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Industry hails ‘path breaking’ telecom reforms

Industry hails ‘path breaking’ telecom reforms

🕔07:44, 16.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 16 The telecom industry has lauded the Union Cabinet’s approval for reform and relief measures for the sector. Cellular Operators Association of India Director General S.P. Kochhar said the measures show the government’s intent for the much-needed

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Centre gives PLI boost to drone manufacturing

Centre gives PLI boost to drone manufacturing

🕔16:26, 15.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) The Centre on Wednesday approved a Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for drones and drone components manufacturing. Accordingly, the total amount allocated for the PLI scheme for drones and drone components is Rs 120 crore spread over

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Centre ushers in PLI for green autos; focuses on EVs

Centre ushers in PLI for green autos; focuses on EVs

🕔16:05, 15.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 15  Centre on Wednesday approved a PLI scheme for the promotion of renewable and environment friendly automobiles such as EVs, sources said. Accordingly, the over Rs 25,000 crore scheme is likely to boost production of components as

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India, Portugal ink pact for recruiting Indian workers

India, Portugal ink pact for recruiting Indian workers

🕔17:33, 8.Sep 2021

New Delhi, Sep 8  The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday approved the signing of an agreement on the recruitment of Indian citizens to work in Portugal. This agreement would set an institutional mechanism for partnership

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Union Cabinet approves MoU between ICMR, Swiss research centres

Union Cabinet approves MoU between ICMR, Swiss research centres

🕔06:56, 19.Aug 2021

New Delhi, Aug 19  The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday was apprised of the MoUs between the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) and the GARDP Foundation on Antimicrobial Resistance Research and Innovation, and the

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Cabinet approves Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme: A Reforms based and Results linked Scheme”

Cabinet approves Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme: A Reforms based and Results linked Scheme”

🕔05:16, 5.Jul 2021

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister, Narendra Modi has approved a Reforms-based and Results-linked, Revamped Distribution Sector Scheme.  The Scheme seeks to improve the operational efficiencies and financial sustainability of all DISCOMs/ Power Departments excluding Private Sector DISCOMs

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Cabinet nod to pact with Caribbean nation to fight offshore tax evasion

Cabinet nod to pact with Caribbean nation to fight offshore tax evasion

🕔16:57, 23.Jun 2021

New Delhi, June 23  In a bid to curb offshore tax evasion, the Union Cabinet has approved an agreement between India and the Caribbean nation — Saint Vincent and The Grenadines. Under the pact, both the countries will exchange information

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Cabinet approves Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) signed between India and Japan in the field of Water Resources

Cabinet approves Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) signed between India and Japan in the field of Water Resources

🕔20:45, 27.Mar 2021

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi was apprised of the Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) signed between Department of Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation, Ministry of Jal Shakti, Government of India and Water and

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Cabinet enhances financial powers of armed forces’ commanders

Cabinet enhances financial powers of armed forces’ commanders

🕔13:04, 18.Feb 2021

New Delhi, Feb 18  For faster processing and implementation of projects for modernisation of armed forces to meet the security challenges, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved enhanced delegation of financial powers under capital procurement to deputy chiefs and command

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Cabinet okays ‘STARS’ project to help states better education outcomes

Cabinet okays ‘STARS’ project to help states better education outcomes

🕔17:20, 14.Oct 2020

New Delhi, Oct 14 The Cabinet on Wednesday approved a World Bank supported ‘STARS’ project that will support states in terms of education, said Union Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar. This project will be implemented as a new centrally-sponsored scheme

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Cabinet note on vehicle scrappage policy ready

Cabinet note on vehicle scrappage policy ready

🕔20:39, 19.Sep 2020

New Delhi, Sep 19  The much-awaited vehicle scrappage policy may soon be a reality as a Cabinet note on the issue is ready and sent for further consultations with the stakeholders on PMO directions. “The Ministry of Road Transport and

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Cabinet okays 2% interest subvention on ‘Shishu’ MUDRA loans

Cabinet okays 2% interest subvention on ‘Shishu’ MUDRA loans

🕔17:53, 24.Jun 2020

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi today approved approved a scheme for interest subvention of 2% for a period of 12 months, to all Shishu loan accounts under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) to eligible borrowers. The scheme will be

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Cabinet gives ‘Aadhaar’ reprieve to Assam, Meghalaya, J&K, Ladakh

Cabinet gives ‘Aadhaar’ reprieve to Assam, Meghalaya, J&K, Ladakh

🕔19:23, 22.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 22  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval to relax the mandatory requirement of Aadhaar seeding of data beneficiaries of Assam, Meghalaya, Jammu & Kashmir and Ladakh for release of benefits

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Cabinet clearance likely for PSU banks merger

Cabinet clearance likely for PSU banks merger

🕔13:32, 4.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 4  The Union Cabinet in its meeting on Wednesday is likely to clear a bunch of proposals including amendments to the Companies Act for decriminalising many sections, merger of 10 PSU banks to four and changes in

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Cabinet note being readied to use PSU land for affordable housing

Cabinet note being readied to use PSU land for affordable housing

🕔07:00, 12.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 12  The government seems to be looking for innovative ways to monetise assets of loss-making Central Public Sector Enterprises (CPSE), as it is preparing a cabinet note for a policy to utilise land belonging to the government

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Cabinet nod for India-Brazil MoU on geology, mineral resources

Cabinet nod for India-Brazil MoU on geology, mineral resources

🕔07:15, 23.Jan 2020

New Delhi, Jan 23  The Union cabinet on Wednesday gave its approval for a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to be signed between India and Brazil on cooperation in the field of geology and mineral resources. The agreement will be signed

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Cabinet grants ex-post facto approval to Agreement between India and Sweden on Recognition of Seafarer Certificates

Cabinet grants ex-post facto approval to Agreement between India and Sweden on Recognition of Seafarer Certificates

🕔11:56, 25.Dec 2019

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its ex-post facto approval for the Agreement between India and Sweden on Recognition of Seafarer Certificates, pursuant to Regulation I/10 of the International Convention on Standards of

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Cabinet’s green flag to railways organisation restructuring

Cabinet’s green flag to railways organisation restructuring

🕔06:47, 25.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 25 The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday approved the organisational restructuring of the railways through the unification of the existing eight Group A services into one central service called the Indian Railway Management

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Cabinet approves five-star hotel at Pragati Maidan

Cabinet approves five-star hotel at Pragati Maidan

🕔16:16, 4.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 4  A five star hotel will soon come up at Pragati Maidan at a cost of Rs 611 crore, as the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved monetisation of 3.7 acres of land there for building the hotel.

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Cabinet clears Rs 2,024 crore bonus for Railway staff

Cabinet clears Rs 2,024 crore bonus for Railway staff

🕔07:48, 19.Sep 2019

New Delhi, Sep 19  In a festive season bonanza, the Union Cabinet has approved bonus worth 78 days’ wages for over 11 lakh Indian Railways employees. “It will motivate employees. This is a reward for their productivity,” Union Environment Minister

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