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Web Portals on Weather and Power Launched

Piyush Goyal Union Minister for Power, launched Weather Portal for Power Sector in association with POSOCO and IMD. Day to day weather variations have an...

Agriculture Reforms Schemes: Launch and Impact

1. PRADHAN MANTRI FASAL BIMA YOJANA: After through review of erstwhile scheme of Modified National Agriculture Insurance Scheme (MNAIS), the Government launched PMFBY in...

Scheme VAJRA (Visiting Advanced Joint Research)

The Union Ministry of Science & Technology, Government of India has initiated a novel scheme VAJRA (Visiting Advanced Joint Research), Faculty Scheme of Science...

New ‘Startup India Virtual Hub’ Launched

The Commerce & Industry Minister Nirmala Sitharaman launched the Startup India Virtual Hub. It is an online platform for all stakeholders of the entrepreneurial ecosystem...

National Mission on Cultural Mapping of India

In the year of commemoration of the birth centenary of Pandit Deen Dayal Upadhyay, who hailed from Mathura district in Uttar Pradesh, the Ministry...

Soil Health Card Scheme: Achievements

Soil Health Card, a revolutionary scheme, was initiated for farmers. It has helped in increasing the productivity and reduced the cost of production. Prime Minister...

Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana in News

2383 Aids and Assisted Living Devices were distributed to 1266 Senior Citizens during a Camp on “RASHTRIYA VAYOSHRI YOJANA” of Ministry of Social Justice...

New Hill Area Development Programme for Northeast

Union Minister for Development of North Eastern Region Dr Jitendra Singh launched “Hill Area Development Programme” (HADP) for Northeast in Imphal (Manipur). The hilly areas...

‘Inclusive India Initiative’ Launched

The National Trust under Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment in collaboration with key partners organised the conference “Inclusive India Initiative: Towards an Inclusive...

“Skill for Life, Save a Life” Initiative Launched

Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare launched the ‘Skill for Life, Save a Life’ initiative. ‘Skills for Life, Save a...

Rural Self Employment and Training Institutes

As part of multi-pronged strategy to address rural poverty, Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD) is undertaking two initiatives in skill development under the National...

Government Launches ‘Vatsalya-Maatri Amrit Kosh’

Secretary (Health and Family Welfare) inaugurated the ‘Vatsalya – Maatri Amrit Kosh’, a National Human Milk Bank and Lactation Counselling Centre at the Lady...

Program “SATH” Launched by Government

NITI Aayog has launched 'SATH', a program providing ‘Sustainable Action for Transforming Human capital’ with the State Governments. The vision of the program is to...

‘Tele-Law’ Portal for Legal Aid Launched

In its effort to make legal aid easily accessible to the marginalized communities and citizens living in rural areas, the Government of India has...

‘Adopt a Slum’ – A New Campaign Launched

Minister of Youth Affairs & Sports,  Vijay Goel announced “Adopt a Slum” - a new campaign to mark completion of three years of the...

List of Schemes Launched for Financial Inclusion

Government of India has launched various schemes for financial inclusion & social security for Indians. Following are the initiatives & programmes in this regard: 1....

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...

Indian-American Elected Head of Dental Body

Important Current Affairs: An Indian-American doctor Rena N D'Souza has been elected vice-president of the International Association for Dental Research (IADR). An alumni of Government...

Pre-Loaded Sim Card for Tourists Launched in India

Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State for Tourism and Culture, launched the initiative of the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India for providing pre-loaded...

India-Australia MoU in Textiles, Clothing and Fashion

Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the textiles, clothing and fashion sectors between the Ministry of Textiles and the Department of Foreign Affairs and...

Pakistan-Afghanistan Setup Crisis Management Mechanism

Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed for the establishment of a bilateral “crisis management mechanism” to avoid any breakdown in mutual communications and contacts in...