Jharkhand Government has launched the ‘Shaheed Gram Vikas Yojana’ to develop villages of freedom fighters. The initiative was inaugurated by Amit Shah along with Jharkhand Chief Minister at Ulihatu Village, the birth place of freedom fighter and Jharkhand's tribal icon, Birsa Munda. Under the scheme, villages of many tribal freedom fighters will be developed and their habitants will be provided with basic amenities.
The Chhattisgarh High Court has ordered the state government to grant books and uniform instead of cash to the Below Poverty Line (BPL) students studying in private schools under Right to education. The High Court issued the order to the Chief Secretary of Chhattisgarh Government.
The Himachal Pradesh Cabinet decided to provide a monthly honorarium of Rs 2500 to 'Jal Rakshaks'. The qualified Jal Rakshaks with ITI diplomas will be given quota for pump operators and fitters. Those with matric and 12 years of experience will be inducted against the post of Chowkidar and pump attendants.
The district family welfare committees have been set to deal with the issue of fake and biased complaints by women against their husbands, in-laws and husband's relatives. The decision to set up the committees came following an order of the Supreme Court to form such committees in all states.
The Assam state government has announced setting up of a well-equipped skill city with a capacity of 10000 training seats in the state. Under the programme, 30000 former militants will be given skill development training and the ceasefire camps that house them currently will be converted into production centres.
Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis has launched the ‘Maharashtra Mission 1 Million’ initiative under which, over 10 lakh students across the state will play football. The mission was launched in an attempt to support the FIFA U17 World Cup, which is happening for the first-ever time in India and Maharashtra.
Jawaharlal Nehru Port Container Terminal (JNPCT) was awarded “Container Terminal of the Year” Award at the Gateway Awards 2017 that was held in Mumbai. The terminal owned by the Jawaharlal Nehru Port won the award for its proactive strategies to ease congestion, smooth delivery of containers and revamping of infrastructure to support trade amidst adverse conditions.
The committee was formed amid increased concern over safety of students after the alleged rape of a five-year-old girl at her school in Shahdara and the killing of a seven-year old boy in Gurugrams Ryan International. The committee will look into all safety aspects be it in transport or the conduct of the non-teaching staff.
The Assam government would be providing skill development training to around 30,000 surrendered militants.
Fadnavis has proposed four more river-linking projects worth Rs 10000 crore to which his ministry had given in- principle approval.
The Women & Child Welfare Department of the Gujarat Government, Gujarat Milk Marketing Federation (GCMMF) and three leading dairies have signed a joint MOU to save Anganwadi children from malnutrition.
If everything goes as planned, this will be the first Hyperloop project to be implemented in India.
The 10-day long Narmada Mahotsav Yatra was flagged off by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani from Surendranagar district. It would culminate at Dabhoi, where Prime Minister Narendra Modi would be addressing the gathering.
The state government of Assam has set up a Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) Cell for the implementation of DBT across schemes in the country.
The decision banning dumping of waste at Ghazipur, Bhalswa landfills came following the collapse of a portion of Ghazipur landfill on 1 September 2017.
The declaration was made after the state government assessed the present law and order situation in the state.
The partnership aims to reach out to 170000 children across 1300 government schools in the state.
The state government of Bihar has released Rs 1935 Cr to undertake relief operations in flood affected areas of the state.
The Gobindobhog rice is a speciality from Burdwan district of West Bengal. The region of Burdwan (now divided into the districts of east and west Burdwan) is known as the rice bowl of Bengal.
To keep in touch with the national policy, the Uttar Pradesh Cabinet has decided to end the process of interviews for selection of candidates’ non-gazetted jobs of the state government.
During his visit to Udaipur, Modi also laid the foundation stone of national highway projects worth around Rs 15000 crore in the state.
Kerala government has begun e-waste disposal in its state schools with about 12500 kg being disposed state wide on a single day under a programme aimed at clearing the accumulated junk.
The Agriculture Department of Karnataka has signed a MoU with software giant Microsoft India to develop a model that will help farmers of the state understand the market behaviour in advance.
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has launched a grid-connected rooftop solar programme through a net-metering system to increase its capacity of generating renewable energy.
Earlier, Jat community of these two districts, namely Dholpur and Bharatpur, were deprived of the quota benefits of OBC category by the High Court on 10 August 2015.
The decision in this regard was taken three months back. The current venue for museum was finalized by the Union Sports Minister Vijay Goel himself.
Mumbai features among the 17 most polluted cities in Maharashtra and 123 cities from the country, Minister of State for Environment Pravin Pote-Patil.
Panneerselvam is tasked to look after Finance of the state besides Housing, Rural Housing and Housing Development, Slum Clearance Board and Accommodation Control, Town Planning, Urban Development and CMDA.
The state government of Assam announced on 21 August 2017 that it would be launching a new scheme called Scheme for Compassionate Family Pension (CFP) in place of Compassionate Appointment, as the former approach didn’t serve the objective due to practical difficulties.
The first three of the 24 fast track courts for Maharashtra, which will deal with heinous crimes like rape and murder, will be set up in Mumbai and Thane within a year.