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PM Modi inaugurates new airport in Odisha’s Jharsuguda

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated a new airport at Jharsuguda, which will attract investors to the mineral-rich area. The Jharsuguda Airport has been developed by the Airports Authority of India in collaboration with Odisha government at an estimated cost of Rs 210 crore, with Rs 75 crore contribution from the state. The airport has […]

Rajnath Singh Inaugurates 2 CIBMS Pilot Projects In Jammu

Union Minister of Home Affairs Rajnath Singh inaugurated two Comprehensive Integrated Border Management System (CIBMS) pilot projects along the India-Pakistan border in Jammu region.  The pilot project includes two 5.5 kilometre-stretches in Jammu, the performance of which will be monitored, and based on the feedback improvements will be made for the rest of the system. A […]

Festival of Nuakhai being celebrated in Odisha

The festival of Nuakhai is being celebrated in Odisha. During this harvest festival of western Odisha, new produce Nabannis offered to presiding deities. After offering the Nabann, people relish different types of delicacies prepared from the newly harvested crop. The Nuakhai Juhar is a major ritual of the festival, during which greetings are exchanged with […]

Country’s 1st Tribal Tourism Circuit Launched in Chhattisgarh

Union minister K J Alphons, the Minister of State for Tourism, inaugurated the country’s first tribal circuit project connecting 13 tourism sites in Chhattisgarh. This project was sanctioned by the Ministry of Tourism in February 2016 for Rs. 99.21 Crores. The project was implemented under the Tourism Ministry’s Swadesh Darshan scheme launched in 2014-15 for […]

Andhra Launches e-Rythu To Boost Cashless Farm Ecosystem

The government of Andhra Pradesh launched a mobile platform, e-Rythu (e-farmer in Telugu) which will enable small-scale farmers to market their produce at reasonable prices. The platform has been developed by global payments and technology company Mastercard and aims to digitize agriculture marketplaces, payments, workflows, and provide farmers an easy and secure way to buy, sell […]

Telangana Cabinet Passes Resolution to Dissolve Legislative Assembly

The Telangana Cabinet passed a resolution calling for the dissolution of the Telangana Legislative Assembly. The state’s Chief Minister K Chandrasekhar Rao had convened the meeting of his Council of Ministers to dissolve the Legislative Assembly and seek fresh elections six months ahead of schedule.  The CM submitted a one-line resolution of the cabinet dissolving […]

Rajasthan Government To Provide Free Mobile Phones To Women of BPL Families

In a bid to boost Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s flagship ‘Digital India’ campaign, Rajasthan government will soon distribute mobile phones to women under the Bhamashah Yojana. Focused on women who fall under the Below Poverty Line (BPL), the scheme aims to transfer financial and non-financial benefits of government schemes in a transparent manner. The Chief […]

Tamil Nadu CM Lays Foundation Stone For Special Investment Region

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K. Palaniswami laid the foundation stone for setting up of a Special Investment Region (SIR) in northern Krishnagiri district to attract investments. The foundation stone for the Rs 2,420 crore project was laid through video conferencing from the State Secretariat. The SIR would be jointly developed by GMR Infrastructures Limited […]

PM Inaugurates Various Projects In Junagadh, Gujarat

The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi inaugurated various projects in Junagadh district of Gujarat. These included the Government Civil Hospital, a milk processing plant and some buildings of the Junagadh Agriculture University. There were nine initiatives, worth over Rs 500 crore, which were either being dedicated, or their foundation stones were being laid. Source- Press Information […]

Chhattisgarh Announces Renaming Of Naya Raipur To Atal Nagar

In a tribute to the late former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee, the Chhattisgarh Cabinet approved the proposal to rename Naya Raipur as ‘Atal Nagar’. Chief Minister Raman Singh made the announcement after a Cabinet meeting.  The Bilaspur University will be known as Atal Bihari Vajpayee University while the Narrow Gauge Line will be called […]