Day: January 10, 2019

#www Web-WonderWomen Campaign

January 10, 2019

The Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, has launched an online campaign, ‘#www :  Web- WonderWomen’. The Campaign aims to discover and celebrate the exceptional achievements of women, who have been driving positive agenda of social change via social media. Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Union Minister for Women and Child Development; Mr. […]

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Swachh Bharat Mission

January 10, 2019

Under the Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen), over 5.4 lakh villages and 585 districts have been declared Open Defecation Free (ODF). 27 States and Union Territories have declared themselves ODF so far. Over 9 crore toilets have been built across rural India so far, taking the national rural sanitation coverage up from 39% in 2014 to […]

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Dept of Posts 2018 Review

January 10, 2019

Average annual Speed Post revenue more than doubled – from Rs. 788 crores between 2006-14 to an average revenue of Rs. 1,682crores between 2014-18. Revenue of Rs. 415 Crores from the e-Commerce business in 2017-18, with a growth of more than 20% over the previous financial year Established a separate Parcel Directorate, in order to […]

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Telecommunications 2018 Review

January 10, 2019

Six-fold increase in Government spending on telecommunications infrastructure and services in the country – from Rs. 9,900 crores between 2009-14, to Rs. 60,000 crores (actual + planned) between 2014-19 Tariff reductions benefiting consumers across the country: Average voice tariff declined by 67% – from an average per minute tariff of 51 paise in June 2014 […]

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