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Bengal introduces 'Rupashree' marriage assistance for girls

West Bengal government on Wednesday introduced a new scheme "Rupashree" for marriage assistance to girls coming from economically weaker families with a budgetary allocation of Rs 1,500 crore. It is proposed to extend a one-time assistance of Rs 25,000 to the family of the girl with an annual income up to Rs 1.5 lakh. . . . .

Assam launches toll-free women's helpline

The Assam government launched a women's helpline to tackle the recent spurt in crime in the state. Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launched the 181-Sakhi' toll-free women helpline at a programme held in Janata Bhawan. The toll-free helpline will initially work from 9 am to 5.30 pm, but. . . . .

NITI Aayog launches baseline ranking of 115 aspirational districts

The NITI Aayog has launched the baseline ranking for 115 aspirational districts based on 49 indicators across five sectors that include health and nutrition, education, agriculture and water resources, financial inclusion and skill development, and basic infrastructure. This would be followed by delta ranking of these. . . . .

Major decisions taken by Cabinet

The Union Cabinet has approved certain official amendments to the National Medical Commission Bill. Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi has taken major decisions. Cabinet approves certain official amendments to National Medical Commission Bill. Cabinet approves Schemes of North Eastern Council. . . . .

The government of India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) sign $80 Million Loan Agreement

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed $80 million loans to help modernize technical and vocational education and training (TVET) institutions and improve the skills ecosystem in the State of Himachal Pradesh. The project will support the skill initiatives of Government of. . . . .

Cabinet approves National Health Protection Mission ‘Ayushman Bharat’

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the launch of a new Centrally Sponsored Ayushman Bharat. The scheme has the benefits cover of Rs. 5 lakh per family per year. The target beneficiaries of the proposed scheme will be more than 10 crore families belonging to poor and vulnerable population. . . . .

LaQshya program launched to improve quality of maternity care

The Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched LaQshya program aimed at improving quality of maternity care in labour room and maternity OperationTheatre (OT). It is being implemented to ‘fast-track’ interventions for achieving tangible results. The program aims to improve quality of care for pregnant women. . . . .

CCEA nod for Urea subsidy scheme till 2020

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approves the continuation of Urea Subsidy scheme till 2020 at a cost of 1 lakh 65 thousand crore rupees. Cabinet nod also was given for direct benefit transfer for disbursement of fertiliser subsidy. Urea Subsidy is a part of Central Sector Scheme of Department of Fertilizers. . . . .

India, Madagascar Sign Umbrella Agreement In Defence Sector

India and Madagascar have signed an umbrella agreement in the field of defence. Under the agreement, both the countries will explore various ways of co-operation in the field of defence. An amended air service agreement was also signed to support efforts towards improving connectivity between the two countries. Both. . . . .

Cabinet okays MoUs between India and Iran in health, medicine

India and Iran share several common features in their language, culture and traditions, and also share a common legacy of using herbal medicines. The Cabinet approved two MoUs inked between India and Iran on cooperation in the field of health, medicine and traditional systems of medicine. The Union Cabinet chaired. . . . .

PM Modi launches TB Free India campaign

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a campaign to eradicate tuberculosis (TB) from India by 2025, five years ahead of a globally-set deadline. After inaugurating the Delhi End-TB Summit here, the prime minister launched the TB-free India Campaign to take the activities under the National Strategic Plan for TB. . . . .

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launches a number of schemes for poor in Varanasi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched a number of schemes for the poor in Varanasi and emphasized on harnessing solar energy for cooking.  After inaugurating a 101-megawatt solar power plant in Mirzapur along with French President Emmanuel Macron, Mr Modi laid the foundation stone of various development. . . . .

Telangana Launches India's 1st State-Led Incubator For Women

The Telangana government today launched a start-up incubator here to exclusively promote entrepreneurship among women. The facility was launched on the occasion of International Women's Day. The incubator, named We-Hub, is the country's first state-led incubator exclusively for women entrepreneurs.

Delhi Police launches  "All Women Patrolling Squad " to strengthen women safety

On the event of International Women’s Day, the Delhi police launched an "All-women patrolling squad". With the motto - Be the change, you want to see - wearing on their sleeves, the women squad riding mean machine in Delhi’s south district aims to protect women from cat-callers and instill a sense of confidence among. . . . .

Govt launches biodegradable sanitary napkin Suvidha

The Government launched 'Biodegradable Sanitary Napkins' under the 'Pradhan Mantri Bhartiya Janaushadhi Pariyojana', on the occasion of International Women's Day. A pack of 4 napkins will be available in the market at a price of Rs 10 which is much lesser than the price of similar products in the market. Union. . . . .

PM launches National Nutrition Mission: International Women's Day

PM Modi launches National Nutrition Mission and expansion of  'Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao' campaign to mark the  International Women's Day celebrations in the country. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the pan-India expansion of flagship programme--Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao.Jhunjhunu district has achieved. . . . .

Udyam Sakhi Portal Launched for Women Entrepreneurs 

On the occasion of International Women’s Day today, March 8, the Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises(MSME) launched a portal for women entrepreneurs of India: www.udyamsakhi.org. The portal was unveiled by the Minister of State (Independent Charge) of MSME, Giriraj Singh, in a program today at the Ambedkar. . . . .

Odisha Govt Launches 'Ama Gaon, Ama Vikas' Programme

The Odisha government has launched a programme Ama Gaon, Ama Vikas (Our Village, our development) to reach out to the people in rural areas and involve themselves in the developmental activities.  Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik has flagged off mobile video vans for ‘Ama Gaon Ama Vikas’ programme that will move. . . . .

Uma Bharti launches second Swajal Yojna project in Rajasthan

To ensure availability of clean drinking water to every household, Union Minister Uma Bharti launched the second project under the 'Swajal Yojna' at Bhikampura village in Rajasthan. The budget for the pilot project for Rajasthan at Bhikampura is Rs 54.17 lakh. Under the scheme,. . . . .

Telangana CM KCR announces mega insurance scheme for farmers

Telangana govt. has announced KCR Mega Health Cum Life Insurance Scheme for Ryots. Subsequently, the state govt. will provide an insurance cover of Rs. 5 lakh per annum for health-care and hospitalization and even in the case of death. Accordingly, KCR govt. is going to allocate Rs. 500 crore in Telangana Budget 2018-19. . . . .



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