Applications can be submitted by dowry abused, acid victims, burn victims, rape victims, women saved from maltreatment, living below poverty line, women released from jails, separated women, divorcees and women residing in government and non government shelters besides ‘Anurakshan Grah’.
Maximum age for women of general category has been fixed as 40 years whereas maximum age limit of 45 years for divorcees, separated, scheduled castes and scheduled tribes and also backward class women for the training.
The school, ‘Loktak Elementary Floating School’, was inaugurated as part of the World Wetlands Land celebration on Thursday. The school is a community initiative school for the children, mostly the dropouts, in the floating village of Champu Khangpok in the middle of the Lake. The village has a population of around 460.
The school was opened under an initiative of All Loktak Lake Fishermen’s Union, Manipur (ALLAFUM) with the support of NGO People’s Resources Development Association (PRDA) under a programme of ActionAid India. ...
Research and development groups from 12 different institutes are participating n the three-day meet, where elaborate and in-depth discussions will take place for the final phase of development of this Indian Language Search Engine, named ‘Sandhan’.
The sessions will be held at the Gauhati University and the Cotton State University.
‘Sandhan’ had been in the pipeline for the last several years.
Under the scheme, persons above 15 years age are being imparted workable literacy.
“Efforts are on to achieve 80 percent literacy rate in the state. Forty lakh persons have been made literate under the scheme so far”, said a state government communiqué.
About 26000 motivators have been appointed at gram panchayat level in the state for execution of the literacy programme. A total 17350 adult education centres are under operation in the state. Literacy classes are...
However, when union minister for Road Transport Nitin Gadkari tried his hands on ‘Zindagi kaisi hai paheli haay..’, the famous song of Hrishikesh Mukherjee directed movie Anand of 1970’s during a programme ‘Ek shaam shaheedon ke naam’ organised by a private TV news channel here today he was perhaps speaking his mind knowingly or unknowingly on the state of politics these days.
Trying to compete well with Gadkari chief minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan too impressed the participants with his singing skill. He sang &lsqu...
Gadkari also made an announcement to develop Narmada river as a waterway to encourage water transport. As per an official communiqué, union minister Gadkari said construction of Chambal Express way and Narmada Express way would be undertaken in the state.
He informed people at a function on the occasion that citizens of Madhya Pradesh would get Chhatisgarh to Gujarat connecting facility after construction of this road. He also said that Biaora-Bhopal highway would be converted into an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) Mode. The work w...
On polling day in each of the five states, there will be a "polling day reminder" that will be shown at the top of the News Feed of people who are 18 and above.
"The reminder links to the Election Commission's website where people can find details on their polling booth and other polling day information. People also have the option to share with their friends that they have voted by clicking on the 'Share You Voted&...
He was talking at an interaction with reporters here on the Budget 2017-18 proposals for the coal, power, renewable energy and mines sectors.
In September last year, Goyal had said the government will very soon resolve the issues related to the delayed Teesta power project, the first unit of which was to be commissioned in 2013.
Inaugurating the portal, he said that it will be a "first-of-its-kind online platform" where Global Innovation Index (GII) indicators and India-centric data from various states will be updated periodically.
"This will be a one-stop data warehouse and will track progress on each indicator at the National level and the State level on real-time basis," he said.
'Mera Heart and Cancer Care' is a tailor made product that provides comprehensive cover against all stages of cancer and heart diseases, the company said in a release issued.
The insurance plan along with its flexible and customised coverage offers special benefits for women with special premium rates, it added.
"Financing agreement for credit of $201.50 million for the 'Third Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP III)' was signed with the World Bank here on Tuesday," the Finance Ministry said in a statement.
The project aims at improving quality and equity in engineering institutes in the states and take initiatives to strengthen sector governance and performance, it said.
Responding to members' concerns in the Rajya Sabha, Human Resource Development Minister Prakash Javadekar said the government was aware of the situation and the process was on to fill the vacant posts as early as possible.
"We believe there should be no vacancies. It's a government policy and we have decided to fill up teachers' vacancies according to the rules soon,"...