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  • Aug 1, 2018
  • 1 Year on Year Target for Solar Energy Sector [ Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Vice President of India, said that India has huge potential to become the leader in solar energy sector addressing the inaugural session of ELECRAMA 2018, organized by the Indian Electrical and Electronics Manufacturing Association, in Noida, UP.

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  • Jul 31, 2018
  • 1 Saksham Scholarship Scheme for Differently Abled [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    SAKSHAM is a MHRD scholarship Scheme being implemented by AICTE. It is aimed at providing encouragement and support to 1000 specially abled children to pursue Technical Education.

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  • Jul 27, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Government Launches ‘SUVIDHA’- 100 Percent Bio-Degradable Sanitary Napkins (Important) [ Health, Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The government, announced the launch of 100 percent biodegradable sanitary napkins, to be called “Suvidha”, under the under the Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana. This step taken by the Department of Pharmaceuticals to ensure Affordable and Quality Healthcare for All

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  • Jul 26, 2018
  • 1 Rs 46,000 Crore Initiative for New Express Highways, Elevated Roads and Road Safety [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The government has undertaken initiatives for building new express highways and elevated roads at an estimated cost of Rs. 46,416 crore to ease traffic in major cities. The initiatives include:

    • Eastern Peripheral Expressway

    • Wes

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  • 2 Traffic Incident Emergency Management System (TIMS) of NHAI [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The National Highways Authority of India is rolling-out an integrated setup through the Traffic Incident Emergency Management System (TIMS). Many highways are already covered by ambulances, patrol vehicles and tow-away cranes through incident management services provided by BOT a

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  • Jul 25, 2018
  • 1 43 Lakh Manuscripts Documented, 2.85 Lakh Digitized by National Mission for Manuscripts [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Culture ]

    The National Mission for Manuscripts (NMM) has documented 43 lakh manuscripts (including rare ones) and digitized 2.85 lakh manuscripts containing 2.95 crore pages which are stored in DVDs and hard disks.

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  • Jul 23, 2018
  • 1 NITI Aayog to Release SATH-E Roadmaps [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    NITI Aayog released comprehensive roadmaps and detailed timelines for its initiative Sustainable Action for Transforming Human Capital in Education (SATH-E) project to introduce system-wide Governance Transformation in school education.

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  • Jul 19, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Day-NULM – New Initiatives Likely to Reduce Vulnerability & Improve Working Conditions (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ministry of State (I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs is working on shaping future of ‘work in India’ through role of National Urban Livelihoods Mission (NULM) & National Missions by widening employment opportunities & creating appropriate policies for urban informal workforce.

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  • Jul 18, 2018
  • 1 MoU Between ALIMCO & Aravali Power Company Pvt. Ltd (APCPL), Jhajjar [ Health, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Artificial Limbs Manufacturing Corporation of India (ALIMCO), under Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment, & Aravali Power Company Pvt Ltd (APCPL), Jhajjar signed MoU for Rs. 2 cr. for distribution of aids & assistive devices to persons w/disabilities at Charkhi Dadri dist. of

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  • 2 🌟 Kishanganga Hydropower Station and Pakal Dul Hydro Power Project (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    PM will inaugurate hydro-electricity project & participate in 100th birth anniversary celebrations of Ladakhi spiritual leader Kushak Bakula & university convocation. He will also dedicate 330 MW Kishanganga hydroelectric project.

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  • 3 Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karykram: WAQF Related Schemes and their Implementation [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Minority Affairs Minister Shri Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi said under “Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karykram” (PMJVK), his Ministry for 1st time after Independence, will construct various infrastructure for socio-economic-educational empowerment of society on Waqf properties across country o

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  • 4 🌟 Train 2018 Project: Indian Railways to Introduce 160 Kmph Engine-Less Trains (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Railways ]

    Indian Railways is all set to roll out ‘1st of its kind’ semi-high speed self-propelled train set. Integral Coach Factory (ICF) will ‘Make in India’ EMUs (Electric Multiple Units) that can travel at speeds of up to 160 kmph.

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  • Jul 16, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Summary of Projects & Achievements: 48 Months of Narendra Modi Government (Important) (Part - 8) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana Sanctioned Amount (in Rs. Crs) - 27,073.67 at 2017 - 18,61,649.95 at 2015 - 16,72,960.14 at 2016 - 17. Total borrowers 3.96 lakh crores (till 22.9. 2017). More than 34 % increase in sale of tractors in recent months.

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  • 2 🌟 Summary of Projects & Achievements: 48 Months of Narendra Modi Government (Important) (Part - 14) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    A decisive government solves long pending issues - Un-notified for decades, benami property act finally notified. Land Boundary agreement with Bangladesh finally sealed. A first since independence, budget date advanced to enable better utilization of funds.

    • OROP delivered to ex

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  • 3 🌟 Summary of Projects & Achievements: 48 Months of Narendra Modi Government (Important) (Part - 11) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Digital India-reaching Beneficiaries, Cutting out Intermediaries - Direct benefit transfer rolled out for 224 schemes. 46 ministries/Departments on boarded onto the Direct benefit transfer platform over Rs. 1.93 lakh crore transferred directly to 32 crore beneficiaries. Overall s

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  • 4 🌟 Summary of Projects & Achievements: 48 Months of Narendra Modi Government (Important) (Part - 12) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New India’s Digital prize- digital on the rise- Massive rise in volume of digital transactions, No of transaction shoot up from 96 lakh/day in 2014 to 3.5 crore/day in March, 2017.

    • Digital innovations: BHIM app, based on UPI, launched

    • BHIM enormously popular- about 2 crore down

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  • 5 🌟 Summary of Projects & Achievements: 48 Months of Narendra Modi Government (Important) (Part - 13) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Increasing Productivity of Factories- Amendments to Factory Act with Factories (Amendment) Bill, 2016. Making factories more productive. Raising limit of quarterly overtime hours from the existing 50 to 100.

    • For factories with exceptional work load, the same limit raised from ex

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  • Jul 14, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Summary of Projects & Achievements: 48 Months of Narendra Modi Government (Important) (Part - 4) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Atal Innovation Mission for Research and Excellence - Incubation centres & 2400 Tinkering Labs set up across the nation to promote research and innovation among the youth. Brings together top academics, mentors, entrepreneurs and the best talent to guide our youngsters to becomes

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  • 2 🌟 Summary of Projects & Achievements: 48 Months of Narendra Modi Government (Important) (Part - 6) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Unprecedented Investment into Road connectivity in our north-East - 3,840 kms of national highways sanctioned with an investment of Rs. 32,600 crore, In the last 3 years, 1,266 kms of national highways constructed at a cost of Rs. 13,500 crore.

    • Investment of Rs. 60,000 crore pr

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  • 3 🌟 Summary of Projects & Achievements: 48 Months of Narendra Modi Government (Important) (Part - 9) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Unprecedented increase in Khadi sales under Modi Government - PM’s personal push to khadi helping thousands of poor. Demonetisation Success: Unprecedented increase in Tax Compliance - 56 Lakh new tax payers added.

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  • 4 🌟 Summary of Projects & Achievements: 48 Months of Narendra Modi Government (Important) (Part - 1) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Jal Shakti for Rashtra Nirman - Only 5 National Waterways in last 30 years, 106 added in last 4 years, Sagarmala Project: Over 500 projects with investment of over ₹8 Lakh Crore. Greater efficiency of major ports during April-Dec 17. Average turn-around reduces from 73 to 65 hrs

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  • 5 🌟 Summary of Projects & Achievements: 48 Months of Narendra Modi Government (Important) (Part -10) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Empowering the elderly thanking the hands that built the nation: Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana - Pension scheme for senior citizens age 60 years & above, Assured return of 8 % p. a. payable monthly for 10 years.

    • Exempted from service tax or GST

    • Loan of upto 75 % of purcha

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  • 6 🌟 Summary of Projects & Achievements: 48 Months of Narendra Modi Government (Important) (Part - 3) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Rural Employment for Rural Development - Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, Payment of wages to workers within 15 days in 85 % of the cases as compared to long delays in the past.

    • Highest ever participation of women in 2016 - 17 at 56%

    Shikshit Bharat, Saksh

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  • 7 🌟 Summary of Projects & Achievements: 48 Months of Narendra Modi Government (Important) (Part - 7) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Massive Cleansing of India’s financial system - 58,000 bank accounts belonging to 35,000 shell companies deposited and withdrew Rs. 17,000 Cr post-demonetisation. A company with negative opening balance as on 8th Nov 2016, deposited & withdrew Rs. 2,484 Cr post demonetisation.

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  • 8 🌟 Summary of Projects & Achievements: 48 Months of Narendra Modi Government (Important) (Part - 5) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    #NewIndiaBudget for New Opportunities - Target of lending increased to Rs. 3 Lakh crore under Mudra, Government to contribute 12 % of the wages of the new employees in the EPF for all the sectors for next 3 years.

    • National Apprenticeship Scheme with stipend support launched to

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  • Jul 14, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Summary of Projects & Achievements: 48 Months of Narendra Modi Government (Important) (Part - 2) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Use of Technology to Boost Transparency - Over ₹3,65,996 crore directly transferredinto the bank account of beneficiaries for 431 schemes in last 4 years, Aadhaar given legislative framework.

    • More than 1 crore income Tax Payees linked their Aadhaar with PAN

    • GEM online platform

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  • Jul 13, 2018
  • 1 NLCPR Scheme for Arunachal Pradesh & North East Special Infrastructure Development Scheme Approved [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Cabinet has continuation of current Non Lapsable Central Pool of Resource (NLCPR) scheme for North Eastern India till March 2020. Ministry for DoNER sanctioned 9 projects for Arunachal Pradesh costing Rs. 108.44 cr. from 2014 - 15 to 2016 - 17.

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  • Jul 12, 2018
  • 1 🌟 What is Nirbhaya Fund, Police Didi? Projects Under Nirbhaya Fund (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    As per National Crime Records Bureau’s information, total 3,39,457 cases in 2014,329,243 cases in 2015 & 3,38,954 cases in 2016 registered against women. 8 cities which are selected for initiatives to take shape include Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Ahmedabad, Hyderabad, Benga

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  • Jul 11, 2018
  • 1 Sindhudurg Airport Will Be a Boost for Aviation Sector in Maharashtra [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Construction of new airport will be completed in 2018 in Parulechipi located in Sindhudurg dist. of Maharashtra. Project work is expected to be completed in June this year. Construction work will be completed in September before start of Monsoon & Ganesh Festival.

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  • 2 ‘Samarth’- Scheme for Capacity Building in Textile Sector [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Gathering on Samarth scheme was held in New Delhi to familiarize stakeholders w/target & functioning of scheme. Principle goal of scheme is to present talent coaching to youth for gainful & sustainable employment in textile sector excluding spinning & weaving.

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