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Statue of Unity PM Modi to inaugurate Patel's giant, police detain protesters ahead of it

As one moves from Vadodara to the Sardar Sarovar Dam, the whole 90-km stretch of the newly-made four-lane highway showcases posters and banners featuring Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel. Most of these posters are proud exclamations of unveiling the world’s tallest statue. As one enters the Sardar Sarovar project, one notices the …

Karnataka to give zero-interest loans to vendors

Karnataka’s Cooperation Department plans to give out ‘Badavara Bandhu’ and ‘Kayakaka’ schemes to help the poor and strengthen self-help groups (SHGs) in the State. ‘Badavara Bandhu’ is a programme to help street vendors and hawkers get easy capital to conduct business. ‘Kayakaka’ is exclusively for SHGs, said Karnataka Minister for Cooperation Bandeppa Kashempur. “These schemes …

unity

Over 27,000 people on Saturday came to see the Statue of Unity in Gujarat’s Narmada district, the highest since the Sardar Patel memorial was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on October 31 and opened to the public on November 1. The statue, constructed on an islet near the Sardar Sarovar Dam in Kevadiya, at 182 meters is the tallest such structure in …

Namami Gange Programme

Creating River-Front Development:-28 River-Front Development projects and 33 Entry level Projects for construction, modernization,and renovation of 182 Ghats and 118 crematoria has been commenced. River Surface Cleaning:-River Surface cleaning for deposition of floating solid waste from the surface of the Ghats and River and its disposal are afoot and pushed into service at 11 locations. …

digi yatra policy

The Ministry of Civil Aviation has introduced the Policy on the biometric-based digital processing of passengers at Airports called “Digi Yatra”. DigiYatra envisages a connected ecosystem improving the seamless travel experience for the passengers and simultaneously improving the security. Objectives Every passenger, (Indian citizens and foreigners) become a “Digi Yatri” and enjoys the facilities and benefits …

indian foreign service

The Indian Foreign Service is the administrative diplomatic civil service in Group A of the Central Civil Services of the executive branch of the Government of India. It is taken to be one of the two premier Civil Services (the other being the IAS), as an appointment to IFS renders a person ineligible to reappear …

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 …

National Centre for Antarctic and Ocean Research

The National Centre for Polar and Ocean Research (NCPOR) was set up as an autonomous Research and Development Institution of the Ministry of Earth Sciences (formerly Department of Ocean Development), Government of India on the 25th May 1998. With a mission mandate that is quite problematic, the Centre is designated as the apex organization for …

national institute of ocean technology

The National Institute of Ocean Technology (NIOT) was set up in November 1993 as an autonomous society under the Ministry of Earth Sciences, Government of India. NIOT is managed by a Governing Council and the Director is the pioneer of the Institute. The major focus of starting NIOT under the Ministry of Earth Sciences is …

hindustan aeronautics limited

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is an Indian state-owned aerospace and defense company headquartered in Bangalore, India. It is governed under the management of the Indian Ministry of Defence. The government-owned corporation is majorly involved in the operations of the aerospace and is currently involved in the design, fabrication, and assembly of aircraft, jet engines, helicopters, …

export credit guarantee corporation of india limited

ECGC Ltd. (Formerly Export Credit Guarantee Corporation of India Ltd.), completely owned by Government of India, was set up in 1957 with the objective of encouraging exports from the country by providing Credit Risk Insurance and related services for exports. It operates under the administrative control of Ministry of Commerce & Industry and is managed …

Central Road Research Institute

Road and road transport opportunities give a very mandatory means for the social, economic and technological advancement of any nation, to helps smooth traffic operation for better, sustainable and safe roads. The common Central Road Research Institute, popularly known as CRRI, is a leading national research institute in highways, traffic, and transportation planning and related …