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Union Government launches KVK portal for monitoring of farm centres

The Union Government has launched Krishi Vigyan Kendra (KVK) portal (http://kvk.icar.gov.in). It was launched by Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh in New Delhi. The portal aims to provide information and advisory to the farmers and facilitate online monitoring of the KVK activities. Features of Portal Provides provisions for online monitoring ..

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Namami Gange projects for cleaning river Ganga launched

Union Government has launched various projects under Namami Gange programme for cleaning of river Ganga and its tributaries from Haridwar, Uttarakand. It was launched by Union Water Resources Minister Uma Bharti. Besides, simultaneous projects were also launched at over 103 locations in seven states for cleaning of river Ganga and its tributaries from Gangotri to Howrah. ..

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Union Cabinet approves National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme

The Union Cabinet has approved a National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) for providing apprenticeship training to over 50 lakh youngsters in order to create more jobs. The Scheme has an outlay of 10,000 crore rupees and a target of training 50 lakh apprentices by 2019-20. Key Feature of Scheme It will be implemented by Director ..

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Union Cabinet Approves Interest Subvention Scheme for farmers for year 2016-17

The Union Cabinet has approved the Interest Subvention Scheme for farmers for the year 2016-17.  For this purpose Union Government has earmarked a sum of 18,276 Crore Rupees. The scheme will help farmers getting short term crop loan payable within one year up to 3 lakhs Rupees at only 4% per annum. Interest subvention for ..

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Punjab Government launches Rapid Rural Police Response System

Punjab Government has launched Rapid Rural Police Response System (RRPRS) to ensure prompt and effective police response in 12,000 villages across the state. The system was launched Punjab Deputy Chief Minister and  Sukhbir Singh Badal. Besides, he also flagged off 400 new motorcycles and 220 new Bolero jeeps under the new system. Key Facts The ..

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