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MPEDA to modernize 25 fishing harbors

The Marine Products Export Development Authority (MPEDA) was established in 1972, by an act of Parliament, to act as the nodal agency for the development of Indian seafood industry. It is head-quartered at Kochi. Recently, MPEDA announced that it is to start the upgradation and modernisation 25 fishing harbors in the country. The project is ..

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‘Operation Nakail’ launched in Ghaziabad

The City Police has recently launched ‘Operation Nakail’ in Ghaziabad, to verify the identity of auto-drivers of the city. Under the initiative, a unique four-digit number will be allotted to every auto-rickshaw of the city. The owner of the vehicle has to paint the number, his name and mobile number on the auto, which would ..

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Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board wins national award for e-Governance 2019-20

The Andhra Pradesh Pollution Control Board (APPCB) bagged the national award for e-Governance 2019-20 for its Real-Time Pollution-Monitoring System (RTPMS) project, during the 23rd National Conference on e-Governance held in Mumbai. Under the RPTMS project, an alert is sent to the concerned officials if an industrial unit exceeds the desired pollution levels.

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Haryana’s Chief Minister launches Mukhyamantri Parivar Samridhi Yojana

The Chief Minister of Haryana Manohar Lal has recently launched Mukhyamantri Parivar Samridhi Yojana. Under this scheme, an annual financial assistance of Rs 6000 is to be provided to the families in the State, whose annual income is up to Rs 1.80 lakh and who own land below 5 acres. This ensures that the premiums ..

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Hyderabad Metro becomes the second largest metro rail network in India

The Chief Minister of Telangana recently flagged off the stretch of Hyderabad Metro between Hyderabad and its sister city Secunderabad. With this, Hyderabad Metro has become the second largest operational metro rail network in the country, only after the Delhi Metro Rail. Hyderabad Metro is also the biggest metro project in the world in Public ..

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