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Tuesday August-22,2017

DEVELOPMENT OF NORTH EASTERN REGION

Dr Jitendra Singh calls for 'Make in India' health module

FINANCE

Finance Minister Sh Arun Jaitley chairs the 17th meeting of FSDC
Monday August-21,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM reviews progress of Soil Health Cards and PMFBY

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President condoles the loss of lives in UP Train Accident

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Health Secretary chairs National Review of NHM

NEW & RENEWABLE ENERGY

Shri Piyush Goyal addresses the 8th World Renewable Energy Technology Congress

HOME AFFAIRS

Hope Doklam standoff between India and China to be resolved soon: Shri Rajnath Singh

STATISTICS & PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTATION

“Need to strike at the root causes of gender bias ..”: says union minister for statistics & programme implementation, shri d.v sadananda gowda

AGRICULTURE

“Sankalp Se Sidhi” program being organized across the country to commemorate the 75th Anniversary of Quit India Movement

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

HRD Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar launches ‘Swasth Bachche, Swasth Bharat’
Saturday August-19,2017

FINANCE

National Conference on Insolvency and Bankruptcy :Changing Paragdigm

Friday August-18,2017

TEXTILES

Second Meeting of Cotton Advisory Board for the Cotton Season 2016-17 held in Mumbai

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President condemns terror attack in Barcelona

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

Swachh Sankalp se Swachh Siddhi Competition

FINANCE

Finance Minister Sh Arun Jaitley writes to State Chief Ministers to reduce burden of Value Added Tax on Petroleum Products used for manufacturing
Shri Arun Jaitley, Union Minister of Finance, Corporate Affairs & Defence to deliver the Inaugural Address at the National Conference on ‘Insolvency and Bankruptcy: Changing Paradigm’ at Mumbai tomorrow

HOME AFFAIRS

Last Date for Padma Awards nominations - 15th September, 2017

Election Commission

CEOs Conference at New Delhi on 18th and 19th August, 2017-regarding
Thursday August-17,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

FTII’s Short Foundation Courses in digital cinematography, acting and screenplay writing rolled out in Mumbai

PRIME MINISTER

Text of Prime Minister’s address to the Young Entrepreneurs at the "Champions of Change" initiative organised by NITI Aayog on 17 August 2017
PM addresses Young Entrepreneurs at the "Champions of Change" initiative organised by NITI Aayog

PRESIDENT

Human safety and lives must always come first, says President Kovind to Indian Mining Industry

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

NHAI launches mobile App MyFASTag and FASTag Partner
NHAI takes steps to facilitate availability of FASTags for Electronic Toll Collection

ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS

Environment Minister Launches “Harit Diwali, Swasth Diwali” Campaign; urges children to celebrate Pollution-Free Diwali this Year
Wednesday August-16,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Foundation Courses by FTII and Films Division beginning from 17 th August

CABINET

Cabinet approves raising Extra Budgetary Resources upto Rs. 9020 crore for Long Term Irrigation Fund during the year 2017-18
Cabinet approves creation of 7 posts of Principal Director and 36 posts of Director on regular basis in the Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Service
Cabinet approves completion of balance works of North Koel Reservoir Project
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Sweden on IPRs
Cabinet approves creation of a single non-lapsable corpus fund for Secondary
Cabinet approves creation of one post of Director and three non-teaching posts for NIT, Andhra Pradesh
Union Cabinet approves new Metro Rail Policy; Focus on compact urban development, cost reduction and multi-modal integration

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves Scheme of Budgetary Support under GST Regime to the eligible units located in States of Jammu & Kashmir, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and North Eastern States including Sikkim
Cabinet approves closure of Andaman & Nicobar Islands Forest and Plantation Development Corporation Limited (ANIFPDCL), Port Blair
Cabinet approves procedure and mechanism for Strategic Disinvestment

HOME AFFAIRS

An article on “Decoding PM’s Speech” by Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh

POWER

States participating in UDAY take over targeted debt of Rs. 2.09 lakh crores of their DISCOMs

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Hon’ble President to give away the National Safety Awards (Mines)
National Safety Awards (Mines)-2013 & 2014

CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS

Department of Pharmaceuticals to observe Swachhta Pakhwada
Tuesday August-15,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM’s Independence Day Speech 2017- Highlights in English
Preliminary text of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s address to the Nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on the 71st Independence Day
PM addresses nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort on 71st Independence Day
PM launches website to honour gallantry award winners
PM greets people on the occasion of Janmashtami
PM greets the Nation on Independence Day
Monday August-14,2017

PRESIDENT

President’s address to the nation on the eve of India’s 71st Independence Day, 2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM speaks to Assam CM regarding flood situation in the State
PM speaks to Bihar CM regarding flood situation in the State; assures all support to Bihar government

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President Greets People on Independence Day

HOME AFFAIRS

Independence Day Correctional Service Medals Announced

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Shri J P Nadda condoles loss of lives in accident due to massive landslide in Himachal

HOME AFFAIRS

Independence Day Police Medals Announced

COMMUNICATION & IT

BSNL Independence Day offer- Truly One India: Now get the benefits of Voice/SMS STVs and Combo Vouchers while Roaming

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Index Numbers of Wholesale Price in India (Base: 2011-12=100)
Review for the month of July, 2017
Saturday August-12,2017

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi addresses review meeting on Haj 2017 and orientation camp at Mumbai
New Haj policy-2018 to be unveiled this month: Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

NEW & RENEWABLE ENERGY

After GST implementation competition for quality and productivity will increase : Piyush Goyal

Friday August-11,2017

SHIPPING

Government is committed to infrastructure Development – Gadkari
Cochin Shipyard Ltd. equity issue oversubscribed by 76 times

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

Swachhathon 1.0 : Mumbai Curtain Raiser

Not easy to change behaviour of open defecation of people : Babanrao Lonikar

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Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India on Revenue Sector for the year ended 31st March 2016

Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India on General and Social Sector for the year ended 31st March 2016

Report of the Comptroller and Auditor General of India on Local Bodies for the year ended 31st March 2016

PRIME MINISTER

Text of PM’s remarks during the welcome of Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, in the Rajya Sabha
PM’s remarks during the welcome of Vice President M. Venkaiah Naidu, in the Rajya Sabha

VICE PRESIDENT

Text of the maiden speech of Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu as Chairman of Rajya Sabha to the House after sworn in as the Vice-President of India on August 11, 2017.

FINANCE

Finance Ministry issues guidelines; All Central Government offices to retrofit energy efficient appliances

DEFENCE

Multi-Media show to Highlight Contribution of Armed Forces Post-Independence

CIVIL AVIATION

AAI Commemorates 75th Anniversary of Quit India Movement

FINANCE

Highlights of the Economic Survey 2016-17 Volume-2
Highlights of Reforms Measures in the Economic Survey 2016-17 Volume-2
Economic Survey 2016-17 Volume-2 : State of the Economy - An Analytical
Thursday August-10,2017

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Launching of New Science odyssey Film
National Parks Adventure

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

Swachhathon 1.0 - A swachh bharat Hackathon

PRIME MINISTER

Text of PM’s remarks in the Rajya Sabha, on the farewell of Vice President Hamid Ansari
PM’s remarks in the Rajya Sabha, on the farewell of Vice President Hamid Ansari

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas celebrates World BioFuel Day 2017

TEXTILES

Carrying Forward the Success of Textiles India 2017

WATER RESOURCES

Ten Namami Gange projects of Rs. 2,000 crore Approved

SPACE

Venus Mission of ISRO

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

Appointment of Lokpal

FINANCE

Medium-term Expenditure Framework Statement laid in Parliament today;

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Dr Mahendra Nath Pandey launches Indian National Anthem video in sign language.
Wednesday August-9,2017

PRIME MINISTER

Text of PM’s address in Lok Sabha during Special Discussion on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement
PM addresses Lok Sabha during Special Discussion on the occasion of the 75th anniversary of Quit India Movement
PM salutes all the women & men who took part in the Quit India movement, on the 75th anniversary; Urges people to take pledge for creating a 'New India' by 2022
PM condoles the demise of MP and former Union Minister, Shri Sanwar Lal Jat

WATER RESOURCES

MDWS is crowd sourcing innovative ideas on Rural Sanitation

AGRICULTURE

State wise Target set for 100 million Artificial Insemination for 2017-18

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Steps for Revival of Salt Farming Industry

HEAVY INDUSTRIES & PUBLIC ENTERPRISES

“Equal pay for equal work in CPSUs”
Tuesday August-8,2017

SHIPPING

Cruise Tourism in India has huge potential: Shri Nitin Gadkari
‘The Dawn of Cruise tourism in India’

HOME AFFAIRS

Preparatory Meeting of the First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ begins

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

Swachh Bharat launches Swachh Survekshan Gramin 2017

DEFENCE

Signing of Military and Defence agreements
Monday August-7,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM greets the nation in Sanskrit on Sanskrit Day
Smt. Sharbati Devi, a 103 year old widow ties a Rakhi on PM
Women and children tie Rakhi on PM's wrist on the occasion of Raksha Bandhan

FINANCE

25% growth in number of Income Tax Returns filed in current fiscal Advance Tax (Personal Income Tax) collections up by 41%
GST Council Recommends Increase in Maximum Ceiling of Cess Leviable on Motor Vehicles Falling Under Headings 8702 and 8703 to 25% Instead of Present 15%

SHIPPING

India and Iran reiterate their commitment for early operationalization of Chabahar Port Shri Nitin Gadkari returns from a two day visit to Teheran
Saturday August-5,2017

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President congratulates the Vice President-elect, Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu

PRIME MINISTER

PM's video message for the second edition of "Samvad"- Global Initiative on Conflict Avoidance and Environment Consciousness
PM congratulates Shri M Venkaiah Naidu on being elected India’s 13th Vice President
Friday August-4,2017

FINANCE

The Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley Announces a New Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) by the Name “BHARAT 22”
Income Tax Offices to remain open on Saturday,5th August, 2017 for filing of income tax returns

SPACE

ISRO and CSIR-NPL sign MoU for time and frequency traceability services

WATER RESOURCES

Water Storage Level of 91 major reservoirs of the country goes up by four per cent

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

151 ‘One Stop Centres’ for women affected by violence have been operationalized till date: Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi

CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS

2091 ‘Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP) Kendras’ functional across the country: Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya
Stringent steps taken by Government of India to check the Quality of Drugs available in the Country: Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

MDWS is crowd sourcing innovative ideas on Rural Sanitation

POWER

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

HOME AFFAIRS

Requirement of Aadhaar number for Registration of Death of an Individual.
Thursday August-3,2017

PRESIDENT

Speech of the President of India on the occasion of meeting with Indian Forest Service Probationers of the 2016-18 course
Indian Forest Service Officers are the nation’s soldiers in an important area of environmental and ecological conservation, says President

PRIME MINISTER

Kuwait NRI student Riddhiraj donates Prize Money to Indian Army Welfare Fund
Former President Pranab Mukherjee shares the letter from PM, received on his last day in office as the President Says, the letter from PM has touched his heart

DEFENCE

255 Sorties were flown by Indian Air Force during HADR Operation in Gujarat and Rajasthan

EARTH SCIENCE

PARTIAL ECLIPSE OF THE MOON

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Breastfeeding Week to promote breastfeeding

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Quality of education at primary/secondary levels
Quality of education in rural areas

POWER

25.28 crores LEDs distributed by EESL in 36 States and UTs across India under UJALA Scheme

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

National Highways along Coastline
NHAI invites private participation for developing amenities along national highways

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

Inclusion of castes in Scheduled Caste List
Eligibility Criteria for Senior Citizens
Welfare of Transgenders
Financial Assistance to Economically Backward Classes Children
Wednesday August-2,2017

CABINET

Cabinet apprised of MOU between India and Spain on India-Spain cooperation in renewable energy
Cabinet approves MoU between India and BRICs countries to set up BRICS Agriculture Research Platform

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves construction of doubling of line with electrification between Vanchi-Maniyachchi- Nagercoil via Tirunelveli
Cabinet approves construction of doubling of line with electrification between Madurai-Vanchi and Maniyachchi-Tuticorin
Cabinet approves construction of doubling of line with electrification between Thiruvananthapuram and Kanniyakumari

PRIME MINISTER

PM addresses 99th birthday celebrations of Dada Vaswani via video conference

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

7th Meeting of BRICS Trade Ministers- Shanghai

FINANCE

Statement by Secretary, DEA on third Bi-Monthly Monetary Policy Statement 2017-18

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Shri J P Nadda flags off relief supplies for the flood affected families in Assam, Manipur and Gujarat

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

Trade Related Entrepreneurship Development Assistance Scheme (TREAD) women entrepreneurship programme
Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Lending to Minority Community

RAILWAYS

Buy Rail Tickets Now and Pay Later
Improvement in Passenger Facilities in different areas on Railways

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Plastic Converted In to Petrol
Tuesday August-1,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

NFAI to host Thai Film Festival

PRIME MINISTER

PM reviews flood situation in North-Eastern States at a series of high-level meetings in Guwahati; announces assistance of over Rs. 2000 crore

CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS

Amendments to the Legal Metrology (Packaged Commodities) Rules, 2011 to make mandatory for Medical Devices to print MRP on the packages
After introduction of GST, all India weighted average MRP of Urea has decreased by 71 paise per bag: Shri Mansukh L. Mandaviya

DEFENCE

Dr. Subhash Bhamre inaugurates 75th raising day of AFHQ Civilian Services

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Health Ministry to launch Intensified Mission Indradhanush

Targets full immunization coverage by 2018

HOME AFFAIRS

Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad inaugurates National Conference for Young SPs of States/UTs and Commandants of CAPFs

MINES

Payment of Mineral Royalty to Districts

RAILWAYS

Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu, Minister of Railways & Shri Devendra Fadnavis, Chief Minister of Maharashtra lays foundation stone to develop Cold Storage Warehouse for onion at Lasalgaon near Nashik

TRIBAL AFFAIRS

Fake Certificates
Entrepreneur Capital Fund

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

Promotion of traditional sports
Mission XI Million
Monday July-31,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM announces ex-gratia for victims of building collapse in Mumbai
PM invites ideas for his speech on August 15
PM announces ex-gratia for flood victims of Assam and Rajasthan

FINANCE

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to inaugurate the two day Conclave of Tax Officers ‘Rajaswa Gyansangam’ scheduled to be held on 1st and 2nd September, 2017 in the national capital.
Government enters into nine Unilateral Advance Pricing Agreements (UAPAs) with Indian taxpayers in July, 2017

POWER

NHPC scheduled to generate 4458.69 MUs additional power from Parbati-II and Kishanganga Projects: Shri Piyush Goyal

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Safeguard of domestic & small establishments workers
Reduction in PF contribution
EPFO’s tie-up with Banks

WATER RESOURCES

Projects worth Rs 425 crore approved by NMCG

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Objective of Higher Education

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Swachh Survekshan-2018’s rousing anthem ‘Swachhata Ki Jyot Jagi Hai’ released

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Index of Eight Core Industries (Base: 2011-12=100) June, 2017
Sunday July-30,2017

PRIME MINISTER

English rendering of the text of PM’s ‘Mann ki Baat’ programme on All India Radio on 30.07.2017

Mann Ki Baat : PM Modi calls for making 2017 as a year for resolve

Saturday July-29,2017

COAL

MAKING INDIA MORE CONTEMPORARY SHOULD BE THE FOCUS--PIYUSH GOEL

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi launches “Jiyo Parsi Publicity Phase-2” in Mumbai

Friday July-28,2017

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Commerce and Industry Minister invites graduating students of IIFT to give suggestions for the Proposed Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20

FINANCE

BRICS countries’ Heads of Revenue Meeting hails GST Reforms being introduced in India; Memorandum of Cooperation (MOC) in respect of tax matters identifying areas of cooperation signed by the BRICS Heads of Revenue at the Meeting held at Hangzhou,China .
Benefits of the reduced rates/tax rebate to the consumers post GST
Insurance Schemes for unorganized sector persons/people living below the poverty line

CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS

Government has taken a number of measures to curb malpractices in neem coating of urea: Shri Mansukh Lal Mandaviya

WATER RESOURCES

No Politics on Water says Uma Bharti Jal Manthan-iv Inaugurated

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Ministry of Health releases Operational Guidelines for Planning and Implementation of Family Participatory Care
Thursday July-27,2017

PRIME MINISTER

Text of PMs speech at the public meeting at Rameswaram, Tamil Nadu, 27 July, 2017
PM in Rameswaram

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Clarification regarding suggestions received by WCD Ministry on issues related to NRI Marriages

EARTH SCIENCE

Severe Weather Warning – 27-31 July,2017

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

Rice procurement estimated 375 lakh tonnes during 2017-18 for Kharif Crop

POWER

Government takes steps to Ease Stress in Stalled Thermal Power Projects: Shri Piyush Goyal

RAILWAYS

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu felicitates Indian Railways Women Cricketers of Indian Women Cricket Team

AGRICULTURE

To enable farmers to get maximum yields at lower cost, Government launched ambitious Soil Health Card scheme: Shri Radha Mohan Singh

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

Sterling performance of Indian Women Cricket Team at World Cup inspires Youth to take Sports as a career: Vijay Goel

Election Commission

Schedule for bye-elections to fill clear vacancy in State Legislative Assemblies of Andhra Pradesh, Goa and NCT of Delhi - Regarding.

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Shri Bandaru Dattatreya attends the BRICS Labour & Employment Ministers’ Meet in China
Wednesday July-26,2017

CABINET

Cabinet gives ex-post facto approval for amendment of the Constitution (Application to Jammu & Kashmir) Order, 1954
Cabinet apprised of the MoU signed between India and Palestine on cooperation in the field of on youth affairs and sports
Cabinet apprised of the Joint Declaration of Intent between India and Germany on Indo German-Centre for Sustainability
Cabinet approves revision of guidelines of Sovereign Gold Bonds Scheme

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves revision of cost of Socio Economic and Caste Census 2011

PRIME MINISTER

PM to inaugurate Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial tomorrow

PRESIDENT

President of India condoles the passing away of Professor Yash Pal

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

MoS (HRD) Dr. Mahendra Nath Pandey calls for partnership of Industry in Developmental Works

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

Benefits of GST for the Transport Sector

COMMUNICATION & IT

New Post Offices will be opened in this fiscal-Manoj Sinha

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

Criteria for Passports

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

Corporatisation of Khadi and village industry

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Credit Guarantee Fund for Startups

HOME AFFAIRS

Shri Rajnath Singh chairs a review meeting of NDRF

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Learn & Earn Scheme
Tuesday July-25,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Four Films Division documentaries bag IDPA Awards

PRIME MINISTER

PM expresses grief on demise of Professor Yash Pal
Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani called on Prime Minister

WATER RESOURCES

Jal Manthan-IV to be held on July 28 and 29, 2017

DEFENCE

Private Sector involved in Defence Manufacturing

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

Rs. 7 Lakh crores investment needed for the highways sector in next 5 years

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Ministry of Health organises National Workshop on Strengthening Maternal Death Surveillance Response (MDSR) and Maternal Near Miss (MNM) Review

PRESIDENT

English rendering of Speech by Shri Ram Nath Kovind on his Assumption of office as President of India
Profile of President Shri Ram Nath Kovind
Monday July-24,2017
President of India’s Farewell Address to the Nation

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

FTII announces 3 short courses in Mumbai in partnership with Films Division

PRIME MINISTER

PM condoles the demise of Professor U R Rao
PM strongly condemns the terrorist attack in Kabul

HOME AFFAIRS

Union Home Minister chairs first meeting of Island Development Agency (IDA)
Ceremony of assumption of office by the President-elect

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Mobile App for Road Maintenance “Aarambh launched
Measures taken to check irregularities in MGNREGA

EARTH SCIENCE

Severe Weather Warning 24th to 28th July

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi flags off 1st batch of 300 Haj pilgrims from New Delhi Airport

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi launches Sexual Harassment electronic-Box (SHe-Box) for registering complaints related to sexual harassment at workplace

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

Penalties on contractors for poor maintenance and operation of National Highways

SHIPPING

V.O.Chidambaranar Port bags National Award for Excellence in Cost Management
Friday July-21,2017

FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRIES

Food Sector is set to roll – Harsimrat Kaur Badal

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Nehru Science Centre organised Sit & Draw contest on, “First Manned Mission to Land on the Moon”

FINANCE

Government constitutes a GST Feedback and Action Room (FAR) w.e.f. 26-06-2017 to review the information, calls, media inputs etc received from Ministries, State Governments, field formations, social media, news channels, emails etc
Government has constituted a Central Monitoring Committee headed by the Cabinet Secretary to monitor the impact of GST

RAILWAYS

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Inaugurates Round Table Conference Ensuring Cyber Security on Indian Railways

DEFENCE

Implementation of Seventh Pay Commission Report

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

97 complaints relating to online trolling/harassment received by WCD Ministry
Thursday July-20,2017

RAILWAYS

Freight Customer meet held at Ratnagiri

Western Railways facilitate extra AC coaches in four pairs of trains

PRIME MINISTER

PM congratulates Shri Ram Nath Kovind Ji on being elected the President of India
PM expresses grief on tragic accident in Himachal Pradesh

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

Inclusion of more holidays in national calendar

FINANCE

FM to formally launch Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY) tomorrow; PMVVY is a Pension Scheme announced by the Government of India

SPACE

Indian Satellites in Outer Space

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

Promotion of Sports
Promotion of Indigenous Sports

ATOMIC ENERGY

Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Visit of the Commerce and Industry Minister to Geneva for discussions on WTO related issues

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Ministry of Rural Development to launch Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana

AGRICULTURE

NDDB “Logo” signifies safe and quality milk and milk Products from dairy co-operatives: Shri Radha Mohan Singh

DEFENCE

Indian Director General of Military Operations Raises Issue of Specific Targeting of Civilians by Pakistan
Wednesday July-19,2017

CABINET

Cabinet approves MOC in respect of tax matters between India and BRICS countries - Brazil, Russia, China and South Africa
Cabinet approves Cadre Review of Indian Defence Accounts Service, IDAS
Cabinet apprised of MoU between India and Netherlands on cooperation in space technology
Cabinet approves IRDAI's admission as a signatory to International Association of Insurance Supervisors (IAIS), Multilateral Memorandum of Understanding (MMoU)
Cabinet approves revalidation of permission to raise Extra Budgetary Resource (EBRs) of Rs. 660 crore as Government of India Bonds by Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) in 2017-18
Cabinet approves Central Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2017
Cabinet approves Integrated Goods and Services Tax (Amendment) Bill, 2017
Cabinet approves revision of Indian Community Welfare Fund guidelines

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves alternative mechanism for creation and launch of a New Exchange Traded Fund

PRESIDENT

President of India Presents ‘Pranab Mukherjee Award for Academic Excellence’

PRIME MINISTER

PM meets top scientific officials of Government of India

FINANCE

The Union Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley to inaugurate Delhi Economics Conclave-2017 on Saturday, 22nd July, 2017 in the national capital;

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Review Session to Promote Connectivity through Digital Trade
Discussions with Stakeholders on GST

SPACE

ISRO Missions
Launch of GSAT-17

STEEL

Union Steel Minister deliberates on strategic alternatives for raw material security and innovative usage of steel in construction during his Canada Visit

HOME AFFAIRS

Shri Kiren Rijiju attends the Closing Ceremony of CAPF U-19 Football Talent Hunt Tournament Phase-III (Girls)
Law and Order situation in Delhi
Tuesday July-18,2017

PRESIDENT

PRESS COMMUNIQUE

CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS

Availability of Fertilizers far exceeds the requirement in the country: Shri Mansukh Lal Mandaviya

EARTH SCIENCE

Weather Forecast System

FINANCE

FM: Organized traders and unorganized sellers in Textile Sector have not been affected by the Goods and Services Tax (GST)
Government clarifies that accommodation in any hotel, including 5-star hotels, having a declared tariff of a unit of accommodation of less than INR 7500 per unit per day, will attract GST @ 18% ; Star rating of hotels is, therefore, irrelevant for determining the applicable rate of GST

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Medical College in Every District
Health Cards for Women
Budgetary Provision of NRHM

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani assumes additional charge of Ministry of I&B

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

Mumbai-Goa Highway
Status of Construction of Bridges in GOA on NH-17

SHIPPING

Implementation of Sagarmala Programme
Major Port Authorities Bill to enhance efficiency of major ports
Monday July-17,2017

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

BIS Management System Certification Review meet held

PRIME MINISTER

English rendering of the Prime Minister’s statement ahead of the beginning of the Monsoon Session of Parliament on 17.7.2017
Text of PM’s statement ahead of the Monsoon Session of the Parliament

DEFENCE

Pakistan calls for DGMO talks

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran-2017

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Tur Dal in MDMS

RAILWAYS

Minister of Railways Inaugurates Sindhudurg leg of the Science Express today
Friday July-14,2017

Government set a target to provide broadband connectivity to 2.5 lakh Village Panchyats by December, 2018 – Manoj Sinha

FINANCE

Income Tax Department pushes additional cases of High Cash Deposits in Second Phase of Operation Clean Money.
Third Meeting of the Governing Council of National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) held today under the Chairmanship of Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley;

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Index Numbers of Wholesale Price in India (Base: 2011-12=100)

PRIME MINISTER

Sr. Gen. U Min Aung Hliang, Commander-in-Chief of the Myanmar Defence Services calls on PM

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Government takes measures to keep a check on unusual increase in C-Section surgeries reported in recent years

AGRICULTURE

Record production of food grains in 2016-17 and all previous records were broken: Shri Radha Mohan Singh
Thursday July-13,2017

COMMUNICATION & IT

All India Letter Writing Campaign “Dhai Akhar on “Dear Bapu (Mahatma Gandhi) you inspire me...”

FINANCE

Services provided by the Housing Society Resident Welfare Association (RWA) not to become expensive under GST; There is no change made to services provided by the Housing Society (RWA) to its members in the GST regime.
No GST on Annual subscription/fees charged as lodging/boarding charges by educational institutions from its students for hostel accommodation; Services provided by an educational institution to students, faculty and staff are fully exempt from GST.

RAILWAYS

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Inaugurates Indian Railways Round Table Conference on New Alternatives in Wagon Design: Reaching out to Customers

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

DIPP to set up India’s first TISC in Punjab
Wednesday July-12,2017

CABINET

Cabinet approves establishment of the International Rice Research Institute (IRRI), South Asia Regional Center (ISARC) at campus of National Seed Research and Training Center (NSRTC) in Varanasi
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Palestine on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine
Cabinet approves Joint Declaration of Intent (JDI) between India and Germany on cooperation in the field of Health
Cabinet approves Joint Interpretative Notes on the Agreement between India and Bangladesh for Promotion and Protection of Investments
Cabinet approves enhancement of the age of superannuation of Medical Officers of Central Armed Police Forces and Assam Rifles
Cabinet apprised of MoU between India and Bangladesh for cyber security cooperation
Cabinet approves creation of three posts of Directors for the three new AIIMS in Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal and Maharashtra
Cabinet apprised of MoU between India and Palestine on cooperation in the field of Information Technology and Electronics

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves Development of Four Laning of Solapur-Bijapur Section of New NH-52 in Maharashtra and Karnataka
Cabinet approves SASEC Road Connectivity Investment Program - Tranche 2

PRIME MINISTER

PM expresses anguish over the flood situation in various parts of Northeast
PM’s interaction through PRAGATI

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

Shri Dharmendra Pradhan chairs Ministerial Session and Plenary Session at 22nd World Petroleum Congress, Istanbul

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

CPWD reminded of challenges ahead as it turns 163

COMMUNICATION & IT

New Telecom Policy will be Application driven rather than Connectivity driven-Manoj Sinha

FINANCE

Shri Subhash Chandra Garg, IAS (RJ:83) assumes office as the New Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance.
Tuesday July-11,2017

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

New tools and solutions required to increase credit flow to MSME- Shri S.S. Mundra

PRIME MINISTER

Prime Minister’s telephone call with Prime Minister of Finland

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President condemns terror attack on Amarnath Yatra in J&K

RAILWAYS

Minister of Railways Inaugurates Madgaon leg of the Science Express today

ELECTRONICS & IT

Aadhaar an effective instrument in removing Corruption and enabling Citizen Empowerment: Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad

CIVIL AVIATION

Ministry of Civil Aviation seeks to upgrade its AirSewa web portal; consults stakeholders for designing AirSewa 2.0

FINANCE

No GST is applicable on free food supplied in anna kshetras run by religious institutions;

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Shri J P Nadda launches new family planning initiatives on World Population Day

MINES

To step up mining exploration, PPP models need to be explored: Shri. Piyush Goyal

SHIPPING

JNPT Records Improvement in Performance during First Quarter of 2017-18 Container traffic up by 5.11 per cent
Monday July-10,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM condoles the demise of Shri Naresh Chandra

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi inaugurates workshop of Inspecting Authorities of Maulana Azad Education Foundation

SHIPPING

The Ministry Of Shipping Draws Up Cruise Tourism Reforms

FINANCE

The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley to be the Chief Guest on the occasion of 36th Foundation Day of NABARD dedicated to celebrate the Silver Jubilee of SHG Bank Linkage Programme;
FM launches a new tax payer service module ‘Aaykar Setu’ that compiles various tax tools, live chat facility, dynamic updates,
Gifts up to a value of Rs 50,000/- per year by an employer to his employee are outside the ambit of GST.
Friday July-7,2017

ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS

Environment protection should become a peoples movement : Dr. Harsh Vardhan

PRIME MINISTER

Informal BRICS Leaders Meeting in Hamburg

FINANCE

The Central Government: There is no change made in any subject relating to education in the GST era, except to reduce tax rate on certain items of education such as school bags etc.; Denies the reports that education will become expensive under GST; Rather services provided by an educational institution to students, faculty and staff are exempt.
The Central Government’s decision on recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission (CPC) on Allowances published in Gazette of India yesterday i.e. 6th July, 2017; All allowances are given effect from 1st July 2017;

RAILWAYS

Ministry of Railways reforms recruitment process through induction of digital technology

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

Shri Ram Vilas Paswan briefs about the recent decisions taken by Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution

TRIBAL AFFAIRS

National ST Commission to take action on video films of Jaravas on YouTube
Thursday July-6,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

NFAI, Pune to commemorate the first film screening in India with screenings of Lumière films

Content generation in Indian languages, a priority for the Government - Shri Venkaiah Naidu
“The Regional voice is the Universal voice”

RAILWAYS

Cancelled Dehradun Express to start again from 6th July2017

FINANCE

PFRDA is observing NPS Service Fortnight from 27t h June, 2017 to 11th July 2017 to promote and create awareness about the National Pension System (NPS) and improve the quality of services provided to the subscribers,

ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS

‘Modern Lifestyle is The Reason for The Condition of Our Forests, Rivers, Air and Land”: Dr Harsh Vardhan

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Garib Nawaz Skill Development Centres to be established in 100 districts of the country: Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Shri J P Nadda addresses ‘BRICS Health Ministers’ Meeting at China; highlights the achievements of India in the health sector

FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRIES

Ministry of Food Processing Industry establishes GST facilitation cell to guide industry about GST regime

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Best quality homes under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Gramin)

Election Commission

Shri Achal Kumar Joti takes over as new Chief Election Commissioner of India
Wednesday July-5,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Films Division joins Green Maharashtra drive.

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

BIS Raids Spuriously ISI Marked Cables

PRIME MINISTER

PM’s gifts to PM Benjamin Netanyahu

FINANCE

Meaning of registered brand name in the context of GST rates; CGST rate of 5% will not be applicable on the supply of goods unless the brand name or trade name is actually on the Register of Trade Marks and is in force under the Trade Marks Act, 1999.

POWER

MERIT app and e-Bidding portal for utilization of domestic coal in IPP Power Stations for reducing the cost of power generation launched

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

5th Meeting of BRICS Education Ministers held in Beijing, China today

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Multiple Banking System for EPFO contribution and payments by Signing of Agreement between EPFO and Public & Private Sector Banks

DEFENCE

Visit of Royal Australia Navy Ship to Kochi

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

PMGSY registers significant success in the first quarter of 2016-17
Tuesday July-4,2017

Election Commission

Public Notice issued by Returning Officer for Election to the Office of Vice President of India

FINANCE

On GST rate for specified items for Physically Challenged Persons

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Shri J P Nadda chairs high level review meeting on control of vector borne diseases

AGRICULTURE

Shri Radha Mohan Singh to review the Flagship Programmes with 13 State Ministers
Monday July-3,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM to young IAS Officers: Fill the system with energy of New India

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

Sports Minister Vijay Goel congratulates India women’s cricket team for their victory against Pakistan in the ICC Women’s World Cup 2017

AGRICULTURE

Sub-Mission on Agricultural Mechanisation (SMAM) has been started in the year 2014-15 to promote agricultural mechanisation: Shri Radha Mohan Singh

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

PM to young IAS Officers: Fill the system with energy of New India

RAILWAYS

Water Coolers at Railway Stations
Sunday July-2,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM releases photo book titled "President Pranab Mukherjee - A Statesman"
Saturday July-1,2017

PRESIDENT

Text of President’s speech on the launch of Goods & Services Tax from Central Hall of Parliament on June 30, 2017
President of India addresses special function in Parliament organized to launch GST

PRIME MINISTER

Preliminary English rendering of PMs Speech at Chartered Accountants’ Day at IGI Stadium, New Delhi on 1st July, 2017
PM addresses gathering on the occasion of Chartered Accountants’ Day
Preliminary Text of PM’s address at the launch Goods & Service Tax from Central Hall of Parliament

FINANCE

Government imposes levy of 10% basic customs duty (BCD) on cellular mobile phone, specified parts thereof and certain electronic goods.

CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS

Decision to reduce Tax Rate on Fertilizers from existing 12% to 5 % under GST taken in the interests of the Farmers

FINANCE

Preliminary Text of Finance Minister’s address at the launch Goods & Service Tax from Central Hall of Parliament
Friday June-30,2017

PIB Backgrounder
GST roll-out – Complete transformation of the Indirect Taxation Landscape

RAILWAYS

500 stations can be developed under PPP mode says Suresh Prabhu, Union Minister for Railways at the 109th AGM of IMC Chamber of Commerce & Industry in Mumbai

PRIME MINISTER

Text of PM's address at the Inauguration of Textile India 2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Shri Narendra Kumar Sinha assumes charge as Secretary I&B
Bureaucrats shall think fresh taking a cue from Prime Minister - Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

86% timely wage payment under MGNREGS in 2017-18
Impact Assessment of DAY-NRLM by IRMA

RAILWAYS

Clarification by Ministry of Railways regarding Media News about New changes from 1st July, 2017
Ministry of Railways permits Downloaded e-Aadhar Card as prescribed proof of identity for Rail Travel Purpose

TRIBAL AFFAIRS

NCST writes to DOPT to ensure minimum of two members from ST community to investigate issues of serious nature against ST employees
Thursday June-29,2017

PRIME MINISTER

Text of PM’s address at Samajik Adhikarita Shivir in Rajkot, Gujarat
Text of PM's address at Inauguration of Sabarmati Ashram Centenary Celebrations in Ahmedabad, Gujarat
PM inaugurates filling of Aji Dam under Sauni Yojana
PM addresses Samajik Adhikarita Shivir in Rajkot, distributes aids and assistive devices to divyang
PM attends centenary year celebrations of Sabarmati Ashram in Ahmedabad

SPACE

India's GSAT-17 Communication Satellite Launched Successfully

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Release of mid-term Foreign Trade Policy Review in September, 2017

Election Commission

Election to the Office of the Vice-President, 2017 (15th Vice-Presidential Election)

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi addresses the 76th meeting of Central Waqf Council

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

Dr Jitendra Singh launches new training programme ‘COMMIT’ for State Government officials

POWER

India Can Integrate 175 Gigawatts of Renewable Energy into the Electricity Grid, Reveals Study

SHIPPING

National Cyber Security Coordinator visits JNPT to assess the impact of cyber attack that disrupted the operations at one of its terminals

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

Highest Number of Divyangjan Given Aids and Appliances in the Presence of Prime Minister At Rajkot Samajik Adhikarita Shivir
Wednesday June-28,2017

CABINET

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Israel on National Campaign for Water Conservation in India
Cabinet approves signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation between India and the United States of America on Homeland Security

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves recommendations of the 7th CPC on allowances
Cabinet approves development of six laning of Chakeri-Allahabad section of National Highway (NH) - 2 in Uttar Pradesh
Cabinet gives ‘in principle’ approval for disinvestment of Air India and five of its subsidiaries

PANCHAYATI RAJ

Panchayats should proactively tackle poverty, social issues and needs of vulnerable groups-Tomar

Election Commission

Election Commission to Launch First Time Nationwide “Voter Registration Reminder” on Facebook

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Commerce and Industry Minister writes to Members of Parliament to consider setting up co-working spaces/incubators for Start-ups

SHIPPING

Operations of one private terminal operator at JNPT disrupted

RAILWAYS

Ministry of Railways strengthens coordination mechanism with State Government for faster execution of Railway Projects
Tuesday June-27,2017

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

25 Ministries/ Departments to turn into e-office by end of June, says Dr. Jitendra Singh

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

Shri Kalraj Mishra Gives Away National Awards for MSME 2015

ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS

‘Information Technology must be embedded into Pollution Control Regime; need to clear the Pollution of Corruption from the system’: Dr. Harsh Vardhan

HOME AFFAIRS

Union Home Secretary Shri Rajiv Mehrishi flags-in ITBP’s Mount Dhaulagiri-1 Expedition

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

Highest Number of Divyangjans will be felicitated by Prime Minister at Rajkot Samajik Adhikarita Camp on 29th June 2017
Sunday June-25,2017

PRIME MINISTER

English rendering of the text of PM’s ‘Mann ki Baat’ programme on All India Radio on 25.06.2017
Friday June-23,2017
PM congratulates ISRO on its 40th successful Polar satellite launch carrying 31 satellites from 15 countries
PM pays tributes to Dr. Syama Prasad Mookerjee on his Punya Tithi

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Smart city development is a shared vision of city governments and citizens; not imposed by Centre, says Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu
30 more smart cities announced; takes the total to 90 so far

COMMUNICATION & IT

A commemorative postage stamp released on completion of 50 years of Passport Act.

SPACE

PSLV-C38 Successfully Launches 31 Satellites in a Single Flight
Thursday June-22,2017

CABINET

Cabinet approves Amendment of the Social Security Agreement between India and the Netherlands
Cabinet approves MoU between India and the Netherlands for bilateral Cooperation in the field of water resources management
Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding between India and Portugal on Cooperation in the field of Public Administration and Governance Reforms
Cabinet approves Constitution of Indian Naval Material Management Service (INMMS) as an Organized Group ‘A’ Engineering Service
Cabinet approves MoU on cooperation in the textiles, clothing and fashion sectors between India and Australia
Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space between India and Armenia
Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in Traditional Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy between India and Sri Lanka
Cabinet expresses Gratitude to State CMs and others for their cooperation in introduction of GST

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Listing of Pune Municipal Corporation’s Municipal Bonds on Mumbai Stock Exchange
Sound of Bombay Stock Exchange Gong is an echo of urban revival happening in our country now – Venkaiah Naidu

FINANCE

2017 the year of accelerating economic reforms –Arjun Ram Meghwal

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Training of Trainers Programme on Capacity Building for Six Waste Management Rules (2016) - National Productivity Council

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

Dr Jitendra Singh launches Online Software for Departmental Proceedings
Wednesday June-21,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Curtain Raiser - Listing Ceremony of India’s largest Municipal Bond Program tomorrow at BSE Mumbai.

PRIME MINISTER

PM attends Mass Yoga Demonstration at Lucknow, on the occasion of International Day of Yoga

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

10th Anniversary Celebrations of Indo-Russian Partnership in Science and Technology

FINANCE

All States/UTs except the State of Jammu & Kashmir, approves the State GST Act and are ready for the smooth roll-out of GST with effect from 1st July, 2017.

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Thousands perform asanas in National Capital to celebrate 3rd International Yoga Day
Tuesday June-20,2017

CIVIL AVIATION

Aviation sector will drive the economy forward – Jayant Sinha

COMMUNICATION & IT

Aadhaar updation facility inaugurated in GPO Mumbai

DEFENCE

Launch of L&T Yard 55000 (Floating Dock – FDN 2)

TOURISM

Ministry of Tourism celebrates ‘3rd International Day of Yoga’
Monday June-19,2017

CABINET

CLARIFICATION

FINANCE

144 Awards given for effective initiatives in Rural Development
CBDT Notifies Rule 10CB for Secondary Adjustments under Section 92CE of IT Act, 1961.

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot Chairs second meeting of National Council of Senior Citizens (NCSrC)

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

Sports Minister Vijay Goel congratulates Badminton player Shrikanth Kidambi for his Indonesian Open victory and the Hockey Team for emphatic win against Pakistan

POWER

Shri Piyush Goyal Launches Energy Conservation Building Code 2017

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Dr. Harshvardhan Launches Mobile App “Celebrating Yoga” to connect people through Yoga for scientific healthy living

SHIPPING

Workshop on GST to The Sensitize Maritime Fraternity
Saturday June-17,2017

PRESIDENT

Scroll Presentation at College of Military Engineering by the President, Shri Pranab Mukherjee

Speech of the President the Convocation Ceremony of the passing out Engineering Graduate Courses of college of Military Engineering, Pune

PRIME MINISTER

PM’s Address at the launch of PN Panicker Reading Day – Reading Month Celebration
Speech by PM at the dedication of Kochi Metro to the Nation
Friday June-16,2017

PRESIDENT

President of India to visit Maharashtra and Karnataka from June 17 to 18, 2017

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

India’s spice exports rise 12% to record all-time high in value and volume in 2016-17

CORPORATE AFFAIRS

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India notifies Fast Track Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons Regulations

FINANCE

Atal Pension Yojana (APY) can now be subscribed digitally;
The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley called upon H.E. President MOON Jae-in of the Republic of Korea yesterday:
Thursday June-15,2017

PRIME MINISTER

Artwork made with pearls presented to PM

DEVELOPMENT OF NORTH EASTERN REGION

Shri Pabitra Buragohain, President, Federation of Industry & Commerce of North Eastern Region meets DoNER Minister Dr Jitendra Singh

FINANCE

Reduced Liability of Tax on complex, building, flat etc. under GST
Reduced Tax Liabilities under GST regime in comparison to present combined Indirect Tax rates
Exchange Rate of Foreign Currency Relating To Imported and Export Goods Notified
The Union Finance Minister to chair the 17th Meeting of the GST Council on Sunday, 18th June, 2017

NITI Aayog

States shortlisted by NITI for transformative change in Health and Education
Wednesday June-14,2017

CABINET

Cabinet approves Interest Subvention to banks on Short-Term crop loan to farmers
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Palestine on agriculture cooperation
Cabinet approves proposal to introduce the Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill 2017
Cabinet approves signing of Memorandum of Understanding between India and Armenia on cooperation on youth matters
Cabinet approves signing of Memorandum of Understanding between India and Bangladesh for promoting cooperation in the field of Information Technology and Electronics

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Index Numbers of Wholesale Price in India (Base: 2011-12=100)

COMMUNICATION & IT

Many countries express interest in knowing Digital Transformation in India
India Post resolves complaints beyond borders via Twitter Seva

FINANCE

Carry Forward of unavailed Cenvat Credit in respect of assignment of right to use any natural resource under GST;

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

HRD Minister Shri Prakash Javadekar felicitated National Science Talents of 2016-17

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu hands over a cheque of Rs 1 cr. to Shri Rajnath Singh for contribution to ‘Bharat Ke Veer Corpus’
Tuesday June-13,2017

PRIME MINISTER

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan calls on PM

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Gandhiji’s Salt Satyagraha, a classic example of people’s participation in the quest for freedom ----Hon’ble Speaker of Lok Sabha, Smt. Sumitra Mahajan

DEFENCE

Defence Minister Unveils ‘DRDO key achievements 2014-17’

FINANCE

Government emphasizes that Goods and Services Tax (GST) is scheduled to roll-out on 1st July, 2017; CBEC in coordination with the State Governments has increased their Outreach Programmes so as to reach the last trader.

TRIBAL AFFAIRS

51 EMR Schools made Functional during The Last three years
Monday June-12,2017

TEXTILES

Road-show on Textiles India-2017 inaugurated in Mumbai

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Condolence by Union Minister for Urban Development, Housing, Urban Poverty Alleviation & Information and Broadcasting Sri M.Venkaiah Naidu on the death of Dr. C Narayan Reddy

POWER

Three Years’ Achievements & Initiatives of the Ministries of Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines

DEFENCE

INS Sahyadri on Overseas Deployment to Papua New Guinea
Search and Rescue (SAR) Operations for crew of Mexican Navy Ship Cuauhtemoc

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) signs Agreement with the Metal Industries Development Institute (MIDI), Ethiopia
Friday June-9,2017

SHIPPING

Mumbai Port Trust organized “Sab Ka Sath Sab Ka Vikas” Sammelan

PRESIDENT

President of India launches mobile app ‘Selfie with Daughter’

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President & Chairman Rajya Sabha condoles the passing away of Shri Palvai Govardhan Reddy

PRIME MINISTER

PM's bilateral meetings on the sidelines of SCO Summit in Astana

AGRICULTURE

Preliminary Report of Crop Coverage in the Kharif Season

COAL

Ministry of Coal Establishes GST Facilitation Cells for All Stakeholders

DEFENCE

Raksha Rajya Mantri Dr. Subhash Bhamre visits Srinagar and forward areas in Jammu & Kashmir

FINANCE

The Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley to review the performance of Public Sector Banks (PSBs) on 12th June, 2017 in the national capital.
The Union Finance Minister to chair the 16th Meeting of the GST Council on Sunday, 11th June, 2016
GST Council constitutes 18 Sectoral Groups for smooth roll-out of GST

WATER RESOURCES

Water level of 91 Major Reservoirs of the country goes down by One per cent
Thursday June-8,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM expresses sadness over the tragic accident of Myanmar military plane

AGRICULTURE

Swachhta Pakhwada successfully celebrated across the country by Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare

FINANCE

The Union Minister of Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley thanks all the political parties for their cooperation and contribution in making it possible to launch GST with effect from 1st July, 2017;

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi participates in various programmes on completion of 3 years of NDA Government

RAILWAYS

Minister of Railways Inaugurates 1st Indian Railways Human Resources Round Table Conference
Wednesday June-7,2017

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

Benefits of Development to reach Poorest of Poor- Ramdas Athwale

CABINET

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Korea for export credit of USD 9 billion
Cabinet approves agreement between India and Cyprus on Merchant Shipping
Cabinet approves Bilateral MoU between India and Iran
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Mali for standardization and conformity assessment
Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Somalia on transfer of sentenced persons
Cabinet approves Signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Securities and Exchange Board of India and European Securities and Markets Authority
Cabinet approves transfer of 4.64 hectares of land belonging to Indian Institute of Soil & Water Conservation (IISWC) Research Centre at Vasad, Gujarat to National Highways Authority of India

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves Initial Public Offer of Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Limited
Cabinet approves development of four laning from end of Pandoh bypass to Takoli section of National Highway (NH) - 21 in Himachal Pradesh

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

33,76,793 Individual Household Toilets and 1,28,946 Community Toilet Seats built so far, says Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu

AGRICULTURE

Shri Radha Mohan Singh addresses National Workshop on Empowerment of Farmers of Tribal Areas

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Health Secretary inaugurates ‘Vatsalya – Maatri Amrit Kosh’, a National Human Milk Bank and Lactation Counselling Centre

FINANCE

The Central Government abolished various Cesses in the last three years for smooth roll-out of GST
Tuesday June-6,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Ministry of I&B holds discussions on Amendments to the Cinematography Act :

Collaboration with state government for developmental communication is the need of the hour –Venkaiah Naidu

Progress of urban development and housing schemes in Maharashtra reviewed

STATISTICS & PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTATION

Government is planning to formulate a new National Policy for official statistics-D.V.Sadananda Gowda

FINANCE

Cabinet Secretary asks the different Ministries/Departments and Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) under these Ministries to set-up and activate a GST Facilitation Cell to provide all possible support to the business and industry sector for the smooth roll-out of GST with effect from 1st July, 2017.
CBDT notifies transactions for which the condition of chargeability to STT for claiming exemption under Section 10(38) of the Income Tax Act, 1961 shall not apply.

HOME AFFAIRS

Health advisory for Yatris During Shri Amarnathji Yatra
Shri Amarnathji Shrine Board has  issued following Do’s and Don’ts for the Yatris:
Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurates National Level Conference on "Capacity Building of SDRFs-2017 "
Registration of Pilgrims for Shri Amarnath Yatra - 2017

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

National Trust under M/O Social Justice & Empowerment launches ‘Inclusive India Initiative’
Monday June-5,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Curtain Raiser - Progress of urban development and housing schemes in Maharashtra to be reviewed tomorrow

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

BIS grants first licence for Gypsum Plaster Boards on all India basis

PRIME MINISTER

PM reviews progress towards beginning of GST on July 1
PM’s message on World Environment Day
PM condoles the loss of lives in a bus accident in Bareilly, UP; announces ex-gratia relief for victims of the accident

CIVIL AVIATION

National Aviation University signs MoU with Bird Worldwide Flight Services (India) for training in Aviation and Aerospace sector

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Leading Importers and Exporters participate in the Mango Buyer Seller Meet

DEFENCE

World Environment Day 2017

HOME AFFAIRS

Home Minister congratulates CRPF and J&K police for their alertness and unmatched courage shown in CRPF's Sumbal camp

SPACE

First Developmental Flight of India's GSLV Mk III Successfully launches GSAT-19 Satellite
Friday June-2,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

NFAI to host European Union Film Festival with 22 Award Winning European Movies

AGRICULTURE

Soil Health Card helps in increasing the productivity and reduced the cost of production 93% samples for Soil Health Card tested so far

NITI Aayog

Highlights of initiatives under NITI Aayog

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Buyer Seller Meet on Mangoes on 5th -6th June at Mumbai
Thursday June-1,2017

HOME AFFAIRS

Shri Rajnath Singh presents awards at 15th BSF Investiture Ceremony
Last date for nominations of Padma Awards is Sept 15th, 2017

AGRICULTURE

India is a World leader in Milk Production for the past 15 years primarily due to the contribution of smallholder milk producers, processors and all other stakeholders involved: Shri Radha Mohan Singh

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

Focus on Athlete-Centric, Coach led and System-Driven approach for Promotion and Development of Sports: Vijay Goel

PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIR

Shri S.S. Ahluwalia leads Indian Parliamentary Delegation to Sweden

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Beti Bachao Beti Padhao: Information for All
Wednesday May-31,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM holds talks with President Mariano Rajoy in Madrid. Seven agreements exchanged between India and Spain
PM condemns the terrorist blast in Kabul

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Index of Eight Core Industries (Base: 2011-12=100) April, 2017

DEFENCE

Navy Committed to Absorb New Technologies Through Self-Reliance Says Admiral Sunil Lanba, Chief of the Naval Staff

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

Swachhta Pakhwada successfully celebrated across the country by the Department of Consumer Affairs
Tuesday May-30,2017

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Government takes Initiative for Major Reforms in Job Creation- Dattatreya

SHIPPING

Shipping Ministry constitutes panel to set up 200MW solar, wind project at Kandla port

Shri Gadkari lays foundation stone for eight connectivity projects worth 1117.3 crores at Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

Darwaza Band for open defecation

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Press Information Bureau to organize Media Conclave
on May 31, 2017 at Ratnagiri

PRESIDENT

President of India presents Hindi Sevi Samman Awards

PRIME MINISTER

PM greets people of Goa on Statehood Day
PM arrives in Berlin for Fourth India-Germany Intergovernmental Consultations

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi appoints Shri George Kurian as Vice-Chairman of National Commission for Minorities
Monday May-29,2017

PRESIDENT

Speech by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the presentation of first copies of the books “Colour Atlas of Oral Implantology” and “Conservative Dentistry – basics”
Unless citizens enjoy good health, their productive potential cannot be realized fully, says President

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

Swachh Bharat Mission to go all out for ‘Darwaza Band’

FINANCE

The Union Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley: Goods and Services Tax (GST) is an efficient tax system which not only checks tax evasion but also helps evolving India to become very strong society

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Prakash Javadekar launches UGC App to fight Ragging

ELECTRONICS & IT

CSCs To Function As GST Suvidha Providers

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

5th India Morocco Joint Commission Meeting (JCM)

VICE PRESIDENT

Addresses the Silver Jubilee Celebrations of Rashtriya Ayurveda Vidyapeeth
Sunday May-28,2017

PRIME MINISTER

Massive campaign of waste management to be launched on occasion of World Environment Day: Pm Modi

English rendering of the text of PM’s ‘Mann ki Baat’ programme on All India Radio on 28.05.2017
Friday May-26,2017

VICE PRESIDENT

Mann Ki Baat is an ingenious and influential communication platform created by PM Modi: Vice President

PRIME MINISTER

PM lays Foundation Stone of IARI at Gogamukh in Assam, addresses large public meeting
PM inaugurates India's longest bridge in Assam, addresses public meeting at Dhola

AGRICULTURE

Prime Minister lays the foundation stone of the country's third Indian Agricultural Research Institute in Goghmukh, Dhemaji, Assam

FINANCE

After GST regime, telecom companies would be required to re-work their costing and credits availability and re-jig their prices and ensure that the increased availability of credit is passed on to the customers by lowering their costs.
Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) Issues Clarification on furnishing Statement of Financial Transaction (SFT) & SFT Preliminary Response
Atal Pension Yojana (APY) reaches 53 lakhs subscribers’ base

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

People more united than ever before in nation building, says Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu
Thursday May-25,2017

PRESIDENT

President of India to receive books ‘Mann Ki Baat: A Social Revolution on Radio’ and ‘Marching with a Billion - Analysing Narendra Modi’s Government at Midterm’ Tomorrow

PRIME MINISTER

PM releases Platinum Jubilee Milestone book on Tata Memorial Centre

AYUSH

Mega Event of IDY-2017 led by the Prime Minister to be Organised in Lucknow: Shri Shripad Yesso Naik

HOME AFFAIRS

Shri Kiren Rijiju presents Country Statement at Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction at Cancun, Mexico

NEW & RENEWABLE ENERGY

“ISA can act as a medium to achieve universal energy access target set up before 2030”- Shri Piyush Goyal

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

Dhola-Sadia: A Bridge of New Hope for the North East
Wednesday May-24,2017

SHIPPING

2.5% of Central Road Fund to be utilized for National Waterways development

CABINET

Cabinet approves policy for providing preference to 'Make in India' in Government procurements
Cabinet apprised of MoU between India and Bangladesh on cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space
Boost to Metro Rail Connectivity Cabinet approves Noida - Greater Noida Metro Rail Project
Cabinet approves Raising of Bonds of Rs. 2360 crores for Renewable Energy
Cabinet approves Joint Declaration of Intent between Germany and India regarding cooperation in the sector of alternative medicine
Cabinet approves phasing out Foreign Investment Promotion Board
Cabinet approves MoU between Spain and India on cooperation in the field of Organ Transplant Services
Cabinet approves setting up of new AIIMS in Kamrup, Assam
Cabinet approves allocation of 2.5 per cent of Central Road Fund for development and maintenance of National Waterways (NWs) by amending in the Central Road Fund Act, 2000

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves transfer of property of Hotel Janpath, New Delhi to Ministry of Urban Development
A Farmer Friendly Step

PRIME MINISTER

PM’s interaction through PRAGATI
PM condoles loss of lives in the bus accident in Uttarkashi; announces ex-gratia relief for the victims of accident

CULTURE

Swachh Bharat App Launched in National Museum

FINANCE

Shri Sushil Chandra, Chairman, Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), felicitates Abhishek Verma, Income Tax Inspector at New Delhi, for India’s Gold Medal at World Championship of Compound Archery, Shanghai

HOME AFFAIRS

Nominations for Padma Awards- 2018

FINANCE

Key Achievements and Initiatives of Department of Financial Services for providing Social Security and Credit to various sections of society and ensuring Financial Inclusion
Tuesday May-23,2017

Taxability of Income of non-resident seafarer working on foreign going ships

Lower Tax Incidence on Entertainment Services under Goods and Services (GST) Tax
Goods and Services Tax (GST) will lead to lower tax burden in several commodities including packaged cement, Medicaments, Smart phones, and medical devices, including surgical instruments

PRESIDENT

President of India strongly condemns the blast in Manchester, UK

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President expresses solidarity with people of UK following blast in Manchester

PRIME MINISTER

PM condemns attack in Manchester
Prime Minister’s Speech at the inauguration of the Annual Meeting of the African Development Bank (AfDB)

COAL

Shri Piyush Goyal launches ‘SEVA’ App

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Bilateral meetings - Ecuador and Colombia (16-19 May, 2017)

ELECTRONICS & IT

Employment prospects in India’s IT Sector: Robust Outlook
Digital India Corporation

STEEL

Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh Addresses Press Conference on Achievements of His Ministry during 3 Years of NDA Government
Monday May-22,2017

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Press Preview- “Cricket Connects: India - UK” exhibition scheduled to be held at The Nehru Centre, London from 12th June to 23rd June 2017 and at the Nehru Science Centre, Mumbai on 24th May 2017 at 11:00 AM

PRIME MINISTER

PM to visit Gujarat today; to attend African Development Bank Annual Meetings in Gandhinagar on Tuesday
PM launches various projects of Kandla Port Trust

AGRICULTURE

The initiatives taken under the leadership of Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi for the welfare of farmers and the agriculture sector have started showing positive results: Shri Radha Mohan Singh

ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS

Dr. Harsh Vardhan assumes charge as Environment Minister, says complex issues will need collective, concerted efforts
Environment Minister’s message on the occasion of the International Day for Biodiversity
Friday May-19,2017

NEW & RENEWABLE ENERGY

13,469 villages electrified up to 15th May 2017

RAILWAYS

Prabhu decided to rename Rajyarani Express as ‘Tutari’ Express

PRIME MINISTER

PM releases 2 part book series on M.S. Swaminathan: The Quest for a world without hunger
PM reviews progress of the Namaami Gange Programme

CORPORATE AFFAIRS

The Chief Justice of India Mr. Justice J.S. Khehar will deliver the Annual Day Lecture on “Emerging Jurisdiction of Competition Law” organized by the Competition Commission of India (CCI)

FINANCE

The 14th Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council meeting chaired by the Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley approves GST rates for goods and GST Compensation Cess
Thursday May-18,2017

PRESIDENT

Press Communiqué

PRIME MINISTER

PM condoles the passing away of Shri Anil Madhav Dave

CIVIL AVIATION

Performance of Domestic Airlines for the year 2017

FINANCE

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will inaugurate the Annual Meetings of the African Development Bank (AfDB) on 23rd May, 2017; it is the first time in the history of AfDB Group that India would be hosting the Annual Meetings
Government invites comments / suggestions of all stakeholders concerned / public at large on the Draft ‘Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 2017’

HOME AFFAIRS

National Flag will fly half-mast today

RAILWAYS

Minister of Railways Inaugurates Round Table Conference with Non Railway Stakeholders on Railway Security Issues

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

Separate Department of Disability Affairs to be set up by States

TOURISM

23.5% growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals in April, 2017 over April, 2016

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Sweden shows keen interest in smart city development
Wednesday May-17,2017

CABINET

Boost to transform domestic nuclear industry
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Australia on Cooperation in Combating International Terrorism and Transnational Organized Crime
Cabinet approves Faculty Exchange Agreement between National Defence College, New Delhi and National Defence College, Dhaka, Bangladesh
Cabinet approves Pan-India implementation of Maternity Benefit Program
Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Tajikistan on Cooperation and Mutual Assistance in Customs Matters
Cabinet approves amendment of the Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorized Occupants) Act, 1971 to enable summary eviction proceedings in Residential Accommodation
Cabinet approves Amendment of the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves Signing of Fuel Supply Agreement (FSA) with Letter of Assurance (LoA) holders of Thermal Power Plants(TPPs) - Fading Away of the existing LoA-FSA Regime and Introduction of a New More Transparent Coal Allocation Policy for Power Sector, 2017-SHAKTI (Scheme for Harnessing and Allocating Koyala (Coal) Transparently in India)
Cabinet approves construction of electrified third line between Manmad-Jalgaon in Maharashtra
Cabinet approves construction of electrified doubling line between Phephana-Indara and Mau-Shahganj in Uttar Pradesh
Cabinet approves construction of double line with electrification between Guntur-Guntakal in Andhra Pradesh
Cabinet approves four laning of Porbandar-Dwarka Section of NH-8E in Gujarat

COMMUNICATION & IT

India Post receives appreciations galore from Twitterati!

HOME AFFAIRS

Annual Conference of Relief Commissioners and Secretaries of Departments of Disaster Management of States and UTs held

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

89% MGNREGA wages paid within 15 days

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot Inaugurates ‘15th National Meeting of State Commissioners for Persons with Disabilities’

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

Countdown to FIFA U-17 Football World Cup begins, Mini-Football Fest in capital tomorrow
Tuesday May-16,2017

PRIME MINISTER

Press Statement by Prime Minister during the State Visit of President of Palestine to India

DEFENCE

Indian warships visit Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Shri J.P. Nadda inaugurates National Training for Universal Screening and Control of Common NCDs

HOME AFFAIRS

Union Home Secretary to chair Annual Conference of Relief Commissioners/Secretaries, Department of Disaster Management of States/UTs tomorrow
One time exemption given to NGOs to file missing Annual Returns

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Shri Venkaiah Naidu announces separate 24x7 DD Channel for Jharkhand

RAILWAYS

Minister of Railways Inaugurates various Passenger Amenities in various Mumbai Suburban Railway Stations
Minister of Railways Inaugurates Round Table Conference on Data Analytics for Indian Railways

WATER RESOURCES

Clarification on status of Saurashtra Narmada Avtaran Irrigation Yojana (SAUNI) Project
Monday May-15,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM offers prayers at Narmada Udgam Sthal; addresses gathering at the conclusion of Namaami Narmade - Narmada Seva Yatra, at Amarkantak

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

India's Foreign Trade: April, 2017

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

Achievements & Initiatives taken by the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution in last three years

DEFENCE

Indian Navy and Space Application Centre, Ahmedabad Sign Memorandum of Understanding

FINANCE

Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance takes Key Initiatives in the last three years
Change in Tariff Value of Crude Palm Oil, RBD Palm Oil, Others – Palm Oil, Crude Palmolein, RBD Palmolein, Others – Palmolein, Crude Soyabean Oil, Brass Scrap (All Grades), Poppy Seeds, Areca Nuts, Gold and Silver Notified
Auction for Sale (Re-issue) of Government Stocks

HOME AFFAIRS

Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurates second meeting of National Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction
Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh’s address at the second meeting of National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 49.55 per bbl on 12.05.2017

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

NHAI signs MoU with TIDCO for Development of Multimodal Logistics Park in Tamil Nadu

SHIPPING

V.O. Chidambaranar Port Trust and TANGEDCO Sign MoU to upgrade Coal Jetty-I&II
Friday May-12,2017

CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS

The Goal of the Government is to take Janaushadhi scheme to every Block: Shri Ananthkumar

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Digital India to reach out to rural India for local solutions – Col Rathore

PRIME MINISTER

“Sabka Sath Sabka Vikas” - Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana (PMBJP)

PRESIDENT

Nurses in India are at the forefront of our National Healthcare system, says President
Address by the President of India on the occasion of presentation of National Florence Nightingale Awards for nursing personnel

PRIME MINISTER

PM inaugurates hospital in Dickoya, addresses Indian Origin Tamil community in Norwood
PM addresses Opening Ceremony of the International Vesak Day Celebrations
Address by Prime Minister at International Vesak Day celebrations in Colombo (May 12, 2017)

FINANCE

Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM) takes Key Initiatives in the last three years;

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 49.71 per bbl on 11.05.2017

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

NHAI Masala Bond Launched at London Stock Exchange

WATER RESOURCES

Water level of 91 major reservoirs of the country goes down by two per cent

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Immediate Interim Measures announced by the Government to curb the menace of online Child Sexual Abuse Material
Thursday May-11,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

NFAI to translate Oscar Academy's Digital Dilemma in Hindi

PRESIDENT

Address by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee on the occasion of National Technology Day Vigyan Bhavan: May 11, 2017
President of India Congratulates Mr. Emmanuel Macron on his Election as President of the French Republic

PRIME MINISTER

United States Congressional Delegation calls on Prime Minister
PM’s upcoming visit to Sri Lanka

AGRICULTURE

Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister launch e-Krishi Samvad, an online interface

FINANCE

Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) invites comments from stakeholders on Draft Income Computation and Disclosure Standards on Real Estate Transactions by 26th May, 2017
Income Tax (IT) Department simplifies linking PAN with Aadhaar for taxpayers using Income Tax India website
Revenue Secretary Dr. Hasmukh Adhia holds detailed review of IT-Preparedness for the roll-out of Goods and Services Tax (GST) from July 01, 2017.

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Two Schemes to be launched this year by Ministry of Minority Affairs: Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 48.18* per bbl on 10.05.2017

RAILWAYS

Indian Railways to Take a Significant Step Towards Providing Rail Connectivity for Chardham Pilgrimage in the State of Uttarakhand Through Commencement of Final Location Survey

TRIBAL AFFAIRS

Leena Nair takes over as Secretary Tribal Affairs

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

SOP on rehabilitation of children in conflict with law developed by WCD Ministry
Tuesday May-9,2017

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

KVIC Launches Bee- Keeping training Program in Tihar

PRESIDENT

President of India presents Presidential Awards for Classical Tamil
President’s greetings on the eve of Buddha Purnima

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President Greets People on Buddha Purnima

PRIME MINISTER

PM reviews performance of key infrastructure sectors
PM pays tributes to Rabindranath Tagore on his Jayanti

AGRICULTURE

Total Foodgrains Production Estimates at record 273.38 mt

DEFENCE

29th India- Indonesia Co-Ordinated Patrol (Corpat) Commences

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 48.14 per bbl on 08.05.2017

POWER

Shri Piyush Goyal to visit Vienna and London from 10-13 May 2017

RAILWAYS

Minister of State for Railways Shri Rajen Gohain inaugurates “Udaan- A Sports Conclave”

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

Shri Nitin Gadkari to Open Trading and Address London Stock Exchange On May 11th, 2017

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Measurement of Liveability Index of cities to begin next month
Monday May-8,2017

COMMUNICATION & IT

Prof. Vikram Vishal from IIT Bombay wins INSA Young Scientist Award - 2017

PRESIDENT

President’s message on the eve of birthday of Gurudev Rabindranath Tagore

AGRICULTURE

Radha Mohan Singh writes letters to all the Chief Ministers of the States / Union Territories to review all the measures before time to handle the situation arising out of any monsoon failure

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Release of monthly Wholesale Price Index (WPI) for April 2017 under new series of WPI (Base 2011-12)
DIPP & WIPO to set up Technology and Innovation Support Centers

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

NAFED procures more than 8.76 Lakh MTs of Pulses in 2016-17

HOME AFFAIRS

Union Home Minister addresses the Review Meeting of Left Wing Extremism affected States

HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION

India unanimously elected to head UN-Habitat, the United Nations’ Human Settlements Programme

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

Global Crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 47.85 per bbl on 05.05.2017
Sunday May-7,2017

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

International Olympiad on Astronomy Astrophysics (IOAA) will held at Phuket, Thailand from 12-21 November2017

Saturday May-6,2017

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

The backlog of vacancies for the disabled in Central Government Organisations and Maharashtra Government should be filled soon – Ramdas Athawale

Friday May-5,2017

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

“Developing Quality Essential Health Care Services –Opportunities and Challenges to achieve SDG”

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

“Mahilao ko mila Samman, Yahi hai Ujjwala ki Pehchan” says Shri Dharmendra Pradhan

PRESIDENT

Speech of the President on the occasion of Annual Convocation of IGNFA
President of India addresses the annual convocation of the Indira Gandhi national forest academy
President of India Pays Homage to Giani Zail Singh on his Birth Anniversary

PRIME MINISTER

PM condoles the accident in Etah,UP
Announces ex gratia of Rs. 2 lakhs from PMNRF

DEFENCE

Naval commanders’ conference concludes

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

Roundtable Discussion on Ways to Expand US-India Collaboration in Supply Chain and Infrastructure Initiatives
Unified Urban Transport Body and Private Participation in Public Transport Could Help Promote Seamless Urban Mobility
Supply Chain Transformation: Storage Innovations
Multimodal Logistics Parks: Way Forward for Reducing Logistics Cost
Expert Panel suggests Corridor - Wise SPVs for developing Dedicated Freight Corridors
Thursday May-4,2017

HOME AFFAIRS

First Home Affairs Dialogue between India and UK held today

HEAVY INDUSTRIES & PUBLIC ENTERPRISES

Anant Geete Inaugurates CSR Fair 2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu releases set of books titled ‘Swachh Jungle ki kahani – Dadi ki Zubani’
Indian M&E industry on the cusp of strong phase of growth

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Swachh Survekshan – 2017: Sanitation Rankings of Cities/Towns State/UT-wise
Swachh Survekshan-2017: Summary of performance of different States /UTs in terms of rankings
Wednesday May-3,2017

CABINET

Cabinet approves cooperation between Indian and Japan on Railway Safety
Cabinet approves modifications in the 7th CPC recommendations on pay and pensionary benefits
Cabinet approves MoU on Urea manufacturing Plant in Malaysia
Cabinet approves Policy for providing preference to domestically manufactured iron & steel products in government procurement
Cabinet approves MoU signed in 2011 and Renewal of MoU between the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Higher Colleges of Technology, United Arab Emirates
Cabinet approves transfer of land and building belonging to Department of Posts at Thrissur (Trichur) in Kerala to Thrissur Municipal Corporation for widening of Pattalam Road
Cabinet approves signing of MoU between India and Spain on cooperation in the sphere of Civil Aviation
Cabinet approves Vijayawada Airport as International Airport
Cabinet approves MoU between the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington and Defence Services Command and Staff College, Mirpur, Dhaka for Cooperation in Military Education
Cabinet approves National Steel Policy 2017
Cabinet approves MoU on Third Line of Credit of US $ 4.5 billion to Bangladesh for implementation of developmental projects

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves Foreign Investment proposal of M/s. Twin Star Technologies Ltd. for undertaking downstream investment in Indian operating companies
Cabinet approves initiation of the process of disinvestment of ITDC properties
Cabinet approves New Central Sector Scheme – SAMPADA (Scheme For Agro-Marine Processing And Development Of Agro-Processing Clusters)

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

FTII launches short courses in
Acting, Screen Play Writing and Film Appreciation in Mumbai

PRIME MINISTER

PM offers prayers at Kedarnath Temple in Uttarakhand; inaugurates Patanjali Research Institute
PM’s message on World Press Freedom Day
Text of PM’s address at the inauguration ceremony of Patanjali Research Institute in Haridwar

AYUSH

CCRUM holds a three day National Workshop on e-Granthalaya

CULTURE

“Rashtriya Swachhata Kendra” to be set up by “Swachh Bharat Mission” at Gandhi Smriti & Darshan Samiti, Rajghat

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Rajghat set to go digital for interactive experience on life and works of Mahatma

DEFENCE

Two Launches in a row with Precise Hit of Brahmos Block 3
Tuesday May-2,2017

PRIME MINISTER

Indian Foreign Service Officer Trainees call on the Prime Minister

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

18 lakh Sample Survey reveals cities turned much cleaner in last one year

DEFENCE

Indian DGMO calls Pak counterpart over dastardly act of mutiliation of Indian Soldiers

RAILWAYS

Maharajas’ Express , operated by Railways PSU, IRCTC, to begin its Two new tour circuits focussing especially on Domestic Travellers from June this year. Offer of pay for one and get a ticket free

HOME AFFAIRS

Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh to inaugurate the two-day 2nd meeting of National Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction on 15th May

SKILL DEVELOPMENT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

Ministry of Skill Development invites comments/ suggestions of the public on the Sharada Prasad Committee constituted to Review, Rationalize and Optimize the Functioning of Sector Skill Councils
Monday May-1,2017

PRIME MINISTER

Press Statement by Prime Minister during the State visit of President of Turkey to India (May 01, 2017)
Speech by Prime Minister at India-Turkey Business Summit (May 01, 2017)
PM salutes workers on Labour Day

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Index of Eight Core Industries (Base: 2004-05=100) March, 2017
Commerce and Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman has said that India should take lead in making quality products available to world at an affordable price

FINANCE

Mr. Anthony Lianzuala takes over as the New Controller General of Accounts (CGA)

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Shri J.P. Nadda inaugurates the first-ever Induction Training Programme for new recruits of Central Health Services (CHS)

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Shri Bandaru Dattatreya Launches “One IP- Two Dispensaries” and “Aadhaar Based Online Claim Submission” Schemes on International Labour Day

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Minister of State for Minority Affairs (I/C) discusses various issues related to Indian Haj pilgrims with Saudi Arabia Ambassador in India

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

ACC Appointments
Sunday April-30,2017

PRIME MINISTER

English rendering of Mann Ki Baat address by Pm on All India Radio, 30 April 2017
Friday April-28,2017

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Transcription of soundbite of Shri Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for Human Resource Development after the meeting of the Council of IITs in Mumbai

PRIME MINISTER

Press Statement by Prime Minister during the State visit of President of Cyprus to India

VICE PRESIDENT

Solution to address the gaps and failings of democracy is indeed more democracy: Vice President

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

4th National Standards Conclave

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

EPF members now required to submit self-declaration for advance in case of illness of members/ dependents

FINANCE

The Committee on Allowances headed by Shri Ashok Lavasa, Finance Secretary and Secretary (Expenditure) submitted its Report to the Union Finance Minister Shri Arun Jaitley yesterday; The Report will be now placed before the Empowered Committee of Secretaries (E-CoS) to firm-up the proposal for approval of the Cabinet.

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

Shri Kalraj Mishra Chairs the meeting of the State Ministers of MSME

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Faster and All-Round development is our Motto- Sh. Venkaiah Naidu

COMMUNICATION & IT

Signing of Tripartite MOU for broadband services to Post Offices
Thursday April-27,2017

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

Under – 19 Central Armed Police Forces Oorja - 2017 Football Tournament

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

IIMC Amravati to start Marathi Journalism course
Entrance on 27 May 2017, last date to apply 14 May

PRESIDENT

President of India presents CII president’s Award for Lifetime Achievement and CII Foundation Woman Exemplar Award
Speech by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the presentation of CII president’s Award for Lifetime Achievement and CII Foundation Woman Exemplar Award

PRIME MINISTER

Text of PMs speech after flagging off UDAN flight under Regional Connectivity Scheme, on Shimla Delhi sector
PM launches UDAN – Regional Connectivity Scheme for Civil Aviation - from Shimla

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

I&B Minister Condoles the passing away of Shri Vinod Khanna, MP

COMMUNICATION & IT

Government revamps jobs on compassionate ground for Gramin Dak Sevaks

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

Shri Venkaiah Naidu Launches Micro and Small Enterprise Facilitation Council (MSEFC) Portal and MyMSME Mobile App

NITI Aayog

NITI Ayog praises selection of 100 smart cities without any controversy

AGRICULTURE

Shri Radha Mohan Singh holds bilateral meeting with Shri Nicos Kouyialis, Minister of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment, Cyprus
Wednesday April-26,2017

PRESIDENT

We should develop universities as temples of higher learning, says President

PRIME MINISTER

PM’s interaction through PRAGATI
PM reviews performance of key infrastructure sectors

VICE PRESIDENT

Countries that invest in education, build strong consumer economies, have democratic institutions to deal with social change will benefit: Vice President

FINANCE

FM : The Central Government has no plan to impose any tax on agriculture income

NITI Aayog

Clarification on news reports regarding NITI Aayog’s Draft Three Year Action Agenda, published on 26thApril, 2017

COMMUNICATION & IT

Government takes pro-active step towards improving the Quality of Mobile Services

CIVIL AVIATION

PM Shri Narendra Modi Will Flag-off First UDAN Flight under RCS Tomorrow

CORPORATE AFFAIRS

Indian Institute of Corporate Affairs (IICA) and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to forge collaboration on skills and CSR

HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION

Over Rs.one lakh cr investment approved for housing of urban poor
Tuesday April-25,2017

FINANCE

FAQs on GST - English
Presentation for GST Conclave/Workshop

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Statement of Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu, Minister for I&B - Why Human Rights activists silent on dastardly killing of CRPF Jawans in Sukma?

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Launch of IPR Awareness Campaign for Schools

COMMUNICATION & IT

99 Percent Telecom-related complaints get resolved on Twitter

HOME AFFAIRS

Shri Rajnath Singh pays tribute to the martyred CRPF personnel

HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION

Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu inaugurates 47th Foundation Day of HUDCO

AGRICULTURE

Centre giving priority to agriculture sector by allocating maximum funds for the farmers’ welfare: Agriculture Minister

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Prakash Javadekar inaugurates National Consultation on revised Accreditation Framework
Monday April-24,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM’s message on National Panchayati Raj Day

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Commerce Minister reiterates that GeM is the most transparent, accountable and efficient public procurement portal

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Government Printing Press to be upgraded at a cost of Rs.338 cr

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Renowned Film Director & Actor Shri KasinadhuniViswanath to be conferred DadasahebPhalke Award for the year 2016
Saturday April-22,2017

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

All should have access to affordable quality health care services-J P Nadda

RAILWAYS

Plan Your Summer Holidays with 216 Special Trains on Konkan Railway

FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRIES

BIS Releases National Building Code 2016’

Friday April-21,2017

PRIME MINISTER

Prime Minister presents awards, addresses civil servants on Civil Services Day
PM presents awards, addresses civil servants on Civil Services Day

FINANCE

The Union Finance Minister holds a bilateral meeting with the US Commerce Secretary

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

Meeting of the Consultative Committee for Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas on “Digital Modes of Payment - Promotion of cashless transactions” held

SHIPPING

World Bank Approves $ 375 Million Loan for Developing National Waterway-1

DEFENCE

Maiden Firing of BrahMos Land Attack Supersonic Cruise Missile
India and Republic of Korea sign Inter-Governmental MOU for Defence Industry Co-Operation in Shipbuilding
Thursday April-20,2017

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Government lays renewed thrust on Housing For All programme
National Urban Rental Housing Policy to be announced soon.

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Government is committed to bring path breaking changes to Transform India
Instagram for Government depicts the Story of Emerging New India: Shri Venkaiah Naidu

DEFENCE

Chief of Naval staff honours Naval Gallantry and non Gallantry Award winners at Naval Investiture Ceremony

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

11th Civil Services Day function begins today
Responsibility, accountability and impartiality are most important aspects of Civil Services: Shri Rajnath Singh

COMMUNICATION & IT

C-DOT develops CCSP (C-DOT Common Service Platform) to make smart cities more efficient, economical and future proof

LAW & JUSTICE

Legal Aid and Empowerment initiatives launched

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Minister of State (IC)for Labour & Employment Presents NSCI Safety Awards – 2016 to 70 Organisations
Wednesday April-19,2017

CABINET

Cabinet approves signing of the Protocol amending the Convention between India and Portugal for avoidance of Double Taxation
Cabinet approves encashment of accumulated leave to certain Defence Services Personnel who died or were invalidated out while in service between 30 December 1991 to 29 November 1999 with less than 15 years of service
Cabinet approves extension of the validity of Central Order in respect of sugar for six months
Cabinet gives approval for introduction of Constitution (One Hundred and Twenty-third Amendment) Bill 2017 and (ii) National Commission for Backward Classes (Repeal) Bill, 2017 in the Parliament
Cabinet approves procurement of Voter Verifiable Paper Audit Trail Units for use in the General Elections, 2019
Cabinet approves permission to avail external assistance by State Government entities from bilateral agencies for implementation of vital infrastructure projects

STEEL

Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh inaugurates India Steel 2017 in Mumbai

PRESIDENT

India lauds the enterprise and achievements of the people of Nepal, says President
Banquet Speech Banquet hosted by H’ble President in Honour of the President of Federal Democratic Republic of Nepal, Rt. Hon’ble, Bidya Devi Bhandari 18.04.2017

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Minister of State (IC), Labour & Employmentto Give Away NSCI Safety Awards

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

The Government decides to do away with beacons for all categories of vehicles
Tuesday April-18,2017

PRIME MINISTER

Lt. Gen H. R. McMaster, U.S. National Security Advisor calls on Prime Minister

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Terrorism, Insurgency are anti-development: Venkaiah Naidu
I&B Minister conducts Review Meeting of Programmes & Policies in North East

RAILWAYS

Indian Railways takes various initiatives to facilitate travel in this summer

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

Meritorious SC & ST students awarded with Dr. Ambedkar National Merit Awards

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

Shri Gadkari Reviews NHAI Projects: Calls for fast Tracking of award and Construction

DEFENCE

Indian Warships on Overseas Beployment: Visit Souda Bay, Greece

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

DoPT denies Media News about extension of working hours of Central Government employees

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Prakash Javadekar inaugurates National Conference on innovation (Navonmesh) in School Education

HOME AFFAIRS

GoI extends Suspension of Operation with NSCN/R and NSCN/NK for a period of one year
Monday April-17,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM launches projects related to SAUNI Yojana at Botad
PM launches Government projects in Dadra and Nagar Haveli
PM inaugurates Cattle Feed Plant, launches irrigation and water supply schemes at Bajipura, Gujarat
PM inaugurates Multi-Speciality Hospital, Diamond Manufacturing Unit in Surat

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Index Numbers of Wholesale Price in India (Base: 2004-05=100)
Review for the month of March, 2017

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

Shri Ram Vilas Paswan chairs 31st Meeting of the Central Consumer Protection Council

FINANCE

The Union Government announces the sale (re-issue) of “Government of India Floating Rate Bonds 2024”, “6.79 per cent Government Stock 2029”, “6.57 per cent Government Stock 2033” and “6.62 per cent Government Stock 2051”

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Prakash Javadekar launches Portal and Mobile App of RUSA
Prakash Javadekar launches the Fund and Reform Tracker of RUSA

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

Recruitment Results finalised by UPSC in March 2017

RAILWAYS

Minister of Railways Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu Commences various works of Indian Railways
Saturday April-15,2017

PRESIDENT

President of India awards standards to Armoured Corps Centre and School Ahmednagar

Address by the Hon’ble President standard presentation ceremonial parade at Armoured Corps Centre and School, Ahmednagar

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

Ekatmakta, Samata and Samajik Samrasta guiding Principle of Government - Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot
Friday April-14,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM Modi promises to build an inclusive India of Dr.Ambedkar’s dreams
Pays tribute at Deekshabhoomi in Nagpur; Unveils big plans for education and digital economy

PM felicitates winners of Lucky Grahak Yojana and Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana
Latur girl wins the Rs 1 crore prize as a digital customer, while Thane beautician
bags 2nd prize under the Digi Dhan Vyapar Yojana

PM Modi launches BHIM-Aadhar Pay App in Nagpur
Thumb impression now signifies digital literacy

BHIM Cashback and Referral bonus schemes launched

MINORITY AFFAIRS

India exploring sending Haj Pilgrims by Sea route also – Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi

Thursday April-13,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM to visit Nagpur tomorrow
PM salutes the martyrs of Jallianwala Bagh massacre
PM greets people on Baisakhi

NITI Aayog

PM to release BHIM-Aadhar platform in Nagpur tomorrow
Two new Schemes- Cash back and Referral bonus schemes to be unveiled
PM to felicitate lucky winners of 1 crore,50 lakh, 25 lakh embracing digital payments

PRESIDENT

President of India to visit Karnataka and Maharashtra on April 14 & 15
President of India presents Padma Awards

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

Government to incentivize growth in local content in goods and services in O&G Sector by policy for providing Purchase Preference to the manufactures/services providers (linked with local content) – PP LC

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Aadhaar Seeding Application launched by Shri Bandaru Dattatreya

FINANCE

Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) crosses the target of Rs. 1.8 lakh crore for 2016-17
Wednesday April-12,2017

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

India-Australia Sports Partnership launched
Australia to collaborate in establishing National Sports University in India
Australian PM meets with Sachin Tendulkar

CABINET

Cabinet approves signing of Framework of Understanding between India and Bangladesh on Cooperation in the hydrocarbon sector
Cabinet approves transfer on lease of 6.5628 acres of Defence land to Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan at Air Force Station Kanpur for construction of school building
Cabinet approves MoU on cooperation in the field of justice between India and Tunisia
Cabinet approves implementation of Supreme Court’s Judgment regarding Target Plus Scheme (TPS) under Foreign Trade Policy (FTP) 2004-09
Cabinet approves the “Signing and Ratification of MoU for Establishment of the BIMSTEC Grid Interconnection”
Cabinet apprised of MoU between India and Russia for cooperation in the field of Science & Technology
Cabinet approves setting up of Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy (IIPE) at Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh
Cabinet approves measures to increase oil palm area and production in India
Cabinet approves Policy to provide Purchase Preference (linked with Local Content (PP-LC) in all Public Sector Undertakings under Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas
Cabinet approves setting up of a Special Purpose Vehicle to be called Government e-Marketplace (GeM SPV)

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves listing of 11 CPSEs on stock exchanges
Cabinet approves MSP for Raw Jute for 2017-18 season

PRESIDENT

Speech of the President of India Presentation of National Geoscience Awards 2016
President of India presents National Geoscience Awards 2016
President’s Greetings on the eve of Vishu, Rongali Bihu, Vaiskhadi, Puthandu Pirappu and Naba Barsha

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President Greets People on Vaisakhi, Vishu, Puthandu, Masadi, Vaishkhadi and Bahag Bihu

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Tax Exemption to Startups

FINANCE

Government constitutes an Inter- Disciplinary Committee chaired by Special Secretary (Economic Affairs) to examine the existing framework with regard to Virtual Currencies.

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

J P Nadda reviews preparedness regarding Dengue and Chikungunya

HOME AFFAIRS

MoS Shri Kiren Rijiju inaugurates NDMP review workshop

HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION

HUPA Minister Inaugurates two-day National Review of PMAY (Urban) Mission

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

GPF Rules
LTC Travel by Air India

SHIPPING

Major Ports Register 6.79 Percent Growth in Traffic over last year, Outperform Private Ports for Second Consecutive Year

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Cab Safety measures for Women recommended by WCD Ministry included in the New Taxi Policy Guidelines
Tuesday April-11,2017

DEFENCE

UK Defence Minister visits Western Naval Command

PRESIDENT

President of India presents SCOPE Awards
Prime Minister of Australia calls on President

PRIME MINISTER

PM greets people on Hanuman Jayanti
PM pays tributes to Mahatma Phule on his birth anniversary

AYUSH

Several AYUSH medicines have been developed for different Diseases: Shri Shripad Naik
Government provides subsidies to farmers for cultivation of Medicinal Plants as per guidelines: AYUSH Minister
30 Research Institutes of CCRAS providing Health Care services throughout the country: Shri Shripad Naik

ELECTRONICS & IT

G 20 Digital Ministers’ Meet on Digital Economy Better International Cooperation Needed to Check Cyber Crimes and Cyber Terrorism - Ravi Shankar Prasad

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

External Affairs Minister's Statement in Rajya Sabha on case of Shri Kulbhushan Jadhav, Indian Citizen, awarded death sentence by a Pakistani military court

FINANCE

CBDT issues PAN and TAN within 1 day to improve Ease of Doing Business
Timelines for Closure of financial accounts under Rule 114H (8) of the Income-tax Rules, 1962 under alternative procedure of FATCA

MINES

National Geoscience Awards 2016 Presentation Ceremony to be held at Rashtrapati Bhawan on 12 April 2017

POWER

Power today, comes from Information sharing and not by withholding it; URJA MITRA empowers citizens by real time information sharing on power supply: Shri Piyush Goyal

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

Scheme for participation of girls in sporting activities
Monday April-10,2017

PRESIDENT

President of India releases India rankings 2017 report and presents awards to top-ranked institutions

PRIME MINISTER

Text of PM’s address at the launch of Interactive Digital Exhibition, marking 100 years of Champaran Satyagraha
Press Statement by Prime Minister during the State visit of Prime Minister of Australia to India

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Gandhiji’s Thoughts & Actions are Immortal &extremely relevant for India’s Young Generation

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Government makes compliance of Labour Laws and Rules easy

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

KVIC Schemes
Committee recommendations to review Khadi Industries

TOURISM

Development of Coastal Areas as Beach Corridor
Sunday April-9,2017

Election Commission

FAQs on security features of the ECI-EVMs
Friday April-7,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

64th National Film Awards, 2016 announced

FINANCE

India and ADB Sign $175 Million Loan Agreement to help improve Solar Transmission System
Department of Revenue, Ministry of Finance achieves phenomenal success towards eliminating Domestic Black Money in last three years; 23064 searches/surveys have been conducted (Income Tax 17525; Customs 2509; Central Excise 1913; Service Tax 1120); More than Rs. 1.37 Lakh Crore of tax evasion has been detected (Income Tax 69434; Customs 11405; Central Excise 13952; Service Tax 42727) among others.

AGRICULTURE

e-National Agriculture Market

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

NCRB shows declining trend in number of women committing suicide

PRESIDENT

Speech by the President of India on the occasion of inauguration of the first NIMCARE World Health Day -Global Summit at Vigyan Bhawan on April 7, 2017
President of India inaugurates first NIMCARE World Health Day Summit 2017

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

PMAY-G – From Houses to Homes
Thursday April-6,2017
DAY-NRLM – Transforming lives through livelihood thrust

COMMUNICATION & IT

Problem of call drops is more severe indoors, says DoT 

HOME AFFAIRS

MoS (Home) Shri Hansraj Gangaram Ahir launches NPDRR website

TEXTILES

Steps to Strengthen and Modernize Powerloom Sector

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Online Facility for Settlement of Claims in EPFO

POWER

Delegation of Senior Editors and Journalists from Bangladesh calls on Union Power Minister

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Various recommendations made by Inter-Ministerial Group constituted by NITI Ayog to look into the issue of malnutrition
Wednesday April-5,2017

CABINET

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Australia on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine
Cabinet approves agreement on Audio Visual Co-Production between India and Bangladesh
Cabinet approves MoU on Cooperation in the field of Mass Media between India and Bangladesh
Cabinet approves MoU on passenger cruise services on the coastal and protocol routes between India and Bangladesh
Cabinet approves MoU on passenger cruise services on the coastal and protocol routes between India and Bangladesh
Cabinet approves MoU between India and France on Technical Cooperation in Civil Aviation
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Bangladesh for fairway development of Ashuganj-Zakiganj stretch of Kushiyara river and Sirajganj-Daikhawa stretch of Jamuna river in the Indo-Bangladesh protocol route
Cabinet approves closure of Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana
Cabinet apprised of the MoU with Ferrovie Dello Stato Italiane S.P.A. of Italy on Technical Cooperation in the Rail Sector
Cabinet approves Collaboration Agreement to support the Belmont Forum Secretariat
Cabinet approves Air Services Agreement between India and Georgia

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves extension of implementation of Crime and Criminal Tracking Network and Systems Project by one year

PRESIDENT

President of India condoles the passing away of Smt. Kishori Amonkar
President congratulates Parliament for making a new beginning in Financial Management through passage of Annual Budget by March 31, 2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM pays tributes to Babu Jagjivan Ram on his birth anniversary

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Government takes steps to generate Employment Opportunities

DEFENCE

INS Shardul on Joint Exclusive Economic Zone (EEZ) Surveillance in South India Ocean

SPACE

Satellite for Disaster Management

SHIPPING

PM to Lay The Foundation Stone of a Multi-Modal Terminal on River Ganga at Sahibganj in Jharkhand Tomorrow

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

Schemes to promote work of Rural Artisans

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

Samta Diwas observed

FINANCE

India and the UK announce joint UK-India Fund, namely a Green Growth Equity Fund; Aims to leverage private sector investment from the City of London to invest in Green Infrastructure Projects in India;

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

Factual position on proposed Amendments to RTI Rules

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Impact of India-EU FTA on Textiles Industry
Tuesday April-4,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Amitabh Bachchan inaugurates CBFC's new office in Mumbai

PRIME MINISTER

PM greets people on the occasion of Ram Navami

FINANCE

Revenue Department exceeds Revised Tax Collections target for 2016-17 around 18% taken together in case of Direct and Indirect Taxes; Provisional figure of Total Tax Collections in 2016-17 is Rs. 17.10 Lakh Crore as against the Revised Target of Rs. 16.97 Lakh Crore.;
Joint statement by the Chancellor of the Exchequer and the Finance Minister of India at the 9th UK-India Economic and Financial Dialogue held in Delhi today
Monday April-3,2017
Text of the opening remarks of Shri Shaktikanta Das, Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Finance of India at the meeting of the Finance Ministers of the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) countries today
Text of “Summary of the Joint Ministerial Statement” delivered by the Union Minister of Finance of India Shri Arun Jaitley, who chaired the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Finance Ministers’ meeting today
Joint Ministerial Statement of the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Finance Ministers’ meeting in New Delhi today
Text of the speech of Union Minister of Finance of India Shri Arun Jaitley at the meeting of the Finance Ministers of the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) countries in New Delhi today

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Film Visa & FFO makes India an Attractive Filming Destination: Col. Rathore
Saturday April-1,2017

TEXTILES

30 per cent subsidy for upgradation of power loom sector : Smriti Irani

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Government is committed to provide high quality health services at a cheaper rate – Prakash Javadekar

Innovation is the only way to gain sustainable prosperity for country – Prakash Javadekar
Union minister Prakash Javadekar inaugurates Smart India Hackathon 2017 Grand Finale in Mumbai

Friday March-31,2017

CABINET

Cabinet approves moving of official amendments to The Companies (Amendment) Bill, 2016
Cabinet approves the revised Air Services Agreement with Malaysia
Cabinet Approves changes to Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill 2016: The biggest reform in road transport sector
Cabinet approves MoU between Forum of Regulators and the National Association of Regulatory Utility Commissioners
Cabinet approves signing of new Air Services Agreement between India and Serbia
Cabinet approves transfer of land at Ranchi by Heavy Engineering Corporation (HEC) Limited, to the Jharkhand Government
Cabinet approves transfer of land of HMT Watches Limited
Cabinet approves signing of Agreement for CIRDAP establishment Centre in Hyderabad
Cabinet approves ratification of the Minimum Age Convention, 1973 (No. 138) and Worst Forms of Child Labour Convention, 1999 (No. 182) of the International Labour Organization (ILO)

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves the fixation of Nutrient-Based Subsidy (NBS) rates for Phopsphatic and Potassic (P&K) fertilizers for the year 2017-18
Cabinet approves amendments in Mega Power Policy 2009 for Provisional Mega Power projects
Cabinet allows unrestricted export of all certified organic agricultural products
Cabinet approves Grants-in-aid of Rs. 25 crore to Agro-Economic Research Centres and Agro-Economic Research Units beyond 2016-17
Boost to Indigenous Urea Production

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways holds road show in Mumbai

PRIME MINISTER

PM conveys his best wishes for the Namami Brahmaputra festival

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Prime Minister to address participants of Smart India Hackathon 2017

FINANCE

The Union Government has announced revised rates of interest on Small Savings Schemes for the First Quarter of 2017-18 to bring them somewhat closer to market rates
CBDT notifies new Income Tax Return Forms for AY 2017-18: Introduces one page simplified ITR Form-1(Sahaj)

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Index of Eight Core Industries (Base: 2004-05=100) February, 2017

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

Buffer Stock of Pulses Crosses 16.88 lakh MT

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

Chenani-Nashri Highway Tunnel: Beginning of a New Era in Road Connectivity
Thursday March-30,2017

SHIPPING

Nitin Gadkari inaugurated Child Care Centre of Mumbai Port Trust

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

Validity of Self Attested affidavits
Filing of assets details by Government officials

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Centre to build 1 crore houses under PMAY-G by 2019
Social Security Pensions to continue till one gets Aadhar- Govt

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Aadhaar identification for MDMS

POWER

Steps Taken to Improve The Efficiency of Coal Based Thermal Power Plants

COMMUNICATION & IT

Postage Stamp on ‘Cub Scouts’ released by Sh Manoj Sinha

SPACE

Objectives and targets of satellites launched by PSLV

RAILWAYS

Shri Suresh Prabhakar Prabhu releases Book Titled “Indian Railway- The weaving of a National Tapestry”
Wednesday March-29,2017

PRESIDENT

Change of Guard Ceremony not to be held on April 1

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

POWER

1st Time India becomes Net Exporter of Electricity

RAILWAYS

Concession in Online Booking of Rail Tickets
Measures Taken by Railways for Protection of Elephants

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

Age Relaxation in Job
Zero Tolerance Policy

HEAVY INDUSTRIES & PUBLIC ENTERPRISES

Retirement Facilities for Employees Resigned from CPSEs
Allocation of Funds for Fame India Scheme

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

Lok Sabha Speaker Smt. Sumitra Mahajan presents footballs to Members of Parliament as part of Mass Awareness Programme for promoting Sports culture in the country

FINANCE

G-20 Framework Working Group (FWG) in its Varanasi Meeting discusses the current state of the global economy, G-20 agenda on Inclusive Growth and Reports on Strong, Sustainable and Balanced Growth & G-20 Enhanced Structural Reform Agenda among others;

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

Ministry of Road Transport and Highways to host Smart India Hackathon 2017 Grand Finale in Nagpur

SHIPPING

Beach Cleaning Drive Conducted by V.O. Chidambaranar Port

SPACE

ISRO-NASA Collaboration
Monday March-27,2017

PRESIDENT

President’s greetings on the eve of Chaitra Sukladi, Ugadi, Gudi Padava, Cheti Chand, Navreh and Sajibu Cheiraoba

RAILWAYS

Minister of Railways inaugurates Conference on Digital Railways for Digital India

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

A Standardized training module developed by WCD Ministry in consultation with ISTM for capacity building of Internal Complaints Committees

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Assessment of School Education

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Field offices of EPFO directed to settle claims in cases of deaths within seven days of receipt of such claims

ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS

Rise in Electronic Waste

SHIPPING

JNPT becomes first Major Port to install Radiological Detection Equipment(RDE) at Road and Rail Gates

POWER

Shri Piyush Goyal reiterates India’s commitments to combat Climate Change at the 'World Conference on Environment 2017'

COMMUNICATION & IT

730 million Internet users are anticipated in the country by 2020-NASSCOM.
More than 2 dozen companies want collaboration with India Post Payments Bank-Manoj Sinha
Sunday March-26,2017

PRIME MINISTER

English Translation of the Text of ‘Mann Ki Baat’ programme on All India Radio on 26.03.2017
Friday March-24,2017

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Indian Chemical Industry key constituent of the economy – Nirmala Sitharaman
Indian Chemical Industry expected to grow to US $ 226 billion by 2020

PRIME MINISTER

PM hands over chaadar to be offered at Dargah of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti

CORPORATE AFFAIRS

Implementation on Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (IBC)
MCA21 system has Investor Complaint /serious Complaint e-forms available to Stakeholders for filing complaints online

FINANCE

Promotion of Digital/Cashless Transactions by Government
Office of the Insurance Ombudsman, Delhi achieves ISO 9001:2015 (QMS) certification

TEXTILES

33rd India Carpet Expo to be inaugurated by Union Textiles Minister

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Science & Technology MinisterDr. Harsh Vardhansays that the Prime Minister has confidence in youth to give the country a great advantage

WATER RESOURCES

Water level of 91 major reservoirs of the country goes down by Two per cent

POWER

Powergrid Commissions ±800kV HVDC Champa - Kurukshetra Pole-I

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Health Services in India
Thursday March-23,2017

CIVIL AVIATION

Pawan Hans and University of Mumbai sign a MoU for skill development in Civil Aviation

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Digidhan mela to be held in Nanded to promote cashless transaction

PRIME MINISTER

PM expresses grief over terror attack in London
PM pays tributes to Bhagat Singh, Rajguru and Sukhdev on their martyrdom day

DEFENCE

First Nine Celebrates 200 Years

POWER

Steps taken for revival of Ratnagiri Gas and Power Limited

HOME AFFAIRS

Dr Kiran Bedi addresses the 35th National Symposium of Heads of Police Training Institutions

FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRIES

Investment Targeting and Facilitation Desk

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Consultative Committee on Labour and Employment Discusses Child Labour

AGRICULTURE

Shri Singh launch Coffee Table Book titled “50 Years – The Great Indian Milk Revolution”

ATOMIC ENERGY

Target of tripling Nuclear Power Capacity
Commissioning of Nuclear Reactors

SPACE

Capability of ISRO to Launch Satellites
Wednesday March-22,2017

CABINET

Cabinet approves Amendment of in the Customs and Excise Act, relating to abolition of cesses and surcharges on various goods and services to facilitate implementation of GST Regime
Cabinet approves of proposal to establish a Fund of Fund for Start-ups (FFS)
Cabinet approves proposal for Amendments to the NABARD Act, 1981
Cabinet approves MoU between India and the USA on cooperation in the field of Cyber Security
Cabinet approves in situ promotion to the officers of Indian Trade Service (ITS) to the Senior Administrative Grade (SAG)
Cabinet approves amendment to 'The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009'

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves Policy for the Grant of Extension to the Production Sharing Contracts signed by Government of India awarding Pre-NELP Exploration Blocks
Deepening and Widening of Mumbai Harbour Channel and JN Port Channel (Phase-II)
Cabinet approves North East Road Network Connectivity Project Phase I
Cabinet approves closure/winding up of CREDA HPCL Biofuel Ltd (CHBL) and IndianOil - CREDA Biofuels Ltd. (ICBL)
Cabinet approves hike in MSP for Copra for 2017 season

PRIME MINISTER

PM urges people to take the pledge to save every drop of water, on World Water Day
PM greets people of Bihar on Bihar Diwas

MINORITY AFFAIRS

48 Thousands Minority Girl Students Awarded Begum Hazrat Mahal National Scholarship
Implementation of USTTAD Scheme

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

Information under RTI Act
Yoga as optional subject in UPSC

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

Unless we create more wealth, we can distribute only poverty, says Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu

SPACE

Forecast of Natural Disasters by ISRO

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

Dream of ‘Har Ghar Jal’ will be realized by 2030: Tomar

FINANCE

Repayment of 7.49% Government Stock 2017 (con) on April 13, 2017
FM: Government to focus on two important areas including building infrastructure on war footing and substantial expenditure on development of rural India;

HOME AFFAIRS

Strict compliance of 'Flag Code of India, 2002' and 'The Prevention of Insults to National Honour Act, 1971'
Tuesday March-21,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Government committed to promoting Film Friendly Environment in the country - Ajay Mittal

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Nehru Science Centre celebrating National Mathematics Day from 21st to 24th March 2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM greets Parsi community on Navroz

DEFENCE

Leakage of Question Papers of Army Recruitment Board

AYUSH

Steps Taken by Government for Promoting Ayush Treatment

SHIPPING

Seamless Progress of ‘Swachhta Pakhwada’ activities in V.O.Chidambaranar Port Trust

FINANCE

The Union Government has decided to make timely payment of accumulations under the Savings Fund of the Central Government Employee Group Insurance Scheme (CGEGIS)

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Residents of Delhi are cautioned against spurious schemes being floated in the name of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao

FINANCE

Union Minister of Finance Shri Arun Jaitley will address the 23rd Conference of Auditors General of Commonwealth Countries and British Overseas Territories tomorrow

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Strategies to contain Diabetes and Hypertension

DEFENCE

Indo - Nepal Joint Exercise Surya Kiran Terminates
Monday March-20,2017

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A Seminar On ‘Physical Security Products in banks and Other Institutions’

CABINET

Cabinet approves four GST Bills

PRESIDENT

President of India presents KCK International Award for excellence in print Journalism

FINANCE

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi approves the four Goods and Services Tax (GST) related bills today

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

PM Shri Narendra Modi represents 'aspirational' India: Dr Jitendra Singh

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

2 Day National Conference on “Empowering Deaf Through Indian Sign Language” BEGINS

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

EPFO takes various steps for speedy settlement of claims

POWER

Four Sectoral Computer Emergency Response Teams to mitigate Cyber Security Threats in Power Systems

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Chinese investment undermake in India
Review of implementation of SEZ Policy

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Shri Faggan Singh Kulaste launches National Dental and Oral Health Information IVR Portal, toll free number
Friday March-17,2017

PRESIDENT

Address by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the India Today Conclave 2017

Dr. MS Swaminathan, a global scientist of rare distinction, says President

Address by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee special convocation of University of Mumbai and Conferment of Honorary D.Litt. on Dr M. S. Swaminathan

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

CITY stands for ‘Civic Infrastructure To You – Venkaiah Naidu
Urban Development Minister stresses on ‘new urban renaissance’ at the India Today Conclave 2017 in Mumbai

FINANCE

Clarification by Central Board of Direct Taxes on rollback provision in the revised India-Korea Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement

WATER RESOURCES

Government to Evolve River Sediment Management Policy soon Conference on Sediment Management in Indian Rivers Held

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Health Service in Government Hospitals

POWER

NTPC Clocks Highest Ever Annual Cumulative Gross Generation of 263.95 BU

PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIR

Sitting of Parliament in 2015 and 2016 exceeds average of ten years preceding 2014
Thursday March-16,2017

SHIPPING, ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

Students should give priority to Innovation, Research and Vision - Nitin Gadkari

Election Commission

Credibility of Electronic Voting Machines- regarding.

Election Commission asserts EVMs used in elections are tamperproof

PRESIDENT

President of India to visit Mumbai tomorrow

PRIME MINISTER

PM congratulates Capt. Amarinder Singh on taking oath as Punjab CM

SPACE

Launching of Many Satellites in Single Mission

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Opening Statement of Minister of Commerce & Industry Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman at the Joint Press Conference at IESS VI
Largest Indian Engineering Sourcing Show opens in Chennai

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

Tribal Youth Exchange Programme

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Statement by Shri Jagat Prakash Nadda,
Minister of Health and Family Welfare on 16th March, 2017

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Government to Amend EPF Scheme, 1952 to Enable EPF Members to Withdraw upto 90 Percent Fund for Purchase of House

MINORITY AFFAIRS

More than 69 Thousand Women Covered Under Nai Roshni Scheme Till 31st January During Current Financial Year
Draft Equal Opportunity Commission Bill Re-Circulated for Inter-Ministerial Consultations
Wednesday March-15,2017

CABINET

Cabinet apprised of MoUs for cooperation in Youth and Sports Matters with Indonesia and the Kyrgyz Republic
Cabinet approves of MoU between India and Bangladesh on Aids to Navigation (AtoNs)
MoU between Lal Bahadur Shastri National Academy of Administration (LBSNAA), Mussoorie and Namibia Institute of Public Administration and Management (NIPAM) of Namibia for capacity building
Special assistance measure for Andhra Pradesh by way of special dispensation in funding of Externally Aided Projects (EAPs) and funding of irrigation component of Polavaram project
15 Indian Institutes of Information Technology (IIITs) declared as Institutes of National Importance
Cabinet approves revised MoU and Mode of Operation between India and Bangladesh for establishing Border Haats on India-Bangladesh Border
Cabinet approves additional 2% Dearness Allowance / Dearness Relief due from January, 2017

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves sale of 24% equity holding in Lubrizol India Private Limited by Indian Oil to Lubrizol Corporation, USA
Cabinet approves six laning of Handia-Varanasi section of NH-2 in Uttar Pradesh
Boost to Education: Cabinet approves setting up of 50 new KendriyaVidyalayasin the country under Civil / Defence Sector
Cabinet approves Policy for Early Monetization of Coal Bed Methane Gas Marketing and Pricing Freedom for CBM Gas

PRIME MINISTER

PM salutes the consumer on World Consumer Rights Day; urges consumers to embrace digital transactions
PM congratulates N Biren Singh on taking oath as Manipur CM
World leaders congratulate PM on Assembly Election results

DEFENCE

Admiral Vladimir Korolev, Commander-in-Chief, Russian Federation Navy visits India

FINANCE

FM: Rate of increase of Non Performing Assets (NPAs) has slowed down in the last Quarter of the Current Financial Year; Government is taking sector specific measures to deal with the problem of NPAs;

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Payment System for ASHA Workers
Progress in Establishing new AIIMS like Institutes
Assessment of Working of NRHM

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

MoU signed between FTII and Canon to promote short courses in Film & Television

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

More than 12 Lakh Children have been rehabilitated under National Child Labour Project Scheme since 1988

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

Cadre restructure of Group ‘A’ officers
Weightage to General Studies in UPSC

SPACE

Strength of Scientists and Engineers in ISRO
Launch of Satellites
Tuesday March-14,2017

AGRICULTURE

KrishiUnnatiMela 2017

CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS

Mandatory for Hospitals to issue detailed bills to patients, separately disclosing cost of Coronary Stents

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

14.66 lakh tonnes of pulses procured towards building the buffer stock
Service Charges are Discretionary/ Voluntary: Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

DEFENCE

Arun Jaitley takes over as Defence Minister

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

Functioning of De-Addiction Centres
Venture Capital Fund Scheme for SC Entrepreneurs

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

WCD Ministry refers fraud being perpetuated in the name of BetiBachaoBetiPadhao scheme to the CBI for investigation
Friday March-10,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM lauds passage of Maternity Benefit Amendment Bill in Lok Sabha

FINANCE

Direct Tax Collections up to February, 2017 show growth of 10.7%
Net Indirect Tax collection upto February 2017 stood at Rs 7.72 lakh crore, 22.2% more than the corresponding period last year

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Increase in Haj quota benefits all states

AYUSH

Government has undertaken research/studies/clinical trials to determine efficacy of traditional medicine for cancer: Shripad Naik

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

Ministry of I&B issues an advisory on the request of the Department of Consumer Affairs

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Pradhan Mantri Surakshit Matritva Abhiyan (PMSMA)

WATER RESOURCES

Water level of 91 major reservoirs of the country goes down by Two per cent
Thursday March-9,2017

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

HRD Minister Prakash Javadekar honours Maharashtra’s ASC College, Palus for spreading digital financial literacy

PRIME MINISTER

PM interacts with recipients of Nari Shakti Puraskar - 2016
English rendering of the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi’s address to media ahead of the Second round of the Budget Session of Parliament

AGRICULTURE

Pilot Project on Ornamental Fisheries

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT