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586 dedicated COVID-19 hospitals set up

The Government of India has set up 586 dedicated COVID-19 hospitals. The hospitals have capacity to accommodate more than 1 lakh isolation beds. Highlights The GoI has taken preemptive actions to identify COVID-19 hotspots in India. Apart from isolation beds, around 11,500 ICU beds have also been set up. According to Ministry of Health, in ..

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Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana launched to fight COVID-19

On March 26, 2020, the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman launched Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana. The scheme is an economic help package for people in the country to fight against COVID-19 and its effects. Around 1.7 lakh crore has been allocated under the package. Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana Under the scheme, around ..

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Wage Code Bill

The Lok Sabha has approved the revised version of Code on Wages Bill which seeks to merge four labour laws related to wages, two of them dating back to 1936 and 1948. Features of the Bill The bill seeks to define the norms for fixing minimum wages which will be applicable to workers of organised ..

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Yuva Swabhiman Yojana

The government of Madhya Pradesh has announced the Yuva Swabhiman Yojana to provide employment for the unemployed youth from the economically weaker sections of the society. About the Scheme The features of the Yuva Swabhiman Yojana scheme are: It aims to provide employment to the youth belonging to the weaker section of the society mainly ..

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'Benefits of the Aadhaar – where it stands today'

The Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has released a Facebook post titled ‘Benefits of the Aadhaar – where it stands today’ highlighting how the efficient use of the Aadhaar based identification has aided in improving the governance and in efficient delivery of services. How Aadhaar has aided in reducing leakages? The Finance Minister highlights the efficacy ..

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