Monthly Archives: December 2018

NITI Aayog launches upgraded portal on Women Entrepreneurship Platform

Women Entrepreneurship Platform Conclave

The NITI Aayog organised the Third Edition of the Women Transforming India Awards 2018 and launched the upgraded portal of the Women Entrepreneurship Platform on 16 December 2018. The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu presided over as the chief guest of the event where he launched the WEP Portal 2.0 and conferred WTI Awards 2018. The Vice President congratulated the ...

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Global average of contribution women to GDP is twice as in India

Women Entrepreneurship Platform Conclave

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has appealed to all political parties to arrive at a consensus and ensure the passage of Women’s Reservation Bill for providing reservation to women in the Parliament and state legislatures. He pointed out that reservation of seats for women in Panchayats and Municipalities has proved to be successful. He was addressing the ...

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New India needs to focus both on food security as well as nutrition security: VP @ International Conference on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals

National Institute of Nutrition

The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu called upon scientists, policy makers and planners to adopt new strategies to tackle the problem of malnutrition, which in its various forms is a looming threat to our development. Addressing the valedictory session of the International Conference on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (ECDs), organised to mark the completion of centenary celebrations of National Institute ...

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lndia Post creates e-market to support rural artisans, SHG’s, women entrepreneurs and online retailers

lndiaPost ventures into new arena of e-market place . Seen in picture is The Minister of State for Communications (I/C) and Railways, Manoj Sinha with the recipients of the “Deendayal SPARSH Yojana” Scholarship Awards, at a function, in New Delhi on December 14, 2018. The Secretary (Post), Ananta Narayan Nanda is also seen.

Minister of State for Communications (lndependent Charge), Manoj Sinha on 14 December 2018 launched the e-Commerce Portal of the Department of Posts (DoP). The Portal will provide an e-Market place to sellers especially to rural artisans / self-help groups / women entrepreneurs / State and Central PSUs / Autonomous Bodies etc. to sell their products to buyers across the Country. The ...

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New India calls for Building Energy Efficient Housing with ECO Niwas Samhita 2018

National Energy ConservationDay 2018

Giving a further fillip to India’s energy conservation efforts, Ministry of Power has launched the ECO Niwas Samhita 2018 ,an Energy Conservation Building Code for Residential Buildings (ECBC-R). The Code was launched on the occasion of National Energy ConservationDay 2018 in the presence of Chief Guest Sumitra Mahajan, Speaker, Lok Sabha and R.K. Singh, Minister of State (IC) for Power and ...

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Malaysia eye 12% incremental of passenger’s load from India in 2019

Deputy Minister of Tourism, Arts and Culture, Malaysia, YB Tuan Muhammad Bakhtiar bin Wan Chik

The “Malaysia Fantastic Deals” package was launched on 13 December 2018 to promote more value-for-money holiday packages to Malaysia for tourists from India. The campaign was officiated by Tuan Syed Yahya Syed Othman, Director of Package Development Division, Tourism Malaysia, and Manoj Mehta, Country manager, Malindo Air. The initiative sees Tourism Malaysia in partnership with Malindo Air and several popular hotels ...

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President Kovind inaugurates Enterprise India Exhibition in Yangon

Union of Myanmar Federation of Chambers of Commerce

The President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, inaugurated the Fifth Enterprise India Exhibition in Yangon on December 13, 2018, during the concluding day of his state visit to Myanmar. Speaking on the occasion, the President said that Myanmar and India are close neighbours but our trade and investment partnership is modest. However, there are many opportunities before us to expand trade, forge joint ventures and invest ...

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Start-ups and MSMEs set to debut on Government e-Market (GeM) soon

National Mission on GeM

The Government e-Market (GeM) and Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) are in the process of developing a PoC (Proof of Concept) corner for start-ups and will soon be able to onboard start-ups on the GeM platform. This will be a launch pad for start-ups in the country to access government market and give them a chance to sell ...

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Multi-disciplinary training centre of KVIC at Gandhi Darshan to skill potential entrepreneurs

Giriraj Singh - MSME

Union Minister of State for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises(I/C), Giriraj Singh inaugurated a Multi-Disciplinary Training Centre (MTDC) of Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) at Gandhi Darshan, Rajghat in New Delhi on 13 December 2018. Samadhan is an industrial training institute set up on PPP mode with the MSME Ministry, to provide comprehensive industry and business related guidance and ...

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‘Haj 2019 likely to witness growth in women applying for Haj without Mehram’

Haj and Umrah Minister of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Union Minister for Minority Affairs, Government of India Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi,  and Haj and Umrah Minister of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, Dr Mohammad Saleh bin Taher Benten signed bilateral annual Haj 2019 agreement between India and Saudi Arabia at Jeddah on 13 December 2018. Naqvi said that the Saudi Arabia Government has always played active and effective role to ensure ...

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Progressive Water Conservation Fee introduced in revised Guidelines for Ground Water Extraction wef Effective From 1st June 2019

revised guidelines for Ground Water Extraction Notified

In order to comply with various directions of the NGT and to address various shortcomings in the existing guidelines of ground water extraction, the Central Ground Water Authority, Ministry of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation on 12th December 2018 notified revised guidelines for ground water extraction vide notification S.O. No. 6140 (E), which will be effective from 1st June 2019. ...

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AYUSHCHARYA revolves around apt Dincharya, Ratrichrya and Ahar-Vihar

Shripad Yesso Naik

All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi organised a National conference ‘AYUSHCHARYA’ on Dinacharya (Daily Regimen) and Ritucharya (Seasonal Regimen) for public health promotion” on 10th and 11th of December, 2018. About 200 academicians, physicians, scientists and researchers from all over country attended the Conference.  The Minister of State for AYUSH Shripad Yesso Naik delivered the valedictory address at the ...

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