Spring is here with warm sunshine, refreshing flowers and festivals. The spirit of rejuvenation is in the air. The month of March offers us an opportunity to celebrate the most popular festivals of India. Holi - the festival of colors celebrated by Indians and foreigners alike conveying a message of friendship and brotherhood. Maha Shivaratri, Good Friday and Easter are also observed during the month with equal enthusiasm and fervor.

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What's New

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

State Budget
Recent Publications by Publication Division
Information about GI Cloud and State Data Centre Scheme
Apply online for changes or corrections in Tax Deduction Account Number Data

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Online facility for verification or printing of birth certificate by Corporation of Chennai
Apply online for changes or corrections in Permanent Account Number Data
Check tax challan status online with Income Tax Department
Book HP Tourism Development Corporation bus ticket
Book and check status of Instant Money Order

Newly launched/revamped Government websites

Following are some of the Government websites that have been launched/revamped recently.

Police Complaints Authority (PCA), Delhi
GURUKULAM - Andhra Pradesh
Employees Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO), Dehradun
e-Uparjan, Online Procurement Monitoring System, MP
Punjab Remote Sensing Centre (PRSC), Ludhiana
Power (Electricity) Department, Dadra and Nagar Haveli

Spotlight

Spotlight

The Budget is indicative of the economic growth and financial wellbeing of a nation. In this spotlight, we would highlight the important aspects of the Union Budget 2013-14, covering major announcements, policy change, reforms, allocations, etc. for various sectors. The Spotlight will give you complete information of the Union Budget, apart from the Economic Survey and the Railway Budget.
The National Portal also offers you complete details of State budgets.


Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Now you can download NCERT model question papers of classes 10th and 12th online.

Browse through our How Do I? Section for details about this and other online services designed to bring the Indian Government closer to its citizens.

Web Guidelines

Web Guidelines

W3C has released the Web Accessibility Initiative's Accessible Rich Internet Applications (WAI-ARIA) popularly known as ARIA. ARIA is a positive, enabling technology that allows developers to create rich web applications that are accessible. For more information you may refer to WAI-ARIA Best Practices.

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


Greetings

Greetings

Celebrations become dearer when we have the well wishes of our loved ones. You can share your heartfelt feelings for your family and friends with our e-cards on the occasions of Holi, Maha Shivratri, and Easter.


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