Tag Archives: Narendra Modi

Government to observe Seva Diwas today

Seva Diwas

The BJP-led government will observe ‘Seva Diwas’ (Day of Service) on September 17 and carry out a range of activities including building twin pit toilets, ‘Shramdaan’ or voluntary work, and sanitation drives.September 17 happens to be the birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Minister of Drinking Water and Sanitation Uma… Read More

Modi to address students on theme of Young India, New India

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will address a gathering of students in New Delhi on the theme of ‘Young India, New India’.  In a series of tweets, the Prime Minister said, the convention of students is being held to mark the historic address of Swami Vivekananda delivered at Chicago in 1893. Mr Modi said, this year, the country is marking 125th anniversary… Read More

MoU on India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund approved

Cabinet approves India-Israel Industrial R&D, Innovation fund

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Israel on “India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund (I4F)”. The MoU was concluded in July, 2017

India and Israel will make an contribution of four million US Dollars each for the Fund, both … Read More

PM dedicates 11 completed highway projects to nation

PM dedicates

Prime Minister Narendra Modi today dedicated to the nation 11 completed highway projects in Rajasthan, covering a total length of about 873 kilometres. During his visit to Udaipur, Mr Modi also laid the foundation stone of national highway projects worth around 15,000 crore rupees in the state.

Speaking on the occasion, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said,… Read More

PM announces 500 Cr assistance for flood hit Bihar

Narendra Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced immediate assistance of Rs 500 crore to flood ravaged Bihar. He held detailed review meeting with Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar over relief operations, compensation and rehabilitation work in flood affected areas.

Mr. Modi said, 2 lakh rupees each will be paid next to the kin of those who died in flood related … Read More

India and Nepal MoU on drug demand reduction and prevention of Illicit trafficking

India and Nepal MoU

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Nepal on Drug Demand Reduction and Prevention of Illicit Trafficking in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances and precursor chemicals and related matters.

The MoU lists out the areas of cooperation… Read More

Modi to launch 15k Cr road projects in Rajasthan

Prime Minister

Prime Minister Narendra Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate and lay foundation stone for Rs 15,000-crore National Highway projects in Rajasthan on August 29.

“The prime minister is scheduled to visit Udaipur on August 29… The PM will inaugurate and do bhoomi poojan for NH projects worth Rs 15,000 crore in Rajasthan… He will dedicate… Read More

Swachh Sankalp se Swachh Siddhi Competition

Swachh Bharat

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given the clarion call to achieve a New India by 2022 under Sankalp se Siddhi, a mass resolve to make all dirt and filth quit India. In pursuit of this vision, the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation is organising countrywide Film, Essay and Painting Competition between 17th  August and 8th  September, 2017 … Read More

Maharashtra government aims to make farmers debt-free

Devendra Fadnavis

The Maharashtra government aims to make farmers of the state debt-free, Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis said.He said this after unfurling the tricolour at the state secretariat ‘Mantralaya’ here to mark the 71st Independence Day, which was celebrated with fervour across the state.

The chief minister also announced that the homeless would… Read More

Rajiv Kumar appointed Vice Chairman | NITI Aayog

Rajiv Kumar

Dr Rajiv Kumar presently senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research, a non-governmental think thank on public policy.According to CPR, Dr Kumar holds a DPhil in economics from Oxford and a PhD from Lucknow University.On August 1, Arvind Panagariya resigned from his post as vice chairman, and will hand over charge of his office on August 31.

The Indian American… Read More

India and BRICs countries to set up BRICS Agriculture Research Platform

India and BRICs

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed among India and various BRICs countries for establishment of the BRICS Agriculture Research Platform (BRICS-ARP).

Background:

During the 7th BRICS Summit held on 9thJuly 2015 at Ufa in Russia, Prime Minister… Read More

Home Minister calls meet on Kashmir situation

Rajnath Singh

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, interacted with Chief Secretaries of States and Union Territories. This interaction was part of the National Conference of Chief Secretaries on the theme of “States as Drivers for Transforming India.” This is the first time, that the Prime Minister has addressed such a gathering, at such an event.

Chief… Read More