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India: Govt. of Chhattisgarh and Wadhwani Operating Foundation (WOF) Sign MoU to Make Chhattisgarh Leader in Job Creation and Talent Development Under ‘Smart State’ Initiative

India: Govt. of Chhattisgarh and Wadhwani Operating Foundation (WOF) Sign MoU to Make Chhattisgarh Leader in Job Creation and Talent Development Under ‘Smart State’ Initiative

India, Regional
To develop city based Startup and SME Ecosystems by leveraging Network of Mentors, Investors and incubators WOF to build one-stop technology platform and develop & deliver e-content to the institutes to support skilling in schools and ITI and entrepreneurship training in colleges Raipur (NewsVoir) --- The Govt. of Chhattisgarh and Wadhwani Operating Foundation (WoF) have announced a strategic partnership which aims at making Chhattisgarh a Smart State through Job Creation and Talent Development. Dr. Ajay Kela, President and CEO, Wadhwani Operating Foundation exchanged the memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Alex Paul Menon, CEO, CHIPS, Govt. of Chhattisgarh. Focus areas of this collaboration include making Entrepreneurship Education ubiquitous in Chhattisgarh colleges, deve...
India: Government is Committed to Promote Organic Farming, Says Agriculture Minister

India: Government is Committed to Promote Organic Farming, Says Agriculture Minister

Agriculture, Economy, India
Ghaziabad (PIB News) --- Union Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Radha Mohan Singh said that in view of the importance of organic farming, with emphasis on sustainable production, food security and soil health, Central Government is committed to promote organic farming. Singh was speaking on the inauguration of the Agriculture fair based on Organic Farming here today. The Minister of Agriculture said that the Government is promoting organic farming across the country through the dedicated scheme of Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY) and Organic Value Chain Development for Northeast regions (OVCDNER under National Mission for Sustainable Agriculture (NMSA). Singh said that Paramparagat Krishi Vikas Yojana(PKVY) scheme is the first comprehensive plan based on a 20-hectare cluste...

Demonetisation: How to get back the hard earned money

Economy, India
Kochi (BWI) --- Government’s recent move to curb black currency market through the withdrawal of 500 and 1000 rupee notes from the economy has left the common populace with several queries. How to get back the hard earned money was the repeated question from every nook and corner of the nation. Supporting UAE Exchange India, one of the pioneers of financial services has come up to share valuable information with the public. Here are some of the important queries common man poses: How can I exchange my 500 and 1000 rupee notes? Individuals can deposit their old notes with a valid ID in nearest Banks or Post Office from 10th November to 30th December 2016. You can even exchange the currency till 31st March 2017 with the support of valid ID at RBI. What is the limit of ATM withdrawal? Withdra
Stop Buying Medicines if You are Not Going to Have it as Prescribed

Stop Buying Medicines if You are Not Going to Have it as Prescribed

Health, India, Sci-Tech
Mumbai (BWI) - Oh! I forgot to take my medicines! How often have you said this or heard people saying it? We forget many things in our daily lives, but there is a difference when we forget to take our prescribed medicines. If you missed yesterday’s medicines, you can’t take them today – the damage has already happened in your body. According to the World Health Organization, “Approximately 50% of patients do not take their medications as prescribed.” This can lead to significant increase in hospitalization, treatment failure and even death. As per studies, 2.5 times increased a risk of hospitalization for patients with diabetes. Praveen Wadalkar with more than 15 years of experience in the healthcare domain offers strategies for patients to improve medicine adherence through his book “Sto

Hyundai Motor India Launches Global SUV ‘The All New Tucson’

Economy, India
New Delhi (BWI)--- Hyundai Motor India Limited the wholly owned subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company and the largest passenger car exporter and the second largest car manufacturer in India today launched its Global SUV ‘The All New Tucson –Born Dynamic’ in India consolidating its SUV line-up for the aspirational Indian customers.  Hyundai Motor India Ltd., the country’s leading premium car manufacturer currently has ten car models across segments – Eon, i10, Grand i10, Elite i20, Active i20, Xcent, Verna, Creta, Elantra, Tucson and Santa Fe. If company sources are to be believed, the launch of 3rdGeneration All New Tucson in India will propel Hyundai towards Market Leadership. Mr. Y K Koo, MD & CEO, Hyundai Motor India Ltd said, “The aspiration of owning an SUV is a global phenomenon. T