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Cabinet Expansion in Madhya Pradesh; 28 ministers appointed

On July 2, 2020, 28 MLAs of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly took oath as ministers Highlights There are now 34 ministers in the cabinet of Mr Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Earlier there were only 5 ministers when the government was formed in March 2020. Chouhan had taken oath as Chief Minister of the state after 22 ..

RBI increases Short-Term FPIs Limit 

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) recently increased the investment limit for FPIs in government and corporate bonds from 20 percent to 30 percent. In two separate notifications released by the banking regulator of India on Thursday, 23rd January 2020, in central and state government securities that include treasury bills, 30 percent of their portfolios ..

Policy to Lease Agricultural Land by Uttarakhand Government

The state government of Uttarakhand recently released a notification that it has made a policy to lease agricultural land, becoming the first Indian state to implement such a policy. As per the policy, any institution, company or NGO can take farmland on lease for 30 years, provided the leased land is a maximum of 30 ..

AIIMS Darbhanga gets Health Ministry Approval

The Union Health Ministry has approved to set up the All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at the campus of Darbhanga Medical College (DMCH). The decision was taken after the clarification from the Bihar Government that the Darbhanga Medical College is not a heritage building. The State Government had clarified to the Centre that ..

E-learning Madhu App launched by Odisha Government

The Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik has launched the ‘Madhu App’ for school students of Odisha on Tuesday, 3rd December 2019. The app is named after Utkal Gourab Madhusudan Das and has been developed in accordance with the 5T initiative of the state government of Odisha by the Gajan district administration. The E-learning smartphone ..