Daily Archives: January 2, 2018

Department of Consumer Affairs | Year End Review 2017

Department of Consumer Affairs

Following are the major highlights of the activities of the Department of Consumer Affairs during the year 2017:


  1. A)Price Stabilization Fund (PSF)
  • Buffer stock of upto 20 lakh tonnes of pulses has been built through domestic procurement and import for effective market intervention to  stabilize their prices

o   As on… Read More

Government laying emphasis on improving connectivity in Northeast

Jitendra Singh

The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh has said the Government has given a big push to a diverse range of infrastructure projects in the region.

Briefing the media after releasing the Calendar for the year… Read More

Women owned MSMEs | NSSO


Minister of State for MSME (Independent Charge) Shri Giriraj Singh  has been informed as per the 73rd Round of the National Sample Survey Office (NSSO), Ministry of Statistics & Programme Implementation’s survey of “Unincorporated non-agricultural Enterprises (excluding Construction)”, 195 proprietary MSMEs per 1000 MSMEs are owned by… Read More

Training in Food Processing Technology

Food Processing

Minister of Food Processing Industries Ms. Sadhvi Niranjan Jyoti has informed that two academic cum research Institutes under administrative control of Ministry of Food Processing Industries namely; National Institute of Food Technology Entrepreneurship and Management (NIFTEM) at Kundli, Haryana and Indian Institute of Food Processing Technology… Read More

Lok Sabha sends National Medical Commission Bill to Standing Committee

National Medical Commission Bill

The Lok Sabha has sent the National Medical Commission Bill to the Standing Committee following opposition demand. The committee has been asked to submit its report before the Budget session of Parliament.
Parliamentary affairs minister Ananth Kumar said all opposition parties were unanimous to send the Bill to the committee and government gave its nod… Read More

Home Minister visits ITBP Border Out-Post at Nelong, Uttarakhand

Home Minister

On the New Year Day, the Union Home Minister visited the Forward Areas of the Himalayan borders in Uttarakashi district. He met the ITBP jawans deployed at the Nelong Border Out-Post (BOP) located at the height of 11,636 ft MSL. Shri Rajnath Singh had personal interaction with the jawans deployed at the icy heights of the valley.

Union Home Minister, while addressing… Read More

Central Pension Accounting Office celebrated 29th Foundation Day


The Central Pension Accounting Office (CPAO) celebrated here today its 29th Foundation Day in the service of the Central (Civil) Pensioners. CPAO   (website www.cpao.nic.in) was established on 1st January, 1990; primarily to cater to the needs of central civil pensioners and other stakeholders in the Ministries/ Departments and Banks. The Central… Read More

PMINDIA Multilingual Website now available in 13 languages


The Assamese and Manipuri language versions of Prime Minister ’s Shri Narendra Modi’s Official website , www.pmindia.gov.in  were launched today. The website can now be accessed in Assamese and Manipuri in keeping with the requests from the citizens of the two states.

With the launch today, the PMINDIA website is now available in 11 regional languages… Read More

Health Secretary launches Allied Health Professionals Database Portal

Health Secretary

Ms. Preeti Sudan, Secretary, Health and Family Welfare launched the Allied and Healthcare Professionals’ database portal, here today, as part of Ministry’s commitment to ensure better systems and frameworks for the healthcare workforce in the country.

At the launch, Ms. Sudan, said that India enjoys a demographic dividend of more than 65% youth below… Read More

Government to connect all posts along the India-China border with roads

India-China border

The government has undertaken a special project to connect all the border posts along the India-China border with roads. This was stated by Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh while reviewing the operational preparedness of a forward Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) Border Out Post at Nelong in Uttarakhand yesterday. Mr Singh said, while a number of border… Read More

Nidhi Sharma IRS appointed PS to Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog

Nidhi Sharma IRS

Ms. Nidhi Sharma IRS (IT 2000) has been appointed as Private Secretary to Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog (Dr Rajiv Kumar) at the level of Director for a period of five years.She did her Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management from GHSIMR Kanpur, and Post Graduate Programme-Public Management & Policy from IIM Ahmedabad. She is presently posted as Additional… Read More