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  • Minister of State for Environment, Forest and Climate Change Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey Holds Meeting with CAF&PD and Environment Officials of Assam

    Union Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Environment, Forest and Climate Change Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey today held a meeting with the Environment and Forest Secretary, Principal Chief Conservator of Forests (PCCF) and Senior Officials of the Forest department in Guwahati, Assam. He also had a meeting with the Officials […]

    Centre releases Rs 2,427 crore to 11 states for urban local bodies

    Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance on Friday released an amount of 2,427 crore rupees to 11 states for the Urban Local Bodies. The amount released is the 1st installment of tied grants for the year 2021-22. These grants have been provided for the Non-Million Plus cities including Cantonment Boards. The 15th Finance Commission in […]

    EAM Jaishankar meets his Belarus counterpart Vladimir Makei during SCO Summit in Dushanbe

    External Affairs Minister Dr. S Jaishankar met his Belarus counterpart Vladimir Makei during the SCO Summit in Dushanbe. In a tweet, Dr. Jaishankar said India and Belarus’ economic cooperation has progressed visibly and he is looking forward to further growth of ties.

    Union Minister Jitendra Singh launches countrywide free Telemedicine Consultation cum drugs facility

    Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh on Friday launched countrywide free Telemedicine Consultation cum drugs facility on the occasion of birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Minister also announced that “JIGYASA”, a student-scientist connect programme of the Ministry of Science and Technology, will be extended to cover schools in over 700 districts of India within […]

    Prime Minister’s Dream of TB Free India by 2025

    Shri Mansukh Mandaviya, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare today interacted with State Health Ministers and Principal Secretaries/ Additional Chief Secretaries of all States/UTs in the presence of Dr. Bharati Pravin Pawar, Union Minister of State for Health and Family Welfare, to review the progress made in the fight against TB through focussed and […]

    In a major boost to agricultural products exports, First consignment of Ladakh Apricot exported to Dubai

    In a move which could boost agricultural and food products exports from Ladakh, first commercial shipment of Apricot sourced from region of Union Territory (UT) of Ladakh has been exported to Dubai. The consignment of Apricot was transhipped from Leh, Ladakh to Mumbai prior to being exported to Dubai. APEDA has been working to establish […]

    Innovative Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) Inaugurated at MCL of Coal India Ltd

    In a first, in Coal India Ltd. (CIL) under the Ministry of Coal, an  innovative  Remotely Piloted Aircraft System (RPAS) at Mahanadi Coalfields Ltd (MCL) was inaugurated yesterday. Designed by the MCL’s Innovation Cell and the Department of E&T, the portal named “Vihangam’ for remote monitoring was created by a Mumbai-based start-up of drone manufacturing, robotics […]

    Medicinal plants to be Cultivated on 75-thousand-hectares of land in the Country

    The National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB), Ministry of AYUSH has launched a national campaign to promote cultivation of medicinal plants in the country as part of the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. This will help in increasing the income of farmers and realize the dream of Green India. Under this campaign, cultivation of medicinal plants will be […]

    Government is committed to address climate change and other challenges, says Shri Tomar

    The Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Shri Narendra Singh Tomar said that the government is committed to addressing various challenges faced by the agriculture sector including climate change. Due to severe climate imbalance, some regions are facing droughts while others are struggling to control floods. The Minister said the government is serious about […]

    Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare celebrates World Coconut Day

    Union Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare celebrated World Coconut Day to commemorate the foundation day of the International Coconut Community (ICC), an intergovernmental organization of coconut producing countries under the aegis of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (UN-ESCAP). The Chief Guest at the function, Union Minister of Agriculture […]