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Union Minister Jitendra Singh would be inaugurating the first ‘Pension Adalat’ in Delhi. The Minister would also be awarding Pensioners for their outstanding contribution towards ‘Anubhav’ and launching a mobile app to help retired or retiring government officials to monitor the progress of their pension settlement and self-assess their pension through the pension calculator.
The President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind, on September 15, 2017, launched a nationwide sanitation campaign, ‘Swachhta hi Seva’ (Cleanliness is Service), at Ishwariganj village in Kanpur. This campaign is a 15 days drive to promote sanitation and hygiene in entire country. This ‘Swachhta hi Seva’ will take the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan at an another level,
The Chakma and Hajong refugees currently live in camps in the Northeast India. The move came following an order of the Supreme Court, which in 2015 had directed the Union Government to grant citizenship to the Chakma and Hajong refugees, mostly staying in Arunachal Pradesh.
The MoU takes forward the initiative launched by the Union Government to curb the menace of shell companies, money laundering and black money in the country and prevent misuse of corporate structure by shell companies for various illegal purposes.
Aadhaar Card is issued to Indian citizens by the Union Government. It is issued and managed by the Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), a statutory authority established under the provisions of the Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016 on 12 July 2016 under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). It is a document for identification.
The Amendment Bill calls for increasing the maximum limit of gratuity of employees in the private sector and in Public Sector Undertakings or Autonomous Organizations under Government which are not covered under CCS (Pension) Rules, at par with Central Government employees. The Payment of Gratuity Act, 1972 applies to establishments employing 10 or more persons.
The laboratory is established at a cost of Rs. 8 crore is the only one in India for conducting basic and fundamental research in Homoeopathy for viral diseases like influenza, Japanese encephalitis, dengue, chikungunya and swine flu. New drugs and technologies would also be developed at the laboratory to combat emerging challenges of viral diseases.
The main aim of the cooling off period was to safeguard the marriage against a hurried decision if there was a possibility of differences being reconciled. However, if there are no chances of reunion and there are chances of fresh rehabilitation, the court should enable the parties to have a better option.
Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman and railway minister Piyush Goyal have been included in the Cabinet Committee on Political Affairs (CCPA), reaffirming their elevation in the Union Cabinet. They, along with petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan, have also been included as permanent members of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA).
FoSCoRIS is an online platform of FSSAI that will help eliminate discrepancy and will make food safety officers accountable for their inspection. FSSAI is a nodal agency responsible for protecting and promoting public health in India through regulation and supervision of food safety. It was established under the Food Safety and Standards Act 2006. It operates under the aegis of Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare.
The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Government of India organised the second State Startup Conference in New Delhi to deliberate on issues including incubation facilities and making regulations easier for budding entrepreneurs.
The All India Muslim Personal Law Board (AIMPLB) will be forming a committee comprising experts to review the recent Supreme Court verdict on triple talaq and also to look into the method and process for undertaking large scale community reform program within the Islamic Sharia.
The Union government has asked the states to focus on the early implementation of public-private partnership (PPP) based smart city projects.
DIKSHA is built considering the whole life cycle of teacher beginning from the time when they enrol in Teacher Education Institutes (TEIs) to the time they retire as teachers.
The Ministry of Home Affairs has enhanced the financial powers of the Chiefs of central armed police forces, empowering them to spend up to Rs 15 Cr and Rs 1Cr for executing major and minor projects.
The event will be organised under its Destination North East series of the year 2017.
The E rickshaw fleet is operated by Treasure Vase Ventures Private Limited in partnership of Delhi Metro under the 'SmartE' brand name.
NITI Aayog has launched the National Nutrition Strategy aimed at Kuposhan Mukt Bharat that intends at bringing nutrition to the center-stage of the National Development Agenda.
Nitin Gadkari, who assumed additional charge of water resources, has announced the formation of an inter-ministerial task force to speed up the implementation of the Centre’s Namami Gange mission.
The campaign will be promoted with #LetsTalkIP which is an ongoing movement initiated by CIPAM to make more people aware about the importance of Intellectual Property Rights.
These contraceptives have been launched in 10 states including Delhi, Maharashtra, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Karnataka, Haryana, West Bengal, Odisha and Goa.
This quiz will provide a unique platform for students to measure their awareness level regarding environmental issues.
President Ramnath Kovind laid the foundation stone for link – 4 of Saurashtra Narmada Avataran Irrigation (SAUNI) Scheme in Rajkot district on 4 September 2017.
The most considerable is the elevation of Nirmala Sitharaman as a Defence Minister, making her the first woman after Indira Gandhi to hold the portfolio of Defence Minister.
It will prevent treatment of children of OBC category individuals in senior positions as non Creamy Layer by virtue of wrong interpretation of income standards.
Both the countries will undertake joint projects in the fields of Productivity Improvement of cattle and buffaloes for broadening the existing knowledge base on sustainable dairy development.
The DIPP announced the initiation of new Industrial Policy. This new industrial policy will be aimed at making India a manufacturing hub through ‘Make in India’. It will suitably incorporate the use of modern smart technologies such as IOT, artificial intelligence and robotics for advanced manufacturing.
YUVA is an initiative by Delhi Police under Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana.
The proposed inter-ministerial and interdisciplinary project also seeks to create jobs and business opportunities in ocean science.
The Ministry of Textiles has proposed to organise Pan India camps in handlooms and handicrafts clusters, under the ‘Hastkala Sahyog Shivir’ initiative.