Month: August 2018

We must integrate Art and Culture into our education system: Vice President

August 31, 2018

The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that we must integrate Art and Culture into our education system. He was addressing the gathering after giving away Lifetime Achievement Awards to Painter and Sculptor, Shri Satish Gujral, renowned Violinist, Shri T.N. Krishnan and Theatre personality, Shri Ratan Thiyam, organized by the Legends […]

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PM inaugurates Pashupatinath Dharmashala in Kathmandu

August 31, 2018

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today jointly inaugurated the Pashupatinath Dharmashala in  Kathmandu, with the Prime Minister of Nepal, Shri K.P. Oli. Speaking on the occasion, the Prime Minister said that he feels the love and affection of the people of Kathmandu, each time he comes here. He said this sense of belongingness is […]

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8.2 percent Growth of GDP in real terms in Q1 of 2018-19 in line with momentum built in the economy & broad -based

August 31, 2018

The Central Statistics Office today released the estimates of GDP for the first quarter (Q1) of 2018-19.  In line with momentum built in the economy, the growth of GDP in real terms in Q1 of 2018-19 is 8.2 per cent, reinforcing the high growth of 7.7 per cent recorded in last quarter of 2017-18. This […]

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Estimates of Gross Domestic Product for the First quarter (April-June) of 2018-19

August 31, 2018

The  Central Statistics Office (CSO), Ministry of  Statistics and Programme Implementation has released the estimates of Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the first quarter (April-June) Q1, of 2018-19, both at constant (2011-12) and current prices, along with the corresponding quarterly estimates of expenditure components of the GDP. 2.         The details of estimates of GDP for […]

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7th Meeting of National Medicinal Plants Board Held at New Delhi

August 31, 2018

The Seventh meeting of National Medicinal Plants Board (NMPB) of Ministry of AYUSH was held under the chairpersonship of Minister of State for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik at New Delhi on 30th August 2018. During the meeting the Minister said that Government will support as far as possible for development of medicinal plants sector. […]

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A number of relief measures undertaken by Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas to assist Kerala in wake of recent heavy floods

August 31, 2018

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has taken following steps to assist State of Kerala in wake of recent heavy floods: Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) made a CSR contribution of Rs. 25 Crore for Kerala relief operations. OMCs have been instructed to organize special camps for LPG customers for supply of documents on […]

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“Government committed to implement people-centric initiatives”: Dr. Harsh Vardhan

August 31, 2018

Emphasising the Government’s commitment to implement people-centric initiatives, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, has said that the Ministry has prepared an Eco-tourism policy that will provide livelihood opportunities for the local communities, as well as educate visitors and enhance their understanding of nature.   In a statement on the policy […]

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Shri Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurates the Mancheswar Campus of National Skill Training Institute (NSTI) Bhubaneswar

August 31, 2018

First-ever National Skill Training Institute(NSTI)’s Mancheswar Campus, Bhubaneswar was inaugurated by Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Minister of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, on Thursday (30.8.18), in the presence of Shri Giriraj Singh, Union Minister of State (Independent Charge), Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and Shri Jual Oram, Union […]

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Fourth BIMSTEC Summit Declaration, Kathmandu, Nepal (August 30-31, 2018)

August 31, 2018

We, the Prime Minister of the People’s Republic of Bangladesh, the Chief Advisor of the Kingdom of Bhutan, the Prime Minister of the Republic of India, the President of the Republic of the Union of Myanmar, the Prime Minister of Nepal, the President of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, and the Prime Minister […]

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PM to launch India Post Payments Bank on Saturday, 1st September

August 31, 2018

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will launch the India Post Payments Bank (IPPB) at Talkatora Stadium in New Delhi on September 1st, 2018. IPPB has been envisioned as an accessible, affordable and trusted bank for the common man, to help speedily achieve the financial inclusion objectives of the Union Government. It will leverage the […]

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