Saturday, 17 September 2016

Govt News In Brief

President Shri Pranab Mukherjee's message on the eve of National Day of Chile

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 7 hours ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and the people of the Republic of Chile on the eve of their National Day (September 18, 2016). In a message to Her Excellency Dr. Michelle Bachelet Jeria, the President of the Republic of Chile, 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 you, the Government and the people of Chile on the occasion of your National Day. India and Chile enjoy warm an... more »

President greets Prime Minister on his birthday

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 8 hours ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has conveyed his greetings and good wishes to Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on his birthday. In his message, the President has said, “Please accept my warm greetings and good wishes on your 67th birthday. Let this day be the beginning of a year of greater achievements in your and our nation’s life. May the Almighty bless you with good health, happiness and many more years of dedicated service to the nation”. Courtesy:pib.nic.in

Text of PM’s media statement during the joint press briefing with Prime Minister of Nepal

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
Your Excellency Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal ‘Prachanda’, Distinguished members of the Nepalese delegation, Friends from the media. In the history of our friendship, today is significant day. On his first visit abroad after assuming the office, it is a great pleasure for me to welcome Excellency 'Prachanda', and members of his delegation in India. Friends, Both our societies share deep rooted historical ties and civilizational linkages. Shared rivers, the open border, timeless people to people ties bind our two nations closely. Along with the relationship between our gover... more »

e-Office Management systems helped to speed up the administrative system

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
The Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances (DARPG), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pension, Government of India has organised a two-day Regional Conference on ‘Path Breaking and High Impact Initiatives in Citizen Centric Services Delivery System’ in Guwahati, Assam. Shri. C. Viswanath, Secretary, Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances (DARPG), Government of India inaugurated the Conference yesterday. On the second day of the Conference today, panellists discussed on how e-Office and Centralized Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring Sy... more »

Delhi Health Minister calls on Union Health Minister Shri J P Nadda; Dengue and Chikungunya cases discussed

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
Have assured all support to Delhi Govt: J P Nadda “Have assured all support to the Delhi Government and the Governments of Uttar Pradesh and Haryana in tackling the rising cases of Dengue and Chikungunya”. This was stated by Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare after a review meeting with Shri Satyendar Jain, Health Minister of Delhi Government, here today. The Health Minister of Delhi met the Union Health Minister today to discuss the rising cases of Dengue and Chikungunya in the NCR region. Shri Nadda stated that the issue of helping with the bed-strength in ... more »

BRICS Nations Join Hands to Save Environment

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
“Technology Transfer and Finance need to be Addressed to Achieve Goals”: Anil Madhav Dave The Environment Ministers of BRICS countries today agreed on a Memorandum of Understanding and announced setting up of a Joint Working Group, institutionalizing their mutual cooperation on environment-related issues. The Ministerial Declaration highlights key agreements, which were adopted with mutual consensus. The areas agreed for mutual cooperation are - abatement and control of air and water pollution, efficient management of liquid and solid waste, climate change and conservation of biodive... more »

Development is the Priority for the NAM Group: Vice President

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
Addresses Onboard Media The Vice President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari has said that development is the key priority for each of the countries in the NAM group, and that accordingly, the theme of peace, sovereignty and solidarity for development had been chosen as the theme for this year's summit. He was addressing media onboard the Special Aircraft today en-route to Venezuela to participate in the 17th NAM Summit on September 17-18, 2016. Placing the upcoming NAM Summit within the historical context, the Vice President said that Non-Aligned Summits or the Movement itself were not ...more »

Digital India Initiative has provided a thrust to New Media in the country: Shri Venkaiah Naidu

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 2 days ago
Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu confers diplomas to IIMC students 49thConvocation Ceremony held at IIMC, New Delhi Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister for Information & Broadcasting has said thatthe process of making IIMC into a university was under way and once IIMC becomes a university, it wouldhave a platform to start many innovative programs that would aim at providing wider perspective and inter-disciplinary approach to media education. It would also provide the institute with requisite resources to meet the growing demand of manpower in the industry and academia. Shri Naidu stated this ... more »

Regional Conference on ‘Path Breaking and High Impact Initiatives in Citizen Centric Services Delivery System’ inaugurated

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 2 days ago
Shri. C. Viswanath, Secretary, Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances (DARPG), Government of India inaugurated the two-day Regional Conference on ‘Path Breaking and High Impact Initiatives in Citizen Centric Services Delivery System’ in Guwahati today. The conference is being organised by the Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances (DARPG), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions, Government of India in collaboration with the Government of Assam. In his inaugural address, Shri. C. Viswanath said that the Government of India has taken se... more »

196.6% Growth in Tourists Arrival on e-Tourist Visa in August 2016 over the Same Period in 2015

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 2 days ago
UK Continues to Occupy Top Slot followed by USA and China Amongst Countries Availing e-Tourist Visa Facility During August 2016 A total of 66,097 tourists arrived in August 2016 on e-Tourist Visa as compared to 22, 286 during the month of August 2015 registering a growth of 196.6% Commencing from 27th November 2014 e-Tourist Visa facility was available until 25th February 2016 for citizens of 113 countries arriving at 16 Airports in India. The Government of India has extended this scheme for citizens of 37 more countries w.e.f 26th February 2016 taking the tally to 150 countries. S... more »

India Declares itself Free from Avian Influenza (H5N1)

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 3 days ago
The Department of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries in the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers welfare has declared India free from Avian Influenza (H5N1) from 5th September, 2016. India had notified outbreak of Avian Influenza (H5N1) on 09.05.2016 at Humnabad, Bidar district, Karnataka. There has been no further outbreak reported in the country thereafter. The control measures adopted in the radius of one Km around outbreak location included following: 1- Stamping out of entire poultry population including destruction of eggs, feed, litter and other infected materials, r... more »

Shri J P Nadda holds high level review meeting on Dengue and Chikungunya in Delhi & NCR Assures all support of Central Government

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 3 days ago
Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare chaired a high level meeting to review the status of Dengue and Chikungunya in Indian with a special focus on Delhi and NCR, here today, with senior officers of the Union Health Ministry, officials from National Vector-Borne Disease Control Programme (NVBDCP), Medical Superintendents of Central Government hospitals such as AIIMS, DR. RML Hospital, Lady Hardinge Medical College and Safdurjung, and officials from National Centre for Disease Control (NCDC). Shri C K Mishra, Secretary (HFW), Shri K B Agarwal, AS (HFW) and senior...more »

FOC-in-C West inaugurates Maiden Conference for Senior Sailors

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 3 days ago
In a new initiative to integrate and empower senior sailors, Western Naval Command, is conducting the maiden Master Chief Petty Officers (MCPOs) Conference at Mumbai from 14 to 15 Sep 16. The conference was inaugurated by Vice Admiral Girish Luthra, AVSM, VSM, ADC, Flag Officer Commanding-in-Chief, Western Naval Command this morning. MCPOs are the senior-most rank sailors in the Navy, and thus have significant experience. The first ever conference of sailors with rich expertise and experience is aimed at participative management, with analysis and views being put forwa... more »

Shri Mansukh Lal Mandaviya Inspects National Highways Projects In Arunachal Pradesh

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 3 days ago
The Minister of State for Road Transport &Highways, Shipping, Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh Lal Mandaviya has stressed upon the Central Government’s commitment to build high class road infrastructure in the North Eastern states of the country. Speaking to mediapersons in Itanagar yesterday he said that of the total 2570 km roads sanctioned for the state, 653 km have been completed and 1917 km are under progress. Out of this total length, the Ministry of Road Transport & Highways will build 710km, state PWD will construct 420km, NHIDCL 722 km and Border Roads Organization 718 k... more »

President Shri Pranab Mukherjee’s Message on the eve of Independence Day of El Salvador

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 3 days ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and the people of the Republic of El Salvador on the eve of their Independence Day (September 15, 2016). In a message to His Excellency Mr. Salvador Sanchez Ceren, the President of the Republic of El Salvador, 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 you and to the friendly people of El Salvador on the occasion of your Independence Day. It is a matt... more »

President Shri Pranab Mukherjee’s Message on the eve of Independence Day of Honduras

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 3 days ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and the people of the Republic of Honduras on the eve of their Independence Day (September 15, 2016). In a message to His Excellency Mr. Juan Orlando Hernandez, the President of the Republic of Honduras, 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 you and to the people of Honduras on your Independence Day. On this occasion, I wish to reiterate India’s ...more »

President Shri Pranab Mukherjee’s Message on the eve of Independence Day of Guatemala

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 3 days ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and the people of the Republic of Guatemala on the eve of their Independence Day (September 15, 2016). In a message to His Excellency Mr. Jimmy Morales Cabrera, the President of the Republic of Guatemala, 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 you and to the people of Guatemala on the occasion of your Independence Day. India highly values its rela...more »

President Shri Pranab Mukherjee’s Message on the eve of Independence Day of Nicaragua

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 3 days ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and the people of the Republic of Nicaragua on the eve of their Independence Day (September 15, 2016). In a message to His Excellency Mr. Daniel Ortega Saavedra, the President of the Republic of Nicaragua, 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 you and to the people of Nicaragua on the occasion of your Independence Day. On this special and signifi...more »

President Shri Pranab Mukherjee’s Message on the eve of Independence Day of Costa Rica

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 3 days ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee has extended his greetings and felicitations to the Government and the people of the Republic of Costa Rica on the eve of their Independence Day (September 15, 2016). In a message to His Excellency Mr. Luis Guillermo Solis Rivera, the President of the Republic of Costa Rica, 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 you and to the people of Costa Rica on the occasion of your Independence Day. On this special and... more »

Vijay Goel congratulates Devendra Jhajharia on winning Gold in men's javelin throw at 2016 Rio Paralympics.

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 3 days ago
Minister of State ( Independent Charge) for Youth Affairs And Sports Shri Vijay Goel has congratulated Devendra Jhajharia on his outstanding feat of winning Gold in men's javelin throw F46 event at the 2016 Rio Paralympics. In a message Shri Goel said bettering his own world record to win gold in the Games shows exemplary dedication and determination of Devendra Jhajharia and his win will inspire all especially the young generation of the country. This is fourth medal for India in Paralympics 2016. Courtesy:pib.nic.in
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