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APEDA organises its first awareness programme in Andaman & Nicobar Islands

Agriculture and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) has recently organised its first awareness programme in Andaman & Nicobar Islands. APEDA, which comes under the aegis of Union Ministry of Commerce and Industries, organised the programme in association with the Directorate of Industries of the Andaman & Nicobar Islands, in the capital city of ..

Home Minister Chairs the sixth meeting of the Island Development Agency (IDA)

For reviewing the progress made towards the program ‘Holistic Development of Islands’, the Island Development Agency on Monday,  13th January 2020 conducted its sixth meeting under the chairmanship of the Union Home Minister of India, Amit Shah. The meeting was conducted with focus on creating sustainable development in identified five islands of the Lakshadweep and four ..

Highlights from Good Governance Index Report

States and Union Territories were grouped in following categories for the Index ranking- Category 1: Big states- 18 Indian States, Category 2: North East and the Hill States- all 8 northeastern states of India along with Himachal Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir, and Uttarakhand, Category 3: All 7 Union Territories At the time of preparation of ..

11 Airports from Jammu and Kashmir and 2 from Ladakh under UDAN 4.0

The Ministry of Civil Aviation on 3rd December 2019, has announced the commencement of the bidding process under UDAN 4.0. 11 unreserved airports from Jammu and Kashmir and 2 unreserved airports from the Ladakh region are put on for offering bids. From Ladakh, Kargil and Thoise and from Jammu and Kashmir- Akhnur, Chamb, Fukche, Gurex, ..

Andaman and Nicobar police station named the best in the country

The Ministry of Home Affairs has named the Aberdeen Police Station in the South Andaman and Nicobar Islands as the best police station in the country. The assessment was made by the Quality Council of India/ QCI which then reported to the MHA at the centre. Some of the parameters of assessment were corruption, crèche ..

India’s Top 10 Police Stations for 2019

The Government of India has announced the list of best-performing Police Stations for the year 2019 from across the country. Rank 1st: Aberdeen Police Station, Andaman District, Andaman and Nicobar Islands Rank 2nd: Balasinor Police Station, Mahisagar District, Gujarat Rank 3rd: Ajk Burhanpur Police Station, Burhanpur District, Madhya Pradesh Rank 4th: AWPS Theni Police Station, ..

4th Round of RCS-UDAN Launched

After completion of three successful rounds, to further enhance the connectivity to regional and remote areas of the country, the Ministry of Civil Aviation, on Tuesday, 3rd December 2019, has launched the 4th round of the Regional Connectivity Scheme-Ude Desh Ka Aam Nagrik (RCS-UDAN). The priority areas for the 4th Round will be the North ..

India has bagged 34th position Travel & Tourism competitiveness Index

As per the latest Travel & Tourism competitiveness Index India bagged 34th position in the index. India’s Travel and Tourism competitiveness Index ranking since 2013 has improved.  The ranking however in year 2015 and year 2017 was 54 and 40 respectively. The Government has taken many initiatives for creation of tourism infrastructure in the country ..