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PM chairs high level meeting to review preparedness to deal with Cyclone Jawad

New Delhi;2/12/21:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi chaired a high-level meeting today to review the preparedness of States and Central Ministries & concerned agencies to deal with the situation arising out of the likely formation of Cyclone Jawad. Prime Minister directed officials to take every possible measure to ensure that people are safely evacuated and to ensure maintenance of all essential ...

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Shipping Minister takes stock of preparedness for Cyclone Jawad with Port stakeholders

Newdelhi:2/12/21; Union Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways Shri Sarbananda Sonowal reviewed the preparedness to deal with the situation likely to arise due to Cyclone Jawad with Port Chairmen and stakeholders of coastal areas of various states via VC in New Delhi. The Union Minister said that the Ministry is closely monitoring the developing situation and urged all to stay ...

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Rajya Sabha Passes The Landmark ‘Dam Safety Bill (2019)’

Newdelhi:2/12/21;: The Rajya Sabha today passed the landmark Dam Safety Bill (2019), paving the way for the enactment of the Dam Safety Act in the country. The Union Minister of Jal Shakti Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat had introduced the bill in Rajya Sabha on 1st December 2021. The Dam Safety Bill (2019) was passed by the Lok Sabha on 2nd ...

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Azadi Ka Digital Mahotsav: AI emerges as a solution to overcome language, literacy barrier in India

Newdelhi:1/12/221:In continuation of the celebration of Azadi Ka Digital Mahotsav week from Nov 29 – Dec 5, the second session of day 2 i.e. 30th November, 2021, witnessed insightful discussions on the use of emerging technologies like AI, Blockchain, drone and geospace. Driven by our Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision of an AatmaNirbhar Bharat, Digital India is paving the way forward ...

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Cyclone Warning Centres

Newdelhi:1/12/21:All the 9 coastal states (viz., Gujarat, Maharashtra, Goa, Karnataka, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha, and West Bengal) and the Union Territories along the coasts (viz., Dadara & Nagar Haveli, Daman, Diu, Mahe, Yanam, Puducherry) and the Island Territories (Lakshadweep & Andaman and the Nicobar Islands) have well-developed Cyclone early warning systems in place. There are 7 Cyclone warning ...

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PM to inaugurate InFinity Forum on 3rd December

New Delhi;30/11/21:Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate InFinity Forum, a thought leadership Forum on FinTech, on 3rd December 2021 at 10 AM via video conferencing. The event is being hosted by International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA), under the aegis of the Government of India in collaboration with GIFT City and Bloomberg on December 3 and 4, 2021. Indonesia, ...

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Centre reviews Public Health Preparedness with States/UTs in view of new COVID19 Variant (OMICRON) reported by WHO

Newdelhi:30/11/21:Union Health Secretary, Shri Rajesh Bhushan chaired a high-level meeting with States/UTs to review COVID-19 public health response measures and preparedness amid reports of Omicron variant of COVID19 across various countries, here today in the presence of Dr V K Paul, Member (Health), NITI Aayog. The meeting was attended by Shri Rajiv Bansal, Secretary, MoCA, Dr. Balram Bhargava, Secretary (Health ...

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21.52 crore loans extended to women borrowers under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY)

Newdelhi:30/11/21:As on 29.10.2021, 21.52 crore loans have been extended to women borrowers by Member Lending Institutions (MLIs) under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) since the inception of the Scheme. This was stated by Union Minister of State for Finance Dr. Bhagwat Kisanrao Karad in a written reply to a question in Rajya Sabha today. The Minister further stated that ...

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Estimates of Gross Domestic Product for the Second Quarter (July-September) of 2021-22

Newdelhi:30/11/21:The National Statistical Office (NSO), Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation is releasing the estimates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the second quarter (July-September) of 2021-22 (Q2 2021-22), both at Constant (2011-12) and Current Prices, along with the corresponding quarterly estimates of expenditure components of the GDP in this press note. 2.         GDP at Constant (2011-12) Prices in Q2 ...

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Drones are required to take necessary certification issued by DGCA

Newdelhi:29/11/21:The Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) Scheme for drones and drone components has been notified on 30 Sep 2021 to push the production of drones. The details of this scheme are as follows: (i) An incentive of Rs. 120 crore has been provided for Indian manufacturers of drone and drone components on the basis of their value addition in India. The value ...

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