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The Madhya Pradesh Food Commission will be headed by IAS (retd.) Rajkishore Swain. Other members of the commission are Durga Dawar, Kishore Kahndelwal and Rajeev Chandra Dubey.
Union Ministry sanctioned funds for the 50 buses from its 'Nirbhaya Fund' for the 'Pink' buses in UP.
The state of Kerala will be hosting the fifth edition of South India Writers Ensemble (SIWE) with the core theme ‘Tolerance’.
The Punjab Government has released Rs. 90 lakh for the construction of an ultra-modern cattle pond at a village called Kanian Kalan in Jalandhar district.
The Government of Chhattisgarh has set a target of planting over eight Cr plant saplings by the end of August 2017.
The Telangana government has launched a special portal called 'Janahitha' to act as a single window for all grievances and their redressal management.
The Telangana government has imposed a cap on the weight of bags carried by schoolchildren in order to prevent any resulting physical effect and anxiety disorder in students.
The concept of building eco-bridges came up after visits by experts from the Wildlife Board of India and the Wildlife Institute of India. The experts were concerned about the large-scale destruction of forest along the corridor, which would result in cutting off tiger movement between TATR and Bejjur.
The Madhya Pradesh State Education Centre has started Shala Siddhi Prohatsan Yojana in 25 thousand schools of the state to encourage their best works.
The Maharashtra government on 18 July 2017 approved a revised policy of the 'Majhi Kanya Bhagyashree' scheme in an attempt to improve girl child ratio in the state.
The Congress-led Siddaramaiah government in Karnataka has constituted a nine-member committee to study the legal possibility of designing its own ‘state flag’.
TISC offers several services like access to online patent and non-patent resources and assistance in searching and retrieving technology information among others.
Reports suggest, LIFE will focus on capacity building and under the programme, every 10 SHGs will be motivated to act like a bank and help each other.
The minimum qualifications for the primary committee members will be class VIII. For district-level committees, it will be Class X.
The Ashiana Annexe comprises of twelve low cost dwelling units constructed to accommodate officers and staff of Rashtrapati Bhavan during Presidential visits to the Retreat at ‘Ashiana’.
The State government was responding to a question from the Supreme Court on the construction of shelter homes for the stray dog population.
Once the scheme is implemented, permits of as many as 5432 buses indulging in extension /diversion of routes and another 6700 mini buses, besides 78 integral luxury coaches, will be cancelled and allotted afresh.
The Haryana government is planning to set up an environment-friendly transportation system in Gurgaon on the pattern of Poland.
Goyal's main concern as the DGP would be to improve the delivery system, project a people-friendly image of police, root out drug menace and ensure safety of women.
An emergency review meeting held to assess the flood situation in Manipur has decided to declare the present disaster as a ‘State Calamity. The meeting was chaired by Chief Minister N Biren Singh.
The Madhya Pradesh government has created a new record by planting 6 Cr saplings in 24 districts of Narmada basin in just 12 hours.
The Delhi Development Authority's much-awaited new housing scheme that includes construction and delivery of around 13000 houses has been launched.
The GR says that the woman farmers will be given priority in the scheme. It also says that the farmers, who have more than Rs 1.5 lakh debt, will get the benefit of loan waiver after they pay their remaining amount of debt along with interest.
Prior to this appointment, Kumar was a Secretary in the Union Shipping ministry. He is a 1981 batch IAS Officer of the Uttar Pradesh cadre.
Operations at one of the three terminals at India's largest container port Jawaharlal Nehru Port (JNPT) in Mumbai were disrupted by the global ransomware attack.
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.
A government notification said, officials, including IAS, IPS and Forest officers, and the workers of the state government, semi-government bodies, and corporations to contribute a day’s salary to the chief minister’s relief fund in July to help families of farmers living in the suicide-prone regions.
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.
Haryana has 21 districts, 124 blocks, and 6083 gram panchayats and all of them declared themselves as ODF in formal declarations in Chandigarh.
Uttarakhand has become the fourth state to be open defecation free (ODF) in the country.