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Union Minister of Mines Pralhad Joshi Urges NALCO To Provide Handloom Fabrics Worth Rs. 7,500/ To the Employees

New Delhi:10/8/21: Union Minister of Mines, Coal and Parliamentary Affairs Shri Pralhad Joshi urged NALCO, a CPSE under the Ministry of Mines today to provide handloom fabrics worth Rs. 7,500/- to all its employee to commemorate  India’s 75 years of  Independence being celebrated as “Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav”. Shri Joshi was speaking with Team NALCO virtually and congratulated the Navaratna ...

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Lok Sabha takes up Constitution (127th Amendment) Bill, 2021 for discussion

Newdelhi:10/8/21; Lok Sabha is now taking up The Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-Seventh Amendment) Bill, 2021 for discussion and passing. The bill seeks to restore the power of States and Union Territories to make their own OBC lists.  Moving the Bill, Social Justice and Empowerment Minister Dr. Virendra Kumar said it will empower the state in preparing the OBC list. ...

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Ujjwala 2.0 scheme to provide maximum benefit to lakhs of migrant labour families: PM Modi

Newdelhi:10/8/21:Prime Minister Narendra Modi today said, the Ujjwala scheme has given thrust to women’s empowerment in the country and women are going to play an important role in the development of the nation.  He was speaking at the launch of the second phase of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana by handing over LPG connections in Mahoba district of Uttar Pradesh ...

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PM greets all those passionate about lion conservation on World Lion Day

Newdelhi:10/8/21:The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has greeted all those passionate about lion conservation on World Lion Day. In a series of tweets, the Prime Minister said; “The lion is majestic and courageous. India is proud to be home to the Asiatic Lion. On World Lion Day, I convey my greetings to all those passionate about lion conservation. It would ...

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Steps taken by the Government to improve Educational Infrastructure in North-Eastern States

Newdelhi:9/8/21:University Grants Commission (UGC) is implementing schemes, awards, fellowships, chairs and programmes under which financial assistance is provided to institutions of higher education as well as faculty members working  in North Eastern States to undertake quality research covering areas of knowledge across disciplines. Some of the initiatives taken for improving quality of higher education are (i) Choice Based Credit System ...

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PM Modi releases 9th installment of financial benefit under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi scheme

Newdelhi:9/8/21:Prime Minister Narendra Modi released the ninth installment of financial benefit under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi PM KISAN via video conferencing today. Over 19 thousand crore rupees were transferred in the bank accounts of 9.5 crore farmer families. Prime Minister said the country is going to celebrate its Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav in a few days and it is ...

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India’s Cumulative COVID-19 Vaccination Coverage crosses 50.68 Cr

Newdelhi:8/8/21:India’s COVID-19 vaccination coverage has crossed 50.68 Cr. Cumulatively, 50,68,10,492 vaccine doses have been administered through 58,51,292 sessions, as per the provisional report till 7 am today. 55,91,657 vaccine doses were administered in the last 24 hours. These include: HCWs 1st Dose 1,03,32,085 2nd Dose 79,74,385 FLWs 1st Dose 1,82,15,157 2nd Dose 1,17,33,363 Age Group 18-44 years 1st Dose 17,58,22,657 2nd Dose 1,18,44,743 Age Group 45-59 years 1st Dose 11,16,30,145 ...

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RV University institutes 100 scholarshipsin its first year 100% scholarship for those who lost one or more parents to COVID

 Bengaluru:8/8/21: Bangalore-based RV University (RVU) has instituted about 100 scholarships for meritorious students and those who are impacted by COVID-19. These have been instituted during the commencement year itself to enhance access to education. RVU has decided to provide scholarships equivalent to100% of the tuition fee for eligible students who have lost one or both parents due to COVID-19. Ten ...

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Handloom production needs to Double from present level around Rs.60000 Cr to Rs 125000 crore in 3 years – Shri Goyal

New Delhi:7/8/21: Union Minister of Textiles, Commerce, and Industry, Consumer Affairs & Food and Public Distribution Shri Piyush Goyal has said that steps need to be taken to increase the production capacities of the handloom sector from the existing 60 thousand crore rupees to over one lakh 25 thousand crore rupees within three years. He added that a target must ...

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Dr. Virendra Kumar launches ‘PM-DAKSH’ Portal and ‘PM-DAKSH’ Mobile App

Newdelhi:7/8/21:Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Dr. Virendra Kumar launched ‘PM-DAKSH’ Portal and ‘PM-DAKSH’ Mobile App, developed by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, in collaboration with NeGD, to make the skill development schemes accessible to the target groups. Through these portal and app the youth of the target groups will now be able to avail the benefits ...

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