The Union Cabinet on September 13, passed a resolution congratulating and thanking PM Narendra Modi on behalf of the entire country for making the G20 Summit a huge success. The Information and Broadcasting Minister Anurag Thakur said the PM has emerged as a "man of global alliances", referring to the launch of Global Biofuels Alliance after earlier successes related to International Solar Alliance and Mission LiFE (Lifestyle for Environment… read-more
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The Union Cabinet approved Indian Space Policy 2023, which will aim to enhance the role of the Department of Space, boost activities of ISRO (Indian Space Research Organisation.) The new policy missions and give a larger participation of research, academia, startups, and industry. "Prime Minister Narendra Modi took a decision to open the space sector for private participation." said Union Minister Jitendra Singh.
Courtesy: The Free Press Journal
In a relief to citizens, the Union Government reduced the price formula for natural gas and CNG. the Union Cabinet approved the new formula as Natural gas produced from legacy old fields will now be linked to crude oil price instead of gas prices in surplus nations such as the US, Canada and Russia. This will chapter the png gas by 10%, for users.
The Union Cabinet is due to announce its decision on the Dearness Allowance (DA) for the second half of the year 2022. After the recent revision and DA hike, the Union Cabinet is likely to increase the DA for all the central government employees and pensioners considering the increasing inflation rates and price hike of essential commodities. DA is likely to be hiked between 3 to 4%.
Union Cabinet has approved Rs 1.64 lakh crore package for a state-owned telecom company, Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL) revival, confirmed Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw. In the Lok Sabha, Vaishnaw said, the revival package has three elements to improve services, de-stress the balance sheet, and an expansion of fibre network. Furthermore,the government will make administrative allocations to offer 4G services and convert Rs 33,000… read-more
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Ministry of Ayush is organising a grand programme for the demonstration of common yoga protocol at Red Fort on April 7, on the occasion of World Health Day. Lok Sabha Speaker Om Birla is expected to be the chief guest of the programme and the event will also be graced by the presence of several Union Ministers and VIPs. The programme is be held between 6:30AM to 8AM.
Central Government employees will now receive 34% Dearness Allowance (DA), after the Union Cabinet hiked it by 3%, on March 30. The move is expected to benefit 47.68 lakh central government employees and 68.62 lakh pensioners. "The increase in accordance with the formula, which is based on the recommendations of the 7th Central Pay Commission," said the Union Cabinet, reported PTI.
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The central trade unions supported by the All India Bank Employees Association has called a nationwide strike on March 28 and 29. The decision comes after bank unions called for a protest against the government's plan to privatise public sector banks including the Banking Laws Amendment Bill 2021. The trade union also said roadways, transport and electricity workers are also supporting the decision for the strike, affecting services for… read-more
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On Saturday 26, PM Narendra Modi announced a nationwide roll-out of the Central Sector Scheme, Ayushman Bharat Digital Mission (ABDM). It was fixed by the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, with a full allotment of Rs. 1,600 crores for five years, read a press release. With this new form, citizens can link their health records and can access better healthcare and services in their area.
Union Government approved to sign MoU between India-Nepal, to construct bridge over Mahakali river. On January 6, the Cabinet chaired by PM Modi took the decision, helping people of Uttrakhand (Dharchula) and Nepal territory, sharing the region. Union Minister Anurag Thakur briefed the media about the meeting and said, the MoU will be helpful for people and enhance the relations between Nepal and India.