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Phase-III of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) launched

The Union Minister of Rural Development, Agriculture and Farmers Welfare & Panchayati Raj, Narendra Singh Tomar on Wednesday, 18th December 2019 launched the Phase-III of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) in New Delhi on the sidelines of the National Workshop on PMGSY. The National Workshop was organized by the Ministry of Rural Development. Under ..

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National Outreach Program ‘GeM Samvaad’ launched by GeM

The Government e-Marketplace (GeM) is a dedicated national public procurement e-market for different goods and services that are procured by the Central and State Government Departments, Autonomous institutions and local bodies. The GeM was started on 9th August 2016 and has transformed public procurement across the country by making procurement paperless, contactless and cashless. A ..

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What is Samagra Shiksha Abhiyan?

The Union Budget of 2018-19 proposed that without segmentation from pre-nursery to class 12, school education must be treated holistically. Samagra Shiksha is an overarching programme in the sector of school education extending from pre-school to class 12. The programme was prepared with a broader goal for improving the overall school effectiveness, that is measured ..

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Kalia Scheme to merge with PM-KISAN

The flagship Kalia scheme of Odisha government that provides marginal and small cultivators, farmers Rs 10,000 in two installments in a year for two crops will be merged with the Central governments Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN). Under the Kalia Scheme, the landless farmers are provided with Rs 12,000 annually for the first three ..

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Rs 3.26 Lakh Crore Central GST Collection in First 8 Months of the Fiscal

Minister of State for Finance, Anurag Singh Thakur in a written reply to the Lok Sabha on Monday, November 25 informed that the central Goods and Service Tax (GST) collections till October 2019 for the financial year 2019-20 stood at Rs 3,26,490 crore, which is around half the target of central government for the current ..

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Constituting Foreigners Tribunals

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has amended the Foreigners (Tribunals) Order, 1964 empowering district magistrates in all States and Union Territories to set up tribunals to decide whether a person staying illegally in India is a foreigner or not. The power to constitute tribunal was earlier vested with the central government. Foreigner Tribunal The ..

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