The Swachh Bharat Mission (Grameen) on February 6, 2019 launched the ‘Darwaza Band -Part 2’ campaign for sustainability of the Open Defecation Free (ODF) status of villages across the country.
The Inland Waterways Authority of India (IWAI) and Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding on February 26, 2019 for jointly developing infrastructure for fuels, lubricating oil, LPG, natural gas and any other related fuel and gas for meeting the requirement of national waterways.
The Union Ministry of Coal on February 4, 2019 signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Ministry of Energy, Republic of Poland in New Delhi on cooperation in the field of coal mining.
India and Argentina released a Joint Statement on February 18, 2019 after extensive talks between Indian Prime Minister NarendraModi and the President of the Argentine Republic, Mauricio Macri, who is on a state visit to India from February 17-19, 2019.
India and Morocco on February 18, 2019 signed four MoUs following the delegation-level talks between External Affairs Minister SushmaSwaraj and her Moroccan counterpart Nasser Bourita in Rabat.
The NITI Aayog on February 12, 2019 signed a Statement of Intent (SOI) with the Michael & Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF) to codify, document and share best practices to improve learning outcomes in public school education through systemic reforms, based on their collective experiences of working with various state governments in India.
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister NarendraModi on February 6, 2019 approved the Memorandum of Understanding between India and Finland for cooperation based on mutual interest in the field of Biotechnology, for funding and implementing ambitious industry-led innovative and transnational projects within the broad scope of research development and innovation.
The National Cancer Institute (NCI) at Jhajjar, Haryana, recently dedicated to the nation by Prime Minister NarendraModi, is an integral part of All India Institutes of Medical Sciences (AIIMS), New Delhi.
India climbed eight places in the 2019 International Intellectual Property (IP) Index, ranking at 36th position among 50 countries. India’s overall score has increased from 30.07 percent in 2018 to 36.04 percent in 2019.
The Goods and Services Tax (GST) Council met on February 24, 2019 for its 33rd meeting and slashed GST rate on under-construction residential properties and the affordable housing projects.