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How Sindh, Sultan & Sahib are special for Indian railways?

Published: March 20, 2010

On april 16, 1853 a train with 14 railway carriages and 400 guests left Bombay’s Boribunder for thane with 21 guns salute. This was India’s first train. It had 3 locomotives named Sindh, Sultan & Sahib .

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Which scheme of the Govt. of India has a goal of “Haat to Hypermarket”?

Published: March 20, 2010

Rural Business Hubs (RBHs) is the scheme of of Ministry of Panchayati Raj has goal of “Haat to Hypermarket” and aims at moving from mere livelihood support to promoting rural prosperity, increasing rural non-farm incomes and augmenting rural employment. RBHs set up in association with PRIs (Panchayati Raj Institutions) could constitute the fulcrum of “inclusive ..

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What is NATMO?

Published: March 20, 2010

The National Atlas and Thematic Mapping Organization set up in 1956 primarily aims at preparing National Atlas of India. Later, its scope and activities were extended to new fields of geographical research, thematic mapping covering all the academic and applied aspects of geography and allied subjects.

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Technology Upgradation Fund Scheme(TUFS)

Published: March 20, 2010

The Scheme provides for reimbursement of 5% out of interest actually charged by the lending agencies for facilitating investment in modernization of Textiles Jute Industries. The scheme is being operated through nodal agencies (IDBI,SIDBI,IFCI and major nationalized banks).

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Textile Labour Rehabilitation Scheme

Published: March 20, 2010

Textile Labour Rehabilitation Scheme provides for interim relief for transitional adjustments to the workers who have lost their jobs as a result of closure of mills to enable them to settle in another employment.

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