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Tata Trusts signs MoU with Government to provide development support in Naxal-hit districts

Tata Trusts has signed MoU with Government to provide development support in eight worst Naxal-affected districts in Chhattisgarh. These eight worst Naxal-affected districts are covered under Transformation of aspirational districts Programme of NITI Aayog. Key Facts The eight worst Naxal-hit districts chosen for programme and will be helped by Tata Trusts are Kanker, Rajnandgaon, Bijapur, ..

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NITI Aayog signs SoI with Sushant Singh Rajput to promote Women Entrepreneurship Platform

NITI Aayog has signed Statement of Intent (SoI) with noted media personality and entrepreneur Sushant Singh Rajput to collaborate and support its flagship Women Entrepreneurship Platform (WEP) initiative. In his new role, actor turned entrepreneur will support NITI’s initiative for women entrepreneurs, to fund women-led startups to establish a vibrant, enabling entrepreneurial ecosystem for women ..

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Government launches Samagra Shiksha scheme to improve quality of school education

The Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) launched Samagra Shiksha scheme to improve quality of school education. The scheme aims at improving quality of education, enhancing learning outcomes and using technology to empower children and teachers. The scheme subsumes three existing schemes: Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA), Rashtriya Madhyamik Shikskha Abhiyan (RMSA) and Teacher Education ..

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UJALA scheme: EESL distributes over 30 crore LED bulbs across the country

State run Energy Efficiency Services Ltd (EESL) has distributed over 30 crore light emitting diode (LED) bulbs across country under zero-subsidy Unnat Jyoti by Affordable LEDs for All (UJALA) scheme. The distribution of 30 crore LED bulbs has led to energy savings of over 38,952 million kWh, annually, amounting to energy savings of Rs. 15,581 ..

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Cabinet approves setting up of new AIIMS in Deoghar, Jharkhand

The Union Cabinet has approved setting up of a new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) in Deoghar, Jharkhand under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana (PMSSY). It will serve dual purpose of providing super speciality health care to population and help to create large pool of doctors and other health workers in this region ..

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