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PM Kisan Samman Nidhi: Eighth Instalment to be released

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare recently announced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi will release the eighth instalment of Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi. PM Kisan Samman Nidhi Under the Scheme, the Government of India transfers Rs 6,000 to the account of small and marginal farmers. These funds are transferred in three instalments. The ..

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Cabinet approves PLI Scheme for Advanced Chemistry Cell (ACC) Battery Storage

The Union Cabinet recently approved the Production Linked Incentive scheme for Advanced Chemistry Cell Battery Storage. Around Rs 18,100 crores have been allocated to the scheme. This has been done as a part of National Programme on Advanced Chemistry Cell Battery Storage. About the scheme The approved PLI scheme aims to achieve manufacturing capacity of ..

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Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare has recently approved Rs 2,250 crores for the Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture for the year 2021-22. About the Mission It aims at developing the horticultural sector in India. It covers fruits, vegetables, tuber crops, roots, flowers, bamboo, cocoa, coconut, spices, aromatic plants and cashews. Under the ..

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What is UDID Project?

The UDID project is under implementation since 2016. The Department of Empowerment of Persons with Disabilities recently made it mandatory for all states and Union Territories to issue a certificate of disability only using UDID portal. This is to come into force from June 1, 2021. UDID is Unique ID for Persons with Disabilities Project. ..

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Guidelines issued for PLI Scheme for Food Processing Industry

The Government of India recently issued guidelines for the “Production Linked Scheme” of Food Processing Industry. The GoI had earlier approved the PLI Scheme for Food Processing under the “Atma Nirbhar Bharat” with an outlay of 10,900 crores of rupees. The scheme is to be implemented between 2021-22 and 2026-27. Categories in the Guidelines The ..

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