Market Linked Focus Products Scheme

The Market Linked Focus Products Scheme (MLFPS) was being implemented under the provisions of the Foreign Trade Policy 2009-14, as extended till 31.03.2015. The Scheme is no longer in operation for exports from 01.04.2015, as the new FTP 2015-20 is launched on 01.04.2015 with new scheme in the name of …

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Effects of Covid-19 Pandemic on Textile Sector

The global pandemic of Covid-19 has affected the existing modus operandi of various textile sectors by posting restriction of social gathering, migration of laborers as well as affecting all the stakeholders right from farmers to traders/exporters in the value chain of textile sector and at the same time it has …

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Jute Industry : Subsidy released to weaving and knitting segment under TUFS

The existing Order under Jute Packaging Materials (JPM) Act, 1987 dated 20th December, 2019 stipulates that 100% of Foodgrains and 20% sugar are required to be packed compulsorily in jute bags. This Order is valid upto 30thSeptember, 2020. As per stipulation of the Order, different state foodgrains procuring agencies including Food Corporation …

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National Technical Textiles Mission

The Government has approved the proposal for creation of National Technical Textiles Mission for a period of 4 years (2020-21 to 2023-24) with an outlay of Rs.1480 crores. The distribution of funds is (i) For Research Innovation & Development – Rs. 1000 crores, (ii) For Promotion and Market Development- Rs.50 …

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Availability of Material for Masks/PPE Kits

From zero manufacturers in March 2020, 1100 indigenous manufacturers of PPE kits have been developed by the Government till date, most of them being from MSME sector. The capacity and production of PPE Coveralls for COVID-19 touched a peak of 5 lakh per day in mid May 2020.    As on …

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3 kids drown in pond in Rajsamand village

Udaipur : Three kids drowned when they slipped into deep waters while they had gone to quench their thirst in a pond in Bhadla village under Amet police station limits of Rajsamand district. Two kids were brother and sister while the third one was their paternal cousin. A pall of gloom …

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Government is committed to ensure equal access to online education for all sections of society- Education Minister

Government is committed to ensure equal access to online education for all sections of society. Online resources are provided through the various initiativesof the Government – SWAYAM, SwayamPrabha, DIKSHA, e-Pathshala, e-PGPathshala, Virtual Labs, National Digital Library (NDL) and National Repository of Open Educational Resources (NROER).A comprehensive initiative called PM eVIDYA …

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Health Ministry organizes Seminar on World Patient Safety Day

On the occasion of second World ‘Patient safety Day’, a webinar was organized by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare & National Health System Resource Centre, to give impetus to the endeavours directed towards improving the safety of patients as well as health care worker, since both are closely …

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Prime Minister to dedicate the historic Kosi Rail Mega Bridge to the Nation, also to inaugurate New Rail Lines and Electrification Projects in Bihar for the benefit of passengers

The Prime Minister Shri NarendraModi shall dedicate to the nation the historic Kosi Rail Mega bridge to the Nation through video-conference at 12 Noon on the 18th of September 2020. Shri Phagu Chauhan, Governor of Bihar, Shri Nitish Kumar, Chief Minister, Bihar, Central Ministers, Shri PiyushGoyal, Minister of Railways  and …

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Telephonic conversation between PM and President of the Russian Federation

Prime Minister received a telephone call today from His Excellency Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation. The Russian President conveyed his greetings on the occasion of Prime Minister’s birthday.  Prime Minister Modi expressed his warm appreciation for the gesture. Both leaders reiterated their strong commitment to further strengthen the …

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Largest Deobandi Madrasa closed by Bangladesh Government

The Education Ministry in its order said that the Hathazari Madrasa at Chittagong will be closed due to the breach of conditions. On August 28, the Ministry had allowed Madrasas to resume their academic activities on the condition that the health guidelines issued by the government are followed.  The Madrasa …

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