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Women of India Exhibition 2016 draws a tremendous response

The Women of India Exhibition 2016 being held at Dilli Haat, INA, New Delhi is receiving a tremendous response from the visitors. Organised by the Union Ministry of Women and Child Development, the unique exhibition is being held from 14th to 23rdOctober, 2016 to promote women entrepreneurs engaged in manufacture and promotion of organic products ranging from food, fabrics, wellness, personal care among others. The Exhibition of organic products in

Indo-Italy Scientific and Technological Cooperation Re-Launched

The Indo-Italian Joint Committee established under the Scientific and Technological Cooperation Agreement re-launch cooperation in the sectors of science, technology and innovation. The original agreement was signed between Italy and India in 2003. The Indian delegation led by Secretary to the Government of India, Department of Science and Technology, Prof. Ashutosh Sharma, while the Italian delegation was led by Vincenzo De Luca, Director General for Cultural and Economic Promotion and

NITI Aayog and Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare holds consultations on agriculture reforms.

NITI Aayog and Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare today jointly conducted a one day national consultation with States and UTs on Reforms in Agriculture. The three important areas of reform namely (i) agricultural marketing reforms (ii) laws related to felling, transportation and processing of farm forestry produce and (iii) land leasing for agricultural purposes were discussed in the meeting. The meeting was attended by Principal Secretaries in-charge of Agriculture

Ude Desh Ka Aam Naagrik : Civil Aviation Ministry’s Regional Connectivity Scheme “UDAN” Launched

The Ministry of Civil Aviation took a major step today towards making flying a reality for the small town common man. The Civil Aviation Minister Shri P Ashok Gajapathi Raju launched the Ministry’s much awaited Regional Connectivity Scheme “ UDAN” in New Delhi today. UDAN is an innovative scheme to develop the regional aviation market. It is a market-based mechanism in which airlines bid for seat subsidies. This first-of-its-kind scheme

PM launches National SC/ST hub & ZED scheme, presents Awards to MSMEs in Ludhiana; dedicates 3 power projects to the nation

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today launched the National SC/ST hub, and the Zero Defect, Zero Effect (ZED) scheme for MSMEs at Ludhiana in Punjab. He also presented National Awards to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs). He distributed 500 traditional wooden charkhas (spinning wheels) among women. Speaking on the occasion, he said Ludhiana is an important economic centre, and therefore, it is natural to launch a scheme related

PM’s statement to the media, during the joint media briefing with State Counsellor of Myanmar

  Your Excellency, State Counsellor, Distinguished members of the delegations, Members of the media, It is indeed a great pleasure for me to welcome Her Excellency Daw Aung San Suu Kyi on her first State Visit to India. Excellency, you are no stranger to the people of India. The sights, the sounds and vibrancy of Delhi are familiar to you.Welcome back, Excellency, to your second home!Excellency, you are an iconic

PM recalls the valour of police personnel on Police Commemoration Day

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, on Police Commemoration Day, has proudly recalled the valour of our courageous police personnel who have sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. “On Police Commemoration Day, proudly recalling the valour of all courageous police personnel who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty”, the Prime Minister said. On Police Commemoration Day, proudly recalling the valour of all courageous police personnel who