Namami Gange - National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) ‘Namami Gange Programme’, is an Integrated Conservation Mission, approved as ‘Flagship Programme’ by the Union Government in June 2014 with budget outlay of Rs.20,000 Crore to accomplish the twin objectives of effective abatement of pollution, conservation and rejuvenation of National River Ganga.
Main pillars of the Namami Gange Programme are:-
Sewerage Treatment Infrastructure
Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi PariYojana Kendra (PMBJPK) Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi PariYojana Kendra(PMBJPK) is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Govt. Of India, to provide quality medicines at affordable prices to the masses through special kendras known as Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Kendra. Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Jan Aushadhi Pariyojana Kendra (PMBJPK) have been set up to provide generic drugs, which are available at lesser prices but are equivalent in quality and efficacy as expensive branded dr..
National Academic Depository (NAD) National Academic Depository (NAD)
National Academic Depository (NAD) is an important initiative of Government of India facilitated by Ministry of Human Resource Development to facilitate issuance and storage of academic awards to students in an online depository system on the pattern of Securities Depository.
The vision of National Academic Depository (NAD) is to provide an online storehouse of all academic awards. National Academic Depository (NAD) is a 24X7 online ..
PM Janaushadhi Kendra people are working as Corona Warriors-Mandaviya The Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers Shri Mansukh Mandaviya has said that even in the current difficult circumstances the Pradhan Mantri Janaushadhi Kendra (PMJK) people are working as CoronaWarriors and serving the nation.
In a tweet Minister Said, it is being ensured that affordable medicines are available at 6300 Jan Aushadhi centers across the country.
Shri Mandaviya further said that to deal with the current situation its warehouses are working day and night on war..
8 KEY DEVELOPMENTS IN INDIA 8 KEY DEVELOPMENTS IN INDIA
1Historic tax reform
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) came into effect across India from 01 July 2017. GST has turned all 36 states and union territories of India into one common market. By curbing a..
Extension of Lockdown up to May 31, 2020 Extension of Lockdown up to May 31, 2020
States to decide various Zones and Activities to be allowed in these Zones; Certain activities to remain prohibited throughout the Country National Directives for COVID-19 Management continue to be in force throughout the Country Night Curfew to continue to remain in force
Lockdown measures in place since March 24, 2020 have helped considerably in containing the spread of COVID-19. It has therefore been..
Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package : Progress so far
More than 32crore poor people received financial assistance of Rs29,352crore under the Pradhan MantriGaribKalyan Package
5.29 Crore beneficiaries distributed free ration of food grains under Pradhan MantriGaribKalyan Ann Yojana
97.8 Lakh free Ujjwala cylinders delivered
2.1 Lakh members of EPFO taken benefit of online withdrawal of non-refundable advan..
NCC cadets start serving people during COVID-19 pandemic under Exercise NCC Yogdan Civil and police administration have started requisitioning for services of senior division National Cadet Corps (NCC) cadets in fight against Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. Some of them have started giving service from today. Ministry of Defence (MoD) had allowed temporary employment of NCC cadets last week under ‘Exercise NCC Yogdan’ and guidelines were also issued in this regard. These cadets will give a helping hand to state and municipal authorities to augment relief efforts. ..
Indian Railway operates 366 Shramik Special trains till 10th May, 2020 (1500 hrs) across the country Indian Railway operates 366 Shramik Special trains till 10th May, 2020 (1500 hrs) across the country
Passengers are being given free meals and water Trains being run by Railways only after concurrence is given both by the State which is sending the passengers and the State which is receiving them Social distancing being observed Around 1200 passengers travel in each of these “Shramik Special” trains
Subsequent to the Ministry of Home Aff..
Union HRD Minister announces dates of remaining examinations for class X and XII Union HRD Minister announces dates of remaining examinations for class X and XII
Union Human Resource Development Minister Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' announced the dates of remaining examinations of CBSE Class X and XII in New Delhi today. The Minister said that the examinations of Class X will be conducted for the students of North East Delhi only, while the exams of class XII will be held for ..
Grievance redressal cell set up to resolve problems of food processing industry during COVID-19 lockdown: Union FPI Minister Union Food Processing Industries Minister Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badalsaid that a Grievance Redressal Cell has been established in the Ministry to ensure that problems faced by food processors during the COVID-19 lockdown are resolved at the earliest. Smt.HarsimratKaur Badal said, in a tweet today, that industry members facing any problem in operations and distribution of food products could send their queries to email@example.com. She further said the Governmentis committed to ensure the continui..
Indian Railways operate 542 “Shramik Special” trains till 12th May, 2020 (09:30 hrs) across the country Subsequent to the Ministry of Home Affairs order regarding movement of migrant workers, pilgrims, tourists, students and other persons stranded at different places by special trains,Indian Railways had decided to operate “Shramik Special” trains.
As on 12th May 2020, a total of 542 “Shramik Special” trains have been operationalized from various states across the country, in which 448 trains had reached its destination and 94 trains are in transit.
These 448 tra..
Mother Dairy procuring an average milk volume of 2.55 lakh litres per day in Vidarbha and Marathwada region With the country fighting Covid-19 pandemic and under lockdown, availability of essentials like food and health services to the masses is crucial. While for the consumers it is important that their supplies are maintained; for farmers too, it is imperative that the value chain starting with them is up and running to market their produce even under restrictions. Taking the initiative further in this context , Mother Dairy, a wholly owned subsidiary of National Dairy Development Board (NDDB), contributed i..
MHA issues Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) to facilitate Movement of Persons by Train Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has issued Standard Operating Protocol (SOP) to facilitate movement of persons by train.
Movement of passengers to & fro and entry at the railway station would be permitted only on confirmed e-ticket. There would be compulsory medical screening of all passengers. Only asymptomatic persons would be allowed to board the train. During the travel and at the railway stations, Strict adherence to Health/hygiene protocols and social distancing.
More than 14 Lakhs stranded people transported back to their home State till midnight 15th May, i.e in 15 days More than 14 Lakhs stranded people transported back to their home State till midnight 15th May, i.e in 15 days
Indian Railways operates 1074 “Shramik Special” trains across the country During Last 3 days more than 2 lakh person are being transported per day. In days to come, it is expected to be scaled upto 3 lakh passengers per day Mission "Back Home" In full steam Passengers are being given free meals and water Trains being run by Railways only afte..