Articles tagged under: Smriti Irani

Changes in union cabinet

May 14, 2018
Changes in union cabinet

    New Delhi: The President of India, as advised by the Prime Minister, has directed reallocation of portfolios amongst the members of the union council of ministers:-   -During the period of indisposition of Arun Jaitley, his portfolios of minister of finance and corporate affairs are temporarily assigned to Piyush Goyal in addition to Goyal's existing portfolios. It should be mentioned that after month-long dialyses, Jaitley today underwent renal transplant. He will...Read More

Smriti Irani launches GNFC Neem Project in Uttar Pradesh

April 14, 2018
Smriti Irani launches GNFC Neem Project in Uttar Pradesh

Bharuch: In order to fulfill Prime Minister’s vision of 100% Neem coating of Urea, Gujarat Narmada Valley Fertilizers & Chemicals Limited (GNFC) undertook an innovative multidimensional Socio Economic Neem Project since 2015. GNFC has collected more than 45000 MT Neem seed through 4.5 Lacs rural women in last three years in five states namely Gujarat, Maharashtra, MP Karnataka & Rajasthan in more than 60 districts. Many Government organisations and NGO’s like Gujarat Livelihood Promotion Co...Read More

I and B ministry withdraws guidelines on fake news on PM’s directive

April 03, 2018
I and B ministry withdraws guidelines on fake news on PM’s directive

New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office today advised the Information and Broadcasting Ministry to withdraw its press release on fake news and said the decision on what amounts to fake news should be left to bodies such the Press Council of India, official sources said. The Information and Broadcasting Ministry withdrew its contentious press release on fake news after a directive from the Prime Minister's Office. "PIB Press Release titled 'Guidelines for Accreditation of Journalists amended...Read More

Smriti Irani visits Statue of Unity, Narmada dam sites

March 25, 2018
Smriti Irani visits Statue of Unity, Narmada dam sites

Bharuch: Union Textiles Minister Smriti Irani today visited the site in Narmada district of Gujarat where a giant statue of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel -- touted to be the tallest in the world when completed -- is being constructed. The statue is expected to be inaugurated on October 31 this year, the birth anniversary of the country's first home minister. She also visited Narmada Dam at nearby Kevadiya and inspected the radial gates which have been installed to increase the dam's height, a gove...Read More

Smriti Irani to launch action plan for aspirational district Narmada

March 24, 2018
Smriti Irani to launch action plan for aspirational district Narmada

Bharuch: Union minister Smriti Irani will be in Narmada district of Central Gujarat on one day visit. The minister will hold meeting with executive officers at Keavdia Colony and review the action plant for 2018-22 for transformation of aspirational district Narmada. She will attend a seminar at Sardar town hall in Rajpipla at 3.00 pm organized by Niti Aayog on Transforming India 2022. Smriti will launch 2018-2011 action plant for transformation of aspirational district Narmada. L...Read More

BSNL launches free Wi-Fi facility at Udwada Village in Gujarat

March 21, 2018
BSNL launches free Wi-Fi facility at Udwada Village in Gujarat

Udwada: State owned telecom player Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited today launched Free Wi-Fi Facility at Udwada Village, Valsad District, Gujarat under Saansad Adarsh Gram Yojana adopted by Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani, Minister for (I&B) and Textiles. The facility was launched by Sh. Manoj Sinha, Minister of State for Communications and Minister of State for Railways in the presence of Smt Irani on the occasion of Navroz. Speaking on the occasion, Smt.Irani said, “Under Saansad Adarsh Gram ...Read More

Gujarat in Republic Day parade

January 26, 2018
Gujarat in Republic Day parade

Gandhinagar: Vaddoara based Asit Mistry was the Commander of 69th Republic Day parade in New Delhi. Mistry led the parade standing in jeep in salute mode. Mistry is General Officer Commanding of Delhi region in Indian Army. The parade today was witnessed by ten leaders of ASEAN countries(South East Asian countries). All of them along with spouses were wearing Gujarat's Bandhni dupatta(tie and dye scarfs). Gujarat tableau this year depicted Sabarmati Gandhi Ashram of Ahmedabad with statues ...Read More

On Smriti Irani’s interaction with media in Gujarat

November 09, 2017
On Smriti Irani’s interaction with media in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Smriti Irani was quite original, light and mixing in press conference held at media centre of BJP here. This was one press interaction that media persons enjoyed after too many formal, heavy-heavy and serious-serious press meets. Smriti fluently replied questions in Gujarati. When she refused to reply a question, she did it with smile on face. She addressed the press formally on BJP's role in empowering women but in question-answer session she really shined. Smriti in this press me...Read More

Smriti joins door-to-door campaign of BJP, gets overwhelming response

November 09, 2017
Smriti joins door-to-door campaign of BJP, gets overwhelming response

Ahmedabad: Union Minister and tv actor turned politician Smriti Irani got an overwhelming response during her door-to-door campaign in the city as part of Gujarat Gaurav Mahasampark Abhiyan by the ruling BJP in the poll bound state. Irani visited several societies and met people directly and handed them over the party leaflet and PM Narendra Modi's message the people. She also met commoners including auto-rickshaw drivers and talked to them. She went to several house...Read More

Chidambaram in Gujarat seeks greater autonomy for J&K, Smriti Irani says shocking PC bats for separatists & ‘azadi’

October 28, 2017
Chidambaram in Gujarat seeks greater autonomy for J&K, Smriti Irani says shocking PC bats for separatists & ‘azadi’

Rajkot: Former Finance Minister and senior Congress leader P Chidambaram pitched for greater autonomy for restive Jammu and Kashmir yet again on Saturday, drawing stinging criticism from the BJP even as Union minister Smriti Irani called the remark “shocking and shameful”. “The demand in the Kashmir Valley is to respect the letter and spirit of Article 370, that means they want greater autonomy. My interactions in J-K led me to the conclusion that when they ask for azadi, mostly, I am n...Read More

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