Author Archives: Neel Achary

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi reviews the working of Rashtriya Mahila Kosh

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi

Minister of Women & Child Development, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi reviewed the working of the Rashtriya Mahila Kosh at its 56th Governing Board Meeting held in New Delhi on Wednesday. Addressing the members, the Minister appreciated the efforts made by the officials of Rashtriya Mahila Kosh in launching the Mahila E-Haat recently. Mahila E-Haat, anContinue Reading…

Utilize waqf properties for empowerment of Muslims: Naqvi

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Union Minister of State for Minority Affairs and Parliamentary Affairs expressed confidence that Central Waqf Council will work towards connecting waqf properties with development of Muslim community. He said even after new Waqf Act, several states have not been able to utilize waqf properties for socio-economic-educational empowerment of Muslim community. Several waqfContinue Reading…

Government launches ‘Inclusiveness and Accessibility Index’

Inclusiveness and Accessibility Index’

Government launches ‘Inclusiveness and Accessibility Index’ to mark the next chapter of its flagship Campaign, the ‘Sugamya Bharat Abhiyan’. The Index, prepared in collaboration with The Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FICCI) was launched by M Venkaiah Naidu, Minister of Urban Development, Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation and Parliamentary Affairs at aContinue Reading…

Finance Minister Jaitley meets Treasurer of Australia Scott Morrison

Scott Morrison

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said that the Australian future and super funds be exposed to India. Jaitley raised this point during his bilateral meeting with the Treasurer of Australia Scott Morrison in Sydney on Wednesday. Jaitley called for increase in investment by Australia businesses in India as they can get better returns on their investment.Continue Reading…

Modi, Belgian PM remotely activate ARIES Telescope at Deosthal, Uttarakhand

ARIES-

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, and Prime Minister of Belgium, Charles Michel, on Wednesday jointly carried out the remote technical activation of a 3.6 metre optical telescope located at Deosthal in Uttarakhand. The telescope at the Aryabhatta Research Institute of Observational Sciences (ARIES), has been installed in the Uttarakhand Himalayas, as a result of close collaboration betweenContinue Reading…

PM Modi addresses Indian Community in Brussels

PM Modi

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, addressed the Indian Community in Brussels. He described the Indian Community as the “Lokdoot” of India. Modi recalled the horrendous terror attack in Brussels last week, and offered condolences to the families of the victims. He described terrorism as a challenge to humanity. He said the need of the hour isContinue Reading…

Dr. Mahesh Sharma releases online 2nd set of 50 declassified files of Bose

Dr. Mahesh Sharma

Second Set of 50 declassified files relating to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose was released Online on Web Portal www.netajipapers.gov.in by Dr. Mahesh Sharma, Minister of State (I/C) for Culture and Tourism in New Delhi on Tuesday. The present batch of 50 files consists of 10 files from the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO), 10 files fromContinue Reading…

Maneka Gandhi lays foundation stone for ‘Home for 1000 Widows’

Maneka Sanjay Gandhi

Women & Child Development Minister, Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi launched the project of construction of a special Home for one thousand widows at Vrindavan, Mathura. The foundation stone for the Home was laid by Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi in the presence of Women Welfare Minister of Uttar Pradesh, Smt Syeda Shadab Fatima. Being set upContinue Reading…

Dr. Najma Heptulla launches Innovative Entrepreneurship & Skill Development Programme of MANAS

Ministry of Minority Affairs

Dr. Najma Heptulla, the Union Minister for Minority Affairs launched innovative entrepreneurship and skill development programme of Maulana Azad National Academy for Skills (MANAS)– through leading national/ international experts in different skill sets in New Delhi on Tuesday. She also inaugurated online two training centres of Beauty & Wellness Sector, one in Okhla and anotherContinue Reading…

Nadda launches GIS-enabled HMIS application, self-printing of e-CGHS Card

J.P. Nadda

J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare launched two major Digital initiatives to provide easy access to health services to the public: GIS-enabled HMIS application and the self-printing of e-CGHS cards, in New Delhi on Tuesday. Launching these initiatives of the Health Ministry, the Union Minister stated that the Health Ministry remainsContinue Reading…