“PMKVY 3.0 will take skilling to the remotest of villages and towns in India; States and Districts will have an increased responsibility”: Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey

In a bid to empower India’s youth with employable skills, the Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) today launched Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) 3.0, in nearly 600 districts making 300+ skill courses available to the youth, making skill development more demand-driven and decentralised in its approach. Dr. …

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Income Tax Department conducts searches in Kolkata

The Income Tax Department carried out search and survey operations on 13.01.2021 on persons / entities engaged in the business of hotels, real estate, automobile, financing and wholesale trading of fruits etc. at Kolkata. The cases were developed on the basis of available data in the departmental database, analysis of …

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Road Safety Month from Monday, 18th January

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate the Road Safety Month in New Delhi on Monday. The commemoration of this Month marks the Ministry’s commitment for making roads safer for all the road users. The event is organised throughout the country to create awareness among general public and …

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India and Japan Sign MoU to Enhance Cooperation in the Field of ICT

India and Japan signed MoU to enhance cooperation in the field of Information and Communications Technologies today. MoU was signed by Union Minister for Communications, Electronics and IT Ravi Shankar Prasad and the Japanese Minister for Internal Affairs and Communications Takeda Ryota and it was exchanged through a video conference …

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Indian Army Demonstrates Drone Swarms During Army Day Parade

The Indian Army carried out a live demonstration of Drone Swarming capability using 75 indigenously designed and developed drones which executed an array of Artificial Intelligence (AI) enabled simulated offensive missions and close support tasks during the Army Day Parade held at Delhi Cantt on 15 January 2021. This demonstration …

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73rd Army Day celebrated

Indian Army celebrated its 73rd Army Day today. Every year Indian Army celebrates 15th January as ‘Army Day’ to commemorate the day when General (later Field Marshal) K M Carriappa took over the command of Army from General Sir FRR Bucher, the last British Commander-in-Chief in 1949 and became the first …

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Raksha Mantri unveils India’s First Indigenously Designed & Developed Driverless Metro Car; Calls it a manifestation of the true spirit of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat’

Raksha Mantri   Rajnath Singh,  unveiled state-of-the-art ‘Driverless Metro Car’ for Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development Authority (MMRDA) at a function held at BEML’s Bangalore Complex on 15 January 2021. Indigenously designed & developed state-of-the-art Driverless Metro trains are being manufactured at BEML Bangaluru Complex. Speaking on the occasion Rajnath Singh, …

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CARA Celebrates its 6th Annual Day

RamMohan Mishra,Secretary Ministry of Women and Child Development and Chairperson Steering Committee of Central Adoption Resource Authority (CARA) virtually addressed the Officers and Staff of CARA on its 6th Annual Day here today. CARA was granted the status of a Statutory body of Government of India w.e.f. January 15, 2016 vide Section 68 of …

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INDIA’S FOREIGN TRADE DATA: DECEMBER 2020

India’s overall exports (Merchandise and Services combined) in April-December2020-21* are estimated to be USD 348.49Billion, exhibiting a negative growth of (-)12.65per cent over the same period last year. Overall imports in April-December 2020-21* are estimated to be USD 343.27Billion, exhibiting a negative growth of (-) 25.86per cent over the same …

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Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan exhorts industry to become export-centric;Participates in a webinar on “New opportunities for steel in construction and infrastructure”

Minister of Steel and Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan today addressed a webinar on “New opportunities for steel in construction and infrastructure”, organized by Indian Steel Association. Pradhan speaking on the occasion exhorted the steel industry leaders to focus on making the industry export-centric and fulfill global requirements too. …

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Advisory on rooftop solar scheme

To generate solar power by installing solar panels on the roof of the houses, Ministry of New and Renewable Energy, Government of India is implementing Grid-connected Rooftop Solar Scheme (Phase-II). Under this scheme Ministry is providing 40% subsidy for the first 3 kW and 20% subsidy beyond 3 kW and …

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