Tag Archives: Puducherry

Puducherry farmers to get free power for irrigation purpose

The government today announced that farmers in Puducherry will get power supply free of cost from the current month for pump sets used for irrigation purpose.

The Department of Agriculture said in a notification that introduction of free power supply for farmers was in keeping with the assurance given by the Agriculture Minister during the budget session … Read More

Kiran Bedi former IPS appointed as Lieutenant Governor- Puducherry

Ms.Kiran Bedi former IPS (AGMUT 1972) has been appointed as Lieutenant Governor of Puducherry. On asked for her reaction ,she said“ I look forward to giving every bit of myself to the responsibility. I am there for the benefit of the country. I am here to give my best every day, each day. I am grateful for the government’s decision. They trusted me,” said … Read More

Environment Ministry holds third regional workshop with States

Ministry of Environment

In an effort to provide hands-on training to State government officials for formulating and submitting proposals for accessing climate change finance under the National Adaptation Fund on Climate Change (NAFCC), Green Climate Fund (GCF) and Adaptation Fund Board (AFB), the Environment Ministry held the third regional workshop with State governments… Read More

IT Initiatives by Election Commission of India

For the ongoing state assembly elections of Assam, Kerala, Puducherry, Tamil Nadu and West Bengal, the Election Commission of India (ECI) has augmented the use of IT applications to make the election process smooth, effective and transparent. New and upgraded technical tools are being used in election planning for monitoring the election process. The ambit… Read More

8 crore plus LED Bulbs distributed under Ujala Scheme

Indian households are rapidly adopting LED bulbs in a bid to make their homes energy efficient.Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) distributed over 8 crore LED bulbs in a year across 125 cities in the country under the Government of India’s UJALA (Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for all) scheme. The milestone was achieved today afternoon. This achievement… Read More

EESL reaches Milestone in distribution of 7 Crore LED Bulbs

Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) has distributed over seven crore LED bulbs to the citizens of the country under the Domestic Efficient Lighting Programme (DELP). The milestone was achieved on the Budget Day. The scheme, implemented by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), under the Ministry of Power, has been adopted by over 2.3 crore people… Read More

Budget session of Parliament to start from 23rd February

Budget session of Parliament will begin from February 23 and will continue till May 13,2016 subject to exigencies of Government Business with recess from March 17 till April 24, 2016 to enable the Department Related Standing Committees examine the Budget proposals of different ministries and departments. The details of Budget session schedule were informed… Read More

NFSA coverage in all the States by April 2016

The Government has achieved significant mile stones in the reforms of PDS by making it more transparent and leak proof during last 19 months. Number of States providing Rs 2/kg wheat and Rs3/kg rice has increased to 25 from 11 during last year and it is likely to be implemented in all the states by 1st April. This was stated by Shri Ram Vilas Paswan, Minister of Consumer… Read More

Health Ministry releases results from 1st phase of NFHS-4 survey

Health and Family Welfare

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare released the results from the first phase of the National Family Health Survey (NFHS-4), 2015-16. These are available on Ministry’s website, www.mohfw.gov.in. Findings for the 13 States of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Goa, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Meghalaya, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Tripura, Uttarakhand,… Read More

Home Minister to chair 26th Southern Zonal Council in Vijayawada

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh will chair the 26th meeting of the Southern Zonal Council to be held in Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh on 12-12-2015. The Southern Zonal Council comprises of the States of Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Kerala, Telangana and Puducherry. The Chief Ministers of all these states and senior officers from both Central… Read More

France reaffirms 2b euros for 3 cities under smart city plan

FICCI
France has promised investment of 2 billion euros for Chandigarh, Nagpur and Puducherry under the smart city mission. Apart from euro 2 billion plus investment, there is another investment of 200 million euros for the extension of the Bangalore metro. Fra­nçois Richier, ambassador of France in India said on Wednesday here that “the Indian prime minister… Read More