Category Archives: Govt. Schemes

GST & Its Salient Features

  GST is a tax on goods and services with comprehensive and continuous chain of set-off benefits from the producer’s point and service provider’s point up to the retailer’s level….

National Policy on Universal Electronic Accessibility

  The Union Cabinet has approved the National Policy on Universal Electronic Accessibility that recognizes the need to eliminate discrimination on the basis of disabilities as well as to facilitate…

New Methodology for Coal Block Auction

  The Government has approved the methodology for auction by competitive bidding of the coal blocks. The methodology provides for auctioning the fully explored coal blocks and also provides for…

Financial Support for Minority Students clearing Prelim

  Scheme for Support for Minority Students clearing Preliminary Examinations conducted by Union Public Service Commission, Staff Selection Commission, State Public Service Commissions etc. Objectives: The objective of the Scheme…

Bharat Rural Livelihood Foundation (BRLF) approved

  The Union Cabinet has approved the proposal for setting up of the Bharat Rural Livelihood Foundation (BRLF) as an independent charitable society under the Societies Registration Act, 1860 to…

Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Bill, 2011

  The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Bill (PFRDA), 2011 was passed by the Lok Sabha today with official amendments. It was earlier introduced in Lok Sabha on the…

World Bank Assisted National AIDS Control Support Project Launched

  The World Bank assisted National AIDS Control Support Project was launched by Shri Ghulam Nabi Azad, Union Minister of Health & Family Welfare in New Delhi today. Shri A….

Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana (MGPSY)

  An estimated 5 million Indian Nationals with ECR (Emigration Check Required) passports are working on temporary employment/contract visas in the Gulf Countries. It is observed that a majority of…

Changes in Retail FDI Norms

  The government is planning to dilute local sourcing norms and investment guidelines for foreign retailers, to woo global retail chains, as not a single proposal having come through in…

Indian Electrical Equipment Industry Mission Plan 2022

  The ‘Indian Electrical Equipment Industry Mission Plan 2022’ acknowledges that the coal pithead thermal power projects located in remote areas, hydro power plants located at far flung hilly areas…