Daily Archives: September 8, 2019

Railways adjudged as the Best Ministry for Implementation of Swachhata Action Plan for 2018-19

Swachhata Action Plan for 2018-19

PIB News Update |The President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind presented an award to Indian Railways as the best ministry for implementation of Swachhata action plan for 2018-19. Chairman, Railway Board Shri Vinod Kumar Yadav received the award on behalf of the Indian Railways. The President of India also presented the best Swachh iconic Place award to the… Read More

I&B | India Pavilion at 44th Toronto International Film Festival 2019 Inaugurated

44th Toronto International Film Festival 2019

PIB News Update |High Commissioner of India to Canada Shri Vikas Swarup inaugurated the India Pavilion at the 44th Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) 2019 earlier today. The Inauguration of India Pavilion at TIFF 2019 will provide a platform to showcase Indian Cinema in the overseas market and facilitate new business opportunities.

A key highlight… Read More

HRD Ministry | Steps taken to implement the Institutions of Eminence (IoE) Scheme

Steps taken to implement the Institutions of Eminence (IoE) Scheme

PIB News Update: The Ministry of HRD has taken various steps to implement the scheme of Institutions of Eminence (IoEs). On 4th September 2019, the Ministry of Human Resource Development, on the advice of UGC and the Empowered Expert Committee issued orders to 5 public Universities conveying their declaration as Institutions of Eminence (IoE). These are … Read More

Govt to take effective steps to resolve the problem of delayed payments to MSMEs

Gadkari says Government will take effective steps to resolve the problem

PIB News Update: Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Shri Nitin Gadkari has said that non payment and delay in payments to MSME enterprises will be dealt with very firmly. The Minister reiterated the Government’s commitment to solve long standing problems of the MSME sector and give it the required support so that it can realize its… Read More

Earthquake study | Doubt on early warnings but hints at improved forecasting

Research says that Appearance of deep-sea fish does not signal upcoming earthquake in Japan

Summary:A recent study investigated around 100,000 localized seismic events to search for patterns in the data. Scientists discovered that earthquakes of differing magnitudes have more in common than was previously thought. This suggests development of early warning systems may be more difficult than hoped. But conversely, similarities between some… Read More

Ministry of Food Processing Industries | 1st Mega Food Park in Lakkampally, Telangana

1st Mega Food Park in Lakkampally, Telangana

PIB News Update | Smt. Harsimrat Kaur Badal, Hon’ble Union Minister of Food Processing Industries today inaugurated the first Mega Food Park in Telangana promoted by M/s Smart Agro Food Park Pvt. Ltd. at Village Lakkampally, Nandipet Mandal of Nizamabad District, Telangana state. Union Minister of State for food Processing Industries, Shri Rameswar … Read More

Finance Ministry | Meets Heads of CPSEs to boost Capital Expenditure & esure quickly payments to Vendors

ministry finance

PIB News Update | In order to boost capital expenditure of the Union Government so as to pump liquidity in the market to boost demand, Ministry of Finance held meeting with the heads of Maharatna and Navratna Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSEs) and Financial Advisors(FAs) of infrastructure Ministries here today. The meeting was Co-Chaired by Shri … Read More

N K Shivdas IAS transferred as Commissioner- Barak Valley Division and DC- Hill Area, Assam

Nitin Kumar Shivdas Khade IAS (Assam

Shri Nitin Kumar Shivdas Khade IAS (Assam-Meghalaya 2004) presently Commissioner & Secretary to the Govt. of Assam, Finance Department , has been transferred and posted as Commissioner, Barak Valley Division and Development Commissioner; Hill Areas with additional charge of Commissioner & Secretary to the Govt. of Assam, Finance Department… Read More

5th Day of COP14 | Reflects upon importance of organic agriculture in combating land degradation

Fifth Day of COP14

PIB News Update | The fifth day of the 14th Conference of Parties (COP14) to United Nations Convention to Combat Desertification (UNCCD) at India Expo Centre & Mart, Greater Noida brought forth discussions on important mattersconcerning how to reverse land degradation.

The UNCCD, the World Future Council (WFC) and IFOAM – Organics Internationalconvenedan… Read More

MoD | 28TH Indo–Thai CORPAT

28TH Indo–Thai CORPAT

PIB News Update |28th edition of India-Thailand Coordinated Patrol (Indo-Thai CORPAT) between the Indian Navy (IN) and the Royal Thai Navy (RTN) is being conducted from 05 – 15 September 2019. Indian Naval (IN) Ship Kesari and His Majesty’s Thailand Ship (HTMS) Kraburi along with Maritime Patrol Aircraft from both the navies are participating in the CORPAT.… Read More

Ministry of Culture | Mobile Science Exhibition of NCSM in Leh for entire Ladakh Region

Prahlad Singh Patel flags off the first ever Mobile Science Exhibition

PIB News Update: The Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent charge), Shri Prahlad Singh Patel flagged off the first ever Mobile Science Exhibition (SCIENCE EXPLORER) for the entire Ladakh Region in Leh today. Chairman, Ladakh Autonomous Hill Development Council Shri Gyal P Wangyal;  Culture Secretary, Shri Arun Goel; DG, ASI, Smt … Read More