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Major Initiatives in Roads and Highways Sector

The year 2016 has been a significant one for the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, when road safety emerged as the central theme...

Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) completed distribution of 5 crore LED bulbs under Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP). Sh Piyush Goyal, Minister of State...

Initiative To Harness Potential of Cane and Bamboo

TheNorth Eastern Council (NEC) and the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)in Shillong, to harness the hidden potential...

AYUSH Systems of Medicine: Latest Developments

The Ministry of AYUSH made a number of important strides in the year 2016 to strengthen and popularise the alternative systems of medicine. Only...

Scheme for Rehabilitation of Bonded Labourers

The Constitution of India vide Article 23 prohibits traffic in human beings and forced labour. The bonded labour is also a form of forced...

World’s Largest LED Street Lighting Programme

Union Minister of Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Piyush Goyal dedicated the LED based Street Lighting National Programme (SLNP), currently running...

Railway Mission 41k Launched

Minister of Railways Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu unveiled Mission 41k during the Roundtable Discussion with External Stakeholders on Energy Initiatives of Indian Railways. Ministry of Railways...

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...

Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana Closed

The Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Surakhsha Yojana did not get an encouraging response from Indian emigrant workers for a variety of reasons including its voluntary...

Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana

‘Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana’ is a campaign launched by the Department of Pharmaceuticals, Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, Government of India, to provide...

Rashtrapati Bhavan In-Residence Programme

Artists Shri Subodh Gupta and Smt. Bharti Kher will commence their stay in Rashtrapati Bhavan as Artists In-Residence tomorrow (March 2, 2017). They will...

Nai Manzil Scheme: Latest Development

The Ministry of Minority Affairs has targeted to cover 70 thousand minority school drop outs under the Nai Manzil scheme during 2016-17. For this the...