Government inks $210 million loan agreement with World Bank for Madhya Pradesh Rural Connectivity Project

The Union Government, Madhya Pradesh Government and World Bank have signed $210 million loan agreement for Madhya Pradesh Rural Connectivity Project. The Project aims to improve durability, resilience and safety of gravel surfaced rural roads and enhance capacity of state to manage its rural roads network. Madhya Pradesh Rural Connectivity Project The project will cover Read More…

Adopt  Heritage project: Government awards LoI to 9 agencies for 22 monuments

The Ministry of Tourism has awarded Letters of Intent to 9 agencies for 22 monuments under Phase-IV of Adopt a Heritage Project: Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan Scheme. It was third award ceremony of the scheme conducted by Ministry of Tourism in collaboration with Ministry of Culture and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), State/UTs Governments in Read More…

25 April: World Malaria Day

The World Malaria Day (WMD) is being observed every year on 25 April across the world to recognise the global efforts to control preventable vector borne disease malaria. It also seeks to highlight the need for continued investment and sustained political commitment for elimination and control of malaria. The theme of 2018 WMD is “Ready Read More…

PM Narendra Modi launches Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan at Ramnagar, tribal-dominated district of Madhya Pradesh on the occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day (24 April). The scheme aims to strengthen the country’s Panchayati Raj system and address critical gaps that hinder its success. Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan It is Central Government sponsored scheme that aims Read More…

Government planning to gift obsolete weaponry to friendly countries

The Union Government is planning to gift obsolete weaponry that can be refurbished at minimal cost to friendly countries in a bid to boost defence cooperation with them. Specific military platforms being looked under this proposal are artillery guns, armoured vehicles, helicopters, naval patrol vehicles and radar systems that are obsolete or nearing obsolescence. Significance Read More…