Border Protection Grid

The Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh chaired a meeting with the Chief Ministers of the Indo-Bangladesh Border (IBB) States. The Home Minister, giving highest priority to making borders secure, had earlier conducted border specific review meetings for Indo-China, Indo-Myanmar, Indo-Pakistan borders. The importance of securing the country’s borders and Read More …

Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana

In News: During the latest 23rd interaction through PRAGATI, the Prime Minister reviewed the progress in implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY). Background: In 2015, the Union government announced the launch of the Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY). It is a new programme meant to Read More …

10 New Iconic sites identified under Swachh Iconic Places

A two-day National Consultation of Swachh Iconic Places (SIP) was recently held at New Delhi.  Representatives from 20 Iconic Sites including central and State officials, representatives of iconic places and Corporate and development partners including World Bank took part in the consultations. Initiated as a project to implement Prime Minister’s Read More …

South Asia Regional Training and Technical Assistance Centre

About: SARTTAC is financed mainly by its six member South Asia countries viz. India, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal and Sri Lanka with additional support from Australia, South Korea, European Union and United Kingdom. It will work to support local member countries of South Asia to build human and institutional capacity Read More …

Four sub-schemes under Umbrella Scheme

Context: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval for continuation of Anganwadi Services, Scheme for Adolescent Girls, Child Protection Services and National Crèche Scheme  from 1.4.2017 to 30.11.2018.  These are the sub-schemes under Umbrella Scheme “Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS)” Features: The approved Schemes include: Anganwadi Services Scheme for Read More …