A provision of Rs.200 crores has been made for a new scheme-SVAMITVA Under Panchayati Raj Ministry

Ministry of Panchayati Raj A provision of Rs.200 crores has been made for a new scheme-SVAMITVA Under Panchayati Raj Ministry A total of Rs.913.43 crore has been provided to Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR) in budget 2021-22 which marks 32% increase over the revised estimate of 2020-21. The major part of it of Rs.593 crores […]

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Employment Guarantee for Urban Poor

Ministry of Labour & Employment Employment Guarantee for Urban Poor Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs is implementing a Centrally-sponsored Scheme viz. the “Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM)” to reduce poverty and vulnerability of urban poor households by enabling them to access gainful self-employment and skilled wage employment opportunities. The Employment through […]

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Contract Workers

Ministry of Labour & Employment Contract Workers Regular inspections are carried out to ensure enforcement of the provisions of Minimum Wages Act, 1948 by Central Industrial Relations Machinery (CIRM) in the central sphere the details of which are as under:- Details of Inspections Conducted under applicable Labour Laws during the last three years in the […]

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Secretary Labour and Employment briefs media on labour initiatives announced in Union Budget 2021

Ministry of Labour & Employment Secretary Labour and Employment briefs media on labour initiatives announced in Union Budget 2021 Secretary Labour & Employment Shri Apurva Chandra outlined the key budget announcements for migrant workers and labourers and those related to employment generation. Addressing a press briefing here today on Budget announcements 2021, he explained various […]

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Government follows “Minimum Government – Maximum Governance” principle as presented in Union Budget 2021-22: Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman

Ministry of Finance Government follows “Minimum Government – Maximum Governance” principle as presented in Union Budget 2021-22: Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman The Central Government is governed by the principle of “Minimum Government – Maximum Governance” and presented the same philosophy through the Union Budget 2021-22 recently. This was stated here today by Union Minister […]

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Decrease in Budget Spending for Defence

Decrease in Budget Spending for Defence Defence allocation as well as defence expenditure for last four years is as under:- (Rs in Crore) Year Defence Allocation/Expenditure GDP Percentage of GDP BE Actuals BE Actuals 2017-18 3,59,854.12 3,59,854 1,71,00,000 2.10 2.10 2018-19 4,04,364.71 4,03,457 1,89,70,000 2.13 2.13 2019-20 4,31,010.79 4,52,996 2,03,40,000(PE) 2.12 2.23 2020-21 4,71,378 3,38,630.9* […]

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MoD and BEL sign contract for procurement of Software Defined Radio (Tactical) worth over Rs 1,000 crore

MoD and BEL sign contract for procurement of Software Defined Radio (Tactical) worth over Rs 1,000 crore Ministry of Defence (MoD) and Defence Public Sector Undertaking (DPSU) Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) have signed a contract for procurement of Software Defined Radio Tactical (SDR-Tac) worth over Rs 1,000 crore in New Delhi on February 08, 2021. The […]

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