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Targeted Public Distribution System: What How and Why?

Targeted Public Distribution System (TPDS) is operated under the joint responsibility of the Central and the State/Union Territory (UT) Governments. Central Government is responsible for...

Tribal Health Care Project

The Tribal Health Care Research Program (THCRP) was started by the Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), an autonomous organization under Central...

Education Quality Improvement Programme

A Financing Agreement for IDA credit of US$201.50 million (equivalent) for the “Third Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP III)” was signed with the...

Payments Regulatory Board in News

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Budget 2017 proposed creation of a six-member Payments Regulatory Board in the RBI, by replacing the existing Board for...

Bharat Net Project in News

The Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has increased the Budget of BharatNet project to ₹10,000 crore for 2017-18, up from ₹6,000 crore and said high-speed...

Action Plan to Eliminate Kala-Azar and Filariasis

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley while presenting the General Budget 2017-18 in Parliament informed that the Government has prepared...

Skill Strengthening for Industrial Value Enhancement

The Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs Arun Jaitley while presenting the General Budget 2017-18 in Parliament informed that the Government proposes to...

Latest Initiatives to Provide Affordable Housing to People

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister has given ex-post facto approval to the proposals for: (i) Extension of tenure of loans under the...

Initiative To Harness Potential of Cane and Bamboo

TheNorth Eastern Council (NEC) and the Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)in Shillong, to harness the hidden potential...

National Film Heritage Mission

Mr. Ajay Mittal, Secretary, Information and Broadcasting Ministry launched the Film Condition Assessment, which is the first phase of implementation of National Film Heritage...

Nirbhaya Fund: How Government is Utilising it ?

The Ministry of Finance, Government of India had set up a dedicated fund called Nirbhaya Fund in 2013, for implementation of initiatives aimed at...

National Action Plan for Children Released

National Action Plan for Children, 2016 (NPAC) was launched on the occasion of National Girl Child Day (24 Jan) in New Delhi. The NPAC has...

Scheme for Promotion of Rural Housing Launched

The Union Cabinet of Narendra Modi has approved a new scheme for promotion of Rural Housing in the country. The Government would provide interest subsidy...

Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana Announced

The Union Cabinet headed by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its post-facto approval for launching of Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana 2017 (VPBY 2017). It...