NEW DELHI :. Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) NITI Aayog and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) Sunday hosted a three day long Youth Co:Lab -national innovation challenge here in Delhi after a series of successful challenges held in past two phases across the country. With efforts of AIM and UNDPto support young people by catalysing youth-led innovation, empowering them through Youth Co:Lab, four winning teams made it the list to represent India at the Youth Co:Lab Regional Innovation Challenge in Malaysia slated to be held in April this year. Youth Co: Lab launched in collaboration by AIM and UNDP earlier, aims at fostering technology, promoting youth leadership and social entrepreneurship in India. As a part of the first phase of Youth Co: Lab’s national inno
NEW DELHI : Minister of State for Human Resource Development, Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre conferred National ICT Awards to 43 School Teachers for the year 2017 for effective and innovative integration of ICT in promoting student’s learning in New Delhi today. Secretary of Department of School Education & Literacy, MHRD, Amit khare, Director NCERT, Dr. Hrushikesh Senapaty and other senior official of Ministry were also present on the occasion. Shri Sanjay Dhotre congratulated the national awardees and said that the purpose of National ICT Award for School Teachers is to honor those teachers, who, through their commitment, have not only improved the quality of school education but also enriched the lives of their students. He further said that the ICT awardee teachers are also been
NEW DELHi :. Vice President of India, M Venkaiah Naidu today conferred National Film Awards for the year 2018in various categories at its 66th edition, held at New Delhi.Union Minister for Information & Broadcasting (I&B), Prakash Javadekar; Secretary, Ministry of I&B, Ravi Mittal; Chairperson, Feature Film Category, Rahul Rawail; Chairperson, Non-Feature Film Category, AS Kanal; Chairperson, Best Writing on Cinema, UtpalBorpujari and other dignitaries were also present on the occasion. Speaking on the occasion, the Vice President spoke on how Violence has no place in democracy and that Film makers must make conscious effort to ensure that dialogues, depiction of characters and costumes reflect India’s culture,customs, practices and traditions. He further added tha
He said to Step up Bio-Technology interventions to make agriculture more viable and sustainable. Setup innovation departments in schools & colleges VP calls on young Innovators to take lead in transforming Aspirational Districts Reorient education and training systems to foster out-of-box thinking and problem-solving approach VP describes Prime Minister as a “great transformer” VP Presents Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Awards 2019 New Delhi : The Vice President of India, M. Venkaiah Naidu has called for creating a National Innovation Movement to promote path-breaking ideas and innovations that improve the living conditions of the people and generate wealth. Speaking after presenting Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) Awards-2019 at a function orga
New Delhi : Sahitya Akademi has selected 22 writers for the Sahitya Akademi Bal Sahitya Puraskar 2019 and 23 writers for Yuva Puraskar 2019. The Executive Board of the Akademi that met in Agartala today, under the Chairmanship of its President, Dr. Chandrashekhar Kambar approved the selection of awardees. The Union Minister for Tourism and Culture (Independent Charge), Shri Prahlad Singh Patel congratulated the award winners. The awardees have been selected on the basis of recommendations made by the Jury comprising of three members each in the concerned language, in accordance with the rules and procedure laid down for the purpose. According to the procedure, the Executive Board declared the Awards on the basis of unanimous/majority vote by the Jury. Award in Maithili will be declared ...
New Delhi : United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNDRR) today conferred Sasakawa Award 2019 for Disaster Risk Reduction to Dr. Pramod Kumar Mishra, Additional Principal Secretary to Prime Minister of India. The award was announced today at the Award Ceremony during the ongoing 6th Session of Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction (GPDRR) 2019 at Geneva. Dr. P. K. Mishra from India received the 2019 Sasakawa award in recognition of his long-term dedication to improve the resilience of communities most exposed to disasters and his personal commitment to social inclusion as a critical principle to reduce inequality and poverty, enhancing the safety net of the socially and economically marginalized. The United Nations Sasakawa Award is the most prestigious international a...
New Delhi : Rajiv Nayan Choubey, took the Oath of office and Secrecy as Member, Union Public Service Commission today. The oath was administered by Shri Arvind Saxena, Chairman, UPSC. An officer of the 1981 batch of Indian Administrative Service of Tamil Nadu Cadre, Shri Choubey during his career spanning over more than 35 years, has held several important positions in the Central Government as well as in the Government of Tamil Nadu. He served as Joint Secretary in the Department of Economic Affairs, Development Commissioner (Handloom) in the Ministry of Textiles, Director General in the Directorate General of Hydrocarbons, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Additional Secretary, Ministry of Power, Special Secretary, Ministry of Power. Prior to his joining the Commission, he was
New Delhi : The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, today received the first-ever Philip Kotler Presidential award, at 7 Lok Kalyan Marg, in New Delhi. The Award focuses on the triple bottom-line of People, Profit and Planet. It will be offered annually to the leader of a Nation. The Award Citation says: “Shri Narendra Modi is selected for his outstanding leadership for the nation. His selfless service towards India, combined with his tireless energy has resulted in extraordinary economic, social and technological advances in the country.” The Citation adds: “Under his leadership, India is now identified as the Centre for Innovation and Value Added Manufacturing (Make in India), as well as a global hub for professional services such as Information Technology, Accounting and Finance.”
Fayza Putri, Adila from Indonesia won the ‘Global IT Leader Award’ Three day event of ‘Global it Challenge for Youth with Disabilities 2018’ Concluded Thaawarchand Gehlot Calls Upon Nations to Enhance Skill of Youth with Disabilities Suvash Choudhary NEW DELHI : The three day event of the “Global IT Challenge for Youth with Disabilities, 2018” concluded in the presence of Thaawarchand Gehlot, Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment here today. It was organised by the Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities (DEPwD), Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment in association with Rehabilitation International Korea and their associated partner LG Electronics from 9th to 11th November, 2018. Thaawarchand Gehlot, and other dignitaries from Korea, India and E
It is for the Recognition of his Dedication to Improving International Cooperation The Committee also Credited PM Modi for his Contribution Towards Regional and Global Peace NEW DELHI : The Seoul Peace Prize Committee has decided to confer the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize on Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in recognition of his dedication to improving international cooperation, raising global economic growth, accelerating the Human Development of the people of India by fostering economic growth in the world's fastest growing large economy and furthering the development of democracy through anti-corruption and social integration efforts. While awarding the 2018 Seoul Peace Prize, the Award Committee recognized Prime Minister Modi's contributions to the growth of the Indian and global economies...