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Infosys wins UN Global Climate Action Award in ‘Climate Neutral Now’ category

Infosys has won the prestigious United Nations Global Climate Action Award in the ‘Climate Neutral Now’ category. With this feat, Infosys has become the only corporate from India to earn the recognition for its efforts to combat climate change. The award will be presented to Infosys at the UN Climate Change Conference (COP25) in Santiago, ..

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J&K becomes first Indian state to issue highest number of golden cards under Ayushman Bharat scheme

Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) has become the first state in India to issue highest number of golden cards under Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (AB-PMJAY). Over 11 lakh golden cards have been generated within first 90 days of the launch of the scheme with 60% families having at least one golden card which is ..

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K M Prasad appointed as new Principal Chief Commissioner of Income-tax (PCCIT) of National e-assessment centre

The National e-Assessment Centre (NeAC) has been set up by the  Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) in the national capital as part of the government’s ambitious plan to launch faceless and nameless assessment for Income Tax  (IT) payers from October 2019. K M Prasad, the 1984-batch Indian Revenue Service (IRS) officer, has been appointed ..

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National Centre for Clean Coal Research and Development (NCCCR&D) launched Bengaluru

In Bengaluru, the National Centre for Clean Coal Research and Development (NCCCR&D) has been launched at the Indian Institute of Science (IISc.) by the Department of Science & Technology (DST). The NCCCR&D is a national consortium that will address opportunities and challenges in the development of clean coal technologies. The target beneficiaries of NCCCR&D include ..

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Over 14 lakh join Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana

The government had launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Maan Dhan Yojana to provide social security through pensions for small and marginal farmers. How did the enrolment go? The scheme was rolled out in the month of August and in a month about over 14 lakh farmers have registered under the scheme. Analysis of initial data ..

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