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PM chairs a high level meeting to review the Covid-19 related situation and vaccination

Newdelhi:10/9/21:PM Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting to review the Covid-19 related situation. The topics covered included a review of the prevailing Covid-19 scenario, preparedness of the health systems to respond, availability of medical oxygen, and matters relating to production, supply, and distribution of  Covid-19 vaccine. It was discussed that across the world, there are countries where the number of ...

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Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh and Minister for Road Transport & Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurate Emergency Landing Facility for Indian Air Force

Key Highlights:   National Highway used for emergency landing of IAF aircraft for the first time ELF to facilitate landing of all types of IAF aircraft Raksha Mantri describes it as a shining example of Government’s readiness to protect the unity & sovereignty of the nation Lauds the public-private partnership in completing the construction in just 19 months despite COVID-19 ...

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Union Education Minister releases India Rankings 2021: Four Institutes From Odisha In Top 100

Newdelhi:9/9/21:Union Education Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan today released the India Rankings 2021 instituted by the National Institutional Ranking Framework here today. Smt. Annapurna Devi, Minister of State; Dr. Subhas Sarkar, Minister of State for MoE; Dr. Rajkumar Ranjan Singh, Minister of State; Shri Amit Khare, Secretary (HE); Prof. D.P. Singh, Chairman, UGC; Prof. Anil Sahasrabudhe, Chairman, AICTE; Prof. K.K. Aggarwal, ...

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Special drive for Digital onboarding of street vendors lauched

Newdelhi:9/9/21:Pilot run of the ‘special drive for Digital onboarding of street vendors under PM SVANidhischeme’was launched today jointly by Shri Ajay Prakash Sawhney, Secretary, Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology(MeitY) and Shri Durga Shanker Mishra, Secretary, Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs (MoHUA) in a virtual event. Senior officers from MeitY and MoHUA also attended the event virtually. The drive ...

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Delhi University proposed Global Alliance on Himalayas

Newdelhi:9/9/21:Union Minister of Law and Justice Shri Kiren Rijiju, Dr Jitendra Singh, Minister of Science & Technology and Earth Sciences as well as Minister in Prime Minister’s Office, Shri Ajay Bhatt Minister of State for Defence and Tourism, GOI as well as Dr Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank, former Union Minister of Education lauded the role of Centre for Himalayan Studies, the ...

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Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh approves Delegation of Financial powers to Armed Forces for Revenue Procurement

Key Highlights of DFPDS 2021: Financial powers devolved to field formations; focus on operational preparedness; promote ease of doing business & jointness among Services Two times general enhancement for Competent Financial Authorities; Up to 5-10 times at field formations in certain Schedules 10% increase in Delegated Financial Powers of Vice Chiefs of Services Up to three times increase in Schedules ...

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The book “Gita Govinda :Jaydeva’s Divine Odyssey” by Dr.Utpal K. Banerjee , along with an exhibition on “Gita Govinda” also launched

Key Highlights: The programme ‘BujurgonkiBaat–DeshKeSaath’ aims at enhancing the interaction between the youth and the elder persons who are 95 years and above. The exhibition showcases collection of paintings on the theme of Krishna from various schools of art including Amber, Kangra among others. Gita Govinda is originally written by 12th-century poet Jayadeya. Union Minister of Culture Shri Kishan Reddy Gangapuram launched ...

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PM addresses the inaugural conclave of Shikshak Parv

Newdelhi:7/9/21:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched multiple key initiatives in the education sector during the inaugural conclave of Shikshak Parv. Prime Minister Narendra Modi called upon the private sector to come forward and contribute their bit in the educational sector. Mr. Modi said the government is tirelessly bringing vibrant changes in the educational sector to change the face of education. ...

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Coal India Ltd (CIL),Ministry of Coal signs MOU with Department of Sports, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports

Newdelhi:7/9/21:Coal India Limited (CIL), under the Ministry of Coal, has signed an MoU with the Department of Sports, Ministry of Youth Affairs & Sports, here today for the betterment of sports infrastructure in the country. Under the MoU, CIL, under its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) program will contribute Rs. 75 crores towards the National Sports Development Fund (NSDF). CIL’s contribution ...

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Two teachers from Odisha were felicitated by the President

New Delhi;5/9/21: On the occasion of Teachers’ Day, President of India Ram Nath Kovind on Sunday honoured 44 teachers with a National Award in recognition of their contribution to society. Two teachers from Odisha were also featured on the list and were felicitated by the President. The awardees were among 44 teachers selected for the National Awards to Teachers (NAT), ...

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