Last Updated : Jun 26 2019 11:12PM     Screen Reader Access
News Highlights
PM Modi urges lawmakers to work together to fulfil aspirations of people            India will go by its national interest: Jaishankar to Pompeo            Home Minister Amit Shah reviews security situation in J&K            Anti-drug campaigns need to be launched in school, college: VP Naidu            ICC World Cup: New Zealand set 238-run target for Pakistan           

National News

Aug 29, 2018
2:34PM

Cabinet approves Umbrella scheme “Ocean Services, Technology, Observations, Resources Modelling and Science (O-SMART)

NSD Logo
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval today for the umbrella scheme “Ocean Services, Technology, Observations, Resources Modelling and Science - O-SMART. 

The scheme with an overall cost of 1623 crore encompasses a total of 16 sub-projects addressing ocean development activities such as Services, Technology, Resources, Observations and Science. 
The services rendered under the O-SMART will provide economic benefits to a number of user communities in the coastal and ocean sectors, namely, fisheries, offshore industry, coastal states, Defence, Shipping, Ports etc. 

Currently, five lakhs fishermen community is receiving this information daily through mobile which includes allocation of fish potential and local weather conditions in the coastal waters.  This will help in reducing the search time for fishermen resulting in savings in the fuel cost. 
This scheme also provides necessary scientific and technological background required for implementation of various aspects of Blue Economy. 

Live Twitter Feed

Listen News

Morning News 26 (Jun) Midday News 26 (Jun) News at Nine 26 (Jun) Hourly 26 (Jun) (2300hrs)
समाचार प्रभात 26 (Jun) दोपहर समाचार 26 (Jun) समाचार संध्या 26 (Jun) प्रति घंटा समाचार 26 (Jun) (2305hrs)
Khabarnama (Mor) 26 (Jun) Khabrein(Day) 26 (Jun) Khabrein(Eve) 26 (Jun)
Aaj Savere 26 (Jun) Parikrama 26 (Jun) Lok Ruchi Samachar 23 (Jun)

Listen Programs

Market Mantra 26 (Jun) Samayki 26 (Jun) Sports Scan 26 (Jun) Spotlight/News Analysis 26 (Jun) Samachar Darshan 26 (Jun) Radio Newsreel 25 (Jun)
    Public Speak

    Country wide 20 (Jun) Surkhiyon Mein 20 (Jun) Charcha Ka Vishai Ha 26 (Jun) Vaad-Samvaad 18 (Jun) Money Talk 18 (Jun) Current Affairs 21 (Jun)