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What in Pradhan Mantri Van Dhan Yojana (PMVDY)?

Van Dhan Scheme was launched on 14th April 2018 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the objective to help increase tribal incomes through value addition of tribal products. The scheme is an initiative of the Ministry of Tribal Affairs as nodal department and at the national level, TRIFED as the Nodal Agency. Under the scheme, ..

Fit India School Rating System Launched

The Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs & Sports, Kiren Rijiju and the Union Human Resource Development Minister, Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ jointly launched the Fit India School Rating System at Kendriya Vidyalaya no.1, in Delhi Cantonment on Wednesday, 4th December 2019. Fit India School Rating System is launched as a part of the nation-wide ..

M.Venkaiah Naidu launches POSHAN Anthem

The Vice President of India, M.Venkaiah Naidu on Tuesday, 3rd December 2019, launched the POSHAN Anthem in New Delhi with the aim to encourage and inspire people to join the POSHAN Abhiyaan to fight against the scourge of malnutrition. The Anthem was sung and composed by Shankar Mahadevan and written by Prasoon Joshi. The POSHAN ..

Intensified Mission Indradhanush 2.0 Launched

Mission Indradhanush is a health mission scheme launched by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India on 25 December 2014 to achieve full immunization coverage at a rapid pace for all children and pregnant women in the country. From December 2014 to August 2017 Indradhanush was covered in four phases with above ..

5th Dialogue of NITI Aayog and DRC, China

The 5th Dialogue between the think tank of both India and China was held in Wuhan, China on Thursday, November 28, 2019. The dialogue is a part of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi during his visit to China in 2015. National Institution for Transforming India(NITI Aayog) and Development Research ..

Prime Minister announces USD 450 million Line of Credit to SriLanka

Making his first overseas visit as the newly elected SriLankan President, Gotabaya Rajapaksa, arrived in New Delhi yesterday on a three-day visit to India, met the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Ram Nath Kovind today, November 29, 2019. After a fruitful meeting with the SriLankan President, Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced a ..

NITI Aayog says Nominal Growth of 12.4% Annually for $5-Trillion GDP

NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant informed the Standing Committee on Finance that Gross domestic product (GDP) as per current prices without accounting for inflation the growth measure has to be at least average 12.4% annually for the next five years to achieve the target of $5-Trillion economy by 2024-25. The current rate in the first ..

Council of Heads of Government (Prime Ministers) of SCO Member States 2020 to be held in India

During 5th meeting of Shanghai Cooperation Organisation(SCO) Member states for “Head of Ministeries and Departments of Science and Technology’ held in Moscow, Russia from 20th-22nd November, India has been selected to host the Council of Heads of Government (Prime Ministers) of SCO Member states in 2020. During the closing ceremony of the ‘5th Meeting of ..