Important Cabinet Approvals- 15th December 2017

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given the following set of approvals. The full list of Cabinet Approvals is given as follows.

The Cabinet has approved-

1. The Continuation of two Schemes- 
  • Non-Lapsable Central Pool of Resources (NLCPR) scheme for North East till March 2020.
  • Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National Ayush Mission (NAM) from 01.04.2017 to 31.03.2020.

2. Special package for employment generation in leather and footwear sector- The package involves the implementation of Central Sector Scheme “Indian Footwear, Leather & Accessories Development Programme” with an approved expenditure of Rs. 2600 Crore over the three financial years from 2017-18 to 2019-20.

3. Agreement with UNESCO on the establishment of International Training Centre for Operational Oceanography in Hyderabad.

4. Signing of MoU between India and Colombia in the field of agriculture and fisheries.

5. Subsidizing MDR charges on debit card/BHIM UPI/AePS transactions of value less than Rs.2000.

Source- Press Information Bureau (PIB)


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