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Violence against Women

Violence against Women

News 🗓 Friday September 18 2020 👁 11
The year-wise data of crime against women as per National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB) during the years 2016 to 2018 is at Annexure-I.   The Government attaches high priority to ensuring safety and security of women and has undertaken various legislative and schematic interventions in this regard. These include legislations such as ‘The Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2018’, ‘The Criminal Law (Amendment) Act, 2013’, ‘The Sexual Harassme ... Read More
Fastrack Investigation of Child Sex Abuse Cases

Fastrack Investigation of Child Sex Abuse Cases

News 🗓 Friday September 18 2020 👁 12
The number of cases of child sexual abuse reported from 2009 to 2018, is available at https://ncrb.gov.in/en/crime-india. The Government of India implements the ‘Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012’, which provides for mandatory reporting, child friendly recording of statement and evidence and speedy trial of the cases. It is stipulated in Section 44 (1) of POCSO Act, 2012 that National Commis ... Read More
Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah expresses gratitude to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on the passage of two crucial Bills on agricultural reforms in the Lok Sabha

Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah expresses gratitude to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on the passage of two crucial Bills on agricultural reforms in the Lok Sabha

News 🗓 Friday September 18 2020 👁 8
Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah has expressed gratitude to Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on the passage of two crucial Bills on agricultural reforms in the Lok Sabha. In a series of tweets, Shri Amit Shah said, “India is proud of its hardworking farmers who shoulder the creation of the nation’s wealth and prosperity. In the form of Modi Govt, for the first time there is a Govt at the centre which is working day & night towards the empowerment of farmers and the passage of landmar ... Read More
Strengthening of ICAR

Strengthening of ICAR

News 🗓 Friday September 18 2020 👁 14
The Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) under Department of Agricultural Research and Education (DARE), GOI is the apex organisation to promote Agricultural Research and Development in the country. National Agricultural Research System (NARS) under DARE/ICAR consists of 103 Agricultural Research Institutes, 75 Agricultural Universities, 82 All India Coordinated Research Projects/Network Projects and 11 Agriculture Technology Application Research Institutes ably supported by a network of 721 K ... Read More
Shaadi Mubarak actress Rajeshwari Sachdev tests positive for Coronavirus

Shaadi Mubarak actress Rajeshwari Sachdev tests positive for Coronavirus

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 38
Rajeshwari Sachdev has made her comeback on television with Shaadi Mubarak and has been tested positive for Coronavirus. The confirmed reports came in on Wednesday. Even though she has not been on the shoot for the past few days, she had mild symptoms like low-grade fever and weakness. She thought it was best to get herself tested and unfortunately the reports came back positive. ... Read More
Parliament passes the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill 2020 today

Parliament passes the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill 2020 today

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 31
The Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill 2020 has been passed by Rajya Sabha today. The Bill was earlier passed in Lok Sabha on 19th March, 2020. This paves the way to establish a state-of-the-art Ayurvedic institution called the Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda (ITRA) at Jamnagar, Gujarat, and to confer the status of Institution of National Importance (INI) to it.  The ITRA is sought to be established by conglomerating the presently existing Ayurveda institute ... Read More
Various initiatives taken by Ministry of Steel for capacity building

Various initiatives taken by Ministry of Steel for capacity building

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 38
The National Steel Policy envisages achievement of 300 MTPA crude steel capacity by 2030-31. Towards achievement of this goal Ministry of Steel has taken several initiatives namely:- (i)        Domestically Manufactured Iron & Steel Products Policy for promoting procurement of Made in India steel by Government agencies. (ii)       Steel Scrap Policy for enhancing availability of domestically generated scrap. ... Read More
Enhancement of Steel Production in Eastern India

Enhancement of Steel Production in Eastern India

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 32
The Ministry of Steel has launched 'Purvodaya' initiative, encompassing development of Integrated Steel Hubs in Odisha, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, West Bengal and Andhra Pradesh. Purvodaya aims to focus on development of the Eastern region by setting up green field and brown field steel plants for capacity addition, development of steel clusters near Integrated Steel Plants as well as demand centres and transformation of logistics and utilities infrastructure. This Information was given b ... Read More
M/O Social Justice & Empowerment decides for release of advance grant to implementing agencies to run and maintain old age homes in view of ongoing Pandemic

M/O Social Justice & Empowerment decides for release of advance grant to implementing agencies to run and maintain old age homes in view of ongoing Pandemic

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 31
In view of the ongoing Pandemic and considering the fact that the Implementing Agencies (IAs) may not have sufficient funds to run and maintain Old Age Homes, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has decided for release of advance grant to them. A total of Rs. 83.74 crore has already been released to the IAs during 2020-21, till date. The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is implementing National Action Plan for Senior Citizens (NAPSrC), which has a component of Integrated Pr ... Read More
National Council for Transgender Persons will assess impact of various policies with respect to transgenders

National Council for Transgender Persons will assess impact of various policies with respect to transgenders

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 32
The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has enacted “The Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights), Act, 2019.  As per Chapter VII of the Act in the National Council for Transgender Persons, along with other members, five representatives of transgender community from the State/UTs by rotation and five experts to represent Non-Governmental Organizations or associations working for the welfare of transgender persons are to be nominated by the Central Government. The Council will assess t ... Read More
Steps taken to ensure safety of healthcare and other health workers of hospitals

Steps taken to ensure safety of healthcare and other health workers of hospitals

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 32
Hospitals and dispensaries being a State subject, no data is maintained in the Union Government about Safai Karmacharis, who have died due to health and safety hazards related cleaning hospitals and medical waste during Covid-19 pandemic. States were asked to constitute Infection Prevention and Control Committees. Hospitals were also to identify a nodal officer who will monitor the healthcare workers and review their exposure status. High risk exposures are placed under quarantine for 7 days. B ... Read More
Scientists from Indian Institute of Astrophysics find a new model to probe how black holes rip apart starts

Scientists from Indian Institute of Astrophysics find a new model to probe how black holes rip apart starts

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 33
Scientists have found a new way to probe into supermassive black holes – detecting their properties like mass and spin by observing how they rip apart stars. They have found a model which can infer black hole mass, its spin by observing how the stars are ripped apart on coming to the vicinity of these astronomical bodies with high gravitational force found at the centre of some massive galaxies. Most black holes lead isolated lives and are impossible to study. Astronomers study them by wa ... Read More
Kisan Rail

Kisan Rail

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 38
Under the Kisan Rail Project, potential circuits for movement of vegetables, fruits and other perishables are being identified in consultation with Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare and Agriculture/Animal Husbandry/Fisheries Departments of State Governments. The assessment is being done on the basis of seasonal availability of these items for both way traffic, so as to obtain efficiency and economies of scale. Under the Kisan Rail Project, two train services viz. Devlali& Kolhap ... Read More
Socio-Economic Activities

Socio-Economic Activities

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 32
Indian Railways, besides running trains/special trains on existing Railway system, is undertaking various infrastructure projects including new lines, gauge conversion, doubling, electrification, bridges, etc. which provide direct and indirect benefits to both the rural and urban communities. Railways is also expediting execution of Railway infrastructure works in identified districts under Garib Kalyan Rojgar Yojna to give impetus to socio-economic activities in rural and urban areas. Indian Railways ha ... Read More
Initiatives in Public Private Partnerships to boost Railway Infrastructure

Initiatives in Public Private Partnerships to boost Railway Infrastructure

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 33
It is estimated that Indian Railways would need Capital investment of around ₹ 50 lakh crore upto 2030 for network expansion and capacity augmentation, rolling stock induction and other modernization works to enable better delivery of passenger and freight services and to improve its modal share in transport. To bridge the gap in capital funding and to induct modern technologies and improve efficiencies, it is being planned to use Public Private Partnership (PPP) model for few initiatives. One of the P ... Read More
Electrification of Railway Lines

Electrification of Railway Lines

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 32
Total Broad Gauge (BG) Route kilometer (RKM) Indian Railways (including Konkan Railway) is 63,631. As on 01.04.2020, 39,866 RKM have been electrified. Zone wise length of Rail line yet to be electrified are as under:   Zonal Railways Total BG RKM Electrified RKM ... Read More
Shramik and Special Train Services

Shramik and Special Train Services

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 32
To prevent the spread COVID-19 pandemic, Ministry of Railways discontinued all passenger services immediately after introduction of the national lockdown. Thereafter, keeping in view the requirement of movement of stranded persons Shramik specials were organized in a mission mode. These Shramik specials were operated as “trains on demand” as and when State Governments requisitioned these trains in accordance with the protocol and guidelines issued by the Government. Starting from 01.05.2020 u ... Read More
Solar and Wind Power System

Solar and Wind Power System

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 33
Steps taken by the Government to implement Solar Power plants and Wind power plants on Indian Railways (IR), inter-alia, are as follows: 1. 102.8 Mega Watt (MW) rooftop solar plants commissioned. 2. 4.7 MW land based solar plants commissioned. 3. Land based solar power plant of 50 MW at Bhilai (Chhattisgarh) and 2 MW at Diwana (Haryana) are under execution. The plant at Diwana will be commissioned in September, 2020. 4. To further proliferate solar plants, IR plans ... Read More
Special Trains for Passengers

Special Trains for Passengers

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 33
Train services were started in phases as special trains- (i) 15 pairs of Rajdhani specials were introduced with effect from 12/05/2020. (ii) 100 pairs of special trains were introduced with effect from 01/06/2020. (iii) 43 pairs of special trains were started from 12/09/2020. (iv) 705 Suburban services (Central Railway-355 & Western Railway-350) were started from 15/06/2020. (v) Additional Special trains, in coordination with the State Governments, we ... Read More
Import and In-house production of PNG & CNG

Import and In-house production of PNG & CNG

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 34
As per information provided by Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC), approximately 9,228 MMSCM of Natural gas has been produced domestically and approximately 9,966 MMSCM of LNG has been imported in the country during the period April-July, 2020. This gas also caters to demand of Piped Natural Gas (PNG) and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG). IOCL is executing 517 km long Paradip-Haldia-Barauni Oil 30" capacity augmentation pipeline project. IOCL has informed that physical progress of 43. ... Read More
Policy for Transfer of Employees

Policy for Transfer of Employees

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 41
In terms of instructions issued by Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) on transfer/posting of Government employees, all Ministries/Departments of Government of India are required to have their own guidelines for transfer/posting of their employees providing for the following - minimum tenure; have a mechanism akin to Civil Services Board for recommending transfer; and Respective Ministries/Departments are also required to place the transfer policy ... Read More
Union Government has taken unprecedented measures for labour welfare and employment generation across India during Covid-19 pandemic : Shri Gangwar

Union Government has taken unprecedented measures for labour welfare and employment generation across India during Covid-19 pandemic : Shri Gangwar

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 34
Union Labour and Employment Minister has said today that  “a number of unprecedented steps have been taken by the Union Government for labour welfare and employment  including for migrant workers across India during COVID-19 pandemic. Elaborating it he said : ➢ Labour is in the concurrent list and therefore, both State and Central Governments can legislate on the issues.  Further, most of the Central Labour Acts including the Migrant Labour Act is being implemented exclus ... Read More
Long-Term, Time-Bound, National Level Strategy to Tackle Air Pollution-National Clean Air Programme (NCAP)

Long-Term, Time-Bound, National Level Strategy to Tackle Air Pollution-National Clean Air Programme (NCAP)

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 32
The Central Government launched National Clean Air Programme (NCAP) as a long-term, time-bound, national level strategy to tackle the air pollution problem across the country in a comprehensive manner with targets to achieve 20% to 30% reduction in Particulate Matter concentrations by 2024 keeping 2017 as the base year for the comparison of concentration. Under NCAP, 122 non-attainment cities have been identified across the country based on the Air Quality data from 2014-2018.  A list of Smart Citie ... Read More
Central Government Issued an Advisory to All States / UTs and Their Real Estate Regulatory Authorities to Treat Covid-19 Pandemic AS Force Majeure and Automatically Extend the Registration/Completion date of all Projects Registered Under Rera for a Period of 6 Months

Central Government Issued an Advisory to All States / UTs and Their Real Estate Regulatory Authorities to Treat Covid-19 Pandemic AS Force Majeure and Automatically Extend the Registration/Completion date of all Projects Registered Under Rera for a Period of 6 Months

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 32
In view of the situation created by the global pandemic COVID-19 (Corona Virus), reverse migration of labourers and breakdown of construction materials supply chains, the construction activities of real estate projects were affected adversely across the country. To protect the interest of all stakeholders including homebuyers, Central Government issued an advisory to all States / UTs and their Real Estate Regulatory Authorities to treat COVID-19 pandemic as force majeure and automatica ... Read More
Central Team to Evaluate Losses Due to Floods

Central Team to Evaluate Losses Due to Floods

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 31
The primary responsibility for disaster management rests with the State Governments.  The concerned State Governments undertake assessment/ evaluation of losses and provide relief measures according to the magnitude of the ground situation, in the wake of natural calamities, including flood, from the State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) already placed at their disposal, in  accordance with  Government of India approved items and norms.  For calamity of a severe nature, additional finan ... Read More
Criminal Law Reform Committee

Criminal Law Reform Committee

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 31
A Committee has been constituted under the Chairpersonship of the Vice Chancellor, National Law University, Delhi to suggest reforms in the Criminal laws.  The Ministry of Home Affairs have also sought suggestions from Governors, Chief Ministers of States, Lieutenant Governors (LGs) and Administrators of Union Territories, Hon’ble Chief Justice of India, Hon’ble Chief Justices of various High Courts, Bar Council of India, Bar Council of various States and various Universities/ Law Instit ... Read More
On-going developmental projects in Assam under the Ministry of DoNER

On-going developmental projects in Assam under the Ministry of DoNER

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 31
The details regarding the on-going projects in Assam under the Ministry of DoNER is as under: S.No Scheme Name No. of projects Approved Cost (Rs. in cr.) ... Read More
Illegal Occupation of Land in Cantonment Region

Illegal Occupation of Land in Cantonment Region

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 32
During the year 2018, 2019 and in 2020 (upto 31.08.2020), 7.586 acres of defence land inside cantonment under the management of Defence Estate Organization have been detected as encroached by the residents.  Out of above, defence land measuring 4.11 acres have got freed from encroachment during the same period. The illegal occupation of defence land may cause difficulties in Municipal administration viz. Providing water supply, sanitation and other municipal facilities. The follo ... Read More
Illegal Transfer of Defence Land

Illegal Transfer of Defence Land

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 32
In cases of attempts of illegal transfer based on the nature and circumstances of the case, FIRs/criminal cases have been filed against the sellers/purchasers, Courts have been approached to set aside such transactions.  Competent Revenue authorities have also been approached for not effecting mutation of such transactions.  Such transactions are not recognised and no mutation in defence land records are effected. To prevent such incidences in future, the following steps are taken:- ... Read More
Modernisation of Armed Forces

Modernisation of Armed Forces

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 36
The details of Budget Estimates (BE), Revised Estimates (RE) and Actual Expenditure (Actuals)  on the modernization(Capital Acquisition) of Armed Forces, under Defence Services Estimates (DSE), for the last five years and the current year are as under:-  (Rs. in Crore) Year Budget Estimates ... Read More
Extension of date of implementation of Toys (Quality Control) Order, 2020

Extension of date of implementation of Toys (Quality Control) Order, 2020

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 38
The Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Govt. of India today issued notification, extending the date of implementation of Toys (Quality Control) Order, 2020 as 1.1.2021 in place of 1.9.2020. This decision allows domestic manufacturers four months of extra time to make necessary arrangements for compliance of standards in view of difficulties arising out of COVID-19 pandemic. Sources https://pib.gov.in/PressReleseDetail.as ... Read More
Single Window System

Single Window System

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 42
The Central Government is working on setting up a Single Window System for clearances and approvals of industry in the country. Despite the presence of several IT platforms for investing in India such as in departments of the Government of India and State Single Window Clearances, investors need to visit multiple platforms to gather information and obtain clearances from different stakeholders. To address this, the creation of a centralized Investment Clearance Cell which would provide e ... Read More
New Industrial Policies

New Industrial Policies

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 31
The Government is in the process of bringing out a strategy paper on boosting industrial growth which will be a roadmap for all businesses in the country.   Scheme for Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (ARHCs), a sub-scheme under Pradhan MantriAwasYojana – Urabn (PMAY-U), for providing accommodation at affordable rent to urban migrants / poor has been launched on 31.07.2020 after approval of the Union Cabinet. It’soperational guidelines along with implem ... Read More
ECGC Limited

ECGC Limited

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 37
ECGC Limited was set up in 1957 in Mumbai under the Companies Act 1956 to provide export credit insurance services to exporters and banks to promote and support exports from India. The performance details of ECGC for the last three financial years and current year are given below: (Amount in ₹ Crore) Financial Year 2017 ... Read More
Make In India

Make In India

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 30
Recently, Government has taken various steps in addition to ongoing schemes to boost domestic investments in India. These include the National Infrastructure Pipeline, Reduction in Corporate Tax, easing liquidity problems of NBFCs and Banks, various policy measures to boost domestic manufacturing. Government of India has also promoted domestic manufacturing of goods through public procurement orders, Phased Manufacturing Programme (PMP), Schemes for Production Linked Incentives of various Ministries. ... Read More
Ban on Chinese Products

Ban on Chinese Products

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 32
The Government regularly reviews the country’s import policy, based on emerging trade and economic factors. Decisions to regulate imports are taken based on the assessment in national and public interest. At present, approximately 550 tariff lines are under the ‘Restricted’ / ‘Prohibited’ category for imports under the Foreign Trade Policy, imports of which are restricted from all countries including China. To support and expand domestic capacities, Government has ... Read More
Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on Anganwadis across the Country

Impact of Covid-19 Pandemic on Anganwadis across the Country

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 46
As per the directions issued by Ministry of Home Affairs, under Disaster Management Act, 2005, all the Anganwadi Centres across the country were closed to limit the impact of COVID-19. During the consultation held with States/UTs in the month of July 2020, most of the States had also expressed their inability to open Anganwadi Centres in the light of increasing incidents of COVID-19. However, to ensure continuous nutritional support to Anganwadi beneficiaries, Anganwadi Workers and Helpers have been dist ... Read More
Increase in Child Marriage Cases during the Lockdown

Increase in Child Marriage Cases during the Lockdown

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 32
As per the information received from National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), there is no data to indicate rising number of child marriage cases during the lockdown period. The Government has enacted the ‘Prohibition of Child Marriage Act (PCMA), 2006’. The Government also undertakes awareness drives, media campaigns and outreach programmes and issues advisories to the States/ UTs from time to time to highlight evil effects of this practice. Further, the Ministry of Women and Child Dev ... Read More
Malnutrition Deaths among Children in the Country

Malnutrition Deaths among Children in the Country

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 32
Malnutrition is not a direct cause of death among children. However, it can increase morbidity and mortality by reducing resistance to infections. Malnourished children are more vulnerable to any infection than normal children. The overall under five mortality rate has reduced from 74.3 (NFHS-3) to 49.7 (NFHS-4) deaths per thousand live births.  The Government has accorded high priority to the issue of malnutrition and is implementing several schemes/programmes through States/UTs to addres ... Read More
Increase in Domestic Violence against Women during Lockdown Period

Increase in Domestic Violence against Women during Lockdown Period

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 32
As per the information received from National Legal Services Authority (NALSA) for the period from April 2020 to June 2020, legal aid and assistance has been provided in 2878 domestic violence cases and petition has been filed in 452 cases under the Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005 (PWDVA).  694 cases have been resolved through counselling/ mediation.            The Ministry issued its advisory dated 25.03.2020 to e ... Read More
Steps taken by Government to support tribal communities during Covid pandemic

Steps taken by Government to support tribal communities during Covid pandemic

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 36
Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MoTA) has constituted a team of officers to prepare the roadmap and take necessary measures for implementation/realization of initiatives to restore growth in the economy after the Covid-19 Pandemic. On request of MoTA, the Ministry of Home Affairs has vide Order No. 40-3/2020-DM-I(A) dated 16/04/20 issued guidelines aiming to relax the provisions of lockdown for Collection, harvesting and processing of Minor Forest Produce(MFP)/ Non Timber Forest Produce (NTFP) by STs and oth ... Read More
The approach of the Government has led to Minorities being equal partners with other communities, in the educational & socio-economic development of the country—Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

The approach of the Government has led to Minorities being equal partners with other communities, in the educational & socio-economic development of the country—Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 33
The Government is working with commitment to ensure Development with Dignity, Empowerment without Discrimination, which has ensured prosperity in life of weaker and other needy sections of the society including Minorities. This approach of the Government  has led to Minorities being equal partners with other communities, in the educational & socio-economic development of the country. No such report received in the Ministry to suggest that certain groups are making organised efforts to spread dis ... Read More
ESIC issues instructions for submission of claims for Unemployment Benefit under Atal Bimit Kalyan Yojana

ESIC issues instructions for submission of claims for Unemployment Benefit under Atal Bimit Kalyan Yojana

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 32
ESIC has issued instructions for submission of claims by the affected workers to claim relief under recently expanded Atal Beemit Kalyan Yojna in which relief is to be paid to to those ESI members who lost their job. Claims to get the relief can be made online at website www.esic.in along with submission of the physical claim with an affidavit, photocopy of Aadhaar Card and Bank Account details to the designated ESIC Branch Office by post or in person. It may be stated that ESI Corporation unde ... Read More
Steps to Revive Aviation Industry amid Covid-19 Pandemic

Steps to Revive Aviation Industry amid Covid-19 Pandemic

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 30
All efforts have been made to reduce the impact of the pandemic on the aviation sector. Some of the measures taken to support the aviation sector include inter-alia:        1.    Due to COVID-19 pandemic, domestic air services have been restarted in a calibrated manner. Initially only one third (33%) of the summer schedule 2020 was allowed to be operated which was subsequently increased to 45% on 26 Jun 2020 and then to 60% on 02 Sep 2020. ... Read More
DGCA Undertakes Special Safety Audit of all Scheduled Airlines in India

DGCA Undertakes Special Safety Audit of all Scheduled Airlines in India

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 32
The DGCA is carrying out special safety audit of all the scheduled airlines in the country. For the Airports, spot inspections at 13 licensed airports have been carried out during the monsoon season by the DGCA. Regulatory audit of scheduled airlines is carried out every two years as per the Manual of Regulatory Audit. However based on the findings during surveillances, spot checks, complaints, voluntary report and severity of occurrence, risk based audits are carried out in the form of special ... Read More
To guarantee accessibility of necessary medical devices at genuine cost NPPA extends ceiling prices of Knee Implants till 14th September 2021

To guarantee accessibility of necessary medical devices at genuine cost NPPA extends ceiling prices of Knee Implants till 14th September 2021

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 33
To ensure  accessibility of necessary medical devices to the common man at genuine cost ,drug price regulator,  National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) under the Department  of Pharmaceuticals ,Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers  has extended ceiling prices of Knee Implants for another one year, i.e. till 14thSeptember 2021. A notification dated 15 th September 2020 has been issued by NPPA under Drug Price Control Order(DPCO) ,2013 (Annex-II)in this regard.&nbs ... Read More
PM greets people on Vishwakarma Jayanti

PM greets people on Vishwakarma Jayanti

News 🗓 Thursday September 17 2020 👁 29
Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the people on the occasion of Vishwakarma Jayanti. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, "विश्वकर्मा जयंती की सभी देशवासियों को बहुत-बहुत शुभकामनाएं। आज ... Read More
MSP for MFP Scheme has Successfully Strengthened Tribal Economy; Infusing more than Rs 3000 Crore in the Past Few Months!

MSP for MFP Scheme has Successfully Strengthened Tribal Economy; Infusing more than Rs 3000 Crore in the Past Few Months!

News 🗓 Tuesday September 15 2020 👁 48
One bright spot in this turbulent and challenging year has been therecord procurement of MFPs under the MSP for MFP Schemein 16 states which has now touchedRs. 148.12 crores.This is the highest-ever in terms of the number of MFPs, the total value of procurement and the number of states involved, since the implementation of the scheme. With this, the total procurement for the year (both Government and private trade) crossed more than Rs3000 crores, proving to be a much needed panacea in these distressing ... Read More
Development Action Plan for Scheduled Castes

Development Action Plan for Scheduled Castes

News 🗓 Tuesday September 15 2020 👁 45
As a part of the socio-economic and financial inclusion strategy of the Government to ensure that all segments of the society, particularly the Scheduled Castes, are benefited and adequate funds are allocated for their development, the concept of Development Action Plan for SCs (DAPSC - earlier known as Allocation for Welfare of SCs or SCSP) is being implemented by the Government so that targeted financial and physical benefits can accrue to the Scheduled Castes. Under DAPSC, certain percentage of funds ... Read More
Applications invited for the National Highway Excellence Awards 2019

Applications invited for the National Highway Excellence Awards 2019

News 🗓 Tuesday September 15 2020 👁 46
Applications invited for the National Highway Excellence Awards 2019Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has invited proposals for the National Highways Excellence Awards for the year 2020. The awards are given every year in seven categories – Excellence in Project Management, Excellence in Operation and Maintenance, Green Highway, Innov ... Read More
Financial Assistance to Migrants

Financial Assistance to Migrants

News 🗓 Tuesday September 15 2020 👁 44
Central Government was fully conscious that during the period of an inevitable lockdown, people should not be deprived of essential supplies. The situation was closely monitored 24*7 through Control Rooms at national level. With a view to provide food, health care and shelter to homeless people including migrant workers, Central Government on 28.03.2020, allowed the State Governments to use State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF) for this purpose. Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) also issued regular ... Read More
Government receives large number of suggestions on proposed mining reforms

Government receives large number of suggestions on proposed mining reforms

News 🗓 Tuesday September 15 2020 👁 42
There is no proposal to make illegal mining as legal. The Mines ministry has clarified this today. Ministry of Mines had circulated the proposed reforms in the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) (MMDR) Act, 1957 with different Central Government Ministries /Departments and also to the State Government for comments / suggestions.          Further, in order to give wide publicity to the proposed reforms, as per Pre-Legislative Consultation Poli ... Read More
Deaths of CAPFs in J&K

Deaths of CAPFs in J&K

News 🗓 Tuesday September 15 2020 👁 44
Jammu and Kashmir is affected by terrorism sponsored and supported from across the border for more than last three decades. The Government has adopted a policy of zero tolerance towards terrorism. Security forces are taking effective and continuous action in countering terrorism. As a result, 138 terrorists have been neutralized in Jammu and Kashmir from 01.03.2020 till 31.08.2020. During this period of six months, 50 security force personnel have attained martyrdom in terrorist related incidents and cea ... Read More
Cross Border Intrusion

Cross Border Intrusion

News 🗓 Tuesday September 15 2020 👁 45
Regular attempts for infiltration by terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir are sponsored and supported from across the border. The number of attempts of infiltration and estimated net infiltration in Jammu and Kashmir, month-wise, during the last 12 months (August 2019 – July 2020) are given below:   S. No. Month ... Read More
Postage Stamp released on A-SAT: India’s First Anti Satellite Missile

Postage Stamp released on A-SAT: India’s First Anti Satellite Missile

News 🗓 Tuesday September 15 2020 👁 48
A Customized My Stamp on India’s First Anti Satellite Missile (A-SAT) launch was released by Department of Posts on the occasion of Engineers Day today in the august presence of Shri AjitDoval, National Security Advisor (NSA). On the direction of Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) successfully conducted an Anti-Satellite (A-SAT) missile test ‘Mission Shakti’ from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Island in Odisha on 27th Marc ... Read More
Misleading advertisements

Misleading advertisements

News 🗓 Tuesday September 15 2020 👁 43
The Department of Consumer Affairs has launched a portal-Grievance Against Misleading Advertisements (GAMA), to enable consumers to register their grievances against misleading advertisements. 3302 complaints have been received in 2017, 4025 complaints in 2018 and 4416 complaints in 2019. The Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI), a voluntary self-regulatory organization, looks into complaints across all media. The Consumer Protection Act, 2019 provides for establishment of a Central Consumer Pro ... Read More
The bronze images of Lord Rama, Lakshamana and Mata Sita are the masterpieces of Indian Metal Art and datable to 15th century A.D

The bronze images of Lord Rama, Lakshamana and Mata Sita are the masterpieces of Indian Metal Art and datable to 15th century A.D

News 🗓 Tuesday September 15 2020 👁 44
Union Minister of Culture and Tourism Minister (I/C) Shri Prahlad Singh Patel virtually attended handing over ceremony of 3 sculptures at High Commission of India, London  today. The three sculpturesof Lord Rama, Lakshamana and Mata Sita were handed over by British Police to Indian High Commission in London.   Speaki ... Read More
Extension of deadlines for various compliances under Companies Act

Extension of deadlines for various compliances under Companies Act

News 🗓 Tuesday September 15 2020 👁 43
After considering the various representations of stakeholders and the impact of COVID-19 pandemic, in order to facilitate defaulting companies to make a fresh start on a clean slate by filing documents required to be filed under the Companies Act, 2013 and Rules made thereunder on the  MCA21 registry, the Ministry vide General Circular no.12/2020 dated 30.03.2020, launched a scheme named “Companies Fresh Start Scheme, 2020 (CFSS-2020)” condoning the delay in timely filing of the Annu ... Read More
Promotion of Agricultural Research

Promotion of Agricultural Research

News 🗓 Tuesday September 15 2020 👁 44
To promote agricultural research and education, and to make the country self- reliant in the agriculture sector, DARE/ICAR has developed a country wide network of 103 Agricultural Research Institutes, 75 Agricultural Universities including 3 Central Agricultural Universities and 11 Agriculture Technology Application Research Institutes ably supported by a network of Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) at the district level mandated with technology assessment and demonstration for wider application and capacity ... Read More
Cabinet approves Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor Project from Palwal to Sonipat via Sohna-Manesar- Kharkhauda

Cabinet approves Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor Project from Palwal to Sonipat via Sohna-Manesar- Kharkhauda

News 🗓 Tuesday September 15 2020 👁 47
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to the Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor Project from Palwal to Sonipat via Sohna-Manesar-Kharkhauda.  This Rail Line will start from Palwal and end at existing Harsana Kalan station (On Delhi-Ambala section).  This will also give connectivity enroute to existing Patli Station (On Delhi-Rewari line), Sultanpur station (On Garhi Harsaru-Farukhnagar Line) and Asaudha Station (On D ... Read More
Promotion of Tribal Culture, Livelihood and Education

Promotion of Tribal Culture, Livelihood and Education

News 🗓 Monday September 14 2020 👁 44
Ministry of Tribal Affairs is administrating the schemes of “Support of Tribal Research Institute” and Tribal Festival, Research, Information and Mass Education” under which various activities like research studies/publication of books/documentation including audio visual documentaries to fill the gap of research studies on tribal issues and Promotion of rich tribal cultural heritage as well as capacity building of tribal persons/institutions associated with tribal affairs, disseminatio ... Read More
Government Initiatives for Steel Industry

Government Initiatives for Steel Industry

News 🗓 Monday September 14 2020 👁 44
The steps taken by the Indian steel industry for introduction of digital and analytics in the steel making processes include the following initiatives:-   Identification of the finished product till the end customer through introduction of Quick Response (QR) code based traceable tags where quality and genealogy can be tracked. Centralized Yard Management for all finished products to reduce rake retention time and improved identification and handling of the mat ... Read More
Global Competition in Steel Industry

Global Competition in Steel Industry

News 🗓 Monday September 14 2020 👁 53
Indian steel companies including the public sector steel companies have consistently enhanced their capacities, production and sales including exports over the years. Capacity for domestic crude steel production has been expanded from 109.85 Million Tonnes Per Annum (MTPA) in 2014-15 to 142.29 MTPA in 2019-20 while crude steel production has gone up from 88.98 MTPA in 2014-15 to 109.14 MTPA in 2019-20. India was a net exporter of steel in 2019-20 and during the period of April-August, 2020, steel exports ... Read More
Nominations for Padma Awards-2021 open till 15th September, 2020

Nominations for Padma Awards-2021 open till 15th September, 2020

News 🗓 Monday September 14 2020 👁 43
The last date for online nominations/recommendations for the Padma Awards to be announced on the occasion of Republic Day, 2021 is tomorrow (15th September, 2020). The nominations/recommendations for Padma Awards will be received online only on the Padma Awards portal https://padmaawards.gov.in. The Padma Awards, namely, Padma Vibhushan, Padm ... Read More
यूपी में अब पांच वर्ष की संविदा से शुरू होगी सरकारी नौकरी, बड़े बदलाव की तैयारी

यूपी में अब पांच वर्ष की संविदा से शुरू होगी सरकारी नौकरी, बड़े बदलाव की तैयारी

News 🗓 Monday September 14 2020 👁 70
प्रदेश सरकार समूह ‘ख’ व समूह ‘ग’ की भर्ती प्रक्रिया में बड़ा बदलाव करने पर विचार कर रही है। प्रस्तावित व्यवस्था में चयन के बाद शुरुआती पांच वर्ष तक कर्मियों को संविदा के आधार पर नियुक्त कि ... Read More
The Monsoon session 2020 of Parliament begins tomorrow on September 14

The Monsoon session 2020 of Parliament begins tomorrow on September 14

News 🗓 Sunday September 13 2020 👁 65
The Monsson session 2020 of Parliament will begin from Monday, on September 14, 2020. The fourth session of  17th Lok Sabha and 252nd  Session of Rajya Sabha is scheduledto be held on Monday, 14th September, 2020 and subject to exigencies of Government Business, may conclude on Thursday, 1st October, ... Read More
New information on atmospheric turbulence parameters of Himalaya region can help weather prediction

New information on atmospheric turbulence parameters of Himalaya region can help weather prediction

News 🗓 Saturday September 12 2020 👁 61
Weather predictions becoming more certainand help in preventing air traffic disasters may now be easier and, especially in the Himalaya region. Thanks to certain atmospheric turbulence parameters specific to the Himalaya region that scientists have calculated. Scientists at the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), an autonomous institute under the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India, have estimated turbulence parameters in th ... Read More
Union Power Ministry has invested Rs 11,000 Crore worth of initiatives for electrification in Bihar in last 3-4 years: Shri R. K. Singh

Union Power Ministry has invested Rs 11,000 Crore worth of initiatives for electrification in Bihar in last 3-4 years: Shri R. K. Singh

News 🗓 Saturday September 12 2020 👁 81
Shri R. K. Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Power, New and Renewable Energy and Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, Government of India, today inaugurated a host of community focused facilities developed by NTPC in Bihar in the vicinity of NTPC Barh (1320 MW), Nabinagar Power Generation Company Pvt. Ltd. (NPGCL), Nabinagar (660 MW) and Kanti Bijlee Utpadan Nigam Limited (KBUNL), Kanti (610 MW). ... Read More
students from 8th class to PUC 1 will be given laptops at ₹3,500

students from 8th class to PUC 1 will be given laptops at ₹3,500

News 🗓 Saturday September 12 2020 👁 132
students from 8th class to PUC 1 will be given laptops at ₹3,500 ... Read More
How to Update Garmin GPS? Toll Free No : +1 844-687-1001

How to Update Garmin GPS? Toll Free No : +1 844-687-1001

News 🗓 Thursday September 10 2020 👁 65
Garmin GPS is the device in which you have to connect with your car for traveling from one place to another place. Before the GPS device every person using their smartphones to go to the destination place. But after get the knowledge about the importance of GPS. And then we get the Garmin GPS, you have to just connect with your car. But if the GPS device needs to update it, then you have to follow these steps. Step1: Whenever you get that you need to upgrade the GPS device. You ... Read More
Atal Innovation Mission Launches Aatmanirbhar Bharat ARISE-ANIC Initiative

Atal Innovation Mission Launches Aatmanirbhar Bharat ARISE-ANIC Initiative

News 🗓 Wednesday September 9 2020 👁 100
Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog, today launched one of its most awaited programmes,the Aatmanirbhar Bharat ARISE-Atal New India Challenges, to spur applied research and innovation in Indian MSMEs and startups. The programme will be driven by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), four ministries—Ministry of Defence; Ministry of Food Processing Industries; Ministry of Health and Family Welfare; and Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs—and associated industriesto facili ... Read More
Webinar on Scientific & Technological Interventions by CSIR-CMERI combating COVID-19 under Jigyasa programme

Webinar on Scientific & Technological Interventions by CSIR-CMERI combating COVID-19 under Jigyasa programme

News 🗓 Wednesday September 9 2020 👁 96
Prof. (Dr.) Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-CMERI, Durgapur has said that “science is the key to progress for socio-economic development and as the present pandemic has posed a challenge to combat it in a united spirit, we must also have a common goal, shared vision and direct link between science and society to harness better results in whatever solution we expect from science.  He highlighted the need of effective local level administration to provide an efficient result at global standards&rd ... Read More
Shri Gangwar launched virtual hearing facility in quasi-judicial cases under EPF & MP Act, 1952 through Video conferencing

Shri Gangwar launched virtual hearing facility in quasi-judicial cases under EPF & MP Act, 1952 through Video conferencing

News 🗓 Wednesday September 9 2020 👁 84
The 227th Meeting of the Central Board of Trustees (CBT), EPF was held today under the Chairmanship of Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State for Labour & Employment (I/C), and Vice Chairmanship of Shri Heeralal Samariya, Secretary (L&E), Central Provident Fund Commissioner, Sh. Sunil Barthwal, conducted the meeting as Member Secretary, CBT, EPF through Video Conference mode.   Following were the highlights of the Central Board Meeting:-   ... Read More
Union Education Minister confers ‘CBSE Teachers Award’ to 38 Teachers and Principals of CBSE affiliated schools during an online ceremony in New Delhi

Union Education Minister confers ‘CBSE Teachers Award’ to 38 Teachers and Principals of CBSE affiliated schools during an online ceremony in New Delhi

News 🗓 Wednesday September 9 2020 👁 84
Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' today felicitated and conferred CBSE Teachers Award to 38 Teachers and Principals of CBSE affiliated schools during an online ceremony in New Delhi today. Minister of State for Education, Shri Sanjay Dhotre also graced the occasion. Secretary, Department of School Education & Literacy, Smt. Anita Karwal, and Chairman CBSE Shri Manoj Ahuja were also present on the occasion. Several other distinguished guests from Ministr ... Read More
Organic Food Processing Unit inaugurated in Uttar Pradesh

Organic Food Processing Unit inaugurated in Uttar Pradesh

News 🗓 Wednesday September 9 2020 👁 90
With the inauguration of this food processing unit, 5000 farmers will be benefitted and it is expected to leverage an investment of Rs 50.33 crores, said Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Union Minister for Food Processing Industries. Inaugurating the food processing unit located in Barabanki, Uttar Pradesh through video conference today, Smt. Badal said that the food processing sector is witnessing robust growth and has been identified as a champion sector by the Government of India. She added that the diverse ... Read More
Extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places also very likely over Coastal & South Interior Karnataka on 11th September, 2020

Extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places also very likely over Coastal & South Interior Karnataka on 11th September, 2020

News 🗓 Wednesday September 9 2020 👁 75
According to the National Weather Forecasting Centre/Regional Meteorological Centre, New Delhi of the India Meteorological Department (IMD):   Significant Weather Features (September 09, 2020):   ♦ An off-shore trough at mean sea level runs from south Maharashtra coast to north Kerala coast. The east-west shear zone runs roughly along 13°N across the peninsular India at 3.1 km above mean sea level and a cyclonic circulation lies ... Read More
Induction Ceremony of Rafale Aircraft into Indian Air Force

Induction Ceremony of Rafale Aircraft into Indian Air Force

News 🗓 Wednesday September 9 2020 👁 64
The Indian Air Force will formally induct the Rafale aircraft on 10th September 2020 at Air Force Station, Ambala. The aircraft will be part of 17 Squadron, the “Golden Arrows”. The first five Indian Air Force Rafale aircraft arrived at Air Force Station, Ambala from France on 27th July 2020. Hon’ble Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh and Mrs Florence Parly Minister of the Armed Forces of France will be the Chief Guest for the event. Chief of Defence Staff General Bipin Rawat, C ... Read More
India is working on clean energy mission with a collective mindset: Shri Piyush Goyal

India is working on clean energy mission with a collective mindset: Shri Piyush Goyal

News 🗓 Wednesday September 9 2020 👁 81
Union Commerce and Industry & Railways Minister Shri Piyush Goyal has said that India is working on Clean energy mission with a collective mindset. Speaking at the Valedictory function of the First World Solar Technology Summit organized by International Solar Alliance (ISA) on Tuesday, Shri Goyal said “The best part about India's own engagement with clean energy is that we are working with a collective mindset, breaking all departmental silos and working to support each other to finally ac ... Read More
PM to launch Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana on 10th September

PM to launch Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana on 10th September

News 🗓 Wednesday September 9 2020 👁 95
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will digitally launch the Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana (PMMSY) on 10th September. Prime Minister will also launch e-Gopala App, a comprehensive breed improvement marketplace and information portal for direct use of farmers. Several other initiatives in the fisheries and animal husbandry sectors in Bihar will also be launched by the Prime Minister on the occasion.   The Governor and Chief Minister of Bihar, along with Union Minister and Mo ... Read More
Telugu TV actor Sravani Kondapalli dies by suicide

Telugu TV actor Sravani Kondapalli dies by suicide

News 🗓 Wednesday September 9 2020 👁 98
Well-known Telugu TV actor Sravani Kondapalli died by suicide on Tuesday night. As per a report by The News Minute, she was found dead in her home in Hyderabad. However, her family alleges that the reason for her suicide is harassment. The report added that Sravani took her life after alleged harassment from a man called Devaraj Reddy, whom she had met on Tik Tik and got well acquainted with. As per the police, Sravani’s body has been shifted to Osmania General hospital for post mortem. ... Read More
 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline Kiran (1800-599-0019) launched in 13 Languages

24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline Kiran (1800-599-0019) launched in 13 Languages

News 🗓 Tuesday September 8 2020 👁 93
The 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline KIRAN (1800-599-0019) was launched by DEPwD, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in 13 languages to provide relief and support to persons with Mental Illness and in view of the growing incidence of mental illness, particularly in the wake of Pandemic COVID-19. Union Minister for SJ&E Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot launched it yesterday through Webcast along with poster, brochure and resource book on helpline. The helpline operates in ... Read More
India sets up a Project Preparation Facility to develop bankable Solar Energy projects in ISA member countries with the help of EXIM Bank of India

India sets up a Project Preparation Facility to develop bankable Solar Energy projects in ISA member countries with the help of EXIM Bank of India

News 🗓 Tuesday September 8 2020 👁 102
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi in a message at the inaugural session of First World Solar Technology Summit read out by Shri R.K. Singh, the President, International Solar Alliance (ISA) Assembly and Minister of State (I/C) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, said, today, that technology holds the key to scale up the use of solar energy. Technological achievements have already brought about a significant reduction in the price of solar power. A further reduction in the cost will provide a major ... Read More
ESIC Clarification on reporting of alleged improper services at ESIC Hospital and Dispensaries, Noida

ESIC Clarification on reporting of alleged improper services at ESIC Hospital and Dispensaries, Noida

News 🗓 Tuesday September 8 2020 👁 105
ESIC in response to the news published in some of the newspapers about ESI IPs & their Beneficiaries not getting proper treatment at ESIC Hospital and Dispensaries, Noida, has clarified that ESIC Hospital, Noida has been providing dedicated medical care and all types of treatment related services to the IPs and their beneficiaries. This may further be substantiated by the relevant data which shows that ESIC Hospital has done remarkably well in providing medical care during such Covid-19 pandemic. ... Read More
Ministry of Education celebrates 54th International Literacy Day Celebration-2020 today

Ministry of Education celebrates 54th International Literacy Day Celebration-2020 today

News 🗓 Tuesday September 8 2020 👁 99
The National level function to celebrate 54th International Literacy Day was organized by Ministry of Education here today through online mode. Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Union Minister of Education was the Chief Guest on this occasion. Minister of State for Education, Shri Sanjay Dhotre was Guest of Honour the occasion. The Message of Director General, UNESCO was read by UNESCO Representative on the occasion.  Secretary, Department of School Education and Literacy Smt Anita Karwal ... Read More
1 lakh tele-consultations conducted in the last 20 days

1 lakh tele-consultations conducted in the last 20 days

News 🗓 Tuesday September 8 2020 👁 119
‘eSanjeevani’ telemedicine service, the platform of the Health Ministry providing tele-consultations, has completed 3 lakh tele-consultations. Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare had presided over a meet to commemorate the platform’s completion of 1.5 lakh on 9th of August. The platform has  registered double that number of consultations within a month since then. One lakh of these tele-consultations were held in the last 20 days. The platform ... Read More
More than 42 crore poor people received financial assistance of Rs 68,820 crore under PMGKP

More than 42 crore poor people received financial assistance of Rs 68,820 crore under PMGKP

News 🗓 Tuesday September 8 2020 👁 90
As part of the Rs 1.70 lakh crore Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP), the Government announced free food grains and cash payment to women and poor senior citizens and farmers. The swift implementation of the package is being continuously monitored by Central and State governments. Around 42 crore poor people received financial assistance of Rs 68,820 crore under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package.   ... Read More
ADB & India Sign $500 Million Loan for Delhi-Meerut RRTS Corridor

ADB & India Sign $500 Million Loan for Delhi-Meerut RRTS Corridor

News 🗓 Tuesday September 8 2020 👁 101
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India today signed a $500 million loan, the first tranche of a total $1 billion facility, to build a modern, high-speed 82-kilometer Delhi-Meerut Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) corridor that will improve regional connectivity and mobility in India’s national capital region (NCR). The signatories to the loan agreement for the Delhi-Meerut RRTS Investment Project were Shri Sameer Kumar Khare, Additional Secretary (Fund Bank and AD ... Read More
Cabinet approves Asset Monetization of subsidiaries of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited through Infrastructure Investment Trust

Cabinet approves Asset Monetization of subsidiaries of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited through Infrastructure Investment Trust

News 🗓 Tuesday September 8 2020 👁 96
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given its approval to: Power Grid Corporation of In ... Read More
PM condoles the death of Telugu actor Shri Jaya Prakash Reddy

PM condoles the death of Telugu actor Shri Jaya Prakash Reddy

News 🗓 Tuesday September 8 2020 👁 107
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi condoled the death of Telugu actor Shri Jaya Prakash Reddy. He tweeted “Jaya Prakash Reddy impressed everyone with his unique acting style. He played many memorable roles in his long career. The World of Cinema has become a lot  poorer with his passing away. My thoughts are with his family and fans.” జయ ప్రకాష ... Read More
DRDO successfully flight tests Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle

DRDO successfully flight tests Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 95
Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has successfully demonstrated the hypersonic air-breathing scramjet technology with the flight test of Hypersonic Technology Demonstration Vehicle (HSTDV) at 1103 hours from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Launch Complex at Wheeler Island, off the coast of Odisha today. The hypersonic cruise vehicle was launched using a proven solid rocket motor, which took it to an altitude of 30 kilometres (km), where the aerodynamic heat shields were separated at hyper ... Read More
PM congratulates DRDO for successful flight of the Hypersonic Test Demonstration Vehicle

PM congratulates DRDO for successful flight of the Hypersonic Test Demonstration Vehicle

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 92
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has congratulated the Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) for successful flight of the Hypersonic Test Demonstration Vehicle. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, "Congratulations to DRDO for successful flight of the Hypersonic Test Demonstration Vehicle today. The scramjet engine developed by our scientists helped the flight achieve a speed 6 times the speed of sound! Very few countries have such capability today." ... Read More
Atal Innovation Mission and ScooNews Partner to spread awareness of Grassroots Innovations

Atal Innovation Mission and ScooNews Partner to spread awareness of Grassroots Innovations

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 96
In order to share and spread inspiring stories of grassroots, innovations Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, is collaborating with ScooNews, one of the largest education media houses in India. Through this collaboration, not only greater awareness of various initiatives of AIM and Atal Tinkering Labs will be generated among the education sector stakeholders, but also schools, faculties, educators and mentors will be provided quality perspectives, content and best practices from across the glo ... Read More
Atal Innovation Mission Partners with Freshworks to empower AIM Startup Innovators

Atal Innovation Mission Partners with Freshworks to empower AIM Startup Innovators

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 100
To provide robust support to innovators and entrepreneurs in India, Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog, has partnered with Freshworks Inc., a customer-engagement software company. The collaboration aims to increase the efficacy of the institutions and startups in the AIM portfolio and foster innovation and entrepreneurship among startup innovators. Under this partnership, Freshworks will provide credits for its suite of products to AIM and its beneficiaries, which will empower startu ... Read More
Press Note on Global Multidimensional Poverty Index and India

Press Note on Global Multidimensional Poverty Index and India

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 96
NITI Aayog as the nodal agency has been assigned the responsibility of leveraging the monitoring mechanism of the Global Multidimensional Poverty Index (MPI) to drive reforms. Global MPI is part of Government of India’s decision to monitor the performance of the country in 29 select Global Indices. The objective of the “Global Indices to Drive Reforms and Growth (GIRG)” exercise is to fulfil the need to measure and monitor India’s performance on various important social and econom ... Read More
Central, State governments and Industry working in synergy with Citizens is the solution to mitigate Air Pollution: Shri Prakash Javadekar

Central, State governments and Industry working in synergy with Citizens is the solution to mitigate Air Pollution: Shri Prakash Javadekar

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 113
Speaking at a webinar on the first ever International Day of Clean Air For Blue Skies Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that the government is committed to reduce the Air polllution level in 122 most polluted cities. Underscoring the problem of Air Pollution the Environment Minister said that in 2014, the government launched the Air Quality Index (AQI) monitoring and today we are tracking the levels of Pollution on eight parameters. ... Read More
Central, State governments and Industry working in synergy with Citizens is the solution to mitigate Air Pollution: Shri Prakash Javadekar

Central, State governments and Industry working in synergy with Citizens is the solution to mitigate Air Pollution: Shri Prakash Javadekar

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 94
Speaking at a webinar on the first ever International Day of Clean Air For Blue Skies Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that the government is committed to reduce the Air polllution level in 122 most polluted cities. Underscoring the problem of Air Pollution the Environment Minister said that in 2014, the government launched the Air Quality Index (AQI) monitoring and today we are tracking the levels of Pollution on eight parameters. ... Read More
Central, State governments and Industry working in synergy with Citizens is the solution to mitigate Air Pollution: Shri Prakash Javadekar

Central, State governments and Industry working in synergy with Citizens is the solution to mitigate Air Pollution: Shri Prakash Javadekar

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 95
Speaking at a webinar on the first ever International Day of Clean Air For Blue Skies Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar has said that the government is committed to reduce the Air polllution level in 122 most polluted cities. Underscoring the problem of Air Pollution the Environment Minister said that in 2014, the government launched the Air Quality Index (AQI) monitoring and today we are tracking the levels of Pollution on eight parameters. ... Read More
Vice President suggests inclusion of milk in mid-day meal scheme

Vice President suggests inclusion of milk in mid-day meal scheme

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 96
The Vice President, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today suggested that milk could be given either as part of breakfast or the mid-day meal in order to improve the nutritional levels of children. Shri Naidu spoke to the Union Minister for Women and Child Development, Smt. Smriti Irani in this regard and made this suggestion. The Minister assured the Vice President that the central government would consider recommending to all the States to include milk in the mid-day meal scheme. Earlier in th ... Read More
Arjuna Awardee Madhurika Patkar appeals to all to participate in the Fit India Freedom Run

Arjuna Awardee Madhurika Patkar appeals to all to participate in the Fit India Freedom Run

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 93
The Sports Authority of India regional center in Mumbai organised an online interaction with Table Tennis player Madhurika Patkar on Monday. The paddler, who won the Arjuna Awards in 2020, at the virtual National Sports Awards last month, spoke on the importance of the ongoing Fit India Freedom Run. Organised by the Sports Ministry, it is the largest country-wideRun that was launched on August 14 by the Union Minister of Sports & Youth Affairs Shri Kiren Rijiju. The run, to go on till Octob ... Read More
Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot launches 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helplinekiran (1800-599-0019)

Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot launches 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helplinekiran (1800-599-0019)

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 93
The 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline “KIRAN” (1800-500-0019) was launched by ShriThaawarchandGehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowermentthrough virtual modeWebcast here today to provide relief and support to persons with Mental Illness. DEPwD, M/o Social Justice & Empowerment launched it in view of the growing incidence of Mental Illness, particularly in the wake of COVID-19 Pandemic. Shri Gehlot also released the poster, brochure and resource book on the ... Read More
Thykoodam-Petta stretch of Kochi metro inaugurated

Thykoodam-Petta stretch of Kochi metro inaugurated

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 123
Kerala metro phase 1 has been completed with the commissioning of the Thykoodam-Petta stretch, announced  Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, MoS, I/C, Housing and Urban Affairs. Shri Puri added that Phase-1 of the Kochi Metro is now complete at a cost of ₹6218 crores. He further said that the proposal for Phase-2 of Kochi Metro is under active consideration of Govt of India and would be approved soon. Thykoodam-Petta stretch of Kochi Metro was inaugurated by Union Minister Shri Hardeep Singh Puri and Kerala ... Read More
#BiharFightsCorona In Bihar #Unlock_4 come into force from today. The complete lockdown is extended in containment zones till 30th September.

#BiharFightsCorona In Bihar #Unlock_4 come into force from today. The complete lockdown is extended in containment zones till 30th September.

News 🗓 Monday September 7 2020 👁 125
#BiharFightsCorona In Bihar #Unlock_4 come into force from today. The complete lockdown is extended in containment zones till 30th September. ... Read More
Newly discovered interaction between light and molecules can power optical devices

Newly discovered interaction between light and molecules can power optical devices

News 🗓 Sunday September 6 2020 👁 120
Low reflection lenses, high reflection mirrors in devices such as better binoculars and telescopes, colour changing paints, and inks may now be powered by a newly discovered property of the interaction between light and molecules. Bengaluru based scientists have found that UV and blue light combination reversibly switches the system between 3D and 1D photonic structure --- a novel interaction that can help make tunable and effective optical devices. In their quest to develop materials for tunab ... Read More
JNCASR researchers develop diagnostic therapy for Lung Cancer

JNCASR researchers develop diagnostic therapy for Lung Cancer

News 🗓 Sunday September 6 2020 👁 99
Lung cancer, the most common cause of cancer-related death worldwide, is tough to detect at early stages, making it difficult to treat. Scientists may soon have a solution in the form of diagnostic therapy for lung cancer which paves the way for personalized medicine. Recently researchers from Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research (JNCASR), an autonomous institute under the Department of Science & Technology (DST), Govt. of India, have developed a therano ... Read More
Government of India Expands the support to Artisans manifold, for making Agarbatti, to make India Aatm- Nirbhar

Government of India Expands the support to Artisans manifold, for making Agarbatti, to make India Aatm- Nirbhar

News 🗓 Sunday September 6 2020 👁 112
Taking a holistic approach and looking to the enhanced interest of the stakeholders, Ministry of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME), further expanded the reach and support to Artisans, involved in Agarbatti making, and to the Agarbatti Industry, by issuing new guidelines on 4th September, 2020. Further to its launching the support program on 30.07.20, Ministry has looked at all aspects of the industry, beyond just supply of machines for making Agarbatti. This includes ensuring supply of inputs and ... Read More
Shri Prakash Javadekar to chair a webinar on first ever International Day of Clean Air For Blue Skies.

Shri Prakash Javadekar to chair a webinar on first ever International Day of Clean Air For Blue Skies.

News 🗓 Sunday September 6 2020 👁 96
Union Environment Minister, Shri Prakash Javadekar will be chairing a webinar on the first-ever International Day of Clean Air for Blue Skies tomorrow, September 7, 2020. Shri Javadekar will also be reviewing the progress of the activities under National Clean Air programme (NCAP) during the course of the webinar. The webinar can be joined live on the following link : https://youtu.be/lHDTNbaAZ2c The webinar will be ... Read More
Link Kisan Rail from Sangola- Manmad- Daund also to run Tri-weekly

Link Kisan Rail from Sangola- Manmad- Daund also to run Tri-weekly

News 🗓 Sunday September 6 2020 👁 93
Due to overwhelming demand, Railway has decided to increase the frequency of Devlali-Muzaffarpur Bi-weekly Kisan Rail as Tri-weekly with effect from 08.9.2020 onwards. Giving this information in a press communiqué issued yesterday, the Public Relations Department of Central Railway said that CR will also increase the frequency of Link Kisan Rail from Bi-weekly to Tri-weekly between Sangola and Manmad which will be attached/detached to Devlali-Muzaffarpur Kisan Rail at Manmad. The details are as un ... Read More
Images sent by Chandrayaan-1 indicate  possible impact of Earth's atmosphere on Moon

Images sent by Chandrayaan-1 indicate  possible impact of Earth's atmosphere on Moon

News 🗓 Sunday September 6 2020 👁 92
Disclosing this here today, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and MoS Space, Dr Jitendra Singh said that ISRO’s maiden mission to the Moon has sent images which show that Moon may be rusting along the poles.  The sign of this finding is that even though the su ... Read More
National Facility at IRSHA, Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune: A National Biopharma Mission supported Facility

National Facility at IRSHA, Bharati Vidyapeeth, Pune: A National Biopharma Mission supported Facility

News 🗓 Saturday September 5 2020 👁 119
Department of Biotechnology, Government of India has taken myriads of initiatives to increase investments in research and development (R&D) of affordable Biotech healthcare products. Establishment of National Biopharma Mission is one such endeavour to identify the needs and gaps of Biotherapeutics, Vaccine and Devices Industry and address those capacity bottlenecks. Vaccine development requires extensive evaluation in humans to establish safety, immunogenicity and clinical efficacy. Central ... Read More
Scientists have developed a neural-based (machine learning-based) practical approach for automatic interpretation of 3D seismic data

Scientists have developed a neural-based (machine learning-based) practical approach for automatic interpretation of 3D seismic data

News 🗓 Saturday September 5 2020 👁 132
Scientists struggling with the manual interpretation of growing seismic data to explore causes of earthquake, particularly when the area is geologically complex, are now armed with a machine learning-based solution that can help in automatic interpretation of this data. Effective detection of subsurface geologic features from surface seismic data is very important for understanding the geotectonic, basin evolution, resource exploration, and process that causes earthquakes (seismogenesis) of an ... Read More
Indian Railways to start Computer Based Test for notified vacancies from 15th December 2020

Indian Railways to start Computer Based Test for notified vacancies from 15th December 2020

News 🗓 Saturday September 5 2020 👁 97
Indian Railways is going to start computer based tests for notified vacancies from 15th December 2020. Indian Railways had notified 3 types of vacancies. These were 35208 for NTPC (non technical popular categories like guards, office clerks, commercial clerks etc), 1663 for Isolated & Ministerial categories (Steno & Teaches etc) and 103769 for Level 1 vacancies (track maintainers, pointsman etc). In all RRBs had notified a total of 1.40 lakh such vacancies for NTPC categories, Level-1 P ... Read More
Indian Railways to run additional 40 pairs of more special trains w.e.f. 12th September 2020

Indian Railways to run additional 40 pairs of more special trains w.e.f. 12th September 2020

News 🗓 Saturday September 5 2020 👁 93
Ministry of Railways (MoR) in consultation with Ministry of Health & Family welfare (MoHFW) and Ministry of Home Affairs(MHA) has decided to run 40 pairs (80trains) of more special trains from 12th September 2020. These 40 pairs of special trains shall be operated as per the details mentioned in the annexure. (link is given below). The booking of accommodation in these trains shall start from 10th September, 2020. These will be fully reserved trains.  ... Read More
National Education Policy 2020 is a revolutionary reform for the 21st Century – Prakash Javadekar

National Education Policy 2020 is a revolutionary reform for the 21st Century – Prakash Javadekar

News 🗓 Saturday September 5 2020 👁 121
Union Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar has termed the National Education Policy 2020 as a revolutionary reform of the 21st Century.   Delivering the key-note address at the Centenary Year Teachers’ Day Celebration of the Parle Tilak Vidyalay Association of Mumbai through video link, he said early childhood education, enquiry-based education, teacher training, foundational and numeric literacy, have all been laid emphasis on.  The Minister said NEP 2020 will empower our youth, which wi ... Read More
President of India appreciates the role of Teachers through Digital Education during COVID times

President of India appreciates the role of Teachers through Digital Education during COVID times

News 🗓 Saturday September 5 2020 👁 128
The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, conferred National Awards on 47 teachers from across the country in the first ever award ceremony held virtually today (September 5, 2020) on the occasion of Teachers’ Day. The President in his speech congratulated the winners of the award and appreciated the steps taken by the teachers in order to improve school education qualitatively. He observed that about 40 percent of the winners of the National Awards were women and appreciated the role women hav ... Read More
Indian Army rescues Chinese Citizens in North Sikkim

Indian Army rescues Chinese Citizens in North Sikkim

News 🗓 Saturday September 5 2020 👁 101
The Indian Army extended a helping hand to three Chinese citizens who lost their way in Plateau area of North Sikkim at an altitude of 17,500 feet on 03 September 2020.      Realising danger to the lives of the Chinese citizens which included two men and one woman in sub zero temperatures, the soldiers of Indian Army immediately reached out and provided medical assistance including oxygen, food and warm clothes to protect them from the vagaries of extreme altitude and harsh ... Read More
Ranking of states based on implementation of Business Reform Action Plan for the year 2019 declared;

Ranking of states based on implementation of Business Reform Action Plan for the year 2019 declared;

News 🗓 Saturday September 5 2020 👁 120
Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman, Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, today announced the 4th edition of Business Reform Action Plan (BRAP) ranking of states. The announcements were made in the august presence of Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Minister of Commerce & Industry; Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister for Commerce & Industry and Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs; Minister of State (Independent Charge) of the Mini ... Read More
PM expressed gratitude to teachers on Teachers Day

PM expressed gratitude to teachers on Teachers Day

News 🗓 Saturday September 5 2020 👁 113
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi expressed gratitude to teachers on Teachers Day and also paid tributes to Dr S Radhakrishnan. In a series of tweets, he wrote “We remain grateful to the hardworking teachers for their contributions towards shaping minds and building our nation. On Teachers Day, we express gratitude to our teachers for their remarkable efforts. We pay tributes to Dr. S. Radhakrishnan on his Jay ... Read More
Enabling a smooth journey for NEET & JEE exam candidates, South Western Railway is running 6 pairs of special trains.

Enabling a smooth journey for NEET & JEE exam candidates, South Western Railway is running 6 pairs of special trains.

News 🗓 Friday September 4 2020 👁 103
Enabling a smooth journey for NEET & JEE exam candidates, South Western Railway is running 6 pairs of special trains. Students need not fear, Railways i ... Read More
Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot to Launch 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline (1800-599-0019) KIRAN On 7th September, 2020

Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot to Launch 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline (1800-599-0019) KIRAN On 7th September, 2020

News 🗓 Friday September 4 2020 👁 113
Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment will launch the “24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline “KIRAN” (1800-500-0019)” through virtual mode Webcast on 07th September 09, 2020 (Monday). This Helpline has been developed by the Department of E ... Read More
Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot to Launch 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline (1800-599-0019) KIRAN On 7th September, 2020

Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot to Launch 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline (1800-599-0019) KIRAN On 7th September, 2020

News 🗓 Friday September 4 2020 👁 104
Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment will launch the “24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline “KIRAN” (1800-500-0019)” through virtual mode Webcast on 07th September 09, 2020 (Monday). This Helpline has been developed by the Department of E ... Read More
Portable Sterilization unit using new hybrid sterilization technology can decontaminate PPEs rapidly

Portable Sterilization unit using new hybrid sterilization technology can decontaminate PPEs rapidly

News 🗓 Friday September 4 2020 👁 100
Scientists have developed a portable sterilisation unit using a new technology called the hybrid sterilization system that can decontaminate personal protective equipment (PPE) necessary for combating COVID 19, easily and rapidly, allowing them to be used multiple times. I ... Read More
CSIR-CMERI develops Affordable Solar Powered Battery based Sprayers to tackle Water Crisis in Agriculture

CSIR-CMERI develops Affordable Solar Powered Battery based Sprayers to tackle Water Crisis in Agriculture

News 🗓 Friday September 4 2020 👁 138
Water is a precious resource and water scarcity is looming large over the entire Nation. Agriculture, which consumes around 70% of Water, for irrigation purpose, is the most vulnerable sector of the Economy owing to this crisis. To address this issue there has been discussion on implementing solar pump in almost every farmland. Apart from solar pumps, CSIR-CMERI isworking on methods to reduce water consumption required for irrigation. Initially, Drip irrigation was considered but later it was r ... Read More
Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah conveyed his best wishes to Indian Police Service (IPS) officers of 71RR (Regular Recruit, 2018 batch) on their Dikshant Parade

Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah conveyed his best wishes to Indian Police Service (IPS) officers of 71RR (Regular Recruit, 2018 batch) on their Dikshant Parade

News 🗓 Friday September 4 2020 👁 107
The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modiinteracted with the Indian Police Service (IPS) officers of 71RR (Regular Recruit, 2018 batch) on their Dikshant Parade at the iconic Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy (SVPNPA), Hyderabad via video conferencing today.Union Home Minister, Shri Amit Shah also participated in the Parade via video conferencing. Expressing gratitude to the Prime Minister fo ... Read More
Holding of Bye-elections due in various States

Holding of Bye-elections due in various States

News 🗓 Friday September 4 2020 👁 115
Commission meeting was held today regarding holding of bye-elections due in various states. Presently, there are 65 clear vacancies due for bye-elections in Assembly/Parliamentary Constituency, out of which there are 64 vacancies in the State Legislative Assemblies of various states and 1(one) vaca ... Read More
Simplilearn Strengthens Operations in the United Kingdom: Partners With ILX to Offer Programs in Digital Transformation Technology

Simplilearn Strengthens Operations in the United Kingdom: Partners With ILX to Offer Programs in Digital Transformation Technology

News 🗓 Friday September 4 2020 👁 128
04 September 2020: Simplilearn, a leading global digital skills training provider, today announced its partnership with ... Read More
Harvard Business School Publishing (HBSP) lists Amara Raja Group’s HRM Practices; The case study developed by IIM Ahmedabad

Harvard Business School Publishing (HBSP) lists Amara Raja Group’s HRM Practices; The case study developed by IIM Ahmedabad

News 🗓 Friday September 4 2020 👁 185
India, 04 September 2020: Harvard Business School Publishing has listed an educative case-study based on Amara Raja Group’s HRM practices, titled - “The Amara Raja Group (A): Building HRM Capabilities”. Impressed by the effectiveness of the Amara Raja HR Organization structure and the culture, the case study was developed by Professor Biju Varkkey, IIM Ahmedabad and PhD Student of IIM Trichy, Ms. Farheen Fathima. Professor Biju Varkkey initiated a deep dive study with t ... Read More
Research by TRIs should focus on future development of Tribals and help achieve the goal of Mera Van Mera Dhan Mera Udhyam: Shri Arjun Munda

Research by TRIs should focus on future development of Tribals and help achieve the goal of Mera Van Mera Dhan Mera Udhyam: Shri Arjun Munda

News 🗓 Thursday September 3 2020 👁 120
Union Minister for Tribal Affairs Shri Arjun Munda has said that the Ministry of Tribal affairs is funding  26 Tribal Research Institutes (TRIs) for research under Grant to TRIs and is engaged in quality research in collaboration with reputed Government and Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) spread over the country. National Institute for Tribal research is being set up in partnership with IIPA at the IIPA premises in Delhi, the Minister said. These partner organizations are designated as Centres o ... Read More
E-Foundation stone laid for National Training Academy for Rural Self Employment Training Institutes in Bengaluru

E-Foundation stone laid for National Training Academy for Rural Self Employment Training Institutes in Bengaluru

News 🗓 Thursday September 3 2020 👁 107
E-Foundation stone laying ceremony of the new training Institute building of National Academy of RUDSETI (NAR) was held yesterday. The NAR undertakes monitoring, mentoring and capacity building of the Rural Self Employment Training Institutes staff (585 RSETIs are spread across 566 districts of the country), State/UT Rural Livelihood Mission staff and the concerned Bank officials on behalf of the Ministry of Rural Development. Addressing the participants, Shri Nagendra Nath Sinha, Secretary Rur ... Read More
Promotion of Digital and IT based payment of fees through FASTag

Promotion of Digital and IT based payment of fees through FASTag

News 🗓 Thursday September 3 2020 👁 105
Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has notified draft notification GSR 541 (E) dated 1st September, 2020 to seek comments and suggestions from the stakeholders on making FASTag mandatory for old vehicles sold before 1st December, 2017. The amended provision in CMVR, 1989 is proposed to be put in force wef 1st Jan 2021. ... Read More
Team NTPC beats 112 organisations to emerge winner at AIMA - Chanakya (Business Simulation Game) National Management Games 2020

Team NTPC beats 112 organisations to emerge winner at AIMA - Chanakya (Business Simulation Game) National Management Games 2020

News 🗓 Thursday September 3 2020 👁 124
Team NTPC overcame a stiff challenge to emerge as winner at the recently concluded All India Management Association (AIMA) - Chanakya (Business Simulation Game) National Management Games (NMG) 2020. The victory was also significant since NTPC won the prestigious National Management Games for the first time in five years. NTPC Limited, the Central PSU under Ministry of Power mentioned in a statemen ... Read More
Jal Jeevan Mission promotes research and development

Jal Jeevan Mission promotes research and development

News 🗓 Thursday September 3 2020 👁 112
Jal Jeevan Mission is being implemented in partnership with States, to enable every household in villages to have functional household tap connection by 2024. This Mission aims at ensuring potable water supply in adequate quantity (@ the rate of 55 litres per person per day) and of prescribed quality to every rural household on regular and long-term basis. On completion of 1st year of Jal Jeevan Mission, announced by the Prime Minister in his Independence Day address to the nation from the ... Read More
Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan empowering villagers with livelihood opportunities - Success stories of beneficiaries

Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan empowering villagers with livelihood opportunities - Success stories of beneficiaries

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 120
The Garib Kalyan RojgarAbhiyaan (GKRA) has been launched to boost employment and livelihood opportunities for migrant workers returning to villages and similarly affected citizens in rural areas, in the wake of COVID-19 outbreak. The Abhiyaan is taking action on mission mode to provide employment to migrant workers who have returned to their native villages of 6 states namely Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. The Abhiyaan is now empowering villagers with livelihood op ... Read More
Union Power Minister launches Green Term Ahead Market (GTAM) in electricity through video conferencing

Union Power Minister launches Green Term Ahead Market (GTAM) in electricity through video conferencing

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 109
As a first step towards Greening the Indian short term power Market, Shri R. K. Singh, the Minister of State (IC) Power and New & Renewable Energy & Minister of State (Skill Development and Entrepreneurship), launched pan-India Green Term Ahead Market (GTAM) in electricity through video conference in New Delhi, today, the 1st September 2020. ... Read More
Rs. 86,449 crore of gross GST revenue collected in the month of August

Rs. 86,449 crore of gross GST revenue collected in the month of August

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 106
The gross GST revenue collected in the month of August, 2020 is Rs. 86,449 crore of which CGST is Rs. 15,906 crore, SGST is Rs. 21,064 crore, IGST is Rs. 42,264 crore (including Rs. 19,179 crore collected on import of goods) and Cess is Rs.7,215 crore (including Rs. 673 crore collected on import of goods). The government has settled Rs. 18,216 crore to CGST and Rs. 14,650 crore to SGST from IGST as regular settlement. The total revenue earned by Central Government and the State Governments afte ... Read More
IBBI announces results of the National Online Quiz on the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016

IBBI announces results of the National Online Quiz on the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 156
The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (IBBI), in collaboration with MyGov.in, conducted a ‘National Online Quiz on Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016’ from 1st July to 31st July, 2020 to promote awareness and understanding of the Code among various stakeholders across the country. The Quiz was open for all Indian citizens above ... Read More
Department of Fertilizers is observing Swachhta Pakhwada from 1st  to 15th September 2020

Department of Fertilizers is observing Swachhta Pakhwada from 1st to 15th September 2020

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 107
nUnion Department of Fertilizers is observing Swachhta Pakhwada from 1st  - 15th September 2020. All PSUs and other Organizations under the  Department  are participating in the Swachhta Abhiyan in a big way.  Union Minister of Chemicals and Fertilizers Shri DV Sadananda Gowda said in a tweet that Swachhta Pakhwada has gained even greater importance this year in view of the outbreak of COVID 19 pandemic.  Shri Gowda  said that the efforts of the entire Fe ... Read More
Shri Rajiv Kumar takes over as new Election Commissioner

Shri Rajiv Kumar takes over as new Election Commissioner

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 107
Shri Rajiv Kumar today assumed charge as the new Election Commissioner (EC) of India. Sh Kumar joins the Election Commission of India with Chief Election Commissioner Shri Sunil Arora and Election Commissioner Shri Sushil Chandra. Born on 19thFebruary 19 ... Read More
Sports Ministry's efforts ensure athletes from 20 new disciplines are now eligible for Government jobs under sports quota

Sports Ministry's efforts ensure athletes from 20 new disciplines are now eligible for Government jobs under sports quota

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 107
The Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT), Government of India, has accepted the proposal of the Department of Sports to grant benefit of the sports quota to athletes of 20 new disciplines on Tuesday, the 1st September, 2020. The list of sports which qualify for appointment of meritorious sportspersons in Central Government offices has now thus been revised from 43 to 63, and includes indig ... Read More
NIDHI-EIR Brochure featuring Entrepreneurs in Residence launched

NIDHI-EIR Brochure featuring Entrepreneurs in Residence launched

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 107
A brochure featuring Entrepreneurs in Residence (EIR) under the National Initiative for Developing and Harnessing Innovations (NIDHI) programme was launched by DST Secretary Professor Ashutosh Sharma at the National Get-Together of NIDHI-EIR Family. ... Read More
Historic Interventions made by the Central Government to Ensure Timely Payments to MSMEs

Historic Interventions made by the Central Government to Ensure Timely Payments to MSMEs

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 110
To help the MSMEs in this long standing problem, Government of India has taken a series of measures recently. Union Finance Minister, as part of AtmaNirbhar Bharat package, had announced that Government entities should make such payments within 45 days. The Ministry of MSM ... Read More
Water Heroes Contest 2.0

Water Heroes Contest 2.0

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 120
One of the primary objectives of the Ministry of Jal Shakti is to make waterconservation a people’s movement and strengthen the water consciousness in the country. For furthering this objective, the Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Ministry of Jal Shakti has launched the ‘Water Heroes – Share Your Stories’ Contest from September 1, 2 ... Read More
Advisory issued on safety precautions for rural Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) service providers

Advisory issued on safety precautions for rural Water Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH) service providers

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 109
In compliance of the Hon’ble Supreme Court Order dated 3.4.2020 in WP (PIL) No.10808/2020 for ensuring safe drinking water during lock down period due to CoVID-19 pandemic, Department of Drinking Water & Sanitation (DDWS), Ministry of Jal Shakti had issued an advisory to all States/ UTs on April 13, 2020. ... Read More
Ministries/Departments/PSUs/PSBs and all other organs of the government  to adopt innovative means to use digital or online methods

Ministries/Departments/PSUs/PSBs and all other organs of the government to adopt innovative means to use digital or online methods

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 113
Given the prevailing circumstances in which the world is increasingly moving towards adopting digital force-multipliers for productivity, the Government of India has decided to follow this best practice. There ... Read More
CBDT provides ITR Filing Compliance Check Functionality for Scheduled Commercial Banks

CBDT provides ITR Filing Compliance Check Functionality for Scheduled Commercial Banks

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 108
Central Board of Direct Taxes in exercise of powers conferred under section 138(1)(a) of Income Tax Act, 1961, has issued Order inF.No. 225/136/2020/ITA.II dated 31.08.2020, for furnishing information about IT Return Filing Status to Scheduled Commercial Banks, notified vide notification No. 71/2020 dated 31.08.2020 under sub-clause (ii) of clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 138 of the Act. ... Read More
Cabinet approves Mission Karmayogi- National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB)

Cabinet approves Mission Karmayogi- National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB)

News 🗓 Wednesday September 2 2020 👁 107
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has approvedlaunching of a National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB)with the following institutional framework:-   ... Read More
JEE (Main) 2020: Exam begins with strict COVID-19 protocols, students abide by social distancing norms

JEE (Main) 2020: Exam begins with strict COVID-19 protocols, students abide by social distancing norms

News 🗓 Tuesday September 1 2020 👁 119
Amid widespread protests and controversies, the Joint Entrance Examination (JEE) Mains 2020 have begun today (i.e. Tuesday, September 1) in the backdrop of the deadly coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic outbreak. Students were seen arriving at the test centers to appear for the exams across several cities in India, such as in Kolkata, Lucknow, Kerala, Jammu, and Kashmir, Jharkhand, etc. 1. JEE (Main) Exams 2020 ... Read More
Health Ministry to rush Central teams to UP, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and Odisha

Health Ministry to rush Central teams to UP, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and Odisha

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 104
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has decided to deploy high level Central teams to four States of Uttar Pradesh, Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, and Odisha. These States are seeing a sudden surge in the number of COVID cases and some of them are also reporting high mortality.   The teams will support the State efforts towards strengthening containment, surveillance, testing and efficient clinical management of the positive cases. They shall also guide the States in effectively managing the c ... Read More
Summary of Flood Situation and Advisories

Summary of Flood Situation and Advisories

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 106
Heavy to very heavy rainfall with extremely heavy falls at a few isolated places over West Madhya Pradesh; East Rajasthan, Gujarat and Sub-Himalayan West Bengal & Sikkim; heavy to very heavy rainfall at isolated places over Madhya Maharashtra, Assam and Konkan & Goa and heavy rainfall at isolated places over East Madhya Pradesh, Arunachal Pradesh & Coastal Karnataka occurred in the morning. 20 Stations (7 in Bihar, 4 in Uttar Pradesh, 2 each in Odisha & Maharashtra, 1 each in As ... Read More
Khadi Masks Popularity soars; KVIC Receives Repeat Order for 10.5 lakh Face Masks from Red Cross Society

Khadi Masks Popularity soars; KVIC Receives Repeat Order for 10.5 lakh Face Masks from Red Cross Society

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 108
Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has received a repeat order and the biggest order so far for supply of 10.5 lakh high quality face masks to the Indian Red Cross Society (IRCS). The new purchase order comes less than a month after its previous order for 1.80 lakh face masks out of which KVIC has already supplied 1.60 lakh face masks to the Society. ... Read More
Skilled Manpower is a must to make India a Manufacturing hub: Shri Nitin Gadkari

Skilled Manpower is a must to make India a Manufacturing hub: Shri Nitin Gadkari

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 107
Shri Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) and Road Transport & Highways inaugurated Technology Centre set up at Bhiwadi in Alwar District of Rajasthan today via video conferencing. He said that manufacturing sector contributes around 22 to 24% in the GDP of the Country and in wake of 'Atmanirbharat Bharat’ call of the Prime Minister, he informed that we are making 15 new Technology Centres (TCs) and upgrading 18 existing TCs to create skilled manforc ... Read More
Government decision on National Recruitment Agency to be Game-Changer in the recruitment sector that brings Recruitment to the villages and towns, says Dr.Jitendra Singh

Government decision on National Recruitment Agency to be Game-Changer in the recruitment sector that brings Recruitment to the villages and towns, says Dr.Jitendra Singh

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 106
National Recruitment Agency to bring paradigm shift in recruitment system and help meet the aspiration of the youth in finding the right job, experts opined in a Webinar organised by Press Information Bureau, Kolkata on the topic today. Experts from Industry, Government sector along with academicians deliberated and discussed about ... Read More
CSIR-CMERI develops World Largest Solar Tree

CSIR-CMERI develops World Largest Solar Tree

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 121
CSIR-CMERI has developed the World’s Largest Solar Tree, which is installed at CSIR-CMERI Residential Colony, Durgapur. Prof.(Dr.) Harish Hirani, Director, CSIR-CMERI, while elaborating about the technology stated that, “The installed capacity of the Solar Tree is above 11.5 kWp. It has the annual capacity to generate 12,000-14,000 units of Clean and Green Power”. ... Read More
RRI Scientists find a new way for quantum state estimation that can make crucial quantum operations simpler

RRI Scientists find a new way for quantum state estimation that can make crucial quantum operations simpler

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 107
Scientists experimenting with new ways to manipulate quantum states so that they can be harnessed for computing, communication, and metrology, has found a novel way to characterise and estimate such states. This method of characterisation called Quantum State Interferography, can help make such manipulations simpler so that several crucial operations in quantum technolog ... Read More
PM condoles the passing away of former President Bharat Ratna Shri Pranab Mukherjee

PM condoles the passing away of former President Bharat Ratna Shri Pranab Mukherjee

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 125
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has condoled the passing away of former President Bharat Ratna Shri Pranab Mukherjee. The Prime Minister said, "India grieves the passing away of Bharat Ratna Shri Pranab Mukherjee. He has left an indelible mark on the development trajectory of our nation. A scholar par excellence, a towering statesman, he was admired across the political spect ... Read More
Air Force Sports Control Board Conferred with Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2020

Air Force Sports Control Board Conferred with Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2020

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 353
Air Force Sports Control Board was conferred with ‘Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2020’ for the outstanding contribution in helping sportsperson to excel in their respective disciplines and implement robust sports welfare measures. The award is for sustained efforts towards encouragement and promotion of sports ... Read More
One-step laser-based fabrication of self-cleaning metallic surfaces can help prevent rusting

One-step laser-based fabrication of self-cleaning metallic surfaces can help prevent rusting

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 111
Ecofriendly self-cleaning surfaces that can protect biomedical and other applications from rusting and bacterial growth may soon be a reality with an ultrafast laser-based process that scientists have developed for fabrication of surfaces without use of coatings or additional surface treatment. ... Read More
PM greets people on Onam

PM greets people on Onam

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 115
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the people on the auspicious festival of Onam. ... Read More
Landslide susceptibility mapping of Mussoorie and its surrounding areas in Uttarakhand Himalaya

Landslide susceptibility mapping of Mussoorie and its surrounding areas in Uttarakhand Himalaya

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 108
Like most hill townships, Mussoorie, the popular hill station in Uttarakhand, has witnessed several landslides, probably resulting from an increased spate of developmental activities. The increased disaster hazard has led scientists to map the landslide susceptibility of Mussoorie and surrounding areas, showing that 15 percent of the region is highly susce ... Read More
Government Jobs During Corona Pandemic

Government Jobs During Corona Pandemic

News 🗓 Monday August 31 2020 👁 210
When we think of government jobs, a very vast number and name of exams come to our mind. We are amid a pandemic, which has made many people jobless, and many are not even sure of what will happen with their career. The world is trying their best to protect themselves from getting infected from Coronavirus, but financially and emotionally, they are getting affected in the long run. Many people were preparing to get good Online Sarkari Results ... Read More
Entire face of Gadchiroli will be transformed in around two years, due to road network connectivity projects: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

Entire face of Gadchiroli will be transformed in around two years, due to road network connectivity projects: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari

News 🗓 Sunday August 30 2020 👁 134
Entire face of Gadchiroli will be transformed in around two years, due to road network connectivity projects: Union Minister Nitin Gadkari   Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari today inaugurated through video link, three important bridges and two road improvement projects in the Gadchiroli district of Maharashtra.  The Min ... Read More
Shri B S Yediyurappa, Chief Minister of Karnataka and Shri Suresh C. Angadi, Minister of State of Railways flags off first ever RORO service of South Western Railway from Nelamangla (near Bengaluru) to Bale (near Solapur)

Shri B S Yediyurappa, Chief Minister of Karnataka and Shri Suresh C. Angadi, Minister of State of Railways flags off first ever RORO service of South Western Railway from Nelamangla (near Bengaluru) to Bale (near Solapur)

News 🗓 Sunday August 30 2020 👁 108
Shri B S Yediyurappa, Chief Minister of Karnataka and Shri Suresh C. Angadi, Minister of State of Railways today flagged off first ever RORO service of South Western Railway from Nelamangla (near Bengaluru) to Bale (near Solapur). Speaking on the occasion, Shri B S ... Read More
Finance Minister to Review with Scheduled Commercial Banks and NBFCs, the implementation of the resolution framework for COVID-19 related stress in bank loans

Finance Minister to Review with Scheduled Commercial Banks and NBFCs, the implementation of the resolution framework for COVID-19 related stress in bank loans

News 🗓 Sunday August 30 2020 👁 103
Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman will review with the top management of Scheduled Commercial Banks and NBFCs, the implementation of the resolution framework for COVID-19 related stress in bank loans on Thursday, 3rd September 2020. ... Read More
English rendering of PM address in the 15th Episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat 2.0’ on 30.08.2020

English rendering of PM address in the 15th Episode of ‘Mann Ki Baat 2.0’ on 30.08.2020

News 🗓 Sunday August 30 2020 👁 114
My dear countrymen, Namaskar. Generally, this period is full of festivals; fairs are held at various places; it’s the time for religious ceremonies too. During these times of Corona crises, on the one hand people are full of exaltation and enthusiasm too; and yet in a way there’s also a discipline that touches our heart. Broadly speaking in a way, there is a feeling of responsibility amongst citizens. People are getting along with their day to day tasks, while taking care of themselves and ot ... Read More
Unlock 4.0: Full list of guidelines and rules

Unlock 4.0: Full list of guidelines and rules

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 211
The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued new guidelines today for opening up of more activities in areas outside the Containment Zones. In Unlock 4, which will come into effect from September 1, 2020, the process of phased re-opening of activities has been extended further. The new guidelines, issued today, are based on feedback received from States and UTs, and extensive consultations held with related Central Ministries and Departments. ... Read More
Petroleum Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan along with Education Minister Shri R P Nishank Lays Foundation Stone for New Facilities at Central University of Odisha

Petroleum Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan along with Education Minister Shri R P Nishank Lays Foundation Stone for New Facilities at Central University of Odisha

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 111
Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan today, along with Union Minister of Education, Shri Ramesh PokhriyalNishank laid the foundation stone for academic block, library and staff quarters at Central University of Odisha(CUO) in Koraput. ... Read More
Union Minister of Education and Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel jointly lay the foundation stone of three permanent buildings of CentralUniversity of Odisha

Union Minister of Education and Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel jointly lay the foundation stone of three permanent buildings of CentralUniversity of Odisha

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 108
The Central University of Odisha celebrated its 12th Foundation Day today in virtual mode. On the occasion foundation stone of three permanent buildings was laid by the the Union Minister of Education Shri. Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ and  the Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas and Steel Shri Dharmendra Pradhan.  In his address, Shri Pokhriyal congratulated the University for rising to the occasion and becoming one of the prominent universities of India within fe ... Read More
Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah greeted the sportspersons on National Sports Day

Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah greeted the sportspersons on National Sports Day

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 108
Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah greets the sportspersons on National Sports Day.In his tweets Shri Amit Shah said“On National Sports Day, I salute all our sportsperson who have been making India proud through their passion and hard-work”.He asserted that “Modi government is committed and playing an instrumental role in promoting sports and nurturing the young talent through initiatives like Khelo India and Fit India”. ... Read More
Import data in GSTR-2A

Import data in GSTR-2A

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 119
Two new tables have been inserted in GSTR-2A for displaying details of import of goods from overseas and inward supplies made from SEZ units / SEZ developers. Taxpayers can now view their bill of entries data which is received by the GST System (GSTN) from ICEGATE System (Customs). The present data upload has been done on a trial basis to give a feel of the functionality and to get feedback from the taxpayers on the same.   Currently, the system is displaying data up to 6th Augus ... Read More
Borrowing options to meet the GST Compensation requirement for 2020-21

Borrowing options to meet the GST Compensation requirement for 2020-21

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 114
The two borrowing options to meet the GST Compensation requirement for 2020-21 consequent to the discussions in the 41stmeeting of the GST Council held on 27th August, 2020 has been communicated to States,as per the document attached with this press note, to communicate their preference within seven working days. A meeting of State Finance Secretaries with the Union Finance Secretary and Secretary (Expenditure) is scheduled to be held on 1st September, 2020 for clarifying issues, if any. ... Read More
Launch of GSTR-2B for the month of July 2020

Launch of GSTR-2B for the month of July 2020

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 127
The GST Council, in its 39th meeting held on 14th March 2020, had recommended to adopt and implement the incremental approach of linking the present system of filing of GSTR-3B and GSTR-1 and other significant changes like enhancements in GSTR-2A and its linking to GSTR-3B. One such enhancement that the Council recommended was introduction of an auto-drafted input tax credit (ITC) statement which would aid in assisting / determining the ... Read More
Plastic Waste Handling Facility Inaugurated at Naval Base, Kochi

Plastic Waste Handling Facility Inaugurated at Naval Base, Kochi

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 110
The Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Southern Naval Command (SNC) Vice Admiral Anil K Chawla, PVSM, AVSM, NM, VSM, ADC inaugurated a Plastic Waste Handling Facility at Naval Base Kochi on 29 Aug 20. He also released A BIRD BOOK titled “Kaleidoscope - Feathered Friends @ KatariBagh” on the occasion as part of environment friendly initiatives of SNC at Kochi.    This pilot project has been successfully implemented through the Ernakulam District Administration as a Corporate ... Read More
Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launches completely wireless BSNL Bharat AirFibre for rural areas in Bihar

Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launches completely wireless BSNL Bharat AirFibre for rural areas in Bihar

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 133
BSNL takes a leap forward to fulfil Government of India’s vision of Broadband to All. Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Minister of Communications and Electronics & IT and Law & Justice, inaugurated a Next Generation Network Telephone Exchange at New Bihar Vidhan Mandal compound and Bharat Air Fibre service at Danapur Telephone Exchange in Bihar through Video conferencing from New Delhi on 29th August. Shri Sushil Kumar Modi, Deputy Chief Minister of Bihar, Shri Awadhesh Narain Singh, Chairman Biha ... Read More
PM greets sportspersons on National Sports Day; pays tributes to Major Dhyan Chand

PM greets sportspersons on National Sports Day; pays tributes to Major Dhyan Chand

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 111
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the sportspersons on National  Sports Day. Prime Minister also paid tributes to legendary Indian Hockey player Major Dhyan Chand. The Prime Minister said, "National  Sports Day is a day to celebrate the remarkable achievements of all those exemplary sportspersons who have represented India in various sports and made our nation proud. Their tenacity and determination are outstanding. Today, on National Sports Day, we pay ... Read More
PM inaugurates College and Administration Buildings of Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University, Jhansi through video conferencing

PM inaugurates College and Administration Buildings of Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University, Jhansi through video conferencing

News 🗓 Saturday August 29 2020 👁 109
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today inaugurated the College  and Administration Buildings of Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University, Jhansi, UP through video conferencing. He interacted with the students of the University. PM congratulated everyone and expressed hope that students after graduating from this university will actively contribute in empowering the country’s agriculture sector. He hoped that new facilities provide ... Read More
President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind will virtually confer the National Sports and Adventure Award 2020 tomorrow

President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind will virtually confer the National Sports and Adventure Award 2020 tomorrow

News 🗓 Friday August 28 2020 👁 116
The President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind will virtually confer the National Sports and Adventure Award 2020 on 29 August 2020. Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Shri. Kiren Rijiju, President of the Indian Olympic Association Shri. Narendra Dhruv Batra and several other dignitaries will attend the ceremony from Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi. 65 awardees are expected to attend the ceremony. The awardees will attend the ceremony from various places across the country - Bengaluru, Pune, Sonepat, Chand ... Read More
Eklavya Model Residential School teacher selected for National Award to Teachers 2020

Eklavya Model Residential School teacher selected for National Award to Teachers 2020

News 🗓 Friday August 28 2020 👁 106
This year’s National Award to Teachers 2020 holds special significance for Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) established under Ministry of Tribal Affairs as it witnessed its first NAT Awardee, Ms. Sudha Painuli, Vice Principal, EMRS-Kalsi, Dehradun, Uttarakhand since its establishment. Union Ministry of Education (formerly Ministry of Human Resource Development), Department of School Education & Literacy constituted an Independent Jury at National Level to bestow the National A ... Read More
Central Institutes of Hotel Management & Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management organise various Activities on Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Central Institutes of Hotel Management & Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management organise various Activities on Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat during the COVID-19 Pandemic

News 🗓 Friday August 28 2020 👁 117
Ministry of Tourism has been regularly working to promote the spirit of Ek Bharat Shreshtha through various activities. Even during the COVID-19 Pandemic Bharat Central Institutes of Hotel Management affiliated to NCHMCT & Indian Institute of Tourism and Travel Management organised various Activities on Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat since 8th May 2020 to 24th August 2020. The activities witnessed an enthusiastic participation  in the true spirit of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat. The  de ... Read More
POSOCO releases Nari Shakti video to celebrate and acknowledge the extraordinary role played by women employees at POSOCO

POSOCO releases Nari Shakti video to celebrate and acknowledge the extraordinary role played by women employees at POSOCO

News 🗓 Friday August 28 2020 👁 103
POSOCO, the National power grid operator and a PSU under Ministry of Power today released a video Nari Shakti to celebrate and acknowledge the extraordinary role played by women employees at POSOCO.The video was released by Meenakshi Davar, Director HR, from Corporate Centre Office during a webinar in which POSOCO Chairman & Managing Director, KVS Baba; Director System Operation, S R Narasimhan; Director Market Operation, S S Barpanda; Director Finance, R K Srivastava; S K Sonee, Advisor, POSOCO; all ... Read More
Big Boost to Local Production; KVIC Gets First Order for 1200 Quintal Mustard Oil from ITBP

Big Boost to Local Production; KVIC Gets First Order for 1200 Quintal Mustard Oil from ITBP

News 🗓 Friday August 28 2020 👁 110
The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has received the first order from Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) for supplying 1200 quintals of kacchi ghani mustard oil worth Rs 1.73 crore. The purchase order comes just weeks after the MoU signed between KVIC and ITBP on July 31, which is aligned with the Prime Minister’s call for “Aatmanirbhar Bharat” and “Vocal for Local”. As per a statement if KVIC, the order will be supplied to ITBP within 30 days from the date of ... Read More
Online Dashboard of PM SVANidhi launched

Online Dashboard of PM SVANidhi launched

News 🗓 Friday August 28 2020 👁 239
Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Housing and Urban Affairs launched the PM Street Vendor's AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) online dashboard today, through video conferencing. The online dashboard is dynamic, interactive and would provide a one stop solution to all stakeholders looking for information and tracking monitoring of progress of PM SVANidhi up to city level.  Since the commencement of online submission of applications on PM SVANidhi portal ... Read More
Nominations for Padma Awards-2021 open till 15th September, 2020

Nominations for Padma Awards-2021 open till 15th September, 2020

News 🗓 Friday August 28 2020 👁 115
Online nominations/recommendations for the Padma Awards to be announced on the occasion of Republic Day, 2021 have started from 1st May, 2020. The last date for nominations for Padma Awards is 15th September, 2020. The nominations/recommendations for Padma Awards will be received online only on the Padma Awards portal https://padmaawards.gov.in . Already 8035 registrations have been made on the portal against which 6361 nominations/recommendations have been comple ... Read More
IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Launches Chunauti- Next Generation Start-up Challenge Contest

IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad Launches Chunauti- Next Generation Start-up Challenge Contest

News 🗓 Friday August 28 2020 👁 105
Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad today launched “Chunauti”- Next Generation Startup Challenge Contest to further boost startups and software products with special focus on Tier-II towns of India. The government has earmarked a budget of Rs. 95.03 Crore over a period of three years for this programme. It aims to identify around 300 startups working in identified areas and provide them seed fund of upto Rs. 25 Lakh and other fac ... Read More
CLAT Exam 2020 has been officially postponed today

CLAT Exam 2020 has been officially postponed today

News 🗓 Friday August 28 2020 👁 104
CLAT Exam 2020 has been officially postponed today Consortium of National Law Universities (NLU Consortium) has issued a notification informing that it has rescheduled CLAT exam once again. Now, CLAT 2020 is scheduled to be held from 2 pm to 4 pm on September 28. Earlier, it was informed that CLAT 2020 has been postponed indefinitely due to COVID-19 pandemic and then NLU Consortium released a notification informing that the law entrance exam would be held on September ... Read More
Grand finale to Textile Grand Challenge 2019 organized by Ministry of Textiles to bring forward innovative ideas aimed at phasing out plastic bags

Grand finale to Textile Grand Challenge 2019 organized by Ministry of Textiles to bring forward innovative ideas aimed at phasing out plastic bags

News 🗓 Thursday August 27 2020 👁 108
Union Minister of Textiles and Women & Child Development Smt Smriti Zubin Irani today said that the innovative spirit of India needs to be institutionalized for developing eco-friendly and cost-friendly alternative ideas that can also be utilized to create job opportunities. Speaking at the award giving ceremony for winners of the Textile Grand Challenge 2019 organized by Ministry of Textiles in keeping with Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s clarion call to take decisive action for ... Read More
Union Education Minister virtually inaugurates Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) Exam Centre of Aligarh Muslim University

Union Education Minister virtually inaugurates Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC) Exam Centre of Aligarh Muslim University

News 🗓 Thursday August 27 2020 👁 101
Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank'  inaugurated Examination Centre of Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College (JNMC),  Aligarh Muslim University through a video conferencing platform. The examination centre has been built on a government grant of rupees two cores Speaking on the occasion, the Union Minister said t ... Read More
Union Education Minister virtually addresses inaugural session of World Urdu Conference organised by National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language ( NCPUL )

Union Education Minister virtually addresses inaugural session of World Urdu Conference organised by National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language ( NCPUL )

News 🗓 Thursday August 27 2020 👁 227
Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' virtually addressed the inaugural session  of the two days World Urdu Conference organised by  National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language ( NCPUL ) today in New Delhi. Speaking on the occasion Shri Pokhriyal emphasized that Urdu is a language of not only composite culture and interfaith bonds but also of humanness and heart and soul. He added that  this webinar has been conducted to celeberate the quintessentia ... Read More
Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) to celebrate its Golden Jubilee Anniversary on 28th August, 2020

Bureau of Police Research and Development (BPR&D) to celebrate its Golden Jubilee Anniversary on 28th August, 2020

News 🗓 Thursday August 27 2020 👁 114
The Bureau of Police Research and Development is celebrating its Golden Jubilee Anniversary tomorrow, i.e., 28th August, 2020. Sh. G Kishan Reddy, MoS Home, has consented to be the Chief Guest and Sh. Ajay Kumar Bhalla, Home Secretary, MHA, will be the Guest of Honour.  Due to the Corona pandemic, the function will be conducted on virtual mode. The function will be viewed by the BPR&D Hqrs., its outlying units, States’ Police and CAPFs through the video link provided for this purpose.  ... Read More
Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launches mobile App for NCC Training

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launches mobile App for NCC Training

News 🗓 Thursday August 27 2020 👁 105
Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launched the Directorate General National Cadet Corps (DGNCC) Mobile Training App here today. The App will assist in conducting countrywide online training of NCC cadets.  In view of the restrictions imposed by COVID-19, training of NCC cadets has been affected adversely as it is mostly contact based training. Since schools/colleges are not likely to open in near future, a need was felt that training to NCC cadets should be imparted utilising the digital me ... Read More
Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh highlights Atmanirbhar Bharat initiatives of MoD at Defence Industry Outreach Webinar

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh highlights Atmanirbhar Bharat initiatives of MoD at Defence Industry Outreach Webinar

News 🗓 Thursday August 27 2020 👁 119
Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh listed out the salient features of the recently announced first Defence Production and Export Promotion policy at the Atmanirbhar Bharat Defence Industry Outreach Webinar which was jointly organised by Society of Indian Defence Manufacturers (SIDM), Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) and Department of Defence Production (DDP), Ministry of Defence (MoD) here today. It may be recalled that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi had highlight ... Read More
CCI approves proposed acquisition of compulsorily convertible preference shares and equity of Nxtra Data Limited by Comfort Investments II.

CCI approves proposed acquisition of compulsorily convertible preference shares and equity of Nxtra Data Limited by Comfort Investments II.

News 🗓 Thursday August 27 2020 👁 108
The Competition Commission of India (CCI) approves proposed acquisition of compulsorily convertible preference shares and equity of Nxtra Data Limited by Comfort Investments II. The proposed combination pertains to the acquisition of compulsorily convertible preference shares and a few equity shares of Nxtra Data Limited by Comfort Investments II. Further, it is stated that the CCPS shall be converted to equity shares upon completion of the valuation. Comfort Investments II is a speci ... Read More
78 New Routes Approved Under UDAN 4.0

78 New Routes Approved Under UDAN 4.0

News 🗓 Thursday August 27 2020 👁 111
78 new routes under the 4th round of Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS)- UdeDesh Ka AamNagrik (UDAN) have been approved following the three successful rounds of bidding by the Ministry of Civil Aviation. This will further enhance the connectivity to remote and regional areas of the country. The North Eastern Region, Hilly States and Islands have been given priority in the approval process for the new routes. ... Read More
Vice President calls for the nurturing of entrepreneurial talent among the youth

Vice President calls for the nurturing of entrepreneurial talent among the youth

News 🗓 Thursday August 27 2020 👁 101
The Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu called for the nurturing of entrepreneurial talent among the youth of the nation to make India ‘Atmanirbhar’ in the time to come.  He said that we must tap into theentrepreneurial talent and technological skill of every citizen of the nation and harness our local resources to attain self-reliance and to serve the humanity at large. He was addressing a Webinar on Acharya Vinoba Bhave’s contribution to the dissemination of Gandhi J ... Read More
Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) - National Mission for Financial Inclusion, completes six years of successful implementation

Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana (PMJDY) - National Mission for Financial Inclusion, completes six years of successful implementation

News 🗓 Thursday August 27 2020 👁 196
Ministry of Finance is committed to provide financial inclusiveness and support to the marginalized and hitherto socio-economically neglected classes. Financial Inclusion is a national priority of the Government as it is an enabler for inclusive growth. It is important as it provides an avenue to the poor for bringing their savings into the formal financial system, an avenue to remit money to their families in villages besides taking them out of the clutches of the usurious money lenders. A key initiativ ... Read More
India's longest river ropeway connecting Guwahati and North Guwahati over Brahmaputra river inaugurated

India's longest river ropeway connecting Guwahati and North Guwahati over Brahmaputra river inaugurated

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 132
In Assam, the longest river ropeway of the country is inaugurated today connecting Guwahati and North Guwahati. Health Minister Himanta Biswa Sarma and Guwahati Development Department Minister Siddhartha Bhattacharya inaugurated the 1.8- kilometre long ropeway service. The ropeway has been operated from Kachari Ghat in Guwahati to Dol Govinda temple in North Guwahati.     ... Read More
NITI Aayog releases report on Export Preparedness Index (EPI) 2020

NITI Aayog releases report on Export Preparedness Index (EPI) 2020

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 109
NITI Aayog in partnership with the Institute of Competitiveness released the Export Preparedness Index (EPI) 2020 today. The first report to examine export preparedness and performance of Indian states, EPI intends to identify challenges and opportunities; enhance the effectiveness of government policies; and encourage a facilitative regulatory framework. The structure of the EPI includes 4 pillars –Policy; Business Ecosystem; Export Ecosystem; Export Performance – ... Read More
NITI Aayog to Launch Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC)–Transport Initiative for Asia(TIA) India Component tomorrow, 27th August

NITI Aayog to Launch Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC)–Transport Initiative for Asia(TIA) India Component tomorrow, 27th August

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 117
NITI Aayog will virtually launch the India Component of the Nationally Determined Contributions (NDC)–Transport Initiative for Asia (TIA) tomorrow, 27 August.  GIZ Director, Division South Asia, Corinna Küsel, and Deputy Ambassador German Embassy, Stephan Grabherr, will open the event at 6 pm, followed by opening remarks by Dr Karsten Sach, Director General IK, International and European Policy, Climate Policy, Federal Ministry of the Environment, Nature Cons ... Read More
Ministry of Women and Child Development invites nominations for the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar-2021

Ministry of Women and Child Development invites nominations for the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar-2021

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 111
Ministry of Women and Child Development has invited nominations for the Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskar-2021from children, individuals and institutions. The Pradhan Mantri Rashtriya Bal Puraskarwas instituted to felicitate meritorious children, individuals and institutions of the country. These awards are given under two categories - Bal Shakti Puraskar and Bal Kalyan Puraskar.   The Awards are given by the Hon'ble President of India in Darbar Hall, Rashtrapati Bhavan i ... Read More
IHM Srinagar and IHM Chennai organize online programme Fascinating Folk Dances of Tamil Nadu, Jammu& Kashmir, & Ladakh to foster spirit of Ek Bhrat Shreshtha Bharat

IHM Srinagar and IHM Chennai organize online programme Fascinating Folk Dances of Tamil Nadu, Jammu& Kashmir, & Ladakh to foster spirit of Ek Bhrat Shreshtha Bharat

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 117
To foster the spirit of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat, IHM Srinagar and IHM Chennai of Ministry of Tourism organized an onlineprogramme‘Fascinating Folk Dances of Tamil Nadu, Jammu& Kashmir,&Ladakh’this week.Students from IHM Chennai and 3 students from IHM Srinagar performed the folk dances for these  paired states under EBSB. The students performed in remote and recorded the performance and shared the videoonline. The performances were broadcasted using online p ... Read More
Postponement of launch of 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline of M/o SJ&E

Postponement of launch of 24x7 Toll-Free Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline of M/o SJ&E

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 112
The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment has regretted that the program regarding the launch of “KIRAN” TOLL-FREE Mental Health Rehabilitation Helpline (1800-599-0019) number on 27-08-2020 through virtual mode has now been postponed and the fresh date of launch will be communicated. The Ministry has also regretted any inconvenience caused due to postponement. ... Read More
FASTag made mandatory for availing all discounts on the National Highways Fee Plazas

FASTag made mandatory for availing all discounts on the National Highways Fee Plazas

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 100
Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has made the use of FASTag mandatory for availing return journey discount or any other exemptions on Toll Fee Plazas. Users who wish to claim a discount for making return journey within 24 hours or any other local exemptions, shall be required to have a valid functional FASTag on the vehicle. A Gazette notification no. 534 E dated 24th August, 2020 to amend the National Highways Fee (Determination of Rates and Collection) Rules, 2008  has been notified in this ... Read More
Central Government Civil pensioners can store Electronic PPO in Digi Locker

Central Government Civil pensioners can store Electronic PPO in Digi Locker

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 115
It had come to the notice of the Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare that several Pensioners, over a period of time, misplace the original copies of their Pension Payment Order (PPO) which, needless to say, is a very important original document. In the absence of their PPO, these pensioners have to face innumerable hardship at various stages of their retired life. For newly retiring officials, in view of the widespread Covid-19 pandemic, it was a dilemma to physically receive hard copie ... Read More
Interest on delayed payment of GST: CBIC

Interest on delayed payment of GST: CBIC

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 122
The Central Board of Indirect Taxes & Customs (CBIC) today clarified that the Notification No. 63/2020-Central Tax dated 25th August 2020 relating to interest on delayed payment of GST has been issued prospectively due to certain technical limitations. However, it has assured that no recoveries shall be made for the past period as well by the Central and State tax administration in accordance with the decision taken in the 39th Meeting of GST Council. This will ensure full relief to the taxpayers as ... Read More
Weather Warning for Northwest India

Weather Warning for Northwest India

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 118
MET- SUBDIVISION 26 Aug 27 Aug 28 Aug 29 Aug ... Read More
Ministry of Culture announces 7 new circles of Archaeological Survey of India

Ministry of Culture announces 7 new circles of Archaeological Survey of India

News 🗓 Wednesday August 26 2020 👁 104
The Ministry of Culture has announced 7 new circles of Archaeological Survey of India. This information was shared by theUnion Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (IC), Shri Prahlad Singh Patel in a video message tweeted by him today. Shri Patel said that the Ministry of Culture has taken this step in accordance with the Prime Minister’s call to facilitate and strengthen the process of preservation and registration of archaeological monuments along with registration of artefacts with self dec ... Read More
Union Tourism Minister visits Hotel Ashok to review preparedness on the first day of its opening since lockdown

Union Tourism Minister visits Hotel Ashok to review preparedness on the first day of its opening since lockdown

News 🗓 Tuesday August 25 2020 👁 105
Union Minister of State for Tourism and Culture Shri Prahalad Singh Patel visited Hotel Ashok , run by ITDC , under Ministry of Tourism to take stock of preparedness of ITDC Hotels subsequent to the order issued by The Delhi Disaster Management Authority (DDMA), permitting hotels to operate in Delhi on 24th August. India Tourism Development Corporation (ITDC) announced the re-opening of its hotels in the state capital from 24th of August 2020.    While talking about re-opening of hote ... Read More
Payroll Reporting in India – A Formal Employment Perspective

Payroll Reporting in India – A Formal Employment Perspective

News 🗓 Tuesday August 25 2020 👁 106
The National Statistical Office(NSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation has released the press note on Employment Outlook of the country covering the period September, 2017 to June, 2020 based on the administrative records available with selected government agencies to assess the progress in certain dimensions. A detailed note is annexed. A detailed note  is anne ... Read More
Prime Ministers Awards for Excellence in Public Administration 2020

Prime Ministers Awards for Excellence in Public Administration 2020

News 🗓 Tuesday August 25 2020 👁 129
Government of India has instituted a scheme in 2006 namely, “The Prime Minister’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration” - to acknowledge, recognize and reward the extraordinary and innovative work done by Districts/ Organizations of the Central and State Governments. The Scheme was restructured in 2014 for recognizing the performance of District Collectors in Priority Programs, Innovations and Aspirational Districts. The Scheme has been restructured again in 2020, to recognize ... Read More
Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh interacting with All India Toppers of Civil Services Exam 2019 in New Delhi

Union Minister Dr Jitendra Singh interacting with All India Toppers of Civil Services Exam 2019 in New Delhi

News 🗓 Tuesday August 25 2020 👁 108
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today felicitated All India Toppers of IAS/ Civil Services Exam 2019, the result of which was declared recently. These included Pradeep Singh All India Rank - 1 hailing from Haryana, Jatin Kishore All India Rank - 2 belonging to Delhi and Pratibha Verma All India Rank - 3 whose home state is Uttar Pradesh. During t ... Read More
Union Education Minister holds a review meeting of National Bal Bhawan today in New Delhi

Union Education Minister holds a review meeting of National Bal Bhawan today in New Delhi

News 🗓 Tuesday August 25 2020 👁 104
Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' held a review meeting of National Bal Bhawan today in New Delhi. The meeting was attended by Secretary, SE&L, Smt. Anita Karwal, Joint Secretary, School Education, Shri R. C. Meena and senior officials of National Bal Bhawan. During the meeting the Education Minister reviewed various activities of National Bal Bhawan and directed officials to speedup NBB's activities in the present scenario.He also assessed the progress ma ... Read More
Structural Reforms are a Key Priority of the Government: Finance Minister

Structural Reforms are a Key Priority of the Government: Finance Minister

News 🗓 Tuesday August 25 2020 👁 103
Addressing the captains of the Indian Industry, Union Minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs, Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman stressed that structural reforms are a key priority of the government as has been reflected in the slew of measures & policies announced since outbreak of COVID-19. Every policy which was introduced had a structural component. Consequently, thereforms are having significant impact on the recovery process which we are currently witnessing. Further, in order to facilitate t ... Read More
Isolated extremely heavy falls also very likely over Odisha on 25 & 26 and over Chhattisgarh on 27 August, 2020

Isolated extremely heavy falls also very likely over Odisha on 25 & 26 and over Chhattisgarh on 27 August, 2020

News 🗓 Tuesday August 25 2020 👁 105
According to the National Weather Forecasting Centre/Regional Meteorological Centre, New Delhi of the India Meteorological Department (IMD): Significant Weather Features Dated on 25-08-2020 (MID-DAY) ♦️ The Low Pressure Area over North Bay of Bengal &neighbourhood now lies as a Well Marked Low Pressure Area over the same region. It is very likely to move west-northwestwards during next 4-5 days. Under its influence: Wid ... Read More
Raksha Mantri calls for seamless implementation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes in Cantonment areas;

Raksha Mantri calls for seamless implementation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes in Cantonment areas;

News 🗓 Tuesday August 25 2020 👁 127
Ministry of Defence and Directorate General of Defence Estates (DGDE) organised a webinar to improve implementation of Centrally Sponsored Schemes (CSS) in 62 cantonments around the country here today.  It was inaugurated by Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh.   In his opening remarks Shri Rajnath Singh said this webinar was an important step towards seamless delivery of benefits of various centrally sponsored schemes and in improving the overall wellbeing of approximately 21 lakh ... Read More
INDIAN ARMY ORGANISES SEMINAR ON IMPACT OF DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES ON FIGHTING PHILOSOPHY IN FUTURE CONFLICTS

INDIAN ARMY ORGANISES SEMINAR ON IMPACT OF DISRUPTIVE TECHNOLOGIES ON FIGHTING PHILOSOPHY IN FUTURE CONFLICTS

News 🗓 Tuesday August 25 2020 👁 111
Warfare has undergone a sea change due to the emergence of new domains of warfare and disruptive technologies. There is a technology tsunami which is underway and it will compel militaries to reorganize and re-structure to fight future wars. In order to address various aspects of the impact of disruptive technologies, a seminar was organized on the “Impact of Disruptive Technologies on Our Fighting Philosophy in Future Conflicts” as part of the Defense and Strategy Seminar 2020 at Army War Co ... Read More
Central Government constitutes National Council for Transgender Persons

Central Government constitutes National Council for Transgender Persons

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 128
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 16 of the Transgender Persons (Protection of Rights) Act, 2019 (40 of 2019), the Central Government has constituted a National Council for Transgender Persons vide notification dated 21st August, 2020. The Union Minister of Social Justice & Empowerment will be Chairperson (ex-officio) and Union Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment will be Vice-Chairperson (ex-officio). The National Council shall perform the following functions ... Read More
ARIES, Nainital to organise online International Conference on Aerosol Air Quality, Climate Change and Impact on Water Resources and Livelihoods in the Greater Himalayas

ARIES, Nainital to organise online International Conference on Aerosol Air Quality, Climate Change and Impact on Water Resources and Livelihoods in the Greater Himalayas

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 344
Mid-September brings an opportunity to witness a major online international conference on Aerosol Air Quality, Climate Change and Impact on Water Resources and Livelihoods in the Greater Himalayas. The conference will deliberate on rapid increase in air pollution associated with industrialisation and urbanisation and its resultant impacts on regional and global air quality, visibility degradation, cloud formation, and atmospheric chemistry, radiation budget, ecosystem, Himalayan climate, and glaciology, ... Read More
Shri Gadkari calls for adopting advanced public transport models and use of biofuel, Electricity, CNG in Public Transport

Shri Gadkari calls for adopting advanced public transport models and use of biofuel, Electricity, CNG in Public Transport

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 108
Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari has said that public transport  may be modernised which is based on biofuels, CNG and electricity as fuel. Addressing a Webinar - 4th UITP India Bus Seminar today he said most of the State Road Transport Undertakings (SRTUs) are incurring huge expenditure on conventional fuels which are expensive. Shri Gadkari called for moving on to biofuels, CNG and Electricity as transportation fuel. This he said will not only save on fuel bill b ... Read More
Redevelopment of CSMT Railway Station

Redevelopment of CSMT Railway Station

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 123
After the in principle approval of Public Private Partnership Appraisal Committee (PPPAC) for the redevelopment of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (Mumbai) Railway Station on PPP mode, Request for Qualification (RFQ) for redevelopment of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus (Mumbai) on PPP has been invited by IRSDC vide NIT published on 20.08.2020. The RFQ document is available on http://irsdc.enivida.com/. The Pre Bid Conference is schedu ... Read More
Clarification on SOP for media production released on 23rd August, 2020

Clarification on SOP for media production released on 23rd August, 2020

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 126
It is hereby clarified that the ‘ Guiding Principles and SOP on preventive measures for Media Production to contain spread of COVID-19’ released by Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, on 23rd August, 2020, is applicable to all media production including shooting of films, televisio ... Read More
Union Education Minister reviews various activities of National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) today in New Delhi

Union Education Minister reviews various activities of National Institute of Open Schooling (NIOS) today in New Delhi

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 111
Union Education Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' reviewed various activities of NIOS in New Delhi today. The meeting was attended by Secretary, School Education and Literacy, Smt. Anita Karwal, Joint Secretary, School Education, Smt. Sweety Changsan and senior officials of NIOS. During the meeting Shri Pokhriyal stressed on transparent working of the Institution so that it may produce better results. The Minister also discussed on strengthening the examination mechanism. He said ... Read More
Government of India and AIIB sign agreement for $500 million to improve the network capacity, service quality and safety of the suburban railway system in Mumbai

Government of India and AIIB sign agreement for $500 million to improve the network capacity, service quality and safety of the suburban railway system in Mumbai

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 109
The Government of India, the Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) today signed a loan agreement for a $500 million Mumbai Urban Transport Project-III to improve the network capacity, service quality and safety of the suburban railway system in Mumbai.     The Project ... Read More
DRDO identifies 108 Systems and Subsystems for industry to design, develop and manufacture towards achieving Atmanirbhar Bharat

DRDO identifies 108 Systems and Subsystems for industry to design, develop and manufacture towards achieving Atmanirbhar Bharat

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 141
Responding to the clarion call given by Hon’ble Prime Minister for “Atmanirbhar Bharat”, the Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) has taken several initiatives to strengthen the indigenous defence ecosystem.  Towards this, A DRDO delegation met with Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh today to apprise him about 108 systems and subsystems which have been identified for designing and development by the Indian Industry only. The list of technologies is enclosed at Appen ... Read More
Launch of IAF Mobile Application MY IAF

Launch of IAF Mobile Application MY IAF

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 119
Air Chief Marshal Rakesh Kumar Singh Bhadauria, Chief of the Air Staff launched a mobile application ‘MY IAF’ at Air HQs Vayu Bhawan on 24 Aug 20 as a part of Digital India initiative. The application developed in association with Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC) provides career related information and details for those desirous of joining the Indian Air Force (IAF). The user friendly format of the app serves as a single digital platform interfac ... Read More
Inauguration of DRDO 500 Bed COVID Hospital in Patna

Inauguration of DRDO 500 Bed COVID Hospital in Patna

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 135
A 500 bed Covid Hospital with 125 ICU beds, set up by Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) in Patna was inaugurated today by Shri Nityanand Rai, Hon’ble Union Minister of State for Home Affairs. The hospital located in the newly constructed ESIC Hospital at Bihta, has been built on the lines of the 1000 Bed Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel Hospital at Delhi Cantt built by DRDO.   Prime Minister’s Citizen Assistance and Relief in Emergency Situations (PM CARE ... Read More
Online Executive  Development Programme organised by National Sugar Institute, Kanpur inaugurated

Online Executive Development Programme organised by National Sugar Institute, Kanpur inaugurated

News 🗓 Monday August 24 2020 👁 115
A five days ‘Executive Development Programme’ organized online by National Sugar Institute, Kanpur, UP was today virtually inaugurated by the Secretary, Food & Public Distribution, Shri Sudhanshu Pandey. The programme is being attended by around 100 senior executives from Indian & overseas sugar industry. In his inaugural address, Secretary DoFPD, talked about the global sugar scenario and greater need for developing flexi sugar factories producing sugar & ethanol as per relative ... Read More
The Home Ministry has issued Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) for international travel on non-scheduled commercial flights under the Vande Bharat Scheme and Air Transport Bubble arrangement.

The Home Ministry has issued Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) for international travel on non-scheduled commercial flights under the Vande Bharat Scheme and Air Transport Bubble arrangement.

News 🗓 Sunday August 23 2020 👁 111
The Home Ministry has issued Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) for international travel on non-scheduled commercial flights under the Vande Bharat Scheme and Air Transport Bubble arrangement. The SOP states that persons wanting to travel to India on the Vande Bharat flights will register themselves with the Indian missions in the country where they are stranded or residing, along with necessary details as prescribed by the External Affairs Ministry. Such registration may n ... Read More
Shri Gadkari to lay foundation Stone and inaugurate 35 highway projects worth over Rs 9400 crore in Madhya Pradesh

Shri Gadkari to lay foundation Stone and inaugurate 35 highway projects worth over Rs 9400 crore in Madhya Pradesh

News 🗓 Sunday August 23 2020 👁 106
Union Minister for Road Transport, Highways and MSMEs Shri Nitin Gadkari will lay foundation stone of and inaugurate 35 highway projects in Madhya Pradesh on Tuesday, the 25th of August, 2020. Chief Minister Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan will preside over the virtual function, to be attended by Union Ministers Shri ThavarchandGehlot and Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, MoSs Shri Prahlad Singh Patel, Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste and Gen (Dr) V K Singh(Rtd), Ministers from the State, several MPs, MLAs and senior offic ... Read More
Indian Railways generates more than 6,40,000 mandays of work till 21 August 2020 under Gareeb Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan These mandays of work generated in 6 States viz. Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh

Indian Railways generates more than 6,40,000 mandays of work till 21 August 2020 under Gareeb Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan These mandays of work generated in 6 States viz. Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh

News 🗓 Sunday August 23 2020 👁 124
Indian Railways has generated more than 6,40,000 mandays of work under Gareeb Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan in 6 States viz. Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.  Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry is closely monitoring the progress made in these projects and generation of work opportunities for the migrant labours of these states under this scheme. Around 165 Railway infrastructure projects are being executed in these states.  ... Read More
Ministry of I&B releases SOP for Media Production

Ministry of I&B releases SOP for Media Production

News 🗓 Sunday August 23 2020 👁 111
Media Production is a major economic activity that has contributed immensely to the GDP of our country.  Given the current COVID – 19 Pandemic, it is crucial that various stake holders involved in activities of Media Production take suitable measures to restrict the transmission of the pandemic, while at the same time resuming/conducting their operations and activities.    The Ministry of I&B, in consultation with the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, h ... Read More
PM greets people on Nuakhai Juhar

PM greets people on Nuakhai Juhar

News 🗓 Sunday August 23 2020 👁 111
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted the people on the auspicious occasion of Nuakhai Juhar. In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, "The special occasion of Nuakhai is about celebrating the hardwork of our farmers. It is due to their efforts that our nation is fed.  May this auspicious day bring prosperity and good health for everyone.  Nuakhai Juhar!"  https://twitter.com/narendramodi/status/1297375307347845120?ref_src=twsrc%5E ... Read More
New feature added in Arogya Setu App to facilitate safe functioning of business and economy

New feature added in Arogya Setu App to facilitate safe functioning of business and economy

News 🗓 Saturday August 22 2020 👁 107
Aarogya Setu app has started a new technological solution in order to help businesses and the economy to start functioning while b ... Read More
States & UTs can avail the Common Eligibility Test (CET) to be conducted by NRA for job selection: Dr. Jitendra Singh

States & UTs can avail the Common Eligibility Test (CET) to be conducted by NRA for job selection: Dr. Jitendra Singh

News 🗓 Saturday August 22 2020 👁 139
States and Union Territories can avail the Common Eligibility Test (CET) to be conducted by National Recruitment Agency (NRA) for job selection, the decision for which was passed at the Union Cabinet meeting chaired by Prime Minister Sh Narendra Modi on Wednesday. Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh, said that the CET score could be shared with the R ... Read More
EPFO Makes Signficant Progress in Updating KYC of its Subscribers During July- 2020 Despite Covid Pendemic

EPFO Makes Signficant Progress in Updating KYC of its Subscribers During July- 2020 Despite Covid Pendemic

News 🗓 Saturday August 22 2020 👁 124
During the month of July 2020 EPFO has been successful in updating 2.39 Lakh Aadhaar's, 4.28 Lakh Mobile numbers & 5.26 Lakh Bank Account's in the UAN of its subscribers.   As the country faces the unprecedented challenge of the COVID 19 pandemic, the concept of social distancing has assumed immense importance. EPFO, as the principal social Security Organization in the country, has been striving hard, to provide unhindered services to its subscribers through digital m ... Read More
MHA asks States to allow unhindered movement of persons and goods and services during Unlock-3

MHA asks States to allow unhindered movement of persons and goods and services during Unlock-3

News 🗓 Saturday August 22 2020 👁 105
The Centre has asked the States that there should be no restrictions imposed on inter-State and intra-State movement of persons and goods and services during the present prevailing Unlock-3 guidelines. In a communication to Chief Secretaries of all States today, the Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has stated that it has been reported that local level restrictions on movement are being imposed by various districts/States.  Such restrictions are creating problems in inter-State movement ... Read More
Arunachal Pradesh will provide tap water to all rural homes by 2023

Arunachal Pradesh will provide tap water to all rural homes by 2023

News 🗓 Saturday August 22 2020 👁 110
Arunachal Pradesh has again received a very high rainfall in the current monsoon season. Many of the drinking water supply installations dependent on the surface sources have faced the fury of natural calamities in terms of flash flood, cloud bursts, landslides and erosions. The Ledum multi village water supply project feeding potable drinking water to Bilat circle, Oyan-Sille Circle and Ruksin headquarter covering 19 villages with population of 21,287 under East Siang D ... Read More
Aarogya Setu introduces Open API Service, a novel feature to help the people, businesses and the economy to return to normalcy

Aarogya Setu introduces Open API Service, a novel feature to help the people, businesses and the economy to return to normalcy

News 🗓 Saturday August 22 2020 👁 105
As Aarogya Setu move on to the new normal of learning to live with COVID19, Aarogya Setu team has worked on a new innovative feature which is called ‘Open API Service’. In order to help businesses and economy to start functioning while being safe, the Open API Service enables organizations to check the status of Aarogya Setu and integrate it into its various Work from Home features. The Open API Service of Aarogya Setu, addresses the fear/risk of Covid-19 infections and help the people, busin ... Read More
NFL Vijaipur unit to produce Compost from Biodegradable waste

NFL Vijaipur unit to produce Compost from Biodegradable waste

News 🗓 Saturday August 22 2020 👁 101
National Fertilizers Limited (NFL)a PSU  under the Department of Fertilizers ,Vijaipur  (MP ) is going to set up an Organic Waste Converter (OWC) Plant. The biodegradable waste collected in the unit shall be transported to OWC where the same shall be segregated from non-degradable parts. It will take around 10 days to convert it into ready to use compost.  ... Read More
बिजली बिल कैसे चेक करे? ऑनलाइन पेमेंट करने का तरीका

बिजली बिल कैसे चेक करे? ऑनलाइन पेमेंट करने का तरीका

News 🗓 Saturday August 22 2020 👁 146
भारत के अलग-अलग राज्यों में अलग-अलग बिजली कंपनियों द्वारा बिजली (Electricity) पहुंचाई जाती है ऐसे में यदि आप देश के अलग-अलग राज्यों के बिजली बिल चेक और उसका भुगतान करना चाहते हैं तो इस लेख में आपको ... Read More
National Sports Awards 2020 announced – Rohit Sharma, Mariyappan T., Manik Batra, Ms Vinesh and Ms Rani bag the Khel Ratna

National Sports Awards 2020 announced – Rohit Sharma, Mariyappan T., Manik Batra, Ms Vinesh and Ms Rani bag the Khel Ratna

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 104
Sports Awards are given every year to recognize and reward excellence in sports. Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award is given for the spectacular and most outstanding performance in the field of sports by a sportsperson over a period of four years; Arjuna Award is given for consistent outstanding performance for four years; Dronacharya Award goes to the coaches for producing medal winners at prestigiou ... Read More
Shri Arjun Munda e-inaugurates Tribes India Showroom in Mumbai through video conference

Shri Arjun Munda e-inaugurates Tribes India Showroom in Mumbai through video conference

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 272
Shri Arjun Munda, Union Minister for Tribal Affairs e-inaugurated via a video conference a ‘Tribes India Showroom’ in Indian Globe Chambers of LIC Western Zonal Office, Fort, Mumbai today. The inaugural event was attended by Secretary, MoTA Shri Deepak Khandekar, Chairman, TRIFED Shri R. C. Meena and MD, TRIFED Shri Pravin Krishna.  Renowned designer Ruma Devi and cine star Pooja Batra also participated in the  virtual inauguration. Addressing on the occasion, Shri Arjun M ... Read More
Industrial Training Institute, Berhampur files 3 Patents for COVID-19 related innovations;

Industrial Training Institute, Berhampur files 3 Patents for COVID-19 related innovations;

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 101
In an ongoing effort to use its technical expertise to help curtail the spread of COVID-19, Industrial Training Institute (ITI), Berhampur has registered three of its innovative products developed to fight against the novel Coronavirus in the patent journal, attesting its inherent strength to be able to rise to any challenge. This will give priority right to the institute over invention. Following the footsteps of IITs and NITs, ITI Berhampur has joined in the patent institute club of the country. In com ... Read More
Study initiated for low cost COVID 19 detection kit suitable for storage in less stringent conditions in rural areas

Study initiated for low cost COVID 19 detection kit suitable for storage in less stringent conditions in rural areas

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 99
The COVID 19 pandemic has thrown up the novel challenge of setting up rapid diagnostic facilities in remote areas which do not have adequate infrastructure. This calls for low cost devices that do not require very stringent storage facilities. Scientists have put in a research plan to meet this urgent requirement. With support from the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), a statutory body under the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Birla Institute of ... Read More
ARCI scientists convert tamarind waste & cotton waste to supercapacitor electrodes

ARCI scientists convert tamarind waste & cotton waste to supercapacitor electrodes

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 112
Tamarind seeds and cotton waste may soon be used to make low-cost supercapacitors for energy storage – thanks to the efforts of a group of Indian scientists who have used such waste biomass to develop materials for making cost-effective supercapacitor devices. This can pave the way towards affordable electric vehicles and hybrid vehicles which bank on supercapacitors significantly for their application in braking systems and start-stop cycles. Responding to the intense hunt for supercapac ... Read More
NHAI Planted 25 Lakh Plants in 25 Days to Mark its Silver Jubilee Year

NHAI Planted 25 Lakh Plants in 25 Days to Mark its Silver Jubilee Year

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 108
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI), a public sector undertaking under the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, has developed a mobile App called ‘Harit Path' to monitor location, growth, species details, maintenance activities, targets and achievements of each of its field units  for each and every plant under all plantation projects.  The app was inaugurated by the Union Minister for RTH Shri Nitin Gadkari today. ... Read More
Railways enhances Rail Infrastructure and Urban Decongestion in areas near Delhi

Railways enhances Rail Infrastructure and Urban Decongestion in areas near Delhi

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 103
In order to enhance Railway infrastructure and assist in urban decongestion, Indian Railways is taking series of steps all across the country.  As a part of those activities, Northern Railways has converted the existing Rohtak-Gohana Railway line into a 4.8 km long elevated track. The work on the line is almost complete and it will be commissioned in the next three months.  The said Railway line  was going through the heart of the city. There are four level crossings on ... Read More
KVIC Serves Legal Notices to “Khadi Essentials” & “Khadi Global” for Fraudulently Using Brand Name Khadi

KVIC Serves Legal Notices to “Khadi Essentials” & “Khadi Global” for Fraudulently Using Brand Name Khadi

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 106
Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has issued legal notices to two firms – Khadi Essentials and Khadi Global –  stating that they are “unauthorizedly” and “fraudulently” using the brand name “Khadi”. KVIC in a statement has said today that the two firms are engaged in selling a range of cosmetic and beauty products through various e-commerce platforms using the brand name “Khadi” and thus misleading consumers. In the n ... Read More
Jal Jeevan Mission-A novel approach to provide safe drinking water through Community Participation

Jal Jeevan Mission-A novel approach to provide safe drinking water through Community Participation

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 105
‘Water cannot be increased but can only be managed’- Ramdas’s face turns stoic and tone more controlled while he delivers these wise lines. Being the deputy Sarpanch of a water stressed area of Pune district, he has earned this wisdom by seeing his clan suffer and struggle for every drop of water. Ramdas is a resident of Bhojanewadi, a hillock habitation placed at an altitude of 927 metres of Ugalewadi village of Pune, which has about 40 households. For years he has s ... Read More
Shri Ram Vilas Paswan launches online system of Registration and Renewal for Jewellers and online system of recognition and renewal of Assaying and Hallmarking (A&H) Centers

Shri Ram Vilas Paswan launches online system of Registration and Renewal for Jewellers and online system of recognition and renewal of Assaying and Hallmarking (A&H) Centers

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 113
The Union Minister for Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution Shri Ram Vilas Paswan today virtually launched the online system of Registration and Renewal of Jewellers and online system of recognition and renewal of the Assaying and Hallmarking Centres. This online system can be accessed through Bureau of Indian Standards web portal www.manakonline.in.While launching the online system, Shri Paswan said that it was difficult tohandle thelar ... Read More
Bye Election to the Council of States from Uttar Pradesh

Bye Election to the Council of States from Uttar Pradesh

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 100
There is one casual vacancy in the Council of States from Uttar Pradesh as per following details: - State ... Read More
Guidelines for Conduct of General Election/Bye election during COVID-19

Guidelines for Conduct of General Election/Bye election during COVID-19

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 104
Election Commission of India approved the broad guidelines for conduct of general/bye elections during COVID-19 period. These are available at ... Read More
swachh survekshan 2020 : और भारत के सबसे गंदे शहर हैं....

swachh survekshan 2020 : और भारत के सबसे गंदे शहर हैं....

News 🗓 Friday August 21 2020 👁 104
इंदौर को लगातार चौथे साल भारत का सबसे स्वच्छ शहर घोषित किया गया है। गुरुवार को घोषित स्वच्छता सर्वेक्षण पुरस्कार 2020 में दूसरा स्थान सूरत और तीसरा स्थान नवी मुंबई को मिला। प्रधानमंत्री नरेंद्र म ... Read More
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