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PM assures good connectivity to Prayagraj kickstarts Swachh Kumbh Exhibition

Connectivity to Khumb 2018

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on 16 December 2018 inaugurated a new Airport Complex, and an Integrated Command and Control Centre for the Kumbh Mela, at Prayagraj. The Prime Minister also performed Ganga Pujan, and visited the Swachh Kumbh Exhibition. He visited the Akshay Vat in Prayagraj. He also dedicated to the nation, inaugurated, or laid the Foundation Stone for various ...

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Stakeholders to scan through global best practices, tech and innovation at India Water Impact Summit-2018

“India Water Impact Summit 2018

Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate India Water Impact Summit 2018, being jointly organised by the National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG) and the Centre for Ganga River Basin Management and Studies (cGanga) from 5-7 December 2018 in New Delhi. The India Water Impact Summit is an annual event where stakeholders get ...

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National Flag will fly half-mast today; condolences pour in on demise of Union Minister Ananth Kumar

The Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilisers and Parliamentary Affairs, Ananth Kumar passed away on 12 November 2018.

Government of India with profound sorrow announced the death of Ananth Kumar, Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers and Parliamentary Affairs, on 12 November 2018 in Bengaluru. As a mark of respect to the departed dignitary, the Centre has decided that the National Flag will be flown at half mast in Delhi and Capitals of all States and UTs where it is ...

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India braces for Rashtriya Ekta Diwas: A pledge to protect the unity and integrity of India

Sardar Patel birth anniversary on 31 October 2018

Arrangements are in full swing to celebrate the Rashtriya Ekta Diwas on 31st  October, 2018, the birthday of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Several events are scheduled to be held by various Ministries, PSUs and organisations across the country. In the national capital New Delhi and all over the States, people will take a pledge to protect the unity and integrity of India and ...

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38 MoU’s signed at Bhubaneswar Steel Conclave

machine tools hub in Odisha

Capital Goods(CG) producers from across the globe inked 38 MoUs with Indian steel companies, which will reduce imports for the steel sector worth Rs 39,400 crore. The MoU’s were signed at a Conclave in Bhubaneswar on 23 October 2018, which was organised by Ministry of Steel, Government of India, in association with Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) and MECON. The National ...

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PM Modi spearheads Commemoration of ’75th Year of Establishment of Azad Hind Government’ today @ Red Fort, Delhi

Azad Hind Government Platinum Jubilee

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, would be hoisting the National flag and unveiling the plaque to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the formation of Azad Hind Government on 21st October, 2018, at the Red Fort, Delhi. The commemoration of this significant historical event would also see the presence of Mahesh Sharma, Minister of  State for Culture(I/c), Chandra Kumar ...

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Piyush Goyal bags 4th annual Carnot Prize for leading India’s green transformation in energy sector and Saubhagya for rural electrification drive

Carnot Prize to Union Minister Piyush Goyal

Recognising the pathbreaking transformations in India’s energy sector under the visionary leadership of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design is awarding its fourth annual Carnot Prize to Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways & Coal and former Minister of Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Government of India. The ...

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India snubs findings of World Bank’s Human Capital Index

The Government of India has decided to ignore the HCI findings released by World Bank on 11 October 2018  and will continue to undertake its path breaking programme for human capital development aiming to rapidly transforming quality and ease of life for all its children.
Seen in File pic is Prime Minister, Narendra Modi interacting with the Anganwadi workers and beneficiary children of Poshan Abhiyan, at Jangla, in Bijapur, Chhattisgarh on April 14, 2018.

Unlike the the World Bank’s Ease of Doing Business report or other benchmarks, India has chosen to snub the findings of the World Bank’s findings in the recently released Human Capital Index (HCI).  The World Bank had released  a Human Capital Index (HCI) as part of the World Development Report 2019 on 11 October 2018. Broader theme of the World Development ...

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Aimed at furthering Financial inclusion-PM launches India Post Payments Bank

In line with the Jan Dhan Yojana - IPPB is one more step further ti facilitate Jan Dhan Yojana to establish financial inclusion. He said that today’s launch of IPPB is one more step to facilitate financial inclusion!

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on 2 September 2018 launched the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi. The function was witnessed at over 3000 locations across the country, which were connected to the main event in Delhi.  Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said that through the India Post Payments Bank, banking services will conveniently ...

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Prabhu to set in review of India-ASEAN Free Trade Agreement @ 15thIndia-ASEAN Economic Ministers’ Meeting (AEM)

India and ASEAN

Union Minister of Commerce& Industry and Civil Aviation, Suresh Prabhu,is leading the Indian delegation for the 6th RCEP Trade Ministers’ Meeting which was in Singapore on 30 August 2018. India has been constructively engaged in the RCEP negotiations with an aim to work towards a high quality, balanced and inclusive outcomes that take into consideration sensitivities and interests of member countries. The ...

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Demonetisation and Formalisation of the Economy – Arun Jaitley

Guest write on Demonetisation and Formalisation of the Economy - by Arun Jaitley.

Seen in the picture is Arun Jaitley chairing the 27th GST Council Meeting, via video conference, in New Delhi on May 04, 2018.

The Reserve Bank has twice released its reports stating that the demonetised Notes of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 have been substantially deposited in the Banks.  A widely stated comment has been that just because most of the currency came back into the Banks, the object of Demonetisation has not succeeded. Was the invalidation of the Non-deposited currency the only object of ...

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MCA’s National CSR Awards 2018 to applaud corporate innovation in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility

NMCG- Ganga Vriksharopan Abhiyan

With the enactment of Companies Act, 2013 containing the CSR provision under Section 135, the mandate for CSR has now become a part of corporate functioning in the country. While several companies have traditionally been undertaking CSR activities to betterment of communities around, with the introduction of legislative mandate, the contributions of companies in this direction are now becoming more ...

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