Telecom infrastructure being readied for 5G launch

 The Department of Telecommunications organised an event that witnessed the release of amendments in Indian Telegraph Right of Way (RoW) Rules 2016. Intended to facilitate the easier and faster deployment of Telecom Infrastructure, these amendments were released by the Union Minister of Communications, Electronics & IT and Ralways, Ashwini Vaishnaw. He also launched a new […]

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Giving boost to Skill India Mission, Grameen Udyami Project Phase-II launched in Ranchi

For the sustainable and inclusive growth of tribal communities, National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC), together with Seva Bharti and Yuva Vikas Society, has launched second phase of Grameen Udyami Project in Ranchi. The project is being implemented by Yuva Vikas Society, through Seva Bharti Kendra situated in Ranchi. NSDC is setting up labs and classrooms […]

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PM launches mega scheme to improve power distribution

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched Power Ministry’s flagship “Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme” with an aim to improve the operational efficiencies, besides ensuring financial sustainability of power distribution companies. With plans to provide 25 crore Smart Prepaid meters to the consumers all over the country, the scheme has an outlay of Rs.3,03,758 crore to be […]

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Meeting of National Association of Street Vendors highlights their contribution to economy

The 16th meeting of National Association of Street Vendors of India (NASVI) was held with with the theme, ‘From Encroachers to Self-Employed’.  Hardeep S Puri, the Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs, addressed the meeting highlighting that that the street vendors have been an essential part of the economic growth story of India. He said […]

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Bihar Investors Meet organised during Steel Week at EXPO 2020 Dubai

In the presence of several dignitaries, the ‘Steel Week’ was inaugurated by Steel Minister Ram Chandra Prasad Singh at EXPO 2020 Dubai. A Rs 6,322 crore Production Linked Incentive  (PLI) Scheme  for speciality steel was started during the ongoing ‘Steel Week’ for the specialty steel sector that would propel the Indian steel sector towards meeting […]

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National mission on use of biomass in coal-based thermal power plants on the anvil

To solve the problem of air pollution caused by stubble burning in the fields and to reduce the carbon footprint of thermal power generation, the Ministry of Power has decided to establish a national mission on use of biomass in coal-based thermal power plants. This will further pave the way for moving towards cleaner energy […]

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SVAMITVA to provide ownership rights to rural households through property cards

Emerging as a powerful tool to provide record of rights to rural households across the country, the Survey of Villages and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas (SVAMITVA) yojana launched by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to bring in historical changes across the villages of the country. Under this scheme, property cards […]

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