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First India-Nepal Bharat Gaurav Tourist Train

On June 21, 2022, the first India-Nepal Bharat Gaurav tourism train was flagged off from Safdarjung Railway Station in Delhi. Key Facts The train is carrying 500 Indian tourists on board. It will arrive at Janakpur Dham station in Nepal, on June 23. This tourist train will connect India and Nepal, for the first time. ..

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ONORC Scheme Operational in Entire Country

With the adoption of “One Nation One Ration Card (ONORC) in Assam, this scheme has become operational in entire India. Key Points Assam became the 36th state to adopt One Nation One Ration Card food security scheme. With the addition of Assam, all the 36 states and union territories have now started issuing ration cards ..

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Extension of Telecom PLI scheme

The Department of Telecommunication (DoT) has amended the Production Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for promoting telecom and networking products manufacturing, based on the feedback of stakeholders. What are the amendments? DoT has extended the scheme by one year. It has announced an additional 1% incentive rate, over and above the existing rates. Existing PLI beneficiaries ..

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MoHUA NIPUN Initiative

An Innovative project called “National Initiative for Promoting Upskilling of Nirman workers (NIPUN) was launched on June 20, 2022 by Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri. About NIPUN Initiative The NIPUN Initiative was launched for skill training of 100,000 construction workers. It has been launched under the flagship scheme of “Deendayal Antyodaya-Yojana ..

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UNESCO Recognition for Use of ICT in PM eVidya

“Use of ICT in PM e-Vidya scheme” by Ministry of Education won UNESCO’s recognition, called King Hamad Bin Isa Al-Khalifa Prize  recently. About PM eVIDYA Programme PM eVIDYA programme was launched by Ministry of Education, as part of ‘Atmanirbhar Bharat Abhiyaan’ by in May 2020. The programme unifies all efforts associated to digital, on-air, online ..

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