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New Delhi SAH-BHAGITA’ scheme

On July 11, 2022 “New Delhi SAH-BHAGITA” scheme was launched by the Lieutenant Governor Vinai Kumar Saxena. About New Delhi SAH-BHAGITA Scheme New Delhi SAH-BHAGITA Scheme was launched to make Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) partners in tax collection and waste management ecosystem in Delhi. It is aimed at improving efficiency and compliance in tax collection ..

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Strategy to promote NER as Agri Export Hub

APEDA (Agricultural and Processed Food Products Development and Authority) recently formulated a Strategy for the “promotion of Export of Agricultural and Horticulture products” from North-Eastern (NE) states of India. Highlights APEDA has launched a platform in Assam, which will help the exporters to get products from producer group and processors, directly. This platform will be ..

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Chhattisgarh: World Bank-funded school project

Central Government gave in-principle nod to Government of Chhattisgarh to proceed with a USD 300 million school education project. This project is being negotiated by Chhattisgarh government in association with the World Bank. About the World Bank funded school project Under the initiative, Chhattisgarh Government have been allowed to borrow USD 300 million in a ..

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Mission Kushal Karmi

Mission Kushal Karmi was launched by Deputy Chief Minister of Delhi, Manish Sisodia, on July 6, 2022. What is Mission Kushal Karmi? Mission Kushal Karmi was launched to improve the skills of construction workers. This mission was launched by Delhi government, in association with the Delhi Building & Other Construction Workers Welfare Board and Delhi ..

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Sikkim- West Bengal Reciprocal Transport Agreement

Sikkim and West Bengal recently agreed for a new Reciprocal Transport Agreement (2022), highlighting the problems with previous 2007 agreement. Background 2007 agreement had provided permits for only Gangtok, Pelling & Namchi districts in Sikkim and Kalimpong, Siliguri & Darjeeling districts in West Bengal. This was problematic for transporters of both the states. In the 2007 agreement ..

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Cloudburst at Amarnath shrine

On July 8, 2022, a cloudburst near Amarnath shrine in Jammu and Kashmir took life of 15 people and over 40 are missing. Following the cloudburst, Amarnath yatra has been suspended till further advisory. Highlights Cloudburst has destroyed the community kitchens and tents near the shrine. It was reported at around 5:30 pm. Security forces ..

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