Ola Electric CEO Bhavish Aggarwal on September 13 announced that its newly built Ola Electric factory for manufacturing electric scooters in Tamil Nadu will entirely be run by women. He also said that there would be 10,000+ women and they'd also be responsible for every manufactured vehicle at Ola Futurefactory. ''Aatmnirbhar Bharat requires Aatmanirbhar women! It'll be the largest all-women factory in the world!,'' wrote Aggarwal on Twitter… read-more
Indian Railways has directed its employees to switch to RuPay-based cards to give boost to the flagship 'Aatmanirbhar Bharat' and Digital India initiative. While the railway is organizing camps to aware its 12.54 lakh employees for the switch, the government has advised SBI to issue RuPay-based imprest cards to railway employees. Created by National Payments Corporation and owned by RBI, the RuPay card aims to establish a domestic payment… read-more
PM Narendra Modi launched the e-book version of Bhagavad Gita authored by Swami Chidbhavananda via video conference on March 11. In his address, PM Modi asserted the value of Gita, saying, "Anyone who is inspired by Gita will always be compassionate by nature and democratic temperament." Moreover, PM Modi has emphasized Aatmanirbhar Bharat regarding India's global vaccine supply. Swami Chidbhavananda is known for his literary works that… read-more
Courtesy: The Times of India
The Container Corporation of India has ordered Braithwaite and Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL) to manufacture 1,000 containers each, to eliminate dependency on foreign countries. Currently, incapable of manufacturing containers, India mainly relies on China for the same. However, India faces cost-effective challenges as officials said that the country will have to make each component from scratch. Meanwhile, Braithwaite's Chairman and… read-more
Courtesy: The Indian Express
The India Space Research Organisation and MapmyIndia, a navigation technology solution partner have collaborated to develop an indigenous mapping portal and geospatial services. Reportedly, the collaboration will use MapmyIndia's digital maps combined with the satellite image and earth observation data, captured by ISRO to deliver India's own mapping and geospatial solutions. Touted as a move towards ‘Aatmanirbhar Bharat’, once finalised, the… read-more
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To aware people about COVID-19 vaccination and Aatmanirbhar Bharat, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar, on February 7, launched an awareness campaign in Pune. The mobile exhibition campaign plying 16 GPS-tracked vans will travel across 36 districts of Maharashtra and aware people by displaying messages through LEDs. Designed jointly by the regional outreach bureau, WHO, and UNICEF, the drive would use folk methods to curb misinformation and… read-more
Niti Aayog has launched India's online cloud storage service - DigiBoxx - at a very nominal charge. CEO of Niti Ayog Amitabh Kant has assumed that the initiative inclines with the PM's vision of 'Atmanibhar Bharat'. DigiBoxx was launched shortly after Google stopped its unlimited free photo uploads from June 1, 2021. Reportedly, the platform offers free 20GB cloud storage and priced 100GB storage at Rs 30 per month.
Courtesy: Indian Express
PM Narendra Modi on December 10 laid the foundation stone for the new Parliament building in New Delhi. The project, which has been scheduled to be completed by 2022, costs around Rs 971 crore. Addressing the event, the PM stated that the new Parliament building would illustrate the co-existence of the new and old and would be a milestone in the history of the nation. Moreover, PM Modi said while the construction of the old Parliament gave… read-more
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Telecom giant Reliance Jio has planned to begin the 5G services from mid-2021. While addressing the India Mobile Congress, Mukesh Ambani said, “It will be powered by the indigenous-developed network, hardware and technology components.” Ambani added that the 5G would help India to lead the fourth industrial revolution. Moreover, he stated that the launch of the high-speed network would be a tribute to India's Atmanirbhar Bharat vision.
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Following the Prime Minister's call for a self-reliant India, the Prime Minister's Office(PMO) has decided to collect inputs from ministries and departments over this idea. Reportedly, the PMO has sent a questionnaire which intends to address areas such as governance, improving the MSME sectors, and ideas to encourage domestic-production via "vocal for local". A senior official said the government aims to reduce inter-regional and intra-… read-more