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Bullet train extremely essential for India: Railway Board chairman

Calling the bullet train extremely essential for India, Railway Board chairman Ashwani Lohani has said that the project would unleash technology-driven transportation in the country. Addressing a press conference in Mumbai, Mr Lohani said the bullet train will be a medium of rapid transport that will run at par with air travel in terms of … Continue reading Bullet train extremely essential for India: Railway Board chairman

Centre to expand BPO promotion scheme to create jobs for rural youth

AMN / NEW DELHI Union IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has said that Centre plans to expand its BPO Promotion Scheme to create more jobs for rural youth. Highlighting the achievements of his ministry during last four years, Mr. Prasad said under the BPO movement seats will be extended from current 48 thousand to one … Continue reading Centre to expand BPO promotion scheme to create jobs for rural youth

100% Bio-toilets to be replced with vacuum bio-toilets by March 2019

AMN / NEW DELHI Railway Minister Piyush Goyal has said, the target of replacing bio-toilets with vacuum bio-toilets in trains will be achieved 100 percent by March next year. In an interview to a news agency in New Delhi, the Minister said, some 500 vacuum bio-toilets have been ordered and once the experiment is successful, … Continue reading 100% Bio-toilets to be replced with vacuum bio-toilets by March 2019

Govt approves financial assistance to West Pakistan Refugees

AMN Government has approved financial assistance amounting to 5.5 lakh rupees per family to West Pakistan Refugees (WPRs).An official release said, 5,764 families of West Pakistan Refugees settled in Jammu and Kashmir will benefit from the decision. The scheme came into effect from 13th of this month. In his recent visit to Jammu and Kashmir, … Continue reading Govt approves financial assistance to West Pakistan Refugees

Gadkari promises to clean 80% of Ganga by March 2019

AMN / New Delhi Union Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Minister Nitin Gadkari has reiterated government’s commitment of cleaning Ganga by 80 per cent till March next year. He said, his Ministry was working with great responsibility to achieve this feat before general election next year. Mr. Gadkari was speaking on the occasion … Continue reading Gadkari promises to clean 80% of Ganga by March 2019

Govt approves 33-pc increase in carpet area of houses under PMAY-U

  The government has approved a 33-per cent increase in carpet area of houses eligible for interest subsidy under its affordable housing scheme Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U) to attract more beneficiaries, the Housing and Urban Affairs (HUA) Ministry said. The carpet area of a house has been enhanced to 160 sq m from 120 … Continue reading Govt approves 33-pc increase in carpet area of houses under PMAY-U

DoT launches 5,000 WiFi choupals in partnership with CSC

NEW DELHI / AMN Union Minister Piyush Goyal on Monday proposed to open extended banking counters across all 2.9 lakh common service centres (CSCs) that are operated by village level entrepreneurs to provide government services in rural areas. “My dream will come true if you accept the challenge to open extension counters of banks in … Continue reading DoT launches 5,000 WiFi choupals in partnership with CSC

Govt opens up 10 joint secy-level posts to ‘talented,motivated’ Indians

NEW DELHI In a major move to take advantage of the professional experience of experts in various sectors, the Government invites applications for contractual recruitment to 10 posts at the level of joint secretary by lateral entry. The government has opened up senior-level bureaucratic posts in several departments to people, even from the private sector, … Continue reading Govt opens up 10 joint secy-level posts to ‘talented,motivated’ Indians

Northern Railways to monitor cleanliness through WhatsApp

AMN Northern Railways will now monitor cleanliness of its trains using WhatsApp groups supervised by senior officials. Northern Railway General Manager Vishwesh Chaube said in New Delhi, that every department, be it pantry, bed rolls etc will have separate WhatsApp groups, in which status report of cleanliness will be uploaded on a daily basis. He … Continue reading Northern Railways to monitor cleanliness through WhatsApp

Defence Minister hails services of Gramin Dak Sevaks

AMN Defence Minister Nirmala Sitharaman today hailed the services of Gramin Dak Sevaks who have recently been given wage revision and other benefits. Sitharaman said she will convey their other demands like pension to Union Minister Manoj Sinha. The Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) perform their duties whether it is scorching summer or during rains, she … Continue reading Defence Minister hails services of Gramin Dak Sevaks

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