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Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana  39 Medical Colleges/institutions including two Medical Colleges in Kerala were identified for upgradation under phase-III of the Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana(PMSSY). The details of the 39 medical colleges are given below: Govt. Medical Colleges identified for upgradation under PMSSY Phase-III S. No. Name of the State Name of the GMC/ Institute Executing Agency 1 ... Read More »

Key Achievements: 2017

Key Achievements: 2017  Investment in Electronic Manufacturing grew by 27% in 2017 Registered over 300% growth in digital transaction in last one year Aadhaar, the unique identity, covers over 99 percent adult residents of India Over 197 cr. documents placed in DigiLocker Digital India, the flagship project of the Government of India, has made rapid progress in the year 2017. ... Read More »

Status of Track Renewal In Railways

Status of Track Renewal In Railways             Track renewal targets are fixed every year zone-wise. The details of track renewal target and actual renewal since 2014 onwards year-wise and zone-wise are as under: Zonal Railway 2014-15 2015-16 2016-17 2017-18 Target Actual renewal Target Actual renewal Target Actual renewal Target Actual renewal (up to November 2017) Central 200 205 220 185 ... Read More »

New Anganwadi buildings being constructed under convergence with MGNREGS

New Anganwadi buildings being constructed under convergence with MGNREGS There are 14 lakh sanctioned Anganwadi Centres against which 13.56 lakhs are operational under ICDS Scheme in the country as on 30.9.2017. The number of Anganwadi/ mini-Anganwadi Centres (AWCs/ Mini-AWCs) running from rented buildings is as under: – Sanctioned AWCs/ mini-AWCs 14,00,000 Operational AWCs/ mini- AWCs 13,56,569 AWCs in Rented Buildings ... Read More »

Year End Review -2017: Ministry of Tourism 

Year End Review -2017: Ministry of Tourism  Ministry of Tourism is the nodal agency to formulate national policies and programmes for the development and promotion of tourism. In the process, the Ministry consults and collaborates with other stakeholders in the sector including various Central Ministries/ agencies, the State Governments/ Union Territory Administrations and the representatives of the private sector. Tourism ... Read More »

UDAY participating States achievean improvement of 1.00% in AT&C losses and Rs.0.17/unit in ACS-ARR gap in FY 2017

UDAY participating States achievean improvement of 1.00% in AT&C losses and Rs.0.17/unit in ACS-ARR gap in FY 2017 Minister of State (IC) for Power and New & Renewable Energy, Shri Raj Kumar Singh, in a written reply to a question on whether the Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) has been successful in reducing financial losses of State DISCOMS, in Lok ... Read More »

Minister of Railways directs to re-categorize railway stations taking into account earnings, passenger footfall, strategic importance.

Minister of Railways directs to re-categorize railway stations taking into account earnings, passenger footfall, strategic importance. In a major policy decision, Ministry of Railways has comprehensively revised categories of various Railway Stations with a view to make it more practical and rational. This comes after the Minister of Railways & Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal directed to re-categorize railway stations taking ... Read More »

Class-1 officers selected by UPSC

Class-1 officers selected by UPSC    The data of total number of Class–1 officers at all India Level under Government, recommended by Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) including SC, ST, OBC categories during last three years is as below: Number of Group A Officers recommended by the Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) during the last three years through Examinations Year ... Read More »

Scholarships to girls

Scholarships to girls With a view to promote enrolment of girls in higher educational and technical institutions, Government has taken several initiatives through the University Grant Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). These initiatives include (i) construction of women’s hostels, (ii) Post Graduate Indira Gandhi scholarship for Single Girl Child, (iii) Swami Vivekananda Single Girl Child ... Read More »

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