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Cabinet okays revised cost for NE road development plan

Cabinet okays revised cost for NE road development plan

🕔07:22, 1.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 01  The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the proposal for cost revision for the Asian Development Bank-assisted “North Eastern State Roads Investment Programme” (NESRIP) to Rs 2,144.56 crore. The original approved cost for the project was Rs

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Cabinet approves railway zone at Vishakhapatnam

Cabinet approves railway zone at Vishakhapatnam

🕔07:20, 1.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 01  The Union Cabinet here on Thursday approved setting up of a Railway Zone at Vishakhapatnam and a new division with headquarters at Rayagada in Odisha by reorganising the existing South Central Railway and East Coast Railway.

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Cabinet approves FAME India Phase II

Cabinet approves FAME India Phase II

🕔07:17, 1.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 01  The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the proposal to implement the second phase of Faster Adoption and Manufacturing of Electric Vehicles (FAME) in India for promotion of electric mobility in the country. The scheme will be

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Cabinet approves National Policy on Software Products 2019

Cabinet approves National Policy on Software Products 2019

🕔07:16, 1.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 01  The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved the National Policy on Software Products 2019, which would help in formulating schemes, projects and measures to develop the software industry. According to an official statement, the policy has a

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Cabinet nod for Metro rail projects in UP’s Kanpur, Agra

Cabinet nod for Metro rail projects in UP’s Kanpur, Agra

🕔07:12, 1.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 01 The Union Cabinet on Friday approved two Metro rail projects in Uttar Pradesh’s Kanpur and Agra at an estimated cost of Rs 19,456.1 crore in order to boost urban public transport connectivity. Both the projects will be

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Cabinet okays SPV to house Air India’s debt

Cabinet okays SPV to house Air India’s debt

🕔07:00, 1.Mar 2019

New Delhi, March 01  The Union Cabinet here on Thursday approved creation of a special purpose vehicle (SPV) — Air India Assets Holding Ltd — for warehousing accumulated working capital loans of the national carrier. The Cabinet also approved the

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Cabinet approves 10% quota provision for J&K

Cabinet approves 10% quota provision for J&K

🕔06:45, 21.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 21  Union cabinet has given its nod to 10 per cent quota for poor among the general categories in Jammu and Kashmir and also approved the provision for SC/ST reservation in promotion in government jobs in the

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Cabinet nod to new company for commercial use of ISRO programmes

Cabinet nod to new company for commercial use of ISRO programmes

🕔07:28, 20.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 20  The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Tuesday gave its approval for setting up a new company under the Department of Space, to commercially exploit the research and development work carried out by

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Cabinet approves 4 ordinances including triple talaq

Cabinet approves 4 ordinances including triple talaq

🕔07:28, 20.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 20  The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved four ordinances, including the one making triple talaq a criminal offence, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said. The other ordinances approved by the Cabinet include the Companies (Second Amendment) ordinance,

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Cabinet clears reform to enhance domestic oil & gas exploration

Cabinet clears reform to enhance domestic oil & gas exploration

🕔07:27, 20.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 20  The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved a new policy framework on reforms in exploration and licensing (E&L) sector that aims to enhance domestic exploration and production of oil and gas by providing more attractive terms to

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Cabinet clears Phase-II of Ahemdabad Metro Rail Project

Cabinet clears Phase-II of Ahemdabad Metro Rail Project

🕔07:26, 20.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 20  The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved implementation of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II. The Cabinet meeting was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The project comprises two corridors of with a total length of 28.254 km:

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Cabinet approves visa simplification agreement with South Africa

Cabinet approves visa simplification agreement with South Africa

🕔07:25, 20.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 20  The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved the signing of agreement between India and South Africa on simplification of visa requirements for travel of citizens for purposes such as tourism and business. An official release said the

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Cabinet clears ordinance to check unregulated deposit schemes

Cabinet clears ordinance to check unregulated deposit schemes

🕔07:23, 20.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 20  The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved the promulgation of the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Ordinance, 2019 to prevent chit fund scams and protect small investors. “The proposed Ordinance will immediately tackle the menace of illicit

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Cabinet okays new rural livelihood scheme

Cabinet okays new rural livelihood scheme

🕔07:20, 20.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 20 The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. on Tuesday approved the implementation of the National Rural Economic Transformation Project (NRETP). This project under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) will be

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Cabinet sanctions Rs 2,055 cr for Swadesh Darshan Scheme

Cabinet sanctions Rs 2,055 cr for Swadesh Darshan Scheme

🕔07:12, 20.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 20 The Union Cabinet on Tuesday approved the continuation of the Swadesh Darshan Scheme during the extent of 14th Finance Commission – ending in 2020 -and beyond, sanctioning Rs 2,055 crore for 60 projects under the scheme to

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Cabinet approves leasing of land for ‘Kisan Mandi’

Cabinet approves leasing of land for ‘Kisan Mandi’

🕔09:31, 14.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 14  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the proposal for leasing out 1.61-acre land of the Delhi Milk Scheme in Delhi’s Alipur to Small Farmers Agribusiness Consortium (SFAC) to set up “Kisan Mandi”, said an official. The

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Government approves higher electricity allocation to Telangana, Jharkhand

Government approves higher electricity allocation to Telangana, Jharkhand

🕔10:52, 7.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 7  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved a proposal to allocate 85 per cent of electricity generated by NTPC’s Telangana Super Thermal Power Project (TSTPP) to the state. Additionally, the Power Ministry proposal also mandates allocation of

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Cabinet nod to regularization of allowances for key AAI staff

Cabinet nod to regularization of allowances for key AAI staff

🕔10:47, 7.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 7  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the regularization of certain allowances being paid over and above the 50 per cent ceiling to certain employees of the Airports Authority of India (AAI). These allowances are the rating

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Cabinet approves establishment of unified regulator for IFSCs

Cabinet approves establishment of unified regulator for IFSCs

🕔10:46, 7.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 7  The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the establishment of a unified authority for regulating all financial services in International Financial Services Centres (IFSCs) in India. According to an official release, the unified regulatory authority will be

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Cabinet approves Bill for autonomy to two food tech institutes

Cabinet approves Bill for autonomy to two food tech institutes

🕔10:44, 7.Feb 2019

New Delhi, Feb 7  The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, on Wednesday approved introduction of a bill in Parliament to confer the status of ‘Institutions of National Importance’ to two food technology institutes. The National Institutes of

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