At least one in four science ministry officials should be scientists with current domain expertise: Draft policy
If the draft policy is accepted, this could mean the lateral entry of experts at mid-level jobs in STEM fields.
Logistics at many stages have been worked out keeping this target temperature in mind to meet storage availability.
Nirmala Sitharaman's first COVID-19 stimulus sheds moral baggage for morale booster, but fiscal puzzles remain
There is plenty to celebrate for MSMEs and other entities covered under Nirmala Sitharaman's first package of details to flesh out Prime Minister Narendra Modi's Rs 20-lakh-crore stimulus
The government has provided Rs 34,800 crore financial assistance using digital payment infrastructure to about 39 crore beneficiaries under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Package (PMGKP) to protect them from the impact of COVID-19 lockdown
As migrant workers prepare to leave megacities, fixing gaps in PDS and DBT will be key to preventing large scale unrest back home
The shramik trains can take a few thousand of migrant workers back to their home towns. For the rest, whose numbers will still be considerable, their main problem, as lockdown continues, will be hunger, not the virus, and a further deepening of existing social and income inequalities.
Issuing fresh guidelines for the second phase of the lockdown, which will be in effect till 3 May, the government on Wednesday said important financial services like banking and insurance will continue to function during the period to help people meet their financial needs
Coronavirus Outbreak: No dearth of cash, prepared to meet any demand during nationwide lockdown, say bankers
Banks have enough cash to meet any demand in view of nationwide lockdown and Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) commitments under Rs 1.7 lakh crore Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana package
More than 32 cr poor receive Rs 29,352 cr aid under Garib Kalyan Yojana; fintech, digital technology in place for swift transfer to beneficiary
A finance ministry statement on Monday said the swift implementation of the package is being continuously monitored by central and state governments.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Govt to deposit Rs 1,000 in women PMJDY accounts in next two months in equal instalments
Urging people not to believe rumours, the finance ministry on Thursday said Rs 500 has been deposited in each PMJDY account held by women for April and Rs 1,000 more will be given over the next two months in equal instalments
Coronavirus Outbreak: Banks to commence remitting Rs 500 per month to women PMJDY account holders from tomorrow
Banks to commence remitting Rs 500 per month to women PMJDY (Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana) account holders from tomorrow
The rapid testing labs, able to test around 1,400 samples per day, will be set up Delhi-NCR and Bhubaneswar.
Budget 2020: Access to uninterrupted and affordable electricity will be key to achieve India’s $5 trillion economy goal
India will not be able to achieve a self-sustaining energy future without disruption in its energy distribution model
Government expected to push the pedal for agri reforms; here's a list of centre's schemes that can help
With an increased focus on addressing the systemic challenges in the agriculture sector, the upcoming Budget may see greater attention on the agriculture sector covering policy reforms and technical intervention.
Reforms unleashed by Narendra Modi govt will make country very competitive; India's story has just begun: NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant
India, under Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was moving fast on the track of ease of doing business, the NITI Aayog CEO said
Nirmala Sitharaman says Centre to form about 10,000 farmer produce organisations; urges state govts to push for eNAM, dismantle APMCs
Addressing the 6th World Congress on Rural and Agri Finance, Sitharaman said the government has put rural and farmer development on a larger map
Centre launches fertiliser DBT 2.0 initiatives, to transfer over Rs 70,000-cr subsidy directly to farmers' bank accounts
The government has been able to curb leakage and black marketing of fertilisers because of the DBT, he said.
LPG subsidy after Budget 2019: Govt proposes 13.32% hike in total allocation at Rs 3,01,694 cr to help farmers
The government's subsidy bill on food, fertiliser and fuel is estimated to go up by 13.32 per cent to Rs 3,01,694 crore in the current fiscal.
Economic Survey 2019 presents good overview, but should not be read as precursor to Sitharaman's maiden Budget
The Economic Survey also takes a view that the NPA issue is behind us and hence banks can now lend.
Tribal affairs ministry launches e-governance website DBT Tribal to track and fulfill welfare schemes
Arjun Munda, minister for tribal affairs launches e-governance initiatives for welfare of schedule tribes
The government is seriously thinking of giving fertiliser subsidy directly to farmers under the second phase of implementation of direct benefit transfer (DBT) scheme, a senior fertiliser ministry official said on Thursday