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Center’s new formula to tackle Delhi NCR’s air pollution

PC: 123rf.com

The Supreme Court asked the central government to put in place “graded response action plan” for different levels of air pollution in the national capital and areas of Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and Rajasthan. Asking the government to notify the “graded” plan that includes the steps that would be taken to address a particular level of air pollution, Supreme Court said ...

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Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP)

PC: SarkariLife.com

Prime Minister’s Employment Generation Programme (PMEGP) aims to provide employment opportunities to every individual. Objective To generate employment opportunities in Rural as well as Urban areas. Setting up self employment ventures projects, micro enterprises and servicing units.  Eligibility Any individual above 18 years of age. Assistance under scheme is available only to new projects. For setting up projects above 10 ...

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World’s largest solar power plant unveiled in Tamil Nadu

PC: The Indian Express

In less than a year after Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the Solar Alliance initiative at the UN Climate Change Conference in Paris, the country appears to be on schedule to reduce its dependency on fossil fuels to power homes and industries by 2030. A solar power plant in Kamuthi, Tamil Nadu just became the world’s largest plant. With a ...

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Free Education Scheme: Tamil Nadu

PC: Plan India

BC, MBC & Minorities Welfare Department is providing free education scholarship to backward, most backward classes and denotified Communities students studying in Government Colleges. Objectives To provide scholarship for backward class students and help them in building a great future. Eligibility All BC and MBC students are eligible. Benefits Education benefits to all students studying in 3 year degree courses ...

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Kishori Shakti Scheme for girls

PC: Girls Not Brides Org.

Kishori Shakti Yojana is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme for adolescent girls. This scheme is operational in 46 ICDS Projects of 8 Districts viz. Shimla, Sirmour, Kinnaur, Mandi, Bilaspur, Una, Hamirpur and Lahaul-Spiti of the State. Objectives To improve the nutritional and health status of adolescent girls in the age groups of 11-18 years. To train and equip the adolescent girls ...

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