Sukhbir Singh Badal – President, Akali Dal:
Pleased to have appointed eminent industrialist S.Gurmeet Singh Kular hailing from Ludhiana as my industrial advisor.
Having full faith in his abilities, I believe he will come up with best proposals to revive the state’s industry which is in shambles during current Cong regime.
Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas:
Following the decision of the Government of India to significantly reduce Central Excise Duty on Petrol and Dieselby Rs. 5 & Rs. 10 respectively, 22 states/UTs have also undertaken commensurate reduction of VAT on Petrol and Diesel to give relief to consumers.
However, there are 14 States/UTs which have not undertaken any reduction in VAT in Petrol and Diesel. These are: Maharashtra, NCT of Delhi, West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Telangana, Andhra Pradesh, Kerala, Meghalaya, Andaman & Nicobar, Jharkhand, Odisha, Chattisgarh, Punjab and Rajasthan.
The most reduction in the Petrol prices has been in UT of Ladakh, followed by Karnataka and Puducherry. The prices of Petrol in theseUTs/state have come down by Rs 13.43, Rs 13.35 and Rs 12.85 respectively.
For Diesel, the most reduction has been undertaken by UT of Ladakh, leading to price coming down by Rs 19.61 per litre there, followed by Karnataka and Puducherry.
Conrad Sangma – Chief Minister, Meghalaya:
Meghalaya Cabinet has decided to provide a relief on the fuel prices in the state by reducing the VAT on petrol from 20% to 13.5% & diesel from 12% to 5% per litre, providing relief of ₹10 to our consumers.
No words are enough to do justice to the monumental contribution of the great Adi Shankaracharya towards preserving our culture.PM Narendra Modi
In Kedarnath today, I had the honour of dedicating to the nation the Shri Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi.
A few years ago, Kedarnath witnessed a horrific natural calamity. That time, questions were raised on whether Kedarnath can rise again or not?PM Narendra Modi
Powered by a collective spirit, Kedarnath’s glory has been restored.
Chardham, Jyotirlinga, Shaktipeeth darshan are the desire of many of us.
From childhood we are familiar with this living practice as a tradition.
This actually is the ‘Ek Bharat Sresht Bharat’ thought which we see as One India that is splendid.Nirmala Sitharaman, Finance Minister
Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches development initiatives in Kedarnath.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi today visited kedarnath, Uttarakhand and offered prayers at the Kedarnath Temple.
He thereafter inaugurated the Shri Adi Shankaracharya Samadhi and unveiled the statue of Shri Adi Shankaracharya.
The Samadhi has been reconstructed after the destruction in the 2013 floods. The entire reconstruction work has been undertaken under the guidance of the Prime Minister, who has constantly reviewed and monitored the progress of the project.