India Smart Cities Fellowship (ISCF) and Internship (ISCI) Program Launched

Sh. Hardeep S Puri, Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs (State) launched several new initiatives under AMRUT and the Smart Cities Mission on July 9, 2018. These include the India Smart Cities Fellowship (ISCF) Program, India Smart Cities Internship (ISCI) Program Read More …

Cabinet approves Revitalising Infrastructure and Systems in Higher Education (RISE) by 2022

The CCEA (Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs) on July 4, 2018 approved the proposal for expanding the scope of Higher Education Financing Agency (HEFA) by enhancing its capital base to Rs. 10,000 crore and tasking it to mobilise Rs. 1,00,000 Read More …

National Generic Document Registration System (NGDRS) inaugurated for Andaman-Nicobar

Shri Narendra Singh Tomar, the Union Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Mines  has inaugurated the National Generic Document Registration System (NGDRS) in all sub-registrar offices in Andaman & Nicobar Islands from New Delhi through a Video-Conferencing. To aptly Read More …

Higher Education Commission of India (Repeal of University Grants Commission Act) Bill 2018 

The  Union Ministry of HRD  has prepared the Higher Education Commission of India (Repeal of University Grants Commission Act) Bill 2018 which seeks to repeal  UGC Act and provides for setting up of Higher Education Commission of India. The focus of Higher Education Commission of Read More …

TECH-THON: Seminar on Technology Partnership for POSHAN Abhiyaan

What: TECH-THON for POSHAN Abhiyaan When: June 28, 2018 Where: New Delhi Union Ministry of Women and Child Development is organizin a day-long Seminar on Technology Partnerships for Steering POSHAN Abhiyaan called ‘TECH-THON’ for POSHAN Abhiyaan – PM’s Overarching Scheme for Holistic Nourishment on Read More …

Blue flag certification of one Blue Flag beach in each of the 13 coastal States

What: Blue Flag beach  Who: Society of Integrated Coastal Management Why: An integrated coastal management scheme named BEAMS Society of Integrated Coastal Management (SICOM) has embarked upon a programme for  Blue flag certification of one Blue Flag beach in each of Read More …