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Mar 24, 2017 11:50 AM 'Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana' to be launched on 1st April, 2017 in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh “Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana”, a ‘Scheme for providing Physical Aids and Assisted-living Devices for Senior citizens belonging to BPL category’ will be launched in District Nellore, Andhra Pradesh on 1st April, 2017.
Mar 23, 2017 09:35 AM Cabinet approves hike in MSP for Copra for 2017 season The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has given its approval for the Minimum Support Price (MSP) for Fair Average Quality (FAQ) of "Milling Copra" to Rs.6500/- per quintal for 2017 season from Rs. 5950/-per quintal in 2016. The MSP for FAQ of "Ball Copra" has been increased to Rs.6785/- per quintal for 2017 season from Rs. 6240/- per quintal in 2016.
Mar 22, 2017 09:43 AM Residents of Delhi are cautioned against spurious schemes being floated in the name of Beti Bachao Beti Padhao It is clarified by the Ministry of Women and Child Development that the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao scheme has no provision of individual CASH TRANSFER by Government of India. The scheme focuses on challenging mindsets and deep rooted patriarchy in the societal system, strict enforcement of PC&PNDT Act, advancing education of the girl child. The focus is on issues of women empowerment over a life cycle continuum. It is not a DBT (Direct Benefit Transfer) scheme.
Mar 21, 2017 10:12 AM Supply of NCERT Books Steps have been taken by the government to ensure adequate supply of NCERT books for the coming academic year.
Mar 20, 2017 04:44 PM National Dental and Oral Health Information IVR Portal, toll free number launched The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched the Information, Education and Communication (IEC) material along with the National Dental and Oral Health Information IVR portal including a toll free number (1XXX-XX-2032) for addressing oral health queries.
Mar 17, 2017 09:55 AM Solar Energy Scheme for Small Powerloom Units Government has approved a new scheme to provide financial assistance/capital subsidy to small powerloom units, for installation of Solar Photo Voltaic (SPV) plant, in order to alleviate the problem of power cut/ shortage faced by decentralized powerloom units in the country.
Mar 16, 2017 10:06 AM Cabinet approves setting up of 50 new Kendriya Vidyalayas in the country The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister has approved the proposal for opening of 50 new Kendriya Vidyalayas (KVs) under Civil / Defence Sector in the country keeping in view the high demand for these schools for their quality of education and excellent results.
Mar 15, 2017 11:18 AM Mandatory for Hospitals to issue detailed bills to patients, separately disclosing cost of Coronary Stents The National Pharmaceuticals Pricing Authority (NPPA), under Ministry of Chemicals & Fertilizers, has directed hospitals to issue detailed bills to the patients, specifically and separately mentioning the cost of the Coronary Stents, along with the brand name of the manufacturer and importer, batch number and other details.
Mar 13, 2017 09:36 AM Common counselling at State level for admission to medical courses at UG and PG levels In a landmark decision, following the introduction of single medical entrance exam in the country, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has now made provision for common counselling at the State level for admission to medical courses at the under graduate and post graduate levels. As per the amendments made in the relevant regulations of MCI, the designated authority at the State/UT level shall conduct common counselling for all medical education institutions in the State whether established by the Central Government, State Government, University, Deemed University, Trust, Society, Company, Minority Institutions or Corporation.
Mar 08, 2017 12:07 PM Last date of submission of Digital Life Certificate through Jeevan Pramaan Patra extended upto 31st March 2017 Noticing that many pensioners are yet to submit Aadhaar authenticated Jeevan Pramaan as life certificate for continuation of drawl of pension, the EPFO has further extended the last date of submission of Digital Life Certificate through Jeevan Pramaan Patra upto 31st March 2017.
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