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Uttarakhand pairs up with Karnataka @ Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav 2018

The Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilisers and Parliamentary Affairs,  Ananth Kumar and the Minister of State for Culture (I/C) and Environment, Forest & Climate Change, Mahesh Sharma inaugurating the Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav-2018, at Bengaluru on January 14, 2018 to  ‘Celebrate our plural traditions, ‘Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat’

To celebrate the idea of unity in diversity, the Ministry of Culture is organising the 7th edition of the Rashtriya Sanskriti Mahotsav under the Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat matrix in Karnataka beginning January 14, 2018. The Union Minister for Chemicals and Fertilisers and Parliamentary Affairs, Ananth Kumar and The Union Minister of State for Culture (I/C) and Environment, Mahesh Sharma inaugurated ...

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6th International Tourism Mart puts spotlight on India’s Act East Policy & blossoming ASEAN ties

Governor of Assam is likely to inaugurate the ITM 2017 today. in the file picture seen is  Vice President, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu with Governor of Assam,  Jagdish Mukhi and the Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal in Guwahati, Assam on December 03, 2017.

“6th International Tourism Mart” (ITM) will begin in Guwahati, Assam today. The Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, in association with the North Eastern States is organising this Mart from 5-7 December, 2017. Jagdish Mukhi, Governor of Assam will inaugurate the Mart in the presence of Sarbananda Sonowal, Chief Minister Assam, K J Alphons, Minister of State (I/C) for Tourism, Union Tourism ...

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Tamil Nadu adjudged Best State in Organ Donation@ 8th Indian Organ Donation Day

Anupriya Patel. MoS, MHFW felicitating the Director General, BSF,  K.K. Sharma, at the ‘8th Indian Organ Donation Day’, organised by the National Organ and Tissue Transplant Organization (NOTTO), in New Delhi on November 27, 2017. Minister of Health, Tamil Nadu, C. Vijaya Baskar is also seen.

“When seen from the perspective of reason and rationale, the gift of life is the ultimate gift that one could give and organ donation is, therefore, a ‘God like act’ and needs to be encouraged.” This was stated by Anupriya Patel, Minister of State (HFW) on the occasion of ‘8th Indian Organ Donation Day’, organised by the National Organ and ...

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UDAY to now empower savings @ Nagaland; Andaman & Nicobar Islands; Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu

The Secretary, Ministry of Power, Ajay Kumar Bhalla witnessing the signing ceremony of an MoU between Central Government and the State Governments & DISCOMs of Nagaland, under UDAY scheme, in New Delhi on November 20, 2017.

On the 2nd Anniversary of Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) on 20th November 2017, the Government of India signed four Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) under the Scheme with the State of Nagaland and with Union Territories (UTs) of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Dadra & Nagar Haveli & Daman & Diu for operational improvements. These State/UTs have joined only for operational improvement and ...

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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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A heritage journey in progress from good towards great @ Jehan Numa Palace

With promise of an unforgettable  stay and world class hospitality: The doors of Jehan Numa Palace Hotel is always open for all discerning travellers from all over the world and India.

Incredible India is the finest and most diverse travel attraction on the planet Earth! It’s slowly and gradually rising in global travel rankings, on the back of rising popularity of its unexplored travel attractions spread across states, while the best of manpower add an unforgettable hospitality experience. The heart of India — Madhya Pradesh — is one such travel destination that has worked its way to ...

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Nagpur can emerge as centre of development of the country: Kovind

The President, Ram Nath Kovind visiting the Deeksha Bhoomi, at Nagpur, in Maharashtra on September 22, 2017. The Governor of Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu, C. Vidyasagar Rao, the Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, Nitin Gadkari and the Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Devendra Fadnavis are also seen.

With its mix of infrastructure and culture, Nagpur has the potential to become the centre of development of the country, believes the President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, who was in the city to inaugurate the Suresh Bhat Natya Sabhagrah at Nagpur on September 22, 2017.  Speaking on the occasion, the President said that this is his first visit to Maharashtra after ...

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DoNER plans to boost tourism and fruit industry in Arunachal Pradesh

Pema Khandu also met Union Home Minister, Rajnath Singh. The Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju and the Union Home Secretary, Rajiv Gauba are also seen.

Referring to the recent visit by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi to assess the flood situation in Arunachal Pradesh and other affected States, Jitendra Singh disclosed that Rs.10,000 crore flood relief package announced by the Prime Minister is an indication of the Central Government’s concern and high priority for the people of the region. The Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh, Pema ...

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NITI Aayog ‘Ease of Doing Business’ report to help States foster globally competitive firms

NITI Aayog 'Ease of Doing Business' report

NITI Aayog launched the Ease of Doing Business report based on an Enterprise Survey of 3,500 manufacturing firms across Indian states and union territories on 28 August 2017. The survey has been conducted, along with the IDFC Institute, to assess the business regulations and enabling environment across India from firms’ perspective. The Survey released by the Union Minister of Commerce Nirmala ...

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Punjab under WIPO to get India’s first Technology and Innovation Support Center 

Over 500 TISCs operate worldwide and establishing TISC in India

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP), Ministry of Commerce & Industry, Government of India, signed an Institutional agreement with the Punjab State Council of Science and Technology in New Delhi on 13 July 2017 to establish India’s first Technology and Innovation Support Center (TISC) at Patent Information Centre, Punjab, under the World Intellectual Property Organisation’s (WIPO) TISC program. ...

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Historic City of Ahmedabad: A UNESCO’s World Heritage Property 

India now has overall 36 World Heritage Inscriptions with 28 Cultural, 07 Natural and 01 Mixed site

India has been successful in securing the nomination of the “Historic City of Ahmedabad” on UNESCO’s World Heritage list on 8th July, 2017 during the 41st Session of World Heritage Committee. This makes the walled city of Ahmedabad the first city in India and the third in Asia to be inscribed to the World Heritage List. In the past 3 ...

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Vizag to emerge as India’s finest beach destination like Goa

Vizag likely to host ADTOI 2017 convention

Andhra Pradesh under the leadership of Chief Minister N Chandra Babu Naidu post its bifurcation is determined to retain its leadership position as the most preferred tourist destination. The tourism department of Andhra Pradesh as part of its vision document  is keen to promote steady and sustained growth phase of the travel and tourism sector and making the destinations more ...

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