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Government of India


January 2020

FAQs on Novel Coronavirus

Q) What is 2019 Novel Coronavirus? Ans- 2019 Novel Coronavirus, or 2019-nCoV, is a new virus first identified in Wuhan, Hubei Province, China. It is named novel as it has not been previously identified. Q) What is the source of... Continue Reading →

Year-End Review 2019 – Ministry of Power

Electrification of Approximately 2.6 Crores Households Achieved 3,71,985 kms of LT Lines and 1,77,676 Kms of HT Lines (11 KV and 33 KV) Erected Guidelines Issued to all States/UTs to Convert Existing Meters into Smart Ones. more than 9 Lakh... Continue Reading →

Year-End Review 2019 – Ministry of Agriculture, Cooperation and Farmers Welfare

Launch of PM KISAN scheme; 8.12 crore beneficiaries registered till date Launch of farmers’ pension scheme PM Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana; Over 19 lakh beneficiaries registered till date Government constitutes a High Powered Committee of Chief Ministers for ‘Transformation of... Continue Reading →

Year-End Review 2019- Department of Higher Education

In pursuance  Prime Minister's vision for ‘Transforming India’, Ministry of Human Resource Development took a leap forward in transforming education sector with the motto of “सबकोशिक्षा, अच्छीशिक्षा ”(Education for All, Quality Education). In the year of 2019, Dr K. Kasturirangan Committee submitted the Draft National... Continue Reading →

Ministry of Culture: Year End Review 2019

The Ministry of Culture is committed to preserve and promote the rich art and culture of India, both tangible and intangible. Ministry and his autonomous bodies have worked the whole year for this. Commemoration of the 150th Birth Anniversary of... Continue Reading →


MORE THAN 39 LAKHS BENEFICIARIES ENROLLED IN PM-SYM AND MORE THAN 20,000 IN NPS- TRADERS 1,52,778 ESTABLISHMENTS COVERING 1,21,65,587 EMPLOYEES BENEFITTED UNDER PMRPY New Delhi, December 30, 2019 Ministry of Labour and Employment has taken a number of initiatives for... Continue Reading →

Year End Review for Department of Animal Husbandry and Dairying

India commences world’s largest ever vaccination programme to control FMD& Brucellosis in 2019; Aims to provide unique Pashu Aadhar to 535 million animals More than 11 Lakh Artificial Inseminations done under Nationwide Artificial Insemination Programme for breed improvement in 2019... Continue Reading →

Year End Review: Ministry of Science and Technology

India launches “Green Crackers” in its bid to curb air pollution; First Indigenous Fuel Cell System launched DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill - 2019 passed in Lok Sabha India adopted redefined global units of measurement of kilogram, Kelvin,... Continue Reading →

Year-End Review 2019 : Ministry of Railways

Best ever safety record - Zero passenger fatalities during the year; Punctuality performance for Mail/Express trains increased to 75.67%  Union Cabinet approves transformational organisational restructuring of the Indian Railways - A landmark reform initiative Budget 2019 lays roadmap for Railways... Continue Reading →

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