Saturday, 28 May 2016

Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases

PM’s Address at the Plenary Session of the North-Eastern Council  

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 13 hours ago
I am very happy to be here for the North Eastern Council Plenary meeting. I also take this opportunity of welcoming you all to this meeting. I hope that the deliberations that have already taken place since yesterday and further deliberations that we have today, will help in faster development of this region. I am also happy to note that the North Eastern Council has provided support in the development of the North East region. It has been instrumental in establishment of a number of institutions and taking up infrastructure projects in the region. The North Eastern Council was s... more »

Visit of Air Marshal Pankaj Aneja, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Maintenance Command to Air Force Station Tughlakabad

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 14 hours ago
Air Marshal Pankaj Aneja VSM, Air Officer Commanding-in-Chief (AOC-in-C), Maintenance Command, Indian Air Force arrived at Air Force Station Tughlakabad, a premier Base Repair Depot (BRD) under Maintenance Command, on 26 May 2016 on a two days visit. This was his first visit to BRD, after assuming Command as AOC-in-C, Maintenance Command. AOC-in C, MC was received by Air Commodore Yogesh Handa, Air Officer Commanding (AOC), Air Force Station Tughlakabad. On his arrival, an impressive Guard of Honour was presented to the AOC-in-C. The AOC-in-C visited various production wings, calib... more »

President Shri Pranab Mukherjee’s Message on the Eve of Republic Day of Azerbaijan

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 14 hours ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Republic of Azerbaijan on the eve of their Republic Day (May 28, 2016). In a message to His Excellency Mr. Ilham Aliyev, the President of the Republic of Azerbaijan, the President has said, “On behalf of the Government, the people of India and on my own behalf, it gives me great pleasure to convey cordial greetings and felicitations to you and to the Government and people of Azerbaijan on the occasion of your Republic Day. India and Azerbaijan enjoy warm a... more »

President Shri Pranab Mukherjee’s Message on the Eve of National Day of Ethiopia

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 14 hours ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and people of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia on the eve of their National Day (May 28, 2016). In a message to His Excellency Mr. Mulatu Teshome, the President of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, the President has said, “On behalf of the Government, the people of India and on my own behalf, it gives me great pleasure to convey to you and to the people of the Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia, warm greetings and felicitations on the occasion of y... more »

Media Statement by the President of India Upon the Conclusion of His State Visit to the People’s Republic of China

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 14 hours ago
Following is the full text of the statement to media by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee upon the conclusion of his State visit to the People’s Republic of China (May 24 to 27, 2016). The statement was made on board the aircraft during the President’s return to New Delhi from Beijing today (May 27, 2016): “I have just concluded my State visit to the People’s Republic of China from May 24 -27, 2016. My delegation included Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar, Minister of State (IC) of the Ministry of Textiles, four Members of Parliament representing major political parties and di... more »

President Shri Pranab Mukherjee to Present Malti Gyan Peeth Puraskars on May 29

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 14 hours ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee will present the Malti Gyan Peeth Puraskars for the year 2016 on May 29, 2016 at a function to be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan. The Malti Gyan Peeth Puraskar was instituted by Mohinder Singh Syngle Education & Research Society in honour of its founder Smt. Malti Mohinder Singh Syngle, eminent educationist and social worker. Every year Government school teachers from Punjab Government’s High & Higher Secondary Schools receive this award for their contributions in the field of education. The award carries Rs. one lakh, certificate of excell... more »

Cochin Port celebrates Port Day

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 14 hours ago
The Cochin Port celebrated ‘Port Day’ on 26.05.2016 with a business meeting for the exporters and importers and agencies, among other programmes. Sri Paul Antony, Chairman of the Cochin Port till 16th May, 2016 was the Chief Guest. He recalled the great efforts in bringing up the Cochin Port to its present situation of achieving Rs. 70 crores of operational profit in the just concluded financial year. He thanked the organizations like Customs, Immigration, Sales Tax and Motor Vehicle department for their co-operation in achieving the targets. He urged all the Port users to make best ... more »

Northeast witnessed path-breaking development in two years: Dr Jitendra Singh

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 18 hours ago
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports, MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated the two day Plenary Meeting of North Eastern Council (NEC) in Shillong today, which is being attended by Governors and Chief Ministers of all the eight States of North Eastern region. Among those present were Shri Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa, Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, Shri Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya, Governor of Nagal... more »

Ministry of HRD directs UGC to amend regulations regarding workload of teachers.

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 19 hours ago
The Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) has reviewed the recent amendment to the UGC (Minimum Qualifications for appointment of teachers and other academic staff in universities and colleges and measures for the maintenance of standards in higher education) Regulations, 2010. Consequent on the review, the Ministry has issued a direction to the UGC, under Section 20(1) of the UGC Act, 1956, to undertake amendments in the Regulation. After these amendments are carried out, the position regarding workload will be as follows:- (i) In the UGC (Minimum Qualifications for appoi... more »

Defence Minister releases a booklet highlighting efforts made by Department of Defence Production

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 19 hours ago
The Defence Minister Shri Manohar Parrikar released a booklet, here today (26.05.2016), highlighting the efforts made by Department of Defence Production in the last two years in pursuance of self-reliance in defence sector. It is a compilation of the achievements of the Department of Defence Production in the field of indigenous production of weapon systems/platforms and policy initiatives undertaken in the past two years. With the launch of Make in India portal in September 2014 by the Government, the focus has been to improve the business environment by easing processes to do bus... more »

NCC Girls scale Mt. Everest

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 19 hours ago
The NCC Girls Mt. Everest Expedition Team has successfully scaled the world’s highest peak on May 21 and 22, 2016. They scaled the peak after dividing themselves into two teams, where the first team led by the Expedition Team Leader Col Gaurav Karki, reached the summit on May 21, 2016 and the second team led by Lt Col Vishal Alhawat reached the top on May 22, 2016 making it a first ever successful expedition by the NCC Girls Team. This is an extraordinary achievement as all ten girl cadets of the expedition team are between the age group of 17 and 21 years. Earlier, the team led by... more »

Indian Coast Guard Ship ‘ARUSH’ Commissioned

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 19 hours ago
The Indian Coast Guard ship ‘Arush’, the seventeenth in the series of twenty Fast Patrol Vessels (FPVs), designed and built by M/s Cochin Shipyard Limited, was commissioned today (26.05.2016) at Kochi by the Coast Guard Commander (Western Seaboard) Additional Director General SPS Basra. Addressing the function, the ADG SPS Basra termed the FPVs as the work horses of Coast Guard. The flag officer also dwelt upon the fast paced development of the Indian Coast Guard and acknowledged its efforts to face the emerging security challenges in the maritime domain. He emphasised the importan...more »

Northeast witnessed path-breaking development in two years: Dr Jitendra Singh

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 19 hours ago
Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs and Sports, MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh inaugurated the two day Plenary Meeting of North Eastern Council (NEC) in Shillong today (26.05.2016), which is being attended by Governors and Chief Ministers of all the eight States of North Eastern region. Among those present were Shri Jyoti Prasad Rajkhowa, Governor of Arunachal Pradesh, Shri Padmanabha Balakrishna Acharya, Gove... more »

Special Webpage on two years of NDA Government unveiled by PIB.

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
The Press Information Bureau has created a special webpage which is a one-stop information source for the Media on the initiatives and achievements of the NDA Government at the Centre in the last two years. The webpage is linked on the main page under the icon “Transforming India” – “DeshBadalRaha Hai”. The Webpage has information on achievements in the last two years, Ministry-wise as well as Sector-wise. All the important Cabinet decisionsin the last two years of the NDA Government have also been provided on the special webpage chronologically. *The webpage can also be directly ac... more »

NITI Aayog Launches 500 Tinkering Labs for Schools and 100 Incubation Centres

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
NITI Aayog is inviting applications from eligible schools/ organisations and individuals to apply for the three major schemes under Atal Innovation Mission: (a) establishing *tinkering laboratories *in schools (b) establishing *new incubation centres *and (c) *scaling-up established incubation centres.* To foster creativity and scientific temper in students, Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) will establish 500 Atal Tinkering Laboratories in schools. It will provide one time establishment grant-in-aid of Rs. 10 lakh for establishing Atal Tinkering Laboratories (ATL) in schools (grade VI –... more »

I&B Ministry frames Policy guidelines for Central Government advertisements on websites

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
In a major policy initiative concerning Central Government advertisements on online platform, the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has framed guidelines and criteria for Empanelment of suitable agencies and Rate fixation for advertisements on websites. The aim of the guidelines is to devise principles and instruments to streamline the release of Government advertisements on websites. The policy emphasizes that only websites which are owned and operated by companies that are incorporated in India will be considered for empanelment by Directorate of Advertising & Visual Publicity... more »

Address by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the Peking University, China on the Topic “India –China Relations: 8 Steps to a Partnership of the People”

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
I thank you for your kind words of welcome. I am delighted to be here today at this prestigious institution of higher learning. The Peking University is world renowned for the erudition of its scholars and inspired leadership. I greatly value this opportunity to meet the members of its management and faculty – and to see you, the future leaders of China, your bright smiles radiating energy and confidence. This university has, throughout its proud history, welcomed international scholars and fostered close relationships with institutions in the neighbourhood and beyond. Its contribut... more »

President Shri Pranab Mukherjee Outlines Eight Steps for a People Centric Partnership Between India and China

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee delivered a lecture at Peking University today (May 26, 2016) on the topic “India-China Relations: 8 steps to a people-centric partnership”. Addressing the gathering, the President said at a time of global economic uncertainty, India and China, despite the pressure of having 40 per cent of the world’s human population, have managed to maintain unity and growth. The joint contribution of the two countries to world economy as well as regional and global stability, cannot be underestimated. India and China are poised to join the ranks of l... more »

India and China are Poised to Play a Significant and Constructive Role in the 21st Century, Says President

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee attended at Peking University today a Round Table of Vice Chancellors and heads of higher education institutions of India and China. He received reports from representatives of both sides on the discussions and witnessed the exchange of ten MOUs for cooperation between the institutions of higher learning of India and China. Addressing the gathering, the President said India and China are poised to play a significant and constructive role in the 21st Century. The President said as far back as the 6th Century, seats of higher learning li... more »

Address by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the Conclusion of the Roundtable at Peking University

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
At the outset I would like to thank the Peking University and Ministry of Education of the People’s Republic of China for hosting this Round Table. I was very interested to hear the presentations of select academic leaders from both countries and the outcomes of their deliberations. The themes on which you have focused your discussions, are vital for the future of university education in both our countries. They represent the current focus of academic communities world wide – and are an area where the academic community in both China and India could collaborate to great mutual bene... more »
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