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SC orders welfare scheme for Army porters

PC: livemint.com

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday came to the aid of 12,000 civilian porters working for the Army in high-risk and active field areas such as Rajouri, Jammu and Poonch by directing the Centre to finalise a scheme providing them better pay, medical facilities, enhanced compensation and a severance grant higher than the Rs. 50,000 proposed by the government. ...

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Bank of Baroda launches agriculture investment credit scheme in Rajasthan

PC: financialexpress.com

State-run Bank of Baroda today said it has launched an agricultural investment credit for the farmers of Rajasthan. The first loan has been disbursed in Sri Ganganagar, the bank said in a statement here today. Under the scheme, farmers can avail of loan from the bank’s branches for construction of farm ponds, installation of solar pumps, installation of micro irrigation, ...

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Centre approves mega scheme for improving road infra in 35 worst affected Naxal districts

PC: newindianexpress.com

NEW DELHI: The Union Government on Wednesday approved a Centrally-sponsored road connectivity scheme for 35 districts worst affected by Naxalism and nine other critical districts with an outlay of over Rs 11, 724 crore entailing construction/upgradation of over 5,411 km of roads besides erection of 126 bridges. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi sanctioned ...

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Chardham highway project: PM Modi lays foundation stone in Dehradun

PC: The Financial Express

Dehradun: PM Narendra Modi today lay the foundation stone for the Chardham Mahamarg Vikas Pariyojna in Uttarakhand’s Dehradun. The Chardham Mahamarg Vikas Pariyojna, or the Chardham highway development project, is an ambitious initiative to improve connectivity to the Char Dham pilgrimage centres in the Himalayas. The project’s main objective is to develop around 900 km of national highways. These highways ...

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Get attractive stipend upto Rs. 1500 per month under NAPS

PC: diversity-jobs

Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi launched National Apprenticeship Promotion Scheme (NAPS) during his visit to Kanpur. The scheme aims to provide apprenticeship training to over 50 lakh youngsters in order to create more jobs. NAPS is implemented by Director General of Training (DGT) under the aegis of Union Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE). Under it, Central Government for ...

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Bhagyalakshmi Scheme: Preparing our Daughters for future: Karnataka

PC: smilyo

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

PC: dna.com

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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‘Swasthya Raksha Programme’: Doctors for Rural India

PC: healthlive

Swasthya Rakshan Program has been launched by the AYUSH Ministry initiated through Central Council for Research in Ayurvedic Sciences (CCRAS), Central Council for Research in Unani Medicine (CCRUM), Central Council for Research in Homoeopathy (CCRH) and Central Council for Research in Siddha (CCRS) in selected districts/ villages. Objectives To promote health and health education in villages. To organize Swasthya Rakshan ...

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Pradhan Mantri Garib kalyan Yojana: Valid from 17th Dec, 2016 to 31st March, 2017

PC: indiatvpaisa

The new income disclosure scheme gives tax evaders another chance to come clean on black money. The second such income disclosure scheme brought in by the government this year, and the first after the cancellation of old high-value banknotes on 8 November, gives tax evaders another chance to come clean. The first scheme closed on 30 September. The new IDS ...

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Rail Insurance Cover upto Rs.10 Lacs: Absolutely Free for you now!

PC: hindinews

Indian Railways came up with a scheme of accident travel Insurance cover in September with bumper benefits upto Rs. 10 lacs. We heard couple of news about accidents of derailing trains in past month. There were so many victims in these accidents who were not aware of this Centrally sponsored Insurance scheme. Because of ignorance, many passengers didn’t apply for ...

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