Government Schemes & Projects: Point-Wise Current-Affairs/GS Articles 2019 (Including PIB)- Download PDF

  • Sep 22, 2019
  • 1 Dam Safety Bill 2019 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Bills ]

    The Jal Shakti Minister of India introduced the Dam Safety Bill 2019 in the Lok Sabha in August 2019. Various reasons have led to the establishment of a national authority to look into the institutional and legal safeguards as far as the management of dams is concerned.

    Image shows of Dam Safety Bill 2019

    Image Shows of Dam Safety Bill 2019

    Image shows of Dam Safety Bill 2019

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  • Sep 19, 2019
  • 1 Sustainable Fashion Project SU.RE Launched [ International Relations/Organizations, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Minister for Textiles launched Project SURE on 22 August 2019 on the occasion of Lakmé Fashion Winter/Festive 2019 held in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The aim is to promote sustainable fashion contributing towards a clean environment.

    Image shows of Sustainable Fashion Project SU.RE Launched

    Image Shows of Sustainable Fashion Project SU. RE Launched

    Image shows of Sustainable Fashion Project SU. RE Launched

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  • 2 RuPay Card Launched in UAE [ International Relations/Organizations, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In a significant development to boost India’s relationship with UAE, the serving Prime Minister of India on his UAE visit dated 24th August 2019 launched RuPay card at the Emirates Palace, Abu Dhabi. UAE has become the first country in the Gulf region where RuPay card has been la

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  • Sep 6, 2019
  • 1 Inauguration of a National Centre for Avian Ecotoxicology in Coimbatore [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Salim Ali Centre for Ornithology and Natural Sciences hosted the inauguration of the National Centre for Avian Ecotoxicology on 24th August 2019 in Coimbatore district of Tamil Nadu by the Union Environment and Forest Minister of India. The centre is expected to explore the

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  • 2 Renovated National Food Laboratory Inaugurated at Ghaziabad [ Health, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In a significant step towards promoting health and welfare, the Union Health Minister of India on August 23,2019 on the occasion of 13th anniversary of Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 launched renovated National Food Laboratory at Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh.

    Renovated National Food Laboratory inaugurated at Ghaziabad

    Renovated National Food Laboratory Inaugurated at Ghaziabad

    Renovated National Food Laboratory inaugurated at Ghaziabad

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  • 3 Tiger Census Report 2018 Released [ International Relations/Organizations, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    With About 3000 tigers, India is one of the world’s largest and most secure habitats. The number of tigers in Gir Forest there has increased by 27 per cent. The report released in August 2019 highlights about the significant achievement of India in conserving wildlife. India is n

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  • Aug 24, 2019
  • 1 Paramarsh Scheme [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Paramarsh Scheme is the UGC scheme launched on 18th July 2019 in New Delhi by The Union Minister for Human Resource Development. The scheme aims towards Mentoring National Accreditation and Assessment Council (NAAC) Accreditation Aspirant Institutions to promote Quality Assuranc

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  • Aug 16, 2019
  • 1 Price for Sovereign Gold Bonds Fixed at Rs3443 Per Gram by the Centre [ Policy/Governance, Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The government of India has fixed the new series of Sovereign Gold Bonds at Rs3443 opening on July 8. SGBs are government securities denominated in grams of gold. They are substitutes for holding physical gold.

    Investors have to pay the issue price in cash and the bonds will be

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  • Aug 9, 2019
  • 1 One Nation One Ration Card to Be Implemented by July 2020 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    One Nation One Ration Card idea is an effort of the government to benefit crores of beneficiaries by July 2020. The Union Minister of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution unveiled the government efforts towards the same scheme.

    Ration Cards are official documents issue

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  • Aug 6, 2019
  • 1 Pension Coverage to Crores of Farmers [ Policy/Governance, Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Cabinet has approved a new Central Sector Scheme to empower farmers across India. The Central Government would spend Rs. 10774.50 crore for a period of 3 years towards its contribution (matching share) for providing social security cover as envisaged under the scheme.

    Approx. 5

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  • Aug 5, 2019
  • 1 Monthly Pension Scheme for Retail Traders and Shopkeepers Cleared by the Union Cabinet [ Policy/Governance, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Cabinet has approved Rs. 3000 monthly pension scheme for small retail traders and shopkeepers after age of 60 years. Scheme is based on self-declaration as no documents are required except bank account and Aadhaar Card.

    This image show in monthly pension coverage

    This Image Show in Monthly Pension Coverage

    This image show in monthly pension coverage

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  • Aug 3, 2019
  • 1 Social Science Researchers Must Pay Attention Towards Societal Problems [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    On 13 May 2019 Speaking at the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), the Vice President said the objective of every research outcome should be to better the lives of the people.

    The upliftment of the poor should be the goal of soci

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  • Jul 31, 2019
  • 1 PRASAD Scheme Cites [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    To develop pilgrimage and heritage destinations in the country, Government has included Gangotri, Yamunotri in Uttarakhand, Amarkantak in Madhya Pradesh and Parasnath in Jharkhand under Pilgrimage Rejuvenation and Spiritual, Heritage Augmentation Drive (PRASAD).

    The number of si

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  • Jul 29, 2019
  • 1 ‘SPARROW-CBIC’ Project for Online Writing of APAR [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    This Project leverages modern technology for enhancing the overall efficiency and morale of the huge workforce working in Central GST and Customs formations of CBIC. The Project is an important milestone in the journey towards digitisation and paper less working. It includes over

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  • Jul 24, 2019
  • 1 FTII -Pune Has Been Granted Approval for Five Courses Under Applied Arts and Crafts Category [ Policy/Governance, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The All India Council for Technical Education has given approval to the Film and Television Institute of India for launching five courses. sFTII is the first and only institute in the country to receive such recognition in this category.

    Image show in All India Council for Technical Education

    Image Show in All India Council for Technical Education

    Image show in All India Council for Technical Education

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  • 2 The GOI & IIT-Delhi to Set Up a Centre of Excellence for Waste to Wealth Technologies [ Science/Technology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Office of the Principal Scientific Adviser (PSA) to the Government of India and Indian Institute of Technology Delhi (IIT Delhi) signed a Memorandum of Understanding for setting up a Centre of Excellence for Waste to Wealth Technologies.

    This includes implementation of susta

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  • Jul 23, 2019
  • 1 ICAT - a World Class Automotive Testing Centre [ International Relations/Organizations, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The International Centre for Automotive Technology (ICAT), Manesar is located in the northern automotive hub of India. It is a leading world class automotive testing, certification and R&D service provider under the aegis of NATRiP (National Automotive Testing and R&D Infrastruct

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  • Jul 20, 2019
  • 1 China Builds Rail Line in Sri Lanka Under Its Belt and Road Initiative [ International Relations/Organizations, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Geography ]

    China’s Belt and Road Initiative Programme is to connect Asia with Africa and Europe via land and maritime networks along six corridors. The aim is to improve regional integration increasing trade and stimulating the economic growth.

    This was the first rail line to be built in S

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  • Jul 12, 2019
  • 1 Indian Railways Rail Drishti Launched by Piyush Goyal [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Railways ]

    Rail Drishti is a portal that gathers information from various sources on a single platform and gives access to key statistics and parameters to every citizen of the country launched on Feb 26,2019. This dashboard can be accessed through desktop, laptop and smartphones. The statu

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  • Jul 5, 2019
  • 1 Kumbh Sanitation Plan [ Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Kumbh Mela of 2019 succeeded in a big way to send out a message of sanitation to the society. Kumbh Mela is being held in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj from January 15 to March 4. Nearly lakhs of pilgrims attend this fair over the course of approximately 55 auspicious days to bat

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  • Jun 18, 2019
  • 1 🌟 National Policy for Domestic Workers Enacted by Central Govt. [ Policy/Governance, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Any separate law to protect interest of domestic workers has not been enacted by Central Government. Ministry of Labour & Employment is considering to formulate National Policy on Domestic Workers which is indraft stage.

    Image of National Policy for Domestic Workers

    Image of National Policy for Domestic Workers

    Image of National Policy for Domestic Workers

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  • 2 MoU Between India & Finland on Cooperation Infield of Peaceful Uses of Outer Space Approved [ International Relations/Organizations, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Space/ISRO ]

    Approval for Memorandum of Understanding between India & Finland on cooperation infield of peaceful uses of outer space has been given its approval by Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister. MoU has already been signed on10th January, 2019 at New Delhi.

    Image of MoU Between India & Finland

    Image of MoU Between India & Finland

    Image of MoU Between India & Finland

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  • Jun 17, 2019
  • 1 Establishment of New Viral Vaccine Manufacturing Unit at Coonoor, Tamil Nadu Approved [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Proposal for allotment of land measuring 30 acres to Pasteur Institute of India (PII) for establishment of New Viral Vaccine Manufacturing Unit at Coonoor, Tamil Nadu has approved by Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister.

    Map Location of Coonoor

    Map Location of Coonoor

    Map Location of Coonoor

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  • 2 SOI with MSDF to Document Systemic Transformation in Education Signed by NITI Ayog [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    NITI Aayog & Michael & Susan Dell Foundation (MSDF) signed Statement of Intent (SOI) to codify, document & share best practices to improve learning outcomes in public school education through systemic reforms, based on collective experiences of working with various state governme

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  • 3 Roof Top Solar Power System- Number of Measures Taken by Government [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In present rooftop solar Programme, an aggregated capacity of 2100 MW is targeted to be achieved in residential, which was approved by Government in December 2015, institutional, social & Government sector through central financial assistance by year 2019 - 20.

    Image of Grid Connected Solar System

    Image of Grid Connected Solar System

    Image of Grid Connected Solar System

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  • Jun 12, 2019
  • 1 1st Aqua Mega Food Park in Andhra Pradesh Has Been Commissioned [ Agriculture/Agro Industries, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Godavari Mega Aqua Food Park at Tundurru Village in Bhimavaram Mandal, West Godavari District, Andhra Pradesh via video conferencing commissioned By Union Minister. M/s Godavari Mega Aqua Food Park Pvt. Ltd is promoted park. This is1st Mega Aqua Food Park operationalized exclusiv

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  • Jun 11, 2019
  • 1 Certificates of Appreciation to 9 Ministries/Departments for Implementation of E-Office Presented [ Awards, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    To appreciate sincere efforts made by them & giving recognition of commendable work done by 9 Ministries/Departments of Government of India in implementation of e-Office on 12.02. 2019.34 Ministries/Departments were awarded Certificate of Appreciation in 2018.

    Image of e-Office Implementation Status

    Image of E-Office Implementation Status

    Image of e-Office Implementation Status

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  • May 28, 2019
  • 1 Inauguration of Lower Panazara Medium Project under PMKSY [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Prime Minister will visit Yavatmal & Dhule, in Maharashtra & unveiled multiple projects in state on 16 February, 2019. Inauguration of Eklavya Model Residential School, at Nanded through press of button & school has total capacity of 420 students with state of art facilities.

    Image of PM Visits Dhule, jalgaon, Bhusaval, Maharashtra

    Image of PM Visits Dhule, Jalgaon, Bhusaval, Maharashtra

    Image of PM Visits Dhule, jalgaon, Bhusaval, Maharashtra

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  • 2 🌟 Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan (PM- SYM) to Be Implemented from February 15 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan (PM-SYM) will be rolled out by Ministry of Labour & Employment & announced in Interim Budget was notified by Ministry recently. As many as 42 crore workers are estimated to be engaged in unorganized sector of country.

    Image of A Pension Scheme for Unorganised Workers

    Image of A Pension Scheme for Unorganised Workers

    Image of A Pension Scheme for Unorganised Workers

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  • May 23, 2019
  • 1 Scheme for Pension & Medical Aid to Artists [ Health, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Culture ]

    A scheme namely “Scheme for Pension & Medical Aid to Artistes” implemented by Government to improve financial & socio-economic status of old aged artistes & scholars who have contributed significantly in their specialized fields of arts, letters etc. leading miserable life or are

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  • 2 Cremica Food Park, the 1st Mega Food Park of Himachal Pradesh Inaugurated [ Agriculture/Agro Industries, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Cremica Mega Food Park Pvt Ltd was inaugurated by Union Minister for Food Processing Industries. The Park will give an impetus to growth of Food Processing Sector in Himachal Pradesh.

    Image of Mega Food Park

    Image of Mega Food Park

    Image of Mega Food Park

    Location

    Park is located at Village Singha

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  • 3 PETROTECH -2019 on February 11, 2019 Inaugurated [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The PETROTECH - 2019 at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida, Uttar Pradesh on 11th February 2019 was inaugurated by Prime Minister. It is considered to be India’s flagship hydrocarbon conference. 13th International Oil & Gas Conference & Exhibition is being organized under aegis of

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  • 4 Foundation Stone of Mega Food Park at Mathura District in Uttar Pradesh [ Agriculture/Agro Industries, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Foundation stone for M/s Nandvan Mega Food Park Private Limited located in Badawal, Chhata-Barsana road in Mathura in Uttar Pradesh has been laid by Union Minister for Food Processing Industries.

    Map Location of Badawal

    Map Location of Badawal

    Map Location of Badawal

    Image of Mega Food Park Model

    Image of Mega Food Park Model

    Image of Mega Food Park Model

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  • May 22, 2019
  • 1 Sela Tunnel in Arunachal Pradesh [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Sela Tunnel Project in Arunachal Pradesh will be costing Rs. 687 crore- constructed by Border Roads Organization (BRO) would be completed in next three years. It covers total distance of 12.04 kms which consist of two tunnels of 1790 & 475 meters.

    Image of Sela Tunnel Project

    Image of Sela Tunnel Project

    Image of Sela Tunnel Project

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  • 2 🌟 What is ILO? International Labour Organization Centenary Celebrations in India by Labour Minister [ International Relations/Organizations, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Minister of State (I/C) for Labour & Employment inaugurated International Labour Organization (ILO) centenary celebrations in India at V. V. Giri National Labour Institute, Noida. ILO is unique agency of United Nations Organization (UNO) which is tripartite in nature & work

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  • May 21, 2019
  • 1 Dedicated Project for Conservation of Asiatic Lion with Contribution of Rs 97.85 Cr from Centre [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Central government launched dedicated “Asiatic Lion Conservation Project” with budgetary contribution of Rs. 97.85 Cr. With view to strengthen conservation initiatives, Union Ministry of Environment, Forests & Climate Change (MoEFCC) approved project for three financial years FY

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  • 2 GeM & CCI Sign MoU [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Competition Commission of India (CCI) & Government e Marketplace (GeM) entered into Memorandum of Understanding on 6th February 2019 to enable fair & competitive environment in e-Marketplace. Chairman CCI, CEO GeM, Members of CCI, were present on occasion along with officers of

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  • 3 🌟 CVIGIL App: Voter Verification & Information Programme (VVIP) for Upcoming General Elections 2019 [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Political Science ]

    A Voter Verification & Information Programme (VVIP) for citizens for verifications of their names, new registrations, changes in voter details & corrections in Voter Id Cards for upcoming General Elections 2019 launched by-election Commission of India.

    Image of General Election

    Image of General Election

    Image of General Election

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  • May 20, 2019
  • 1 🌟 North East Gas Grid in Assam [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Foundation stone of North East Gas Grid will ensure uninterrupted availability of natural gas across region & boost industrial growth in region. Grid is part of Government’s plan to provide cheap & quality gas to entire North East Region.

    Image of North-East Natural Gas Pipeline Grid

    Image of North-East Natural Gas Pipeline Grid

    Image of North-East Natural Gas Pipeline Grid

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  • 2 Greenfield Airport at Itanagar [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    PM will visit Guwahati, Itanagar & Agartala lay foundation stone for Greenfield Airport at Itanagar, Sela Tunnel & North East Gas Grid & inaugurate DD Arun Prabha Channel & Garjee - Belonia Railway Line.

    Map location of Itanagar Airport, Garjee-Belonia Railway Line

    Map Location of Itanagar Airport, Garjee-Belonia Railway Line

    Map location of Itanagar Airport, Garjee-Belonia Railway Line

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  • May 15, 2019
  • 1 Cabinet Approves Five Year’S Extension of Biomedical Research Career Programme (Schemes) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister approved continuation of the Biomedical Research Career Programme (BRCP) & Welcome Trust (WT) /Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) India Alliance after its initial 10 year term (2008 - 09 to 2018 - 29) to a new 5 year phase (2019 - 20 to 202

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  • May 13, 2019
  • 1 Nikshay Poshan Yojana Scheme: Health Ministry Celebrates World TB Day [ Health, Important Days, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    World TB day is observed on 24 March every year. Ministry of Health & Family Welfare celebrated World TB Day w/a function to reiterate the TB elimination commitment in country by 2025. Additional Secretary & Director General (RNTCP & NACP – Revised National Tuberculosis Control P

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  • May 9, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Govt. Programs/Schemes for Promotion of Grid Interactive Renewable Energy [ Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Government is already implementing various programs/schemes for promotion of grid interactive renewable energy such as solar, wind, bio-power and small hydropower in the country. Waiver of Inter State Transmission System (ISTS) charges and losses for inter-state sale of solar

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  • 2 MHRD Schemes to Boost Educational Development of Economically Backward Classes in the Country [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ministry of Human Resource Development is implementing following schemes for the Economically Backward Class students. Under this scheme, scholarship is provided to the eligible meritorious students having family income less than Rs. 8.0 lakh per annum, for pursuing higher studie

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  • 3 🌟 Nuclear Waste Disposal [ Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The solid wastes generated from nuclear facilities, depending upon their radioactivity content are stored/disposed of in engineered structures such as stone lined trenches, reinforced concrete trenches and tile holes. These structures are designed on multi-barrier principle for

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  • 4 🌟 Status of Free LPG Connections to Poor Women Under PMUY [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    As on 01.02. 2019, Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have released more than 6.31 crore LPG connections against the target of 8 crore under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) and period of implementation of the PMUY is upto 31.03. 2020. Offering swap facility i. e. to avail small

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  • May 5, 2019
  • 1 Launch of Dealer Owned Dealer Operated Model for Setting Up CNG Stations by Private Players [ Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Dealer Owned Dealer Operated (DODO) model for setting up CNG stations launched by Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas & Skill Development & Entrepreneurship. General guidelines for schemes, under which entire earmarked dealer plot shall be developed exclusively for setting up

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  • 2 PM Laid Foundation Stone of National Institute of Ayurveda, Panchkula [ Health, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Prime Minister will visit Kurukshetra in Haryana on 12 February 2019 & participate in Swachh Shakti- 2019, also inaugurate & lay foundation stone of several development projects in Haryana including:

    • National Cancer Institute, Bhadsa, Jhajjar

    • ESIC Medical College & Hospital,

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  • Apr 26, 2019
  • 1 Proposal for Higher Allocation of Power to Home State from Under Construction Projects of NTPC Ltd. [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Cabinet approved the Proposal of Ministry of Power to allocate 85 % power to the Government of Telangana generated from Telangana Super Thermal Power Project (4000MW) of NTPC Ltd. and 85 % power from expansion project of Patratu Thermal Power Station (4000MW) of Patratu

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