Smart City Mission: Centre devises 20:20 model to boost laggard cities
Here comes the 20:20 model, under which the top 20 cities are set to be paired with the bottom 20.
33-year-old on a mission to make buildings accessible for disabled
Before 2014, Khandelwal was leading a normal life. But, when he accidental...
China virus cases pass 70,000 as WHO mission begins
The number of people infected with the new coronavirus in China passed 70,000 on Monday a...
India should capture apparel market ceded by China following Coronavirus outbreak: Govt
“India should step in at this stage to take the advantage although not a good way to project ourselves but every crisis has its own silver lining and I think while we are with China with all our emotions and financial, political and diplomatic help but still there appears to be a big economic opportunity which is coming up our way,” the textiles secretary said.
BJP in Assam targeting congress seat won in 2016 for its mission 100 in Assam
Ruling BJP in Assam has fanned out building up strong organisational bases in the assembly seats presently held opposition by Congress. Congress in 2016 assembly polls managed to win 24 seats.
Govt data shows fall in job creation by schemes
According to details provided by minister for labour and employment Santosh Kumar Gangwar, the number of jobs generated under PMEGP plummeted from about 5.9 lakh in 2018-19 to about 2.6 lakh in 2019-20 (until December 31, 2019). The fall is less sharp compared to 2017-18 when the number of persons benefited was 3.9 lakh.
‘Freakonomics’, ‘Bottle of Lies’: DOT SHOT director shares must-read list
An avid reader, Patel loves to read books on management and economics.
Assam government geared up to implement Centre’s flagship scheme Jal Jeevan Mission
Considering the framework suggested by Union Jal Shakti Ministry to implement Jal Jeevan Mission to bring piped water to all households, Sonowal said that his government in the state is committed to roll out the mission and perpetually provide functional household tap connection to all.
Tax evasion hurts national growth, need mission mode to address this: PM Modi at Times Now event
While the previous governments had hesitated to touch the country's taxation system, the current BJP-led dispensation was making it more cit...
India may find it difficult to meet 175 GW renewable energy capacity target by 2022, says think tank
"India has set itself a target of 175 gigawatt (GW) RE capacity by 2022, mainly in the form of 100 GW solar and 60 GW wind. Between 2014 and 2018, the RE sector grew from 2.6 GW to 28 GW -- a cumulative aggregated growth rate of around 18 per cent.
Mission 2024: Develop 100 new airports
The government will build 100 new airports by 2024 to improve regional connectivity and corporatise a major port that will be later listed, finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman said.
Astronauts for India's human space flight start training in Moscow
"This Monday Gagarin Research & Test Cosmonaut Training Center (GCTC) has started the planned training program of Indian candidates for a spaceflight under the contract between Glavkosmos,JSC (part of the State Space Corporation Roscosmos) and the Human Spaceflight Centre of the (ISRO)," Glavkosmos said.
PM's constituency Varanasi among 20 best performing Smart Cities to guide 'laggard' ones
The Union Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has paired up 20 best performing cities with the 20 bottom cities and they will work as "sister cities".
Centre’s health outlay woefully off course for 2.5% of GDP target
With economic slowdown, there are apprehensions that allocations for sectors like health could fall even further short in the coming years as the government struggles to meet expenditures it cannot cut back on like salaries and pensions. In such a scenario, even maintaining the current level of health spending as a percentage of GDP could prove to be a challenge.
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