Over 3.81 lakh new jobs created in Central govt departments in last two years; railway recruits highest 98,999 people
As many as 46,347 new jobs were created in the Ministry of Defence (civil). Its strength was 42,370 in March 2017 that increased to 88,717 by the same month in 2019.
While the revered Ganga races to the top in the list of rivers on the verge of extinction, unchecked pollution and unsustainable human consumption of our limited resources are fast ensuring that its tributaries are reduced to the same fate. One of the lesser-known victims of this ceaseless human exploitation is the Mandakini river of U.P.’s Chitrakoot district.
The remarks come at a time when projects worth more than Rs 25,000 crore are lying stuck at India's 123 major ports in want of green clearances.
Cabinet reshuffle: Prakash Javadekar may be new defence minister, Suresh Prabhu likely to get environment
If Javadekar is shifted to defence then the country will see the third HRD minister in three years time.
Senior Congress leader Tarun Gogoi on Wednesday said the Rs 2,350 crore package announced by the prime minister for all flood-hit northeastern states was "meagre" and alleged the BJP government in Assam did not present the real situation of the state to Narendra Modi.
In a bid to bolster the communication outreach of 'Swacch Bharat' and 'Ganga Rejuvenation', the government has formed a Committee headed by Arun Jaitley.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday asked the National Green Tribunal (NGT) to take action against industrial units polluting Ganga.