PM Narendra Modi:
- The situation in Himachal Pradesh due to heavy rains is being closely monitored.
- Authorities are working with the State Government.
- All possible support is being extended.
- I pray for the safety of those in affected areas.
Dharmendra Pradhan – Union Minister of Education:
The NEET (UG) 2021 will be held on 12th September 2021 across the country following COVID-19 protocols.
The application process will begin from 5 pm tomorrow through the NTA website(s).
In order to ensure social distancing norms, number of cities where examination will be conducted has been increased from 155 to 198.
The number of examination centres will also be increased from the 3862 centres used in 2020.
To ensure adherence to COVID-19 protocols, face mask will be provided to all candidates at the centre.
Staggered time slots during entry and exit, contactless registration, proper sanitisation, seating with social distancing etc. will also be ensured.
Cauvery water is a right to livelihood issue for Tamil NaduMK STalin – CM, Tamil nadu
The Government of Tamil Nadu and all the political parties in the State share the same view on the Cauvery issue.
Resolutions were passed in an all-party meeting to convey this to Karnataka and the Union Government
Dr Ashwathnarayan – Dy CM, Karnataka:
Inaugurated the new office of Karnataka Digital Economy Mission (@karnatakadem), at Deshpande Foundation, Hubballi.
It has the potential to be the digital hub in Hubballi-Dharwad zone.
We will organise pre-event of Bengaluru TechSummit 2021, here in September/ October.
KDEM aims to increase digital economy contribution to 30% of SGDP.
It will attract investments & create 10 lakh jobs by 2025.
5 focus verticals-
IT products & services,
Innovation & Startups,
Electronic System Design & Manufacturing (ESDM),
Beyond Bengaluru &
To strengthen digital economy, Govt will focus on improving connectivity, providing 24/7 electricity, & reducing rural-urban divide by establishing required infrastructure in rural areas.
India records the highest domestic air traffic since the second wave of Covid-19 hit India.Jyotiraditya scindia – Union Minister for Civil Aviation
We are well on our way to gradually regaining pre-COVID-19 traffic levels!
RK Singh – Union Minister for Power:
A welcome achievement
The Central Power Sector Undertaking SJVN Limited has been allotted the 679 MW Lower Arun Hydroelectric Project in Nepal.
This is the second project awarded to the CPSU in Nepal; the first one being Arun-3 Hydroelectric Project (900 MW).
It is learnt that other companies of neighboring countries were also interested in the project, but Nepal chose our CPSU based on its performance in Arun-3 HEP.
Raghav Chadha – Vice Chairman – Delhi Jal Board:
- Amidst severe water shortage in Delhi, I visited Wazirabad Barrage today to inspect the raw water discharged by Haryana.
- I found out that the water level of River Yamuna has fallen to the lowest since 1965.
- Haryana has withheld 120 MGD from Delhi’s legitimate share of water.
Manish Sisodia – Dy CM Delhi:
Interacted with English language experts from USA and our school teachers who got training on language teaching 21st century skills.
800 English teachers of Delhi Govt have been trained under TESOL with U.S. Embassy India.
Even in pandemic we continued training by making it online.
Arvind Kejriwal – Chief Minister, Delhi:
- Goa wants change.
- Enough of parties buying and selling MLAs.
- Enough of dirty politics.
- Goa wants development.
- There is no shortage of funds, only shortage of honest intent.
- Goa wants honest politics.
- See you in Goa tomorrow.
When everything is in abundance, dispassion happens. And when dispassion is there, everything comes in abundance:
Pic Credit: Sri Sri