Jitendra Singh

No more hartal calls from Islamabad can disrupt life in Srinagar: Jitendra Singh on G20 meet in Kashmir

The ongoing G20 Tourism Working group meeting has the objective of bringing the shooting of films in the Valley back on the manifold.

published on : 22nd May 2023

India set to become third largest N-power producer by 2030

Singh said as per the targets laid down by the atomic energy department, India is set to achieve 20 GW capacity of nuclear power generation by 2030.

published on : 10th April 2023

In touch with stakeholders on pension scheme: Union minister Jitendra Singh

There was a time when a government vehicle would be fired upon wherever it broke down, for example, in the Tura hills of Meghalaya.

published on : 10th March 2023

Integration of R&D labs must for effective resource utilisation: Jitendra Singh

CSIR-IICT also singed another MoU with Granules India Ltd for tech transfer of process know-how for Metformin raw material. 

published on : 8th March 2023

Union Health Minister launches first made-in-India intranasal Covid vaccine 

The nasal vaccine -- BBV154 -- had received the Drugs Controller General of India's (DCGI) approval in November for restricted emergency use among adults as a heterologous booster dose.

published on : 26th January 2023

Microseismic observation system to be set up in Joshimath: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

The minister informed that 100 New Seismological Centres (Observatories) will be opened up across the country in addition to 152 already existing and functional such centres.

published on : 11th January 2023

India to observe National Science Day on Feb 28 with new theme

National Science Day is celebrated every year on February 28 to commemorate the discovery of ‘Raman Effect’ by Indian physicist Sir C. V. Raman on 28 February 1928.

published on : 10th January 2023

Centre relaxes guidelines for scientists, makes it easier to access grants

The new guidelines 'Ease of Doing Science: Towards less government, more governance' are aimed at reducing the compliance burden and switching from research administration to research facilitation.

published on : 1st March 2022

Development of JK, NE, hilly states priority of Modi govt: Jitendra Singh

Singh said this at the foundation stone laying ceremony and inauguration of multiple national highway projects in the northeastern state of Manipur.

published on : 17th August 2020

Detained Kashmiri leaders will be freed before 18 months: Jitendra Singh

He also added that the Kashmiri leaders are not under house arrest but they are treated as house guests.

published on : 22nd September 2019

Partition greatest mistake in modern India, says Union Minister Jitendra Singh

Jitendra Singh stated that the two-nation theory, on the basis of which partition was done, proved to be meaningless the day Bangladesh was formed.

published on : 14th September 2019

Government's focus on development of North-East will help us win Meghalaya, Tripura polls: Union minister Jitendra Singh

He cited a number of measures taken by the Centre, including amendment to the Forest Act to exclude bamboo from the definition of trees, which will boost economy in states like Tripura.

published on : 10th January 2018

Congress sabotaging Triple Talaq Bill: Union Minister Jitendra Singh

The Minister of State for Prime Minister's Office attacked the Congress saying that the people who always talk about social justice are not in favour of justice to women.

published on : 7th January 2018

No centralised data on pending RTI applications: Govt

The data regarding number of RTI applications pending department-wise and the number of departments having facilitation centres, is not centrally maintained, Jitendra Singh said.

published on : 2nd August 2017