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 Finance Commission suggests GST Council for Three Slabs

The fifteenth Finance Commission headed by Retired IAS officer Nand Kishore Singh is about to commence its tenure of 5 years from 1st April 2020- 31st  March 2025. The commission constituted on 27th November 2017 will recommend fiscal matters and tax devolution formula to the Central Government over its tenure. On Sunday, 23rd December 2019 ..

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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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