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Harness the Energy of the Sun with this Policy: Solar Power policy, 2016: Haryana

PC: energy-next

Objectives To promote generation of green and clean power in the State using solar energy. To create conditions conducive to the participation of private and public sector as well as PPP in the promotion and setting up of up Solar Energy based power projects in the State. Productive use of wastelands / non – agricultural lands thereby leading to socioeconomic ...

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RBI Relaxes 2-Factor Authentication Norms for Transactions Under Rs. 2,000


New Delhi: In a bid to speed up small value online transactions, the RBI today relaxed norms for 2-factor authentication for payments up to Rs. 2,000. Relaxing the norms for 2-factor authentication requirement for transactions up to Rs. 2,000 for online CNP (card not present) transactions, the RBI said only authorised card networks will provide such payment authentication solutions with ...

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NITI-Aayog to give district collectors incentives for motivating people to go cashless


NEW DELHI: The National Institute for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog, the government’s policy think-tank, today announced it will give district collectors, district magistrates, and deputy commissioners Rs 10 for every citizen who performs at least two cashless transactions. Such citizens should use one of five modes for their transactions – Unified payment interface (UPI), Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD), Aadhaar ...

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Women Scientist Scheme

PC: Business Insider

In an attempt to enhance the participation of Women Scientists in Biotechnology Research, the Department of Biotechnology launched a Biotechnology Career Advancement and Re-orientation Programme (Bio-CARe) for women Scientists. Objective The programme is mainly for Career Development of employed/ unemployed women Scientists for whom it is the first extramural research grant. The purpose is to build capacities for women Scientists ...

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Want to Volunteer for India’s Digital Revolution? Vittiya Saksharata Abhiyan (VISAKA)

PC: feegenie

Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar launched ‘Vittiya Saksharata Abhiyan’ to make people aware about cashless economic system. Union HRD Minister appealed to the faculty and especially young students to come forward and join ‘Vittiya Saksharata Abhiyan’ to encourage, create awareness and motivate all people around them to use a digitally enabled cashless economic system for transfer ...

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