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  • Mar 21, 2019
  • 1 Year End Review 2018: Ministry of Telecommunications [ Science/Technology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Six-fold increase in Government spending on telecommunications infrastructure and services in the country – from Rs. 9,900 crores between 2009 - 14, to Rs. 60,000 crores (actual + planned) between 2014 - 19.

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  • Mar 18, 2019
  • 1 🌟 NPS Withdrawal Made Tax-Free Like PPF, EPF [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Women/Minority Empowerment ]

    The government granted NPS exempt, exempt and exempt or EEE status, which means that like PPF (public provident fund) or EPF (employee provident fund) investment at the investment stage, accumulation and withdrawal stage will be tax free.

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  • 2 🌟 Progress Under National Health Mission NHM [ Health, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister has been apprised of the progress under National Health Mission (NHM). The Cabinet was also apprised of the decisions of the Empowered Programme Committee (EPC) and Mission Steering Group (MSG) of NHM.

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  • 3 Year End Review 2018: Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers [ Economy, Health, Agriculture/Agro Industries, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers in India is the administrative unit of three departments namely: Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Department of Fertilizers, and Department of Pharmaceuticals

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  • Mar 16, 2019
  • 1 🌟 India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The 1360 kms long India-Myanmar-Thailand Trilateral Highway is an initiative pertaining to India, Myanmar and Thailand. That will connect Moreh, India with Mae Sot, Thailand via Myanmar.

    Details About the Highway

    • India is un

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  • Mar 15, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Initiatives to Promote Research in Higher Educational Institutions [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ministry of Human Resource Development and its organizations like University Grants Commission (UGC), All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) are undertaking various research projects in the different Higher Educational Institutions.

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  • 2 🌟 Promotion of Electric Mobility [ Science/Technology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Ministry of Road Transport & Highways had amended the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 by inserting the Motor Vehicles (Amendment) Act, 2015 for amending the Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 (CMVRs) to include specifications regarding manufacture, operation, registration, permit ex

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  • Mar 14, 2019
  • 1 Yarn Bank Scheme [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    To avoid fluctuation in yarn price, government has launched a Yarn Bank Scheme as one of the component of PowerTex India with effect from 01.04. 2017 to 31.03. 2020. There is a 1 % increase in powerloom fabric production. The estimated production of powerloom fabric during 2018 -

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  • Mar 13, 2019
  • 1 Stones for Several Projects Laid in Imphal [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Prime Minister inaugurated several projects in Manipur and Assam on 4th January 2019. PM inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of 12 development projects worth Rs. 1,500 crore in Manipur.

    Scheduled to address Vijay Samkalp Samaves

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  • Mar 11, 2019
  • 1 Efficient Transportation of Coal: Rapid Loading System and Other Projects [ Science/Technology, Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    In order to ensure faster evacuation of coal, Rapid Loading System (RLS) is being introduced in coal companies (like CIL, SCCL) at different loading points, where coal loading is more than 1 million tonne (MT) from any mine to minimize the loading time and enhance dispatch with a

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  • 2 Promotion of GI Products [ Agriculture/Agro Industries, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Geographical Indications (GIs) are registered as per the provisions of the Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration & Protection) Act, 1999. As on 24/12/2018,330 GIs have been registered.

    Government’S Step

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  • Mar 7, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Restructuring of National Health Agency as “National Health Authority” Approved [ Health, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Union Cabinet approved the restructuring of existing National Health Agency as “National Health Authority” for better implementation of Pradhan Mantri - Jan Arogya Yojana (PM-JAY). No new funds have been approved.

    • With this app

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  • Mar 5, 2019
  • 1 Continuation of Rastriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram Scheme for the Period 2017-18 to 2019-2020 [ Education, Environment/Ecology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Cabinet approved the continuation of Rastriya Yuva Sashaktikaran Karyakram Scheme for the Period 2017 - 18 to 2019 - 2020 with budget outlay of Rs. 1160 crore as recommended by EFC The Scheme beneficiaries are the youth in the age-group of 15 - 29 years, in line with the definiti

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  • 2 Continuation of Umbrella Scheme for “Family Welfare and Other Health Interventions” [ Health, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Women/Minority Empowerment ]

    The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, approved continuation of five schemes under the “Umbrella Scheme for Family Welfare and Other Health Interventions” during the Fourteenth Finance Commission period 2017 - 18 to 2019 - 20.

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  • Feb 28, 2019
  • 1 POWERGRID Jabalpur Transmission Limited Successfully Commissions ’Transmission System [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Power grid Jabalpur Transmission Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, has successfully commissioned the Vindhyachal Pooling Station-Jabalpur Pooling Station 765kV Double Circuit Transmission line.

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  • 2 More Than 61 Lakh Beneficiaries Enrolled Under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Women/Minority Empowerment ]

    The Government has approved Pan-India implementation of Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY), a Centrally Sponsored Conditional Cash Transfer Scheme, on 17.05. 2017 for implementation across the country with effect from 01.01. 2017.

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  • Feb 27, 2019
  • 1 🌟 National E-Vidhan Application (NeVA) Project [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Computers & ICT ]

    Minister of Parliamentary Affairs & Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation, gave details on status of implementation of National e-Vidhan Application (NeVA) Project.

    E-Vidhan

    • It is Mission Mode Project

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  • 2 Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Achieves 6 Crore Mark [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Women/Minority Empowerment ]

    The government gave out the 6-croreth free cooking gas (LPG) connection under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY). The target was later raised to 8 crore connections by 2021 and now envisages giving all households a connection.

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  • Feb 26, 2019
  • 1 IMPRESS Scheme Has Been Launched to Promote Social Science Research in the Country [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Central Govt. has announced formal launch Impactful Policy Research in Social Sciences (IMPRESS) scheme to promote research in Social Sciences. Objective of this scheme is to identify & fund research proposals in social sciences w/max. impact on governance & society. Govt. suppor

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  • Feb 21, 2019
  • 1 Promotion of Sports Among Rural Youth [ Sports, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    ‘Sports’ is a State subject and promotion of sports in the country, including promotion of Sports among rural youth is primarily the responsibility of the State Governments and the National Sports Federations (NSFs) concerned.

    • The Cent

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  • 2 🌟 3 Islands of Andaman Renamed: Projects in Andaman & Nicobar Islands [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Geography ]

    PM renamed Ross Island as Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose Island, Neil Island as Shaheed Dweep and Havelock Island as Swaraj Dweep. Inaugurate the ITI at Arong, and lay the foundation stone for some infrastructure projects

    Other Projects Announced in

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  • Feb 20, 2019
  • 1 Progress on Gorakhpur Atomic Power Plant [ Science/Technology, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Presently excavation is in progress in Gorakhpur Haryana Anu Vidyut Pariyojana (GHAVP) Units -1 & 2 (2X700 MW) at an advanced stage. Orders have been placed for long delivery equipment like End shields and Steam Generators.

    • The

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  • 2 Action Against Industries Polluting Ganga River [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Government of India has launched the Namami Gange Programme in May 2015, with the total budgetary outlay of Rs. 20,000 crore for the period from 2014 - 2015 till 31 December 2020 to accomplish the twin objectives of effective abatement of pollution, conservation and rejuvenation

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  • Feb 18, 2019
  • 1 🌟 YEAR ENDER - Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs [ Policy/Governance, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    100 Smart Cities selected in 4 rounds—SPVS incorporated in all 5,151 Projects identified by Cities worth more than Rs. 2 lakh crore under implementation in 100 cities 534 Projects worth Rs. 10,116 crore completed Implementation commenced for 1,177 projects worth Rs. 43,493 crore

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  • 2 National Waterway-4 Explained [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Kakinada-Puducherry stretch of canals and the Kaluvelly tank, Bhadrachalam-Rajahmundry stretch of river Godavari and Wazirabad - Vijayawada stretch of river Krishna with a total length of 1,078 kms was declared as National Waterway-4 (NW-4) in 2008.

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  • Feb 16, 2019
  • 1 111 Proposals of SFURTI Clusters Approved in Last Three Years [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) has approved 111 proposals of clusters under Scheme of Fund for Regeneration of Traditional Industries’ (SFURTI) scheme. Under the Scheme, financial assistance is provided for development of Khadi, coir and village Industries

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  • 2 Benefits of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Extended to Poor Families [ Govt. Schemes/Projects, Women/Minority Empowerment ]

    The central Government has decided to extend the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) to all poor households in the country. Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) is currently under implementation across the country.

    Extension in t

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  • 3 🌟 DBTL Under Implementation in 715 Districts [ Economy, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Direct Benefit Transfer of LPG Scheme (DBTL) /PAHAL was launched in 54 districts of the country on 15.11. 2014 and was subsequently extended to rest of the country on 01st January, 2015.

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  • Feb 15, 2019
  • 1 National Level Kala Utsav to Promote Arts in Schools Launched [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Culture ]

    Union Minister of HRD, will inaugurate “Kala Utsav” (Festival of Arts) at Bal Bhavan, New Delhi on 12th December, 2018. • Kala Utsav is an initiative of the Department of School Education and Literacy of the Ministry of Human Resource Development.

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  • 2 National Integration Under Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects, Culture ]

    The Government of India has launched an initiative Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat (EBSB) to foster national integration by a coordinated mutual engagement process between States, Union Territories, Central Ministries, Educational Institutions and general public through linguistic, lit

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