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Govt launches new features of e-NAM Platform  -   22/02/2018 10:43
T he Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers’ Welfare, Radha Mohan Singh on Wednesday launched six new features of National Agriculture Market (e-NAM) Platform to make it more users friendly.Shri Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Minister of State for Agriculture was also present at the event. e-NAM is one of the major and important flagship schemes of the Government of India which is being implement...
Govt hikes budget allocation to NITI Aayog by more than 20%  -   22/02/2018 10:42
T he New India Budget presented by the Finance Minister has cemented NITI Aayog’s role as a driver of transformational change in the country, said MoS for Planning Rao Inderjit Singh, addressing a press conference today highlighting the budget allocations, achievements and programmes of NITI Aayog. Allocations for the Ministry of Planning, which is embodied by the NITI Aayog, have increased by more...
Government sets up “NITI Forum for Northeast”  -   22/02/2018 09:20
T he Union Government has issued order setting up the ‘Niti Forum for North-East’. The forum will be co-chaired by the Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog and Minister of State, Ministry of Development of Northeastern Region (DoNER). The forum will have its Secretariat in the Ministry of DoNER. The NITI Forum for Northeast is tasked to identify various constraints on the way of accelerated, inclusive...
UP working on “One District, One Product” scheme: PM  -   22/02/2018 09:16
T he Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, on Wednesday said that Uttar Pradesh government is working on a “One District, One Product” scheme. He said the Union Government’s schemes such as Skill India Mission, Stand Up India, Start Up India and Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana, will prove useful in implementing the “One District, One Product” scheme. Delivering the inaugural address at...
Q3 GDP growth seen at 6.5-7%: SBI study  -   22/02/2018 00:35
I ndia's GDP growth in the third quarter of the current fiscal is likely to be in the range of 6.5-7 per cent and may expand further in following three months, said a SBI research report according to the PTI. The SBI Ecowrap report, however, added that the "recent developments" in the financial markets could act as a restraining factor on growth front. "With the leading indicators also showing pos...
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