Mahila E-Haats

Mahila E-Haats Posted On: 06 Mar 2021 , Delhi  “Mahila E-haat”, is an online marketing platform for women entrepreneurs. Government has promoted platforms such as Government e-Market Place (GeM) and e-market place managed by National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) to support the entrepreneurs. The list of vendors registered at Mahila E-haat has been allocated to … Read more

Sakhi/One Stop Centres

Sakhi/One Stop Centres Posted On: 06 March 2021, Delhi 733 One Stop Centres (OSCs) have been approved for 730 districts, out of which. 700 have become operational in 35 States/ UTs. As per the Scheme guidelines, the women affected by violence and in distress are provided with a range of integrated services under one roof … Read more

Review of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Scheme

Review of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) Scheme Posted On: 06 March 2021 , Delhi As per the evaluation report of NITI Aayog, Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP) scheme has been able to generate significant mass- mobilisation to eliminate gender discrimination and valuing the girl child and the scheme has been able to develop many good practices … Read more

Government Initiatives for Women and Children

Initiatives for Women and Children Posted On 6th March 2021, Delhi Ministry of Women and Child Development in order  to promote and enable women to access education, health and financial services, has  taken initiatives  which includes various legislations such as the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009, the Code on Wages, 2019, the … Read more

Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana Women beneficiaries

Number of Women Benefited Under PMMVY Posted On: 06th March 2021, Delhi The Ministry of Women and Child Development implements Centrally Sponsored Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) with effect from 01.01.2017. Maternity benefits amounting to Rs.5931.95 crores (including Central and State share) have been paid to 1.75 crores eligible beneficiaries during the last three … Read more

The Union Minister Piyush Goyal directs BIS( Bureau of Indian Standards) to reduce testing fees for “MSME, Start Ups and Women

The Union Minister Shri Piyush Goyal directs BIS( Bureau of Indian Standards) to reduce testing fees for “MSME, Start Ups and Women Entrepreneurs” to encourage ease of doing business “SPEED, SKILL, SCALE & STANDARD”, should be the new National Mantra of progress:  Shri Piyush Goyal Producing the products of best quality and standards and accepting … Read more

Air India cancels its pilots’ leaves with immediate effect

Air India cancels its pilots’ leaves with immediate effect New Delhi, March 1, 2021: India’s national carrier, Air India, on Monday issued an order for its pilots stating that all their leaves stand to be cancelled with immediate effect. “All leaves for cockpit crew stands withdrawn with immediate effect. However, leave may be granted in … Read more

Prime Minister Narendra Modi to receive the CERA Week global energy and environment leadership award .

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will receive the CERAWeek global energy and environment leadership award during an annual CERAWeek Conference-2021. The award is given to him for his commitment to sustainability in energy and the environment. The CERAWeek Conference-2021 will be held virtually from March 1 to 5, 2021. It is an annual international conference that … Read more

ISRO’s PSLV-C51 launches Brazil’s Amazonia-1 satellite

March 1,2021 ,Delhi India’s Polar rocket has successfully launched Amazonia-1 of Brazil and 18 other satellites from the spaceport here, in the first mission of the year for space agency ISRO. The Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle PSLV-C51 lifted from the first launch pad of the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SHAR) and first injected into orbit … Read more

A book titled “Advantage India: The Story of Indian Tennis” by Anindya Dutta

Anindya Dutta, a banker turned author, penned a new book titled “Advantage India: The Story of Indian Tennis”, a chronicle of Indian Tennis. Advantage India is a well-researched account of the journey of Indian tennis, with a special section on the Doubles game and on women’s tennis in India. The book is published by Westland … Read more