The 5th Defence Ministers’ Dialogue (DMD) between India and Singapore was successfully held on 20 January 2021 through a video conference and continues the substantial increase in bilateral cooperation and defence partnership over the years. Defence and security engagements between India and Singapore have broadened significantly in scale and scope across all three Services of the Armed Forces as well as… Continue reading "5TH India – Singapore Defence Ministers’ Dialogue, 20 January 2021"
Cabinet approves signing of Memorandum of Understanding between India and Uzbekistan for cooperation in the field of Solar Energy
The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi was apprised of signing of Memorandum of Understanding(MoU) between India and Uzbekistan for cooperation in the field of Solar Energy. The main area of work under is to identify research/demonstration/pilot projects between the National Institute of Solar Energy (NISE), Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, India and the International Solar Energy… Continue reading "Cabinet approves signing of Memorandum of Understanding between India and Uzbekistan for cooperation in the field of Solar Energy"
Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani addresses the closing ceremony of 24th National Youth Festival in presence of Sh Kiren Rijiju
Union Minister of Textiles and Women and Child Development Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani addressed the closing ceremony of 24th National Youth Festival (NYF) in the presence of Union Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Kiren Rijiju in New Delhi today. The festival was celebrated in a hybrid mode from 20th December, 2020 in three phases namely, District… Continue reading "Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani addresses the closing ceremony of 24th National Youth Festival in presence of Sh Kiren Rijiju"
The section Jayanagar-Kurtha, 34.90 Km is a part of Jaynagar-Bijalpura-Bardibas rail (68.72 KM) project which has entirely been funded by Government of India. As first phase of this project, the rail line from Jayanagar in Madhubani district, Bihar has been connected to Kurtha in Nepal and will be extended up to Bijalpura by March 2021. Government of India has spent… Continue reading "Indo Nepal Rail connectivity gets a vital boost"
PCRA launches month-long mass awareness campaign ‘SAKSHAM’ to spread awareness about ‘Green and Clean Energy’
With a view to create awareness among the consumers of fossil fuels, Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA), Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gastoday launched a month long campaign,highlighting the adverse health and environmental impacts of increasing carbon footprints. The Secretary Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Chairman, PCRA Shri TarunKapoor launched the campaign here today. ‘SAKSHAM’s idea is to… Continue reading "PCRA launches month-long mass awareness campaign ‘SAKSHAM’ to spread awareness about ‘Green and Clean Energy’"
Shri Sunil Kumar, Secretary, Ministry of Panchayati Raj received the SKOCH Challenger Award conferred to Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR) under “Transparency in Governance” category for IT-led initiatives and transformational reforms leading to outcome-based performance improvement, better transparency and strengthening of the e-Governance in Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) across the country. The SKOCH Challenger Award for best performance in the area of… Continue reading "SKOCH Challenger Award to Ministry of Panchayati Raj for Transparency in Governance"
Meeting between Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh and Foreign Minister of Nepal Mr Pradeep Kumar Gyawali
The Foreign Minister of Nepal Mr Pradeep Kumar Gyawali called on Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh in New Delhi today. The Foreign Minister is in India for the 6th India-Nepal Joint Commission Meeting. During his interaction with the Raksha Mantri, the Foreign Minister conveyed his greetings from the leadership of Nepal, and expressed his desire to deepen the bilateral relations.… Continue reading "Meeting between Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh and Foreign Minister of Nepal Mr Pradeep Kumar Gyawali"
Roundtable meeting with Global Funds at the Startup India International Summit sees participation of around 70 funds from around the world
On the day 1 of “Prarambh”, Startup India International Summit on January 15, 2021, Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Ministry of Commerce and Industry hosted a Roundtable meeting with Global Funds at 10 PM IST, corresponding to 8:30 AM PST, 16th January, 12.30 AM SGT 16th January, and 1:30 AM JST. The roundtable received participation of around 70… Continue reading "Roundtable meeting with Global Funds at the Startup India International Summit sees participation of around 70 funds from around the world"
The Prime Minister said that the biggest USP of the startup world is its disruption and diversification capacity. He was addressing ‘Prarambh: Startup India International Summit’ today via video conferencing today. Disruption, as startups are giving rise to new approaches, new technology and new ways. They are changing the time-worn ways of thinking. Diversification because a large number are coming… Continue reading "Disruption and diversification are the two big USPs of our start-ups: PM Modi"
Vice President and his spouse visit Matruchhaya girls orphanage at Ponda, Goa & interact with the inmates
The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu and his spouse, Smt Usha Naidu today visited Matruchhaya girls’ orphanage at Ponda, about 40 kms from Panaji, Goa and interacted with the inmates and the staff. They were accompanied by their daughter, Smt. Deepa Venkat, who is the managing trustee of Swarna Bharat Trust and other family members. Shri Naidu… Continue reading "Vice President and his spouse visit Matruchhaya girls orphanage at Ponda, Goa & interact with the inmates"