The Bill seeks to increase maternity leave available to working women from the current 12 weeks to 26 weeks for the first two children
The National Highways Authority of India (NHAI) has incorporated Indian Highway Management Company Limited (IHMCL) to expedite the implementation of Electronic Fee Collection (EFC). National Payments Corporation of India (NPCI) has been engaged to work as Central Clearing House (CCH) to implement inter-operability so that several banks could participate in the EFC programme. As on 03.03.2017, the participating banks are SBI, KVB, ICICI, AXIS, IDFC and Equitas SF Bank.
I&B Women personnel communication ambassadors for the Government
Change of mind-sets critical for Women Empowerment: Venkaiah Naidu
A one day Conference on India - Poland Bilateral Cooperation in Agriculture & Allied Sectors was held on 8th March 2017, at NASC Complex, Pusa, New Delhi. The conference was co-chaired by Dr. S. K. Pattanayak, Secretary, Department of Agriculture & Famers Welfare and Ms. Ewa Lech, Hon’ble Deputy Minister of Agriculture of the Republic of Poland.
DoNER Minister Dr Jitendra Singh to address the conclave on Friday
Crop varieties released by ICAR after 2011 should be promoted throughout India to achieve higher rate of varietal replacement
DNA fingerprint of all the released varieties for ascertaining their varietal identity and genetic purity
DoNER Ministry to take technology to the last person, says Shri Naveen Verma
Steel Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh Addresses Second Regional Conference on ‘Make in India-Make in Steel’ in Ludhiana Punjab
The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for settlement of Legacy Food Cash Credit Accounts (upto crop season 2014-15) of Punjab Government for food procurement operations. This proposal of Department of Expenditure was approved by Prime Minister under Rule 12 of (Transaction of Business) Rules, 1961 on 02.01.2017.
Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the National Productivity Council, an autonomous body under the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion, Ministry of Commerce & Industry, and Al Etihad Energy Services UAE, to provide various services in the field of energy management and conservation.
Under the MoU, the NPC will provide the following services:
1. Energy Assessment Services
Security and Connectivity wise, NER states are safe and good: says Shri Gautam Chintey
· The Minister appeals to the business community to turn digital transaction into a national movement
The Union Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), MoS PMO, Personnel, Public Grievances, Pensions, Atomic Energy and Space, Dr Jitendra Singh laid the foundation stone of 10 KW FM Radio Station at Malhar village in Udhampur district, Jammu today. Shri Pawan Gupta, MLA Udhampur was also present on the occasion.
No misuse of Aadhaar biometrics leading to identity theft or financial loss: UIDAI
Registered devices for capturing biometrics data and its encryption at the point of capture - enhanced security features
Savings of over Rs 49,000 Crore due to Aadhaar based Direct Benefit Transfers during the last two and half years
UIDAI committed towards secure, citizen-friendly and inclusive performance
JNPT participated in a workshop on “Direct Port Delivery at Indian Ports-Challenges & Opportunities”, organized by Bureau of Research on Industry & Economic Fundamentals (BRIEF) in New Delhi on 27th Feb, 2017. JNPT participated in the technical session in the workshop, where Shri Neeraj Bansal, Dy.Chairman, JNPT gave presentation on “ Initiatives and roadmap towards Direct Port Delivery at JNPT”. Shri Bansal highlighted that DPD is a major initiative of Govt.