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Google CEO Sundar Pichai appreciates Prime Minister’s leadership in the battle against Covid-19, briefs PM on Google’s large investment plans in India

Prime Minister Modi interacted with Google CEO Shri Sundar Pichai via video conferencing earlier today...

PM chaired review meeting on Covid-19 pandemic preparations

Prime Minister Modi, today reviewed the Covid-19 situationin the country. The review meeting was attended among others, by Hon’ble Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah, Union Health Minister Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Member, NITI Aayog, Cabinet Secretary and other senior officials of Government of India. ..

Finance Minister reviews implementation of #AatmaNirbharBharat Package pertaining to Ministries of Finance & Corporate Affairs.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on May 12, 2020, announced the Special economic and comprehensive package of Rs. 20 lakh crores - equivalent to 10% of India’s GDP – to fight COVID-19 pandemic in India. He gave a clarion call for Aatma Nirbhar Bharat or Self-Reliant India Movement. He also outlined five pillars of Aatma Nirbhar Bharat – Economy, Infrastructure, System, Vibrant Demography and Demand. ..

Indian Navy Completes “Operation Samudra Setu”

Operation Samudra Setu, which was launched on May 5, 2020 as part of the national effort to repatriate Indian citizens from overseas during the COVID-19 pandemic has culminated after successfully bringing 3,992 Indian citizens back to their homeland by sea. Indian Naval Ships Jalashwa (Landing Platform Dock), and Airavat, Shardul and Magar (Landing Ship Tanks) ..

PM to interact with representatives from Varanasi based NGOs tomorrow

During the lockdown imposed in view of the COVID pandemic, the residents of Varanasi and members of social organizations, through their own efforts as well as by providing assistance to the District Administration, ensured that food was available timely for everyone in need. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will interact with representatives of such organisations tomorrow via..

HRD Minister releases UGC Revised Guidelines on Examinations and Academic Calendar for the Universities in view of COVID-19 Pandemic

HRD Minister releases UGC Revised Guidelines on Examinations and Academic Calendar for the Universities in view of COVID-19 Pandemic..

Vice President launches Elyments mobile App, urges every Indian to adopt 'Atma Nirbhar Bharat' campaign to transform “Local” India into a “Glocal” India

The Vice President of India, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu today called for creating an ecosystem for innovation and entrepreneurship to thrive and urged every Indian to adopt Atm-Nirbhar Bharat campaign to transform “Local” India into “Glocal” India. ..

PM announces extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana

PM announces extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana..

Clean Energy Can Support India’s Economic Recovery post-Covid-19

Covid-19 has presented significant demand- and supply-side challenges for India’s transport and power sectors, from liquidity constraints and supply shortages to shifts in consumer demand and preferences. ..

PM chairs meeting to review planning and preparations for vaccination against Covid-19

Prime Minister Modi today chaired a high-level meeting to review the planning and preparations for vaccination against Covid-19, as and when the vaccine is available...

Skill development will be the backbone of Atmnirbhar Bharat and Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan: Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey

Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey, today said that skilling, up-skilling and re-skilling of India’s workforce would play a crucial role in the success of the Government’s vision of Atmanirbhar Bharat and Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan...

National Centre of Polar and Ocean Research has found a dramatic decline in #Arctic sea ice due to #GlobalWarming

In the last 40 years (1979-2018), sea ice has been declining at a rate of ‘-4.7% /decade, while its rate was found to be ‘-13%’ in July 2019. The National Centre of Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR) has found a dramatic decline in the Arctic sea ice due to global warming. The decline of sea ice has led to a localised increase in evaporation, air humidity, cloud cover, and rainfall. Arctic sea ice is a sensitive indicator of climate change and has strong retaliatory effects on other components of the ..

Prime Minister to launch ‘Atma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan'

COVID-19 pandemic has had an adverse impact on workforce in general and migrant workers in particular. A large number of migrant workers returned to several states. The challenge of containing Covid-19 was compounded by the need to provide basic amenities and means of livelihood to migrants and rural workers. Government of India announced the Atma Nirbhar Bharat Package to stimulate various sectors. In order to generate employment with thrust towards creating infrastructure in backward regions of ..