|Power Minister Piyush Goyal launches portal on weather information||24 June 2017|
|Govt announces another 30 cities under Smart City Mission||23 June 2017|
|Positive growth registered in foreign & domestic tourists in 2016||23 June 2017|
The government has launched a portal on weather information that will help discoms manage power distribution.
The Union government has announced another list of 30 cities for development as smart cities under Smart City Mission, taking the total tally of cities picked up so far to 90.
Market Research Division of Ministry of Tourism aggregates information on domestic and foreign traveler visits to States/Union Territories (UTs) gotten from Departments of Tourism of different State Governments and UT Administrations. These numbers shows the result of 12.68% and 5.92% growth respectively for domestic and foreign traveler.
The amended SSA between India and the Netherlands will strengthen the ties between the two countries.
The scheme aims to bring together the Indian scientists abroad and India-based researchers for conducting joint researches in India.
Former Lok Sabha Speaker Meira Kumar has been chosen by Congress-led Opposition as their presidential candidate to fight against BJP-led NDA’s Ram Nath Kovind.
A recent notification by the Union health ministry states that people suffering from tuberculosis will now have to submit their Aadhaar details to avail cash benefits from the government for their treatment.
The Union Ministry of Electronics and IT has launched a dedicated webpage to help companies in the IT services and electronics sector to adapt to the new GST regime.
On the occasion of third edition of International Day of Yoga, let's have a glance on all the projects and initiatives launched by Union Government to promote Yoga worldwide.
The project will be carried out in design-build-operate model including 10-years operation.
The first set of documents were handed over to Raghvendra Singh, Secretary to the Union Government and Director General of National Archives of India.
Celebrating Yoga provides a platform to share information and insights about peoples’ participation in Yoga activities on the occasion of the International Yoga Day.
The Ministry of Rural Development gave away 144 awards under various categories to states and other organisations.
Dr Mahesh Sharma launched implementation of ‘National Mission on Cultural Mapping of India’ from Goverdhan Block, Mathura of Uttar Pradesh.
The refinery complex will have an accompanying mega petrochemical plant which will include an aromatic complex, naphtha cracker and polymer complex.
This is one of the largest retro fitment project in the world as Indian Railways will refurbish and retrofit 40000 coaches by 2022-23.
It aims to create mass awareness about the most effective and low-cost diarrhoea treatment that is a combination of Oral Rehydration Salt (ORS) solution and Zinc tablets.
The scheme will help farmers getting short term crop loan up to Rs. 3 lakh payable within one year at only 4 per cent per annum. The Government has allocated a sum of Rs. 20339 crore for the purpose.
It provides for cooperation in the fields of agricultural research; veterinary field including capacity enhancement of Palestinian Veterinary services.
The Bill aims at providing a comprehensive resolution framework for specified financial sector entities to deal with bankruptcy situation in banks, insurance companies and financial sector entities.
The Indian government on 13 June 2017 ratified two fundamental Conventions of the International Labour Office (ILO) concerning the elimination of child labour.
The Centre has approved proposals for setting up of 100 Ayurveda, Unani, Siddha, and Homeopathy (AYUSH) hospitals across the country.
The committee led by special Secretary (Internal Security) will prepare standard operating procedures common to all the four states so that militants, criminals and contraband are filtered at the border without causing inconvenience to genuine people.
The Indian Railways is planning to induct about 40000 revamped coaches at an estimated cost of Rs 8,000 Cr to provide world-class comfort to passengers.
Commerce Secretary Rita Teaotia, while addressing the 22nd APEDA Export award function in New Delhi said that India has emerged as the 7th largest exporter of agri-products globally.
SATH aims to identify and build three future ‘role model’ states for health systems.
Under the scheme, a portal called ‘Tele-Law’ will be launched, which will be available across the Common Service Centre (CSC) network. This will connect the citizens to legal service providers with the help of technology-enabled platforms.
Earlier in March 2017, the Union Government proposed to make the Aadhaar card mandatory to file Income Tax Return (ITR).
The Health Secretary said that the decline in maternal and child mortality in India is much faster than the global average rate of decline and thanked the frontline workers for their dedicated work.
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