Monthly Archives: August 2019

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“Mega Vendor Meet 2019” held at Lucknow

Research Designs and Standards Organization organized the “Mega Vendor Meet 2019” at Lucknow. The special meet was organized to expand vendor base and spread information on greater business opportunities in Railways Sector. Research Designs and Standards Organization is a research wing of Indian Railways. Source: The Press Information Bureau Find More Conferences Here हिंदी में […]

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Most awaited “Assam’s National Register of Citizens List” released

State coordinator of the National Register of Citizens, Prateek Hajela has released the most awaited Assam’s final National Register of Citizens list. The list has been made accessible online and at all NRC seva kendras in the state. The process of NRC Update was started in the state of Assam as per order of the […]

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P.K. Sinha appointed as Officer on Special Duty in PMO

The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of P.K. Sinha as “Officer on Special Duty” in the office of the Prime Minister. P K Sinha was earlier serving as the Cabinet Secretary before the appointment of Rajiv Gauba. Source: The Live Mint Find More Appointments News Here हिंदी में पढ़े

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Meghalaya launches ‘Walk to Work’ campaign

Chief Minister of Meghalaya launched the ‘Walk to Work’ campaign in the state. The campaign is a part of Fit India Movement which has been launched in the country by the Prime Minister. The campaign comes with the multiple benefits like cost cutting of fuel including reduction of CO2 emission, reduction in congestion in the […]

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Central TB Division signs MoU to fight tuberculosis with help of AI

The Central TB Division of the Health Ministry has signed an MoU with Wadhwani Institute for Artificial Intelligence. Under the MoU, the division seeks to explore the application of cutting-edge Artificial Intelligence technology in its fight against tuberculosis (TB). Wadhwani AI would support the National TB programme by helping it become AI-ready. This would including […]

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“Special Tiger Force” for Corbett Reserve to be set up by Uttarakhand

The Uttarakhand government has decided to form a Special Tiger Force for Corbett Tiger Reserve. The STPF will be effective in checking illegal human intrusion into the reserve through villages located on its fringes. The STPF will serve as a second layer of protection for tigers at the Corbett Tiger Reserve. Static/Current Takeaways Important For […]

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CBDT constitutes five-member “Startup Cell” for startups

The Central Board of Direct Taxes has announced the creation of a five-member special cell “Startup Cell” for startups. The “Startup Cell” will address the grievances of the startups with relation to angel tax and other tax-related issues. Startup entities can approach the cell for speedy resolution of their grievances. The ‘startup cell’ will be […]

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Government announces Mega Merger of Public Sector Banks

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has announced a big consolidation of public sector banks. Under the scheme of amalgamation, 10 public sector banks are to be merged into four banks. After the amalgamation, the total number of Public Sector Banks in the country will come down to 12 banks furthering the processing of consolidation in the […]

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DAY-NULM conferred the prestigious SKOCH Governance Gold Award

Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana-National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM), has been conferred the prestigious SKOCH Governance Gold Award. It has been conferred the award for its initiative “Portal for Affordable Credit and Interest Subvention Access (PAiSA)”. DAY-NULM is a flagship mission under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. PAiSA is a centralized IT platform which simplifies […]

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Government-e-Marketplace signs MoU with SIDBI

Government e Marketplace has signed an MoU with Small Industries Development Bank of India. The MoU aims to benefit MSMEs, women entrepreneurs, Self Help Groups, Women Self Help Groups and various loan beneficiaries under MUDRA and Stand-up India scheme. GeM and SIDBI will take steps to ensure payments within a guaranteed timeframe to sellers, enhance […]