A bill to exclude bamboo from the definition of "tree" under the Indian Forest Act was passed by the Lok Sabha. This will be the amendment to Indian Forest Act, 1927. Environment, Forest, and Climate Change Minister Harsh Vardhan said the changes in law would encourage bamboo plantation by farmers. The bill permits felling and. . . . .
Renowned artist Nagji Patel passed away, He was a well-known artist born in Gujarat in 1937. Nagaji Patel was one of the renowned sculptors of our country. Nagaji Patel has been a distinguished artist not only in this country but also because of his efforts in the whole world, he has also been an outstanding contribution to. . . . .
The Union Cabinet approved a new skill development scheme having an outlay of Rs 1,300 crore with an aim to create jobs in the organized textile and related sectors. The decision was taken at a meeting of the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.The scheme will cover the entire value. . . . .
The Ministry of New and Renewable Energy has proposed SRISTI — Sustainable Rooftop Implementation for Solar Transfiguration of India — the scheme to incentivize the installation of rooftop solar projects in India.The proposed scheme aims to achieve a national solar rooftop target of 40 GW till 2021-2022. It is proposed. . . . .
The Union Minister of Communications, Manoj Sinha today launched DARPAN – “Digital Advancement of Rural Post Office for A New India” Project to improve the quality of service, add value to services and achieve “financial inclusion” of the unbanked rural population. Objective: The goal of the IT modernization. . . . .
In a move aimed at combating black money stashed abroad, India signed an agreement with Switzerland on December 21, that would allow automatic sharing of tax-related information from January 1 next year, the CBDT said.'With the completion of the parliamentary procedure in Switzerland and signing of the mutual agreement,. . . . .
Patanjali has been ranked as India's most trusted Fast Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) Brand by the Brand Trust Report India Study 2017 and has been announced as the most attractive brand in India.Patanjali has been ranked as India's most trusted FMCG Brand in a study covering 11000 brands across 16 cities by The Brand Trust Report. . . . .