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Yohei Sasakawa conferred with International Gandhi Peace Prize for 2018

On 26th Feb 2019, President Ram Nath Kovind conferred the International Gandhi Peace Prize for 2015, 16, 17 and 18 at a function in Rashtrapati Bhavan. For 2018, Japan’s Yohei Sasakawa was given the prize for his contribution in Leprosy Eradication in India and across the world. Ekal Abhiyan Trust was conferred the award for ..

News Today : Awards November 18-24, 2009

November 18, 2009: India Power Award 2009The following companies have received India Power award 2009. BSES Yamuna Power Limited (BYPL) Andhra Pradesh Power Generation Corporation Limited(APGENCO) Satluj Jal Vidyut Nigam Ltd Power Grid Corporation of India Limited UTTAR GUJARAT VIJ COMPANY LTD November 18, 2009: Dayawati modi award for art, culture and education : Mr ..

Mid-day Meal Scheme

The Mid-day Meal Scheme involves provision of lunch free of cost to school-children on all working days. Its key objectives include: Protecting children from classroom hunger; Increasing school enrolment and attendance; Improved socialisation among children belonging to all castes and Addressing malnutrition, and social empowerment through provision of employment to women. The scheme has a ..

Some Government of India Development Programs & Schemes

1. Pradhan Mantri Gramodaya Yojana (PMGY)2. Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana (SGSY)3. Sampoorna Grameen Rozgar Yojana (SGRY)4. Rural Housing Schemes5. Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY)6. Drought Prone Areas Program (DPAP)7. Antyodaya Anna Yojana (AAY)8. Swarna Jayanti Shahari Rozgar Yojana (SJSRY)9. Valmiki Ambedkar Awas Yojana (VAMBAY)10.Food For Work Programme FFWP11. National Social Assistance Programme 12. Annapaurna ..