The Central Government after careful examination of the market dynamics of raw jute trade has lifted price cap of Rs 6500/- per quintal for TD5 grade of raw jute fixed w.e.f. 30th September, 2021 on purchase of raw jute by the Jute Mills and other end users.
The State of Inequality in India Report was released by the Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM). The report has been written by the Institute for Competitiveness and presents a holistic analysis of the depth and nature of inequality in India.
The ministry of defence has once again requested those defence pensioners who are yet to complete their annual identification/life certification to complete the process by May 25, 2022 positively to ensure smooth processing of monthly pension
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launches National Emergency Life Support (NELS) courses for Doctors, Nurses and Paramedics
The Centre has decided to allow FCI to procure wheat in Punjab and Haryana including UT of Chandigarh for central pool by relaxing the FAQ of shrivelled and broken grains upto 18 % without any value cut.
Ministry of Ayush and Food Safety & Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) under MoHFW, India’s apex body for food regulation has formulated regulations of safety & quality standards for food products under ‘Ayurveda Aahara’ category.
Ministry of Education has issued guidelines regarding precautions to be observed by schools to combat the ill-effects of the heat-wave.
The second phase of the mandatory hallmarking vide Hallmarking of Gold Jewellery and Gold Artefacts (Amendment) Order, 2022 will come into force from June 01, 2022.
Ministry of Health and Family Welfare releases fifth round of National Family Health Survey report. Rural Health Statistics Publication for year 2020-21 also released
The Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) has released directions covering information security practices, procedure, prevention, response and reporting of cyber incidents under the provisions of sub-section (6) of section 70B of the Information Technology Act, 2000. These directions will become effective after 60 days.
Ministry of Electronics & IT has announced the Digital India RISC-V Microprocessor (DIR-V) Program with an overall aim to enable creation of Microprocessors for the future in India, for the world and achieve industry-grade silicon & Design wins by December'2023.
The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal of the Department of Fertilizers for Nutrient Based Subsidy (NBS) rates for Phosphatic and Potassic (P&K) fertilizers for Kharif Season - 2022 (from 01.04.2022 to 30.09.2022).
The National Health Authority (NHA) has rolled out the module for nurses on Health Professional Registry under Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM).
Online applications are invited to open Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Kendras in 3579 Blocks of 406 districts of 26 States/UTs
It has been decided that precaution dose of COVID vaccines will be made available to 18+ population group at private vaccination centres. The administration of Precaution Dose to 18+ population through Private Vaccination Centres would start from 10th April (Sunday), 2022.
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has accorded its approval for supply of fortified rice across Government Schemes in all States and Union Territories (UTs) by 2024 in a phased manner.
To facilitate Project Proponents to complete their projects & to avail benefits of interest subvention, the Central Government has therefore decided to extend the time line for disbursement of loans upto 30th September, 2022 in respect of all the schemes notified during 2018-2021.
In pursuance of the National Education Policy, 2020, it has been decided to conduct common entrance test for admission in central universities from the academic year 2022-23 to reduce the burden on students, universities and the entire education system.
Scope of Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) enhanced and validity extended till 31.3.2023
As per Notification No.17/2022 dated 29th March, 2022, a window of opportunity has been provided to the taxpayers upto 31st of March, 2023 to intimate their Aadhaar to the prescribed authority for Aadhaar-PAN linking without facing repercussions.
Department of Pension & Pensioners’ Welfare issues instructions laying down procedure and time-line for change of option by the pensioners/family pensioners for availing OPD facility under CGHS or Fixed Medical Allowance
Ministry of Panchayati Raj has released the Disaster Management Plan which aims to develop a culture of disaster resilience at the grassroots level among the Panchayats and Rural Local Bodies
Government decides to expand COVID19 Vaccination for 12-13 yrs and 13-14 yrs age groups from 16th March 2022. All above 60 years now eligible for Precaution Dose of COVID Vaccine from 16th March 2022
Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has now made provision to allow a common consumer to get the purity of their unhallmarked gold jewellery tested at any of the BIS recognized Assaying and Hallmarking Centres (AHCs).
The Union Cabinet has approved the establishment of the WHO Global Centre for Traditional Medicine (WHO GCTM) in Jamnagar, Gujarat under the Ministry of AYUSH. This would be the first and only global outposted Centre (office) for traditional medicine across the globe.
Reserve Bank of India launches (a) UPI for Feature Phones (UPI123pay) and (b) 24x7 Helpline for Digital Payments (DigiSaathi)
Ministry of Road Transport & Highways has issued notification for rigid vehicles and trailers for having maximum of three decks to transport two wheelers.
Ministry of Rural Development releases Rural Connectivity GIS Data in Public Domain
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change has notified the Guidelines on Extended Producers Responsibility on plastic packaging under Plastic Waste Management Rules, 2016.
Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment is to launch the Scheme for Economic Empowerment of DNTs (SEED) for the welfare of De-notified, Nomadic and Semi Nomadic Communities.
Ministry of AYUSH recommends self-care guidelines for preventive health measures and boosting immunity with special reference to respiratory health.