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PM launches M-Yoga app on 7th International Yoga Day

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi launched the ‘WHO M-Yoga’ App while addressing the occasion of the 7th International Day of Yoga. M-Yoga app will provide many videos of Yoga training and practice

Centre increases Kerala`s grant to ensure tap water supply to every home

 The centre government has increased the grant to Kerala under the Jal Jeevan Mission in the year 2021-22 to Rs 1,804.59 Crore, which was Rs 404.24 Crore in 2020-21.  In

Smart Enforcement App for Trucks to reduce logistics costs

On average, a truck in India covers 50,000-60,000 km a year, compared to over 300,000 km in advanced nations such as the United States. One of the key reasons is delays due to random stoppages for physical checking of

Drone survey mandatory for all National Highways Projects

The National Highways Authority of India has made mandatory use of drones for monthly video recording of National Highway projects during all stages of development, construction, operation and maintenance. The initiati

NCPEDP announces fellowship for sepcially-abled

The National Centre for Promotion of Employment for Disabled People (NCPEDP), a cross-disability advocacy organisation

Lee Pharma to manufacture DRDO`s 2-DG Covid Drug

Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, (IICT), a constituent laboratory of CSIR and Lee Pharma, an integrated pharmaceutical company, based in Hyderabad have entered into a non-exclusive licensing agreement for the

NTPC to begin Hydrogen Fuel Cell based pilot projects

NTPC, an integrated power generating company, has floated a global Expression of Interest (EOI) to set up two pilot projects, Stan

Govt launches digitized version of key health schemes on NHA’s IT platform

Dr Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare has launched the revamped Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS) and the Umbrella schemes of Rashtriya Arogya Nidhi (RAN) and Health Minister’s Discr

NIC DG Dr Neeta Verma gets one-year extension

Dr Neeta Verma, Director General of National Informatics Centre, a premier technology organization of the government of India, got an extension for a year.  

Defence Secy launches new version of DG NCC mobile training app

Defence Secretary Dr Ajay Kumar has launched Directorate General National Cadet Corps (NCC) Mobile Training App Version 2.0. The app will assist in conducting countrywide online training to NCC cadets during the COVID-

NCPCR devises portal to track children lost family to Covid

 The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) given the growing problem related to children affected by COVID-19 has devised an online tracking portal “Bal Swaraj (COVID-Care link)” f

Govt approves 166 new sites for no permission drone operations

Ministry of Civil Aviation has granted permission of “No-Permission-No-Takeoff` (NPNT) compliant drone operations at 166 additional green zones

Govt to discontinue the central allocation of Remdesivir

In the last few months, the country had gone through a major struggle to procure Remdesivir in an attempt to save lives. Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Mansukh Mandaviya has informed that now the coun

Cabinet approves MoUs of ICoAl & ICSI with foreign organisations

The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has granted ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) entered into by the Institute of Cost Accountants of India (ICoAl) and Institut

SeHAT to provide telemedicine services to armed forces

Defence Minister Rajnath Singh has launched the advanced version of ‘Services e-Health Assistance and Tele-consultation (SeHAT) OPD portal through video conferencing on May 27, 2021. The portal provides telemedic

Govt to provide financial assistance to transgenders

The Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, the nodal ministry for transgender welfare, has decided to provide a subsistence allowance of Rs 1500 to each transgender person as immediate support to meet their basi

India-Israel to set up villages of excellence for agriculture cooperation

 To enhance their cooperation in agriculture, Israel and India have signed a three-year work program agreement for development in Agriculture cooperation, while affirming the ever-growing bilateral partnership and

Govt to set up a national mission on biomass in coal-based thermal power plant

To address the issue of air pollution due to farm stubble-burning and to reduce carbon footprints of thermal power generation, the Ministry of Power has decided to set up a National Mission on the use of Biomass in coal-based thermal power plants.

Expert committee on investment funds formed

International Financial Services Centres Authority (IFSCA), in its endeavour to develop a comprehensive and consistent regulatory framework based on global best practices with a special focus on ease of doing business,

Visionary Talk: GVL Narasimha Rao, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha on Upcoming UP Elections


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