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Schools are closed, children are on summer holidays. Hence, May is an ideal month to plan trips. It's the best time for venturing out to new places, especially cool hill stations.

The most sacred Buddhist festival is observed in May. Buddha Purnima, also known as Buddha Jayanti, is celebrated across the country to mark birth anniversary of Lord Buddha. Birthdays of Guru Rabindranath and Hazarat Ali are also observed during this month.

We, at the National Portal of India, are dedicated to keep you informed with all the latest developments pertaining to India and its diverse facets by providing a unique gateway to access important information. Our constant endeavour is to make your visit to the National Portal a more satisfying experience. We wish to get your kind support as we have been receiving so far. Do write to us, if you have any suggestions or feedback.


What's New

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

General Election 2014
People Group

Most Viewed on National Portal

Search your name in voters list
Joint Entrance Examination
Book train tickets online by IRCTC
All India Pre-Medical/Pre-Dental Entrance Test 2014
Search polling station location online by ECI
Calculate your income tax

Newly launched/revamped Government websites

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

Council for Rehabilitation of Widows, Orphans, Handicapped and Old Persons, J&K
Office of Resident Commissioner (RCWB), West Bengal
Madhya Pradesh Bhawan, New Delhi
Gujarat Bhawan and Office of the Resident Commissioner, New Delhi

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

Mobile Apps

Voter Information Search Using Internet
Voter Information Search Using SMS
Delhi Police Lost Report

Helpline Numbers

Mobile Seva Helpline: 022-67870166/022-26201606



Higher education is of vital importance for any country, as it is a powerful tool to build knowledge-based society and human resource. India possesses a highly developed higher education system which offers facility of education and training in almost all aspects of human creative and intellectual endeavours: arts and humanities; natural, mathematical and social sciences, engineering; medicine; dentistry; agriculture; education; law; commerce and management; music and performing arts; national and foreign languages; culture; communications etc.

Did You Know?

Did You Know? Now you can check the accreditation status of higher education institutes online.

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


In continuation of the efforts to keep the community informed about the latest in the world of web standards, GIGW is to share news about the status of standards in three key areas.

  • ARIA
  • CSS 3
  • HTML 5

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



Celebrations become dearer when we have the wishes of our loved ones. You can share your heartfelt feelings for your family and friends with our e-cards on the occasions of Guru Rabindranath's Birthday, Hazarat Ali's Birthday and Buddha Purnima.

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