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All About Kanyashree Prakalpa in West Bengal

1. Under Kanyashree Prakalpa an unmarried girl child who is 13 to 18 years old and reading in any recognized school in class VIII/IX/XI/XII will get annual scholarship of Rs. 500/- if annual income of her both parents is upto Rs. 1,20,000/-. Eligible girl students will apply in K1 Form ...

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Kanyashree Scheme For Girls In Bengal Wins UN Award

Kanyashree Prakalpa, the scheme launched by Mamata Banerjee in October 2013, two years after she became West Bengal chief minister, today won her government the United Nations Public Service Award at The Hague. India was named first in the Asia-Pacific group for the category: ‘Reaching the Poorest and Most Vulnerable ...

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Government to launch thrift scheme for weavers

Telangana government will soon launch a thrift scheme for welfare of weavers in the state. Industries and municipal minister KT Rama Rao on Thursday announced the new scheme, aimed at ensuring social security for weavers, will be launched at Pochampally in Yadadri-Bhongir district on June 24. The minister who held a review meeting with the textile department ...

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Government launches VAJRA scheme to attract Indian scientists abroad

In a bid to bring together the Indian scientists abroad and India-based researchers for conducting joint researches in India, the Department of Science and Technology (DST) on Thursday launched a scheme named ‘Visiting Advanced Joint Research Faculty’ (VAJRA). Minister of Science and Technology Harsh Vardhanlaunched the Web portal of VAJRA in ...

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Now, TB patients need Aadhaar to avail of benefits under govt scheme

People suffering from tuberculosis will have to mandatorily submit their Aadhaar number to avail benefits under a central government scheme. A notification in this regard has been issued by the Union health ministry, which also asked those who do not have an Aadhaar card to get themselves enrolled by August 31. “An individual eligible to receive ...

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