PM directs Central Ministries, departments to formulate document for ‘Vision India@2047’ to identify long-term goals

New Delhi [India] (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi has directed all the Central Ministries and Departments to formulate documents for “Vision India@2047” to identify the long-term goals and corresponding outcomes for this decade with timelines and milestones.In order to suggest the structural and institutional reforms necessary to attain the envisaged “Vision India@2047” on governance, the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG) will convene a meeting with sectoral experts, academics and the scientific community on Saturday. In this regard, Union Minister Jitendra Singh is slated to chair DARPG’s first “Vision India@2047” meeting with Sectoral Experts on governance issues on Saturday, said Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions.Key issues pertaining to improving efficiency in decision making in the Central Secretariat, reducing pendency, rationalizing working of ministries and departments, ethics, transparency and accountability in public service, creation of effective executive agencies, core principles of…

Football Sports

Man Utd will keep chasing its goals

London [UK] : Portuguese striker Cristiano Ronaldo has said that his club Manchester United will keep chasing its dreams until the very end.Ronaldo’s comments came after United played out a 1-1 draw against Chelsea in the Premier League on Sunday. “There is still a long road ahead and nothing is impossible when you play for Man. United. We will keep chasing our goals until the end,” Ronaldo tweeted.For the match against Chelsea, Ronaldo was not named in the started XI and he was benched.In the match between Chelsea and United, Jadon Sancho scored for the latter while for the Blues, Jorginho converted a penalty to gain the equaliser.Chelsea is currently at the top of the Premier League standings with 30 points from 13 games while United is in the eighth position.

State's Latest

Shimla tops in NITI Aayog progress index for meeting sustainable development goals

New Delhi [India]: Shimla has topped the NITI Aayog’s Sustainable Development Goal (SDG) index that ranks 56 urban areas on progress towards meeting SDG indicators related to ending poverty, zero hunger, good health and well being, quality education, gender equality among others.In 2015, the UN General assembly set the target of meeting 17 SDG goals by 2030 and the latest index measures the urban centres on 15 out of the 17 goals. NITI Aayog launched the inaugural SDG Urban Index and Dashboard (2021-22) on Tuesday. The index and dashboard (2021-22) are a result of the NITI Aayog-GIZ and BMZ collaboration focused on driving SDG localization in our cities, under the umbrella of Indo-German Development Cooperation, said a press statement by NITI Ayog.A total of 56 urban areas were considered for computation. Out of the 56 urban areas, Shimla tops the Index followed by Coimbatore…

Politics State's Latest

Sustainable Development Goals contract signed

Bhubaneswar (Odisha) [India]: With a rising growth rate in education, health, industry and infrastructure under the leadership of Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik, Odisha is now on its path towards the expeditious achievement of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG)-2030. A project monitoring unit (PMU) with thematic and policy experts has been shaped for the purpose.A contract was signed between the Department of Planning and Convergence ( P & C) and Ernst and Young ( E & Y) today at Lokseva Bhawan in the presence of Chief Secretary Suresh Chandra Mahapatra, Development Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Jena and Principal Secretaries of various departments for functionalizing the PMU at the earliest. D.K. Jena OSD and Special Secretary to Government P and C and Rohit Agrawal, Consulting Partner of E and Y signed the agreement. While complimenting the efforts of the P and C, the department is giving a…

Fitness Health & Lifestyle

Sayani Gupta Motivating And Pushing Herself Towards Fitness Goals

While working out at home amid the pandemic, actor Sayani Gupta is motivating and pushing herself towards achieving her fitness goals. In a long post on social media alongside a mirror selfie, the Pagglait actor shared how the ongoing pandemic made her realise the importance of being healthy. “The pandemic has been hard for everyone. And made me incredibly grateful for every little thing but also taught me that nothing is more critical than health and well being. No amount of work or money or social obligation,” she expressed. Sayani shared she is currently focussing on self-love by doing things that are “good for me, make me happy and [keep me] completely at peace.” Talking about her schedule, the 35-year-old wrote, “I eat right, cook for myself, workout and do yoga everyday, read, bird watch, journal, sing, nap, do all that and much more.. all for the…