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Narendra Modi releases 8th installment worth over Rs 20,000 crore for PM-Kisan scheme

NEW DELHI:Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday released the eighth installment of over Rs 20,000 crore to more than 9.5 crore farmer beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme on Friday via video-conferencing. Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar, who was present on the occasion, said West bengal has joined the scheme with […]

Modi reviews Covid-19 situation with Empowered Groups,Insurance scheme for frontline health workers extended for six months

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi chaired a meeting to review the functioning of different empowered groups through video conference. The Empowered Group on Economic and Welfare measures made a presentation to PM on steps taken such as extension of PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana. It was discussed that portability enabled due to One […]

Chinese President Xi Jinping writes to Narendra Modi, offers help to fight Covid-19 surge

NEW DELHI: Chinese President Xi Jinping on Friday sent a message of condolences to Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the coronavirus pandemic in India and offered to provide support and help to deal with the current surge of COVID-19 cases in the country. President Xi sent a message of condolences to Prime Minister Modi over […]

Covid-19 related vaccines to be exempted from basic customs duty

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi chaired a meeting to review steps taken to boost oxygen availability in the country. The PM emphasized that there was an immediate need to augment the supply of medical grade oxygen as well as equipment required for patient care both at home and in hospitals. PM stressed […]

Narendra Modi government will continue to provide COVID-19 vaccine free to states

NEW DELHI: The Narendra Modi government’s (Government of India’s) procurement price of both the COVID-19 vaccines remains Rs 150 per dose and the Centre will continue to provide totally free to states, said the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Replying to Congress leader Jairam Ramesh, Ministry of Health said in a tweet “#Unite2FightCorona It […]

Narendra Modi interacts with leading oxygen manufacturers across country

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister (PM) Narendra Modi held a meeting with leading oxygen manufacturers across the country via video conferencing. PM Modi said this time is not only to deal with the challenges, but also to provide solutions in a very short time. PM Modi stressed on the need to maintain good co-ordination between the […]

Narendra Modi interacts with leaders of pharma industry

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi interacted with leaders of pharmaceutical industry via video conferencing. The Prime Minister appreciated the crucial role of the pharma sector in the fight against the pandemic. PM Modi appreciated the way the pharma industry is working even in such trying conditions. PM Modi remarked that it is because of […]

Vibrant Kolkata can lead eastern India”s development: Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: Noting that India historically enjoyed its golden era when its eastern part led the nation, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said on Friday that his government has put maximum emphasis on developing this region and asserted that a vibrant Kolkata can lead its development. Speaking on the occasion of the release of the Hindi […]

Modi cabinet approves production linked incentive scheme for food processing industry

NEW DELHI: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Central Sector Scheme – “Production Linked Incentive Scheme for Food Processing Industry (PLISFPI)” to support creation of global food manufacturing champions commensurate with India’s natural resource endowment and support Indian brands of food products in the international markets with an […]

PLI scheme to boost India’s manufacturing output by $520 billion in 5 years: Narendra Modi

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi addressed a webinar on Production Linked Incentives scheme organized by Department for Promotion of Industry and International Trade and NITI Aayog through video conference. Speaking on the steps taken to boost trade and industry in this year’s Union Budget, the Prime Minister said that over the past 6-7 […]

Narendra Modi inaugurates and lays foundation stone of various development projects in Coimbatore

NEW DELHI: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation the 1000 MW Neyveli New Thermal Power Project and 709 MW Solar Power Project of NLCIL. He laid the foundation stone for design, supply, installation and commissioning of a 5MW grid connected ground based solar power plant at V.O.Chidambaranar Port and for the extension, […]

Narendra Modi inaugurates important Oil & Gas projects and Engineering Colleges in Assam

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicated to the nation INDMAX Unit at Indian Oil’s Bongaigaon Refinery, Oil India Limited’s Secondary Tank Farm at Madhuban, Dibrugarh and a Gas Compressor Station at Hebeda Village, Makum, Tinsukia remotely from Dhemaji in Assam. He also inaugurated the Dhemaji Engineering College and laid the foundation stone for Sualkuchi Engineering […]

Narendra Modi inaugurates several railway projects in West Bengal

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated the extension of Metro Railway from Noapara to Dakshineswar in West Bengal and flagged off the first service on this stretch. He also inaugurated the third line between Kalaikunda and Jhargram. Modi dedicated to the nation the doubling of Azimganj to Khargraghat Road section of Eastern Railway. […]

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