Month: July 2018

Fund for Agricultural Machinery

July 31, 2018

Ministry of Agriculture  and Farmers Welfare has released Rs. 36.58 crore and Rs. 148.60 crore under Sub- Mission on Agricultural Mechanization (SMAM) for promotion of agricultural mechanization activities and under  a new Central Sector Scheme on ‘Promotion of Agricultural Mechanization for In-Situ Management of Crop Residue in the States of Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh and […]

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Crops Destroyed by Stray Animals

July 31, 2018

The States of Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Haryana have taken steps for stray cattles.           In the State of Madhya Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh Gopalan Evam Pashudhan Samvardhan Board is functional in the Department of Animal Husbandry under which 604 Gaushalas are being operated by different NGO’s in different districts in the State. Approximately […]

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Health Ministry signs MoU with Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology to facilitate access of AB–NHPM to the last mile

July 31, 2018

National Health Agency (NHA) under Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, the apex body for the implementation of Ayushman Bharat-National Health Protection Mission (AB-NHPM), and Common Service Centres (CSC) scheme under the Digital India Programme, have signed an MoU to provide information and eligibility validation services to beneficiaries, especially in remote areas. Shri J P […]

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Sugar Production

July 31, 2018

In order to improve the liquidity position of the sugar mills to enable them to clear the cane dues of the farmers, the Central Government has taken following initiatives during the last five months : (i) Notified the scheme for “Assistance to sugar mills” under which financial assistance @Rs.5.50/quintal of cane crushed will be provided […]

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Sugar Industry

July 31, 2018

The excess sugar production during the current sugar season has adversely affected the market sentiments due to which the ex-mill prices of sugar in the domestic market have fallen sharply and came down in the range of Rs 24.50 to Rs. 26 per kg in the month of May, 2018. Low realization from sale of […]

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Monthly Review of the Account of the Union Government of India up to the month of June 2018 for the Financial Year 2018-19

July 31, 2018

The Monthly Account of the Union Government of India upto the month of June, 2018 has been consolidated and Reports have been published.  The highlights are given below:-  The Government of India has received Rs.2,78,614 crore (15.33% of corresponding BE 18-19 of Total Receipts) up to June, 2018 comprising Rs. 2,37,170 crore Tax Revenue (Net […]

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Current Status of implementation of Petroleum, Chemical and Petrochemical Investment Regions (PCPIRs) projects in India

July 31, 2018

Minister of State for Planning (IC) and Chemicals & Fertilizers, Shri Rao Inderjit Singh, in a written reply to a question on current status of implementation of Petroleum, Chemical and Petrochemical Investment Regions (PCPIRs) projects in India, in Lok Sabha today, informed that as per Detailed Project Reports (DPRs), the projected investment on full realization […]

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“The Walled City of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India” is the next proposed site for UNESCO World Heritage recognition: Dr. Mahesh Sharma

July 31, 2018

The site namely “The Walled City of Jaipur, Rajasthan, India” has been proposed for World Heritage. As per Operation Guidelines 2017, only one site can be nominated by the state party each year. The recognition of World Heritage is a matter of great pride. It impacts the local economy by giving a boost to domestic […]

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Vice Admiral Anil Kumar Chawla assumes Command of SNC

July 31, 2018

Vice Admiral Anil Kumar Chawla, AVSM, NM, VSM, has taken over the reins of the Southern Naval Command (SNC) as its 28th Flag Officer Commanding- in-Chief on 31 Jul 18. The Admiral has replaced Vice Admiral AR Karve, PVSM, AVSM who retired after 38 years of yeoman service. VAdm AK Chawla was previously the Chief […]

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Startup India Yatra begins in Chhattisgarh

July 31, 2018

Students queuing up to register for the startup India Yatra The Startup India Yatra was launched on July 30th in Raipur. Students queued up in large numbers to register for the first boot camp at Raipur. Today, 31st July, the yatra will travel to Bilaspur for the second boot camp at the Government Engineering College […]

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