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  • Kerala govt to launch ‘Shaili App’ for diagnosing, and controlling lifestyle diseases

    The government of Kerala is set to launch an Android App ‘Shaili’, aimed at diagnosing and controlling lifestyle diseases among the people in the state of Kerala. The app has been set up as part of the population-based screening project...

    Last updated on June 9th, 2022 11:37 am
  • UP villages to get free high-speed internet connectivity

    Uttar Pradesh government will provide free wi-fi facilities at more than 58 thousand places in the villages of the state. This internet facility will be available for the people within 50 meters of the Gram Sachivalaya (village secretariat) building which...

    Last updated on May 9th, 2022 03:52 pm
  • Haryana launched ‘Vehicle Movement Tracking System’ mobile app

    Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar has launched a Vehicle Movement Tracking System (VMTS) mobile app to track the vehicles carrying sand and other mining material. The app will be used at different checkpoints in all the districts of Haryana....

    Published On May 7th, 2022
  • Telangana govt extends insurance coverage under ‘Nethanna Bima’ scheme

    Telangana State Government has announced the extension of insurance coverage to handloom and power loom weavers under the ‘Nethanna Bima’ (Weaver’s Insurance) Scheme. The State Government has issued orders to extend insurance coverage of 5 lakh rupees for weavers under...

    Published On May 6th, 2022
  • Maharashtra’s ‘Jivhala’ scheme to offer credit to jail inmates

    A loan scheme named Jivhala has been launched by the Maharashtra Department of Prisons for the inmates who are serving sentences in various jails across Maharashtra. The scheme, implemented by the Department of Prisons and Maharashtra State Cooperative Bank, has...

    Published On May 6th, 2022
  • Chhattisgarh launched ‘Mukhyamantri Mitaan Yojana’

    Chief Minister of Chhattisgarh, Bhupesh Baghel has launched ‘Mukhyamantri Mitaan Yojana’ (Mitaan stands for a friend), which will be implemented on a pilot basis in 14 municipal corporations including the cities like Raipur, Durg, Bilaspur and Rajnandgaon in Chhattisgarh. Under...

    Last updated on June 9th, 2022 01:20 pm
  • Maharashtra became India’s 1st state to develop Migration Tracking System app

    Maharashtra became the first state in India to develop a website-based Migration Tracking System (MTS) application to track the movement of migrant workers through individual unique identity numbers. The MTS project aims to ensure the continuity of Integrated Child Development...

    Published On April 30th, 2022
  • UP’s Agra becomes first city to have vacuum-based sewer systems

    Agra, Uttar Pradesh has become the first city in the country to have vacuum-based sewer systems. These vacuums would be used in public places. Agra Smart City officials told the media that the municipal corporation has linked 240 such houses...

    Published On April 29th, 2022
  • Jharkhand’s Jamtara became country’s 1st district with library in every village

    Jamtara in Jharkhand has become the only district in the country where all gram panchayats have community libraries. This district with a population of about eight lakh has a total of 118-gram panchayats under six blocks and each panchayat has...

    Published On April 28th, 2022
  • Tamil Nadu govt to observes Minorities Rights Day every year on 18 December

    Tamil Nadu government has announced that December 18, every year will be observed as Minorities Rights Day at the state level. The state government promotes the upliftment and economic advancement of the minorities through effective implementation of schemes and welfare...

    Published On April 27th, 2022