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Global Competition in Steel Industry

Indian steel companies including the public sector steel companies have consistently enhanced their capacities, production and sales including exports over the years. Capacity for domestic crude steel production has been expanded from 109.85 Million Tonnes Per Annum (MTPA) in 2014-15 to 142.29 MTPA in 2019-20 while crude steel production has ... Read More »

Three bills aimed at transformation of agriculture and raising farmers’ incomeintroduced in Lok Sabha today; to replace ordinances promulgated on 5th June 2020

Three bills aimed at transformation of agriculture in the country and raising farmers’ incomewere introduced in Lok Sabha today to replace ordinances promulgated on 5th June 2020– The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill, 2020 The Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement of Price Assurance and Farm Services ... Read More »

Target of Skill India Mission

The National Skill Development Mission (NSDM) was launched by the Hon’ble Prime Minister on July 15, 2015, to provide a strong institutional framework to implement and scale up skill development efforts across the country and to impart training to one crore youth every year. Under Skill India Mission, Ministry of ... Read More »

Suo-Moto statement by Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister for Health & Family Welfare on 14thseptember 2020 in Lok Sabha/Rajya Sabha regarding COVID pandemic and the steps taken by the Government of India

The full text of the suo-moto statement by Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister for Health & Family Welfare today in Lok Sabha/Rajya Sabha regarding COVID pandemic and the steps taken by the Government of India is as follows:     I have briefed this august house on two earlier occasions once ... Read More »

On a steep rising curve, India’s Recovery Rate touches 78%

India’s journey of a fast growing Recovery Rate has crossed a milestone today. On a continuous upward trajectory, the Recovery Rate has touched 78.00% reflecting the increasing number of high recoveries per day. 77,512 patients have been discharged in the last 24 hours. The total recovered cases are 37,80,107. The gap between Recovered cases ... Read More »

Fire at Baghjan Oilfield in Tinsukia, Assam

There has been impact on the nearby areas because of the heat and noise generated from the blowout well of Baghjan field.  Approximately 3000 affected families were evacuated to rehabilitation camps set up  by the district Administration.  M/s TERI has been engaged for Ambient Air Quality (AAQ) monitoring and Bioremediation, CSIR ... Read More »

The Best Uses of Your Smartphone

Mobile phones might have started as simple communication devices but over the years they’ve grown to be much more than that. In the new tech era, smartphones aren’t merely just a privilege, for many they’re a necessity. These wonders of technology aid us in completing our everyday tasks in more ... Read More »

Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Comprehensively Reviews COVID-19

Principal Secretary to Prime Minister Dr. P.K. Mishra today chaired a high level review meeting to comprehensively review the COVID-19 preparedness and response.  The meeting focused on evidence based learning on management of cases across the Districts and States.  The meeting also discussed the stage of vaccine development and vaccine ... Read More »

Health Ministry in a virtual Conclave with Private Hospitals emphasises compliance of National Clinical Treatment Protocols and Best Practices

The Union Health Ministry in collaboration with FICCI and AIIMS, New Delhi, organized a virtual conclave for private hospitals providing COVID-19 treatment in the country. This provided a platform for discussion of clinical protocols and best practices in COVID-19 management towards reducing avoidable deaths. While COVID-19 has posed unprecedented challenges ... Read More »

PM addresses the ‘Grih Pravesham’ event

Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the ‘Grih Pravesham’ event in Madhya Pradesh through video conferencing, where 1.75 Lakh Families were delivered pucca houses under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Grameen (PMAY-G) Narendra Modi also interacted with the beneficiaries under PMAY-G in Madhya Pradesh. The Prime Minister said that the 1.75 ... Read More »