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KVIC launches 72 units under PMEGP

The Union MSME minister Narayan Rane recently inaugurated 72 units assisted under the PMEGP and disbursed margin money subsidy to 720 PMEGP beneficiaries. What is PMEGP? The Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) is a flagship scheme of the Union MSME ministry. It was launched in 2008 by subsuming the erstwhile Rural Employment Generation Programme ..

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Koppal Toy Cluster

The Koppal Toy cluster is the first toy manufacturing cluster. It is to operate from March 2022. About Koppal Toy Cluster It is to be established in 400 acres of land. It will hold the entire chain of capabilities of toy making. This includes toy making, tool making, production of packaging, developing electronics, paint making ..

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Jal Jeevan Mission: Rs 5,968 crores released by the Centre

On May 17, 2021, the Union Government released Rs 5,968 crores of rupees to implement the Jal Jeevan Mission. The funds were released to fifteen states. This is the first instalment of the four to be released in 2021-22. Fund Allocation Out of the total funds allocated under the Jal Jeevan Mission, 93% are to ..

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National Climate Vulnerability Report

The Department of Science and Technology recently launched the National Climate Vulnerability Report. According to the report, eight Eastern States in the country are highly vulnerable to climate change. They are Mizoram, Bihar, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand and Assam. Key Findings of the report The report has developed state level “vulnerability indices” ..

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Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana: 1.12 crore employment generated

The Ministry of Finance recently announced that nearly Rs 15 lakh crores have been sanctioned under Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY). What are the achievements of PMMY? More than 28 crore 68 lakh loans have been sanctioned since the launch of Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana. Of the total loans provided, 68% were provided to women ..

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Odisha Govt to set up District Investment Promotion Agencies (DIPA)

The State of Odisha has decided to set up the dedicated “District Investment Promotion Agencies (DIPA)” in 30 districts of the state. The DIPA will help in promoting and facilitating the investment in the state. Significance of the move The state of Odisha has observed the significant industrial development in last two decades. This large-scale ..

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