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Sikkim Reaping Benefits Under The Prime Minister’s new 15 Point Programme for the Welfare of Minorities

The Government is striving for inclusive development of the citizens, which includes both majority and minority. To realize the aim, the Union Government has formulated a number of people oriented policies and programs. Some of these policies focus on minorities and are exclusively for them.

ADB Ups Support for Projects Promoting Sustainable Development - Report

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has sharply increased support for projects promoting sustainable, inclusive, and environmentally sound growth in Asia and the Pacific, says a new report.


Jan Aushadhi - to Make Quality Medicines Available To all at Affordable Price

The Government of India is taking fresh measures to bolster the Jan Aushadhi Campaign, as a public welfare programme, to supply quality medicines at affordable prices to the common man through dedicated outlets.

‘UMEED’ Rekindles Desire for Better Life

By Shabir A. Dar (Information Assistant, PIB, Srinagar), New Delhi, December 19, 2013: It is a common belief that gold is as dear to women, as a son to a mother. Same is true for a girl from village Lar of district Ganderbal, some 30 kms from Srinagar. In her early twenties, Ruksana, too nursed a desire to wear gold ear-rings. Coming from a poor family – her father a daily-wager and she herself earning a few hundred per month through knitting – their monthly earnings was hardly enough to meet the family expenses.


Whistling Woods International launches It’s Public Service Advertising Division With A 1-Min Film on Women Empowerment

n June 2013, the students of Whistling Woods International celebrated 100 years of Indian cinema through film screenings, free workshops and masterclasses. At the closing ceremony through Shabana Azmi alumni Ketan Rana was comissioned Rs. 5 lacs to direct a film on Women Empowerment.

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