50000 Gram panchayats ranked

In partnership with State Governments, Department of Rural Development has completed the ranking of 50,000 Gram Panchayats on parameters of physical infrastructure, human development and economic activities. The detailed ranking may be seen at missionantyodaya.nic.in. Other relevant data with regard to household deprivations as per Socio Economic Census, physical infrastructure as per the Census 2011 […]

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Good governance conference in Guwahati concludes

The two-day Regional Conference on Good Governance and Replication of Best Practices concluded in Guwahati today. Addressing the Valedictory session, Secretary Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), Government of India, Shri K. V. Eapen said a huge participation is manifestation of officials taking interest in initiating Good Governance all across the country. Shri […]

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Indian President address Indian Engineering Congress

The President of India, Shri Ram Nath Kovind, graced and addressed the valedictory function of the 32nd Indian Engineering Congress organised by the Institution of Engineers (India) in Chennai today (December 23, 2017). Speaking on the occasion, the President said that a spirit of inquiry and of evidence-based policy – and an abiding faith in […]

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Evidence based decision making

Recognizing the importance of outcome-based monitoring to track progress on national priorities and the ambitious Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) and the United Nations in India unveiled a plan to closely collaborate on leveraging technology for evidence-based decision-making. Speaking at a seminar on Leveraging Technology for Evidence Based […]

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Election Commission receives complaint against Rahul Gandhi and TV channels for telecast of his interview

Election Commission today received Reports & Complaints to the effect that some of TV channels in Gujarat have displayed interview given by Sh. Rahul Gandhi of Indian National Congress, in which Sh. Rahul Gandhi has been talking about election to Legislative Assembly of Gujarat, which are currently in progress and for which 2nd phase of […]

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Lots of expectations from winter session of Parliament

Winter Session will provide a total of 14 sittings spread over a period of 21 days including four Private Members’ days Addressing floor leaders of parties in the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha here today, ahead of Winter Session of Parliament beginning tomorrow, Prime Minister of India, Shri Narendra Modi said that it is important […]

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India re-elected in IMO for 2 years

India has been re-elected to the Council of the International Maritime Organization [IMO] under Category “B” at the 30th session of the Assembly of the IMO held in London on 01 December, 2017. The IMO Council consists of 40 member countries. In Categories “A” and “B” there are 10 members each and in Cateogary “C” […]

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Sarpanchs of J&K visit Delhi

Twenty-two Sarpanchs of Kishwar district of Jammu & Kashmir visited Delhi as part of a Capacity Building Tour organised by the Army. During their two days’ visit to Delhi, the Sarpanchs visited the Indian Agricultural Research Institute, PUSA where they were introduced to the latest developments in the field of agriculture. They were also introduced […]

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Clean India Mission prioritises behavioural change

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Sardar Patel’s relevance today

*Guru Prakash “Work is worship but laughter is life. Anyone who takes life too seriously must prepare himself for a miserable existence. Anyone who greets joys and sorrows with equal facility can really get the best of life.” This statement can easily be mistaken as a thoughtful musing of a spiritual saint who has renounced […]

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