Category Archives: State

Shri Piyush Goyal Inaugurates “Premashraya”

Shri Piyush Goyal

Shri Piyush Goyal, the Minister of State (IC),for Power,Coal, New & Renewable Energy, inaugurated “Premashraya” a home for Cancer patients and their relatives of Tata Medical Center, at Rajarhat , Newtown in Kolkata. The 10-story building will enable 525 persons, only Cancer patients and their relatives from outside Kolkata and getting treatment … Read More

Conference of State Social Welfare Secretaries/Administrators of UTs Dealing with Disability Affairs Held

Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot

The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities, Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment held a two days Conference of State Social Welfare Secretaries / Administrators of UTs dealing with Disability Affairs on 2nd and 3rd July, 2015 here today. The Conference was inaugurated by Shri Thaawar Chand Gehlot, Minister Social Justice & … Read More

Stage-1 of competition for selection of Smart City aspirants gets underway

Ministry of Urban Development

Technology adoption in governance, financial strength of urban local bodies to decide selection With the Ministry of Urban Development asking the State Governments to nominate by July 31st the cities and towns for inclusion under Smart Cities Mission, the Stage-1 of ‘City Challenge’ competition got underway.  As per the  Operational Guidelines for Smart… Read More

Javadekar Launches Web Portal for Online Application for Environment Clearance for Category ‘B’


A web portal was launched for online submission of applications for Environment Clearance by State Environment Impact Assessment Authorities for Category ‘B’ projects. The web portal has been launched across the country and nineteen states have joined it instantly. Launching the portal, the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of Environment, Forest… Read More

Dr. Jitendra Singh calls for use of self-attested certificates

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 called for use of self – attested certificates since this has been approved by the Government of India for over last eight months. He was presiding over a … Read More

Corporates are giving a big miss to Prime Minister’s Swachh Bharat Mission

Shri Birender Singh

The Centre said that State Governments are free to choose and adopt technologies approved by it to solve the problems of drinking water contamination and for to construction of cost effective toilets in the rural areas. Addressing a workshop here on the subject, Rural Development Minister and the Minister of Drinking water and sanitation, Shri Birender Singh… Read More

MHA to assist Kashmiri boy who cracked IIT Examination


The Ministry of Home Affairs has decided to help the Kashmiri boy, Shri Zaman Ishtiyaq Bhat from Shaher-e-Khaas city in Jammu and Kashmir, who has cracked the IIT/JEE Examination this year.
The boy has secured 5984th rank in the recently declared results and expects to secure a seat in IIT Roorkee, Kharagpur, Guwahati or Chennai. The State government and the… Read More

Parag Gupta appointed Jt Secy- Ministry of Food Processing Industries


Shri Parag Gupta, IAS (OR:88)  has been appointed as Joint Secretary, Ministry of Food Processing Industries  from the date of assumption of the charge of the post for a period of five years .

Shri Gupta is BA (Hons.)  from St. Stephen’s College, New Delhi; joined Indian Administrative Service 1988, Odisha cadre. Started his career as Sub-Collector,… Read More

The Theme of Social Development Chosen for the National Statistics Day is Relevant

General (Dr.) Vijay Kumar Singh

The Union Minister of State for Statistics & Programme Implementation (Independent Charge), Minister of State for External Affairs & Minister of State for Overseas Indian Affairs General (Dr.) Vijay Kumar Singh, has said that theme of social development chosen for the Statistics day is relevant and is related to various themes of development set… Read More

Prime Minister Calls upon Farmers to Raise the Level of Pulses Production in the Country

Radha Mohan Singh
Government to Pay Special Attention to the Dairy Sector in Jharkhand: Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi IARI- Jharkhand will Help in Meeting the Challenges in the Field of Agriculture in Eastern Part of the Country: Union Agriculture Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh
The Prime Minister called upon farmers to raise the level of pulses production in the country,… Read More

Prime Minister Launched ‘Integrated Power Development Scheme’

Narendra Modi

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will be launched Integrated Power Development Scheme (IPDS)  yesterday at Varanasi. The IPDS is one of the flagship programmes of the Ministry of Power and will be at the core attempt to ensure 24×7 power for all. The Scheme, announced in the Union Budget 2014-15, aims at strengthening of sub-transmission network,… Read More