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Make in India completes 8 years

The Indian Government’s Make India initiative has completed eight years. Key facts The government’s flagship initiative has helped 27 sectors to make significant progress, including manufacturing and services sectors. It has doubled the annual foreign direct investment to 83 billion USD. With this, India is expected to attract 100 billion USD in FDI this fiscal. ..

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SRESTHA- Gujarat Project

USD 350 million in aid has been approved by the World Bank for the “Systems Reform Endeavors for Transformed Health Achievement” in Gujarat or the SRESTHA-G project. What is the total cost of this project? This project will be costing USD 500 million and the World Bank is providing USD 350 million to support this ..

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Convergence Portal between AIF, PMFME scheme & PMKSY

A convergence portal was jointly launched by the Union Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI) and Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare to increase the potential of India’s agriculture and food processing sector. Key facts The convergence portal brings together Agriculture Infrastructure Fund (AIF) scheme, Pradhan Mantri Micro Food Enterprises Upgradation Scheme (PMFME) and Pradhan ..

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Ambedkar Circuit

The Indian Government is looking to use special AC train to promote the proposed Ambedkar Circuit that covers various places in India associated with B.R. Ambedkar. Key facts The Union Tourism Minister, while inaugurating a 3-day conference of state tourism ministers in Dharamshala, announced the launch of a special train to cover the Ambedkar Circuit. ..

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India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI) receives UN Award

‘2022 UN Interagency Task Force, and WHO Special Programme on Primary Health Care Award’ was conferred to India for its India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI). Key facts The UN award was conferred at the UN General Assembly side event that was held on September 21, 2022 in New York. The India Hypertension Control Initiative (IHCI) ..

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Nine District Disability rehabilitation centres upgraded across India

The upgraded district disability rehabilitation centres (DDRC) have speech, visual therapy and psychologists. Key facts The upgraded model DDRCs are situated in Badaun, Pilibhit, Bareilly, Balaghat, Golaghat, Ahmedabad, Amravati, Kullu and Rampur. They were virtually inaugurated by the Minister of Social Justice and Empowerment. In these model DDRCs, services like hearing aids testing lab, speech ..

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