A Laser wall and smart sensors will soon be installed at the Indo-Bangla International Border in West Bengal especially in the porous riverine and unmanned terrain that do not have proper fencing to keep a tight vigil to check infiltration and terrorism.
The Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) was awarded with Best Performing Power Distribution Utility in Power Sector" by Central Board of Irrigation & Power (CBIP). Union Minister Sanjeev Kumar Balyan presented this award. "
Micro Economics examine the behaviour of basic elements in the economy including individual agents and market and their interaction. Microeconomics is a branch of economics that studies the behaviour of individuals and firms in making decisions regarding the allocation of limited resources.
India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed $375 million pact for loans and grants to develop 800 km Visakhapatnam-Chennai Industrial Corridor. It is the first phase of a planned 2,500-km East Coast Economic Corridor. Earlier in September 2016, ADB had approved $631 million in loans and grants for the industrial corridor.
State Bank of Bikaner and Jaipur (SBBJ), State Bank of Hyderabad (SBH), State Bank of Mysore (SBM), State Bank of Patiala (SBP) and State Bank of Travancore (SBT) have merged with the country's largest bank, widening the gap between SBI and the No. 2 lender, HDFC Bank Ltd.
The National Girl Child Day celebration on January 24, 2017 in New Delhi was marked by the release of National Action Plan for Children, 2016 (NPAC). NPAC has been developed by the Ministry of Women & Child Development. The Plan focuses on four key areas including survival, health & nutrition, education & development, protection & participation.
Arunachal Pradesh launched 'Dulari Kanya', a special scheme to check infant mortality in the state. Governor V Shanmuganathan launched the scheme, under which the government will deposit Rs 20,000 in the bank account of a girl child, born in any government hospital. It would be paid along with the accrued interest after she attains 18 years of her age.
The India Post has received the final license from the Reserve bank of India to start its operation as payment bank with the name India Post Payment Bank (IPPB). A P Singh has been appointed as the interim MD and CEO of the India Post Payment Bank by the government.
Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas sign MoU to boost the skill initiatives in the Hydrocarbon Sector and allied sectors among other areas of cooperation.
The Global Citizen Festival has been organized on November 19, 2016, at the MMRDA grounds in suburban Bandra Kurla Complex (BKC) in Mumbai. Global Citizen Festival, a charitable event, is one of the biggest international music events held in India.
The two day Global Investors' Summit (GIS) 2017 was held at Khelgaon in Ranchi, Jharkhand from February 16-17, 2017 with the brand name 'Momentum Jharkhand'. The summit aims to promote industrial activity in Jharkhand and establish the state as one of the prime investment destination of Eastern India.