Government agencies to import further 90,000 MT pulses for buffer stock

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting – 1 hour ago
The Government today ordered further import of 90,000 MT pulses, consisting of 40,000MT Masur, 20,000 MT Tur, 20,000 Desi Chana and 10,000 MT Urad for the buffer stock. The decision to this effect was taken in a meeting of Price Stabilization Fund chaired by Union Consumer Affairs Secretary, Shri Hem Pande here today. With this order total import of pulses for buffer stock stands now 1, 76,000 MT. Domestic procurement of pulses has also to reached to 1,20,000 MT as on August 23,2016. The government agencies have been also been directed to gear up for domestic procurement for coming c… more »

Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh meets Dr. Mahesh Sharma to discuses tourism related issues in Arunachal Pradesh

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting – 1 hour ago
The Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh Shri Pema Khandu met Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (I/C) for Culture and Tourism here today to discuss the issues for promotion of tourism and development of tourist infrastructure in Arunachal Pradesh. Shri Pema Khandu said that there are many important tourist destinations in Arunachal Pradesh including many religious and pilgrimage tourist places which are to be developed and promoted. He emphasized that Arunachal Pradesh has great tourist potential which needs to be harnessed properly. Dr. Mahesh Sharma assured the visiting Chief Mini… more »

President Shri Pranab Mukherjee writes to President of Italy conveying condoles on loss of lives in earthquake in Italy

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting – 1 hour ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has written to His Excellency Mr. Sergio Mattarella, the President of the Italian Republic, conveying his condolences on the loss of lives and destruction of properties in the earthquake in Central Italy. In his message, the President has said, “I was deeply saddened to hear of the earthquake that struck Central Italy. On behalf of the people of India I offer heartfelt condolences to those who have lost family members or seen their homes and property destroyed. We pray for the speedy recovery of the injured and for the success of the … more »

President Shri Pranab Mukherjee’s message on the eve of Independence Day of Moldova

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting – 1 hour ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Republic of Moldova on the eve of their Independence Day (August 27, 2016). In a message to His Excellency Mr. Nicolae Timofti, the President of the Republic of Moldova, the President has said, “On behalf of the Government, the people of India and on my own behalf, it is with great pleasure that I extend warm greetings and felicitations to Your Excellency and to the people of the Republic of Moldova as you celebrate the 25th anniversary of Moldova’s indepen… more »

Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi launches POCSO e-Button for children to file complaints of sexual abuse

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting – 2 hours ago
An online complaint box for reporting child sexual abuse, the POCSO e-Box was launched by the Minister for Women and Child Development, Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi in New Delhi today. Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO), e-Box, is an online complaint management system for easy and direct reporting of sexual offences against children and timely action against the offenders under the POCSO Act, 2012. Minister of State for Women and Child Development , Smt Krishna Raj, Secretary WCD, Ms Leena Nair, NCPCR Chairperson, Smt Stuti Kacker and other senior officials of the WCD … more »

DANICS officers seek DoPT intervention for cadre review

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting – 2 hours ago
A delegation of DANICS (Delhi Andaman & Nicobar Islands Civil Service) Officers’ Association led by its President, Shri Vishvamohan and General Secretary, Shri Balwan S. Jaglan, called on Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh here yesterday and sought the intervention the Department of Personnel and Training (DoPT) for timely promotion and cadre review of their services. The officers, most of them of senior level, posted on crucial adm… more »

PM’s speech on the occasion of ‘Transforming India’ Lecture

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting – 7 hours ago
*His Excellency Shri Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister of SingaporeMy Fellow Ministers,Chief Ministers,Invited speakers and friends,* There was a time when development was believed to depend on the *quantity of capital and labour*. Today we know that it depends as much on the *quality of institutions and ideas*. Early last year, a new institution was created, namely, the National Institution for Transforming India or NITI. NITI was created as an evidence based think tank to guide India’s transformation. One of NITI’s functions is: – to mainstream external ideas int… more »

Mr. Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore calls on PM

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting – 7 hours ago
Mr. Tharman Shanmugaratnam, Deputy Prime Minister of Singapore called on Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today. The Prime Minister conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the people of Singapore on the sad demise of former President S. R. Nathan. The Prime Minister said that Singapore has lost one of its great sons. Mr. Shanmugaratnam briefed the Prime Minister on the status of various bilateral cooperation initiatives, especially in the areas of Skill Development and Smart Cities. The Prime Minister recalled his successful visit to Singapore in November 2015, during which the b… more »
 
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