Important Schemes & Programmes Launched in India

In the begining of new session 2017-18, there are numbers of new schemes will be added under Pradhan mantri kaushal vikas yojana (PMKVY). These are skill development schemes to encourage aptitude towards employable skills. This will also increase working effeciency and employment in India. Some important schemes/programmes are given below: 1. Schemes & Programmes related … Continue reading Important Schemes & Programmes Launched in India

GST council clears CGST and IGST laws

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council headed by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Saturday cleared the crucial Central GST (CGST) and Integrated GST (IGST) bills, as the country moved a step closer towards implementing its biggest tax reform from July 1. The GST council, in its eleventh meeting in New Delhi, approved the drafts of the central … Continue reading GST council clears CGST and IGST laws

Demonetisation effect: India’s GDP growth slows to 7 percent in Q3 [Oct-Dec]

The Central Statistics Office on Tuesday pegged India’s growth rate at 7 per cent for the current fiscal, 7.3 per cent for fiscal year 2018 and 7.7 per cent for fiscal year 2019. In a statement today, the CSO said, “Agriculutre and allied sector growth estimated at 4.4 per cent in 2016-17, up from 0.8 … Continue reading Demonetisation effect: India’s GDP growth slows to 7 percent in Q3 [Oct-Dec]

India deserves a better rating: OECD

Global think-tank OECD today pitched for a rating upgrade for India and said global rating agencies had become "overtly cautious" and conservative in not revising India's rating for last 14 years. “I believe India deserves a better rating,” said Angel Gurria, Secretary General of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). He said the … Continue reading India deserves a better rating: OECD

India’s first Integrated Heliport inaugurated by Civil Aviation Minister

India’s Civil Aviation Minister, Ashok Gajapathi Raju inaugurated the country’s first integrated heliport at Rohini in North Delhi on 28 February 2017. The minister dedicated the heliport to the nation. This heliport has been developed by Pawan Hans Limited.  Key Highlights It is spread over more than 25 acres. It consists of a terminal building … Continue reading India’s first Integrated Heliport inaugurated by Civil Aviation Minister

Indian Railways launches New Catering Policy 2017

Railways on Monday announced a new policy for its catering services which shall separate the functioning of its cooking and food distribution onboard. Launching the new catering policy, Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu said, “In this new Catering Policy food production and food distribution will be delinked. This will be a marriage between the best of both … Continue reading Indian Railways launches New Catering Policy 2017

National Science Day is celebrated today to commemorate discovery of the Raman Effect

National Science Day is celebrated all over India with great enthusiasm on 28th of February every year in order to commemorate the invention of the Raman Effect in India by the Indian physicist, Sir Chandrasekhara Venkata Raman on the same day in the year 1928. For his great success in the field of science in … Continue reading National Science Day is celebrated today to commemorate discovery of the Raman Effect

Indian Navy displays might: Theatre Level Exercise Tropex-2017 Concludes

The Navy has carried out a mega exercise which saw participation of its strategic assets including nuclear-powered submarine and aircraft carrier INS Vikramaditya, besides Su-30 and Jaguar fighter jets of IAF. The Theatre-level Readiness and Operational Exercise (TROPEX) was conducted to test combat readiness of the combined fleets of the Navy, the Air Force, the Army and the Coast Guard. … Continue reading Indian Navy displays might: Theatre Level Exercise Tropex-2017 Concludes