Not in Indian culture to feed firecrackers and kill: Prakash Javadekar on elephant's death in Kerala
Tweeting about the incident that has taken social media by the storm, Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar said the government will not leave any stone unturned to bring the culprit to book.
Lockdown is India's 'success', Rahul making 'wrong' statements: Prakash Javadekar
The BJP on Tuesday rejected Congress leaders Rahul Gandhi's...
Nature will provide us solutions: Prakash Javadekar on International Biodiversity Day
Stressing on this year's theme, Javadekar stressed that...
Prakash Javadekar assures broadcasters of regulatory stability
The minister told office bearers of the Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) on Friday that he will consult with the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (Trai) on changes in the tariff order and its recommendations on the rating agency BARC India.
Prakash Javadekar & team tasked with handling migrants’ issue in media
The team comprising also Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Hardeep Puri, Kiren Rijiju and Babul Supriyo has been asked to revamp the government's messaging on the issue and look for ways to make the steps taken to support the migrant workers more visible in the communication.
MSME is driving force in providing employment, says Prakash Javadekar
Union Information & Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said that MSME is a strong force of the country and has a huge contribution in g...
Extended lockdown will be a game changer: Prakash Javadekar
New Delhi, Apr 14 (ANI): Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar on April 14 supported Prime Minister Narendra Modi...
Work round the clock, respond faster: I&B ministry to Press Information Bureau
In an attempt to improve its communication on critical matters, the government has also instructed PIB to alert the minister concerned as well as senior officials in ministries in case there is an article that is “highly critical and demands a stronger response from the government”.
I&B ministry considering raising air time for ads to 12 minutes: Prakash Javadekar
Terming community radio stations "agents of change", the Union minister said they reach out to millions of people every day, and that the ministry will come out with a plan to increase the number of such stations soon. Javadekar assured that he will consider allowing news broadcast on community radio the same way it is done on FM channels.
India plans list of substitute nations for critical imports
The government is working on a list of alternative countries that could be suppliers of critical components.
Student unions, youth groups write to Environment Ministry to put on hold new EIA draft notification
In a letter to Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar, the students from Delhi University, JNU, Aligarh Muslim University, All India Students Federation and 48 other student wings and groups sought that the draft EIA notification be re-written as per recommendations from environment experts once the COVID-19 crisis ends.
Government announces 2 per cent interest subsidy for small borrowers under Mudra Yojana
The 2 per cent interest subvention is estimated cost of the exchequer approximately Rs 1,542 rore, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar told reporters after the Cabinet meeting.
Government approves Rs 15,000 crore Animal Husbandry Infra Development Fund
The fund is part of the Rs 20 lakh crore stimulus package announced in May to help people affected by the lockdown to prevent the spread of COVID-19. An interest subvention of 3-4 per cent will be provided to farmer producer organisations, MSMEs and private players for setting up of dairy, meat processing and animal feed plants
Cooperative banks brought under RBI supervision
The Union Cabinet approved inclusion of co-operative banks under supervisory powers of the Reserve Bank of India, while announcing a Rs 1,542 crore year-long interest subvention scheme for micro loan borrowers.
Cooperative banks to be brought under RBI supervision
Urban cooperative banks and multi-state cooperative banks will be brought under the RBI supervision process applicable to commercial banks, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said while briefing media about the Cabinet decisions.
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