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March 8, 2021

More than 81% account holders are Women under Stand Up India Scheme



New Delhi – Ministry of Finance, in the past seven years has launched various Schemes which have special provisions for empowerment of women. These Schemes have financially empowered women to lead a better life and chase their dreams of being an entrepreneur. As we are celebrating International Women’s Day , today , on 8th March 2021, we take a look at various schemes initiated by the Ministry of Financewhich have benefitted the women in India. Stand-Up India Scheme – Stand

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March 5, 2021

Make in India, Make for the world : PM Modi



New Delhi – The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi addressed a webinar on Production Linked Incentives scheme organized by Department for Promotion of Industry and International Trade and NITI Aayog through video conference. Speaking on the steps taken to boost trade and industry in this year’s Union Budget, the Prime Minister said that over the past 6-7 years, several successful efforts have been made to encourage Make in India at different levels. He stressed on the need to take a

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March 2, 2021

Manpreet Vohra appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to Australia



New Delhi – Manpreet Vohra , presently Ambassador of India to Mexico, has been appointed as the next High Commissioner of India to Australia. Ambassador Manpreet Vohra was born in Amritsar and grew up in Shimla and Chandigarh.e is expected to take up the assignment shortly. Ambassador Vohra joined the Indian Foreign Service in 1988 and first served in various capacities in Missions in Hong Kong, China and Mongolia. He then spent a year as a Chevening Scholar at the

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March 1, 2021

India has crossed 1.47 Crore COVID19 vaccine



New Delhi – The countrywide vaccination drive was rolled out on 16th Jan 2021 and vaccination of the Frontline Workers (FLWs) started from 2nd Feb 2021. The next phase of COVID-19 vaccination has commenced from today for those who are over 60 years of age and for people aged 45 and above with specified co-morbid conditions. 25 Lakh potential beneficiaries registered on the Co-Win portal today. Out of this, 24.5 Lakh are citizens and the rest are Healthcare Workers and

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March 1, 2021

3,13,668 Domestic Passengers fly on 28th February



New Delhi – Number of domestic passengers on 28th February 2021 rose to 3,13,668 on 2,353 flights, Shri Hardeep S Puri, MoS, I/C, Civil Aviation said. He added that this is the highest since resumption of domestic flights on 25th May 2020. Total flight movements on 28th February 2021 were 4699. The total number of footfalls on airports was 6,17,824. In the wake of Covid-19 pandemic, domestic flight operations were ceased with effect from midnight (11:59 pm) of 24th March

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March 1, 2021

India remember one of the finest documentary film makers S. Sukhdev



New Delhi – Films Division is remembering one of the finest documentary film makers of India, S. Sukhdev on his 42nd death anniversary on 1st March, 2021 by screening three films, underderlining his valuable contribution to film making in India. These films will be streamed on Films Division Website and YouTube channel throughout the day. S Sukhdev was one of the most well-known documentary filmmakers associated with the Films Division during the 1960s and 1970s. Sukhdev died on March 1,

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