Jun 16, 2021 04:37 PM IST
The cabinet has also increased the subsidy for diammonium phosphate (DAP) fertilizer by Rs 700 to Rs 2,400 per bag.
- Jun 16, 2021 03:25 PM IST
The estimated cost of the 'Deep Ocean Mission' will be Rs 4,077 crore for a period of 5 years to be implemented in a phase-wise manner.
- May 27, 2021 05:37 PM IST
The tenure of both the officers was due to end on June 30. The Centre has decided to retain them for the respective top posts for at least a year.
- Apr 20, 2021 03:44 PM IST
The plan will reduce dependence on urea imports, currently pegged at an annual 12 lakh metric tonnes, and create jobs in Bihar, Odisha and Jharkhand.
- Mar 23, 2021 03:22 PM IST
The vaccination drive is currently restricted to citizens aged above 60 and 45-plus with comorbidities.
- Feb 27, 2021 07:40 PM IST
The vaccine doses would be administered free of cost at the government-run Covid vaccination centres.
- Feb 24, 2021 03:44 PM IST
Centre believes PLI scheme will make India's $ 40 billion pharmaceuticals industry globally competitive and less reliant on imports for high-end patented drugs. The new incentives for domestic manufacture of IT hardware aims to raise domestic value addition to 20% - 25% by 2025 and make India a global hub for Electronics System Design and Manufacturing.
- Feb 24, 2021 03:32 PM IST
"While the vaccine will be provided free of cost at government centres, the Centre will come out with prescribed rates for vaccination at private hospitals," Prakash Javadekar said.
- Jan 19, 2021 10:08 PM IST
The new decision will be effective from the date of assumption of the charge of post or after February 1, 2021.
- Dec 23, 2020 10:30 PM IST
The Cabinet also approved the appointment of a "transaction advisor" and a "legal advisor" to advise on the transfer of assets and employees and oversee all aspects of the operationalisation of the merger.
- Dec 16, 2020 06:24 PM IST
Apart from approving spectrum allocation and Rs3,500 crore assistance for sugarcane farmers, the Union Cabinet also approved revised cost estimate of North Eastern Region Power System Improvement Project and an MoU between India ad the US for exchange of information in areas of mutual interest in the electricity sector.
- Nov 25, 2020 03:28 PM IST
The government will provide Rs 6,000 crore; the National Investment Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) will provide Rs 7,000 crore equity and nearly Rs 1 lakh crore will be raised from the bond market, he said.
- Oct 14, 2020 04:32 PM IST
The Cabinet also announced a new programme called STARS to help improve the National Education Policy
- Jul 08, 2020 04:32 PM IST
The move will lead to strengthening the agriculture ecosystem, the government said.
- Jul 08, 2020 04:07 PM IST
Cabinet also approved extension of Employees' Provident Fund contribution of 24 percent for another three months from June to August 2020.
- Jun 24, 2020 03:58 PM IST
In the space sector, the Cabinet has approved “far reaching reforms” aimed at boosting private sector participation
- May 21, 2020 04:56 PM IST
This was the second-biggest component of Rs 20 lakh crore economic relief package announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman last week
- Mar 25, 2020 04:32 PM IST
Briefing reporters, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said the Cabinet approved extension of scheme for Rebate of State and Central Taxes and Levies on Export of Garments and Made-ups from April 1 onward till the scheme is merged with Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products.
- Feb 06, 2020 09:05 PM IST
Moneycontrol's Shraddha Sharma gets in conversation with Parnika Sokhi to discuss the powers the government has bestowed upon RBI.
- Jan 22, 2020 03:25 PM IST
"Cabinet has approved the Revised Cost Estimates (RCE) for establishment of permanent campuses of new National Institutes of Technology (NITs) at a total cost of Rs 4371.90 crore for the period till 2021-22," Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said at a press conference.
- Jan 19, 2020 01:02 PM IST
Kamath, a veteran banker, has been the Chairman of ICICI Bank and Infosys. Dasgupta, a right-wing ideologue, is a BJP MP in the Rajya Sabha
- Dec 11, 2019 04:57 PM IST
Track this space for all updates on Cabinet briefing by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on December 11.
- Dec 04, 2019 10:55 AM IST
While reservation for Scheduled Castes and Scheduled Tribes in the legislature is carried out through constitutional amendments, similar reservation in jobs for these categories is decided by respective state governments, a senior functionary explained.
- Nov 25, 2019 03:52 PM IST
Last week, the Union Cabinet decided to import 1.2 lakh tonnes of onions to improve the domestic supply and control prices, which touched Rs 100 per kg earlier this month. Retail prices are ruling at around Rs 70 per kg in the national capital.
- Nov 22, 2019 01:20 PM IST
Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Arjun Ram Meghwal told the Lok Sabha on Friday that the SPG Act (Amendment) Bill had been listed in the government's business for next week.