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Vibrant Gujarat Summit, 2017: PM Modi to be the Chief Guest

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Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit is an example of the visionary approach of the Government of Gujarat towards inclusive and sustainable development Having successfully organized seven constructive summits, Government of Gujarat, as part of its journey towards sustainable long-term growth and inclusive development is organizing the 8th edition of the Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit from the 10th to 13th of January ...

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Bhagyalakshmi Scheme: Preparing our Daughters for future: Karnataka

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This Scheme is launched by Department of Women and Child Department, Karnataka. Objective To promote the birth of girl children in below poverty line families and to raise the status of the girl child in the family in particular and society in general. Financial assistance is provided to the girl child through her mother/father or natural guardian subject to the ...

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Women safety and empowerment starts with Haryana: Mahila Police Volunteer Initiative

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The Mahila Police Volunteer initiative was launched in Haryana in Karnal and Mahendragarh districts, Haryana became the first state to adopt this Scheme. Originally conceived by the Union Ministry of Women & Child Development, Mahila Police Volunteer is a joint initiative with the Union Ministry of Home Affairs. Haryana inducted the first batch of 1000 Mahila Police Volunteers. These volunteers have ...

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Meal for just Rs. 5: “Annapurna Rasoi Scheme”: Rajasthan

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Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje launched “Annapurna Rasoi Yojana” at the Jaipur Municipal Corporation by flagging off vans which will sell meals, including breakfast, lunch and dinner for Rs 5 to Rs 8. Close on the lines of Amma Canteens, which worked wonders, Annapurna Rasoi aims at providing good quality, subsidised meals to the less-privileged. The meals will be up on ...

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Portal launched for tracking drinking water: Andhra Pradesh

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Chief Minister N. Chandrababu Naidu launched the ‘Smart Water Distribution Monitoring’ web interface through which people can check the status of drinking water in the water tanks nearby. Vijayawada Municipal Corporation Commissioner G. Veerapandian, who met the Chief Minister on this occasion, explained to him about the Supervisory Control and Data Acquisition (SCADA) system which helps in Reduction of water ...

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Time to carry your Digital Wallet- ‘AP Purse’ : Andhra Pradesh

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Andhra Pradesh Government has launched ‘AP Purse’ mobile application to promote digital transactions among the people. It was launched by Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu in Vijayawada to solve the cash crunch problem in the state following demonetization of high value old currency notes. The application features 13 mobile banking and 10 mobile wallet options. Using this application people can ...

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Punjab gets a bus that can swim too: Harike Cruise

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Punjab government launched its ambitious amphibious bus project at the Harike wetland near Amritsar. Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal launched the bus and took the inaugural ride with officials and media. “We had promised to launch the amphibious bus that will travel on land and in water. Our opponents were criticising us for not starting the project. I hope ...

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

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

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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)

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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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