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Thursday June-22,2017

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

Clarification regarding cash transfers and Aadhaar card requirements under ICDS

DEFENCE

INS Tillanchang commissioned at Karwar

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Scholarship for Students Pursuing Education in Foreign Universities

FINANCE

The Finance Secretary Shri Ashok Lavasa receives today a cheque of Rs 25 crores towards the Swachh Bharat Kosh (SBK) by the CMD of Rural Electric Corporation (REC) Limited
Wednesday March-8,2017

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

MSME – Major tool for generating employment – Kalraj Mishra

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Special International Women’s Day Concert- “Shree”

PRESIDENT

Gender biases have no place in modern India where inclusive development is a key objective, says President
President of India congratulates IISc, Bangalore for figuring in top 10 institutions in the 'Best Small Universities' category of the Times Higher Education (THE) rankings 2017
Speech by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee at the presentation of the Nari Shakti Puruskar on the occasion of International Women’s Day

PRIME MINISTER

PM addresses Swachh Shakti 2017 – A Convention of Women Sarpanches at Gandhinagar
116th meeting of trustees of Somnath Trust held at Somnath
PM Salutes Nari Shakti on International Women's Day

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Last date of submission of Digital Life Certificate through Jeevan Pramaan Patra extended upto 31st March 2017

ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS

Environment Minister launches Web Portal for obtaining CRZ Clearances

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

Sports Minister Vijay Goel decides to constitute a high level committee to resolve the grievances and complaints of women sports persons

AYUSH

Three day Curtain Raiser International Yoga Fest inaugurated by Shri Venkaiah Naidu
Tuesday March-7,2017

PRIME MINISTER

Text of PM's speech at Special Commemorative Postage Stamp Release on 100 Years of Yogoda Satsang Math
PM releases commemorative postage stamp on the occasion of the 100th anniversary of Yogoda Satsanga Society of India
Text of PM's speech at the Industry Meet at ONGC Petro Additions Limited (OPAL), Dahej

PRESIDENT

President of India’s message on the eve of International Women’s Day

AYUSH

Shri Venkaiah Naidu to inaugurate the 3 day International Yoga Fest tomorrow

AGRICULTURE

Pre-Kharif Interface objective is to jointly identify emerging researchable areas and evolve strategies for better implementation of the schemes and programmes

RAILWAYS

33% Sub Quota for Women in Allotment of each Category of minor Catering Units at All Category of stations has been provided under the New Catering Policy of Indian Railways

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No one to be deprived of benefits for lack of Aadhaar
Monday March-6,2017

CABINET

Cabinet gives ex-post facto approval to the MoU between India and the United Arab Emirates in the field of providing Energy Efficiency Services
Cabinet approves MoU between India and the United Nations Entity of Gender Equality and Empowerment of Women (UN-Women)
Cabinet approves Cadre Review of Central Engineering Service (Roads) Group Á’ of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways
Cabinet approves signing of the Definitive Agreement on Oil Storage and Management between Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserve Ltd (ISPRL) and Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) of UAE
Cabinet approves Food Cash Credit to Punjab for food procurement operations - Resolution for the settlement of Legacy Accounts (upto crop season 2014-15)
Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Renewable Energy between India and Portugal
Cabinet approves India's accession to the Customs Convention on International Transport of Goods under cover of TIR Carnets (TIR Convention)
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Portugal on cooperation in the field of IT&E

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves Revised Cost Estimate-I of Koteshwar Hydro Electric Project in Uttarakhand
Cabinet approves development of 50 un-served and under-served air strips

FINANCE

The Union Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Shri Arjun Ram Meghwal reaches Nairobi, Kenya to participate in the 4th Annual Devolution Conference; To share the experience of the devolution system and its progress in India.

ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS

“Invest in R&D, Develop Unique Products to Carve out a Niche for The Nation at Global Level”: Anil Madhav Dave
Friday March-3,2017

PRESIDENT

President of India presents ‘Standard’ to 125 Helicopter Squadron and ‘Colours’ to mechanical training institute of Indian Air Force

FINANCE

The Union Minister of Finance, Shri Arun Jaitley, shared India’s experience in reforming its economy and attracting foreign direct investment (FDI) at the Nepal Investment Summit 2017 held at Kathmandu on 2-3 March, 2017
Thursday March-2,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM congratulates defence scientists on the successful demonstration of ballistic missile defence capability
Text of PM’s inaugural address (via video conference) at the Annual International Yoga Conference in Rishikesh

DEFENCE

INHS ASVINI Mumbai Adjudged best service Hospital in the AFMS
Maiden Anti-Ship Missile launch by Kalvari

NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog to partner with eminent Civil Society organizations

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Furnishing of Aadhaar mandatory for final settlement of Pension claims

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

India Condemns Twin Terror Attack in Kabul

SHIPPING

JNPT Participates in Direct Port Delivery Workshop

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Ministry of Women & Child Development leads social media campaign #WeAreEqual for International Women’s Day
Wednesday March-1,2017

COMMUNICATION & IT

AAKAAR Technical Festival to be held on March 4& 5 at I.I.T, Mumbai

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Press Information Bureau to organize Media Workshop on March 02, 2017 at Jalna

PRIME MINISTER

PM condoles the passing away of Indian columnist, humorist and playwright Shri Taarak Mehta

HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION

A Government Panel recommends legal framework for protection of interests of migrants in the country

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Centre to establish 5 world class educational institutes to provide better traditional as well as modern education to Minority students: Shri Naqvi

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

No Net Impact on LPG Consumers

HOME AFFAIRS

Shri Amarnathji Yatra 2017
Tuesday February-28,2017

PRESIDENT

President of India condoles the passing away of Shri P. Shiv Shankar

PRIME MINISTER

PM greets the scientists on National Science Day; salutes Sir CV Raman for his contribution to science
T20 Blind Cricket World Cup Winning Team meets PM

HOME AFFAIRS

Shri Sudeep Lakhtakia to hold additional charge as DG CRPF

TRIBAL AFFAIRS

Nand Kumar Sai assumes charge as Chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Tribes

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

CIVIL AVIATION

Minister for Civil Aviation Dedicates First Integrated Heliport to the Nation

RAILWAYS

Minister for Railways holds a video conference with the Director Generals/Commissioners of Police of all States/Union Territories
Monday February-27,2017

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LIC of India’s nine months performance: income grew by 15.76% while total asset surpasses Rs.24Lac cr.

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi chairs 75th meeting of Central Waqf Council in New Delhi, today
Sunday February-26,2017

PRIME MINISTER

English Translation of the Transcription of original Hindi Text of ‘Mann Ki Baat’ of 26.02.2017
Friday February-24,2017
PM greets the nation on Maha Shivratri
Thursday February-23,2017

HOME AFFAIRS

Developments in forensic science would help the judicial process – Hansaraj Ahir

FINANCE

Central Board of Excise and Customs (CBEC) launches a Mobile Application for Goods and Services Tax (GST) to inform the taxpayers of the latest updates on GST among others.

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

6 km long Bet Dwarka Darshan Circuit in Gujarat to be developed at a cost of Rs.16.27 cr under HRIDAY

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Prakash Javadekar lays foundation stone of New Building of Kendriya Vidyalaya Shahdara Delhi

LAW & JUSTICE

Indian Law Institute discusses Media and Human Rights

DEFENCE

INS Betwa on Even Keel: to be Fully Operational by Apr 2018
Wednesday February-22,2017

CABINET

Cabinet approves signing of Air Services Agreement between India and Greece
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Australia for promotion and development of cooperation in civil aviation security
Cabinet approves signing of an Agreement between India and Poland on cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves the investment proposal for generation component of Arun-3 Hydro Electric Project in Nepal by SJVN Limited, a Central Public Sector Enterprises of Government of India
Cabinet approves enhancement of capacity from 20,000 MW to 40,000 MW of the Scheme for Development of Solar Parks and Ultra Mega Solar Power Projects

PRIME MINISTER

PM’s interaction through PRAGATI

ELECTRONICS & IT

Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY) launches Cyber Swachhta Kendra - Botnet Cleaning and Malware Analysis Centre

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Commerce Minister emphasizes the need to focus on Research, Standards and Aggregation to enhance Farmers income

HOME AFFAIRS

NDMA starts advance preparations for tackling heat wave this year
Tuesday February-21,2017

VICE PRESIDENT

India-Rwanda Innovation Growth Program to expand ties in Science, Technology and Innovation: Vice President

PRESIDENT

President of India’s message on the eve of Independence Day of St. Lucia

VICE PRESIDENT

Imperatives that drive African-Indian engagement are based on our shared challenges, common interests, and perceptions of mutual benefit: Vice President

PRIME MINISTER

United States Congressional Delegation Calls on Prime Minister
Text of PM’s inaugural address (via video conference) at the Sri Ramakrishna Vachanamrita Satram, Tiruvalla, Kerala

FINANCE

Quarterly Report on Debt Management for the Quarter Oct-Dec 2016 (Q 3 FY 17) Released; Net Market Borrowings from April-December of FY17 Were at Rs. 362,012 Crore, 85.1 Per Cent of B.E.

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

Record 444 LMT of paddy procured during ongoing Kharif Marketing Season: Shri Ram Vilas Paswan

SHIPPING, ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

Ministry of Road Transport’s New Format for Reporting Accidents

HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION

Future of real estate sector is in affordable housing, says Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu

NITI Aayog

Making Digital Payments a Mass Movement in India

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Standard Operating Procedure for protection and care of children in street situations launched
Monday February-20,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM greets the people of Mizoram and Arunachal Pradesh, on their Statehood Day

COMMUNICATION & IT

India Telecom-2017 begins with a call for ASEAN-India Digital Partnership

HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION

90,095 more affordable houses sanctioned for urban poor under PMAY(Urban)

TEXTILES

MoU signed for welfare of Handicraft Artisans belonging to Scheduled Castes
Friday February-17,2017

COMMUNICATION & IT

A Step Towards Appreciating Biodiversity

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

BIS Young Professionals’ Programme

DEFENCE

Tarini to be Inducted into Indian Navy on 18 February 17
Last date of Registration for AFMC SSC Entry Extended after DG (O&P) interaction with Medical Students of Mumbai

FINANCE

Hon’ble Union Minister of Finance Sh. Arun Jaitley gives away awards for excellence at the 11th Foundation Day celebrations of Security Printing and Minting Corporation of India Ltd. (SPMCIL)

TOURISM

Foreign Tourist arrivals to India and Foreign Tourist availing E-Visa facility during January 2017
Thursday February-16,2017

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

Tie up between KVIC and ONGC a win-win situation

PRIME MINISTER

PM extends best wishes to Global Investors' Summit 2017 in Jharkhand

AGRICULTURE

Government taken many initiatives in the budget for the welfare of agriculture & for the prosperity of farmers: Shri Radha Mohan Singh

LAW & JUSTICE

Now It is Easier to File Petition for Poor
Wednesday February-15,2017

CABINET

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

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

COMMUNICATION & IT

Recruitment in Postal Department for the post of Outsource Postal Agents

PRESIDENT

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

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President congratulates ISRO for successful launch of 104 satellites

PRIME MINISTER

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

SPACE

PSLV-C37 successfully launches 104 satellites in a single flight

RAILWAYS

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

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

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

TOURISM

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

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

Delegation of British MPs calls on Prime Minister

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

DEFENCE

Chief of Army Staff witnesses Aero India 2017, appreciates Synergy

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

PRIME MINISTER

PM extends greetings on World Radio Day

POWER

Innovate to bring down cost of Power:Shri PiyushGoyal

HOME AFFAIRS

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

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Budget for Science & Technology
Friday February-10,2017

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

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

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

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

COAL

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

CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS

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

ELECTRONICS & IT

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

CULTURE

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

RAILWAYS

Central Railway Takes Strong Steps against Illegal Advertisement in Trains

CIVIL AVIATION

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

HEAVY INDUSTRIES & PUBLIC ENTERPRISES

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

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

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

SPACE

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

CABINET

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

DEFENCE

International Seminar on Regional Cooperation for Safe & Secure Seas

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

BIS raids spuriously hallmarked jewellery

RAILWAYS

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

HOME AFFAIRS

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

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

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

DEFENCE

ISRO Rover on Lunar Surface

MINES

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

POWER

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

HEAVY INDUSTRIES & PUBLIC ENTERPRISES

Concession and Exemption Given to PSUs

LAW & JUSTICE

Law for protection of witnesses

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

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

DEFENCE

Jubilant Maharashtra NCC contingent felicitated in Mumbai

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

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

Spoken Tutorial Project of IIT Bombay Gets A Boost

PRIME MINISTER

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

FINANCE

Demonetisation of old 500 and 1000 rupee notes

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

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

FINANCE

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

SHIPPING

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

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

Maharashtra to become Open Defecation Free by March 2018

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Cashless Transactions

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

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

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

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

DEFENCE

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

COAL

Steps taken to Prevent Coal Mine Accidents

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

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

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

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

ELECTRONICS & IT

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

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

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BUDGET- 2017-18

FINANCE

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

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

CABINET

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

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

Tuesday January-31,2017

ECONOMIC SURVEY

FINANCE

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

PRESIDENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

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

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

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

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

Friday January-27,2017

PRESIDENT

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

ELECTRONICS & IT

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

FINANCE

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

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

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

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Rural Roads Target well within reach- Ministry of Rural Development

SKILL DEVELOPMENT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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

UPSC

Combined Defence Services Examination (I) 2016

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

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

PRESIDENT

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

HOME AFFAIRS

Padma Awards 2017 announced

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

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

Election Commission

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

FINANCE

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

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

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

DEFENCE

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

CABINET

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

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

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

PRIME MINISTER

PM’s message on National Girl Child Day

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

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

PRESIDENT

President pays Homage to Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose

PRIME MINISTER

PM salutes Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose, on his birth anniversary

FINANCE

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

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

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

RAILWAYS

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

Friday January-20,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

FINANCE

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

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

NITI Aayog

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

RAILWAYS

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

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

COMMUNICATION & IT

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

CABINET

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

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

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

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BIS revises Standard for Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery

PRIME MINISTER

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

DEFENCE

Twenty five BRAVEHEARTS BAG NATIONAL BRAVERY Awards – 2016

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi Inaugurates Annual Conference of State Minorities Commissions

AGRICULTURE

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

HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

EARTH SCIENCE

Ministry of Earth Sciences Commissions Higher Resolution Weather Prediction Model

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

PRESIDENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President greets people on Makar Sankranti and Pongal

PRIME MINISTER

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

WATER RESOURCES

Issue of bringing water into concurrent list being discussed with States

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

PM pays tributes to Swami Vivekananda on his birth anniversary

DEFENCE

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

RAILWAYS

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

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

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

SHIPPING

Sagarmala – Sailing towards a Vibrant Gujarat

RAILWAYS

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

PRESIDENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

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

POWER

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

FINANCE

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

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

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

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

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

Friday January-6,2017

VICE PRESIDENT

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

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

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

PRESIDENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

Election Commission

Unprecedented Reach of Election Schedule Announcement on Social Media

AGRICULTURE

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

PRESIDENT

Press Communique

PRIME MINISTER

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

CABINET

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

Election Commission

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

FINANCE

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

TEXTILES

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

COMMUNICATION & IT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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PM's Address at the Inauguration of the 104th Session of the Indian Science Congress, Tirupati

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Year End Review: Ministry of AYUSH

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BHIM will create Equality

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

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

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Year End review: Ministry of Home Affairs

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

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Digi Dhan Mela to create awareness and promote cashless transactions

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

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Major Achievements of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries – 2016

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

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

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