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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,

Govt to digitally transform tribal schools

The Ministry of Tribal Affairs (MTA) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with Microsoft to support the digital transformation of schools such as Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS) and Ashram schools, among others under the Ministr

DoT launches online network security course for its officers

Telecom Security is a complex subject that includes compliance to mandated technical specifications, deployment of secure configurations, ensuring trusted supply chain management, engagement of security vetted personne

New RT PCR kits with more accuracy for a mutant strain

As the pandemic is going through a second wave with multiple variants, the selection of target genes in multiplex RT-PCR assay is becoming critical for accurate detection of the virus. DST institute has developed

Govt announces strategic collaboration to empower Atal Tinkering Lab schools

Atal Innovation Mission, NITI Aayog and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), and Ministry of Education’s Innovation Cell has announced their strategic collaboration which aims to empower Atal Tinker

Agriculture Min signs MoU with Microsoft to develop smart interface for farmers

Union Ministry of Agriculture and Microsoft India has inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for a pilot project in 100 villages of six states to develop farmer interface for smart and well-organized agriculture, in

NIXI inaugurates new initiatives to improve IPV6 adoption

Ajay Prakash Sawhney, Secretary Ministry of Electronics & Information Technology (MeitY) & Chairman NIXI has inaugurated three initiatives of the National Internet Exchange of India (NIXI). With this launch,

Govt approves stepping up of Remdesivir Drug production

The government has reviewed the issue of availability of Remdesivir Drug and has decided to increase the production and decrease the price of the drug. The government has​ also issued a ban on its export. Remdesivi

NCSC Online Grievance Management Portal for scheduled castes

Union Minister for Communication & IT and Law & Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad launched the Online Grievance Management Portal of National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) in the presence of Minister of Stat

Govt launches e-marketplace for aqua farmers

Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal inaugurated e-SANTA, an electronic marketplace providing a platform to connect aqua farmers and buyers. It aims to enable the farmers to get a better price and the expo

Central Mine Planning and Design Institute to use a drone for coalfield survey

Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have granted a conditional exemption to Central Mine Planning and Design Institute (CMPDI) for surveying in coalfield areas of Coal Ind

Govt rolls out SARTHAQ for NEP 2020 implementation

In pursuance of the goals and objectives of the National Education Policy (NEP) 2020 and to assist States and UTs in this task, the Department of School Education and Literacy has developed an indicative and suggestive

NITI Aayog launches the version 2.0 of India Energy Dashboard

Dr Rajiv Kumar, Vice Chairman, NITI Aayog; Dr V K Saraswat, Member, NITI Aayog; Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog; and Dr Rakesh Sarwal, Additional Secretary, NITI Aayog in the presence of Secretaries from Ministry of Coal

Sushil Chandra Appointed as the Chief Election Commissioner

Sushil Chandra has been appointed as the Chief Election Commissioner in the Election Commission of India. He will assume the charge of the office of the Chief Election Commissioner with effect from the 13th April 2021 succeeding Sunil Arora.

Online Dispute Resolution’s Role Critical during Covid-19 Pandemic: Justice DY Chandrachud

Online Dispute Resolution (ODR) has the potential to decentralize, diversify, democratize, and disentangle the justice delivery mechanism, Supreme Court Justice DY Chandrachud said today. He was addressing the release event of a handbook on ODR, d

UNDP India - Spices Board India to develop a blockchain-powered traceability system

UNDP India’s Accelerator Lab and Spices Board India under the Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to build a blockchain-based traceability interf

J&K LG Launches e-portal to manage and monitor development projects

 Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha inaugurated an online portal to facilitate e-management and monitoring of infrastructure. along with two mobile applications - Hamari Sadak and Tameer T

There really is nothing a man can do that a woman cannot do better: Shashi Tharoor

Public Diplomacy Forum in association with Narmadeshwari, Tatsat Foundation, Governance Now and Business World celebrated the spirit of being a woman at the 14th Edition of UN-designated International Women`s Day Awards on 8th March 2021, Hotel Cl

Celebrating the spirit woman with UN designated 14th Edition of the International Women’s Day Awards

Public Diplomacy Forum, in association with Tatsat Foundation, Business World and Governance Now is hosting "International Women`s Day Awards" for the true celebration of "STREE SHAKTI." This is a much-anticipated calendar even

Visionary Talk: Gurcharan Das, Author, Commentator & Public Intellectual on key governance issues


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