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West Bengal Introduces Social Security Yojana

West Bengal Government has introduced the Social Security Yojana by converging five separate beneficiary schemes for workers in the unorganised sectors and for self-employed...

Expert Group on Debt Waiver for Farmers

Punjab government has set up an expert group to assess the quantum of agricultural debt which will suggest ways and means for debt waiver...

First State to Carry Financial Inclusion Through Self Help Groups

Odisha became the first state in the country to carry financial inclusion and extend banking services to unbanked areas through Self Help Groups (SHGs). The...

State Government Can Borrow Directly from Foreign Agencies

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Modi has approved the policy guidelines to allow financially sound State Government entities to borrow directly from...

Multi-Modal Terminal at Sahibganj Inaugurated

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of the multi-modal terminal at Sahibganj, Jharkhand. The terminal at Sahibganj is an important component of the...

Mizoram Also Joins UDAY Scheme

The Government of India and the State of Mizoram signed a MOU under the scheme Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) for operational improvement of...

Andhra Pradesh Leads in Wind Power

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) has set another record in the wind power capacity addition  by adding over 5400 MW in 2016-17...

Elephant Census in Bengal and Northeast India

Elephant Census has started in northeast India and West Bengal from March 27. Official have  deployed direct and indirect counting methods. This is the first...

Google Signs MoU to Digitalise Telangana

Google India and Telangana government have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for supporting the digitisation efforts in the state. Google India will provide Google...

Idea2POC (Proof of Concept) Fund Launched

The Karnataka government has selected eight startups in the tourism space for grants ranging between Rs 5 lakh and Rs 50 lakh as part...

World Bank Loan for Rewa Mega Solar Project

The World Bank has agreed to provide loan to develop internal transmission arrangements of the upcoming Rewa Ultra Mega Solar project in Madhya Pradesh. Rewa...

2nd Unit of Mouda Thermal Station Commissioned

NTPC has commissioned the second unit of 660 MW of Mouda Super Thermal Power Station Stage-II. Mauda Super Thermal Power Station or NTPC Mauda is...

Sharavathi Power Plant in Karnataka Restored

ABB India has restored and modernised the critical 1,035 MW Sharavathi hydropower plant in Karnataka. Karnataka Power Corporation Ltd. (KPCL), the state-owned electric utility in-charge...

Solar Power Plant Commissioned in Punjab

Hindustan Cleanenergy Ltd (Hindustan Power) has commissioned its second solar power plant in Punjab at an investment of Rs. 325 crores. The Project was awarded...

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