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Facebook launched its second phase of ‘More Together’ campaign for India

The social media giant Facebook has launched the next phase of its consumer marketing campaign in India – ‘More Together’ in order to showcase how people across the country can do more together by harnessing the power of their connections on the platform, even more so during the COVID 19 pandemic situation. Highlights The campaign ..

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One Nation One Card scheme kick-started in four more states

The Ministry of Consumer Affairs has started the ‘One Nation One Card’ scheme in four more states of the country, namely, Jammu and Kashmir, Manipur, Nagaland and Uttarakhand. All these states have been integrated into this platform and with this move; this scheme is now operational in 24 states / UTs in the country. One ..

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Flipkart’s Samarth supports 6 lakh artisans in India

Walmart-owned Flipkart has stated that it supports over six lakhs artisans, craftsmen and weavers in the country through its Samarth Program and it is also working on onboarding more such sellers to the said platform. Launched last year, Samarth platform is a partnership of the e-commerce giant with five NGOs to help the artisans use ..

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Committee on Public Undertakings selected firms for examination

As per the Lok Sabha Secretariat, The Committee on Public Undertakings has selected the Airports Authority of India, Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Oil India Limited among the 11 companies that have been selected for the detailed and comprehensive examination for the year 2020-21. Details of the Companies The Committee on Public Undertakings chose 11 companies ..

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Directorate of Cashew Research launches ‘Cashew India’ application

The Directorate of Cashew Research at Puttur in Dakshina Kannada district of Karnataka has developed the ‘Cashew India’ app for farmers and other stakeholders of cashew in India. Available in 11 languages, this app can be downloaded from Google Play Store. Details The Senior Scientists at the DCR Mohana GS has conceptualized and designed this ..

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