Newsletter: August 2019

The monsoons have advanced steadily to cover the entire nation, helping recharge water reservoirs and also nourishing the rainfed agricultural zones.

August augurs the arrival of several festivals across the nation. Independence Day will be celebrated for the 73rd time on 15th August, 2019. It is another momentous occasion observed annually when the citizens can pause to honor the memory of all freedom fighters whose persistent albeit varied efforts with different ideologies have enabled us to cherish the fruits of freedom that was earnt with supreme sacrifices by all. This month also sees celebration of festivals from multiple faiths such as Id-ul-Zuha (Bakrid), Parsi New Year's day/ Nauraj, Raksha Bandhan & Janmashtami.

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Asean India
Sikar district of Rajasthan
Meghalaya Energy Corporation Limited
Institute of Forest Genetics and Tree Breeding
Schemes - Department of Chemical and Petrochemical

Newly launched/revamped Government websites

Saral Sanchar Portal
Film Facilitation Office
National Hydrology Project
Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation
Controller General Of Communication Accounts
Jal Shakti Abhiyan

For more information on recently launched websites, kindly visit the GOI Web Directory.

Helpline Numbers

Directorate of Film Festivals: 011-26499386/26499378
Delhi Development Authority: 1800110332

Spotlight » SE Shagun - School Education Shagun


SE Shagun, i.e., School Education Shagun is an all encompassing platform relating to the entire gamut of activities of the Department of School Education in the Government of India and all States and Union Territories. The word 'Shagun' is coined from two different words - 'Shala' meaning Schools and 'Gunvatta' meaning Quality.

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Did You Know?

Now you can get information about Person of Indian Origin Card by Bureau of Immigration. All the details are available on the website.

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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