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Gujarat to become 1st state to launch ‘Agro-Solar Policy’

Gujarat is set to become the first state in India to launch ‘Agro-Solar Policy’ to encourage the farmers to tap the solar energy. The new policy seeks to encourage the farmers in the state to tap free solar energy from sun, which will in turn help them to earn additional income from power generation companies. ..

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Odisha Government approves Housing for All policy in urban areas

Odisha government has approved a new policy for ‘Housing for All’ in urban areas of state. The new policy was approval of the State Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik in Bhubaneswar. Key facts The policy aims to work towards strategies for creating a steady supply of affordable housing stock in order to ..

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Delhi government notifies Witness Protection Scheme 2015

Delhi Government has notified Witness Protection Scheme 2015, a policy regarding protection of witnesses with provisions for a protection fund. With this, Delhi becomes the first state/union territory in India to notify such policy to ensure protection of witnesses in crucial cases. It deals categorisation of witnesses, types of protection, creation of witness protection fund, ..

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Sports Ministry constitutes Working Group for Re-drafting of the Sports Code

Union Sports Ministry constituted a 9 member Working Group to prepare a revised draft of the National Sports Development Code (NSDC). The Working Group will be headed by Retired Delhi High Court Judge CK Mahajan and submit its recommendations within three months. Terms of Reference: The Working Group will examine the existing NSDC from both ..

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Union Government approves Transit Oriented Development policy for Delhi

Union Government has approved the Transit Oriented Development (TOD) Policy for Delhi. TOD aims to address issues of pollution, congestion and shortage of housing for the poor and middle class. Thus it is a key policy initiative for low-carbon, high-density and compact living spaces. Key facts Under the TOD policy, the floor area ratio for ..

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