Tuesday, February 7, 2023

NITI Aayog

India’s focus should be on reducing dependence on China: Suman Bery

NITI Aayog vice chairman Suman Bery on Sunday said that India’s focus should not be on overall trade deficit with China, instead it should be on reducing New Delhi’s dependence on Beijing for certain critical inputs.According to Bery, the...

Train teachers on hygiene: Centre tells States, UTs

The Central government has asked all the States and Union Territories (UTs) to train school teachers in imparting hygiene education to students, including washing of hands, as well as ensure arrangements for bio-degradable waste management.It also said flexibility has...

National Education Policy promoting mother tongue, regional languages: Minister

Union Minister Dr Subhas Sarkar on Tuesday said that under the National Education Policy (NEP), 2020, the focus is on promoting mother tongue and regional languages.The NEP does not intend to impose Hindi, the minister said while presiding over...

Centre giving substantial attention to NE region: NITI Aayog VC Suman Bery

NITI Aayog Vice Chairperson Suman Bery has said the attention of the government towards India’s Northeast is substantial and political parties are vying with each other to offer attractive platforms for the region, amidst the “assertiveness of China”.Berry made...

Nagaland sitting on wealth of organic products: FM

INAUGURATES ‘NAGALAND CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY & INVESTMENT CONCLAVE 2022’ Union minister of Finance and Corporate Affairs Nirmala Sitharaman who is on a three-day visit to Nagaland on Monday launched several projects under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) and acknowledged Nagaland’s potential...

Covid still not over, precaution dose rate needs a boost: Dr. Paul

As Covid-19 cases rise in the country especially in Delhi and Mumbai, Dr VK Paul, member (Health), NITI Aayog warned that the pandemic is still not over and emphasized the need for people to take precaution dose.“We need to...

NITI Aayog meet: Bhupesh Baghel seeks extension of GST compensation for 5 yrs

Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Bhupesh Baghel Sunday reiterated his demand to the Centre seeking a five-year extension for the compensation paid to states for revenue shortfall due to GST implementation and called for revising the rates of royalty for coal...

JD-U decides not to join Modi govt over ‘insufficient’ berths

The Janata Dal-United (JD-U) on Sunday said it had decided not to join the Narendra Modi government at the Centre after its demand for two ministerial berths was rejected by the BJP.State Education Minister and JD-U leader Vijay Kumar...

Allocate funds for disaster proofing: Patnaik to Centre

Noting that Odisha is impacted by natural disasters almost every year, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Sunday urged the Centre to make it a special focus state and allocate funds for disaster proofing.His remarks came at the seventh NITI...

NITI meet: PM urges states to focus on 3Ts

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday made a strong case for modernising agriculture, animal husbandry and food processing to help the country become self-sufficient and a global leader in the agriculture sector.Modi also asked the states to focus on...