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New Initiatives of the Government

SWACHH BHARAT MISSION The Prime Minister launched Swachh Bharat Mission on the birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi on 2nd October, 2014. The programme is to...

Youth Affairs and Sports

In India, the population below the age of 35 years is about 70% of the total population. (Demographic Dividend). The Ministry of Youth Affairs and...

Chapter on Welfare

The erstwhile Ministry of Welfare was formed in 1985 by transferring subjects relating to welfare of Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes, Minorities and Other Backward...

Water Resources

Ministry of Water Resources, Government of India is responsible for development, conservation and management of water as a national resource. India has 4% of water...

Chapter on Transport

RAILWAYS From a very modest beginning in 1853, when the first train steamed off from Mumbai to Thane, a distance of 34 km, the...

Scientific and Technological Developments

The new Science, Technology and Innovation (STI) Policy unveiled in 2013 by then PM includes a thrust for innovations in science and technology sector. Science,...

Rural and Urban Development

On 31st March, 1952, an organization known as Community Projects Administration was set up under the Planning Commission to administer the programmes relating to...

Planning in India

Planning in India derives its objectives and social premises from the Directive Principles of State Policy enshrined in the Constitution. The Planning Commission was set...

Mass Communication

The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting is divided into four wingse., the Information Wing, the Broadcasting Wing, the Films Wing and the Integrated Finance...

Labour and Employment

The Ministry of Labour & Employment is one of the oldest Ministries of the Government of India. The main responsibility of the Ministry is to...

Law and Justice

The Constitution of India guarantees, besides other rights, protection of life and personal liberty and provides adequate safeguards against the arbitrary deprivation thereof by...

Industry in India

The quest for industrial development started soon after independence in 1947. The Industrial Policy Resolution of 1948 defined the broad contours of the policy...

India and World

Important Points of this Chapter: President Hamid Karzai visited India in May 2013, December 2013 and May 2014. India also hosted a conference-cum-exihibition “Doing Buisness with...

Chapter on Housing

The Ministry of Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation (MOHUPA) is the apex authority of Government of India at the national level for formulation of...