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Manipur CM launches two new schemes

Chief Minister of Manipur N Biren Singh recently launched two new schemes named “Chief Ministers Akhannaba Sanaroisingi Tengbang (CMAST)” and “Chief Ministergi Artiste Singgi Tengbang (CMAT)” with an outlay of Rs 7.36 crore and Rs.5.7 crore respectively. The CMAST scheme aims to provide suitable government job to sportspersons who win medals in international events. Incentive ..

Union Cabinet approves RoDTEP

The Union Cabinet approved the Remission of Duties or Taxes on Export Products (RoDTEP). It is a scheme for exporters to reimburse taxes and duties paid, like value added tax, coal cess and electricity duties which are not exempted or refunded under existing mechanism. Last year, the RoDTEP scheme was announced by the Finance Minister ..

Assam to construct 33 stadiums under ‘Uttaran’ scheme

The Assam government is set to construct as many as 33 stadiums in the state under ‘Uttaran’ scheme. Rs.300 Crore is to be spent for the project of building the stadiums across the state. Moreover, the state is to provide a financial assistance of 50 thousand rupees to one thousand players and a grant of Rs. ..

Karnataka stops Shaadi Bhagya Scheme

The state government in Karnataka recently stopped the Shaadi Bhagya Scheme that was launched by the previous government in the state in 2013. Under the scheme, a financial assistance of Rs 50,000 was given to Muslim brides for marriage expenses when they submit their Aadhar and BPL cards. The previous coalition government had allocated Rs ..

Union Minister Harsh Vardhan launches women helpline for MoST schemes

Union Minister for Science and Technology, Harsh Vardhan launched a new Helpline no 011-26565285, which aims at assisting women students, researchers, entrepreneurs and scientists to get their queries answered related to schemes of Ministry of Science and Technology (MoST). Women Scientist Scheme C (KIRAN IPR) and the newly launched Vigyan Jyoti scheme are the schemes ..

PM-KISAN scheme’s first anniversary observed on February 24, 2020

The First anniversary of the launch of Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi (PM-KISAN) scheme was recently observed on February 24, 2020. PM-KISAN is a Central Sector scheme with 100% funding from Government of India. Under the Scheme an annual income support of Rs.6000 is provided to all farmer families across the country in three equal ..

Centre to launch Tilhan Mission

During the event organised on Soil Health Card Day, the Union Agriculture Minister of India, Narendra Singh Tomar announced that the government will launch Tilhan Mission. The objective of the mission is to make the country self-reliant in oilseed production. He also announced that the Government is to set up 10,000 new farmer produce organisations ..

Soil Health Card Day observed on 19th February

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Soil Health Card (SHC) Scheme on 19th February, 2015 at Suratgarh in Rajasthan. Fifth year of the launch of the scheme is being observed on the ‘Soil Health Card (SHC) Day’, this year. The scheme aims at issuing soil health cards to all farmers every two years. The card ..