Month of August also known as Shravan Maas, marks the beginning of the festive season in India. It spreads a spirit of festivity, patriotism and brotherhood. India shall be celebrating its 72nd Independence Day on 15th August to pay tributes to the brave hearts who fought for the Independence of India.

Raksha Bandhan or Rakhi, the festival of sacred bond of love shared between brothers and sisters shall be celebrated during this month. Onam, Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid) and Parsi New year's Day will also be observed in August.

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"Unique ID for Persons with Disabilities" project is being implemented with a view of creating a National Database for Persons with Disability (PwDs) and to issue a Unique Disability Identity Card to each person with disabilities. The project will not only encourage transparency, efficiency and ease of delivering the government benefits to the person with disabilities but also ensure uniformity. The project will also help in streamlining the tracking of physical and financial progress of beneficiary at all levels of hierarchy of implementation from Village level, Block level, District level, State level and National level.

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Now you can calculate income tax online. Users can select the assessment year and net income to avail the facility. This information is being provided online by the Income Tax Department.

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



Wishes from loved ones always make festivals more delightful. In this digital age, you can share your heartfelt feelings for your family and friends with our e-cards.

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mobileapps English to Indian Language Translator: Mobile Translator Application on Android is being developed under English to Indian Languages Translation system using the AnglaBharati Translation Engine. This application works over both SMS and GPRS. For details please refer to the User Manual.

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