GOVERNMENT AWAAZ

PM Modi launches hub for SC/ST entrepreneurs

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today launched the national SC/ST hub and zero effect on environment scheme for MSME sector in Ludhiana, Punjab. This hub has been set up under Prime Minister’s Employment Generation scheme to provide support to entrepreneurs from the SC/ST community. Mr. Modi will also present national MSME awards to 225 industrialists. He … Continue reading PM Modi launches hub for SC/ST entrepreneurs

Indo-Pak Border to be completely sealed in two years: Rajnath

AMN/Chandigarh Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has said that the the International Border (IB) with Pakistan will be completely sealed by physical/non-physical barriers by December, 2018. There is about 181.85 km stretch in which construction of physical barrier is not feasible due to geographic constraints like riverine, low-lying, creek, marshy areas. In this stretch, advance … Continue reading Indo-Pak Border to be completely sealed in two years: Rajnath

Govt alloctaes Rs 1600 crore to Railways for bio toilets & CCTV

Railways has received 1655 crore rupees from the government for the installation of CCTVs at stations and bio-toilets in trains across the country. Railway Board Chairman AK Mital said, 1155 crore rupees has been given to the railways for installing bio-toilets in trains under Swachh Bharat Mission and 500 crore rupees under Nirbhaya Fund for … Continue reading Govt alloctaes Rs 1600 crore to Railways for bio toilets & CCTV

All villages across country to be electrified by May 2017: Goel

Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal has said that all the villages of the country would be electrified by May 2017. He was addressing the two day conference of Ministers of power and renewable energy and mines of the states and Union Territories at Vadodara in Gujarat. Inaugurating the SWITCH global power expo as a part … Continue reading All villages across country to be electrified by May 2017: Goel

India may be categorised as ‘water scarce’ nation: Uma Bharti

AMN Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti has said India is close to being categorised as “water scarce”, citing increasing demand, uncertain availability and overexploitation of rivers as the causes. She made the remarks at the World Sustainable Development Summit in New Delhi yesterday where the Centre signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on water … Continue reading India may be categorised as ‘water scarce’ nation: Uma Bharti

Over 2 crore bogus ration cards weeded out: Paswan

AMN / Union minister for Food and Consumer Affairs Ram Vilas Paswan today said due to initiative of NDA government 2.62 Crore bogus ration cards have been weeded out and due to this pilferage of Rupees 15,000 Crores of food subsidy stopped in the country. Talking to mediapersons in Patna Mr. Paswan said since last … Continue reading Over 2 crore bogus ration cards weeded out: Paswan

Cabinet approves amendments to HIV, AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014

AMN / The Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval to introduce official amendments to the HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014. The HIV and AIDS Bill, 2014 has been drafted to safeguard the rights of people living with HIV and affected by HIV. The provisions … Continue reading Cabinet approves amendments to HIV, AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014

Govt approves MoU between India and EU on water cooperation

Our Correspondent / NEW DELHI India’s Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi today approved the signing of MoU between India and European Union in the field of water resources. The MoU envisages strengthening the technological, scientific and management capabilities of India and the European Union in the field of water management on the … Continue reading Govt approves MoU between India and EU on water cooperation

Centre to revise guidelines for Northeast projects

Guwahati / AMN The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Dr Jitendra Singh today announced that a new revised guidelines will be prepared by the Ministry of DoNER with the objective of expediting development projects in Northeast by simplifying procedures to avoid delay and at the same time … Continue reading Centre to revise guidelines for Northeast projects

President emphasizes adopting high levels of cleanliness

President Pranab Mukherjee today flagged off a march at the Rashtrapati Bhavan as symbol of commitment to Swachh Bharat Mission. Addressing the gathering, Mr Mukherjee said that synchronizing the Swachh Bharat Abhiyan with Mahatma Gandhi’s birthday is most appropriate as he had always emphasized on adoption of cleanliness in the daily lives. The President said, … Continue reading President emphasizes adopting high levels of cleanliness

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