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Modi takes charge as PM; first decision is to release Kisan Nidhi

 The instalment is expected to benefit 9.3 crore farmers and entails distribution of around Rs 20,000 crore.

Launched in 2019, the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme offers eligibl...


World Hypertension Day 2024: Foods You Must Avoid to Stay Safe

 The theme for this year’s World Hypertension Day is “Measure Your Blood Pressure Accurately, Control It, Live Longer.” The idea draws light on the importance of accurate blood pressure measurement and effective hypertension management to reduce the risk of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), particularly in low to middle-income areas. It is all about the significance of ...


National Pollution Control Day 2023: Date, history, significance

National Pollution Control Day 2023: Pollution is one of the pressing issues of the world. Every year, people die due to pollution of various kinds, and it is high time that we become mindful of the way we live and use the resources of the planet to ensure that the future is green and harmless. However, introducing new and harmful elements to nature adds to the rising pollution on a daily bas...


Making our agri-food systems more just, inclusive, and equitable is crucial for the well-being of the planet: President

The President of India, Droupadi Murmu, inaugurated an International Research Conference on 'FROM RESEARCH TO IMPACT: Towards Just and Resilient Agri-Food Systems' in New Delhi on October 9, 2023.

During her speech, the President emphasized the importance of justice in society, regardless of its level of prosperity. She noted tha...


Women’s links with markets must be improved to make robust agri-food systems, vibrant rural communities: Experts

 With Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s emphasis on Nari Shakti (women power) and the G20 New Delhi Leaders’ Declaration clarion call for “women-led development”, experts say now is the ideal time to reinforce gender equality in agri-food systems. Agricultural gender researchers, speaking in a recent webinar, agreed that true commit...


Global Experts Laud Rural Women's Resilience Call for their Leadership in Agri-food Systems

Despite being more negatively impacted than men, rural women proved to be very resilient during the COVID-19 pandemic. In the wake of disruptions in supply chains, closure of markets, and lock-downs causing a short supply of labour force, women stood out by continuing their hard work, taking on additional tasks and upholding the lifeline of agriculture despite being vulnerable to threats and ...


PM lays foundation of International Cricket Stadium in Varanasi

 New Delhi: The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of International Cricket Stadium in Varanasi today. The modern international cricket stadium will be developed in Ganjari, Rajatalab, Varanasi at a cost of about Rs 450 crores and spread across an area of more than 30 acres. 

Addressing the gathering, the Prime Minister expressed delight in getting the opportunity to visit Varanasi once again and remark...


PM thanks all for Constitution Bill 2023

New Delhi: The Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Leader of the House today thanked all political parties for their support and meaningful debate regarding 


Amit Shah expressed gratitude to the PM for the Nari Shakti Vandan Bill

New Delhi: Union Home Minister and Minister of Cooperation, Amit Shah expressed his gratitude to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi for introduction of the Nari Shakti Vandan Bill in the Lok Sabha today by the Central Government, under the leadership of Prime Minister Modi. Through his posts on X, Amit Shah said that today, Prime Minister Narendra Modi has implemented the principle of “यत्र नार्यस्तु पूज्यन्त...


India to increase WHO’s capacities

The World Health Organization (WHO) has released the outcome document of first WHO Traditional Medicine Global Summit 2023 in form of...





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    DC of Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu
    District Collector P Aruna of Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu
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