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13,469 Villages Have Been Electrified in India

Union Minister of State for Power Piyush Goyal on Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Gram Jyoti Yojana (DDUGJY) informed that, out of the 18,452 un-electrified census villages in...

Common Risk Mitigation Mechanism for Solar Projects

Argentina, Burkina-Faso, Chad, France, India, Ivory Coast, Mali, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Sénégal, Uganda and Yemen have jointly supported commissioning of a study to define...

Programme to Boost Indigenous Production of Mobiles

The Ministry of Electronics and IT has notified phased manufacturing programme to boost indigenous production of mobile phones by providing tax relief and other...

‘Shakti’ Scheme for Koyala Transparently in India

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has introduced new More Transparent Coal Allocation Policy for Power Sector and 2017 SHAKTI (Scheme for Harnessing and...

Collaborative Mission for Development for Bio-Pharmaceuticals

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval for Industry-Academia Collaborative Mission for accelerating discovery research to early development for biopharmaceuticals -...

Maternity Benefit Program Extended to All Districts

The Union Cabinet has approved the Pan-India implementation of Maternity Benefit Program which now has been extended to all districts of the country w.e.f. 01.01.2017. The...

Operation Clean Money Portal: Salient Features Explained

The Union Minister of Finance Arun Jaitley officially launched the Portal of Operation Clean Money (https://www.cleanmoney.gov.in) in New Delhi. The Operation Clean Money was initiated...

Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Launched

J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare introduced the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) in the Universal Immunization Programme (UIP) of the...

Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana

Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers Ananthkumar informed that the scheme 'Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP)' is creating a Silent Revolution in achieving...

Centrally Sponsored Schemes Reduced to 28

The government has reduced the number of centrally sponsored schemes (CSS) to 28 umbrella schemes from 66. Based on the recommendation of the sub-group of...

‘e-Krishi Samvad’ Interface Launched

Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Radha Mohan Singh launched e-Krishi Samvad, an online interface, which will provide direct and effective solutions to the...

‘SMARTGRAM’ Initiative of Rashtrapati Bhavan

The SMARTGRAM initiative of Rashtrapati Bhavan was inaugurated for five villages of Haryana i.e. Tajnagar, Dhaula, Alipur, Harchandpur and Rojka Meo by the President...

‘e-VIN’ Project of Health Ministry in News

Representatives from Philippines, Indonesia, Bangladesh, Nepal and Thailand paid visit to India to study the eVIN (electronic vaccine intelligence network) project of Indian Health Ministry. Members...

New Central Scheme ‘SAMPADA’ Launched

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Modi has given its approval for re-structuring the schemes of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries...