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Union Cabinet approves financial assistance to EMC 2.0 scheme

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister of India has recently approved financial assistance to the Modified Electronics Manufacturing Clusters (EMC 2.0) Scheme. The scheme aims at developing world class infrastructure along with common facilities and amenities through Electronics Manufacturing Clusters (EMCs). The scheme seeks to set up Electronics Manufacturing Clusters (EMCs) and Common ..

India proposes “Covid-19 emergency fund”

A meeting of the heads of countries of the SAARC alliance was held via video conferencing recently. Last time the leaders had a meeting together in November 2014. During the meeting, the Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi proposed a “Covid-19 emergency fund” to which India would provide $10 million as an initial contribution. He ..

PM Modi lays foundation stone for Bundelkhand Expressway in UP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently laid foundation stone for the Bundelkhand Expressway at Chitrakoot, Uttar Pradesh. This proposed expressway is expected to connect the backward region to the national capital region and it will also support the Bundelakhnd Defence industrial corridor. Last year, the State Cabinet of Uttar Pradesh had approved the Bundelkhand Expressway project which ..

Fourth Anniversary of Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission launch observed

The fourth Anniversary of the launch of Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission (SPMRM) was observed on 21st February. In 2016, Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Mission under the Ministry of Rural Development, on the same date. Under the mission, well planned Rurban clusters are created to stimulate local economic development and thereby creating an ..

India assumes presidency of CMS COP13

The Thirteenth Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Convention on Migratory Species (CMS) commenced in the Indian city of Gandhi Nagar on February 17, 2020. India assumed presidency of UN body on Migratory Species (CMS) for the next three years. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the COP-13 through video conference. This year is ..

‘DefExpo’ inaugurated in UP

The biennial Defence exhibition of India, ‘DefExpo’ was recently inaugurated at Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh by the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister also attended the inaugural programme. A live demonstration of naval systems, aero systems and land systems was performed during the ceremony. The main theme of the DefExpo 2020 is ..

Global Potato Conclave 2020 Begins at Gandhinagar

The third Global Potato Conclave commenced at Mahatma Mandir in Gandhinagar, Gujarat on Tuesday, 28th January 2020 and will conclude on Friday, 31st January 2020. The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi addressed the conclave through video-conferencing on Tuesday and informed that the central government has transferred a record Rs 12,000 crore directly into the ..

Inaugural Edition of Ganga-Volga Dialogue conducted in New Delhi

At New Delhi, the inaugural edition of the Ganga- Volga Dialogue of Civilizations took place on 22nd January, the idea of which was originated during the India- Russia Summit between Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi and the President of Russian Federation, Vladimir Putin. In the context of India- Russia bilateral cooperation, the dialogue mentioned ..