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Setting up a new company under Department of Space

No: ---, Dated: Feb 19, 2019

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval to the Setting up of a new company under Department of Space (DoS), to commercially exploit the research and development work carried out by Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) Centers and constituent units of DOS. Salient features: The following... Full Document

State: India

Promulgation of the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Ordinance, 2019

No: ---, Dated: Feb 19, 2019

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Promulgation of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Ordinance, 2019. Benefits: The proposed Ordinance will immediately tackle the menace of illicit deposit-taking activities in the country launched by rapacious operators, which at present are exploiting regulatory gaps and lack of strict administrative measures... Full Document

State: India

Release of an additional instalment of DA to Central Government employees and DR to Pensioners, due from 1.1.2019

No: ---, Dated: Feb 19, 2019

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval to the release of an additional instalment of Dearness Allowance (DA) to Central Government employees, and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners w.e.f. 1.1.2019 representing an increase of 3% over the existing rate of 9% of the Basic... Full Document

State: India

Proposal for promulgation of the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Second Ordinance, 2019

No: ---, Dated: Feb 19, 2019

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the following proposals:   Promulgation of an Ordinance, namely “the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Second Ordinance, 2019”; and To bring in necessary official amendments in the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Bill, 2018 pending in Parliament for replacing the said Ordinance.   Benefits:   The proposal will enable... Full Document

State: India

MoU between India and Morocco on the Reciprocal facilitation of procedures for issue of Business Visa

No: ---, Dated: Feb 19, 2019

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Morocco on the Reciprocal facilitation of procedures for issue of Business Visa. Benefits: The MoU aims to facilitate the issuance of multiple entry business visa to nationals of the... Full Document

State: India

Cabinet approves Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase II

No: ---, Dated: Feb 19, 2019

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the following proposals: Implementation of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II, which comprises two corridors of total length 28.254 i.e. Corridor 1 from Motera Stadium to Mahatma Mandir for a length of 22.838 km. and Corridor 2 from GNLU to GIFT City for a length of... Full Document

State: India

Creation of one post of Secretary and one post of Joint Secretary in the newly created Department of Fisheries

No: ---, Dated: Feb 19, 2019

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved one post of Secretary in the level 17 (Rs.2,25,000/- fixed) and one post of Joint Secretary in the level 14 of the Pay Matrix (Rs.144200-218200) in the Department of Fisheries on permanent basis to ensure smooth functioning... Full Document

State: India

Reforms in Exploration and Licensing Policy for enhancing domestic exploration and production of oil and gas

No: ---, Dated: Feb 19, 2019

  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the Policy framework on reforms in exploration and licensing sector for enhancing domestic exploration and production of oil and gas. The objective of the Policy is to attract new investment in Exploration and Production (E&P) Sector, intensification of exploration... Full Document

State: India

Continuation of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin beyond March, 2019 (PMAY-G Phase-II)

No: ---, Dated: Feb 19, 2019

  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the implementation of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin (PMAY-G) beyond March, 2019 (PMAY-G) Phase-II as follows: Total target for construction of 1.95 crore houses under PMAY-G Phase-II up to 2022. Continuation of rural housing scheme Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana... Full Document

State: India

Agreement on Proposed Participation of India in PISA

No: ---, Dated: Feb 19, 2019

  The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the Agreement between India and the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) for participating in the Programme for International Students Assessment (PISA), which will be conducted by the OECD in 2021. The Agreement... Full Document

State: India

Agreement on simplification of visa requirements for travel of certain categories of citizens between India and South Africa

No: ---, Dated: Feb 19, 2019

  The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the signing of Agreement between India and South Africa on simplification of visa requirements for travels of certain categories of citizens. The Agreement aims to facilitate the issuance of multiple entry visa to nationals of the two countries... Full Document

State: India

Implementation of the “National Rural Economic Transformation Project under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM)

No: ---, Dated: Feb 19, 2019

  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Implementation of an Externally Aided Project namely “National Rural Economic Transformation Project (NRETP) under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) through loan assistance (IBRD Credit) from World Bank. Benefits: The technical assistance provided by NRETP and... Full Document

State: India

Swadesh Darshan Scheme: Integrated Development of Theme-based Tourist Circuits in the country

No: ---, Dated: Feb 19, 2019

  The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the following proposals: Continuation of the Swadesh Darshan Scheme during 14th Finance Commission period and beyond;   Rs. 2055.96 crores for 60 on-going projects completing in December 2019; and   Rs. 324.09 crores for 6 projects for which substantial funds have been released and projects to... Full Document

State: India

Proposal for Constitution of Development and Welfare Board for De-notified, Nomadic and Semi-Nomadic Communities

No: ---, Dated: Feb 19, 2019

  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for constitution of Development and Welfare Board for Denotified, Nomadic and Semi-nomadic Communities (DNCs).   Background: The NDA Government is committed to reach the most deprived citizens of this country. Amongst the most disadvantaged communities in the country are the Denotified,... Full Document

State: India

Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Corridor of RRTS

No: ---, Dated: Feb 19, 2019

  The Union Cabinet has approved the following proposal: Construction of Regional Rapid Transit System (RRTS) covering a distance of 82.15 kms. (68.03 kms. elevated and 14.12 km. underground) at a total completion cost of Rs. 30,274 crores;   Central financial assistance of Rs. 5,634 crores in the form of grant and subordinate debt;   Institutional arrangement and legal framework... Full Document

State: India

MoU between Korea and India

No: ---, Dated: Feb 19, 2019

  The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Korean National Police Agency, Republic of Korea and the Ministry of Home Affairs, India on combating transnational crime and developing police cooperation is proposed to be signed. The proposed MOU aims to improve the effectiveness of both countries in the prevention and suppression of... Full Document

State: India

Promulgation of the Companies (Second Amendment) Ordinance 2019

No: ---, Dated: Feb 19, 2019

  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the Promulgation of the Companies (Second Amendment) Ordinance 2019 and for replacement of the said Ordinance in Parliament by a replacement Bill. It is based on the recommendations of the Committee to review offences under the Companies Act, 2013, so... Full Document

State: India

Cadre Review of 8 organized Group 'A' Services in Railways

No: ---, Dated: Feb 19, 2019

  The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for Cadre Review of 8 organized Group 'A' Services in Railways namely Indian Railway Accounts Service (IRAS), Indian Railway Personnel Service (IRPS), Indian Railway Traffic Service (IRTS), Indian Railway Service of Engineers (IRSE), Indian Railway Service... Full Document

State: India

Proposal of National Policy on Electronics 2019

No: ---, Dated: Feb 19, 2019

  Decision The Union Cabinet today gave its approval to the National Policy on Electronics 2019 (NPE 2019), proposed by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). The Policy envisions positioning India as a global hub for Electronics System Design and Manufacturing - (ESDM) by encouraging and driving capabilities in the... Full Document

State: India

MoU between India and Vietnam for Cooperation in the field of Communications

No: ---, Dated: Feb 19, 2019

  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given ex-post facto approval to the MoU between India and Vietnam for Cooperation in the field of Communications. Benefits: The MoU will contribute to strengthening bilateral cooperation and mutual understanding in the field of communications. Courtesy – Press Information Bureau, Government of India​ Full Document

State: India