Category Archives: Central

Ministry of Earth Sciences | Year End Review 2019

Ministry of Earth Sciences.

PIB News Update: Alerts for various cyclone storms during the year: During the year, various alerts and timely warnings were issued regarding Cyclonic storms, Heavy rainfall warning, Sea condition, Storm Surge Warning, Damage Expected, pre-cyclone alerts and expected damage, etc.

The alerts were issued for Cyclonic Storm ‘PABUK’ over Andaman Sea… Read More

Petroleum Ministry signs contracts for 7 Blocks Awarded under OALP Bid Round – IV

Petroleum Ministry signs contracts for 7 Blocks Awarded under OALP Bid Round – IV

PIB News Update:Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas today here signed contracts for 7 blocks, awarded under Open Acreage Licensing Programme (OALP) Bid Round – IV. The Government had launched OALP Bid Round – IV on 27th August 2019. The Bid Round-IV offered 7 blocks  under International Competitive Bidding (ICB) process. The bidding round closed… Read More

107th Indian Science Congress begins on 3rd January

107th Indian Science Congress

PIB News Update: India’s largest annual gathering of scientific luminaries from countries across the world, the ‘107th Indian Science Congress’, will be held from January 3 to 7, 2020 at University of Agricultural Sciences (UASB), GKVK Campus, Bangalore, Karnataka focusing on ‘Science & Technology: Rural Development’.

The Science… Read More

14 Scientists Awarded Swarna Jayanti Fellowships

Swarna Jayanti Fellowships

PIB News Update: Swarna Jayanti Fellowships have been awarded to 14 Scientists associated with projects containing innovative research idea and with potential of making impact on R&D in the respective disciplines. The scientists, selected for the award through a rigorous three-tier process, will be allowed to pursue unfettered research with freedom… Read More

General Bipin Rawat takes charge as India’s first Chief of Defence Staff

Defence Staff (CDS), General Bipin Rawat

Chief of Defence Staff, CDS, General Bipin Rawat has said that all the three services will work as a team. After taking charge as the first CDS, General Rawat said, as per the task given to the CDS, to enhance integration and do better resource management will be a priority. General Rawat said Armed forces will be strengthened through synergy and integration. … Read More wishes you a Happy New Year 2020

Happy New Year 2020

Another year of success and happiness has passed. With every new year comes greater challenges and obstacles in life.  wishes you courage, hope and faith to overcome all of the hurdles you may face. May you have a great year and a wonderful time ahead.

Dear Respected Reader , wishing you and your family A Happy New Year !! Have an amazing … Read More

Home Minister reviews the functioning of SSB HQ, New Delhi

Home Minister reviews the functioning of SSB HQ, New Delhi

PIB News Update:Union Minister for Home Affairs, Shri Amit Shah visited Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) Headquarters at New Delhi today. During the visit, he met senior officers of the force and received the ceremonial welcome with Guard of Honour.  The Home Minister reviewed the functioning of the SSB through a presentation given by the Director General of the… Read More

MOHUA | Swachh Survekshan 2020 to Commence from 4 Jan

Swachh Survekshan 2020

PIB News Update: Shri Hardeep Singh Puri, Minister of State (I/C) for Housing and Urban Affairs, announced the results of Swachh Survekshan League 2020 (Quarter 1 and Quarter 2) here today. Swachh Survekshan 2020, the fifth edition of the annual urban cleanliness survey conducted by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA), Government of India, … Read More

Ministry of Jal Shakti | Year End Review 2019

Ministry of Jal Shakti

PIB News Update: PM dedicates a Swachh Bharat to Bapu and the people of India:

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, dedicated a Swachh Bharat India to the people of India and the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi on 2nd October, 2019, in front of  20,000 Swachhagrahis and Sarpanches assembled from all over the country at a massive public event at the Sabarmati… Read More

Ministry of Panchayati Raj | Year End Review 2019

Panchayati Raj-indianbureaucracy

PIB News Update:The Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR) is responsible for the work of advocacy, monitoring and implementation of Constitution 73rd Amendment. The role of the MoPR involves strengthening the administrative infrastructure, basic services etc. by leveraging technology and capacity building of the functionaries of Rural Local Body (RLB).… Read More

Ministry of Railways | Year End Review 2019

Ministry of Railways

PIB News Update:

Higher Investment in Railways

  • Highest ever CAPEX: Rs. 1,60,176 crore in 2019-20 Budget Estimates.
    • 20.1% higher over 2018-19
    • Utilization upto end of November 2019 (April-November 2019) is Rs.1,02,008.61 crore, which is 63.7%. The utilization of funds during the corresponding period in 2018-19 was 61.3%.
  • With a proposed investment of 
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