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Food Processing Policy – 2015-2020


Aim of the policy: The State intends to be the most preferred destination for Food Processing Industry. The new Food Processing Policy aims to capitalize on the rich and diverse food production base of Andhra Pradesh to provide fillip to the sector. Targets of the policy:  (a) Make Andhra Pradesh one of the most preferred destinations for food processing sector ...

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India and Bangladesh to sign agreement for power supply


India will sign an agreement with Bangladesh for selling 100 MW power from Tripura’s Palatana power project in Gomati district, a Tripura minister said. The 100 MW power will be in addition to the 500 MW Bangladesh already receives from the West Bengal and a like amount that is on the cards from the state, as the two neighbours enter ...

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Strengthening bilateral ties: India-Africa Forum Summit 2015


Highlights India’s major imports from Africa are resources and minerals, including crude oil, coal, gemstones and gold. African countries are a big market for Indian-made pharmaceuticals, motor vehicles and processed petroleum products, with trade growing quickly. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaking out for a change to the Security Council to better reflect today’s geopolitical realities and marshaling support for India’s ...

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Government gives green nod to Goa’s greenfield international airport


The Centre gave the nod for development of Rs 3,000 crore international airport project at the Mopa village in Goa. The Mopa village is located in North Goa near Maharashtra border, approximately 35 kilometres north of Goa’s capital city Panaji. The greenfield airport, to be developed in four phases, will have annual passenger capacity of 13.1 million within 30 years ...

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AP to have fiber grip project by March 2016


With an objective to ensure that every household in the state has internet, video and telephone services at doorstep, by March 2016, chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu has directed the officials of fibre grid, Infrastructure Corporation of Andhra Pradesh Ltd (INCAP) to lay 30,000 km of cable network in the state. The first phase of Fiber Grid in the state had ...

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UGC Fellowship for Full-Time M.Phil/PhD Scholars from Minority Communities

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The central government provides financial assistance to students from Minority Communities who are pursuing their higher studies like M.Phil and PhD through Maulana Azad National Fellowship for Minority Students. This fellowship is formulated and funded by the Ministry of Minority of Minority Affairs. Students who are from Minority Community like Muslim, Christian, Sikh, Buddhist and Farsi can avail for this ...

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Farmers may have to shift towards Natural Fertilizer to avail Govt. Subsidy


The central government has proposed a new move to control the harmful effect of chemical fertilizers on consumers. The draft of which has already been prepared. It is “mandatory” for all the farmers who buy urea  to also buy natural fertilizer in order to avail government subsidies. The central government proposed a plan where to avail subsidy on chemical fertilizer, ...

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Community Managed Health and Nutrition


Objective The main objective is to understand the medicine, utilizing the local practices and customs to communicate health practices, establishing self confidence among the community members and to transmit and put together the other social reforms to eliminate poverty in the community Highlights Community activists will be identified and trained to lead the SGH group in prevention of communicable diseases, ...

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Objective Animal husbandry is more economically viable and feasible activity which generates sustainable income to the low income groups of the schedule casts. Activities Under this scheme government has identified five types of activities. They are ANIMAL HUSBANDRY/GRADED MURRAY BUFFALOES ANIMAL HUSBANDRY/CROSS BREAD COWS ANIMAL HUSBANDRY/RAM LAMB UNIT ANIMAL HUSBANDRY/SHEEP UNIT ANIMAL HUSBANDRY/HEIFER REARING Requirements For activities I and II ...

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Financial Assistance for Setting up a Cold Chain


Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MOFPI) – Subsidy on Setting Up a Cold Chain MOFPI provides financial assistance to entrepreneurs or businesses want to set up a cold chain. Cold Chain is the backbone of food processing industry and cold storages help to preserve the organic products from being destroyed. Indian government is keen on developing a strong cold chain ...

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