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Jal Shakti Minister Shekhawat reviews Jal Jeevan Mission

Union Minister of Jal Shakti, Gajendra Singh Shekhawat has emphasized the urgency to start work on Jal Jeevan Mission as the first six months of the mission are critical for the success of the mission. He was speaking at the regional review of Jal Jeevan Mission at Hyderabad on 12 Nov. The regional review included ..

Rajiv Kumar appointed as vice chairman of NITI Aayog

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently reconstituted the federal policy think-tank National Institution of Transforming India (NITI) Aayog by introducing key Cabinet ministers as members as ex-officio members. Defence minister Rajnath Singh, Home minister Amit Shah, Finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman and Agriculture minister Narendra Singh Tomar are now ex-officio members of the think tank that ..

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its approval for an MoU signed in May, 2018 between India and Brazil. The motive behind this pact is to enhance the ties between India and Brazil to work out the future agenda for the amalgamation for innovation in Science & Technology diplomacy to develop a ..

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Republic of Korea to issue jointly Postage Stamp

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its approval for an MoU, which was signed in February, 2019 between India and Republic of Korea. Department of Posts, Ministry of Communications, Government of India and The Ministry of Science and ICT (Korea Post), Government of the Republic of Korea have mutually collaborated to  issue ..

Union Cabinet approves nomination of Ministry of Home as ex-officio Chairman of North Eastern Council (NEC)

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the nomination of the Union Home Minister as the ex-officio chairman of the North Eastern Council (NEC). The NEC is a statutory body with Governors and Chief Ministers of all the eight North Eastern States as its Member. The Cabinet also approved that ..

Dharmendra Pradhan appointed as new Union Minister of Skill Development

Dharmendra Pradhan, the Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas, has been promoted as Cabinet Minister and got additional charge of Union Ministry of Skill Development after latest Union cabinet reshuffle on September 3, 2017. In the latest reshuffle, four Union ministers were promoted to Cabinet rank and nine new Ministers of state were inducted ..