The month of November marks the dawn of winter season with celebration of festival of lights - Diwali. Festivals like Bhai Duj, Chhat Puja and Guru Nanak Jayanti that are celebrated all over the country also fall in this month.

On 14th November also known as Children's Day, we pay tribute to Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, the first Prime Minister of independent India, on his birth anniversary.

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What's New

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

Government Directory
Acts & Rules

Most Viewed on National Portal

Odisha State Disaster Management Authority
Check list of National Speed Post Centres
Website of Archaeological Survey of India
Information on how to enroll for Aadhaar Card
Voter registration forms by Election Commission of India

Newly launched/revamped Government websites

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

Police Radio Training School, Indore, Madhya Pradesh
Sikkim Judicial Academy
BCG Vaccine Laboratory, Chennai
Uttar Pradesh Police

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

Mobile Apps

Xtended Licensing and Laboratory Node (XLN) App
Public Distribution System Common Application Platform (PDSCAP)

Helpline Numbers

Delhi Traffic Police Helpline Number:
1095 and 011-25844444
24 Hours DMRC Helpline Number:



India is the world's largest democracy. It has a quasi-federal government which is selected directly by people through elections held in every 5 years.

The constitution of India gives power to the Election Commission to conduct regular, free and fair elections. The Representation of the People Act, 1950 and the Representation of the People Act, 1951 deals with all aspects related to conduct of elections and post-election disputes. In this Spotlight we have featured various services offered by the Election Commission of India and State Election Commissions.

Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Now you can register to get online GPF statement in Odisha.

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


GIGW compliance
In this festive season, we hope to initiate a process whereby we can keep growing the community of compliant websites through a step-by-step approach:

  • Identifying most frequently occurring issues that affect GIGW compliance
  • Finding and sharing resolutions for the most commonly found issues
  • More importantly, engaging with respective website stakeholders to help implement solutions

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



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