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  • Scholarships to girls0

    Education Scholarships to Girl Childs in India With a view to promote enrolment of girls in higher educational and technical institutions, Government has taken several initiatives through the University Grant Commission (UGC) and All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE). These initiatives include (i) construction of women’s hostels, (ii) Post Graduate Indira Gandhi scholarship for Single Girl Child, (iii) Swami Vivekananda Single

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  • Re-categorize of Railway stations0

    Railway Stations were categorised into 7 categories which A-1, A, B, C, D, E and F In a major policy decision, Ministry of Railways has comprehensively revised categories of various Railway Stations with a view to make it more practical and rational. This comes after the Minister of Railways & Coal, Shri Piyush Goyal directed

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  • Pendency of RTI appeals0

    Complaints by the Central Information Commission under the RTI Act, 2005 As per the RTI Act, an appeal shall be disposed off within 30 days on the receipt of the appeal by the First Appellate Authority or within such extended period not exceeding a total of 45 days from the date of filing thereof, as

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  • Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 20170

    Push Road Safety through amendment of Motor Vehicles Act Shri Mansukh Mandaviya,  Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways, Shipping and Chemicals & Fertilizers, in a written reply to the Lok Sabha 28.12.2017  informed that Government has introduced Motor Vehicle (Amendment) Bill, 2017 in the Parliament, which has been passed by Lok Sabha and

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  • Benefit of Urban Poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana0

    5,45,090 Affordable Houses Sanctioned for Urban Poor Under PMAY Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs has approved the construction of 5,45,090 more affordable houses for the benefit of urban poor under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) with an investment of Rs. 31,003 crwith central assistance of Rs. 8,107 cr. The approval was given in the

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  • All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) for 2016-170

    Quality, Autonomy, Research and Innovation are major priorities of the Government The Union Minister of Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar released the 8th All India Survey on Higher Education (AISHE) for the year 2016-17 in New Delhi today. On this occasion, he also launched the Survey for the year 2017-18. Speaking on the occasion

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