Called for best-in-class arrangements for Shri Amarnathji pilgrims to improve their overall yatra experience: Manoj Sinha

Manoj Sinha – Lt Governor, Jammu and Kashmir:

Today chaired a preparatory review meeting of Shri Amarnath ji Yatra-2021; called for best-in-class arrangements for Shri Amarnathji pilgrims to improve their overall yatra experience.

Directed the concerned officers to improve the utilities enroute and asked them to take all requisite measures and involve more NGOs and religious organisations to ensure smooth pilgrimage of Shri Amarnathji and proper facilities for the pilgrims.

Anganwadi center built with old plastic bottles

Sarbananda Sonowal – Chief Minister, Assam:

The newly built eco-friendly Kakorikota Pabna Anganwadi center in Majuli, built with old plastic bottles is indeed a wonderful initiative, which will provide a vibrant environment for children.

Do watch some glimpses from my inauguration of the center today.

Cong govt must ensure outstanding dues of Rs 284 cr to sugarcane growers is released immediately: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Sukhbir Singh Badal – President, Akali Dal:

Cong govt must ensure outstanding dues of Rs 284 cr to sugarcane growers is released immediately.

Akali Dal also calls for an increase in State Assured Price of cane, which has been the same for 3 yrs.

If these demands aren’t met, Akali Dal will launch an agitation for cane growers.

Capt Amarinder has turned a blind eye to cane farmers.

Sugar mills must pay within 14 days of purchase or pay interest.

Why is the CM allowing private sugar mills to break rules & go unpunished?

If growers aren’t paid on time, it will also damage Punjab’s diversification plans.

Railways has set a record for running double stack long haul train using 2×25 kv electric traction system: Piyush Goyal

Indian Railways conducts trial run of Double Stack Long Haul Container Train using two electric locos for the first time on Western Dedicated Freight Corridor.

With this, Railways has set a record for running double stack long haul train using 2×25 kv electric traction system.

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Maharashtra MP proposes renaming of Aurangabad airport as Chatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Airport

Hardeep Singh Puri – Union Minister:

Met Dr Bhagwat Karad Ji, Rajya Sabha Parliamentarian from Maharashtra.

We discussed issues pertaining to development of civil aviation infrastructure of Aurangabad airport & implementation of flagship urban missions in the city, particularly Smart City project.

He also brought up the issue of renaming Aurangabad airport to Chatrapati Sambhaji Maharaj Airport.

I told him we will look into this matter.

Made an aeriel survey of the latest forest fire situation at Dzukou valley today: Neiphiu Rio

Neiphiu Rio – Chief Minister, Nagaland:

Made an aeriel survey of the latest forest fire situation at Dzukou valley today.

Seeing the tremendous joint efforts by all concerned to tackle the situation, I am hopeful that the fire will soon be doused.

The destruction of God-given beauty and resources of the Dzukou valley is sad.

I hope we will all strive to support the efforts of preserving and promoting the rich biodiversity of the valley and learn to live in harmony with nature.

Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal launches Freight Business Development Portal – a one stop solution for all the needs of freight customers

Ministry of Railways via PIB India:

Indian Railways is the backbone of the country’s logistics sector.

During 2020, when most of the activities were under lockdown, Indian Railways was providing relentless services in Freight transportation in the country.

Indian Railways achieved highest ever loading continuously in Sept, Oct, Nov and Dec 2020.

Indian Railways has embraced a “Freight on Priority” policy by pushing for an aggressive customer-centric approach to expand the freight carried not only from the traditional segments but also by attracting new customers to its fold. 

In its commitment to take level of customer services to new heights, Shri Piyush Goyal, Minister for Railways has launched today a Freight Business Development Portal as one stop solution for all the needs of freight customers.

The Minister said that Indian Railway is an invisible thread which connects the length and breath of India.

During the lock down, Railway showed it’s resolve in delivering the essential supplies to the nation in most challenging times and keep national supply chains running.

The new portal will be game changer in ensuring in ease of doing business with Railways.

The portal will ensure that best services are available to the clients.

The Minister said that last 6 years have seen an extra ordinary development in all spheres of Railway operations under the leadership of PM.

Indian Railway is getting future ready. The commitment of Railways to further improve the services is unflinching.

Greatness of Railways would not just be in being better than someone else but being the BEST.

https://fois.indianrail.gov.in/RailSAHAY

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A futuristic project that will add speed to India’s development journey: PM Narendra Modi

Kochi-Mangaluru Natural Gas Pipeline…an engineering marvel, a futuristic project that will add speed to India’s development journey.

Prime minister Narendra Modi

A meeting today to expedite work on Arunachal’s 1st State Highway: Pema Khandu

Pema Khandu, Chief Minister, Arunachal Pradesh:

A meeting today with PWD to expedite work on Arunachal’s 1st state highway, Gohpur Tinali-Sangdupota road – 25km.

The road will provide connectivity to important institutes like NIT, law college, film institute etc.

Thanks to local public for donating land for free for the road.

Repeal the anti-farm laws: Rahul Gandhi

Rahul Gandhi – MP, Former Congress President:

Modi Govt’s apathy & arrogance have claimed lives of over 60 farmers.

Instead of wiping their tears, GOI is busy attacking them with tear gas.

Such brutality, just to promote crony capitalists’ business interests.

Repeal the anti-farm laws.

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Dedication of the Kochi-Mangaluru natural gas pipeline by PM Modi today is a historic moment in our journey towards becoming a gas-based economy: Dharmendra Pradhan

Dharmendra Pradhan – Union Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas:

Dedication of the ambitious Kochi-Mangaluru natural gas pipeline by PM Shri Narendra Modi today is a historic moment in our journey towards becoming a gas-based economy.

This will usher a clean fuel-led development for the people of Kerala and Karnataka.

Grateful to PM Narendra Modi ji for his commitment towards reducing carbon footprints and mitigating climate change.

This ambitious national project has seen the light of day due to PM Modi’s clear-cut roadmap and efforts for adopting green pathways.

Gujarat under the Chief Ministership of PM Narendra Modi two decades ago had led the way in emerging as a gas-hub.

Gujarat’s current share of natural gas in its primary energy mix is 26%, 2% above the global average of 24%.

I am equally thankful to the people of Kerala and Karnataka, CM Shri Pinarayi Vijayan and CM Shri BS Yediyurappa for their support in completing this futuristic project. There can be no better example of cooperative federalism than this.

Kochi-Mangaluru natural gas pipeline will be a major driver of development for both Kerala and Karnataka.

This will further propel our efforts towards facilitating ease-of-living for citizens, facilitating ‘One Nation, One Grid’ and achieving Urja Aatmanirbharta.

Another promise kept.. : Pinarayi Vijayan

Pinarayi Vijayan – Chief Minister, Kerala:

Another promise kept; the Government has been able to realize the Kochi-Mangaluru GAIL Pipeline. 

Today, PM Shri. Narendra Modi ji dedicated it to the nation. 

The success of the project is a manifestation of the change in the way business is conducted in the State.

GoI should reconsider the decision to resuming flights from Britain after 7 January : Ashok Gehlot

Ashok Gehlot, CM, Rajasthan :

Cases of new corona strain from Britain are increasing in India. GoI should reconsider the decision to resuming flights from Britain after 7 January.

If flights from foreign countries were stopped in January, 2020 at the beginning of Corona, this situation probably would not have happened today.

GoI must ensure that after resuming the flights from Britain, new strain does not spread like the old virus.

I appeal to all who have come back from Britain in the recent times, should come further for their corona test to prevent this new strain from spreading further.

The Tamil academy will be a stepping stone in preserving the Tamil literature : Arvind Kejriwal

Arvind Kejriwal, CM, Delhi :

Thank you MK Stalinji. Tamil is deeply rooted as one of the richest cultures in India. It is the duty of our government to promote centuries-old language. The academy will be a stepping stone in preserving the Tamil literature.

I am pleased to hear about the Government of Delhi setting up the Tamil Academy. This will help to develop cross-cultural linkages and showcase Tamil heritage. On behalf of the DMK, I extend my congratulations & best wishes to Arvind Kejriwal and Manish Sisodia for this initiative.

MK Stalin, President DMK

We welcome the Judgement of the Hon’ble Supreme Court giving the go ahead for the ambitious Central Vista Project : Hardeep S Puri

Hardeep S Puri, Union Minister :

We welcome the Judgement of the Hon’ble Supreme Court giving the go ahead for the ambitious Central Vista Project.

Central Govt has always been sensitive to environmental concerns & will continue to adhere to the highest standards during the period of construction.

Delhi is on course to becoming a World Class capital city and in the first step by the time nation completes 75 years of its Independence in 2022 a new Parliament building will be ready reflecting the aspirations of new India.

The Kochi-Mangaluru pipeline is an example that if everyone works together by prioritizing development, no goal is unachievable : PM Narendra Modi

PM Narendra Modi dedicates the Kochi – Mangaluru Natural Gas Pipeline to the nation :

Kochi-Mangaluru Natural Gas Pipeline will have a positive impact on economic growth. It is an example that if we work together, nothing is impossible.

It is an honour to dedicate the 450 km Kochi-Mangaluru Natural Gas Pipeline to the nation. I congratulate the people & all stakeholders for taking steps for providing clean energy infrastructure.

The Kochi-Mangaluru pipeline is an example that if everyone works together by prioritizing development, no goal is unachievable.

It is not just a pipeline but it will be a major driver of development in both states. India is focusing on a gas-based economy & a lot of work is being done on ‘One Nation, One Gas Grid’. Gas-based economy is also crucial for Aatma Nirbhar Bharat.

The Kochi-Mangaluru pipeline will increase the ease of living for millions of people in both the states. This pipeline will reduce the expenses of the poor, middle class and entrepreneurs of both the states.

Sri Sri at Sunrise

There are those who are stuck in time, there are those who flow with time, and there are those who change the time, and there are yet others who surpass the time, go beyond the time and realize that the whole universe is nothing but One Eternal Life:
Sri Sri

Pic Credit: Sri Sri