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National Apprenticeship Training Scheme extended for 5-years

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for continuation of National Apprenticeship Training Scheme for next five years. Key Points Cabinet gave approval for stipendiary support of 3 thousand 54 crore rupees to apprentices who undergo apprenticeship training under National Apprenticeship Training Scheme. Approval was given for the period from ..

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PMGKAY extended till March 2022

On November 24, 2021, central government has extended “Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) for four months. Highlights Terming it as a pro-people move, PMGKAY was extended from December 2021 till March 2022 as a part of Phase 5 of this scheme. This scheme was launched in 2020 in the aftermath of Covid-19 pandemic. ..

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E-portal of accreditation scheme

Minister of Coal and Mine, Pralhad Joshi, inaugurated the “E-portal of accreditation scheme” for minerals exploration on November 23, 2021. Key Points Minister also handed over 52 mines block to the government representatives from 15 state. This scheme was launched at the 5th National Conclave on Mines and Minerals at New Delhi. On the occasion, ..

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‘Bharat Gaurav’ scheme- Key Facts

Indian Railways has launched a new scheme called “Bharat Gaurav Scheme” on November 23, 2021. Under this scheme, private tour operators can take trains on lease from railways and run these trains on any circuit of their choice. Key Points Private operators would also get the freedom to decide routes, fares and quality of services ..

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Virtual Science Lab launched under CSIR Jigyasa Programme

Union Minister of Science and Technology, Dr. Jitendra Singh launched India’s first Virtual Science Lab for Children on November 22, 2021. Highlights Virtual Science Lab was launched under CSIR Jigyasa Programme. This programme will connect students with scientists across India. This Lab will provide a virtual tour of CSIR laboratories as well as expose students ..

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