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Release of Publication “Payroll Reporting in India An Employment Perspective – January, 2024 to April, 2024”

Newdelhi:25/6/24:Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation is releasing the employment-related statistics in the formal sector covering the period September 2017 onwards, using information on the number of subscribers who have subscribed under three major schemes, namely the Employees’ Provident Fund (EPF) Scheme, the Employees’ State Insurance (ESI) Scheme and the National Pension Scheme (NPS). The full report can be accessed ...

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CCRAS Hosts National Consultative Meet on Traditional Medicine

Newdelhi:25/6/24:Fostering a pioneering effort in aligning traditional medicine research with global standards and priorities the Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), an apex autonomous organization under the Ministry of Ayush, has signed two MoU with Shri Krishna Ayush University, Kurukshetra & Dabur, a leading Ayurvedic company in India.  CCRAS also launched its new and updated website. The first-of-its-kind ...

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14th edition of the ‘Secretariat Reforms’ report released, for May 2024

Newdelhi:24/6/24:Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) under Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions published the 14th edition of the monthly report on “Secretariat Reforms” for May 2024 with detailed analysis under 3 initiatives (i) Increasing Efficiency in Decision Making (ii) Swachhata Campaign (iii) Reducing Pendency to Minimum Levels.  The Report highlights the Government’s efforts for institutionalizing Swachhata, reducing ...

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Ministry of Education rolls out a nationwide campaign on Tobacco Free Educational Institutions

Newdelhi:24/6/24:Tobacco use is one of the major causes of preventable deaths and diseases in India and accounts for nearly 1.35 million deaths every year in the country. India is also the second largest consumer and producer of tobacco. According to Global Youth Tobacco Survey (GYTS) 2019, 8.5 percent of school students in the age group of 13 to 15 consume ...

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BJP MP Bhartruhari Mahtab takes oath as pro-tem speaker of new Lok Sabha

Newdelhi:24/6/24:President Droupadi Murmu administered the oath to Mahtab in a ceremony held at Rashtrapati Bhavan, signifying the start of the 18th Lok Sabha’s inaugural session. This initial session will feature the oath-taking of the newly elected MPs, setting the stage for the parliamentary proceedings to follow. The first session of the 18th Lok Sabha will commence on June 24, with ...

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First Session Of 18th Lok Sabha Begins With Oath-Taking Of Newly Elected MPs; Leader Of House PM Modi, First To Take Oath

Newdelhi:24/6/24:The first session of the 18th Lok Sabha began today with newly elected MPs taking oaths as members of the House. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the leader of the Lok Sabha, was the first to take the oath as a member of the House. Pro-tem Speaker Bhartruhari Mahtab administered the oath to Mr Modi. This was followed by the oath ...

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PM addresses before commencement of 1st session of the 18th Lok Sabha

Newdelhi:24/6/24:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressed the media before the commencement of the 1st session of the 18th Lok Sabha today. The Prime Minister began his statement by calling today’s occasion a proud and glorious day in parliamentary democracy as it is the first time after independence that the oath ceremony would take place in the new Parliament. “On ...

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Union Home Minister emphasizes on the need to integrate weather, rainfall and flood warning related apps developed by various departments

Newdelhi:23/6/24:Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation Shri Amit Shah chaired a high-level meeting to review the preparedness of flood management in New Delhi today. The Union Home Minister also reviewed long-term measures to formulate a comprehensive and far-reaching policy to mitigate the menace of floods in the country. During the meeting, Union Home Minister also reviewed the action taken ...

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Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman chairs Pre-Budget consultation with Finance Ministers of States/ Union Territories (with Legislature) for taking suggestions for Union Budget 2024-25

Newdelhi:22/6/24:Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman chaired the the pre-budget consultations with the Finance Ministers of States and Union Territories (with Legislature)  in New Delhi, today. The meeting was attended by Union Minister of State for Finance Shri Pankaj Chaudhary, Chief Ministers of Goa, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, and Sikkim, Deputy Chief Ministers of Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, ...

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Ministry of Education constitutes a High-Level Committee of Experts to ensure transparent, smooth and fair conduct of examinations

Newdellhi:22/6/24:To ensure transparent, smooth, and fair conduct of examinations through National Testing Agency (NTA), Department of Higher Education, Ministry of Education constituted a High-Level Committee of Experts to make recommendations on: Reform in mechanism of examination process, Improvement in Data Security protocols. Structure and functioning of National Testing Agency The following shall be the Chairman and Members of the High-Level ...

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