Ministry of Tribal Affairs joins hands with KVIC for employment generation for tribals

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs has joined hands with the Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) for employment Generation Program. The ministry will purchase Khadi fabric for tribal students and an MoU for this has been signed between the two. The agreement was signed in the presence of Nitin Gadkari, Minister of MSME and Arjun […]

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National Highway construction on fast track mode with record 534 km construction in one week

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has constructed 8169 Km from April last year to 15th January 2021 with a speed of over 28.16 km per day. In the last fiscal it had constructed 7573 Km roads. Even the ministry has created a record by constructing 534 km of national highway last week between 8th […]

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Department of Food and Public Distribution notifies modified scheme for ethanol distillation

Department of Food and Public Distribution has come up with a modified scheme to increase the capacity of ethanol distillation to fulfil the requirement of  1st generation ethanol. It has modified and notified the scheme for providing financial assistance to the project proponents to enhance their ethanol distillation capacity. The scheme is also meant to […]

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India signs MoU with Japan to augment cooperation in Information and Communications Technologies

India has joined hands with Japan to strengthen cooperation in 5G technologies field, besides telecom security, spectrum management, submarine optical fiber cable system to islands of India, smart cities, disaster management, public safety and high altitude platform for broadband in unconnected areas, among others. The MoU agreement for this joint endeavour was signed between depart […]

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Kerala joins the league of the states completing ease of doing business reform

Kerala has achieved the distinction of becoming eighth state in the country to undertake “Ease of Doing Business” reform successfully. Thus, the State has become eligible to mobilise additional financial resources of Rs.2,373 crore through Open Market Borrowings. These eight States will now be granted additional borrowing permission of Rs.23,149 crore. The other seven states […]

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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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