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Rajyavardhan Rathore takes charge as new Minister of Information and Broadcasting (I&B)

In a Cabinet reshuffle, Col Rajyavardhan Rathore has taken charge as the new Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) on May 15, 2018. He replaced Smriti Irani. Mrs Irani will now only hold the portfolio of Minister of Textiles. A communique from the office of President Ram Nath Kovind said, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal ..

Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India launches “E-Tribes India”

The Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India (TRIFED) under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs has launched “E-Tribes India” in New Delhi on March 27, 2018. It was launched by the Union Tribal Affairs Minister, Jual Oram. The Launch of e-Tribes, TRIFED’s websites includes www.tribesindia.com, www.trifed.in and Retail Inventory Software and M-commerce app. Besides, the ..

Economic Survey of India predictes India’s growth to 7.5%

The Economic Survey 2017-18 has tabled by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament on January 29, 2018. The survey has predicted 7 to 7.5% of India’s GDP growth in FY 2018-19. It says that a series of major reforms undertaken over the past year will allow real GDP growth to reach 6.75% this fiscal ..

Kadiam Srihari committee Committee on girl child education recommends free education for girls up to PG level

The Central Advisory Board of Education (CABE) sub-committee on girl child education has decided to recommend free and compulsory education for girls up to post-graduate level across the country. The committee will also recommend establishing of exclusive residential degree colleges for SC and ST women besides provision of health and hygiene kits to girls. All ..

The 2017 National Farmers day (NFD) celebrated

The National Farmer’s Day (NFD), popularly known as Kisan Diwas, is celebrated every year in India on December 23 to acknowledge the role of farmers in India’s socio-economic development and to mark the birth anniversary of 5th Prime Minister Late Chaudhary Charan Singh. He used to be referred to as the ‘champions of India’s peasants’ ..

Union government launches a portal e-Rashtriya Kisan Agri Mandi (e-RaKAM) to provide a platform to sell agricultural produce

The Union government has recently launched a portal e-Rashtriya Kisan Agri Mandi (e-RaKAM) which will provide a platform to sell agricultural produce. The e-RaKAM is a first of its kind initiative that leverages technology to connect farmers of the smallest villages to the biggest markets of the world through internet. Food and Consumer Affairs Minister ..

Cabinet Reshuffle

The United Progressive Alliance government did a little cabinet reshuffle. As per new appointments: P Chaidambaram will take charge of Union Finance Ministry who was serving as Union Home Minister. Sushilkumar Shinde will hold the position of Union Home Ministry. Virappa Moily who is current Corporate Affairs Minister has been given additional charge of Power ..