Tag Archives: Missions

20 States rewarded for promoting urban reforms under Atal Mission during 2015-16

Atal Mission Reward

19 States and the Union Territory of Chandigarh were today rewarded with performance incentive for promoting urban reforms under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) during 2015-16. While Tamil Nadu topped the list of performing States, Chandigarh headed the list of Union Territories. Minister of Urban Development Shri M.Venkaiah Naidu felicitated the lead performers with mementoes and cheques ...

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Rosetta Mission, that gave information about Comet 67P, will end today

Rosetta Mission

Europe’s Rosetta spacecraft, due to switch off today after a 12-year odyssey, carried eleven scientific instruments to research and photograph comet 67P from all angles. After arriving in orbit around comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko, it launched Philae, a separate lander, which itself had 10 hi-tech gadgets, including cameras, X-ray scans, radio wave probes and a drill that never deployed. Together, the robot explorers ...

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Health Ministry to launch ‘Mission Parivar Vikas’ for improved family planning services

Mission Parivar Vikas

Ministry of Health and Family Welfare will soon launch “Mission Parivar Vikas” in 145 high focus districts having the highest total fertility rates in the country. These 145 districts are in the seven high focus, high TFR (Total Fertility Rate) states of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Jharkhand and Assam that constitute 44% of the country’s population. Why ...

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Kamakhya Temple Clean-up Initiative launched in Assam

Kamakhya Temple

A formal launch of the Clean Up action plan for Kamakhya Temple as a part of “Swachh Bharat Mission” was organized in Guwahati, Assam yesterday by the Ministry of Drinking Water and Sanitation in association with the Government of Assam. The programme was launched by the Union Minister for Rural Development, Panchayati Raj and Drinking Water and Sanitation, Shri Narendra ...

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