India, Singapore and Australia jointly organised international workshop on combating marine pollution

Government of India together with the Government of Australia and Government of Singapore organised an international workshop on combating marine pollution. The workshop held virtually focused on marine plastic debris and it bought together leading  scientists, policy experts and industry representatives. The event also discussed research interventions towards assessing and monitoring marine litter apart from […]

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National Career Service being implemented in mission mode

A variety of employment related service is being implemented through National Career Service (NCS) project being run by the Labour and Employment Ministry in Mission Mode. The services offered by the NCS include vocational guidance, job matching and internship, apprenticeship among others. NCS provides all these services online and the information services are available free […]

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Efforts towards making cities garbage-free and water-secure initiated

In order to make cities water-secure and garbage-free and water-secure, the government has launched  Swachh Bharat Mission–Urban (SBM-U) 2.0 and Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Transformation (AMRUT) 2.0. SBM-U 2.0 comprising infrastructure projects and urban-rural convergence has been taken up on cluster basis to neighbouring Urban Local Bodies and the rural areas. The mission aims […]

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Government so far released Rs 28,413.60 crore for 100 Smart Cities Projects

Under Smart Cities Mission, 100 Smart Cities have been selected and these Smart Cities have issued tenders for 6,721 projects valued at Rs 1,88,507 crore. In 6,124 projects among these Rs 1,62,908 crore worthe work orders have been issued and Rs 58,735 crore worth 3421 projects have been completed. For these projects the Central Government […]

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Increased efforts to enhance coal production underway

Committed to enhance the coal production, the Government has taken various actions which include auction of commercial mining and approval of the sale of excess coal production, besides single window clearance among others. The initiative for total two tranches have been completed under which total 28 coal mines have been auctioned and the vesting order […]

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MNRE simplifies procedures to install rooftop solar plants for residential consumers

Under the Rooftop Solar Programme, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has simplified procedures for the residential consumers to install rooftop solar plant. As per the simplified procedure, the household beneficiary will have to apply on national portal to install rooftop solar plant after submitting the necessary information like the details of bank account for the transfer […]

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Chhattisgarh integrated with ONORC enabled states

  Chattisgarh is the latest addition in the league of One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) enabled states. It’s now the 36th state/UT that has implemented ONORC plan. After successful testing of portability transactions in the state, the Department of Food & Public Distribution has approved the integration of Chhattisgarh with the existing cluster of […]

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India’s export of final food products registers impressive growth

The country’s exports of Ready to Eat (RTE), Ready to Serve (RTS) and Ready to Cook (RTC) foods under Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA)  basket have exceeded $ 2 billion  during 2020-21. India exports RTE food products majorly to USA, UAE, Nepal, Canada, Sri Lanka, Australia, Sudan, UK, Nigeria and Singapore. […]

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