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Wednesday February-15,2017

CABINET

Cabinet approves Establishment of Food Legumes Research Platform (FLRP) at Amlaha, Sehore, Madhya Pradesh with Satellite Hubs in West Bengal and Rajasthan by International Center for Agricultural Research in Dry Areas (ICARDA)
Cabinet approves signing of Air Services Agreement between India and Rwanda
Cabinet approves Amending the Collection of Statistics Act, 2008 (7 of 2009)
Cabinet approves acquisition of subsidiary banks of State Bank of India

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves award of contracts under Discovered Small Field Policy bid round - 2016

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

NFAI acquires Dupe Negative of Suraiya starrer Bari Behen (1949)

COMMUNICATION & IT

Recruitment in Postal Department for the post of Outsource Postal Agents

PRESIDENT

President of India congratulates ISRO for the successful launch into space of PSLV – C37, carrying a record 104 satellites

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President congratulates ISRO for successful launch of 104 satellites

PRIME MINISTER

PM congratulates ISRO on successful launch of PSLV-C37 and CARTOSAT satellite together with 103 nano satellites

SPACE

PSLV-C37 successfully launches 104 satellites in a single flight

RAILWAYS

Ministry of Railways to Induct 8 New OHE Inspection and Maintenance Cars

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

International Conference on NexGen Technologies for Mining and Fuel Industries-NxGnMiFu-2017 inaugurated

TOURISM

Dr. Mahesh Sharma launches pre-loaded Sim Card for Tourists arriving in India on E-visa

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi urges schools to strictly observe Guidelines for Eliminating Corporal Punishment
Tuesday February-14,2017

PRIME MINISTER

Delegation of British MPs calls on Prime Minister

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Index Numbers of Wholesale Price in India (Base: 2004-05=100)

DEFENCE

Chief of Army Staff witnesses Aero India 2017, appreciates Synergy

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

MoU signed between Publications Division and Sasta Sahitya Mandal for Joint Publication of books
Monday February-13,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM extends greetings on World Radio Day

POWER

Innovate to bring down cost of Power:Shri PiyushGoyal

HOME AFFAIRS

Shri Kiren Rijiju addresses seminar on ‘Indo-Pacific Region: Converging India-Japan interests’

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Budget for Science & Technology
Friday February-10,2017

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

National Consultation on Implementation of the Tobacco-Free ‘Film Rules’ in Theatres and Television programmes.

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

The Union Minister For Science & Technology And Earth Sciences Dr. Harsh Vardhan released Braille Atlas for Visually Impaired

COAL

Shri Piyush Goyal Chairs Meeting of Parliamentary Consultative Committee of Ministry of Mines and Ministry of Coal on ‘Initiatives in Exploration Regime’ and ‘Mine Safety in Coal Mines’

CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS

Shri Ananthkumar inaugurates Orientation Programme for launching of 1000 Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras (PMBJKs)

ELECTRONICS & IT

“A Digital Friendly Budget aimed at accelerating India’s Transformation into a Digitally Empowered Society”: Ravi Shankar Prasad
Thursday February-9,2017

CULTURE

Press Preview on Friday 10th February, 2017 at 5.00 p.m. for the inauguration of “The Bombay Art Society ( 1888-2016): History and Voyage’, Exhibition and Book Release at NGMA, Mumbai

RAILWAYS

Central Railway Takes Strong Steps against Illegal Advertisement in Trains

CIVIL AVIATION

E-Bidding Process To Select Operator Started for UDAN Scheme
23 Dreamliner Aircraft Already Acquired By Air India, 4 More to Come

HEAVY INDUSTRIES & PUBLIC ENTERPRISES

Anant Geete gives away Export Awards says Exports can play a Vital role in Make in India campaign

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Health Ministry set for its Third Annual National Deworming Day to Tackle Worm Infections in Children

SPACE

Tests for Moon Landing of Chandrayaan-2
Launching of Advanced and Heaviest Spacecraft
Wednesday February-8,2017

CABINET

Cabinet apprised of Framework Agreement between India and Vietnam on cooperation in the exploration and uses of outer space for peaceful purposes
Cabinet approves 'Pradhan Mantri Gramin Digital Saksharta Abhiyan’ for covering 6 crore rural households
Cabinet apprised of MoU between India and France in the field of Science, Technology and Innovation
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Senegal in the field of Health and Medicine

PRIME MINISTER

PM’s reply to the motion of thanks on the President’s Address in the Rajya Sabha

DEFENCE

International Seminar on Regional Cooperation for Safe & Secure Seas

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

BIS raids spuriously hallmarked jewellery

RAILWAYS

INDIAN RLYS ALL SET TO MODERNISE 400 RLY STATIONS
20 stations to be revamped and redeveloped in the First Phase including four stations of W. Rly

HOME AFFAIRS

17th International Counter Terrorism Seminar held today
Terrorists take advantage of element of surprise if we live in isolation, says Col. Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Transparency and Speedy Execution of Works are the New Mantras of the NDA Government, Says Narendra Singh Tomar

DEFENCE

ISRO Rover on Lunar Surface

MINES

Shri Piyush Goyal to launch TAMRA Portal and Mobile Application to ensure transparent award of Statutory Clearances for Mining Operations

POWER

Consultative Committee attached to Ministries of Power and New & Renewable Energy meets

HEAVY INDUSTRIES & PUBLIC ENTERPRISES

Concession and Exemption Given to PSUs

LAW & JUSTICE

Law for protection of witnesses

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

Shri Ram Vilas Paswan Congratulates the Government of Gujarat on becoming the first State for establishing Cashless System for distribution of foodgrains
Tuesday February-7,2017

DEFENCE

Jubilant Maharashtra NCC contingent felicitated in Mumbai

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

First-Of-Its-Kind Solar Manufacturing Plant Will Be A Game Changer In Off-Grid Solar Power Scenario Of India

Spoken Tutorial Project of IIT Bombay Gets A Boost

PRIME MINISTER

PM’s reply to the motion of thanks on the President’s Address in the Lok Sabha

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Six FTII Courses get Master’s Degree Equivalence
Landmark Achievement opens Higher Studies avenues for students

FINANCE

Demonetisation of old 500 and 1000 rupee notes

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

Registration for Kailash Manasarovar Yatra 2017 Organized by Ministry of External Affairs Commences

FINANCE

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) signs four more unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (APAs)

SHIPPING

Shri Nitin Gadkari Holds Meeting with Deputy Prime Minister of Belgium : Seeks Greater Belgian Participation in the Maritime Sector
Monday February-6,2017

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

Maharashtra to become Open Defecation Free by March 2018

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Cashless Transactions

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

50 lacs Universal Account Number (UAN) allotted to Construction Workers
Social Security for Workers in Informal Sector
Expansion of EPF Ambit

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

3.56 Cr fake/duplicate accounts identified for 2015-16 under PAHAL

DEFENCE

Admiral Sunil Lanba CNS reviews Indian Navy’s Theatre Level Operational Readiness Exercise (Tropex 2017)

COAL

Steps taken to Prevent Coal Mine Accidents

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Employment Opportunities for Technical and Arts Graduates
Friday February-3,2017

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

Distribution of foodgrains under TPDS
75% of the rural population and up to 50% of the urban population receiving highly subsidized foodgrains
Roadmap for Cashless Transactions in Ration Shops

ELECTRONICS & IT

UIDAI demonstrate at Zero Tolerance against unauthorized Agencies and Websites
Thursday February-2,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Digital Technology ensures level playing field providing equal opportunities for all- Col. Rathore
Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore inaugurates BES EXPO 2017

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

PM’s Awards for Excellence in Public Administration
Wednesday February-1,2017

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BUDGET- 2017-18

FINANCE

Highlights of the Budget 2017-18
Union Budget 2017-18 presented with focus on rural areas, affordable housing, digital economy and bringing transparency in political funding

Finance Minister announces several measures for revenue mobilization in the General Budget 2017-18 along with a reduction in tax rates for small tax payers
Demonetisation will lead to bigger, cleaner and real GDP, says Jaitley
Budget gives a major push to Digital Economy; proposes No Cash Transaction above Rs 3 lakh
General Budget 2017-18 proposes Reduction in Customs and Excise for Renewable Energy Sector, and Cashless Transaction Devices
Finance Minister unveils string of measures towards Ease of Doing Business
Finance Minister announces Measures for Promoting Affordable Housing and Real Estate Sector
Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Kendras to be extended to all over the Country
FIPB to be phased-out in the next fiscal, Bill to be tabled in Parliament soon to crack down on ponzy schemes
Shares of Railway PSEs - IRCTC, IRFC and IRCON to be listed

CABINET

Cabinet approves Amendments in (i) the Constitution (Scheduled Castes) Order, 1950 to modify the list of Scheduled Castes of the State of Odisha, and (ii) the Constitution (Pondicherry) Scheduled Castes Order, 1964 to change name of the Union Territory from Pondicherry to Puducherry in the Order
Cabinet approves Introduction of The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Amendment) Bill, 2017 in Parliament
Cabinet approves Extension of tenure of loans under the Credit Linked Subsidy Scheme (CLSS) of Pradhan Mantri AwasYojana (PMAY) from 15 to 20 years

PRIME MINISTER

English rendering of the Prime Minister’s Statement on Union Budget- 2017-18

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Informaiton for the benefit of pernionser/family pensioners of State Governments

Tuesday January-31,2017

ECONOMIC SURVEY

FINANCE

Economic Survey 2017 : Highlights
GDP growth in 2017-18 projected at 6.75 - 7.5 % post-demonetization
Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley presents Economic Survey 2016-17 in Parliament
GDP growth in 2017-18 is projected at 6 ¾ to 7 ½ percent Post-demonetisation
Economic Survey 2016-17 suggests setting up of a centralised Public Sector Asset Rehabilition Agency
Economic Survey: Universal Basic Income (UBI) Scheme an alternative to plethora of State subsidies for poverty alleviation;
Economic Survey advocates reforms to unleash economic dynamism and social justice
Property Tax can be tapped to generate Additional Revenue at City Level
Apparel and Leather industry key to generation of formal and productive jobs: Economic Survey 2016-17
Labour migration in India increasing at an accelerating rate, reveals new study: Economic Survey 2016-17
Income Tax Department (ITD) launches Operation Clean Money

PRESIDENT

Address by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee to members of both houses of Parliament

PRIME MINISTER

English transcript of Prime Minister’s address ahead of the Budget Session of Parliament
PM greets NDRF team, on their 12th Raising Day celebrations

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Digital Radio platform to promote Digital and Connectivity revolution in the Country
Monday January-30,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM conveys his best wishes all the participants of T20 World Cup for the Blind-2017
PM pays tributes to Mahatma Gandhi, on his Punya Tithi

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

Government Constitutes Task Force for preparing Action Plan for Next three Olympic Games: Vijay Goel

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Rural Housing targets in 2016-17 absolutely doable-MoRD
Sunday January-29,2017

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Talking points of Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare, Mr. J.P. Nadda at ‘Platinum Jubilee Conference by Tata Memorial Centre” in Mumbai

PRIME MINISTER

PM Narendra Modi gives Gurumantra "smile more and score more" to students

English rendering of the text of PM’s ‘Mann Ki Baat’ address on All India Radio on 29.01.2017
Saturday January-28,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

First phase of National Film Heritage Mission gets underway at NFAI
I&B Secretary reaffirms Government’s commitment towards preservation of country’s filmic heritage.

Friday January-27,2017

PRESIDENT

The President has accepted the resignation of Shri V. Shanmuganathan, as Governor of Meghalaya and Arunachal Pradesh.

ELECTRONICS & IT

UIDAI Achieves 111 Crore Mark on Aadhaar Generation Unique Identity Covers to Over 99 Percent Adult Residents of India

FINANCE

Clarifications on implementation of GAAR provisions under the Income Tax Act, 1961

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

National MSME Policy to be formulated for the First Time in India

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Rural Roads Target well within reach- Ministry of Rural Development

SKILL DEVELOPMENT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

National Entrepreneurship Awards 2016 to be presented by Home Minister Rajnath Singh on 30th January 2017

UPSC

Combined Defence Services Examination (I) 2016

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

UD Ministry takes serious views of delays in execution of NCRPB aided projects
Wednesday January-25,2017

PRESIDENT

Address by the President of India on the eve of the Republic Day of India 2017

HOME AFFAIRS

Padma Awards 2017 announced

Sharad Pawar, U R Rao, K J Yesudas and Sadguru Jaggi Vasudev to be honoured with Padma Vibhushan.
Anuradha Paudwal, Kailash Kher and Bhawana Somaaya to get Padma Shri

Correctional Service Medals for Distinguished/Meritorious Service announced
SSB Officers Will Celebrate Republic Day on Border Out Posts
Jeevan Raksha Padak Awards – 2016 announced

PRIME MINISTER

List of Agreements/MOUs exchanged during the State visit of Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi to India
PM wishes citizens on National Voters’ Day
Text of the PM’s Press Statement during the joint media briefing with Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi (January 25, 2017)

Election Commission

President confers National Awards for Best electoral practices for the year 2016

FINANCE

No Final Decision taken on the Recommendations of the Committee of Chief Ministers on Digital Payments constituted under the Chairmanship of Shri Chandrababu Naidu, Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

No extension beyond 31st January, 2017 to switch off analog signals in Phase III Urban Areas

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

Guidelines Prescribing Modalities for Persons With Disabilities to Show Respect to The National Anthem

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Deepak Jain secured the top in Computer based examination for Company Secretaries

DEFENCE

Curtain Raiser-Republic Day – 2017
Gallantry Awards to Navy on 26 January 2017
Defence Minister visits DG NCC Republic Day Camp-2017
398 Republic Day Gallantry and other Defence Decorations Announced
Gallantry Awards to Army on 26 January 2017
Tuesday January-24,2017

CABINET

Cabinet approves Short term market borrowing by NABARD for on lending to Cooperative Banks
Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana - 2017
Cabinet approves ratification of the Second Commitment Period of Kyoto Protocol to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change
Cabinet approves exchanging of Airports Authority of India's land measuring 11.35 acres with equivalent land of Govt. of Bihar at Jai Prakash Narayan International Airport, Patna for expansion / development purpose
Cabinet approves Interest waiver for the two months of November and December, 2016 for farmers accessing short term crop loans from Cooperative Banks and providing interest subvention to National Bank for Agricultural and Rural Development (NABARD) on additional refinance by NABARD to Cooperative Banks
IIMs to be declared as Institutions of National Importance
Cabinet approves a New Scheme for promotion of Rural Housing in the country

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves setting up of a world class Integrated Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre at Pragati Maidan, New Delhi by ITPO

PRIME MINISTER

PM’s message on National Girl Child Day

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Prime Minister’s SHRAM awards for the year 2015 announced
Monday January-23,2017

PRESIDENT

President pays Homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

PRIME MINISTER

PM salutes Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, on his birth anniversary

FINANCE

40 Officers of the Customs & Central Excise selected for Grant of Presidential Award of Appreciation Certificate for Specially distinguished Record of Service.
The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management (FRBM) Committee headed by Shri N.K. Singh presents its Report to the Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley today.
Saturday January-21,2017

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

66th Convocation of SNDTWU held; 47 PhD degrees conferred from 19 subjects

RAILWAYS

Western Railway’s Mumbai Central Division saved Rs.1.37 cr. through energy conservation

Friday January-20,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

CURTAIN RAISER & MEDIA INVITE
FD Zone to Screen Popular Japanese Animation Film – “Tomako Love Story”

FINANCE

Amendment in Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme (PMGKDS), 2016
Thursday January-19,2017

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Digital exhibition on Sardar Patel inaugurated by Maharashtra Governor, Shri C Vidyasagar Rao

PRIME MINISTER

PM expresses pain over the loss of lives in road accident in Etah district of UP
Tamil Nadu Chief Minister calls on PM
Prime Minister’s Telephonic Conversation with US President Barack Obama

NITI Aayog

Digital payment promotion gets a boost
More than 3.81 lakh consumers and 21,000 merchants win prizes worth Rs.60.90 crore at Digi-Dhan Melas
Wednesday January-18,2017

RAILWAYS

Central Railway to run weekend Republic Day trains to Goa and Nagpur to clear the extra rush

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Digital exhibition on Sardar Patel to be inaugurated by Maharashtra Governor, Shri C. Vidyasagar Rao

COMMUNICATION & IT

NSSO Officers undergo training in Nagpur ahead of Service Sector Enterprises Survey

CABINET

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Serbia for cooperation in the field of Information Technology and Electronics
Cabinet approves India’s Membership in the International Vaccine Institute (IVI), South Korea
Cabinet apprised of the MoU between the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) and the Japanese Aerospace Exploration Agency (JAXA) for cooperation in the field of outer space
Cabinet approves MoU on cooperation on Youth matters between India and Russia
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Vietnam In the field of cyber security
Cabinet approves Trade Agreement negotiations with Peru
Cabinet gives approval to the package for supporting Micro and Small Enterprises (MSEs) – Augmentation of Corpus of Credit Guarantee Trust Fund for Micro and Small Enterprises (CGTMSE)
Cabinet approves the Establishment of Indian Agricultural Research Institute, Jharkhand
Cabinet approves MOU between India and United Arab Emirates for cooperation in the field of Small and Medium Enterprises and Innovation
Cabinet approves MOU between India and United Arab Emirates for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors
Cabinet approves amendment in Modified Special Incentive Package Scheme
Cabinet approves MoU between India and the United Arab Emirates on Institutional Cooperation in Maritime Transport
Cabinet approves MoU between India and the United Arab Emirates on the Mutual Recognition of Certificates of Competency as per the provisions of the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (STCW, 78) and amendments thereof
Cabinet approves the exclusion of States from the investments of National Small Savings Fund from 1.4.2016
Cabinet approves MoU between India and the United Arab Emirates on Bilateral Cooperation in the Road Transport and Highways sector
Cabinet approves the repealing of the obsolete and redundant laws

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves Alternative Mechanism to decide on the quantum of disinvestment in case of minority stake sale in CPSEs
Cabinet approves Listing of Government owned General Insurance Companies at the stock exchanges
Tuesday January-17,2017

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BIS revises Standard for Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery

PRIME MINISTER

Text of the inaugural address by Prime Minister at Second Raisina Dialogue, New Delhi (January 17, 2017)

DEFENCE

Twenty five BRAVEHEARTS BAG NATIONAL BRAVERY Awards – 2016

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Inaugurates Annual Conference of State Minorities Commissions

AGRICULTURE

Carry out maximum work in Hindi regarding implementation of the policies/schemes concerned with Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare: Shri Radha Mohan Singh.

HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION

States can’t dilute Real Estate Act; Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu warns of public outcry

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

IIMC should strive for journalism courses in all Indian Languages
Monday January-16,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM expresses sadness over the loss of lives in stampede in West Bengal; approves ex-gratia of Rs 2 lakh

EARTH SCIENCE

Ministry of Earth Sciences Commissions Higher Resolution Weather Prediction Model

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

J P Nadda inaugurates the National Workshop on ‘Life and Fire Safety in Healthcare Facilities in India’

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Filmmaking has become a Democratic process in changing times of technology: Col. Rathore
Sunday January-15,2017

PRESIDENT

President of India Extends his Greetings on the Occasion of Army Day 2017
President of India condoles the passing away of Shri Surjit Singh Barnala

PRIME MINISTER

PM salutes Indian Army on the occasion of Army Day
PM expresses grief on the loss of lives in Bihar boat tragedy; approves ex-gratia from PMNRF
Friday January-13,2017

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President greets people on Makar Sankranti and Pongal

PRIME MINISTER

Text of PMs address to the inaugural event of Ramayana Darshanam Exhibition at Vivekananda Kendra, Kanyakumari, via video conferencing

WATER RESOURCES

Issue of bringing water into concurrent list being discussed with States

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Expert Group on SECC submits report to MoRD Shri Tomar
Thursday January-12,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM pays tributes to Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary

DEFENCE

Kalvari Class Submarines a Key Milestone in Self-Reliance and Indigenisation for Country: Dr Subhash Bhamre
Successful Test Firing of Guided Pinaka
Wednesday January-11,2017

PRIME MINISTER

Text of PM's statement to media, during the joint media briefing with President of Kenya

RAILWAYS

Minister of Railways Invites Non Railways StakeHolders to the Roundtable Discussion on Environment and Housekeeping Issues of Indian Railways

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

Shri Gadkari Exhorts NGOs and the Public to participate in making Indian Roads Safe
Tuesday January-10,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM condemns the terror attack in Kabul; condoles loss of innocent lives in the attack
Text of PM’s address at the Inauguration Ceremony of Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

India & Portugal to work out a co-production agreement in Films Sector

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

Statement of Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs & Sports Shri Vijay Goel on IOA

SHIPPING

Sagarmala – Sailing towards a Vibrant Gujarat

RAILWAYS

Initiatives to Increase Non-Fare Revenue and To Promote Ease of Ticketing Through Digital Transactions Launched
Monday January-9,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Upcoming National Museum of Indian Cinema seeks artefacts and memorabilia from the film industry

PRESIDENT

Speech of the President of India For the Valedictory address and conferment of the Pravasi Bhartiya Samman at the 14TH edition of the Pravasi Bhartiya Divas at Bengaluru

PRIME MINISTER

PM delighted over 10 million downloads of BHIM App in 10 days
Text of PM's address at the Inauguration of Nobel Exhibition at Science City, Ahmedabad
Text of PM’s address at "Bhumi Pujan" for redevelopment of Gandhinagar Railway Station Complex, Gujarat on 09 January, 2017
Text of PM’s address on the occasion of Inauguration of the India International Exchange at GIFT city, Gandhinagar

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards-2017
India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians

POWER

India’s partnership with Japan in Energy Sector critical for a Sustainable Energy Future for both Nations: Shri Piyush Goyal

FINANCE

Tax collection figures for the period April -December 2016 show a positive trend as Direct Taxes grow by 12.01% and Indirect Taxes grow by 25% over the corresponding period last year i.e. April-December 2015

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

No additional levy on use of cards at petrol stations says Petroleum Minister
Saturday January-7,2017

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

Khadi India Lounge selling designer clothes launched in Mumbai
Government targets skill upgradation of weavers and artisans to boost employment opportunities.

Friday January-6,2017

VICE PRESIDENT

NCC is shaping the character and moral fibre of our young people: Vice President

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

New Delhi World Book Fair to Celebrate Women Writings & 60 Years of National Book Trust
Thursday January-5,2017

PRESIDENT

President of India delivers new year message to Governors and Lt. Governors

PRIME MINISTER

PM attends 350th birth anniversary celebrations of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Maharaj in Patna
Text of PM’s address at 350th Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Shri Guru Gobind Singh Ji Maharaj in Patna, Bihar on 05.01.2017

Election Commission

Unprecedented Reach of Election Schedule Announcement on Social Media

AGRICULTURE

Shri Radha Mohan Singh inaugurates National Workshop on Skill Development in Agriculture
Wednesday January-4,2017

PRESIDENT

Press Communique

PRIME MINISTER

Three Groups of Secretaries present ideas on governance, science & technology, and energy & environment to PM

CABINET

Cabinet approves signing of MoU between India and Portugal in the field of agriculture and allied sectors
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Kenya on bilateral cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors
Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Uruguay regarding Cooperation and Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters
Cabinet approves transfer of 34.87 Ha land in Sector 24, Dwarka, New Delhi from Delhi Development Authority to Land and Development Office for the purpose of proposed Second Diplomatic Enclave

Election Commission

Biennial/Bye Election to Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra and Karnataka Legislative Council from Graduates' and Teachers' Constituencies
Schedule for the General Elections to the Legislative Assemblies of Goa, Manipur, Punjab, Uttarakhand and Uttar Pradesh

FINANCE

Year End Review - Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance takes various initiatives to promote use of mobile banking/e-banking technology for cashless transactions and e-payments in Central Government Ministries/Departments;

TEXTILES

Helpline for Handloom Weavers ‘Bunkar Mitra’ starts functioning
Tuesday January-3,2017

COMMUNICATION & IT

Digi Dhan Mela for creating awareness and to promote Digital Payments inaugurated in Mumbai

PRIME MINISTER

Group of Secretaries presents ideas on “Transport and Communications” to PM
PM's Address at the Inauguration of the 104th Session of the Indian Science Congress, Tirupati

AYUSH

Year End Review: Ministry of AYUSH

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

BHIM will create Equality

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas Convention is a Very Important Platform for Engagement of Government of India and State Governments with Overseas Indian Community: Shri Dnyaneshwar Mulay

FINANCE

Year End Review - 2016- Ministry of Finance- Government realizes Rs.21,432.38 crore, by end-November 2016, through CPSEs’ disinvestment receipts, constituting around 59.53 % of the Budgeted Target of Rs. 36,000 crore ;

HOME AFFAIRS

Year End review: Ministry of Home Affairs

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Pan-India expansion of Maternity Benefit Programme (MBP) to benefit pregnant and lactating mothers across the country
Monday January-2,2017

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Digi Dhan Mela to create awareness and promote cashless transactions

DEFENCE

Successful Flight Test of Agni – IV
Air Marshal SB Deo takes over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff of Indian Air Force

FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRIES

Major Achievements of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries – 2016

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Launches Haj Committee of India Mobile App Preparations Begin for Haj Pilgrimage 2017: Online Application from Today Last Date to Apply For Haj is 24th January 2017

UPSC

Prof. David R. Syiemlieh to perform duties of Chairman, UPSC

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