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Schemes for promotion of domestic tourism in India

The Ministry of Tourism has launched several schemes for the promotion of domestic tourism in the country. Two of the schemes which have received prominent focus are Swadesh Darshan and PRASHAD scheme. What is Swadesh Darshan? The Swadesh Darshan is a 100% centrally funded scheme launched by the Ministry of Tourism. Its objective is to ..

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Union Cabinet approves Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana 2017

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for launching of Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana 2017 (VPBY 2017).  The scheme will be launched as part of Government’s commitment for financial inclusion and social security. The scheme will be implemented through Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC) during the current financial year i.e. FY 2016-17. It will ..

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Black money worth Rs. 65,250 crore declared under Income Disclosure Scheme, 2016

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has received total disclosure of Rs. 65,250 crore black money in the form of cash and other assets under the Income Disclosure Scheme, 2016. The scheme launched in June 2016 has provided a one-time opportunity to those who had not paid full taxes in the past. It had ..

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Indian Railways launches Vikalp scheme for waitlisted passengers

Indian Railways has launched Vikalp scheme to facilitate waitlisted passengers to get an alternative train accommodation. The scheme has been launched on pilot basis in trains running on Delhi-Lucknow and Delhi-Jammu sectors for 6 months and option will be limited to Mail and Express trains. With this scheme, Indian Railways aim to achieve the twin ..

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Delhi Police launches 'Operation Milap' scheme

Delhi Police have launched ‘Operation Milap’ scheme. This noble scheme aims at uniting missing children with their parents. Key facts This scheme has been launched by the Anti-Human Trafficking Unit (AHTU) of the Crime Branch of Delhi Police. Under this scheme, AHTU will carry out special drive to check all the Children Homes in the ..

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