The Union Cabinet has approved the Model Tenancy Act, 2021 that aims to modify the legal framework of rental housing across India. Consisting 47 sections and two schedules, the act focuses upon securing the "interests and rights of both the landlord and tenant" by making tenancy agreement compulsory. The government, through this act, eyes to move towards fulfillment of PM Narendra Modi's vision of 'Housing for All' by 2022.
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The Union on May 5 approved a retrospective order to distribute 5kgs free foodgrains to 79.88 crore PDS beneficiaries during May-June. Effective from May 1, the allocations will be made under the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana-III. Announced in 2020 the scheme aims to combat COVID impact on poor. The allocation to states will be decided by Food Ministry on the existing ratio under the National Food Security Act.
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Yielding to Puducherry's current Lieutenant General Tamilisai Soundarajan's recommendation, the Union Cabinet has agreed to impose President's rule in the union territory. Tamilisai's proposal arrived following the back-to-back political developments in the UT, including the Congress-led government's collapse during a trust vote and CM V Narayanasamy's consequent resignation. Meanwhile, Union Minister Prakash Javadekar has informed that the… read-more
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The PM headed Cabinet Committee on Security approved the procurement of 73 LCA Tejas Mk-1A fighter aircraft and 10 trainer aircraft at the cost of Rs 45,696 crore on January 13. Equipped with critical operational capabilities, the fighter-jet is an indigenously designed, developed, and manufactured fighter aircraft. Touted as game-changer, the 4th-generation Light Combat Aircraft would be equipped with Active Electronically-Scanned Array… read-more
The Union government has released Rs 22,810 crore tranche under the Atmanirbhar Bharat Rojgar Yojana to create new job opportunities. Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar has said that the government, under this scheme, plans to bear the employee and employer contributions to the retirement fund on new hirings by businesses and organizations. Reportedly, the government will require the aforementioned amount till 2023 and will help nearly 58.5 lakh… read-more
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To improve data connectivity across the country by offering public Wi-Fi service, the cabinet has assented for PM-Wi-fi Access Network Interface aka PM-WANI on December 9. IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said, "There will be no licence, fee or registration for it." It has also permitted businesses to avail services from private Internet Service Providers. Moreover, the cabinet has planned to open one crore public data centres across the… read-more
The New Education Policy (NEP) implemented by the Union Cabinet, apart from the introduction of new subjects and languages, lays down guidelines for the Institutions regarding the management of their finances. To ensure a better quality of education at all levels, the Cabinet mandates the schools to maintain a student-faculty ratio of 30:1, and 20:1 for the higher educational institutions. The private funding is now required to be channelized… read-more