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  • Jun 18, 2019
  • 1 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.

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  • Jun 17, 2019
  • 1 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.

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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 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.

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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.

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  • May 28, 2019
  • 1 🌟 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.

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  • 2 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.

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  • May 23, 2019
  • 1 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.

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  • 2 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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  • 3 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.

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    Park is located at Village Singha in

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  • 4 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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  • May 22, 2019
  • 1 🌟 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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  • 2 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.

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  • May 21, 2019
  • 1 🌟 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.

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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 C

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  • 3 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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  • May 20, 2019
  • 1 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.

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  • 2 🌟 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.

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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 🌟 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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  • 2 🌟 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 e

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  • 3 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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  • 4 🌟 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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  • May 5, 2019
  • 1 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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  • 2 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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  • Apr 26, 2019
  • 1 GST Council Meet Updates: Returns Under Composition Scheme Only Once a Year [ Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    Businesses with annual turnover up to Rs. 1.0 crore * can opt for composition scheme and exemption limit for MSMEs has been raised to Rs. 40 lakh of annual turnover. Turnover of all businesses with same PAN has to be added up to calculate turnover for the purpose of composition s

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  • 2 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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  • Apr 22, 2019
  • 1 🌟 Samagra Shiksha: Initiatives to Provide ‘Sabko Shiksha Achchi Shiksha’ [ Education, Govt. Schemes/Projects ]

    The Government of India has taken several initiatives to provide ‘Sabko Shiksha Achchi Shiksha’ i. e. for making available good quality education, accessible and affordable for all. In pursuance of the proposal of the Union Budget, 2018 - 19, to treat school education holisticall

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