Saturday, 12 November 2016

Govt News in Brief

PM Shri Narendra Modi expresses happiness as citizens exchange notes in a patient and orderly manner

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 19 hours ago
Assures that the Government is unwavering in its effort to create a corruption free India Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has expressed happiness at the patient and orderly manner in which the citizens are getting the notes exchanged in banks following the cancellation of the legal tender character of the high denomination bank notes of Rs.500 and Rs.1000. In a series of tweets, the Prime Minister also said that it is heartening to see such warmth, enthusiasm and patience of the citizens to bear this limited inconvenience for a greater good. He assured that the Government is unwa... more »

Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu Chairs Consultative Committee Meeting of the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 19 hours ago
Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister for Information & Broadcasting, today chaired the meeting of Consultative Committee of I&B Ministry to discuss on the subject “Working of the Registrar of Newspapers for India”. In his opening remarks, Shri Naidu apprised the members of the committee about the steps being taken by the Ministry in order to streamline the processes and functioning of the Registrar of Newspapers of India. He said that RNI has been constantly re-engineering itself to make procedures and process simpler. The focus of the Ministry is to make the processes online thereby pro... more »

I&B Ministry simplifies Annual Renewal process for existing TV channels as part of “Ease of Doing Business”

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 21 hours ago
28th SIMCON to be held on Dec 9th and 10th - M Venkaiah Naidu I&B Minister addresses Economic Editors Conference Shri M Venkaiah Naidu, Minister for Information & Broadcasting has said that as part of the Government’s initiative of *“Ease of Doing Business”,* the Ministry of Information & Broadcasting has completely done away with the process of obtaining an “Annual Renewal” for TV channels in the current form. He said this at the Economic Editors Conference here today. Sh Arvind Panagriya, Vice Chairman NITI Aayog and other senior officials were also present during the occasion. E... more »

Speech by Prime Minister at CII-Keidanren Business Luncheon

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
I am delighted to visit this great country once again. It is indeed a great pleasure to see so many familiar faces here. I thank CII and Keidanren for creating this opportunity. I have always considered my engagements with you extremely useful. Over the years, I have visited Japan several times. Indeed, my personal engagement with the leadership, Government, Industry and people of Japan is now almost a decade old. Friends, The very word "Japan" in India is a benchmark of quality, excellence, honesty and integrity. Japanese people have led the world in sustainable development. ... more »

FM Shri Arun Jaitley : Process of Tax Reforms will continue and pending GST issues will be resolved soon.

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
FM: No Harassment of Small Depositors of Demonetised High Value Notes; Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley inaugurates the Two Day Economic Editors Conference in New Delhi The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley said that the Government has endeavoured its best to take a number of decisions through a consensus route for the overall growth of the economy during the last two and half years. He said that the present NDA government took over under adverse global circumstances and its challenge was to re-establish the credibility of economic decision making ... more »

Consultative Committee Meeting of MPs for the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas held

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 1 day ago
Meeting of the Consultative Committee of the Members of Parliament for the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas was held in New Delhi on 09th November, 2016. Following Hon’ble Members participated in the meeting: *1. *Sh. Harinder Singh Khalsa *2. *Dr. Kirit Premjibhai Solanki *3. *Sh. Krupal Balaji Tumane *4. *Sh. Murali Mohan Maganti *5. *Sh. Nandi Yellaiah *6. *Sh. Narasimham Thota *7. *Sh. Nityanand Rai *8. *Sh. Satya Pal Singh *9. *Dr. Ravindra Babu Pandula *10. *Col. (Retd.) Sona Ram Choudhary *11. *Sh. Tamradhwaj Sahu *12. *Sh. Amar Si... more »

Shri Bandaru Dattatreya Launches ‘Kahin Bhi-Kabhi Bhi’ medical facilities for ESIC beneficiaries of Delhi

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 2 days ago
Labour and Employment Minister Inaugurates ‘Six bed Day Care Unit’ of ESI Dispensary The Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Labour and Employment, Shri Bandaru Dattatreya launched the ‘Kahin Bhi-Kabhi Bhi’ medical facilities for ESIC beneficiaries of Delhi and Inaugurated the ‘06 bedded Day Care Unit’ of ESI Dispensary here yesterday. Speaking on the occasion, Shri Bandaru Dattatreya informed that ESIC Dispensary Dwarka has now become a complete unit in itself with medical facilities like General OPD Care, Family Welfare Services, full time Laboratory and X-Ray and Diagnosti... more »

Text of Prime Minister’s address to the Nation

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 3 days ago
My dear citizens I hope you ended the festive season of Diwali with joy and new hope. Today, I will be speaking to you about some critical issues and important decisions. Today I want to make a special request to all of you. You may recall the economic situation in May 2014 when you entrusted us with an onerous responsibility. In the context of BRICS, it was being said that the “I” in BRICS was shaky. Since then, we had two years of severe drought. Yet, in the last two and a half years with the support of 125 crore Indians, India has become the “bright spot” in the global economy. ... more »

India & UK Sign MoU on IPRS

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 3 days ago
India and UK today signed an MoU to establish bilateral cooperation activities in the field of Intellectual Property. The MoU is between the Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and the Intellectual Property Office of the United Kingdom (UKIPO). It is intended to promote innovation, creativity and economic growth in both countries. The MoU was exchanged in the presence of the Indian Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi and the British Prime Minister Ms. Theresa May on 7th November, 2016 in New Delhi. It establishes a broad and flexible framework through which both count... more »

President of India to receive a copy of book ‘CHARAIVETI, CHARAIVETI’

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 3 days ago
The President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee will receive the first copy of book ‘CHARAIVETI, CHARAIVETI’ from the Vice President of India, Shri Mohd Hamid Ansari who will formally release it at a function to be held at Rashtrapati Bhavan tomorrow (November 9, 2016) in the presence of Smt. Sumitra Mahajan, Speaker Lok Sabha, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Union Minister and Shri Sharad Pawar, MP (Rajya Sabha). The book ‘CHARAIVETI, CHARAIVETI’ is a compilation of select recollections of sixty years in public life of Shri Ram Naik, Governor of Uttar Pradesh. It reflects Shri Naik’s philoso... more »

Indian Amphibious Warship INS Shardul enters Port Louis, Mauritius

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 3 days ago
In a demonstration of India’s commitment to its ties with Mauritius and to promote maritime security in the Indian Ocean Region, Indian Naval Ship Shardul has arrived at Port Louis on a three day visit. INS Shardul, an amphibious ship of the Indian Navy, is currently on a month long deployment in the Southern Indian Ocean in keeping with the vision of SAGAR – Security and Growth for All in the Region. Accordingly, the Indian Navy will be progressing maritime security cooperation with Mauritius National Coast Guard (NCG) towards ensuring a secure and stable regional maritime environ... more »

Himachal Pradesh gets Centres nod for Pneumonia Vaccine

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 3 days ago
We have achieved a new milestone towards expanding the coverage of full immunization in the State aimed at reducing child mortality: Shri J P Nadda “We have achieved a new milestone towards expanding the coverage of full immunization in Himachal Pradesh aimed at reducing child mortality.” Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare stated this as the Health Ministry approved introduction of Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) under Universal Immunisation Programme. Himachal Pradesh will be among four other states where Pneumonia Vaccines will be introduced along wi...more »

DRDO hosts 58th Conference of International Military Testing Association: A Curtain Raiser

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 3 days ago
Defence Institute of Psychological Research (DIPR), a Delhi-based laboratory of DRDO is hosting the 58th Conference of International Military Testing Association (IMTA) in New Delhi from 8th November 2016. The four-day long conference is being held in India for the first time and the event will be inaugurated by the Minister of State for Defence Dr. Subhash Bhamre. It will be attended by Secretary, Department of Defence R&D and Chairman DRDO Dr. S Christopher and Ms Susan Truscott, Chair of the IMTA and Director General Military Personnel Research & Analysis, Canada. This year the t... more »

Address by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee on the Occasion of Presentation of Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Ignite Awards Function

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 3 days ago
1. I am indeed very happy to join you for the Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam IGNITE Awards function and present the awards to this group of creative young children of our society. My congratulations to all the awardees and their families and teachers! It is heartening to see so many creative minds trying to tackle the challenges faced by our society at such a young age. 2. Creative children are the nursery of our society. Many future leaders of our society are being nurtured in the healthy and happy soil of our institutions like the ones set up by Honey Bee Network. However, here I want t... more »

PM Shri Narendra Modi attends Valedictory Function of Vigilance Awareness Week

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 4 days ago
The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi attended the Valedictory Function of Vigilance Awareness Week 2016, here today. Speaking on the occasion, he said technology has a major role to play in bringing in transparency, and curbing corruption. The Prime Minister said that the State has to be policy driven. He said things cannot depend on the whims and fancies of individuals. The Prime Minister said that while making laws and policies it is essential to have a broad range of inputs. Addressing the gathering, the Chief Vigilance Commissioner Shri KV Chowdary said the time has come to addr... more »

Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha Inaugurates 64th International Congress of Aviation and Space Medicine

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 4 days ago
Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Arup Raha Inaugurated 64th International Congress of Aviation and Space medicine today at Hotel Pullman, Aerocity, Delhi which is being organized by Indian Society of Aviation Medicine (ISAM) from 07 Nov 16 to 10 Nov 16. In the inaugural address the CAS stressed upon the fact that the modern aircraft, with advanced technology are highly capable. However the human capabilities both physical, physiological and psychological at times cause a constraint in full exploitation of these machines to their full potential. This gap is ably bridged by the... more »

Mayors and Municipal Councilors to discuss walkers friendly roads, smart parking solutions

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 4 days ago
Urban Mobility India Conference in Gandhinagar from tomorrow; first time outside of Delhi Four day conference to focus on ‘Planning Mobility for City’s Sustainability’ To be inaugurated by Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu; 2,500 from India and abroad to attend In the context of rising concerns over atmospheric pollution and congestion in urban areas, about 1,000 Mayors and Municipal Councilors will discuss making roads pedestrian friendly and smart parking solutions. These issues will be deliberated in two exclusive sessions for Mayors and Councilors as part of the four day long ‘Urban Mobili... more »

Tapping value added to finance urban infra projects through innovative Value Capture Financing

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 4 days ago
UD Ministry to soon come out with policy framework to enable ULBs meet investment demand In the context of growing demand for resources to finance ongoing urban infrastructure expansion, the Ministry of Urban Development will soon come out with a policy framework for an innovative resource mobilization through Value Capture Financing (VCF). This seeks to enable States and city governments raise resources by tapping a share of increase in value of land and other properties like buildings resulting from public investments and policy initiatives, in the identified area of influence. The... more »

Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurates the 11th Annual Convention of CIC

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 4 days ago
E-Court software launched by Home Minister to enable speedy disposal of Appeals/Complaints The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurated the 2-day 11th Annual Convention of Central Information Commission (CIC) here today. While delivering the inaugural address, Shri Rajnath Singh said that Right to Information (RTI) Act is a powerful medium of two-way communication between the citizens and the Government. On the one hand, the citizens get information through this act and on the other hand, the Government gets new ideas for formulating people-friendly policy and to reform the ...more »

Need cooperation of all stakeholders to make India a global leader in M&E domain

Ministry of Information and Broadcasting at Ministry of Information & Broadcasting - 4 days ago
Responsible Creativity is the Need of Hour - Shri Venkaiah Naidu I&B Minister Addresses Captains of M&E industry at FICCI CEO Round Table Meeting Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister for Information & Broadcasting has assured the representatives of the Media and Entertainment (M&E) sector that all their concerns/issues would be resolved by the Government in a time bound manner. Considering the growth prospects of the Indian M&E industry for the economy, he assured that the concerns of the industry regarding new tax rates in the GST structure would be conveyed to the Finance Minister. Sh... more »
Post a Comment

Mentoring Startup Entrepreneurs Daily update ⋅ September 23, 2017

Mentoring Startup Entrepreneurs Daily update  ⋅   September 23, 2017 NEWS Cornell  Startup  Wins First Place at  Entrepreneurial  Com...