Select schools managed by the Union/state governments and local bodies will be strengthened to be upgraded as ‘PM SHRI schools’.
The Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has approved restoring interest subvention on short-term agriculture loans of 1.5 per cent for all financial institutions.
The project will provide 4G mobile services in 24,680 uncovered villages in remote and difficult areas, Telecom Minister Ashwini Vaishnaw said.
The bidders would be given an option to surrender the spectrum after 10 years with no future liabilities with respect to balance instalments.
The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved 29.5% stake sale in Hindustan Zinc Ltd (HZL) as part of the government’s disinvestment drive, according to sources.
An official statement said that the Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at its meeting on Wednesday approved the amendments to the National Policy on Biofuels.
The cabinet approved a Universal Service Obligation Fund (USOF) project for upgrading 2G mobile services to 4G at security sites in these areas.
The combined impact on the exchequer on account of both Dearness Allowance and Dearness Relief will be Rs 9,544.50 crore per annum.
The MCD was trifurcated in 2012 by the then Congress government led by Sheila Dikshit through an amendment in the Delhi Municipal Corporation Amendment Act, 1911.
The NLMC will be set up as a wholly-owned Government of India company with an initial authorised share capital of Rs 5000 crore and paid-up share capital of Rs 150 crore.
The Mines Ministry had proposed reasonable rates of royalty in order to encourage better participation in the auction of mines.
Mission Karmayogi is an endeavour to reincarnate a government servant into an ideal Karmayogi to serve the nation by enabling him to be creative, constructive, pro-active and technically empowered.
The Union Cabinet, which was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, condoled the demise of the 94-year-old leader, who had passed away on August 7 at Kauvery Hospital in Chennai.
The Ordinance mandates that there would be stringent punishment for rapists of children below 12 years of age with minimum 20 years of jail term and maximum punishment being death.
The then Chief Justice of India T S Thakur had written to the government in 2016 seeking a hike in salaries of Supreme Court and high court judges.
Nine new faces, including former diplomat Hardeep Singh Puri, will be inducted into the Union Council of Ministers on Sunday.
Government sources said the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi gave its nod to the policy which has been pending for the last two years.