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Think Global, Act Local for environment protection is President Kovind’s call @ Conference of Governors held that coincided with World Environment Day 2018

President, Ram Nath Kovind addressing the opening session of the 49th Governors’ Conference, at Rashtrapati Bhavan, in New Delhi on June 04, 2018. Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu, PM Narendra Modi and the Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh are also seen.

The President noted that June 5 is World Environment Day and hence the approach of ‘Think Global, Act Local’ is considered effective for environment protection. Keeping in mind the Sustainable Development Goals, the Paris Accord and the International Solar Alliance, local and state-level contributions are very important to achieving national goals. The Directive Principles of our Constitution specifically mention issues of the environment ...

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Niti Aayog with Health Index spurs competitive spirit to better National Health Mission reach among states

Niti Aayog's annual Health Index , a check-up for the States' health sector will encourage preventive & promotive health policies across the country in line with the National Health Mission.

“Healthy States, Progressive India”: A comprehensive Health Index report was released by NITI Aayog released on 09 February 2018 at a function in the capital. The report ranks states and Union territories innovatively on their year-on-year incremental change in health outcomes, as well as, their overall performance with respect to each other. The report was released jointly by the CEO, NITI Aayog; ...

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PM inaugurates new metro link between Noida and Delhi; lauds Yogi for redefining governance & ending Noida-Jinx

PM Narendra Modi flagging off the Metro Magenta Line from Botanical Garden to Kalkaji Mandir, at Noida, Uttar Pradesh on December 25, 2017. The Governor of Uttar Pradesh, Ram Naik, the Chief Minister, Uttar Pradesh, Yogi Adityanath, the MoS Culture Mahesh Sharma, the MoS Housing and Urban Affairs,  Hardeep Singh Puri and other dignitaries are also seen.

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on 25 December 2017 inaugurated a new metro link between Noida and Delhi. He unveiled a plaque at Botanical Garden Metro Station, to mark the inauguration of a portion of the Magenta Line of the Delhi Metro, connecting Botanical Garden in Noida with Kalkaji Mandir in South Delhi. He also travelled briefly on the metro train, ...

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Anti Pollution Drive in January 2018 to tackle air pollution in Delhi

Seen here in the pic is Harsh Vardhan chairing the meeting to tackle the issue of air pollution along with Chief Minister of Delhi NCTArvind Kejriwal and other dignitaries on 12 December 2017.

To work in a collaborative manner on tackling the issue of air pollution in Delhi- in a high profile meeting led by the Union Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Harsh Vardhan, Chief Minister of Delhi, Arvind Kejriwal, Minister for PWD, Government of Delhi, Satendra Jain, Minister for Environment, Government of Uttar Pradesh, Dara Singh Chauhan, Environment  Minister, Government of ...

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AAP government adopts zero tolerance stance on medical negligence, cancels Max Super Speciality Hospital permit on prima facie gross medical negligence

Arvind Kejriwal on zero tolerance against medical negligence

In quest for ensuring affordable and quality healthcare services, Chief Minister of NCT, Arvind Kejriwal reacting on the cancellation of the license of Max Super Speciality Hospital Shalimar Bagh on 8 December 2017 said that the AAP Government gives top priority to education and health sector for people of India and the government will not tolerate any entity causing harm ...

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Pilot test for Northeast Hill Area Development Programme approved: Jitendra Singh

DONER Minister Jitendra Singh at the inauguration of the two-week “Northeast handicraft-cum-handloom Exhibition cum Sale”, in New Delhi on December 03, 2017.

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Jitendra Singh on 03 December 2017 committed Rs. 90 crore for “Northeast Hill Area Development” beginning from Tamenglong district on a pilot basis, in the first phase, for a period of two years. Speaking to media persons after ...

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India Youth Development Index on lines of HDI to better address Youth Issues across States

The Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (I/C) and Information & Broadcasting, Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore releasing the India Youth Development Index and Report 2017, in New Delhi, on November 13, 2017. The Secretary, Youth Affairs, Dr. A.K. Dubey and the Director, RGNIYD, Prof. (Dr) Madan Mohan Goel are also seen.

Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (Independent Charge) Rajyavardhan Rathore on 13 November 2017 released the India Youth Development Index and Report 2017 with objective of constructing the India Youth Development Index (YDI) 2017 is to track the trends in Youth Development across the States. The Index enables recognising the high and low performing states, identifies the weak domains ...

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Naidu inaugurates CVC’s Vigilance week 2017 with ‘My Vision-Corruption-free India’ theme

The Vice President, M. Venkaiah Naidu releasing the booklet ‘Preventive Vigilance Initiatives’, at the ‘Vigilance Awareness Week’ function, organised by the Central Vigilance Commission, in New Delhi on October 30, 2017.
 Union Minister Jitendra Singh, the Cabinet Secretary, P.K. Sinha and the Central Vigilance Commissioner, Shri K.V. Chowdary are also seen.

Justice should not only be done, but should also be seen to be done is a basic fundamental of law of natural justice and likewise in world’s biggest democracy- democratic governance should be made available to all in a free and fair manner! The Vice-President of India M. Venkaiah Naidu at the inauguration of the Vigilance Awareness Week, 2017 on 30th October 2017 said that we must ensure that ...

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New India, Skill India hogs limelight at 48th conference of Governors 

Pic showing President of India with dignitaries at 48th Conference of Governors concluded at Rashtrapati Bhavan

In India federal structure, Governors had been earmarked a very important role! The Conference of Governors as a tradition is almost as old as Independence. The first Conference of Governors was held at Rashtrapati Bhavan in 1949, which was presided over by C. Rajagopalachari, Governor General of India. Since then, 48 such Conferences have been organised in Rashtrapati Bhavan, including the one ...

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Clean India is foundation of a healthy India: Kovind

The President, Ram Nath Kovind addressing at the launch of the Urban Maharashtra Open Defecation Free (ODF), at Mumbai, in Maharashtra on October 01, 2017.

Cleanliness and hygiene are essential for good health and the guiding force of the Swachh Bharat Mission that Prime Minister of India has initiated- thinking of it to become a mass movement and bring in participation of the entire nation. Many states, entities, organisations and individuals have joined hands over the past three years and particularly the movement seemingly has got further ...

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Karnataka, Kerala hops on the ‘metro’ life

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi and other dignitaries take a ride on Kochi Metro, in Kerala on June 17, 2017.

Southern States of Kerala and Karnataka hoped onto the ‘metro’ way of transportation on 17 June 2017 that so far had been the privilege of Kolkatta, Delhi, Mumbai and Haryana. There is certain advantage of catching up for the emerging economies in terms of availability of state-of-the-art technology and modern tested public transport option like urban and eco friendly metro ...

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Haryana with Aravalli conservation campaign asserts India’s pro environment stance @ World Day to Combat Desertification 2017

Harsh Vardhan and M L Khattar @ World Day to Combat Desertification 2017 with launch of Aravali campaign

Asserting that desertification can be tackled effectively and solutions are possible, Union Environment Minister, Harsh Vardhan has said that active participation of the local people and cooperation at all levels are the tools to achieve this aim. The Minister urged the people of Haryana and the nation to become a large force of ‘Paryavaran Rakshaks’ (environment protectors) to fight the challenges ...

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