Kanyashree Prakalpa is a targeted conditional cash transfer scheme aimed at retaining girls in schools and other educational and skill development institutions and preventing child marriage.
The scheme, launched in nine urban places in the state since 2015-16 fiscal, has aimed at strengthening drinking water distribution network, development of sewerage system, storm water management and up-gradation of city transport system among others.
The decision of NCA will also help in providing drinking water to about 1 crore people and will also irrigate about 8 lakh hectares of area.
The Chief Minister of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani, has flagged off Astha Tourist Train, a special Gandhi Darshan train from Sabarmati railway station. The train would be travelling for 10 days (to and fro trip) to important tourist attractions related to Gandhiji’s freedom movement.
The Kochi Metro was formally inaugurated on 17 June by Prime Minister Narendra Modi along with other dignitaries including state CM Pinarayi Vijayan. Modi also undertook a ride from Palarivattom to Pathadippalam.
The demand is made to improve work efficiency and save electricity in the north-eastern region of the country.
Odisha is all set to commission the ambitious Early Warning Dissemination System (EWDS) that would set off a warning in the event of the occurrence of natural disasters like a tsunami or cyclone.
A notification in this connection was issued by Kengoo Zuringla, Joint Secretary of Forest and Environment division.
Kerala’s popular hill station, Munnar won the award for best romantic destination at the 2017 Lonely Planet Magazine Indian Travel Awards.
At Kandla Port Trust, Modi unveiled plaques to mark the laying of Foundation Stone for the construction of the Dr Babasaheb Ambedkar Convention Centre and the development of the 14th and 16th General Cargo Berth.
The proposal of Department of Agriculture Research and Education (DARE) /Indian Council for Agricultural Research (ICAR) under the scheme, the establishment of the "Indian Agricultural Research Institute (lARI)-Assam" seeks to set up the Institute on 587 acre of land provided by the Govt. of Assam.
The last elephant census of Karnataka was held in the year 2012, which pegged the State elephant population at 6072.
Mamata Banerjee-led West Bengal government has made Bengali compulsory in all school including private English medium ones.
The Tamil Nadu government has formed a 7-member committee under the Chairmanship of the Chief Conservator of Forest (Research) to study the various aspects of the harmful 'Seemai Karuvelam' trees.
Ahmedabad in Gujarat would be hosting a mega event on the occasion of International Yoga Day on 21 June 2017.
Only 606 bridges out of the total 2300 have been deemed safe in Kerala and around 365 are in grave condition and require immediate replacement.
The entire state of Assam besides the bordering areas of Meghalaya were declared as “Disturbed Areas”.
The Scheduled Castes category status will entitle these communities to reservation in government jobs and admission in educational institutions, along with other financial benefits.
China’s move comes in the backdrop of the latest visit of Dalai Lama to Arunachal Pradesh, a state that is claimed as South Tibet of Tibet by China.
The decision over extension of ceasefire was taken at a meeting held between the officials of the Union Home Ministry and the Ceasefire Supervisory Board of Naga armed factions on 17 April 2017 in New Delhi.
The West Bengal government has introduced a new social security yojana that will benefit people more in comparison to the five earlier introduced beneficiary schemes.
The ruined structure had remained a major security installation and has seen two fidayeen attacks on security forces.
SAUNI Yojana’s Link 1 canal will take water to 30 dams in Jamnagar and Devbhoomi Dwarka districts. In August 2016, PM Modi had dedicated Phase-I of the Link-I canal to the nation.
Kerala government has decided to provide pension to former circus artistes.
This visit to Surat was the first visit of Modi after assuming the office in 2014. Surat is the hub of Patidar agitation for reservation in educational institutes and government services.
The Gujarat governor, O P Kohli has given his consent to turn the Gujarat Self Financed School (Regulation of Fees) Bill – 2017 into a law.
In Bruhat Bangalore Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) limits, so far 766 positive cases of influenza A H1N1 have been reported along with the two deaths.
New BJP government in Manipur has decided to hold People’s day on the 15th of every month to give the common public easy access to their elected leaders.
State’s forest, environment and ecology minister Choudhary Lal Singh said that the government is taking all possible measures to prevent state’s environment and ecology from being polluted.
The Union government has allotted Rs 98 Cr for the development of tourism sector in Assam under the scheme of Swadesh Darshan.