UK pledges to help flood victims in Pakistan’s rural Sindh

He discussed with the Government of Pakistan how the UK can help the country transition to cleaner energy, emphasizing that with the UK’s world-leading expertise in this area, it can help Pakistan make the most of the opportunities from the rapidly falling cost of renewables.

NZ tourism’s Wikipedia problem: Fox Glacier page dominated by deaths, rural NZ non-existent

Dickison said Wikipedia could not be used as a marketing tool for businesses, but tourism operators could use online travel guidebook Wikivoyage and image library Wikimedia Commons for free, saving them thousands on their own website that would not have the same reach.

Gujarat govt to provide interest-free loans to women

The Gujarat government on Sunday said it will launch a special scheme to provide interest-free loans to promote self-employment among women in the time of COVID-19 pandemic on September 17, birthday of Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Under the Mukhyamantri Mahila Kalyan Scheme (MMKS), loans of Rs one lakh will be given to women self-help groups […]

Capital convergence helps boost poverty reduction

Social policy credit has been promoted by the determination of the Government and the coordination of ministries and sectors. In its resolutions submitted to the National Assembly for approval on middle-term public investment in the 2016-2020 period and other yearly public investment plans, the Government has paid much attention to the allocation of capital to […]

PMAY-G: PM Narendra Modi to inaugurate 1.75 lakh houses in Madhya Pradesh on September 12

The scheme has provisions for convergence with other schemes of Centre and State/UTs for providing LPG connection under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Scheme, electricity connection, access to safe drinking water under Jal Jeevan Mission, etc. Madhya Pradesh Government, through its “Samridh Paryavas Abhiyaan”, has dovetailed 17 other schemes like social security, pension scheme, ration card, Prime […]

Saharanpur wood carvers to begin a new chapter with wooden toys

He said that the project will be linked to the NRLM, seeking financial assistance from NABARD. He further said that Chennapattanam in Karnataka is famous for wooden toys and efforts are underway to bring a trainer from there for basic training of toy-making and to educate artisans about other aspects including its marketing.

Jairam Ramesh: 2014 land Act will take us back to 1894!

When we were in power, this is what the BJP used to tell us. There is discontent, there is disquiet and I think the government should move in a careful manner and take various people into consideration, take people on board, not smear people and call their patriotic credentials into question. This is not the […]

Re: Alleged violation of public trust against NEMA by Reps committee on emergency, disaster preparedness

It was true that WFP offered to import the Rice at N11,500/bag. This price assumed zero duty. It is important to note that imported rice attracts a 60% duty and levy. The Government proposed that WFP should buy locally at market rates instead of importing at concessional rates. This means they had a shortfall in […]

Indian Railways generate over 8 lakh man-days of work under Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan

The Railways has generated 8,09,046 man-days of work till September 4 under Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyaan in six states viz. Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh, the Ministry said on Tuesday. Piyush Goyal, Minister of Railways and Commerce & Industry is closely monitoring the progress made in these projects and generation of […]

Education tool for economic development in the face of COVID-19

ALSO READ: You can’t bar Oyo Gov from coming to Ekiti, Olujimi tells Fayose In order to ensure that information communication technology ecosystem is effectively utilised, Governor Diri on Wednesday, August 26, signed the Information Technology Development Agency Law. According to David Peterson, “there is no such thing as a leap into literacy”. So, Diri is […]