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PM Modi chairs 1st revamped Cabinet meeting after reshuffle; Over Rs 23,000 crore package announced for emergency response to COVID-19

Newdelhi:8/7/21:The Union Cabinet today approved a new scheme ‘India COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness Package’: Phase-II amounting to Rs 23,123 crore for the financial year 2021-22. Addressing the media after the Union Cabinet meeting in New Delhi, Union Health Minister Mansukh Mandaviya said that this scheme aims at accelerating health system preparedness for immediate responsiveness for early prevention, ...

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Dharmendra Pradhan takes charge as Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship; Rajeev Chandrasekhar joins office as Minister of State

Newdelhi:8/7/21:Shri Dharmendra Pradhan assumed charge of the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship as Cabinet Minister and Shri Rajeev Chandrasekhar, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, from Karnataka, took office as the Minister of State (MoS) of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship. Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey, who was Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship before yesterday’s Cabinet reshuffle, was also present on the occasion and extended ...

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Railways, Communication and Technology touch the lives of all Indians. I will work to fulfill the Prime Minister’s vision – Ashwini Vaishnaw

Newdelhi:8/7/21:Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw, Union Minister for Railways, Communication, Electronics & Information Technology, assumed office in Rail Bhavan, Electronics Niketan & Sanchar Bhavan here today i.e. 08th July 2021 Shri Ashwini Vaishnaw (born in 1970) is a Member of Rajya Sabha from Odisha.  He served the people of Sundergarh, Balasore, Cuttack, and Goa.  He earned Master’s in Technology from IIT Kanpur ...

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PM interacts with Directors of Centrally Funded Technical Institutions

Newdelhi:8/7/21::Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi interacted with Directors of Centrally Funded Technical Institutions on 8th July 2021 via video conferencing. More than 100 Heads of Institutions joined the Prime Minister for this interaction. Prime Minister lauded the R&D work done by these institutions towards meeting the challenges posed by Covid. He appreciated the efforts of young innovators towards providing quick ...

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Anurag Thakur takes charge as Information and Broadcasting Minister

Newdelhi:8/7/21:Mr. Anurag Thakur today took charge as the Information and Broadcasting Minister. After taking the charge, Mr. Thakur said, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has done remarkable work in the last seven years. The Minister said he will work to fulfill the expectations and responsibilities given to him as the Information and Broadcasting Minister. Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur today ...

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Ashwini Vaishnaw takes charge as Minister of Railways

Newdelhi:8/7/21:Mr. Ashwini Vaishnaw today took charge as the Railways Minister. In the newly formed Union Cabinet, Mr. Vaishnaw was allocated the Communication, Electronics and Information Technology Ministry along with Railways. After taking charge, Mr. Vaishnaw said, he will work to transform the Railways which is a major part of Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision. The Minister said, his vision for ...

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President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed the allocation of portfolios

Newdelhi:7/7/21:The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed the allocation of portfolios among the following members of the Council of Ministers:-   Shri Narendra Modi Prime Minister and also in charge of: Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions; Department of Atomic Energy; Department of Space; All important policy issues; and All other portfolios not allocated ...

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Odisha”s Ashwini Vaishnaw and Biseswar Tudu has been inducted into the Union Cabinet of Modi 2.0.

Newdelhi:7/7/21:Rajya Sabha member from Odisha Ashwini Vaishnaw has been inducted into the Union Cabinet of Modi 2.0. He along with Narayan Tatu Rane, Sarbananda Sonowal, Dr. Virendra Kumar, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Pashupati Kumar Paras, Kiren Rijiju, Raj Kumar Singh, Hardeep Singh Puri, Bhupender Yadav, Parshottam Rupala, and Mansukh Mandaviya took oath as ministers at Rashtrapati Bhavan on Wednesday. The oath-taking ceremony is ...

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Modi Cabinet reshuffle:43 leaders take oath today as part of the Cabinet expansion

Newdelhi:7/7/21:As many as 43 leaders will take oath today as part of the Cabinet expansion of the Narendra Modi-led government. The list includes BJP’s Narayan Rane, Sarbananda Sonowal, Jyotiraditya Scindia, Ajay Bhatt, Bhupender Yadav, Shobha Karandlaje, Sunita Duggal, Meenakshi Lekhi, Bharati Pawar, Shantanu Thakur, and Kapil Patil, JD(U)’s R C P Singh, LJP’s Pashupati Paras, and Apna Dal’s Anupriya Patel. ...

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IITTM Bhubaneswar’s international webinar on ” Culture and Tourism: Strategies for Development in the New Normal”.

Bhubaneswar:7/7/21:IITTM Bhubaneswar had the privilege of organizing an international webinar on ” Culture and Tourism: Strategies for Development in the New Normal” on 6th July 2021. Distinguished panelists, Prof.ByomakeshTripathy, Vice-Chancellor. Utkal University of Culture, Chris Flynn, President & CEO, World Tourism Association for Culture and Heritage  (WTACH), Sydney and Nigel Fell, Chief Commercial Officer. World Tourism Association for Culture and ...

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