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Above 5000 MW Solar Projects Okayed

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister has given its approval for setting up over 5,000 MW of Grid-Connected Solar...

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...

‘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...

‘Mission Parivar Vikas’ of Government

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare will soon launch “Mission Parivar Vikas” in 145 high focus districts having the highest total fertility rates in...

2508 Cities Selected Under PM Awas Yojana

As on April 25 2016, a total of 2,508 cities of 26 States have been identified as selected for Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana—Housing for...

Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the proposal for initiation of the Third Phase of Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP). The Project...

National Career Service Project

The Employment Exchanges are managed by the State Governments while the Central Government lays down policies and guidelines. The Ministry is implementing the National Career...

Rs.20,000 Crore Irrigation Fund Instituted

In a move that aims to address the perennial irrigation water crisis affecting rural India, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation...

Government Launches Mission Madhumeh

Government has launched Mission Madhumeh. The First ever National Ayurveda Day is being celebrated throughout the country on the occasion of Dhanwantari Jayanti . A...

Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana Announced

The Union Cabinet headed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its post-facto approval for launching of Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana 2017 (VPBY 2017). It...

Government e-Marketplace: Top Features and Benefits

Public procurement forms a very important part of Government activity and reform in Public Procurement is one of the top priorities of the present...

Saathiya Resource Kit Launched

Secretary, Health and Family Welfare launched the SAATHIYA Resource Kit including ‘Saathiya Salah’ Mobile App for adolescents as part of the Rashtriya Kishor Swasthya...

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 -...

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas: Outcomes and Announcements Made

The Pravasi Bharatiya Divas (PBD) is celebrated every year on 8th and 9th January to mark the contribution of Overseas Indian community in the...

Credit Rating of Urban Local Bodies Started

Under the initiative of Credit Rating of urban local bodies, 85 cities have launched the process and the same has been completed in respect...

Eastern Dedicated Freight Corridor Project

A Guarantee Agreement for World Bank (IBRD) lending of US$ 650 million to the Dedicated Freight Corridor Corporation of India Ltd. (DFCCIL) for Eastern...

Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat Programme

The ‘Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat’ programme, aims to actively enhance interaction between people of diverse cultures living in different States and UTs in India,...

Quality Mark Award Scheme for Dairy Cooperatives

The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries has supported the National Dairy Development Board(NDDB) developed initiative of “Quality Mark” Award Scheme for dairy...

Gambia Declares Emergency

Gambia's President Yahya Jammeh has declared a state of emergency just two days before he is supposed to cede power after losing elections. The long-time...

Manipur HC Gets Chief Justice

Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prashad sworn in as the new Chief Justice of the Manipur High Court. Governor Najma Heptullah administered the oath of office and...

India Portugal Space Alliance Created

During the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to Portugal, Lisbon, the two sides signed MoUs for creation of an India Portugal Space Alliance...

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...