President Kovind addressed 16th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas Convention

President Ram Nath Kovind while speaking  at the valedictory session of the 16th Pravasi Bhartiya Divas convention through video conferencing said that it’s an occasion to recall the ideals of Gandhiji for individual as well as collective life. He said the Indian diaspora champions Indian’s cause on global stage and that on this day in […]

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Aerial ground survey for Delhi-Varansi High Speed Rail Corridor begins

The work for High Speed Rail Network between Delhi-Varanasi has been started with the beginning of aerial ground survey through a helicopter fitted with imagery sensors and Aerial Light Detection and Ranging Survey (LiDAR). Through the first flight of this helicopter, the imagery sensors captured the related data to the ground survey. It is through […]

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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas 2021 organised on the theme Contributing to Aatmanirbhar Bharat

The Ministry of External Affairs is organising Pravasi Bhartiya Divas 2021 Convention based on the theme Contributing to Aatmanirbhar Bharat virtually and the mega event, being organised on January 9, encompasses three sessions. H.E. Chandrikapersad Santokhi, President of the Republic of Suriname will be the Chief Guest of the event to be inaugurated by Prime […]

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NALCO announces Rs 30000 crore diversification and expansion plans

National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO) has announced an ambitious expansion and diversification plan with an investment outlay of around Rs30,000 crore to be achieved by the financial year 2027-28. A mega growth plan it will have a multiplier effect in production as well as consumption of Aluminium, said Pralhad Joshi, Minister for Coal and Mines […]

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J&K LG unveils Rs 28, 400 cr package for industrial development in twin UTs

Jammu & Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha announced a Rs 28,400 crore mega Industrial development package approved by Government of India in the twin UTs. He said the package is targeted at offering a boost to the industrial sector in J&K by setting up new units and creating 4.5 lakh jobs in the next 17 […]

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No plans to hike passenger fares as of now, clarifies Indian Railway touting media reports as false

Indian Railways has denied claims being made by a section of media that it’s all set to increase passenger fares. It has rebuffed all such reports which state that there is a possibility of Indian Railways may hike passenger fares. According to Indian Railways all such reports are baseless and that all such reports are […]

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Indian Railways launches One Stop, Single Window solution for Freight customers

Promoting ease of doing business, Ministry of Railways has launched a dedicated freight portal with aim to simplify the entire process involved in goods transportation and ensure all its operations concerning freight business remain  customer centric and reduce the costs for  logistics providers, besides providing online tracking facility for the suppliers. Touted as a game […]

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TRIFED aims to promote indigenous products by tribal groups through GI tagging

While “Vocal for Local” and “Aatmanirbhar Bharat” movements have gained the much desired focus due to the challenges thrown by COVID-19 pandemic, the national nodal agency TRIFED, in the meanwhile, has been working comprehensively to support market and promote indigenous products manufactured by tribal groups since centuries. These include handlooms, handicrafts and various other products […]

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GST e-invoice system completed journey of 3 months with generating 603 lakh invoices in December 2020

Completing journey of three months in December, GST e-invoice system has enabled more than 37000 tax payers to generate more than 1680 Lakh Invoice Reference Numbers (IRNs) while in December 2020 alone it generated 603 lakh e-invoices. The number of e-invoice generated in November 2020 was 589 lakh. It clearly depicts the response has been […]

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Year 2020 bids adieu with bringing tremendous achievements in Medical Equipment Industry

When COVID 19 pandemic hit India, the country was mostly dependent on imported PPE Kits, N-95 Masks and Ventilators that too without any specifications prescribed for these products considered essential in fight against this pandemic. However, in no time the government recognised the challenges and ensured adequate supplies of all these essential items all across […]

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