Government e-Marketplace (GeM) under Department of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Government of India and Steel Authority of India (SAIL), signed an MoU to set up GeM Organizational Transformation Team (GOTT)Project Management Unit (PMU)in New Delhi.
The MoU was signed by S. Suresh Kumar, Additional CEO, GeM and Harinand Rai, Director (Technical), SAIL.
With this MoU, SAIL has become the first PSU to establish GOTT PMU for transforming their procurement landscape and increasing their footprint on GeM.
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare exchanged Memorandum of Understanding (MoUs) with the Ministry of AYUSH, Ministry of Defence and Ministry of Railways to strengthen inter-ministerial coordination and efforts towards Tuberculosis-free India by 2025.
Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare presided over the MoU exchange ceremony in presence ofShriShripadYessoNaik, Union Minister of State for AYUSH (I/C) and Minister of State for Defence and Shri Ashwini Kumar Choubey, Minister of State (HFW).
The MoU between the Ministry of Health and Ministry of Ayush was exchanged by Ms. Preeti Sudan, Secretary (HFW) and ShriVaidyaKotecha, Secretary (AYUSH). ShriVikasSheel, Joint Secretary (HFW) exchanged the MoUs with Dr. K Sridhar, Executive Director (Railways) and Col Bal Singh Sisodia (Defence) respectively.
The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Dr. Ramesh Pokhriyal “Nishank” launched ‘Paramarsh’ – a University Grants Commission (UGC) scheme for Mentoring National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) Accreditation Aspirant Institutions to promote Quality Assurance in Higher Education in New Delhi.
This “Paramarsh” scheme will target 1000 Higher Education Institutions for mentoring with a specific focus on quality as enumerated in the UGC “Quality Mandate”. Mentor-Mentee relationship will not only benefit both the institutions but also provide quality education to the 3.6 crore students who are enrolling to Indian Higher Education system at present.
Union Minister Prakash Javadekar inaugurated the 10th Jagran Film Festival in an event held at Siri Fort Auditorium in New Delhi.
The event was attended by several stars of the Film Industry including Shri Anil Kapoor, Shri Ketan Mehta, Ms. Farah Khan, Shri Shobu Yarlagadda, Shri Rajeev Masand, among others.
Purnendu S. Mishra, Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS) Officer of 1982 Batch, took over as new Member Traffic (MT) of Railway Board and Ex-officio Secretary to the Government of India.
Prior to joining this post, Shri Mishra was the General Manager (GM) of South Eastern Railway (SER) and Eastern Railway (ER).
Ministry of AYUSH and Ministry of Health & Family Welfare have signed MoU today to forge inter-sectoral convergence at the level of policy, planning and programme implementation for an accelerated response towards “Tuberculosis Free India” initiative.
The intended collaboration between the two Ministries aims at the development of linkages and integration of TB care services within the infrastructure and institutional network of AYUSH.
The MoU with the Central TB Division of the Ministry of Health & Family Welfare outlines the scope and extent of AYUSH involvement in sensitization, awareness generation, capacity building of AYUSH institutions and health service providers in the areas of TB diagnosis, control and management.
The Supreme Court has constituted a high powered committee to urgently frame and implement an emergency response plan for the protection of these species.
The 3 member panel constitutes Dr Deepak Apte, Dr Asad R Rahmani and Dr Dhananjai Mohan.
Nelson Mandela International Day is observed on 18th July.
Nelson Mandela International Day celebrates the idea that each individual has the power to transform the world and the ability to make an impact.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has trimmed India’s growth forecast for the current financial year to 7% from 7.2% estimated earlier.
India is expected to grow by 7% in 2019 and 7.2% in 2020 slightly slower than projected in April according to the Asian Development Outlook 2019.
Anish Bhanwala claimed the gold medal in 25m rapid fire pistol competition to continue India's dominance in the ISSF Junior World Cup in Suhl, Germany.
Russian Egor Ismakov won the silver medal in the event with 23, while Florian Peter of Germany bagged bronze with 19.