Page-54 of Current Affairs - February, 2019

Interim Budget 2019: Changes in Income Tax Regime

The Union Minister of Finance Piyush Goyal presented the interim budget. The changes proposed related to the income tax regime are listed below: The Finance Minister has increased the tax slab for zero tax to Five Lakh rupees and the standard deduction introduced in the 2018 budget has been increased to Fifty thousand rupees from ..

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Interim Budget 2019: Highlights

The highlights of the Interim Budget 2019 presented by the Finance Minister are listed below: 6,000 rupees yearly direct support to farmers through PM-KISAN Programme. Pension of 3,000 rupees for unorganised sector workers earning up to 15,000 rupees through a mega Pension Scheme – Pradhan Mantri Shram- Yogi Maandhan. Present Income Tax rates to continue ..

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North East Circuit under Swadesh Darshan Inaugurated

Union Minister for Tourism, Shri. K.J. Alphons inaugurated a project under North East India Circuit of  Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Ministry of Tourism. Infrastructure development activities like Tourist Information Centre, Meditation Centre, Organic Eco Tourism centre, Log Huts, Zip Line, Flower Exhibition Centre, Walkways, Souvenir Shops, Cafeteria, Rain Shelters, Wayside Amenity, Last Mile Connectivity, Parking, ..

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Human Space Flight Centre Inaugurated

The Human Space Flight Centre (HSFC) which would be the core of ISRO’s future manned missions was inaugurated at the ISRO headquarters in Bengaluru. The Human Space Flight Centre will implement the first development flight of Gaganyaan with the support of existing ISRO Centres. The Human Space Flight Centre would be responsible for end-to-end mission ..

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Lithium-ion cell technology Transfer by ISRO

ISRO has selected 10 companies for the Lithium-ion cell technology Transfer after the examination of Request for Qualification which contained a brief description of the qualification aspects, technology transfer process, timelines and other relevant details. Firms Selected for Technology Transfer The firms selected by ISRO for the technology transfer are: Amara Raja Batteries Limited, Chittoor. ..

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