Sunday , October 24 2021

INDIA

Depression (remnant of very severe cyclonic storm ‘Yaas’) weakened into a well marked low pressure area over Bihar and adjoining east Uttar Pradesh.

Yesterday’s depression over central parts of Jharkhand moved northwestwards and weakened into a Well Marked Low pressure area in the early morning (0530 hours IST) of today, the 28thMay, 2021over Bihar and adjoining East Uttar Pradesh.It lay as a well marked low pressure area over eastern parts of Uttar Pradesh and adjoining Bihar at 0830 hours IST of today,the 28’hMay,2021. The system is very likelyto move north-westwards and weaken further into a low pressure area during next 12 hours.   Warnings: i) Rainfall: Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim: Light to moderate rainfall at few places with heavy rainfall at ... Read More »

Wheat procurement on MSP crosses 400 LMTs figure

Procurement of Wheat in ongoing RMS 2021-22 is continuing smoothly in the procuring States of Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Delhi, Himachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir at MSP, as was done in previous seasons and till now (upto 27.05.2021) a quantity of over 400.45 LMT of Wheat has ... Read More »

PM reviews damage due to cyclone Yaas

On Friday, 28th May 2021, Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Odisha & West Bengal to review the situation arising out of Cyclone Yaas. He undertook an aerial survey of the cyclone affected areas in Bhadrak and Baleswar districts of Odisha, and Purba Medinipur in West Bengal. In Bhubaneswar, the Prime ... Read More »

Defence Secretary launches DG NCC Mobile Training App 2.0

Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar launched Directorate General National Cadet Corps (NCC) Mobile Training App Version 2.0 in New Delhi on May 28, 2021. The app will assist in conducting countrywide online training to NCC cadets during the COVID-19 pandemic conditions. It is aimed at providing NCC-related basic information and entire ... Read More »

DRDO develops Critical Near Isothermal Forging Technology for aeroengines

Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) has established the near isothermal forging technology to produce all the five stages of high-pressure compressors (HPC) discs out of difficult-to-deform titanium alloy using its unique 2000 MT isothermal forge press. The technology has been developed by Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory (DMRL), a premier ... Read More »

Recommendations of 43rd GST Council meeting

The 43rd GST Council met under the Chairmanship of Union Finance & Corporate Affairs Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman through video conferencing here today. The meeting was also attended by Union Minister of State for Finance & Corporate Affairs Anurag Thakur besides Finance Ministers of States & UTs and senior officers of ... Read More »

Power ministry transfers Srinagar leh transmission system to Powergrid

Ministry of Power, Government of India has transferred the prestigious 220 kV Srinagar-Drass-Kargil-Khaltsi-Leh Transmission System to Power Grid Corporation of India Limited (POWERGRID), a Maharatna CPSU of Government of India. The transmission system was dedicated to the nation by Hon’ble Prime Minister in February 2019, and it connects the Ladakh ... Read More »

Update on COVID Relief Aid

Government of India has been receiving international cooperation of COVID-19 relief medical supplies and equipment since 27th April 2021 from different countries/organisations. These are being promptly dispatched/delivered to the States and UTs. Cumulatively, 18,016 Oxygen Concentrators; 19,085 Oxygen Cylinders; 19 Oxygen Generation Plants; 15,206 ventilators/ BiPAP; ~7.7 L Remdesivir vials, ... Read More »

Government to Provide Monetary Assistance through DBT under MDM Scheme

The Union Minister for Education Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has approved the proposal to provide monetary assistance to 11.8 Crore students (118 Million Students) through Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) of the cooking cost component of the Mid-Day-Meal Scheme, to all eligible children, as a special welfare measure. This will give a ... Read More »

More than 22.46 crore vaccine doses provided to States/UTs

As part of the nationwide vaccination drive, Government of India has been supporting the States and UTs by providing them COVID Vaccines free of cost. In addition, the Govt. of India has also been facilitating direct procurement of vaccines by the States/UTs. Vaccination is an integral pillar of the comprehensive ... Read More »

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