Jal Jeevan Mission (URBAN) to Provide Universal Coverage of Water Supply

Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs Jal Jeevan Mission (URBAN) to Provide Universal Coverage of Water Supply Swachh Bharat Mission (URBAN) 2.0 Announced For Next 5 Years Boost to Green and Clean Urban Mobility Metrolite and Metroneo System to Come Up in Several Cities 100% Income Tax Exemption for Affordable Rental Housing Projects UNION BUDGET […]

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On World Wetlands Day India gets its first Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management

Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change On World Wetlands Day India gets its first Centre for Wetland Conservation and Management. The Centre would give a fillip to capacity development and cutting-edge research on wetlands of India: Shri Babul Supriyo On the occasion of the World Wetland Day and as a part of its commitment […]

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6 New Circles of Archaeological Survey of India created

Ministry of Culture 6 New Circles of Archaeological Survey of India created Hampi Mini-Circle upgraded as full-fledged Circle Archaeological Survey of India, an attached office of Ministry of Culture, Government of India vide Notification dated 28th August 2020 established Six new Circles by bifurcation of its existing Circles as per details given below:- Rajkot Circle, Gujarat […]

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Action program to preserve the nation’s heritage and culture

Ministry of Culture Action program to preserve the nation’s heritage and culture The objectives of the Ministry of Culture are to preserve, promote and disseminate all forms of art and culture, including integration of different cultures, through various schemes. It deals with the Tangible and Intangible Cultural Heritage of India. This heritage encompass several strands […]

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Training to Farmers to Increase Crop Yield

Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Training to Farmers to Increase Crop Yield The Government has taken following steps to educate/train farmers across the country about the latest machinery and technology to improve quality of their crop as well as increase production and income by adopting latest technologies for cultivation. The Government has established four […]

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Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare AGRI INDIA HACKATHON Posted On: 02 FEB 2021 6:42PM by PIB Delhi The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has started organising KRITAGYA- a National level hackathon in the month of August, 2020 to promote innovation in agriculture and allied sectors in the country. Advantages of organising Agri-Hackathon are to give opportunity to the students along with faculties, innovators for showcasing their innovative approaches & technologies in agriculture and allied sectors. Total number of applications received for this event are 784. Evaluation criteria comprises of uniqueness of the idea, its suitability, value proposition and plan to scale-up technology. Several innovations selected under this initiative focused on robotic harvesting of coconut/oil palm, real time detection of plant diseases and simultaneous site-specific application of pesticides and Women friendly equipment for small farm operations especially for sericulture and fish cutting. Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has put in place an Institutional mechanism through Research Institutes, Krishi Vigyan Kendras (KVKs) and Agriculture Universities (AUs) to address the problems being faced by the farming sector. This information was given in a written reply by the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar in Lok Sabha today.

Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare AGRI INDIA HACKATHON The Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR) has started organising KRITAGYA- a National level hackathon in the month of August, 2020 to promote innovation in agriculture and allied sectors in the country. Advantages of organising Agri-Hackathon  are to give opportunity to the students along with faculties, […]

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Research Collaborations with Foreign Countries

AYUSH Research Collaborations with Foreign Countries As of now, Ministry of AYUSH has signed 25 Country to Country MoUs for Cooperation in field of Traditional Medicine and Homoeopathy namely Nepal, Bangladesh, Hungary, Trinidad & Tobago, Malaysia, WHO Geneva, Mauritius, Mongolia, Turkmenistan, Myanmar, Germany (Joint declaration), Iran, Sao Tome & Príncipe, Equatorial Guinea, Cuba, Colombia, Japan […]

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The Centres of Excellence Scheme of the Ayush Ministry Lauded for Its Success in Raising High-Impact Institutions in the Ayush Sector

AYUSH The Centres of Excellence Scheme of the Ayush Ministry Lauded for Its Success in Raising High-Impact Institutions in the Ayush Sector A recent evaluation of the Centres of Excellence (CoE) scheme of the AYUSH Ministry carried by the Centre for Market Research and Social Development (CMRSD), New Delhi has lauded the scheme for its […]

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Research on Various Aspects of Medicinal Plants

AYUSH Research on Various Aspects of Medicinal Plants The National Medicinal Plants Bard (NMPB), Ministry of AYUSH, under its Central Sector Scheme on ‘Conservation, Development and Sustainable Management of Medicinal Plants’ is supporting research & development projects on various aspects of medicinal plants to government as well as private universities/research institutions/organizations across the country. In […]

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