Centre transfers RS 1 lakh 82 thousand cr to farmers’ accounts under the PM KISAN Samman Nidhi Yojana

Union Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar has said that the government of India has transferred one lakh 82 thousand crore rupees till date to the farmers’ accounts under the PM KISAN Samman Nidhi yojana. Describing agriculture as the backbone of the Indian economy, the Union Agriculture Minister said that agriculture has always stood with the nation whenever there was a…

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Govt approves Modernization scheme to equip Central Armed Police Forces

Centre has approved the Modernisation Plan-IV scheme for Central Armed Police Forces. It will equip the forces with modern state-of-the-art weapons and equipment as per their operational requirement, keeping in view their deployment pattern in different theatres. Besides, upgraded IT solutions will also be provided to them. The scheme with a total outlay of 1,523 crore rupees to be implemented…

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Special logo unveiled to mark 75 years of Indo-Netherlands ties

This year India and the Netherlands are commemorating the 75th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations. To mark the occasion, a special logo was unveiled to commemorate 75 years of diplomatic relations between both nations. To celebrate strong political, economic & commercial relations a large number of events and activities are planned during the year in a wide range…

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Govt approves over Rs 1,682 crore of additional Central assistance NDRF to five states, one UT

The Government has approved over 1,682 crore rupees of additional Central assistance under the National Disaster Response Fund to five States and one Union Territory. The High Level Committee under the Chairmanship of Home Minister Amit Shah cleared over 351 crore rupees to Andhra Pradesh, over 112 crore to Himachal Pradesh and over 492 crore to Karnataka. More than 355…

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MoU signed to promote Start-up in latest Daylight Harvesting Technology

The Ministry of Science and Technology has decided to promote a unique Start-up in latest Daylight Harvesting Technology in order to reduce carbon footprint and improve the building’s energy efficiency. The Ministry of Science and Technology said that the only Start-up company in India for Daylight Harvesting Technologies “Skyshade Daylights Private Limited” Hyderabad signed an MoU with the Department of…

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19th India-US Military Cooperation Group meeting held in Agra

The 19th edition of India-US Military Cooperation Group (MCG) meeting was held in Agra, Uttar Pradesh on March 01-02, 2022. The meeting was co-chaired by Chief of Integrated Defence Staff to the Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (CISC) Air Marshal BR Krishna from the Indian side and Deputy Commander, US Indo-Pacific Command Lieutenant General Stephen D Sklenka from the US…

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IIT Kanpur develops biodegradable nanoparticle to protect crops from diseases

Researchers from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur have developed a biodegradable nanoparticle that can be used as an alternative to chemical-based pesticides and help farmers protect their crops from bacterial and fungal infections. Coined Biodegradable Carbonoid Metabolite (BioDCM), the nanoparticle can remain active at low concentration and can be as effective as pesticides without having any negative impact…

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Govt launches ‘Stree Manoraksha Project’ to improve women’s mental health

The Ministry of Women and Child Development (MoWCD) launched the ‘Stree Manoraksha Project’ in collaboration with NIMHANS Bengaluru with an aim to improve the mental health of women in India. The project would focus on building on capacity building of OSC (One-Stop Center) functionaries on the tools and techniques as to how to handle the cases of women approaching the…

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CDSL becomes 1st depository with 60 million active demat accounts

Central Depository Services (India) said it now has more than six crore plus (60 million) active demat accounts. Central Depository Services (India) Limited (CDSL) is India’s only listed depository. Points to Note: Central Depository Services (India) Limited (CDSL), India’s only listed depository has become 1st depository with 60 million active demat accounts CDSL: Founded: Feb 1999 Headquarters: Mumbai CEO: Nehal…

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