COVID-19, Coronavirus, employee compensation, shipping industry, Ministry of Shipping, India

Rs. 50 lakh compensation declared for the Port employees in case of loss of life due to COVID-19

Ministry of Shipping has decided that all the Major Ports may grant compensation /Ex-Gratia in the event of loss of life due to COVID-19/ Coronavirus to the dependent members/legal heirs of the port employees as under: Category Amount of compensation/Ex-Gratia (Rs.) All Port employees including Contract Labourers employed directly by the port 50.00 Lakh Other […]

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Department of Posts to deliver essential items through National Road Transport Network

Due to the prevailing situation arising out of lock-down due to COVID-19, the supply chain management of essential items in the country got disrupted as the passenger airlines, railways and state roadways stopped plying. Union Minister for Commmunications, Electronics& Information Technology and Law and Justice, Ravi Shankar Prasad while addressing the senior officers of the […]

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Indian Railways to run Special Parcel Trains for carriage of essential items in small parcel sizes

To ensure an uninterrupted and seamless supply chain of goods and essential commodities in the wake of COVID-19, Indian Railways is offering its unhindered services of Parcel Trains for nationwide transportation of essential commodities and other goods required to meet the needs of citizens of the nation. Transportation of essential items like medical supplies, medical […]

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COVID-19: Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi assures PM Modi of the welfare of the over 2 million Indians living in UAE

In the context of COVID-19, Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke on telephone yesterday with Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi. The two leaders exchanged information and views on the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the situation in their respective countries, as well as the steps being taken by their Governments. They […]

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Scientists of ARI, Pune develop biofortified, high protein wheat variety

Scientists from Agharkar Research Institute (ARI), Pune, an autonomous institute under the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, have developed a biofortified durum wheat variety MACS 4028, which shows high protein content. The wheat variety developed by the ARI scientists group on Wheat improvement, shown high protein content of about 14.7%, better nutritional […]