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Centre releases Rs 890 cr as 2nd instalment to fight Covid

Centre releases Rs 890 cr as 2nd instalment to fight Covid

🕔18:56, 6.Aug 2020

New Delhi, Aug 6  The Central Government on Thursday released Rs 890.32 crore as the second instalment of the COVID-19 Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness Package to 22 states and union territories. The financial assistance is based on the

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International flights to remain suspended till August 31

International flights to remain suspended till August 31

🕔17:29, 31.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 31  The Central government on Friday extended the suspension on scheduled commercial international flight operations to and from India till August 31. “The Government has decided to extend the suspension on the Scheduled International Commercial Passenger Services

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CONFED writes to FM over dumping of 3 PSU insurers’ merger

CONFED writes to FM over dumping of 3 PSU insurers’ merger

🕔17:36, 21.Jul 2020

Chennai, July 21  The objective of the central government of profitable growth and improved solvency of three public sector general insurance companies could be achieved by merging them, said the National Confederation of General Insurers’ Officers Associations (CONFED). In a

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Solar manufacturing capacity to be tripled

Solar manufacturing capacity to be tripled

🕔18:50, 4.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 4  The central government has proposed a major push to domestic manufacturing of renewable energy equipment in the country that would completely eliminate the need for imports, particularly from countries such as China. As part of the

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Liquidity to MSME rises as bank sanctions cross Rs 1.10L cr

Liquidity to MSME rises as bank sanctions cross Rs 1.10L cr

🕔12:51, 4.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 4  The Central government is going all out to ensure that liquidity concerns of the MSME sector are addressed on priority under its Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS). As of July 1, 2020 public sector and

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Guidelines for reopening of monuments, museums issued

Guidelines for reopening of monuments, museums issued

🕔07:34, 3.Jul 2020

New Delhi, July 3  The Central government on Thursday issued a slew of directions for reopening of monuments and museums, protected by the Archaeological Survey of India, from July 6. Only those monuments and museums which are in the non-containment

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Govt sanctions rise over Rs 1K cr in a day for MSME sector

Govt sanctions rise over Rs 1K cr in a day for MSME sector

🕔17:09, 16.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 16  The central government is going all out to ensure that liquidity concerns of the MSME sector are addressed on priority under its Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS). As of June 12, 2020, public sector banks

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Centre allocates Rs 2,522-cr to Rajasthan under water scheme

Centre allocates Rs 2,522-cr to Rajasthan under water scheme

🕔16:53, 15.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 15  The central government has allocated Rs 2,522 crore under the Jal Jeevan Mission scheme for Rajasthan in view the drought and water scarcity problems and ground water pollution in the state, which is almost two-and-a-half times

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Recovery rate in India from Covid-19 improves to 49.47%

Recovery rate in India from Covid-19 improves to 49.47%

🕔18:03, 12.Jun 2020

New Delhi, June 12  The Central government on Friday said the recovery rate of Covid-19 positive cases has increased to 49.47 per cent and a total of 1,47,194 individuals have recovered from the deadly disease. India has become the fourth

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‘One nation, one ration card’ across India by March 2021

‘One nation, one ration card’ across India by March 2021

🕔07:26, 15.May 2020

New Delhi, May 15  The Central government on Thursday announced ‘one nation, one ration card’ system to allow national portability of ration cards for the people, who can now avail the benefits under the PDS system wherever they are in

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Govt allows 29 insurers to do Aadhaar authentication

Govt allows 29 insurers to do Aadhaar authentication

🕔20:15, 24.Apr 2020

Chennai, April 24  The central government has notified 29 insurers – life and non-life – to undertake Aadhaar authentication services, said a senior industry official. He said the Centre in a gazette notification on Thursday allowed these life and non-life

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Centre clears Covid-19 emergency package for states, UTs

Centre clears Covid-19 emergency package for states, UTs

🕔15:37, 9.Apr 2020

New Delhi, April 9  The Central government has approved a Covid-19 emergency response and health system preparedness package in a bid to strengthen the national and state health systems. The Centrally funded project will be implemented in three phases —

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Centre extends validity of Forms 15G, 15H till June 30

Centre extends validity of Forms 15G, 15H till June 30

🕔15:21, 4.Apr 2020

Chennai, April 4  The Central government has extended the validity of Forms 15G and 15H submitted by fixed deposit holders during fiscal 2019-20, till June 30, a senior official of the All India Bank Employees’ Association (AIBEA) said on Saturday.

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Govt urged to issue necessary passes to all organisations to process salaries

Govt urged to issue necessary passes to all organisations to process salaries

🕔20:40, 29.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 29  Industry body PHD Chamber has urged the Central government to issue certain number of necessary passes to all organisations, irrespective of essential or non-essential manufacturing and services units, to process the salaries of their employees. In

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Govt readying an economic package: FM

Govt readying an economic package: FM

🕔13:26, 24.Mar 2020

New Delhi, March 24  The central government may come up with an economic package to prevent COVID-19 pandemic from causing deep seared harm to the economy. An indication on the package was given by finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman in a

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Govt releases Rs 19,950 crore GST compensation to states

Govt releases Rs 19,950 crore GST compensation to states

🕔06:43, 21.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 21  The Central government released Rs 19,950 crore as GST compensation cess to the states/UTs on last Monday, officials said. With this amount, the Central government has released a total of Rs 1,20,498 crore towards GST compensation

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Govt appoints DoT’s Mahmood Ahmed on MTNL board as director

Govt appoints DoT’s Mahmood Ahmed on MTNL board as director

🕔10:06, 9.Feb 2020

New Delhi, Feb 9 The Central government has appointed Mahmood Ahmed, Deputy Director General of the Licensing Finance Assessment (LFA), Department of Telecom as its nominee director on the board of MTNL, a PSU under the ministry. He has been appointed

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Govt will make India leader in seafood exports: Minister

Govt will make India leader in seafood exports: Minister

🕔10:03, 9.Feb 2020

Kochi, Feb 9  The Central government will help the seafood sector in all possible ways to make India the number one exporter, Union Minister of State for Commerce and Industry, Som Parkash, said on Saturday. In his address at the

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Broadband access in all villages by 2022: Prasad

Broadband access in all villages by 2022: Prasad

🕔17:09, 17.Dec 2019

New Delhi, Dec 17  The government on Tuesday said that all villages in the country will have broadband access by 2022, as it launched the ambitious National Broadband Mission entailing stakeholder investment of Rs 7 lakh crore in the next

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Govt extends Aadhaar seeding date for PM-Kisan scheme

Govt extends Aadhaar seeding date for PM-Kisan scheme

🕔09:45, 10.Oct 2019

New Delhi, Oct 10  The Central government on Wednesday extended till November 30 the mandatory requirement of Aadhaar seeding to avail the income support of Rs 6,000 per year under the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme. The move has

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