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Monday October-16,2017

FINANCE

Over 69 lacs subscribers join Atal Pension Yojana with contribution of Rs. 2690 crores
Saturday October-14,2017

RAILWAYS

Commissioning of Passenger Reservation System (PRS)at Mahad Post Office

PRIME MINISTER

PM addresses Centenary Celebrations of Patna University

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

Bureau of Indian standards (BIS) Act 2016 brought into force with effect from 12th October, 2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM lays foundation stone for infrastructure projects, addresses public meeting at Mokama
Friday October-13,2017
PM to visit Bihar tomorrow
PM's remarks at the closing session of the Conference of Governors

FINANCE

The Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley: Indian economy is poised for strong, sustainable and balanced growth backed by the Government of India’s strong focus on implementing structural reforms;There is clear evidence now that slowdown effect of demonetisation and GST has now more or less played it out.
The Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley holds bilateral meetings with his US counterpart and Treasury Secretary and the US Commerce Secretary;
The Finance Minister, Shri Arun Jaitley participates in the G-20 Finance Ministers and Central Bank Governors (FMCBG) Meeting in Washington D.C.; Calls for formulating G-20 response to address the challenges being faced by the Global Economy.

SHIPPING

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal selects N4 Terminal Operating System
Thursday October-12,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM's remarks at opening session of Governors' Conference

PRESIDENT

President of India addresses Governors/Lt. Governors at the 48th Governors Conference at Rashtrapati Bhavan

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

Medal Winners of World Youth Archery Championship call on Sports Minister Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore

NEW & RENEWABLE ENERGY

“India invites all Nations to partner in the endeavour to harness Clean Energy and Save the Planet”, says Shri R.K. Singh

SHIPPING

JNPT improves its performance in the first six months of 2017

DEFENCE

Army dispels mis-apprehension regarding
status of service units of Indian Army

HOME AFFAIRS

Joint Field Training Exercise (FTX) on Flood Rescue conducted as part of BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise – 2017
Wednesday October-11,2017

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

MUDRA Promotion Campaign in Mumbai

MUDRA Loan aims at encouraging small entrepreneurs – V.K. Singh

CABINET

Cabinet approves MoC between India and Japan on the "Technical Intern Training Program (TITP)"
Cabinet approves signing of the Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Japan on establishing a Liquid, Flexible and Global LNG Market
Cabinet approves MoU between SEBI and FSC
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Belarus for Cooperation in the field of Vocational Education and Training
Cabinet approves signing of Memorandum of Understanding between Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) and Capital Markets Authority (CMA), Kuwait
Cabinet approves IALA to change its status from Non-Governmental Organization to Inter-Governmental Organization
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Morocco on cooperation in the field of water resources
Cabinet approves revised pay scales of teachers and equivalent academic staff in Universities/Colleges & centrally funded technical institutions

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves SANKALP & STRIVE Schemes to boost Skill India Mission

PRIME MINISTER

PM attends inauguration of birth centenary celebration of Nanaji Deshmukh
PM bows to Loknayak Jayprakash Narayan, on his birth anniversary
PM remembers Nanaji Deshmukh on his birth anniversary

FINANCE

GST rate structure for Petroleum and Oil Sector
Direct Tax Collections for F.Y. 2017-2018 show Growth of 15.8% up to September, 2017

SHIPPING

Major Ports register growth of 3.24% during April-September, 2017

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

Ministry of Women and Child Development celebrates International Day of the Girl Child; sports stars join hands to empower girls

NITI Aayog

First Meeting of EAC-PM spells out the road map for acceleration of economic growth
Tuesday October-10,2017

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MUDRA Promotion Camp to Create awareness and Promote flagship Schemes in Mumbai tomorrow

TEXTILES

One day Hastkala Sahyog Shivir by Weavers’ Service Centre, Mumbai

PRESIDENT

Address by the Hon’ble President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind On the occasion of inauguration of The India Water Week-2017
President of India inaugurates India water Week-2017

AYUSH

Vice President inaugurates the third International Conference on ‘Yoga for Wellness’

VICE PRESIDENT

Yoga is the Mother of all Exercises: Vice President

FINANCE

PFRDA rolls-out Aadhar Powered Digital on Boarding into APY through eNPS platform for wider reach;

WATER RESOURCES

India Water Week – 2017 Inaugurated 285 New Irrigation Projects to be Taken up by Next Year Says Gadkari

HOME AFFAIRS

Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurates the First BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise

DEFENCE

Raksha Mantri Smt Nirmala Sitharaman interacts with IAF Commanders during Air Force Commanders' Conference
Monday October-9,2017

TOURISM

"Yoga Demonstration” was organized as a part of the celebration of “Paryatan Parv”

PRIME MINISTER

PM's interaction with global oil and gas CEOs and experts

COMMUNICATION & IT

India Post Payments Bankwill help in financial inclusion-Manoj Sinha

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

First ever Conference of Partner NGOs of WCD Ministry held in New Delhi today

HOME AFFAIRS

Union Home Minister to inaugurate First BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise tomorrow
Union Home Minister to inaugurate NIA Hqrs Office Complex tomorrow

EARTH SCIENCE

Cyclone Warning - Depression over Gangetic West Bengal intensifies into a deep depression
Saturday October-7,2017

MINORITY AFFAIRS

We want India to become a Film Tourism hub : Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi
Global film tourism conclave held in Mumbai

Haj Committee presents report on New Haj policy 2018-22 to Shri Mukhrar Abbas Naqvi

Friday October-6,2017

TOURISM

PRESS NOTE

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Press release regarding speech of Union Minister for Minority Affairs Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi during a review meeting on completion of Haj 2017 at Haj House, Mumbai today:

COMMUNICATION & IT

Celebrations of National Postal Week’2017
9th-14th OCTOBER’2017

PRESIDENT

President Kovind addresses students at Addis Ababa University; says education is fulcrum of Indian engagement with Ethiopia and Africa
Address of the President of India Shri Ram Nath Kovind Addis Ababa University

PRIME MINISTER

PM to visit Gujarat on 7th and 8th October, 2017

VICE PRESIDENT

Technology along with managerial excellence can chart a new trajectory: Vice President

PRIME MINISTER

PM welcomes and conveys best wishes to all teams taking part in the FIFA U-17 World Cup

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

PM Shri Narendra Modi to lay the foundation stone for four National Highways projects worth Rs 5825 Crore in Gujarat tomorrow

CORPORATE AFFAIRS

Amendments to the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) Regulations, 2016 and the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Fast Track Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) Regulations, 2017
Government of India receives vital information from 13 Banks regarding the bank account operations and post-demonetization transactions of some of the 2,09,032 suspicious companies that had been struck off the Register of Companies earlier this year;

DEFENCE

Minister of State for Defence acknowledges initiatives of Defence Accounts Department in providing better services

ELECTRONICS & IT

Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi to address Digital Saksharata Abhinandan Samaroh

HOME AFFAIRS

First Meeting of India-Australia Joint Steering Committee held

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Nobel Prize for Physics, 2017 – Indian Connection

SHIPPING

Union Home Minister and Union Minister for Shipping, Road Transport and Highways inaugurated sea route to Baratang and laid foundation stone for shipping projects in the Andaman & Nicobar Islands

WATER RESOURCES

President to Inaugurate India Water Week 2017
Thursday October-5,2017

TOURISM

‘Parytan Parv’ launched in Mumbai
Tourism Walk was organised

TEXTILES

Government to hold Pan India Handloom and Handicraft Camps
Hastkala Sahyog Shivir to cover more than 200 Handloom clusters and 200 Handicraft Clusters

DEFENCE

MHS Seminar on Indian Maritime Wisdom

PRIME MINISTER

PM addresses gathering at event to mark the inauguration of Umiya Dham Ashram at Haridwar, via video conferencing
PM greets the people on Valmiki Jayanti

PRESIDENT

President seeks sustained engagement with overseas community, tells diaspora in Ethiopia that government cares for them

TOURISM

An Enthusiastic Start of Paryatan Parv
Paryatan Parv of M/O Tourism begins today across the country
Tourism Secretary Flaggs off ‘Cycle Rally’ at India Gate as part of Paryatan Parv of M/O Tourism

FINANCE

India signs €300 million Finance Contract with European Investment Bank (EIB) for financing Bangalore Metro Rail Project Phase II- Line R6.

NEW & RENEWABLE ENERGY

India gets Lowest Wind Tariff of Rs. 2.64 per kWh in second Wind Auction of 1000 MW

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi addresses “Pradhanmantri Mudra Yojna” promotion camp in Hyderabad

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

Home Minister and Minister for Road Transport, Shipping and Water Resources on a two day visit to Andaman & Nicobar Islands
Wednesday October-4,2017

CABINET

Cabinet approves the Extradition Treaty between India and Lithuania
Cabinet apprised of the MoU between India and Switzerland on Technical Cooperation in Rail Sector
Cabinet approves MoU on Upgradation of the Women’s Police Training Centre at Yamethin, Myanmar
Cabinet approves renaming of Kandla Port as Deendayal Port

PRIME MINISTER

PM to address the golden jubilee celebrations of Institute of Company Secretaries of India(ICSI)
PM bows to Shyamji Krishna Varma, on his birth anniversary

DEVELOPMENT OF NORTH EASTERN REGION

Government constitutes a High Level Committee for proper management of water resources in North Eastern Region

FINANCE

Government takes note of the decision of the RBI Monetary Policy Committee to keep the policy rate and policy stance unchanged.

WATER RESOURCES

Turtle Sanctuary to be set up in Allahabad

VICE PRESIDENT

Remarkable team work and output shown by ISRO is a model for other departments and institutions: Vice President
Tuesday October-3,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM visits Himachal Pradesh, lays foundation stone for AIIMS at Bilaspur

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

HOME AFFAIRS

Shri Rajnath Singh distributes scholarship cheques

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Unprecedented Public Participation in Gram Sabhas

NITI Aayog

Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 to be Held in Hyderabad, November 28-30

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Ministry of Health adjudged best for ‘Swachhta Pakhwada’, receives award
Sunday October-1,2017

PRESIDENT

Working for Swachhata is a service for mankind and dirt is a curse for society ---President Ram Nath Kovind
Smart sanitation and smart waste management will help in achieving swachhata mission
President inaugurates Shirdi Airport &Centenary Celebrations of Samadhi of Sai Baba

Saturday September-30,2017

RAILWAYS

High Level Meeting on Railway Safety held in Mumbai

Friday September-29,2017

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Swachh Bharat Abhiyan

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President Greets People on the eve of Dussehra

PRIME MINISTER

PM extends his condolences over stampede in Mumbai

HOME AFFAIRS

Union Home Minister exhorts IAS probationers to help realise PM’s dream of New India

NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog invites Indian entrepreneurs to participate in the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, 2017
Thursday September-28,2017

FINANCE

Tax Payer Lounge by Income Tax Department in “Times Utsav”

PRIME MINISTER

PM greets people on Durga Ashtami celebrations
PM bows to Shaheed Bhagat Singh, on his Jayanti

ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS

Environment Ministry extends qualifying round of ‘Prakriti Khoj’ till October 8

RAILWAYS

Indian Railways to Launch 100 New Suburban Rail Services In Mumbai area.
Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways announces key decisions for Transformation of Indian Railways

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi participates in “Swachhta Hi Seva” programme in New Delhi

HOME AFFAIRS

Shri Rajnath Singh inaugurates 13th Formation Day of NDMA

CULTURE

Dr. Mahesh Sharma participates in campaign “Swachhta Hi Sewa” at Humayun’s Tomb

AGRICULTURE

A vast network of agricultural research & education thrives in the country under the leadership of ICAR- Shri Radha Mohan Singh

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

Department of Food & Public Distribution organises a Nukkad Natak under the “Swacchta Hi Seva” campaign to sensitize all about their responsibilities to keep the country clean

SHIPPING

Enhancement of age of superannuation of doctors working in Major Port Trusts to 65 years
Wednesday September-27,2017

CABINET

Cabinet approves signing of (i) Inter-bank Local Currency Credit Line Agreement and (ii) Cooperation Memorandum relating to Credit Ratings by EDIM Bank under BRICS Interbank Cooperation mechanism
Cabinet approves Agreement on “Cooperation in the field of Information, Communication and Media” between India and Ethiopia
Cabinet approves permanent transfer of land measuring 1899 sq.m. by AAI to Lucknow Metro Rail Corporation (LMRC) at Chaudhary Charan Singh International Airport, Lucknow
Cabinet approves swapping of 10.25 acres of AAI land at Rajahmundry Airport with equivalent extent of land offered by Government of Andhra Pradesh for the purpose of road construction along the periphery of the airport to provide connectivity to neighbouring villages around the airport
Cabinet approves umbrella scheme of Modernisation of Police Forces
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Belarus in the oil and gas sector
Cabinet approves signing and ratification of the Bilateral Investment Treaty between India and Belarus on investments
Cabinet approves bilateral MoU between India and Afghanistan on Technical Cooperation on Police Training and Development
Cabinet approves revision of policy for providing Defence land to Communication Operators for construction of Shared Communication Towers and allied Infrastructure
Cabinet approves Enhancement of age of superannuation of doctors other than Central Health Service (CHS) doctors to 65 years

PRESIDENT

President of India presents the National Tourism Awards

PRIME MINISTER

PM invites people to discover the beauty of Incredible India on World Tourism Day

TOURISM

President presents ‘National Tourism Awards, 2015-16’ to Various Segments of The Travel, Tourism and Hospitality Industry on ‘World Tourism Day’

POWER

FAQs on Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana “Saubhagya”

FINANCE

Union Finance Minister releases book on Financial Management

CIVIL AVIATION

Airports Authority of India Released National Register, 2017
Tuesday September-26,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM wishes former PM, Dr. Manmohan Singh on his birthday
Valedictory Session of Assistant Secretaries: IAS Officers of 2015 batch make presentations to PM

DEFENCE

Indian Navy commissions Water Jet Fast Attack Craft at Mumbai - 26 Sep 17
Press Statement of Defence Minister after Delegation Level talks with US Defence Secretary James Mattis

COAL

Status of Coal Despatch by Coal India Limited (CIL) to Power Sector as on 23rd September 2017.

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

Col. Rajyavardhan Rathore inaugurates National workshop on “Sports for All” in New Delhi

PRESIDENT

Speech by the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind on the occasion of conclusion of platinum jubilee year celebrations of CSIR
True test of scientific research lies in its ability to help our society leap frog social sector gaps, says President

NEW & RENEWABLE ENERGY

Shri R K Singh inaugurates workshop on “Waste to Energy” as a part of “Swachchata Hi Sewa” campaign

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

Sachin Tendulkar Participates in the Swacchata Hi Seva Campaign;
Faith leaders also join the Mission

COMMUNICATION & IT

India Joins Race in 5G Ecosystem, Constitutes High Level Forum on 5G India 2020
Monday September-25,2017

PRESIDENT

Press Communique

PRIME MINISTER

PM salutes Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya, on his birth anniversary

RAILWAYS

Railway Protection Force to implement its Child Rescue Campaign in 47 additional Railway Stations taking total to 82 Railway Stations

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

Shri Gadkari to inaugurate/lay foundation stone for NH projects worth Rs 4468 Crore in Andhra Pradesh on 3rd Oct 2017

AGRICULTURE

Total production of kharif foodgrains during 2017-18 is estimated at 134.67 million tonnes
Sunday September-24,2017

PRIME MINISTER

English rendering of PMs address in 36th episode of Mann Ki Baat on All India Radio, 24 September 2017
Text of PMs address in 36th episode of Mann Ki Baat on AIR, 24 September 2017
Friday September-22,2017

FINANCE

Encouraging private sector investments and improving the capacity of the banking system are the two major challenges – Arun Jaitley

HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION

Smarts cities acquiring censor based ‘eyes’ and ‘ears’ connected to Command and Control Centres

Interest Subsidy Scheme on home loans for MIG extended by another 15 months

COMMUNICATION & IT

DoT guidelines for settlement of claims

CULTURE

M/O Culture and its Organisation’s pushes for massive awareness during ongoing Swachhta Pakhwada

DEFENCE

DGMO Level talks between India And Pak

FINANCE

Blockage of Working Capital of Exporters
Clarification about Transition Credit
Thursday September-21,2017

HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION

Centre announces new PPP Policy to promote private investments in affordable housing

ATOMIC ENERGY

61ST General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency at Vienna(18th to 21st September 2017)

PRIME MINISTER

PM to visit Varanasi, launch several development projects
PM attends Sahkar Sammelan on the occasion of birth centenary of Laxmanrao Inamdar
PM greets the people on the beginning of Navratri festival

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

MDWS invites entries for Media Awards to be given on SBM anniversary

HOME AFFAIRS

Union Home Minister inaugurates two-day NHRC National Seminar on Good Governance, Development and Human Rights

WATER RESOURCES

PM to lay foundation stone of STP to be built at Varanasi under Namami Gange Programme
Wednesday September-20,2017

CABINET

Cabinet approves Revamped Khelo India Programme
Cabinet apprised of the progress under National Health Mission and decisions of the Empowered Programme Committee and Mission Steering Group of NHM
Cabinet approves Rationalization/Merger of the Government of India Press (GIPs) and their modernization
Cabinet approves introduction of the Dentists (Amendment) Bill, 2017
Cabinet approves Productivity Linked Bonus for Railway Employees Payment before Dussehra/Puja Festival season Incentive to Improve Productivity and Efficiency of Railways

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves transfer of Hotel Jaipur Ashok, Jaipur and Lalitha Mahal Palace Hotel, Mysore, units of India Tourism Development Corporation Ltd (ITDC) to Government of Rajasthan and Government of Karnataka, respectively and disinvestment of ITDCs shares in M/s Donyi Polo Ashok Hotel Corporation
Cabinet approves increase of cost norms for Supplementary Nutrition provided in Anganwadis and in the Scheme for Adolescent Girls
Cabinet approves Extension of time period of the Scheme "Special Industry Initiative for J&K" (Sll J&K) - Udaan

TOURISM

Observance of Swachhta Pakhwada by Ministry of Tourism

HOME AFFAIRS

India to conduct the First ‘BIMSTEC Disaster Management Exercise- 2017’ from October 10-13
Tuesday September-19,2017
Union Home Minister reviews measures to check cybercrime in the financial sector

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

Shri Giriraj Singh was presented with Evaluation study of Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) by Management Development Institute (MDI), Gurugram

VICE PRESIDENT

M.S. Subbulakshmi was a legendary and iconic figure who mesmerized everyone: Vice President

AGRICULTURE

Government has accorded top priority to the agriculture sector and Finance Ministry has announced Rs. 62,376 crore fund allocation for the sector in 2017-18: Shri Radha Mohan Singh
Monday September-18,2017

SHIPPING, ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

Irrigated area in Maharashtra to increase to 40% - Nitin Gadkari

SHIPPING

Jawaharlal Nehru Port Trust wins “Rajbhasha Kirti Award” for 11th consecutive time

HOME AFFAIRS

Appointment of DG, NIA and DG, SSB
Training programme for CBRN emergencies at Chennai Airport
Sunday September-17,2017

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Sound & Hearing Gallery Inaugurated in Mumbai recently

Friday September-15,2017

AGRICULTURE

Symposium on “Role of Animal Agriculture in Doubling the farmers  income”  inaugurated

PRIME MINISTER

PM salutes engineers on Engineers' Day; pays tributes to Bharat Ratna, M. Visvesvaraya, on his birth anniversary

HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION

Government for market borrowing to incentivize speedy execution of new urban missions

HOME AFFAIRS

Union Home Minister launches “Swachhta Hi Sewa” campaign of Ministry of Home Affairs
Shri Rajnath Singh to operationalise the New Intelligence Set-up of SSB on 18th September

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar takes meeting with the representatives from the Central Trade Unions

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

‘Swachhta Hi Sewa’ campaign jointly launched by NDMC and DoPT

CORPORATE AFFAIRS

Minister of State (Law, Justice & Corporate Affairs) Shri P.P. Chaudhary seeks paricipation of the Companies in ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ campaign of the Government of India and contribute 7 % of their Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) spending to Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) during ‘Swachhta Hi Seva’ campaign among others.

DEFENCE

Indian Army strives to ensure success of Swachh Bharat Campaign

FINANCE

Conference on Portability from Superannuation and Recognized Provident Funds to National Pension System (NPS); NPS has more than 1.71 crore subscribers with total Asset under Management (AUM) of more than Rs. 2.04 lakh crores.

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

The Transport Development Council scheduled to meet in Vadodara on 19th September
Shri Gadkari says Council will discuss Seamless Transport, Digitalisation of payments among other issues
State Transport Ministers to visit the modern Vadodara Bus Terminal
Thursday September-14,2017

FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRIES

Zero tolerance towards food wastages
Need to increase food processing levels—Harsimrat Kaur Badal.

PRIME MINISTER

PM Modi and Japanese PM Abe lay foundation stone for India’s first High Speed Rail project

PRESIDENT

President of India presents Rajbhasha Awards on the occasion of Hindi Diwas

PRIME MINISTER

List of MoUs/Agreements signed during the visit of Prime Minister of Japan to India (September 14, 2017)

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President condoles the passing away of Shri P.P. Rao

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

CORPORATE AFFAIRS

MOU between the Ministry of Corporate Affairs and Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) for Automatic and Regular Exchange of Information
Malaysian Association of Company Secretaries (MACS) to adopt the Secretarial Standards issued by the Institute of Company Secretaries of India (ICSI) as the benchmark.

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

‘SWACHHTA’ Ranking - 2017 of Higher Educational Institutions

DEFENCE

Defence Minister felicitates Cantonment Boards on ODF Certification as a part of Swachh Bharat Abhiyaan

AGRICULTURE

Media Reports regarding drought in 225 districts in 17 States, factually incorrect: Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare
Wednesday September-13,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Press Note: NFAI acquires 162 films, one of the biggest film acquisitions in recent times

PRESIDENT

Speech by the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind at the banquet hosted in honour of H. E. Mr. Alexander Lukashenko, the President of the Republic of Belarus September 12, 2017
India is committed to further strengthen its relations with Belarus, says President

HOME AFFAIRS

Shri Kiren Rijiju to inaugurate 2-day National Conference on “Uniformed Women in Prison Administration”

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

Secretary MSME reviews implementation of Public Procurement Policy by various PSUs in National SC ST Hub Conclave

COAL

Secretary, Ministry of Coal reviews the coal supply position to the Thermal Power Plants

SHIPPING

JNPCT wins “Container Terminal of the Year” Award, 2017

FINANCE

FM: Present Government brought the policy of financial inclusion to the centre stage; About 30 crore accounts opened under PMJDY; No of dormant accounts come to less than 20%;

RAILWAYS

Ministry of Railways permits m-Aadhar as one of the prescribed proofs of Identity for Rail Travel Purpose.
Tuesday September-12,2017

CABINET

Cabinet approves release of additional 1% Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees and Dearness Relief to pensioners w.e.f. 01.07.2017
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Morocco on cooperation in the field of health
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Armenia on Cooperation in the field of Disaster Management
Cabinet approves hiving off mobile tower assets of Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited into a separate company, fully owned by BSNL
Cabinet apprised of MoU between India and Japan for collaborative research in the field of silkworm and silk industries
Cabinet approves introduction of the Payment of Gratuity (Amendment) Bill, 2017 in the Parliament

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves doubling of Barabanki-Akbarpur railway line
Cabinet approves doubling of Daund-Manmad railway line
Cabinet approves implementation of the scheme “Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund”
Cabinet approves survey of Un-appraised Areas of Sedimentary Basins of India
Cabinet approves development of six laning of Narasannapeta-Ranastalam section of National Highway (NH) - 16 in Andhra Pradesh

VICE PRESIDENT

Reform, Perform and Transform is India’s developmental mantra: Vice President

HOME AFFAIRS

Union Home Minister concludes his 4-day visit to Jammu and Kashmir

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

WCD Ministry invites nominations for Nari Shakti Puraskar 2017
Ministries of Women and Child Development and Human Resource Development to hold a high level meeting tomorrow on safety and protection of children in schools

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

ACC Appointments

ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS

Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurates Conference on “Sustainable Landscapes & Forest Ecosystems: Theory to Practice”

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

Government is fully committed to The Welfare of Divyangjans - Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot

ELECTRONICS & IT

Sh. Ravi Shankar Prasad launches the Nation-Wide Hackathon #OpenGovDataHack

WATER RESOURCES

Shri Nitin Gadkari says work on Three River Interlinking projects to begin within three months
Monday September-11,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM addresses Students' Convention on the occasion of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Centenary Celebrations, and 125th Year of Swami Vivekananda's Chicago Address

VICE PRESIDENT

Revisit Indian roots, culture and ethos: Vice President

HOME AFFAIRS

Last date for nominations of Padma Awards is September 15, 2017

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Shri Ashwini Choubey inaugurates the 7th International Conference on Cost Effective Use of Technology in eHealth Care

ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS

Environment Minister inaugurates training workshop on capacity building of Indian Zoo Veterinarians on Animal Health Management in Captivity

AGRICULTURE

Counseling for 15% seats on All India Quota in recognized Veterinary Colleges during 2017-18
Friday September-8,2017

PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIR

Joint Committee on The Financial Resolution and Deposit Insurance Bill, 2017

VICE PRESIDENT

Literacy provides the first essential step towards building a participative, vibrant, and a more inclusive democracy: Vice President Addresses the International Literacy Day event

CIVIL AVIATION

Government unveils rules to tackle on-board disruptive and unruly behaviour by passengers, paves way for No Fly List

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

Swachhathon 1.0 receives massive response from young innovators of the country

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

International Literacy Day – 2017
Thursday September-7,2017

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi inaugurates “New India- We Resolve to Make” exhibition cum cultural event in Mumbai

AGRICULTURE

Discussions on the subjects of Crops, Seeds, Horticulture, Plan Protection, Integrated Nutrient Management etc. were organized so that the obstacles coming in the way of agricultural production can be removed.

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Commerce & Industry Minister Shri Suresh Prabhu's Message to startup community in India

DEFENCE

Nirmala Sitharaman takes over as Defence Minister
Curtain Raiser : Exercise Yudh Abhyas – 2017

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

International Literacy Day – 2017

RAILWAYS

Minister of Railways Shri Piyush Goyal chairs a high level meeting on Safety in Train Operations with Railway Board officials.

UPSC

Combined Medical Services Examination, 2017
Wednesday September-6,2017

PRESIDENT

Probationers of 67th Batch of Indian Revenue Service (Customs & Central Excise) Call on President

PRIME MINISTER

PM visits Ananda Temple, Bagan
PM's gift to Myanmar State Counsellor Daw Aung San Suu Kyi
List of MoUs/Agreements signed during State visit of Prime Minister to Myanmar
Text of PM’s statement during the joint media briefing with State Councillor of Myanmar in Naypyidaw

DEFENCE

Joint Press Statement on The India-Japan Annual Defence Ministerial Dialogue

HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION

Centre asks States to focus on impactful and PPP based smart city projects

STEEL

Ministry of Steel to take lead role in transforming & turning around Steel PSUs and bringing accountability and result-oriented approach in their working
Tuesday September-5,2017

PRIME MINISTER

"Implement 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development; Building Broader Partnerships for Development" - Intervention by Prime Minister at the BRICS Emerging Markets and Developing Countries Dialogue, Xiamen (September 05, 2017)
PM expresses grief over the demise of Shri Jomde Kena
PM salutes the teaching community, on Teachers' Day; pays tributes to Former President Dr. Sarvepalli Radhakrishnan, on his birth anniversary

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Health Ministry launches two new contraceptives
Monday September-4,2017

PRIME MINISTER

Intervention by Prime Minister at the Dialogue with BRICS Business Council in Xiamen, China (September 04, 2017)
PM condoles the demise of LS MP and former Union Minister Shri Sultan Ahmed
Text of the Intervention by Prime Minister at the Plenary Session of 9th BRICS Summit, Xiamen, China (September 04, 2017)
BRICS Leaders' Xiamen Declaration (September 04, 2017)

VICE PRESIDENT

India is keen to suppress international terrorism: Vice President

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

CIPAM-DIPP launches social media campaign to promote Geographical Indications

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

Intervention to scuttle any unreasonable rise in onion prices
Sunday September-3,2017

PRESIDENT

President of India Attends the Launch of Various Social Welfare Programmes in Mehsana on the Occasion of the 83rd Birthday of Acharya Padmasagarsuriji
PRESS COMMUNIQUE - President of India allocates portfolios of the Council of Ministers
Press Communique

PRIME MINISTER

PM greets the people on Onam
Saturday September-2,2017
PM's upcoming visit to China and Myanmar
PM greets on the occasion of Id-ul-Zuha
PM's fifth interaction with Additional Secretaries and Joint Secretaries
Friday September-1,2017

PRESIDENT

Speech by the President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind at the banquet hosted in Honour of H.E. Ms. Doris Leuthard, President of the Swiss Confederation
Swiss technology companies should take part in our initiatives like Make in India, start-up India, Swachh Bharat and skill India, says President

PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIR

Smt Sumitra Mahajan Inaugurates Exhibition-cum-Seminar
‘New India – We Resolve to Make’
Thursday August-31,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM's fourth interaction with Additional Secretaries and Joint Secretaries

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Index of Eight Core Industries (Base: 2011-12=100) July, 2017
Joint Proposal by India & China in WTO on Aggregate Measurement of Support (AMS)

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

National Nutrition Week to be observed from 1st to 7th September
Smt Maneka Sanjay Gandhi gives National Level Awards to Anganwadi Workers

SPACE

PSLV-C39 Flight Carrying IRNSS-1H Navigation Satellite Unsuccessful

DEFENCE

Press Communique
Government Retires 13 Group ‘A’ Officers of Indian Ordnance Factories Service (IOFS)

ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS

Environment Minister’s inaugural address at Business and Climate change Summit 2017

AGRICULTURE

Record production of horticulture crops in the country during 2016-17 is estimated to be around 300 million tones

FINANCE

Impact of Demonetisation on Black Money, Widening of Tax Base and Direct Tax Collections

HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION

Gradual outsourcing of maintenance functions of CPWD for developing core competency

HOME AFFAIRS

Shri Rajiv Gauba takes over as Union Home Secretary
Wednesday August-30,2017

CABINET

Cabinet approves equivalence of posts in Central Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), Banks, Insurance Institutions with Posts in Government so that the children of those serving in lower categories in PSUs and other institutions can get the benefit of OBC reservations
Cabinet apprised of jointly issue of postage stamps between India and Canada
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Brazil for cooperation in the fields of Zebu Cattle Genomics and Assisted Reproductive Technologies
Cabinet approves MoU on "India-Israel Industrial R&D and Technological Innovation Fund"
Cabinet approves promulgation of the Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Ordinance, 2017
Cabinet approves MoU with Myanmar for the Conservation of Earthquake-Damaged Pagodas at Bagan
Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding by the Election Commission of India with the Election Management Bodies of other countries/International Agencies
Tuesday August-29,2017

PRIME MINISTER

Visit of Prime Minister to China and Myanmar (September 3-7, 2017)
PM congratulates all sportspersons and sports enthusiasts on National Sports Day; pays tributes to legendary Hockey player Major Dhyan Chand

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

Centre allows States/UTs to take control measures to ensure adequate availability of onion at reasonable prices

AGRICULTURE

First hybrid clone species 205 was developed for sub-tropical climate and it was launched in 1918 for commercial farming: Shri Radha Mohan Singh
Monday August-28,2017

PRIME MINISTER

President-elect of the United Nations General Assembly calls on Prime Minister
Women motorbike riders group – Biking Queens – calls on PM
PM congratulates Justice Dipak Misra on taking oath as the Chief Justice of India
PM congratulates all beneficiaries of Jan Dhan Yojana on its third anniversary

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

MDWS invites entries for Media Awards to be given on SBM anniversary

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Consolidated FDI Policy

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

Vice President Shri M. Venkaiah Naidu Launches Sports Talent Search Portal

ELECTRONICS & IT

Secure Email Service to Government of India
Sunday August-27,2017

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

The External Affairs Minister Smt Sushma Swaraj inaugurates first ‘Videsh Bhavan’-Integrated Common Premises in Mumbai.

PRIME MINISTER

PM's third interaction with Additional Secretaries and Joint Secretaries
Text of PM’s ‘Mann ki Baat’ Programme on All India Radio on 27.08.2017
English rendering of the text of PM’s ‘Mann ki Baat’ programme on All India Radio on 27.08.2017
Saturday August-26,2017
PM greets people of Odisha on the occasion of Nuakhai Juhar
Prime Minister undertakes aerial survey of flood affected areas in Bihar; announces immediate relief worth Rs.500 crore
Friday August-25,2017
PM condemns the instances of violence in parts of the country
PM's second interaction with Additional Secretaries and Joint Secretaries
PM greets the people, on the auspicious occasion of Ganesh Chaturthi
Thursday August-24,2017
List of MoUs/Agreements signed during the State Visit of Prime Minister of Nepal to India (August 24, 2017)
PM to address golden jubilee and foundation day celebrations of Bharatiya Agro Industries Foundation, Pune, via video conferencing
PM's interaction with Additional Secretaries and Joint Secretaries

DEFENCE

Indian Navy Band to Participate in International Military Music Festival in Moscow (Russia)

HOME AFFAIRS

Country Statement of India at the 9th meeting of Heads of Governments of SCO dealing with the prevention and elimination of emergency situation

LAW & JUSTICE

Statement on behalf of The Government – on The Supreme Court Judgement on Right to Privacy

CULTURE

Festival of india being Organised in Brazil from 31 August to 9 September 2017

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

EPFO organizes Tiranga Yatra – Commemoration of 75th anniversary of the Quit India Movement in Mumbai
Wednesday August-23,2017

CABINET

Cabinet approves allotment of land to Madhya Pradesh Government for construction of its State Guest House in Delhi
Cabinet approves transfer of 40 acres of AAI land at RR station, Dahisar to MMRDA for its metro shed swapping with 40 acres of State Government land at Gorai, Mumbai
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Nepal on Drug Demand Reduction and Prevention of Illicit Trafficking in Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances and precursor chemicals and related matters
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Nepal for laying down implementation arrangement for construction of a new Bridge over Mechi River at Indo-Nepal border
Cabinet approves setting up of a Commission to examine the Sub-Categorization within OBCs

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

Cabinet approves New Central Sector Scheme - "Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana"
Cabinet approves Closure of loss making Bharat Wagon and Engineering Company

RAILWAYS

Special Security arrangements on Konkan Railway during Ganapati Festival

PRIME MINISTER

PM condoles the demise of former CM of Manipur Mr. Rishang Keishing

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

National Sports Museum to be established in New Delhi

FINANCE

GST on Selling of space for advertisement in print media – Clarification regarding.
Tuesday August-22,2017

PRIME MINISTER

PM addresses Young CEOs at the "Champions of Change" initiative organised by NITI Aayog
PM hails SC judgement on Triple Talaq

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

National Sports Awards – 2017

NITI Aayog

NITI Aayog to launch “Mentor India” Campaign

DEVELOPMENT OF NORTH EASTERN REGION

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

FINANCE

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

PRIME MINISTER

PM reviews progress of Soil Health Cards and PMFBY

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President condoles the loss of lives in UP Train Accident

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Health Secretary chairs National Review of NHM

NEW & RENEWABLE ENERGY

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

HOME AFFAIRS

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

STATISTICS & PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTATION

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

AGRICULTURE

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

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

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

FINANCE

National Conference on Insolvency and Bankruptcy :Changing Paragdigm

Friday August-18,2017

TEXTILES

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

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President condemns terror attack in Barcelona

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

Swachh Sankalp se Swachh Siddhi Competition

FINANCE

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

HOME AFFAIRS

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

Election Commission

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

PRESIDENT

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

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

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

ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

CABINET

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

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

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

HOME AFFAIRS

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

POWER

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

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

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

CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

PRESIDENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President Greets People on Independence Day

HOME AFFAIRS

Independence Day Correctional Service Medals Announced

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

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

HOME AFFAIRS

Independence Day Police Medals Announced

COMMUNICATION & IT

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

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

MINORITY AFFAIRS

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

NEW & RENEWABLE ENERGY

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

Friday August-11,2017

SHIPPING

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

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

Swachhathon 1.0 : Mumbai Curtain Raiser

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

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

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

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

VICE PRESIDENT

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

FINANCE

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

DEFENCE

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

CIVIL AVIATION

AAI Commemorates 75th Anniversary of Quit India Movement

FINANCE

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

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Launching of New Science odyssey Film
National Parks Adventure

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

Swachhathon 1.0 - A swachh bharat Hackathon

PRIME MINISTER

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

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas celebrates World BioFuel Day 2017

TEXTILES

Carrying Forward the Success of Textiles India 2017

WATER RESOURCES

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

SPACE

Venus Mission of ISRO

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

Appointment of Lokpal

FINANCE

Medium-term Expenditure Framework Statement laid in Parliament today;

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

WATER RESOURCES

MDWS is crowd sourcing innovative ideas on Rural Sanitation

AGRICULTURE

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

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Steps for Revival of Salt Farming Industry

HEAVY INDUSTRIES & PUBLIC ENTERPRISES

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

SHIPPING

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

HOME AFFAIRS

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

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

Swachh Bharat launches Swachh Survekshan Gramin 2017

DEFENCE

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

FINANCE

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

SHIPPING

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

VICE PRESIDENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

FINANCE

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

SPACE

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

WATER RESOURCES

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

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

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

CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS

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

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

MDWS is crowd sourcing innovative ideas on Rural Sanitation

POWER

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

HOME AFFAIRS

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

PRESIDENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

DEFENCE

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

EARTH SCIENCE

PARTIAL ECLIPSE OF THE MOON

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Breastfeeding Week to promote breastfeeding

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

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

POWER

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

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

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

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

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

CABINET

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

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

7th Meeting of BRICS Trade Ministers- Shanghai

FINANCE

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

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

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

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

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

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Lending to Minority Community

RAILWAYS

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

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

Plastic Converted In to Petrol
Tuesday August-1,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

NFAI to host Thai Film Festival

PRIME MINISTER

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

CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS

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

DEFENCE

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

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

Health Ministry to launch Intensified Mission Indradhanush

Targets full immunization coverage by 2018

HOME AFFAIRS

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

MINES

Payment of Mineral Royalty to Districts

RAILWAYS

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

TRIBAL AFFAIRS

Fake Certificates
Entrepreneur Capital Fund

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

FINANCE

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

POWER

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

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

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

WATER RESOURCES

Projects worth Rs 425 crore approved by NMCG

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Objective of Higher Education

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

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

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

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

Saturday July-29,2017

COAL

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

MINORITY AFFAIRS

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

Friday July-28,2017

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

FINANCE

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

CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS

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

WATER RESOURCES

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

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

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

EARTH SCIENCE

Severe Weather Warning – 27-31 July,2017

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

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

POWER

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

RAILWAYS

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

AGRICULTURE

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

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

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

Election Commission

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

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

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

CABINET

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

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

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

PRIME MINISTER

PM to inaugurate Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Memorial tomorrow

PRESIDENT

President of India condoles the passing away of Professor Yash Pal

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

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

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

Benefits of GST for the Transport Sector

COMMUNICATION & IT

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

EXTERNAL AFFAIRS

Criteria for Passports

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

Corporatisation of Khadi and village industry

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Credit Guarantee Fund for Startups

HOME AFFAIRS

Shri Rajnath Singh chairs a review meeting of NDRF

MINORITY AFFAIRS

Learn & Earn Scheme
Tuesday July-25,2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Four Films Division documentaries bag IDPA Awards

PRIME MINISTER

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

WATER RESOURCES

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

DEFENCE

Private Sector involved in Defence Manufacturing

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

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

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

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

PRESIDENT

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

HOME AFFAIRS

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

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

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

EARTH SCIENCE

Severe Weather Warning 24th to 28th July

MINORITY AFFAIRS

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

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

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

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

Penalties on contractors for poor maintenance and operation of National Highways

SHIPPING

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

FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRIES

Food Sector is set to roll – Harsimrat Kaur Badal

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

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

FINANCE

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

RAILWAYS

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

DEFENCE

Implementation of Seventh Pay Commission Report

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

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

RAILWAYS

Freight Customer meet held at Ratnagiri

Western Railways facilitate extra AC coaches in four pairs of trains

PRIME MINISTER

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

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

Inclusion of more holidays in national calendar

FINANCE

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

SPACE

Indian Satellites in Outer Space

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

Promotion of Sports
Promotion of Indigenous Sports

ATOMIC ENERGY

Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Ministry of Rural Development to launch Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana

AGRICULTURE

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

DEFENCE

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

CABINET

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

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

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

PRESIDENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

PM meets top scientific officials of Government of India

FINANCE

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

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

SPACE

ISRO Missions
Launch of GSAT-17

STEEL

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

HOME AFFAIRS

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

PRESIDENT

PRESS COMMUNIQUE

CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS

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

EARTH SCIENCE

Weather Forecast System

FINANCE

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

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

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

SHIPPING

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

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

BIS Management System Certification Review meet held

PRIME MINISTER

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

DEFENCE

Pakistan calls for DGMO talks

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

Short Film Competition on Divyangjan Sashaktikaran-2017

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Tur Dal in MDMS

RAILWAYS

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

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

FINANCE

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

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

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

AGRICULTURE

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

COMMUNICATION & IT

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

FINANCE

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

RAILWAYS

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

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

CABINET

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

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

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

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

CPWD reminded of challenges ahead as it turns 163

COMMUNICATION & IT

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

FINANCE

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

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

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

PRIME MINISTER

Prime Minister’s telephone call with Prime Minister of Finland

VICE PRESIDENT

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

RAILWAYS

Minister of Railways Inaugurates Madgaon leg of the Science Express today

ELECTRONICS & IT

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

CIVIL AVIATION

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

FINANCE

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

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

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

MINES

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

SHIPPING

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

PRIME MINISTER

PM condoles the demise of Shri Naresh Chandra

MINORITY AFFAIRS

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

SHIPPING

The Ministry Of Shipping Draws Up Cruise Tourism Reforms

FINANCE

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

ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS

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

PRIME MINISTER

Informal BRICS Leaders Meeting in Hamburg

FINANCE

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

RAILWAYS

Ministry of Railways reforms recruitment process through induction of digital technology

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

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

TRIBAL AFFAIRS

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

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

RAILWAYS

Cancelled Dehradun Express to start again from 6th July2017

FINANCE

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

ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS

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

MINORITY AFFAIRS

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

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

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

FOOD PROCESSING INDUSTRIES

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

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

Best quality homes under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Gramin)

Election Commission

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Films Division joins Green Maharashtra drive.

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

BIS Raids Spuriously ISI Marked Cables

PRIME MINISTER

PM’s gifts to PM Benjamin Netanyahu

FINANCE

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

POWER

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

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

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

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

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

DEFENCE

Visit of Royal Australia Navy Ship to Kochi

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

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

Election Commission

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

FINANCE

On GST rate for specified items for Physically Challenged Persons

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

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

AGRICULTURE

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

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

AGRICULTURE

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

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

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

RAILWAYS

Water Coolers at Railway Stations
Sunday July-2,2017

PRIME MINISTER

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

PRESIDENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

FINANCE

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

CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS

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

FINANCE

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

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

RAILWAYS

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

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

RAILWAYS

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

TRIBAL AFFAIRS

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

SPACE

India's GSAT-17 Communication Satellite Launched Successfully

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

Election Commission

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

MINORITY AFFAIRS

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

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

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

POWER

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

SHIPPING

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

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

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

CABINET

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

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

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

PANCHAYATI RAJ

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

Election Commission

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

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

SHIPPING

Operations of one private terminal operator at JNPT disrupted

RAILWAYS

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

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

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

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

Shri Kalraj Mishra Gives Away National Awards for MSME 2015

ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS

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

HOME AFFAIRS

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

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

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

COMMUNICATION & IT

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

SPACE

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

CABINET

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

FINANCE

2017 the year of accelerating economic reforms –Arjun Ram Meghwal

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

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

FINANCE

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

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

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

CIVIL AVIATION

Aviation sector will drive the economy forward – Jayant Sinha

COMMUNICATION & IT

Aadhaar updation facility inaugurated in GPO Mumbai

DEFENCE

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

TOURISM

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

CABINET

CLARIFICATION

FINANCE

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

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

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

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

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

POWER

Shri Piyush Goyal Launches Energy Conservation Building Code 2017

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

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

SHIPPING

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

PRESIDENT

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

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

PRESIDENT

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

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

CORPORATE AFFAIRS

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

FINANCE

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

PRIME MINISTER

Artwork made with pearls presented to PM

DEVELOPMENT OF NORTH EASTERN REGION

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

FINANCE

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

NITI Aayog

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

CABINET

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

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

COMMUNICATION & IT

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

FINANCE

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

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

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

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

Ustad Amjad Ali Khan calls on PM

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

DEFENCE

Defence Minister Unveils ‘DRDO key achievements 2014-17’

FINANCE

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

TRIBAL AFFAIRS

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

TEXTILES

Road-show on Textiles India-2017 inaugurated in Mumbai

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

POWER

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

DEFENCE

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

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

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

SHIPPING

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

PRESIDENT

President of India launches mobile app ‘Selfie with Daughter’

VICE PRESIDENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

AGRICULTURE

Preliminary Report of Crop Coverage in the Kharif Season

COAL

Ministry of Coal Establishes GST Facilitation Cells for All Stakeholders

DEFENCE

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

FINANCE

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

WATER RESOURCES

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

PRIME MINISTER

PM expresses sadness over the tragic accident of Myanmar military plane

AGRICULTURE

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

FINANCE

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

MINORITY AFFAIRS

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

RAILWAYS

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

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

Benefits of Development to reach Poorest of Poor- Ramdas Athwale

CABINET

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

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

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

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

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

AGRICULTURE

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

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

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

FINANCE

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

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

Progress of urban development and housing schemes in Maharashtra reviewed

STATISTICS & PROGRAMME IMPLEMENTATION

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

FINANCE

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

HOME AFFAIRS

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

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

CIVIL AVIATION

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

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Leading Importers and Exporters participate in the Mango Buyer Seller Meet

DEFENCE

World Environment Day 2017

HOME AFFAIRS

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

SPACE

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

AGRICULTURE

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

NITI Aayog

Highlights of initiatives under NITI Aayog

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

HOME AFFAIRS

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

AGRICULTURE

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

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

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

PARLIAMENTARY AFFAIR

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

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

DEFENCE

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

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

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

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

Government takes Initiative for Major Reforms in Job Creation- Dattatreya

SHIPPING

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

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

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

Darwaza Band for open defecation

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

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

PRESIDENT

President of India presents Hindi Sevi Samman Awards

PRIME MINISTER

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

MINORITY AFFAIRS

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

PRESIDENT

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

DRINKING WATER & SANITATION

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

FINANCE

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

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

Prakash Javadekar launches UGC App to fight Ragging

ELECTRONICS & IT

CSCs To Function As GST Suvidha Providers

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

5th India Morocco Joint Commission Meeting (JCM)

VICE PRESIDENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

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

VICE PRESIDENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

AGRICULTURE

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

FINANCE

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

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

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

PRESIDENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

PM releases Platinum Jubilee Milestone book on Tata Memorial Centre

AYUSH

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

HOME AFFAIRS

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

NEW & RENEWABLE ENERGY

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

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

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

SHIPPING

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

CABINET

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

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

CULTURE

Swachh Bharat App Launched in National Museum

FINANCE

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

HOME AFFAIRS

Nominations for Padma Awards- 2018

FINANCE

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

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

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

PRESIDENT

President of India strongly condemns the blast in Manchester, UK

VICE PRESIDENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

COAL

Shri Piyush Goyal launches ‘SEVA’ App

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

ELECTRONICS & IT

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

STEEL

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

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

AGRICULTURE

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

ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS

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

NEW & RENEWABLE ENERGY

13,469 villages electrified up to 15th May 2017

RAILWAYS

Prabhu decided to rename Rajyarani Express as ‘Tutari’ Express

PRIME MINISTER

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

CORPORATE AFFAIRS

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

FINANCE

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

PRESIDENT

Press Communiqué

PRIME MINISTER

PM condoles the passing away of Shri Anil Madhav Dave

CIVIL AVIATION

Performance of Domestic Airlines for the year 2017

FINANCE

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

HOME AFFAIRS

National Flag will fly half-mast today

RAILWAYS

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

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

Separate Department of Disability Affairs to be set up by States

TOURISM

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

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

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

CABINET

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

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

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

COMMUNICATION & IT

India Post receives appreciations galore from Twitterati!

HOME AFFAIRS

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

RURAL DEVELOPMENT

89% MGNREGA wages paid within 15 days

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

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

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

DEFENCE

Indian warships visit Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

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

HOME AFFAIRS

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

Shri Venkaiah Naidu announces separate 24x7 DD Channel for Jharkhand

RAILWAYS

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

WATER RESOURCES

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

India's Foreign Trade: April, 2017

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

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

DEFENCE

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

FINANCE

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

HOME AFFAIRS

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

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

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

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

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

SHIPPING

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

CHEMICALS & FERTILIZERS

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

PRESIDENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

FINANCE

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

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

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

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

NHAI Masala Bond Launched at London Stock Exchange

WATER RESOURCES

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

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

NFAI to translate Oscar Academy's Digital Dilemma in Hindi

PRESIDENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

AGRICULTURE

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

FINANCE

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

MINORITY AFFAIRS

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

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

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

RAILWAYS

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

TRIBAL AFFAIRS

Leena Nair takes over as Secretary Tribal Affairs

WOMEN & CHILD DEVELOPMENT

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

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

KVIC Launches Bee- Keeping training Program in Tihar

PRESIDENT

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

VICE PRESIDENT

Vice President Greets People on Buddha Purnima

PRIME MINISTER

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

AGRICULTURE

Total Foodgrains Production Estimates at record 273.38 mt

DEFENCE

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

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

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

POWER

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

RAILWAYS

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

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

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

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

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

COMMUNICATION & IT

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

PRESIDENT

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

AGRICULTURE

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

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

CONSUMER AFFAIRS, FOOD & PUBLIC DISTRIBUTION

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

HOME AFFAIRS

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

HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION

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

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

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

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

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

Saturday May-6,2017

SOCIAL JUSTICE & EMPOWERMENT

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

Friday May-5,2017

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

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

PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS

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

PRESIDENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

DEFENCE

Naval commanders’ conference concludes

ROAD TRANSPORT & HIGHWAYS

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

HOME AFFAIRS

First Home Affairs Dialogue between India and UK held today

HEAVY INDUSTRIES & PUBLIC ENTERPRISES

Anant Geete Inaugurates CSR Fair 2017

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

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

CABINET

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

CABINET COMMITTEE ON ECONOMIC AFFAIRS (CCEA)

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

AYUSH

CCRUM holds a three day National Workshop on e-Granthalaya

CULTURE

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

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

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

DEFENCE

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

PRIME MINISTER

Indian Foreign Service Officer Trainees call on the Prime Minister

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

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

DEFENCE

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

RAILWAYS

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

HOME AFFAIRS

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

SKILL DEVELOPMENT & ENTREPRENEURSHIP

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

FINANCE

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

HEALTH & FAMILY WELFARE

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

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

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

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

PERSONNEL, PUBLIC GRIEVANCES & PENSIONS

ACC Appointments
Sunday April-30,2017

PRIME MINISTER

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

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

VICE PRESIDENT

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

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

4th National Standards Conclave

LABOUR & EMPLOYMENT

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

FINANCE

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

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

COMMUNICATION & IT

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

YOUTH AFFAIRS & SPORTS

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

PRESIDENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

COMMUNICATION & IT

Government revamps jobs on compassionate ground for Gramin Dak Sevaks

MICRO, SMALL & MEDIUM ENTERPRISES

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

NITI Aayog

NITI Ayog praises selection of 100 smart cities without any controversy

AGRICULTURE

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

PRESIDENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

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

VICE PRESIDENT

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

FINANCE

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

NITI Aayog

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

COMMUNICATION & IT

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

CIVIL AVIATION

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

CORPORATE AFFAIRS

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

HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION

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

FINANCE

FAQs on GST - English
Presentation for GST Conclave/Workshop

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING

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

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

Launch of IPR Awareness Campaign for Schools

COMMUNICATION & IT

99 Percent Telecom-related complaints get resolved on Twitter

HOME AFFAIRS

Shri Rajnath Singh pays tribute to the martyred CRPF personnel

HOUSING AND URBAN POVERTY ALLEVIATION

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

AGRICULTURE

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

HUMAN RESOURCE DEVELOPMENT

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

PRIME MINISTER

PM’s message on National Panchayati Raj Day

COMMERCE & INDUSTRY

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

URBAN DEVELOPMENT

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

INFORMATION & BROADCASTING