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National Energy Conservation Day 2019

The National Energy Conservation Day is celebrated annually on the 14th December across India to drive mass awareness about the importance of energy conservation and efficiency. It is observed under the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE), an agency of Government of India under the Ministry of Power. BEE encourages and recognizes the endeavors of companies ..

State and City-wise Highlights from India Skills Report 2019

Top three states in terms of Hiring Activity in 2019- Maharashtra, Karnataka, and Delhi. Top three states in terms of Maximum Supply of Employable Talent- Andhra Pradesh, Delhi, and Uttar Pradesh. Top three states in terms of Highest Employability- Andhra Pradesh(1st), West Bengal (2nd), and Delhi (3rd). Top five cities with Highest Employability- Bengaluru (1st), ..

Stubble burning down in Punjab, Haryana, UP since 2016

Stubble burning is the setting up of fire to the left over straw that remains after harvesting of paddy, wheat etc. The Government restricted and discouraged this practice. However, it generally helps in killing slugs and pests and can reduce the nitrogen tie-up. The harmful effects are loss of nutrients, pollution from smoke and the ..

Delhi government to set up SPUNER team

The Delhi government has set up SPUNER teams. These are Special Police Unit for North Eastern region. These teams are to provide safety and security for people from north-eastern states in the national capital. They will also ensure the safety of women from these states in Delhi. The SPUNER team provides help in the areas ..

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, ..

Cabinet clears bill to grant ownership rights to unauthorized Delhi colonies

On 20 Nov, the Union Cabinet approved a bill to provide a legal framework to grant ownership rights to people living in unauthorized colonies in Delhi. The Bill is to be introduced in the winter session of the Parliament. The proposal is applicable to more than thousand identified unauthorized colonies of the Delhi inhabited by ..

Ministry of HRD has launched NISHTHA Programme

The Department of School Education and Literacy has launched NISHTHA Programme to improve learning outcomes at the Elementary level . NISHTHA  or National Initiative for School Heads’ and Teachers’ Holistic  Advancement under  the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Samagra Shiksha in 2019-20. The objective of this programme is to motivate and equip teachers to encourage and ..

Minister of Minority Affairs inaugurates “Hunar Haat”

The Ministry of Minority Affairs has sanctioned 100 “Hunar Hubs” in different parts of the country at 39TH India International Trade Fair in New Delhi. Training will be provided to master artisans, craftsmen and traditional culinary experts according to modern needs in these “Hunar Hubs”. The Ministry has been working to establish “Hunar Hubs” in ..