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National Education Day being observed today to mark Maulana AbulKalam Azad's birth anniversary

November 11 is the National Education Day. The day is observed each year on November 11 to commemorate the birth anniversary of first Union Minister of Education Maulana AbulKalam Azad. In 2008, the Union HRD Ministry had said November 11 as National Education Day, since then it is being celebrated as the National Education Day, without declaring …

Chhattisgarh polls14% voting in initial hours

Chhattisgarh polls: 14% voting in initial hours Polling in 18 assembly constituencies in the first phase of the Chhattisgarh elections commenced on a slow note on Monday with about 14 percent of the electorate casting their votes in the first few hours, a poll official said. An improvised explosive device (IED) was detonated early morning …

Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana

“Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana” is an elaborated part of Soil Health Management (SHM) of major project National Mission of Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA). InPKVY Organic farming is promoted through the adoption of the organic village by cluster approach and PGS certification. Expected outcomes The Scheme envisages: Promotion of commercial organic production through certified organic farming. The …

swabhiman scheme

Swabhimaan” is a path-breaking project by the Union Government and the Indian Banks’ Association to bridge the economic gap between rural and urban India. This campaign is a massive step towards socio-economic equality by bringing the underprivileged segments of the Indian population into the formal banking fold for the first time. The mission for this programme is the social …

rajghat samadhi committee

Rajghat is a memorial in loving memory to Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi (Mahatma Gandhi). It is located on the banks of the Yamuna River on Mahatma Gandhi Road. It’s a black marble platform where last rites of Mahatma Gandhi were performed after their demise on 31st January 1948. It is an open-air memorial of Mahatma Gandhi …

National Digital Repository for Museums of India

Museums are a repository of a nation’s culture as they had explicit examples of the proof of the development of a country’s culture and heritage over a period of time. There are around 1,000 museums in India. These covers museums under the Central Government, State governments, District level Museums, Museums under universities as well as …

indian council of historical research

The Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) is an autonomous body controlled by the Ministry of Human Resource Development, which had been established by an Administrative Order of the then Ministry of Education. The body, over many years, has granted financial assistance to the historians and direction to the research scholars in their multifarious topics …

Doordarshan

Doordarshan (abbreviated in English as DD) is an autonomous public service broadcaster launched by the Government of India, which is owned by the Broadcasting Ministry of India and is one of two divisions of Prasar Bharati. It is one of India’s biggest broadcasting organizations in terms of studio and transmitter infrastructure, having been set up …

Ministry of Culture

The Ministry of Culture is the Indian government ministry responsible with the preservation and promotion of art and culture. Mahesh Sharma is the present Minister of Culture. Recently the government has established the National Mission on Libraries India under this ministry. The importance of the Ministry of Culture revolves around the functions like preservation and …

Handicrafts and Handlooms Exports Corporation of India Limited

Handicrafts and Handlooms Export Corporation of India is an agency of Ministry of Textiles, Government of India established in 1958 with the main goal is to undertake exports of handicrafts, handlooms products, khadi and products of village industries from India and to undertake special promotional measures. HHEC, a Govt of India Ministry of Textile company …

Khadi Karigar Scheme - Janashree Bima Yojna

A Group Insurance Scheme for khadi workers, namely, “Khadi Karigar Janashree Bima Yojana” was established during X Five Year Plan through KVIC on 15th August 2003 By the Government of India (in the erstwhile Ministry of Small Scale Industries and Agro & Rural Industries),  with LIC of India as insurers. The projects cover spinners, weavers, …

All-India-Radio

As India’s National Broadcaster and also the major Public Service Broadcaster, All India Radio (AIR) has been helping to inform, educate and entertain the masses since its inception, truly living up to its motto – ‘Bahujan Hitaya: Bahujan Sukhaya’. One of the biggest broadcasting organizations in the world in terms of the number of languages of …