Category
Tags
Filter by Date
Umbrella scheme “Ocean Services, Technology, Observations, Resources Modelling and Science (O-SMART)”

No: ---, Dated: Aug 29, 2018

  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for the umbrella scheme “Ocean Services, Technology, Observations, Resources Modelling and Science (O-SMART)”, for implementation during the period from 2017-18 to 2019-20 at an overall cost of Rs.1623 crore.  The scheme encompasses... Full Document

Category: General

MoU between India and Indonesia on Health cooperation

No: ---, Dated: Aug 09, 2018

  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Indonesia on health cooperation. The MoU covers the following areas of cooperation:-   Research and development, active pharmaceutical ingredients (API) and IT-based medical equipment; Human Resource Development; Health services; and Any other area as... Full Document

Category: General

Extension of the term of the Commission to examine the issue of Sub-categorization of Other Backward Classes in the Central List

No: ---, Dated: Aug 09, 2018

  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the extension of the term of the Commission to examine the issue of Sub-categorization of Other Backward Classes in the Central List till November, 2018. The Commission has held extensive meetings with the stake holders including the State Governments, the... Full Document

Category: General

Creation of two posts equivalent to Joint Secretary level in the Interpreters' cadre of the Ministry of External Affairs

No: ---, Dated: Aug 09, 2018

  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the creation of two posts equivalent to Joint Secretary level in the Interpreters' cadre of the Ministry of External Affairs. The decision will help in augmenting expertise of the Interpreters' cadre and help meet the specialized requirements for training... Full Document

Category: General

MoU between India and Canada on collaboration among Chartered Accountant Institutions

No: ---, Dated: Aug 09, 2018

  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the signing of the "Memorandum of Understanding (MoU)" between "Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI)" and "Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada)".   Details:   Approval of the Cabinet has been granted in respect of Ex-post facto approval of the... Full Document

Category: General

MoU between India and Korea on Trade Remedy Cooperation

No: ---, Dated: Aug 09, 2018

  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi gave its ex-post facto approval to the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Korea on Trade Remedy Cooperation. The MoU was signedin July 2018 during the State visit of President of Korea to India. The MoU will promote cooperation between the two... Full Document

Category: General

Transfer of Central Hospital at Karma, Jharkhand under the Labour Welfare Organisation for setting up a new Medical College

No: ---, Dated: Aug 09, 2018

  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved to transfer the Central Hospital at Karma, Jharkhand under the Ministry of Labour & Employment along with its land and building to the Jharkhand Government free of cost to establish a new Medical College under the Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS)... Full Document

Category: General

Cabinet condoles the demise of Dr. M. Karunanidhi, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu

No: ---, Dated: Aug 09, 2018

  The Union Cabinet met under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi and condoled the demise of Dr. M. Karunanidhi, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu who passed away on 7.8.2018 at Kauvery Hospital in Chennai.  The Cabinet observed two-minute silence in his memory and passed a condolence resolution. The text... Full Document

Category: General

joint issue of postage stamp between India and South Africa

No: ---, Dated: Aug 09, 2018

  The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi was apprised of joint issue of Postage Stamps on India-South Africa on the theme, "20 Years of Strategic Partnership between India and South Africa". The joint stamps were released in June 2018.   The Commemorative Postage Stamps on India-South Africa: Joint... Full Document

Category: General

Concession Agreements & Land Lease Agreements for revival of Gorakhpur & Sindri units of FCIL and Barauni unit of HFCL by HURL and approval for providing land on lease

No: ---, Dated: Aug 09, 2018

  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal - to provide land on lease to Hindustan Urvarak & Rasayan Limited (HURL); to provide the Concession Agreements & Land Lease Agreements for the revival of Gorakhpur & Sindri units of Fertilizer Corporation of India Limited (FCIL) and Barauni... Full Document

Category: General

MoU between India and Indonesia on Scientific and Technological Cooperation

No: ---, Dated: Aug 09, 2018

  The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Indonesia on Scientific and Technological Cooperation. The MoU was signed by Dr. Harsh Vardhan, Minister for Science, Technology and Earth Sciences at New Delhi in May 2018 and Mr. Mohamad... Full Document

Category: General

Cabinet approves raising of four additional battalions of National Disaster Response Force

No: ---, Dated: Aug 09, 2018

  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given the approval for raising of four (4) additional battalions of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) to strengthen the India's disaster response set up at an estimated cost of Rs 637 crore.   Details:   The objective of raising four additional battalions is to... Full Document

Category: General

Release of pulses procured from farmers under Price Support Scheme to States

No: ---, Dated: Aug 09, 2018

  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the release of pulses to States/UTs at discounted rate to be utilized for various Welfare Schemes from the stock of pulses procured under Price Support Schemes (PSS).   Impact: The decision will enable the States/UTs to use pulses... Full Document

Category: General

Construction of New 4 - Lane Bridge on Kosi river at Phulaut , Bihar

No: ---, Dated: Aug 09, 2018

  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, approved the project for construction of 6.930 km long 4-lane bridge at Phulaut in Bihar.  The CCEA also cleared the decks for rehabilitation and up-gradation of existing Birpur- Bihpur section of National Highway-106 from Km 106... Full Document

Category: General

Continuation and revision of “Post Matric Scholarship for OBC Students for studying in India”

No: ---, Dated: Aug 09, 2018

  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for continuation and revision of the Centrally Sponsored Scheme of “Post Matric Scholarship for Other Backward Classes Students for studying in India” (PMS-OBC) for the years 2017-18, 2018-19 and 2019-20.   Details: The revision in... Full Document

Category: General

Boost to Rural Road connectivity

No: ---, Dated: Aug 09, 2018

  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for continuation of Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) beyond 12th Five Year Plan period.  It will help in connecting 38,412 habitations at an estimated cost of Rs. 84,934 crore (Central Share is... Full Document

Category: General

Extension of Concessional Financing Scheme (CFS) to support Indian Entities bidding

No: ---, Dated: Aug 01, 2018

 The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the first extension of Concessional Financing Scheme(CFS) to support Indian Entities bidding for strategically important infrastructure projects abroad.   Details:                     Under the CFS, the Govt. of India has been supporting Indian Entities bidding for strategically important infrastructure projects abroad since 2015-16.... Full Document

Category: General

Re-structuring of the Agricultural Scientists' Recruitment Board (ASRB)

No: ---, Dated: Aug 01, 2018

  The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for restructuring of Agricultural Scientists'Recruitment Board (ASRB).   Details:   The ASRB will now be a 4 Member body instead of 3 Members. It will have a Chairperson and 3 Members.   ASRB would be for a period of three years or till... Full Document

Category: General

Raising of Extra Budgetary Resources (EBR) for Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) [SBM(G)]

No: ---, Dated: Aug 01, 2018

  The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the following:   Raising funds up to Rs.15,000 crore as Extra Budgetary Resources (EBR) (Gol Fully Serviced Bonds) for Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) [SBM(G)] during the financial year 2018-19 through NABARD.   Expansion of the scope of work of the Society named International... Full Document

Category: General

Policy Framework for exploration and exploitation of Unconventional Hydrocarbons

No: ---, Dated: Aug 01, 2018

  The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the policy to permit exploration and exploitation of unconventional hydrocarbons such as Shale oil/gas, Coal Bed Methane (CBM) etc. It will be carried out under the existing Production Sharing Contracts (PSCs), CBM contracts and Nomination fields to... Full Document

Category: General