Wednesday, 22 June 2016

Requested Ministry-wise PIB releases

India ready to lead the world: Dr Jitendra Singh

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 10 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 has said, the message should go out loud and clear, far and wide, that just as India has proved its capacity to lead the world in the field of Yoga and today every country is following it, similarly, India is ready to lead the world in every other sphere as well.“Just as India has led the world in Yoga, let us pledge that India will... more »

Ministry of Civil Aviation Holds Numerous Activities to Mark 2nd International Day of Yoga on 21st June 2016.

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 10 hours ago
In line with direction of Ministry of Ayurveda, Yoga & Naturopathy, Unani, Siddha and Homoeopathy (AYUSH), an Action Plan in respect of Ministry of Civil Aviation (Main) and its subordinate/attached officers and PSUs has been worked out and being implemented. *Ministry* A Yoga Training Camp was organized in the Ministry in coordination with AYUSH accredited expert trainers from Patanjali Yogpeeth from 15th to 20thJune, 2016 from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm. On 21st June, 2016, YOGA Day was observed from 8:00 a.m.to 9:00 a.m and the session was lead by Secretary, Shri R.N. Choubey. Beside... more »

Vice President to inaugurate International Conference on Yoga tomorrow;

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 13 hours ago
Delegates from 32 countries set to participate As part of the celebrations of second International Day of Yoga, Ministry of AYUSH is organising a two-day International Conference titled ‘Yoga for Body and Beyond’ from 22nd to 23 June, 2016 at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. Vice President Shri Hamid Ansari, will Inaugurate the Conference at 11 A.M. Lok Sabha Speaker Smt. Sumitra Mahajan, will grace the Valedictory Session of the Conference at 5.00 P.M. on 23rd June. Minister of State (Independent Charge) for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik will be the ‘Guest of Honour’ in both the sessions.... more »

Shri Piyush Goyal Presides International Yoga Day Celebration At Raipur

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 14 hours ago
Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New and Renewable Energy presided over the function to celebrate International Yoga Day at Kendriya Vidyalaya in Raipur, Chhattisgarh today. In order to emphasize importance of sports and to promote Indian heritage of yoga among youth, Shri Goyal participated in mass Yoga demonstration along with Dr. Raman Singh, Chief Minister, Chhattisgarh. A large number of students also took part in this 45 minutes Yoga protocol demonstration programme. Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Singh said that Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, wit... more »

Make the practice of yoga an integral part of life, says President

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 14 hours ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee kicked off today (June 21, 2016) the 2ndInternational Yoga Day Celebrations at Rashtrapati Bhavan with around 1000 persons participating in a mass Yoga event. Addressing participants, the President urged people to make the practice of Yoga an integral part of life. He said this will provide them mental and physical strength. It will enable them live a healthy life. It will create overall harmony between body and mind. It will enhance mental and physical well-being. The President also recalled that on December 11, 2014, the General Asse... more »

PM celebrates International Yoga Day in Chandigarh – participates in mass Yoga demonstration, addresses and mingles with people at Capitol Complex

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 14 hours ago
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today celebrated the second International Day of Yoga at Chandigarh, where he joined approximately 30,000 participants in a mass Yoga demonstration. Addressing the gathering at the iconic Capitol Complex, the Prime Minister said that today, people in all parts of the country have connected with Yoga. He said that the world has come forward to support the idea of International Day of Yoga. He added that all sections of society too, have come together in this endeavour. The Prime Minister said that the International Day of Yoga is a day linked... more »

Text of PM’s address at International Day of Yoga event at Capitol Complex, Chandigarh, 21.06.2016

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 16 hours ago
इस समय देश के हर कोने में इस योग के कार्यक्रम से लोग जुड़े हुए हैं और विश्‍व के सभी देश अपने-अपने समय की सुविधा से इस कार्यक्रम के साथ जुड़े हुए हैं। यूनाइटेड नेशन्स द्वारा पूरे विश्‍व में अंतर्राष्‍ट्रीय योग दिवस मनाया जा रहा है। भारत के अनुरोध पर गत वर्ष इसका प्रारंभ हुआ। 21 जून की तारीख इसलिए पसंद की गई कि एक प्रकार से विश्‍व के एक बहुत बड़े हिस्‍से में आज का दिवस सबसे लंबा दिवस होता है और एक प्रकार से सूर्य से निकट नाते का यह पर्व होता है और उसे ध्‍यान में रखते हुए 21 जून को अंतर्राष्‍ट्रीय योग दिवस के रूप में पसंद किया गया है। पूरे विश्‍व का समर्थन मिला, विकसित देश हो, विकासमान... more »

Ministry of I&B issues Notice Inviting Applications (NIA) for e-auction of 266 Private FM Radio Channels in 92 Cities in Second Batch of FM Phase III

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 22 hours ago
Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Government of India today issued the Notice Inviting Applications (NIA) for e-auction of 266 FM Radio channels in 92 cities in the second batch of Private FM Phase III. The second batch consists of 227 channels in 69 new cities besides 39 channels in 23 existing cities. Out of 69 new cities taken up for auction in the second batch, 20 cities with 80 channels are having population of 3-10 lakh , 38 cities with 114 channels are having population of 1-3 lakh whereas 11 cities in border areas of Jammu & Kashmir and North Eastern states with popu... more »

Celebrations of International Yoga Day,2016 At Mumbai Port Trust – “Awaken Your Heart at Gateway of India”

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
The 2 1st June has been declared as The International Yoga Day by the Hon’b1e Prime Minister of India in the year 2015. Ever since, then, the entire world has joined hands in celebrating this day as “The International Yoga Day". In keeping with the theme, Mumbai Port Trust has arranged a slew of programmes from 19 to 2 lst June 2016. The events are being arranged on this occasion at various locations viz., Gateway of India, Conference Hall at Vijay Deep, Ballard Estate, Welfare Centre at Nadkarni Park, Wadala for the benefit of port employees, port users as also general public who wo... more »

Salient Activities of Ministry of HRD Regarding Yoga Education and Celebration of International Day of Yoga

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
First Yoga Olympiad at National level was held (18-19th June, 2016) in which 21 States/UTs participated, Hon’ble Human Resource Development Minister Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani gave away prizes to winners on June 20th, 2016 in the presence of Union Minister of AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik. State/UT teams were divided into four categories viz., Upper Primary Girls, Upper Primary Boys, Secondary Girls and Secondary Boys. A total of 321 students along with their 79 teachers from 21 states/UTs participated in the Yoga Olympiad Performance. The Central Government has for the first time giv... more »

Major impetus to job creation and infrastructure: Radical changes in FDI policy regime; Most sectors on automatic route for FDI

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
The Union Government has radically liberalized the FDI regime today, with the objective of providing major impetus to employment and job creation in India. The decision was taken at a high-level meeting chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today. This is the second major reform after the last radical changes announced in November 2015. Now most of the sectors would be under automatic approval route, except a small negative list. *With these changes, India is now the most open economy in the world for FDI.* In last two years, Government has brought major FDI policy ref... more »

President Shri Pranab Mukherjee to inaugurate 2nd International Yoga Day celebrations in Rashtrapati Bhavan at 0630 hrs tomorrow

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee will kick off tomorrow (June 21, 2016) a mass Yoga demonstration involving around 1000 persons at Rashtrapati Bhavan to mark the 2ndInternational Yoga Day. The participants will include officers and staff of President’s Secretariat, their family members, members of Delhi Police, ITBP and President’s Bodyguard, etc. as well as other residents of the President’s Estate. Participants of the In-Residence Programme for scholars from IITs, IISERs and IISc-Bangalore currently underway at Rashtrapati Bhavan will also participate in the event. T... more »

Over 1 lakh Yoga programmes and 10 mega events planned across the country

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
On the occasion of the “International Yoga Day” on 21st June, Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan (NYKS) will, in collaboration with over a dozen noted social organizations, hold 1,00,260 Yoga programmes at different centres across the country, out of which 10 regional level mega events will be hosted by major cities of Varanasi, Imphal, Jammu,Vadodara, Lucknow, Bengaluru, Vijayawada, Bhubaneshwar, Shimla and Hoshiarpur. The main programme will, however, be held at Chandigarh which will be attended by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. Announcing this at a press conference here today, Uni... more »

No Fee for MSME Registration

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
Ministry of MSME has clarified today, that Udyog Aadhar Memorandum is the only form of registration for MSMEs in India and there is no fee for the registration. This has been clarified in view of some complaints received by the ministry, regarding fee charged by certain agencies for facilitating the registration. It may be pointed out that filling of Udyog Aadhar Memorandum can be done only on the portalhttp://www.udyogaadharmemorandum.gov.in created by the Ministry. There is no fee charged for this purpose. The filling process is simple and the entrepreneurs can register without se... more »

International Day of Yoga to be celebrated in a big way in Delhi

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
The Ministry of AYUSH, Government of India and the New Delhi Municipal Council (NDMC) are all set to organize the 2nd International Yoga Day on June 21, 2016 at Connaught Place, New Delhi and its six radials and inner circles, roads along with the three gardens Lodhi Garden, Nehru Park and Talkatora Garden. As many as about 10,000 participants will be performing the common protocol Yoga. Programme will start at 6.00 a.m. and common Protocol Yoga by all participants will start at 7:00 a.m. and go up to 7:45 a.m. The diplomats will participate in Yoga programme at Nehru Park. Union... more »

Six Central Universities to have Yoga Departments

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
Smriti Irani asks UGC to consider Yogic Sciences for NET Six Central Universities will have full fledged Yoga departments from academic session 2016-17 and the number would be raised to 20 within one year. These six universities are Hemwati Nandan Bahugana Garhwal University, Uttrakhand (North), Viswa Bharti, West Bengal (East), Central University of Rajasthan (West), Central University of Kerala (South), Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak, Madya Pradesh,(Central) and Manipur University (North East). This was stated by Smt Smriti Zubin Irani, Union Minister of Human... more »

Workshop on Ways to Promote Water Transportation

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
The Ministry of Shipping is organizing a workshop with various stakeholders and industry representatives on 20th June 2016 between 9:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. in Indian Habitat Centre, New Delhi to discuss ways and means to promote water transportation and make it competitive to roads and railways transportation. The waterways mode of transportation is fuel-efficient, environment – friendly, and capable of easing traffic congestion on roads and railways thus preventing loss of human lives due to accidents. The Government of India is committed to promote coastal shipping and inland wate... more »

Prime Minister to lead the world in celebrating the Second International Day of Yoga on June 21st

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will lead the Second International Day of Yoga celebrations in the country and across the globe by participating in a mass Yoga demonstration of Common Yoga Protocol at the Capitol Complex in Chandigarh on the morning of 21st of June. The function will begin at 6.30 am and will include 45 minutes of Yoga protocol demonstration. Over 35 thousand people are expected to participate in the event at Capitol Complex, Chandigarh while ten thousand more will perform at 100 different venues in the city of Chandigarh. The emphasis this year will be on partic... more »

Bihar to step up Sanitation efforts as part of Swachh Bharat

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 2 days ago
State holds one day workshop of DCs on sanitation The Government of Bihar, as part of a focused strategy to step up Sanitation efforts in the State under the Swachh Bharat Mission, held a workshop on Sanitation for all District Collectors of the State today. The Secretary, Union Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation, Shri Parameswaran Iyer, was present at the workshop to offer guidance from the Government of India. Addressing the workshop, the Secretary expressed his happiness that the State had organized this workshop, and appreciated the fact tha... more »

Fifteen nursing students commissioned into MNS

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 2 days ago
Commissioning ceremony of the 57th batch of probationer nurses, College of Nursing, Army Hospital (R&R) was held here today. Addressing the function as the Chief Guest, Lt Gen SD Duhan, Commandant of the hospital congratulated the newly commissioned Nursing Officers and their proud parents. He urged the newly commissioned Nursing Officers to nurture the ethics of Military Nursing Service (MNS) and to uplift its tradition. Lt Gen Duhan advised the new Lieutenants to keep abreast with the latest developments in the field of medicine and nursing in order to provide care with compassion...more »
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