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PM-KISAN Scheme: PM Modi released Rs 16800 crores

The Government of India launched the PM-KISAN scheme in 2019 to provide financial support to the farmers in the country. Under the plan, Rs 6,000 is provided annually. Recently, PM Modi released Rs 16,800 crores under the scheme. More than ..

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EPFO new instructions

The Employee Provident Fund Organization recently issued new instructions on how employees should apply for pensions. Earlier the amount contributed towards the scheme was capped at Rs 15,000. Now EPFO says the employees can contribute more than this. That is, ..

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PFRDA launches T+2 settlement for NPS withdrawal

The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority recently reduced the turnaround time of the National Pension Scheme to T+2 years. Earlier, it was T+4 years. What is T+2 or T+4? T is the date, the request was made. T+2 means, ..

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Ethanol interest subvention scheme- Updates

The Government of India recently approved nine ethanol blending projects. These projects are to be implemented under the Ethanol Interest Subvention Scheme. The newly added projects are expected to produce 35 crore litres of ethanol. Of these nine, three are ..

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Cabinet approves Vibrant Villages Programme

The Vibrant Villages Programme focuses on developing the rural areas in the northern border states and union territories. More than 663 villages will be developed under the programme. It is to be implemented for two years, that is, between 2022-23 ..

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Jal Jan Abhiyan

The Jal Jan Abhiyan will be implemented by the Ministry of Jal Shakti and the Brahma Kumaris organization. The main objective of the campaign is water conservation. During the campaign, the volunteers from the organization will conduct public awareness campaign ..

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