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English Release 31-January 2015
Date Month Year
  • President's Secretariat
  • President of India Congratulates DRDO on the Successful Test-Firing of Agni-V
  • President’s Message on the Occasion of 38th Anniversary of Indian Coast Guard
  • Prime Minister's Office
  • PM reviews PaHaL Scheme for Direct Benefit Transfer for LPG Subsidy
  • PM salutes our scientists, on the successful test-firing of Agni V missile
  • PM gives best wishes to all athletes participating in the 35th National Games
  • Min of Comm. & Information Technology
  • Commemorative Postage Stamp on Swachh Bharat Released
  • Min of Culture
  • Dr Mahesh Sharma lays foundation stone of campus buildings of National Museum Institute and Indian Culinary Institute
  • Min of Information & Broadcasting
  • Siri Fort Auditorium amongst the top 50 auditoriums for cinema viewing in India- Col Rajyavardhan Rathore
  • Min of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
  • ACC Appointments
  • 18th National Conference on e-Governance concludes in Gandhinagar
  • ACC Appointments
  • Ministry of Tourism
  • Dr Mahesh Sharma lays foundation stone of campus buildings of National Museum Institute and Indian Culinary Institute
  • Min of Tribal Affairs
  • Tribal Afairs Ministers Felicitates Tribal Guests and the Tableaux Artistes & Supporting Staff, who had Participated in this Year’s Republic Day Parade
  • Min of Urban Development
  • Speech made by the Hon’ble Union Minister for Urban Development at the Inauguration of 35th National Games in Kerala on 31st January, 2015
  • States show the way forward on building smart cities

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Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment17-September, 2011 20:22 IST
Shilpostav 2011 begins Today
Shilpostav 2011, the annual fair of artisans from across the country, belonging to the weaker sections of the society, began at Dilli Haat in New Delhi today. Union minister for Social Justice & Empowerment Shri Mukul Wasnik inaugurated the 15 days long festival which will continue till 30th of this month. Speaking on the occasion the minister said that the Shilpostav is a unique platform to show case the talent of marginalized and disadvantaged artisans and in an emerging state which needs to be taken a step further. The minister emphasized that similar exhibition should be organized in Bangalore, Kolkata, Hyderabad and other cities of the country.

This is the fifth consecutive year of Shilpostav. The participating artists and workers are the beneficiaries of various apex organizations of the Ministry of social Justice & Empowerment who will display and sell their products at 129 stalls hired for this purpose at Dilli Haat.

Addressing the participants the minister said that artists from different states of the country should be recognized so that their hidden talent can be exhibited and they can get an opportunity to participate in future Shilpostavas. According to Shri Wasnik a Brand name of quality works should be popularized so that the works produced by Backward class, scheduled caste and handicapped artists can be valued equally by the people.

Those who were present during the occasion included Shri K. M. Acharya, Secretary, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Smt. Sangita Gairola, Addl. Secretary, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Shri Sanjeev Kumar, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment.

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