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utilisation of pulses from the buffer stock

Cabinet approves utilisation of pulses from the buffer stock through Central Government Schemes having nutrition component The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved to utilize part of stock of pulses in the buffer maintained by the Department of Consumer Affairs, for meeting the protein component under various schemes of Central Government ... Read More »

Cabinet approves continuation and Restructuring of National Rural Drinking Water Programme The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has accorded its approval for continuation and restructuring of National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) to make it outcome-based, competitive and better monitored with increased focus on sustainability (functionality) of schemes to ensure good quality service delivery to ... Read More »

Government deplores UN Rapporteur’s comments on Mahatma Gandhi;

Government deplores UN Rapporteur’s comments on Mahatma Gandhi; Rejects human rights allegations about water and sanitation programmes   Government of India has deplored the serious insensitivity towards the Father of our Nation shown by Mr Leo Heller, the United Nations Special Rapporteur (UNSR) on human rights to safe drinking water and sanitation. In a press release in New Delhi today, ... Read More »

Environment Ministry Holds Meeting to Discuss Mitigation of Air Pollution

Environment Ministry Holds Meeting to Discuss Mitigation of Air Pollution A meeting to deliberate the issue of mitigation of air pollution was held here today under the Chairmanship of Secretary, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF&CC).  Several decisions were discussed at the meeting.  After detailed deliberations, it was decided that all concerned organisations of State Governments and the ... Read More »

Recommendations made by the GST Council in the 23rd meeting at Guwahati on 10th November, 2017

Recommendations made by the GST Council in the 23rd meeting at Guwahati on 10th November, 2017 The GST Council, in its 23rd meeting held at Guwahati on 10th November 2017, has recommended the followingfacilitative measuresfortaxpayers: Return Filing a) The return filing process is to be further simplified in the following manner: All taxpayers would file return in FORM GSTR-3B along ... Read More »

Cabinet approves Creation of National Testing Agency (NTA) to conduct entrance examinations for higher educational institutions

Cabinet approves Creation of National Testing Agency (NTA) to conduct entrance examinations for higher educational institutions The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved creation of National Testing Agency (NTA) as a Society registered under the Indian Societies Registration Act, 1860, and as an autonomous and self-sustained premier testing organization to conduct entrance examinations for higher ... Read More »

Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production and use-based Index for the Month of September, 2017

Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production and use-based Index for the Month of September, 2017 (Base 2011-12=100) The Quick Estimates of Index of Industrial Production (IIP) with base 2011-12 for the month of September 2017 have been released by the Central Statistics Office of the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation. IIP is compiled using data received from 14 ... Read More »

Odisha State Safety Conclave – 2017 -culture of safety starts with leadership- Governor.

Odisha State Safety Conclave – 2017 -culture of safety starts with leadership- Governor. Bhubaneswar, Dt. 10.11.2017- (By Jitendra Sahoo) Developing a culture of safety is a journey. Once that framework becomes embedded in individual life or in an organization, you will find that the culture starts to change and results improve. Until an organization reaches the point where everyone owns ... Read More »

NHRC issues show cause notice to the Government of NCT of Delhi in a case of death due to electrocution in Dilshad Garden

NHRC issues show cause notice to the Government of NCT of Delhi in a case of death due to electrocution in Dilshad Garden        Bhubaneswar / New Delhi, 10th November, 2017-(By Jitendra Sahoo) –The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC has issued a notice to the Chief Secretary, Government of NCT of Delhi to show cause why a sum of Rs. ... Read More »

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