Day: August 9, 2018

Continuous communication between public representatives and the public is crucial for development: Vice President

August 9, 2018

Continuous communication between public representatives and the public is crucial for development: Vice President Releases the Book ‘Bebak Baat’ authored by Shri Vijay Goyal The Vice President of India, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu has said that continuous communication between public representatives and the public is crucial for development of our nation. He was addressing the […]

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Indian Railways Begins Largest Recruitment Exercise OF The World

August 9, 2018

Indian Railways Begins Largest Recruitment Exercise OF The World Shri Ashwani Lohani, Chairman, Railway Board visited one of the test centres of Delhi/NCR Examination conducted today in 439 exam centers of 166 cities across the country 47.55 Lakhs candidates are appearing against about 60,000 posts of Assistant Loco Pilots & Technicians In next stage, 1.9 […]

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Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO) arrests Mr. Neeraj Singhal in connection with investigation into the affairs of Bhushan Group of Companies

August 9, 2018

 Mr. Neeraj Singhal, erstwhile Promoter and Managing Director of Bhushan Steel Limited was arrested by the Serious Fraud Investigation Office (SFIO). He was produced before the court of Competent Jurisdiction today and was sent to Judicial Custody till 14thAugust, 2018. This arrest was made as part of the investigation into the affairs of Bhushan Steel […]

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295 New Underpasses/Over Bridges projects to be completed by March 2019

August 9, 2018

  The Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today informed that to resolve the problem of traffic jams in the country the Government has undertaken the work of constructing new underpasses, over bridges and […]

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NH And Bypass Projects in Kerala

August 9, 2018

The Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today informed that during Financial Year 2017-18, 19 projects costing Rs 3440 Cr were sanctioned in the State Kerala. Presently two bypass projects to Alappuzha and Kollam […]

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Over 26 Lakh Fastags Issued so Far

August 9, 2018

The Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh L Mandaviya in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha today informed that the  Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, through National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has launched FASTag programme to allow cashless payment of user […]

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Schemes and Policy Initiatives for Development of Textiles and Handicrafts

August 9, 2018

Government has been implementing various policy initiatives and programmes for development of textiles and handicrafts, particularly for technology upgradation, infrastructure creation, skill development, including Amended Technology Upgradation Funds Scheme (ATUFS), PowerTex India Scheme. Scheme for Integrated Textile Parks, SAMARTH- scheme for capacity building in Textile Sector, Silk Samagra- integrated silk development scheme, North Eastern Region […]

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PM to attend event to mark World Biofuel Day 2018

August 9, 2018

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, will attend an event to mark World Biofuel Day, at Vigyan Bhawan in New Delhi on August 10, 2018. He will address a diverse gathering, consisting of farmers, scientists, entrepreneurs, students, government officials, and legislators. Biofuels can help reduce import dependency on crude oil. They can contribute to a […]

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Single Tribunal for Inter-State River Water sharing disputes

August 9, 2018

The Supreme Court vide its orders dated the 16th February, 2018 and the 18th May, 2018 has delivered final judgement in the Civil Appeals No. 2453 of 2007, 2454 of 2007, 2456 of 2007 filed by States of Tamil Nadu, Karnataka and Kerala against the award of Cauvery Water Disputes Tribunal (CWDT) on the allocation […]

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World Biofuel day to be observed on 10th August 2018

August 9, 2018

World Biofuel Day is observed every year on 10th August to create awareness about the importance of non-fossil fuels as an alternative to conventional fossil fuels and to highlight the various efforts made by the Government in the biofuel sector.  The World Biofuel Day is being observed by the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas […]

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