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Rahul Gandhi addresses the media on Rafale deal issue

Congress president Rahul Gandhi has accused CEO of Dassault Aviation Éric Trappier of lying on the Rafale deal. Gandhi on Friday alleged that Dassault created Anil Ambani’s Reliance Defence as its offset partner after purchasing land for Ambani. Dassault Aviation had recently stated that it selected Reliance Defence over Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) reason being …

Smart cities, IT to feature in Modi’s talks with East Asia Summit partners

Introducing the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) Support and Outreach programme, Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday announced the 12 historic decisions including 59-minute loan portal for sanction of up to Rs 1 crore for small and medium enterprises. He said the move will boost small and medium enterprises. “12 major decisions taken by the Central government for MSMEs …

Saraswati Cycle Scheme

 Chhattisgarh Government has formulated an incentive scheme called “Saraswati Bicycle Supply Scheme (Free)” which was launched in 2004-05 with an objective to encourage girls enrolment and reduce the dropout of the girl child in the age group of 14-18 at secondary and senior secondary level. Objectives: Secondary education is a crucial stage in the educational …

cheme for Welfare of Working Children. Education, Financial Assistance Bihar

 Child Labour is the harsh reality of our country which is creating our economy hollow from inside. To eliminate this menace, Indian Government has been in the regular pursuit of making every state to take proper steps,  this view Directorate of Social Welfare under Bihar Government has come up with a new scheme for the …

VP praises Nehru for the vision to make India scientifically advanced nation

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu praised Jawaharlal Nehru for his vision of a people-centric governance and initiatives to create India a scientifically advanced nation. Addressing the civil servants attending the 93rd Foundation Course, here on Wednesday, the Vice President also recalled how Sardar Patel foresaw the necessity of a competent civil service for the unity …

Uber India to launch fuel price index to boost drivers’ income

Leading cab aggregator Uber India said that it will be rolling out a national fuel price index to correlate the drivers’ earnings with altered in the fuel prices. The new incentive will be first launched in Mumbai. The drivers of popular cab aggregators Ola and Uber went on a 12-day strike in October due to …

Real estate sales to go up by 9-12% this festive season

The real estate sales anticipated going up by 9-12 percent in Q4, 2018 (Festive season quarter) as against Q3, 2018. “However, the ongoing liquidity crisis in Indian real estate could, to some extent, play spoilsport for developers this festive season,” proposed Anuj Puri, Chairman – Antirock Property Consultants. According to Puri, it is still too …

Rafale deal Centre says procurement procedure ‘completely followed’

The Defence Procurement Procedure was “completely followed” in the procurement of 36 Rafale fighter jets from France and the deal was apparently approved by the Cabinet Committee on Security (CCS), the Centre informed the Supreme Court on Monday. The Centre’s stand was reflected in a document given to the court, which had asked the government …

National Programme for Education of Girls at Elementary Level (NPEGEL), Government of India

Description There exists a significant gender space in enrolment at the elementary level, which is more acute for scheduled caste and scheduled tribe girls, for whom the gender gap is almost 30% at the primary level and 26% at the upper primary stage. The lower of this gender gap has now plateaued and the further …

New Government Scheme Okayed To Provide Cash During Job Lossdf

Taking cognizance of lack of long-term jobs, the Ministry of Labour and Employment on Wednesday said it has rolled out a scheme to financially help those who lost their jobs even as it relaxed norms for its other benefits. The Employees’ State Insurance Corporation (ESIC), in its 175th meeting on Tuesday here, approved ‘Atal BimitVyakti …

New Government Scheme to Provide 80,000 Commercial PVs in Rural Areas

In a bid to make a better transport system in rural areas, the Indian government has proposed a plan to give 80,000 commercial passenger vehicles at a subsidized cost to 1.5 lakh villages in India. Likely to be christened as the Pradhan Mantri Gram Parivahan Yojna, these vehicles will be given to defense personnel and …

Mukhyamantri Kanya Suraksha Yojana for girls of BPL, Bihar financial assistance

Mukhya Mantri Kanya Suraksha Yojana launched by Directorate of Social Welfare, Bihar Government to avoids female foeticide, encourage the birth of girl child, bring about a balance between sex ratio of girls and boys and encourages registration of birth by incentivizing birth of a girl child in the family. The Scheme is being started in …