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The Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Shri C.R. Chaudhary has said that cleanliness is the first step for development and people should inculcate the habit of cleanliness into their daily life. Shri Chaudhary stated this while distributing prizes to the winners of various Swachhta activities performed during Swachhta Pakhwada from 16th -28th February, 2018 in New Delhi today. Trophies were awarded to the cleanest Depot in FCI, CWC and CRWC. A Running Trophy to most clean section in this Department was also given. Prizes were distributed to winners of Essay Writing Competition on Swachhta. The contractual Safai Karmcharis were also felicitated for their outstanding contribution for maintaining Swachhta in this Department. Shri Ravikant, Secretary, Department of Food & Public Distribution and other officials from the Department ware also present on the occasion. Shri Ram Vilas Paswan, Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution inaugurated the Swachhta Pakhwada by administering Swachhta Oath to the officials in the Department in the presence of the Minister of State for Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Shri C R Chaudhary and Secretary, Department of Food & Public Distribution, Shri Ravikant. Swachhta Oath was followed by cleanliness drive in the Krishi Bhawan premises by Shri Ram Vilas Paswan, Shri C R Chaudhary, Shri Ravikant and other officers and staff in the Department. During the Swachhta Pakhwada which was organized from 16th -28th February, 2018 various activities/events like Swachhta Oath, play on Swachhta, Swachhta awareness rally along with Swachhta activities, Nukkad Natak, recording and reviewing of old records, essay writing competition were also carried out at the HQ’s of offices/ organizations of this Department and in all the regional offices all over the country.

DefExpo Event and Theme DefExpo India has become one of the largest events of its kind in the world for the last 10 years. The 10th edition of DefExpo is being held in Chennai from 11 to 14 April 2018 and there is tremendous response to the event. The location of the event is Tiruvidanthal, Kancheepuram…

Shri Radha Mohan Singh noted great initiatives of the Federal Government of Nigeria

Krishi Bhawan, New Delhi:   Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister Shri Radha Mohan Singh said that India has noted with great interest the new initiatives of the Federal Government of Nigeria, particularly the Green Alternative initiative – a roadmap to make Nigeria self-sufficient in agriculture and a major exporter of agricultural products. He said it today…

India and Morocco sign MoU for enhanced cooperation in healthcare

India and Morocco signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for enhanced cooperation in the health sector, here today. Shri J P Nadda, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare and Dr. Abdelkader Amara, Ministry of Health, Kingdom of Moroccosigned the MoU in the presence of senior officers from the Union Health Ministry and a high level…

Trump praises Modi, India’s growth story at APEC Summit in Vietnam

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday praised India’s “astounding” growth after it opened its economy and also lauded Prime Minister Narendra Modi, saying he has been working successfully to bring the vast country and its people together. Trump praised PM Modi for bringing the country’s people “together as one…very, very successfully”. At the same time, in what…

श्री अश्विनी कुमार चौबे, केन्‍द्रीय स्‍वास्‍थ्‍य एवं परिवार कल्‍याण राज्‍य मंत्री अर्जेंटीना के राष्‍ट्र दिवस के अवसर पर मुख्‍य अतिथि ।

  श्री अश्विनी कुमार चौबे, केन्‍द्रीय स्‍वास्‍थ्‍य एवं परिवार कल्‍याण राज्‍य मंत्री आज अर्जेंटीना के राजदूत आवास में अर्जेंटीना के राष्‍ट्र दिवस के अवसर पर मुख्‍य अतिथि थे । अर्जेंटीना की राजदूत सुश्री मारिया क्रिस्टिना व्‍येलची, विदेश मंत्रालय के अपर सचिव और अन्‍य वरिष्‍ठ अधिकारियों ने श्री चौबे का उनके आगमन पर हार्दिक स्‍वागत किया…

Arun Jaitley in US: “Positive mood about India in US”

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, who is on a week-long visit to the US, said American investors have a very clear understanding of the reforms that India is undertaking to expand its economy. Mr Jaitley is leading a high-powered Indian delegation to attend the annual meeting of the International Monetary Fund and the World bank.  He has…