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    • Aug 28, 2017
    •  Labor Law Reforms: Improving Working Conditions of Laborers [ Policies & Governance ]

      The Ministry of Labor and Employment has taken a number of legislative initiatives in labor laws during the last 3 years. Such initiatives include: Amendment to the Payment of Bonus Act, 1965- eligibility limit for bonus enhanced from ₹ 10,000/- to ₹ 21,000/- per month and calcul…

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    • Aug 24, 2017
    •  Summary of Bills Passed in Monsoon Session 2017 [ Bills ]

      In monsoon session 2017, productivity of Lok Sabha was 77.94 % and that of Rajya Sabha 79.95 % ; 13 Bills passed by both Houses of Parliament during the Session. GST extended to Jammu & Kashmir, will lead to its Economic Integration with the rest of the Country.

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    • Aug 20, 2017
    •  Navy’S Second LCU Mark IV L52 Ship Launched by GRSE [ Defense ]

      LCU Mark-IV vessels are designed for multipurpose amphibious operations by Indian Navy and Army for security of Andaman and Lakshadweep. LCU L52 ship second of eight Mark IV LCU vessels built by GRSE.

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    •  Special Package to Reduce Debt Burden of Farmers [ Policies & Governance ]

      Government has taken the several initiatives to reduce the debt burden of farmers. Ensuring availability of agriculture credit at a reduced interest rate of 7 % to farmers through interest subvention scheme for short-term crop loans up to ₹ 3.00 lakh (Department of Agriculture, C…

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    • Aug 17, 2017
    •  27 Cities Selected for Smart Cities Mission in 3rd Stage [ Government Schemes/Projects ]

      27 cities have been selected by the Union Ministry of Urban Development from 12 States for the third phase of Smart Cities Mission based on the scores of the Smart City Challenge competition in which total 63 cities had participated.

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    •  Income Declaration Scheme 2016: Will kick start from 1st June 2016 [ Government Schemes/Projects ]

      From 1st June 2016 the Income Declaration Scheme 2016 or four month window for announcement of domestic black money shall come into effect. The window offers an occasion to all people who have not professed income properly in former years to come onward and state their secret inc…

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    • Aug 11, 2017
    •  SBI: First Domestic Bank to Open Branch in Yangon, Myanmar [ Government Schemes/Projects ]

      State Bank of India (SBI) India՚s largest lender will be set up its foreign branch in Yangon, the capital city of Myanmar - SBI became the first domestic bank to open a branch in Myanmar.

      • Yangon the 54th foreign branch of the SBI will spread the global presence of India՚s largest …

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    •  Indian Cultural Centers Abroad [ Government Schemes/Projects ]

      ICCR has 36 Indian Cultural Centres and one Sub-Centre. ICCR plans to establish new Indian Cultural Centres in Washington, Israel and Paris. Foster and strengthen cultural relations and mutual understanding between India and other countries.

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    •  Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana Crosses Loan Targets [ Government Schemes/Projects ]

      Loans which were disbursed under the Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) have crossed its target of ₹ 1.8 lakh crore in the financial year 2016 - 17. Loans extended currently stands at ₹ 1.80,087 crore. Of this, a majority of the loans were awarded by banks (₹ 1.23 lakh crore) . N…

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    •  Science Scholarship to Women [ Education ]

      The ‘Women Scientist Scheme’ of the Department of Science and Technology, provides career opportunities with fellowship to unemployed women scientists and technologists for pursuing research in frontier areas of Science and Engineering.

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