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Get ready to paint the town in the hues of Saffron, White and Green as India gears up to commemorate its Independence Day this month. Festivity and patriotism render the atmosphere glorious, with exuberant children who are ready to take their colourful kites to the sky.

Other popular festivals - Janmashtami, the birthday of Lord Krishna and Ganesh Chaturthi, the birth of Lord Ganesha are also celebrated in this month.

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We have been adding new content across all the sections of the Portal; following are some of the recently added content:

National Flag
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National Song
Independence Day Wallpapers
Independence Day E-cards
Web Ratna Award 2014

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Newly launched/revamped Government websites

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i - register, Indian Ordnance Factories
Regional Institute of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology (RIPSAT), West Tripura
Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO), Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh
National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), New Delhi

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The celebration of the 68th Independence Day of India marks the commemoration of 67 years of India as an independent nation. Independence Day evokes the feeling of patriotism in the heart of every Indian. 15th August is a day when we rejoice in our freedom and pay homage to those who laid down their lives for us. The National Portal of India brings an exclusive vibrant special page for you to join the nation in celebration of this National Day.

Dates extended for Web Ratna Award 2014

Web Ratna Award 2014

The last date of filing the nominations for has extended up to August 31, 2014.

Log on to our website to know more about the award categories, registration and nomination procedures.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Now you can participate in the Governance activities through the online citizen engagement portal

Browse through our Services Section for details about this online service and other services designed to bring the Indian Government closer to its citizens.

Web Guidelines


Complying with the UUU trilogy involves making your website User-friendly, Usable, and Universally Accessible. A website whose pages download faster is sure to appeal to users asUser-friendly. Optimizing your website pages for faster download is an important key to a better user experience. Some methods to optimize your web pages include:

  • Minimize HTTP Requests
  • Add an Expires or a Cache-Control Header
  • Gzip Components
  • Make JavaScript and CSS External
  • Optimize Images
  • Avoid Empty tags

For more information on guidelines and tips for websites please refer to Guidelines for Indian Government Websites.



Wishes from loved ones are always make festivals more colourful. In this digital age, you can share your heartfelt feelings for your family and friends with our e-cards. On the occasions of Independence Day, Janmastami and Ganesh Chaturthi, you can send some fabulous e-cards from our repository.

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