July 21, 2019
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Go Tribal Campaign

TRIFED,a Multi-State Co-operative Society under the Ministry of Tribal Affairs has launched the “Go Tribal” campaign on 28.06.2019.Products available under Tribes India brand & outlets can also be procured through Online retailers like Amazon, Flipkart, […]

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Eviction of Forest Dwellers

The Hon’ble Supreme Court vide their order dated 13.02.2019, in the matter of W.P. (C) 109/2008 & 50/2008 ordered to evict the claimants from forests whose claims have been rejected under the Scheduled Tribes and […]

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AUSINDEX-19

The third edition of AUSINDEX, an acronym for Australia India Exercise is scheduled to commence with the arrival of HMAS Canberra (L02), a Landing Helicopter Dock, HMAS New Castle(06) and HMAS Paramatta(154), both frigates; HMAS […]

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INS Kadmatt to Participate in LIMA-19

Indian Navy’s frontline ASW corvette, INS Kadmatt arrived at Langkawi, Malaysia on a seven days official visit on Monday 25  Mar 19.  The ship is scheduled to participate in the 15th edition of Langkawi International Maritime and Aerospace Exhibition, LIMA-19 during the […]

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Schemes for indigenous employment in NER

The North Eastern Handicrafts and Handlooms Development Corporation Limited (NEHHDC), a Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSE) of the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), provides marketing linkage to the artisans and weavers of […]

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Status of NESIDS projects

The Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region has till date sanctioned 39 projects with approved cost of Rs.1163.84 crores under North East Special Infrastructure Development Scheme (NESIDS), along with releasing of Rs.10 lakhs to […]

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National Highway Projects in J&K

In order to enhance the capacity of National Highways (NHs)in Jammu & Kashmir, the Government has undertaken 17 major road development projects of  aggregate length of 1,554 km. The details of the projects are given  […]

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Pending Highway Projects

The Government of India has constituted a High Powered Committee to evolve a framework of guidelines for resolution of stuck projects.  Ministry of Road Transport & Highways issued guiding principles for resolution of stuck National […]

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Bundle -3 of Toll Operate Transfer

The National Highways Authority of India has invited bid for Toll Operate Transfer  Bundle-3 on 13.06.2019 with bid due date of 11.09.2019 and Initial Estimated Concession Value (IECV) of Rs.4995.48 crore. The total length of […]

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Rape Cases Reported to NCW

The Sate/UT-wise details of complaints registered by National Commission for Women (NCW), under the category “Rape/Attempt to rape” during 2014-2019 is at Annexure. As per the data, maximum numbers of complaints have been received from the […]

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Urban Haats in Rajasthan

The proposals for setting up Urban Haats for Sikar and Alwar were received from the state of Rajasthan. A Project Approval Monitoring Committee (PAMC) meeting was held under the chairmanship of Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), wherein […]

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Establishing Urban Haats

The objective of the scheme “Infrastructure and Technology Support” is to setup a permanent marketing infrastructure in big towns/ metropolitan cities to provide direct marketing facilities to the handicrafts artisans/handloom weavers.   The scheme is […]

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Expansion of Sericulture

A web portal “SILKS” (Sericulture Information Linkage Knowledge System) has been developed in collaboration with North Eastern Space Applications Centre (NESAC), Umiam, Meghalaya and being used by the State Sericulture Departments, Central Silk Board (CSB) […]

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Funds for Welfare of Weavers

Budgetary allocation of funds is not made State-wise.  However, indicative physical targets are allotted to States and funds are released to various Implementing Agencies based on viable proposals received and utilisation of previously released funds. […]

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Digital Exploitation of Children

“Police” and “Public Order” are State subjects as per the Constitution of India. States/UTs are primarily responsible for prevention, detection, investigation and prosecution of crimes including crimes related to exploitation of children; through their law […]

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Complaints and Settlement by NCPCR

The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights (NCPCR) has taken steps to streamline and expedite the settlement of complaints through E-baalnidaan, an Online Complaint Management System, for lodging complaints related to any violation of […]

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One Stop Crisis Centre

One Stop Centre (OSC) at the district level maintains the record of complaints received from women affected by violence.  Ministry of Women and Child Development reviews the functioning of OSCs from time to time.  As […]

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Achievements Under Ujjawala Scheme

The Ujjawala Scheme is for prevention of trafficking, rescue, rehabilitation, re-integration and repatriation of victims of trafficking for commercial sexual exploitation. There are 254 projects including 134 Protective and Rehabilitative Homes in the country. The […]

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Amendments in POCSO Act

The enactment of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Amendment Bill, 2019 is a prerogative of the Parliament. The Government is providing financial assistance as Grant-in-Aid, to the States/UTs under a centrally sponsored […]

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Sports Promotional Schemes for Youth

Sports Authority of India (SAI) has implemented the various Sports Promotional Schemes through its 273 sports centres located in various States of the country. These schemes cover the rural areas in the country including those […]

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Training Programmes for Players

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports (MYAS) through Sports Authority of India (SAI) has been running the following sports promotional schemes under which the selected sportspersons in various age groups, from 8 years onwards, are […]

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Rules for filing IPRs

In terms of Rule 18 of the Central Civil Services (Conduct) Rules, 1964, Immovable Property Returns (IPRs) are required to be submitted by all Government servants on their first appointment to any service or post […]

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