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  • Sep 9, 2018
  • 1 Election Commission of India to Hold a National Consultation on Accessible Elections [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Election Commission of India (ECI) organized 2-day “National Consultation on Accessible Elections, ” from 3rd July, 2018 in New Delhi. Dedicated portal for ECI’s ‘Systematic Voters Education & Electoral Participation’ (SVEEP) initiative was also launched.

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  • 2 Election Commission of India Launches Mobile App “cVigil” to Enable Citizens [ Science/Technology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Chief Election Commissioner launched an Android-based mobile application named ‘cVigil’ for citizens to report any violation of the model code of conduct during elections. The app will help voters to share malpractice proof with the authorities.

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  • Sep 7, 2018
  • 1 PM Visits Sindri, Lays Foundation Stone of Various Development Projects in Jharkhand [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    PM laid foundation stone of various projects of GoI & Govt. of Jharkhand, at event in Sindri on Friday for completion of 4 years of Central Govt. These include: Revival of Sindri Fertilizer Project of Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Ltd.

    • Ranchi City Gas Distribution Project by GAIL

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  • 2 Eastern Peripheral Expressway: India’S 1st Smart-Green Highway [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Eastern Peripheral Expressway is India’s 1st smart & green highway- a step towards solving Delhi’s traffic-congestion woes, diverting around 2 lakh vehicles passing thru national capital, cutting out pollution.

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  • Sep 6, 2018
  • 1 🌟 8 Umbrella Schemes for Relief and Rehabilitation of Migrants and Repatriates (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Cabinet approved continuance of 8 existing schemes of Ministry of Home Affairs upto March 2020 for relief & rehabilitation of migrants & repatriates under Umbrella scheme “Relief & Rehabilitation of Migrants & Repatriates”.

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  • Sep 5, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Bharatmala Project: New Mumbai-Delhi Expressway Will Be Greenfield Project (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Mumbai-Delhi Expressway would be access-controlled highway, built under Bharatmala Pariyojna to connect national capital & financial capital of India, & reduce travel time from 20 hours to mere 12 hours.

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  • 2 🌟 Surat to Receive ‘City Award’ Under India Smart Cities Award 2018 (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Surat smart city is selected for ‘City Award’ for showing great momentum in implementation of projects under ‘India Smart Cities Award’ 2018. Overall, 9 awards are announced under India Smart Cities Awards.

    Awards are divided

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  • Sep 3, 2018
  • 1 Women Entrepreneurs Platform: NITI Aayog’S WEP Signs SoI with Financial Institutions & Social Org. [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Women/Minority Empowerment ]

    Women Entrepreneurs Platform (WEP) of NITI Aayog on 27th June, 2018 signed 5 separate Statements of Intent (SoIs) w/financial institutions & social organizations. It aims to address knowledge gaps, promote partner connects & increase outreach of partner programmes.

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  • Sep 1, 2018
  • 1 🌟 📹 Cyclone Monitoring in India (Important) [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Geography ]

    Cyclone warning is one of most imp. Functions of IMD & it was 1st service undertaken by Department in 1865 & thus service started before establishment of department in 1875. Project is undertaken for up-gradation of Decision Support System of Tropical Cyclones Warning Services.

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  • 2 Union Ministry Launched Meghalaya Milk Mission in Shillong [ Agriculture/Agro Industries, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Minister for Agriculture & Farmers Welfare Radha Mohan Singh launched Rs. 215 cr. Meghalaya Milk Mission in Shillong thru National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC).

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  • 3 Cochin Port Signs Work Order for State-of-the-Art Cruise Terminal [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    New Cruise Terminal capable of handling 5000 tourists will be set up at Ernakulum Wharf of Cochin Port by February 2020. Cochin Port Trust issued work order to contractor for starting construction of new Cruise Terminal on 20th July 2018.

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  • 4 🌟 Samagra Shiksha Scheme to Ensure Inclusive & Equitable Quality Education (Important) [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union Ministry of Human Resources & Development launched “Samagra Shiksha “scheme towards providing education from pre-school till class 12. Annual grant of Rs. 5000 to Rs. 20000 would be given for strengthening libraries of schools.

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  • Aug 31, 2018
  • 1 National Hydrology Project: Government Collaborates with Google for Flood Forecasting [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Central Water Commission (CWC), India’s apex technical organisation in field of Water Resources, signed Collaboration Agreement w/Google for flood forecasting. Union Minister for Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation expressed that collaboration w/Google will he

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  • Aug 30, 2018
  • 1 One City – One-Operator Concept: Concession Agreement Signed for Deve. of Sewage Infrastructure [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Tripartite Concession Agreement was signed b/w National Mission for Clean Ganga (NMCG), UP Jal Nigam & Triveni Engineering & Industries Ltd. to develop Integrated Sewage Infrastructure for Mathura on Hybrid Annuity-based PPP mode.

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  • 2 New Command & Control Centre at ‘Naya Raipur Smart City’ [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Naya Raipur Smart City′ ‘Integrated Command & Control Centre’ can monitor e-Governance tasks, Traffic Management, Security, Building Management System, Utility Management & other services which operates on fully automatic G. I. S. platform.

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  • Aug 29, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Model Agriculture Produce and Livestock Contract Farming and Services Act, 2018 (Important) [ Agriculture/Agro Industries, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Bills ]

    Union Agriculture Minister released final Model Act titled ‘The State/UT Agricultural Produce & Livestock Contract Farming & Services (Promotion & Facilitation) Act, 2018’ on 22nd May, 2018. Main motive behind drafting Model Contract Farming Act is to integrate farmers w/bulk pur

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  • Aug 28, 2018
  • 1 🌟 Ministry of HRD Launches ‘Samagra Siksha’ Scheme for Holistic Dev. of School Education (Important) [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ministry of HRD launches ‘SamagraSiksha’ integrated Scheme for school education extending support to States from pre-school to senior secondary levels for 1st time. Meaning of ‘Samagra’: ‘Samagra’ means holistic approach to treat education as wholeand Scheme is very aptly named a

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  • Aug 27, 2018
  • 1 Govardhan Teerth in Mathura to Have World Class Amenities Under PRASHAD Scheme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Government is planning to make Govardhan Teerth of Mathura a world class destination. Govardhan Maharaj Utsav shall be organized in October every year. Minister of State conveyed this after site inspection in Mathura to assess requirements for development of facilities at meeting

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  • Aug 24, 2018
  • 1 🌟 CBSE Launches Digital Repository ‘Parinam Manjusha’: Digilocker (Important) [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) launched its digital repository, Parinam Manjusha, to provide easy access of academic documents online on Thursday. Educational institutions & employers can verify applicants’ academic records thru this portal.

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  • Aug 22, 2018
  • 1 PM Launches All-Electric Superfast Train, a Make-in-India Leap [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    India’s 1st all-electric superfast train was launch gave boost to Clean India mission. Project was approved in 2007, but got stalled for next 8 years. 3 years ago, NDA govt. started work on it & now has completed 1st phase.

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  • 2 President Declares ‘Queen Pineapple’ as State Fruit of Tripura [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Geography ]

    President of India formally declared “Queen Pineapple” as state fruit of Tripura. He inaugurated National Highway from Matabari to Sabroom in Udaipur, Tripura under Bharatmala project.

    Queen Pineapple Now State Fruit of Trip

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  • 3 ‘Auxiliary Production Unit & Artificial Limbs Fitting Centre’ Planned at Nawada, Faridabad [ Health, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Foundation of stone of “Auxiliary Production Unit & State-of-the-Art Artificial Limbs Fitting Centre” was laid at village Nawada, Tigaon (Ballabhgarh), Faridabad, Haryana. This centre will reinforce capacity of Corporation, offer other rehabilitation services such as limbs fittin

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  • Aug 17, 2018
  • 1 New Benami Transactions Informants Reward Scheme, 2018 by the Income Tax Department [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Income Tax Department has launched New Benami Transactions Informants Reward Scheme, 2018 w/objective to enhance people’s participation in IT Department’s efforts to unearth black money & to reduce tax evasion.

    Key Facts

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  • Aug 16, 2018
  • 1 MPEDA: 4th Phase of Aquatic Quarantine Facility [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Fully air-conditioned & sterile quarantine cubicles are used by scientists & technicians to closely monitor Pacific White Leg Shrimp (L. vannamei) at Aquatic Quarantine Facility (AQF) at Neelankarai in Chennai.

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  • Aug 15, 2018
  • 1 🌟 20 States Sign MoU for Implementing Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission (Important) [ Health, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Union government exchanged MoU w/health ministers from 20 states, towards launch of Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM). Initiative will change landscape of healthcare in country.

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  • Aug 11, 2018
  • 1 Cabinet Approves Re-Structuring of NSDF and NSDC [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Cabinet approved the restructuring of National Skill Development Fund (NSDF) and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). The approval would lead to restructuring of composition of the Boards of NSDF and NSDC to strengthen governance, implementation and monitoring

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  • Aug 10, 2018
  • 1 ADB, India Sign $120 Million Loan to Improve Rail Infrastructure [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India today signed a $120 million loan agreement to improve railway infrastructure. The loan would help in: Completing double-tracking of about 840 kms.

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  • Aug 7, 2018
  • 1 Government Launches ‘E-Tribes: Tribes India’ [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Tribal Cooperative Marketing Development Federation of India, (TRIFED) launched ‘e-Tribes: Tribes India, ’ an initiative for digital commerce at Tribes India outlet. Tribes India banner on Snapdeal, Amazon, Paytm and GeM for the marketing of tribal products through these e-co

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  • Aug 3, 2018
  • 1 Government to Set Up Plastic Park in Jharkhand‘S Deoghar District [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers approved a proposal for setting up of Plastic Park in Deoghar District, Jharkhand. The project to be set up at cost of Rs. 120 crores in an area of 150 acres. It would also set up Central Institute for Plastic Engineering & Technology

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  • 2 BHEL Commissions 330 MW Hydro-Project at Kishanganga River in Jammu & Kashmir [ Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd (BHEL), the country’s largest power equipment manufacturer, announced that it has commissioned the third and the last 110 Megawatt (MW) unit of the 330 MW Kishanganga hydro power project in Jammu & Kashmir (J&K).

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