Archive for July, 2012

Major Achievements of Ministry of Earth Sciences in 2011-12

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The major achievements of the Ministry of Earth Sciences during 2011-12 are as follows:

Atmospheric and Ocean Services
· Weather Forecasting: Global Forecast System (GFS T382/L64) for predicting critical parameters such as winds, temperature, humidity, and rainfall, with a spatial resolution of 35 km was made operational, incorporating Grid Point Statistical Interpolation (GSI) scheme

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Haryana Requests Centre to Consider Cargo and Civilian Airports in the State

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Haryana Chief Minister Shri Bhupinder Singh Hooda met Union Minister of Civil Aviation Shri Ajit Singh in New Delhi today. Mr. Hooda requested the centre to take forward the proposal for building a Greenfield Cargo Airport for international operations at Meham in district Rohtak of Haryana sent by the State through Haryana State Industrial and

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Anand Sharma invites British participation in at least one NMIZ

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The Union Minister for Commerce & Industry and Textiles, Shri Anand Sharma in a bilateral meeting with Mr. William Hague, British Foreign Secretary in London today, invited British participation in at least one National Manufacturing and Investment Zone (NMIZ) as partner. British Foreign Secretary Mr. William Hague responded positively to it and asked his Office

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Detailed Roadmaps for Flagship Infrastructure Projects in Place

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In recent meetings, detailed roadmaps have been worked for the flagship infrastructure projects in key sectors. These flagship projects had been identified and approved by the Prime Minister in the infrastructure meeting held on 6 June 2012.  The projects are moving ahead smoothly and detailed timelines have been drawn up for

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Bio-toilets to bring about rural revolution in the country, says Jairam

Comments Off | 07-27-2012

The Minister for Rural Development and Drinking Water and Sanitation Shri Jairam Ramesh said that one lakh bio-toilets will be installed in about 300 backward Gram Pachayats of the country in the next two years to make them open defecation free. He said, the project will entail a cost of 150 crore rupees in the

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International Crude oil Price of Indian Basket Falls on 25.07.2012 to US$ 101.09/BBL

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The international crude oil price for Indian Basket as computed/published today by the Petroleum Planning and Analysis Cell (PPAC) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas came down to 101.09 US$ /barrel (bbl) on 25.7.2012.The price was lower than US$ 101.58 /bbl on the previous trading day of 24.7.2012.

In rupee

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MECON Hands Over Dividend of Rs.10.98 crore to Steel Minister

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MECON Limited, a PSU under the Ministry of Steel handed over a dividend cheque of `10.98 crores to the Union Minister of Steel, Shri Beni Prasad Verma here today.
The Minister appreciated the company for achieving highest ever profit and advised MECON to further increase the quantum of jobs undertaken and strengthen its name as a

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Anand Sharma addresses Global Investment Conference in London

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The Union Minister of Commerce, Industry and Textiles Shri Anand Sharma today addressed The Global Investment Conference in London. Speaking during a session on Global Trade Partnerships, Shri Sharma put stress on the issue of free movement of labour across the borders. Shri Sharma said that “if we are viewing the trade paradigm from a

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E Governance in DRTs/ DRATs

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Department of Financial Services , Ministry of Finance is considering implementation of e-governance in the Debt Recovery Tribunals (DRTs)/Debt Recovery Appellate Tribunals (DRATs) for which the services of National Institute of Smart Governance (NISG) are being utilised as Consultants. The representatives of NISG have studied the systems in the DRTs/DRATs and the Departments is in

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Anand Sharma to Attend Global Investment Conference in London

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The Union Minister of Commerce, Industry and Textiles Shri Anand Sharma, left today for London to attend The Global Investment Conference which is taking place tomorrow. Shri Sharma will speak during a session on Global Trade Partnerships along with the British Minister of Business, Innovation and Skills Dr. Vince Cable and Dr. Olusegun Aganga, Minister

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