Infrastructure

SAGARMALA convergence with DDUGKY | PIB Summary

For skills development of youth in coastal areas, the Ministry of Shipping signed a MoU with theMinistry of Rural Development in New Delhi today. The MoU is for SAGARMALA convergence – Ministry’ prestigious project and Ministry of Rural Development’s flagship program DeenDayalUpadhyayGrameenKaushalyaYojana (DDU GKY). Highlights | SAGARMALA convergence DDU-GKY is expected to bring in its skilling …

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The UN Human Settlements Programme | PIB Summary

Points to ponder Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu to Chair the Governing Council Meeting in Nairobi from today. Shri Naidu also to chair Bureau meeting of Asia-Pacific Ministers’ Conference on Housing & UD  Introduction India has been unanimously elected as the President of the UN-Habitat, an organ of the United Nations’ Organisation (UNO) that promotes socially and …

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Technology And Innovation Support Centers | PIB Summary

The Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion (DIPP) and World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)have signed an agreement to establish Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISC). About TISC Program WIPO’s Technology and Innovation Support Centers (TISC) program provides innovators in developing countries with access to locally based, high-quality technology information and related services, helping them to …

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New NIELIT Centre Launched | PIB Summary

Shri Ravi Shankar Prasad, Hon’ble Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology and Law & Justice today inaugurated the NIELIT Bhawan, a new state of the art green building of the National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology ( NIELIT Centre ) at Dwarka, New Delhi. Features of NIELIT Centre NIELIT has endeavoured to lead by example and …

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National Steel Policy | PIB Summary

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for National Steel Policy (NSP) 2017. National Steel Policy | Introduction The new Steel Policy enshrines the long term vision of the Government to give impetus to the steel sector.  It seeks to enhance domestic steel consumption and ensure high quality …

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Indian And Japan On Railway Safety | PIB Summary

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval to the signing the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) with Japan on Railway Safety. The MoC has already been signed in February, 2017. Railway Safety | Areas covered by the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) Track Safety (e.g. rail welding, …

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NITI Aayog – Vision for New India (RSTV debate)

Recently the 3rd meeting of the NITI Aayog’s Governing Council was held at Delhi. With an aim to transform India (as called by the Prime Minister), the NITI Aayog has envisioned an aspiring agenda for the country to be achieved by the year 2032. NITI Aayog | Agenda for 2032 As we know that the five-year plans …

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Eastern Peripheral Expressway | PIB Summary

The Minister of Road Transport & Highways Shri Nitin Gadkari did an aerial survey of the ongoing construction work of the 135 km long Eastern Peripheral Expressway that runs from Kondli – Ghaziabad- Palwal. Eastern Peripheral Expressway | About The Peripheral Expressway Project comprises two expressways –Western Peripheral Expressway (WPE) and Eastern Peripheral Expressway (EPE) connecting NH-1 and NH-2 from …

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First UDAN Flight Under RCS | PIB Summary

The Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will flag off the first UDAN flight under RCS on Shimla-Delhi sector tomorrow. Simultaneously, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi will also flag off the inaugural UDAN flight on Kadapa – Hyderabad and Nanded-Hyderabad sectors. UDAN flight | Background The Ministry of Civil Aviation is committed to providing air connectivity …

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$ 375 Million Loan For Developing National Waterway-1 | PIB Summary

In a major boost towards realising country’s ambitious inland waterways project, the World Bank has approved a $375 million loan for capacity augmentation of National Waterway-1(River Ganga) under Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP).  About National Waterway I The government is developing NW-1 (River Ganga) under JMVP from Haldia to Varanasi (1390 Km) with the technical …

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