Business

Gadkari Calls upon Apparel Export Promotion Council to increase textile exports

Shri Gadkari Calls upon Apparel Export Promotion Council for taking measures to target increasing exports by two times; Minister stresses on ensuring quality at competitive cost to meet needs of global market; Will Review Every Scheme from the point of adopting Digital Management System for increasing transparency, avoiding project delays and resolving grievances: Shri Gadkari […]

Foreign Relations

India-Canada IC-IMPACTS Annual Research Conference to concentrate on STEM

India-Canada IC-IMPACTS Annual Research Conference discusses ways of taking cooperation to a new level; Prof. Ashutosh Sharma: “Methods should be explored to take the cooperation between the two countries to a different level. Best practices in the areas of women in science, technology deployment, diversity in science, and STEM at schools could be shared between them, besides exploring new research in Artificial Intelligence, Quantum Sciences, and Electric Mobility”; Dr. Renu Swarup emphasizes on the need to initiate new collaborations and networking with the Canadian government and institutions; IC-IMPACT has resulted in 1,129 publications, 63 bilateral research projects, 24 technology deployments, 352 partnerships, and 29 patents and technology disclosures
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General

Railway Museum at Hubballi launched

Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry, Shri Piyush Goyal and Minister of Parliamentary Affairs, Coal & Mines, Shri Pralhad Joshi today dedicate Railway Museum at Hubballi to the Nation; “Railways has played an important role in our lives and has been witness to personal journeys of life in different phases. The story of evolution of Railways from the steam era to the modern bullet trains era is remarkable. Railway Museum is a monument of Tribute to that extraordinary change; “Museum is most relevant as Hubballi is an important Railway junction historically as well. This will become another prominent tourist destination in the region; In the museum one coach should depict people with masks and one coach as shramik coach for the sake of posterity to remember these times.”- Shri Suresh C. Angadi, Minister of State of Railways; This Museum displays the gradual evolution of advanced systems in all spheres of growth of Railways. […]

Agriculture & Commodities

PM launches financing facility of Rs. 1 Lakh Crore under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund

PM launches financing facility of Rs. 1 Lakh Crore under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund; Rs. 17000 Crore transferred by PM to nearly 8.5 Crore farmers under PM-KISAN through direct benefit transfer to Aadhaar linked bank accounts; Rs. 1000 Crore sanctioned to over 2280 farmer societies under Agriculture Infrastructure Fund within 30 days of receiving Cabinet approval for the Central Sector Scheme; Farmers are now ready to be entrepreneurs, in line with the vision of doubling farmers’ income […]

Finance

G C Murmu Takes over as C&AG of India

Shri Girish Chandra Murmu assumed office as the Comptroller and Auditor General of India here today. He belongs to Indian Administrative Service of Gujrat cadre (1985 batch). Shri Murmu succeeds Shri Rajiv Mehrishi, who demitted office on Friday. Prior to this, Shri Murmu was the first Lieutenant Governor of Union Territory of Jammu & Kashmir. […]

General

Seafarers can now appear for their exit exam via online

Shri Mansukh Mandaviya launches the Online Exit Examination system for seafarers, Seafarers can now appear in exam from their homes in COVID-19 pandemic, It’s an endeavour towards the PM’s vision of seizing the enormous employment opportunities in the maritime sector :Shri Mandaviya, India is the only country with Online Exit Examination for Seafarers in the world […]

Business

Textile Minister launches Mobile app for Handloom Mark Scheme

Union Minister of Textiles and Women & Child Development, Smt Smriti Zubin Irani extends greetings on the occasion of the 6th National Handloom Day, Launching of Mobile App & Backend Website for Handloom Mark Scheme, the inauguration of My Handloom Portal, Virtual Indian Textile Sourcing Fair 2020 and showcasing of Craft Handloom Village, Kullu mark the occasion, Two-week social media campaign under hashtag #Vocal4Handmade launched to promote handloom products […]