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Gadkari Witnesses High Efficiency Logistic Vehicles in Gothenburg, Sweden

Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways and MSMEs Shri Nitin Gadkari visited the Swedish Logistics Automotive manufacturer ‘Volvo’ in Gothenburg, Sweden today. The Minister saw high-efficiency logistics vehicles (road-trains), LNG trucks, electric trucks, etc. Volvo is one of the world’s largest manufacturers of heavy-duty trucks, construction equipment, buses and heavy-duty […]

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District Skill Committees to work closely with the Center to drive demand-driven skill development initiatives

Role of States to increase substantially in skill development activities Discussion on developing an action plan for better implementation of skilling initiatives and for creating employment opportunities for India’s youth Short Term Training courses to be introduced in ITIs in with due consultation from the State Skill Development Missions (SSDMs) Promoting Self Employment […]

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India and Norway strengthen partnership on blue economy

India’s Minister for Earth Sciences, H.E. Dr Harsh Vardhan, and Norway’s Minister for Climate and Environment, H.E. Mr Sveinung Rotevatn, opened the India-Norway Task Force on Blue Economy for Sustainable Development today. The two countries also commenced a new collaboration on Integrated Ocean Management & Research.   As a part […]

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Services sector shows 23.69% growth in Rupee terms

The Special Economic Zones (SEZs) continue to take the lead in expanding the exports for the country. Even in the midst of volatile global economy, SEZs in India have shown resilience and have achieved 100-billion-dollar worth of exports in FY 2019-20,as on 17thFebruary 2020. It may be mentioned that SEZs […]

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Soil Health Card Day to be Observed Tomorrow

The Soil Health Card Day will be observed tomorrow. It commemorates the day Soil Health Card Scheme was launched by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on February 19, 2015 at Suratgarh, Rajasthan. Coincidentally, the International Year of Soils was celebrated the same year. The objectives of the Soil Health Card […]

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Election Commission of India holds discussions with Legislative Department on Pending Electoral Reforms

Election Commission of India today held detailed discussions with the Legislative Department of Ministry of Law and Justice on various issues of pending electoral reforms. Chief Election Commissioner Shri Sunil Arora, Election Commissioners Shri Ashok Lavasa, Shri Sushil Chandra and senior officers of ECI met Shri Narayan Raju, Secretary of […]

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