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India has emerged as world leader in Energy Transition says Union Power Minister Shri RK Singh

Newdelhi:16/7/21:Addressing the conference of Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) on “Aatmairbhar Bharat – Self Reliance for Renewable Energy Manufacturing”, the Union Minister of Power and New and Renewable Energy, Shri RK Singh stated that India had emerged as world leader in the Energy Transition. He said that India had one of the fastest rates of growth of Renewable Energy capacity ...

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Chairs review meeting for the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions ahead of Parliament Session

Newdelhi:16/7/21:Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today complimented Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) for bringing about over 65 percent saving in departmental expenditure during April-June quarter of 2021 in comparison to the same quarter in 2020, ...

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Eight new routes launched to boost regional aerial connectivity

New Delhi;16/7/21:Shri JyotiradityaScindia, Union Minister of Civil Aviation along with Shri Shivraj Singh Chauhan, Chief Minister, Madhya Pradesh and Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare today virtually flagged off 8 new routes bolstering the aerial connectivity from Madhya Pradesh to Maharashtra & Gujarat. Shri Rakesh Singh, Member of Parliament, Jabalpur, Shri Pradeep Singh Kharola, Secretary, ...

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ICAR and Ministry of Railways should work together to plan for easier and fastest transportation of crops: Ashwini Vaishnaw

Newdelhi:16/7/21:Indian Council of Agriculture Research (ICAR) celebrated its 93rd foundation day virtually today. As part of the celebration, Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar and Union Minister of Electronics & Information Technology  Shri Ashwini Vaishnav jointly launched ‘Kisan Sarathi’, a digital platform to facilitate farmers to get ‘right information at right time’ in their desired ...

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Draft Drone Rules, 2021 released for public consultation by Ministry of Civil Aviation

Newdelhi:15/7/21:The Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) has released the updated – The Drone Rules, 2021 for public consultation. Built on a premise of trust, self-certification, and non-intrusive monitoring, The Drone Rules, 2021 will replace the UAS Rules 2021 (released on 12 March 2021). The last date for receipt of public comments is 5 August 2021. Key takeaways from the Draft ...

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A Flight To Remember’: Dayanidhi Maran: DMK MP and former Union Minister

Newdelhi:15/7/21:DMK MP and former Union Minister Dayanidhi Maran was pleasantly surprised when he came to know that fellow parliamentarian Rajiv Pratap Rudy was the pilot of his flight from New Delhi to Chennai. Dubbing it a “A Flight to Remember”, Maran, in a series of tweets on late Tuesday evening, shared his experience on his flight back to Chennai from ...

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Railway Minister Aswini Vaishnaw has reviewed the implementation and status of the ongoing railway projects in Odisha

Bhubaneswar15/7/21:: The new Railway Minister, Aswini Vaishnaw has reviewed the implementation and status of the ongoing railway projects in Odisha. The Minister who was elected to the Rajya Sabha from the State had discussed with senior officials of his ministry regarding the pending works in Odisha. Sources said Khurdha-Bolangir railway line was a key subject in his review meeting. Vaishnaw ...

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Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh Holds First-Ever Joint Meeting of all Science Ministries and Departments

Newdelhi:14/7/21:Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) Science & Technology; Minister of State (Independent Charge) Earth Sciences; MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh today called upon the scientists of different Ministries and Departments to further enhance collaboration in the field of Research & Development so that our dependence on imports can be reduced considerably. ...

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Nominations for Padma Awards-2022 open till 15th September, 2021

Newdelhi:14/7/21:Online nominations/recommendations for the Padma Awards (Padma Vibhushan, Padma Bhushan and Padma Shri) to be announced on the occasion of Republic Day, 2022 is on. The last date for nominations for Padma Awards is 15th September 2021. The nominations/recommendations for Padma Awards will be received online only on the Padma Awards portal https://padmaawards.gov.in . Instituted in 1954, these Awards are announced on ...

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Cabinet approves increase in Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief

Newdelhi:14/7/21:The Cabinet Committee chaired by the Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today has approved increase the Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief to pensioners with effect from 01.07.2021 to 28% representing an increase of 11% over the existing rate of 17% of the Basic Pay/Pension. In view of the unprecedented situation which arose due to the ...

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