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Internship Guidelines, 2014 of Department of Electronics & Information Technology

The Department of Electronics and Information Technology, under the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology is engaged in electronic development through e-Infrastructure creation to facilitate and promote (1) e-governance (2) Promotion of electronics hardware manufacturing and Information Technology & IT Enabled Services (IT-ITeS) Industry (3) Providing Support for creation of Innovation Infrastructure in emerging areas of technology (4) Providing support ...

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Sampark Database (IT platform for Messages)

The IT platform for Messages is an initiative under the “Digital India” programme of the Government of India. The initiative has been given the name “e-Sampark”. Objective: To create a provision for sending informational and public service messages in the form of emails (referred to as a mailer subsequently) and SMS to Elected representatives, Government employees and various categories of ...

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Initiative for Nutritional Security through Intensive Millets Promotion (INSIMP)

PC: thehindubusinessline.com

Government has announced an allocation of Rs. 300 crores in 2011-12 under Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana for promotion of millets as Nutri-cereals. Scheme on Initiative for Nutrition Security through Intensive Millets Promotion has been formulated to operationalize the announcement. The scheme aims to demonstrate the improved production and post-harvest technologies in an integrated manner with visible impact to catalyze increased ...

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Oil Palm Development Programme (OPDP)

PC: thebftonline.com

OPDP was launched during 1991- 92 under the “Technology Mission on Oilseeds and Pulses” (TMOP) with a focus on area expansion in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Orissa, Gujarat and Goa. From 2004-05 onwards, the scheme is being implemented as part of the “Integrated Scheme of Oilseeds, Pulses, Oil Palm & Maize” (ISOPOM). Under ISOPOM, support is ...

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Economically Backward Classes of Gujarat State to Cheer


To pacify the agitating groups of Gujarat state for reservations could succeed at last  as Anandi Ben, Chief Minister, has announced on Friday, 10th of April, 10% reservations to all the economically backward classes of the state. All the economically backward people below the income group of 6.00lacs per annum,  in the upper classes will  be benefited by this move. ...

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Agri-Clinics and Agri-Business Centres (ACABC) Scheme

PC: lokmangaledu.org

Definitions: Agri-Clinics: Agri-Clinics are envisaged to provide expert advice and services to farmers on various technologies including soil health, cropping practices, plant protection, crop insurance, post harvest technology and clinical services for animals, feed and fodder management, prices of various crops in the market etc. which would enhance productivity of crops/animals and ensure increased income to farmers. Agri-Business Centres: Agri-Business ...

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National Mission on Agricultural Extension and Technology (NMAET)

PC: erewise.com

The aim of the Mission is to restructure & strengthen agricultural extension to enable delivery of appropriate technology and improved agronomic practices to the farmers. This is envisaged to be achieved by a judicious mix of extensive physical outreach & interactive methods of information dissemination, use of ICT, popularisation of modern and appropriate technologies, capacity building and institution strengthening to ...

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National e-Governance Plan in Agriculture (NeGP-A)

PC: agricoop.nic.in

NeGP-A is proposed to be implemented across the country and aims at offering Government to Citizen / Farmer (G2C or G2F), Government to Business (G2B) and Government to Government (G2G) agricultural services in an integrated manner through the Central Agriculture Portal (CAP) and State Agriculture Portals (SAPs). Objectives: Bringing farmer centricity & service orientation to the programs Enhancing reach & ...

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Preparation & Funding of AGRISNET Projects

PC: megagriculture.gov.in

The Department of Agriculture and Cooperation, Ministry of Agriculture, Government of India has already started implementing e-Governance through various ICT initiatives. The Government of India has decided to launch a Central Sector Scheme titled, “Strengthening / Promoting Agricultural Informatics & Communications” of which one component is AGRISNET. Objective: The objective of AGRISNET is to provide improved services to the farming ...

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Guidelines for Setting up of SPMU under NeGP‐A

PC: agricoop.nic.in

Guidelines for Setting up of SPMU under NeGP‐A Department of Agriculture & Cooperation (DAC) is in the process of implementing the Agriculture Mission Mode project under the NeGP. The objective of this project is to provide relevant information and services to the farming community and private sector through the use of information and communication technologies and to supplement the existing delivery channels provided for by ...

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