Nirmala Sitharaman

FM Nirmala Sitharaman announces Rs 6,28,993 crore to give wings to Indian economy amid pandemic

In bid to provide relief to various sectors affected due to the second wave of COVID-19 pandemic Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman announced a series of measures amounting to Rs. 6,28,993 crore in New Delhi. Through these measures she also aimed at preparing the health systems for emergency response besides providing impetus to growth and […]

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NAREDCO calls for adoption of green buildings across the country

National Real Estate Development Council (NAREDCO) jointly with Confederation of Indian Industries (CII) and Indian Green Building Council (IGBC) organized a webinar ‘India’s Leadership Role in Advancing Green Buildings’. All these apex bodies noted that going green in highly desirable despite the marginally higher cost of green buildings. The associations were of the view that […]

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PM addresses the nation on 7th International Day of Yoga, launches “mYoga” app

To mark the occasion, Prime Minister Modi also launched “mYoga” application, developed by the Morarji Desai National Institute of Yoga, Ministry of Ayush in partnership with the World Health Organization. The seventh International Day of Yoga (IDY) was celebrated all across the world through limited physical events today. The activities pertaining to IDY reached more […]

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Union Govt rolls out multiple activities for International Day of Yoga

As the 7th International Day of Yoga (IDY) is fast approaching, the government has started unfolding various activities to mark the day on June 21. With plans to celebrate IDY in a big way, the ministry of culture is all set to organize a special drive “Yoga and Indian Heritage” all across the country. The […]

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Highest turnover recorded by Khadi Village Industries Commission despite pandemic

In the year 2020-21, Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) registered its highest-ever turnover despite COVID-19 pandemic. In comparison to 88,887 crore turnover in the previous financial year, the KVIC has registered Rs 95, 741. 74 crore gross annual turnover in 2020-21 and that’s an increase of 7.71%. This superlative performance of KVIC has been […]

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Government announces several incentives to support E-Mobility

Addressing the world conference organised by BRICS Network University (NU), the Road Transport & Highways Minister Nitin Gadkari said that efforts are underway to establish the country as the world’s largest automobile manufacturing hub and that the government is supporting E-mobility through several incentives, FAME-2 scheme as well as GST exemption. He added that the […]

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PIB organises webinar on post-COVID symptoms and their remedies

The Press Information Bureau (PIB) held a webinar on various queries related to COVID-19. These included the post-COVID symptoms; how to tackle them; what food items should be taken and many more. Pulmonologist Dr Nikhil Narayan Bante and Nutrionist Ishi Khosla answered various such questions during the virtual meet. Dr. Nikhil Narayan who is lungs […]

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Chemical Engineering Professor develops cost-effective waste water treatment technology

A Jadavpur University, Kolkata Chemical Engineering Professor Dr Chiranjib Bhattacharjee has come up with a combination of Electrocoagulation and Electroflotation Enhanced Membrane Module (ECEFMM) technique for the treatment of waste water. This new water treatment technology is highly beneficial for low and medium scale enterprises as it can reduce costs. Consequently, the food industry, automobile […]

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