Govt. Initative

Resilient Kerala Program – resilience against the impacts of natural disasters and climate change

The 2018 floods and landslides in Kerala led to severe impact on property, infrastructure, and lives and livelihoods of people. One sixth of the State’s population – about 5.4 million people – were affected while 1.4 million were displaced from their homes, especially the poor and vulnerable segments of the ...

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Crackdown on Unauthorised Occupants of Public Premises

In a crackdown on the unauthorised occupants of residential accommodations in public premises, the Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has given a go ahead to introduce “The Public Premises (Eviction of Unauthorised Occupants) Amendment Bill, 2019”. The decision is yet another reflection of the Government’s ...

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People friendly AADHAAR

Impact: The decision would enable UIDAI to have a more robust mechanism to serve the public interest and restrain the misuse of Aadhar. Subsequent to this amendment, no individual shall be compelled to provide proof of possession of Aadhaar number or undergo authentication for the purpose of establishing his identity ...

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India and World Bank sign $287 million loan agreement for the Tamil Nadu Health System Reform Programme

The Tamil Nadu Health System Reform Program by Central government will support the state to: develop clinical protocols and guidelines; achieve national accreditation for primary, secondary, and tertiary-level health facilities in the public sector; strengthen physicians, nurses and paramedics through continuous medical education; strengthen the feedback loop between citizens and ...

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Fees wave off for SC/ST candidates in Jan Shikshan Sansthans: Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship

Fee for SC/ST candidates, who join vocational training under Jan Shikshan Sansthans (JSS), operating under the aegis of Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, has been waived off. This was decided in the first review meeting held by Union Minister for Skill Development and EntrepreneurshipDr. Mahendra Nath Pandey with senior ...

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