President’s Medals to Fire Service, Home Guards (HG) and Civil Defence (CD) personnel

On the occasion of Republic Day, 2021 President’s Medals Announced

India, Monday, 25 January 2021:
President’s medal for Gallantry and President’s medal for distinguished services as well as gallantry medal and meritorious services medals are awarded to the personnel of Fire Services, Civil Defence & Home Guards on Republic Day and Independence Day each year.

On the occasion of Republic Day, 2021, 73 personnel have been awarded Fire Service Medals.

President’s Correctional Service Medals for Distinguished Service Announced

Correctional Service Medals on prison personnel on the occasion of Republic Day, 2021

India, Monday, 25 January 2021:
The President of India is pleased to approve the conferment of the following Correctional Service Medals on prison personnel on the occasion of Republic Day, 2021:

President’s Correctional Service Medals for Distinguished Service

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2 States alone contribute nearly 65% of Total Active Caseload of India

India steadily sustains its trajectory of very low Active Cases

2 States alone contribute nearly 65% of Total Active Caseload of the country

131 Daily New Deaths registered in the last 24 hours after 8 months

India, Monday, 25 January 2021:India’s active caseload has fallen to 1.84 lakh (1,84,182) today. The share of Active Cases in the total Positive Cases has further shrunk to 1.73%.

A bulk of the active cases is contributed by merely two States. Kerala and Maharashtra alone account for more than 64.71% of the Total Active cases.

India Announces Honorary Ranks Awards on Republic Day 2021

List of Honorary Ranks awarded on the occasion of Republic Day 2021

India, Monday, 25 January 2021:

1.      List of Honorary Commission (Honorary Captain and Honorary Lieutenant) awarded on the occasion of Republic Day 2021 is enclosed.

2.      The details are classified and not be broadcasted till 1200hrs on 25 Jan 2021 (today).

Himachal Pradesh Foundation day & National Voters Day Greeting from PM Modi

Prime Minister greets Himachal Pradesh on its Statehood Day
India, Monday, 25 January 2021:
Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today greeted the people of the state of Himachal Pradesh on its 50th Statehood day.

In a tweet, the Prime Minister said, “हिमाचल प्रदेश के पूर्ण राज्यत्व दिवस के 50 वर्ष पूरे होने पर राज्य के सभी निवासियों को मेरी हार्दिक शुभकामनाएं। प्राकृतिक सुंदरता और मनमोहक पर्यटन स्थलों के लिए प्रसिद्ध यह प्रदेश विकास के नित नए मानदंड गढ़ता रहे और देश की उन्नति में अपना योगदान देता रहे।"

President of India virtually graces the 11th National Voters’ Day celebrations

President of India, Ram Nath Kovind, virtually graced and addressed the 11th National Voters’ Day Celebrations, being organised by the Election Commission of India, today (January 25, 2021).

India, Monday, 25 January 2021: During the event, the President conferred the National Awards for the year 2020-21 and also launched the Election Commission of India’s Web Radio: ‘Hello Voters’ – an online digital radio service.

Madhya Pradesh gets additional Rs.660 crore for capital projects

Additional amount has been given as incentive for completing three out of four citizen-centric reforms

Projects of Rs.10,657 crore in 27 States have been approved so far under the “Scheme for financial assistance to States for capital projects”

India, Sunday, 24 January 2021:

69th Plenary of the North Eastern Council concludes

Post-COVID North-Eastern Region will be the favourite tourist and trade destination: Dr Jitendra Singh

India, Sunday, 24 January 2021:
The 69th Plenary of the North Eastern Council which was inaugurated by the Union Home Minister Shri Amit Shah on 23rd Jan, 2021 came to a successful conclusion today.

DRDO once again has brought two important tableaux

DRDO at Republic Day Parade 2021

India, Sunday, 24 January 2021: DRDO has been showcasing advanced defence technology products for tri services at Rajpath on Republic Day every year. Delivering on its mandate of development of state of the art defence systems, DRDO once again has brought two important tableaux to the prestigious Republic Day parade 2021. Showcasing the major achievements of the year, are LCA Navy take off and landing onboard the aircraft carrier and the complete family of Anti Tank Guided Missiles.

About 83.83 Lakh Pady Farmers have benefitted

MSP Operations during Kharif Marketing Season 2020-21

About 83.83 Lakh Pady Farmers have benefitted from KMS Procurement Operations with MSP value of Rs 109915.15 Crore

India, Sunday, 24 January 2021:

In the ongoing Kharif Marketing Season (KMS) 2020-21, Government continues to procure Kharif 2020-21 crops at MSP from farmers as per existing MSP Schemes.