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  • Union Cabinet approves nutrient-based subsidy for financial year 2021-22 Jun 16, 2021 04:37 PM IST

    Union Cabinet approves nutrient-based subsidy for financial year 2021-22

    The cabinet has also increased the subsidy for diammonium phosphate (DAP) fertilizer by Rs 700 to Rs 2,400 per bag.

  • Union Cabinet approves 'Deep Ocean Mission' for use of sustainable renewable resources Jun 16, 2021 03:25 PM IST

    Union Cabinet approves 'Deep Ocean Mission' for use of sustainable renewable resources

    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.

  • Govt extends tenure of RAW chief Samant Goel, IB director Arvinda Kumar by one year May 27, 2021 05:37 PM IST

    Govt extends tenure of RAW chief Samant Goel, IB director Arvinda Kumar by one year

    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.

  • Union Cabinet approves Rs 13,277 crore subsidy for urea produced through coal gasification Apr 20, 2021 03:44 PM IST

    Union Cabinet approves Rs 13,277 crore subsidy for urea produced through coal gasification

    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.

  • All Indians over 45 to get vaccinated from April 1, says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar Mar 23, 2021 03:22 PM IST

    All Indians over 45 to get vaccinated from April 1, says Union Minister Prakash Javadekar

    The vaccination drive is currently restricted to citizens aged above 60 and 45-plus with comorbidities.

  • Private hospitals can charge up to Rs 250 per dose of COVID-19 vaccine: Government Feb 27, 2021 07:40 PM IST

    Private hospitals can charge up to Rs 250 per dose of COVID-19 vaccine: Government

    The vaccine doses would be administered free of cost at the government-run Covid vaccination centres.

  • Government extends PLI to more sectors, announces Rs 15,000 crore for pharma, Rs 7350 crore for IT hardware Feb 24, 2021 03:44 PM IST

    Government extends PLI to more sectors, announces Rs 15,000 crore for pharma, Rs 7350 crore for IT hardware

    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.

  • Vaccinations for 60-plus group, people above 45 with comorbidities from March 1: Government Feb 24, 2021 03:32 PM IST

    Vaccinations for 60-plus group, people above 45 with comorbidities from March 1: Government

    "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.

  • Cabinet approves Siddhartha Mohanty's appointment as LIC MD till June 2023 Jan 19, 2021 10:08 PM IST

    Cabinet approves Siddhartha Mohanty's appointment as LIC MD till June 2023

    The new decision will be effective from the date of assumption of the charge of post or after February 1, 2021.

  • Cabinet gives nod to merge 4 government film media units with NFDC Dec 23, 2020 10:30 PM IST

    Cabinet gives nod to merge 4 government film media units with NFDC

    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.

  • Union Cabinet approves auction of spectrum; here are other key decisions Dec 16, 2020 06:24 PM IST

    Union Cabinet approves auction of spectrum; here are other key decisions

    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.

  • Cabinet clears equity infusion of Rs 6,000 crore in NIIF debt platform over two years Nov 25, 2020 03:28 PM IST

    Cabinet clears equity infusion of Rs 6,000 crore in NIIF debt platform over two years

    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.

  • Cabinet Meeting Briefing: Demerger of NMDC and Nagarnar Steel Plant gets in-principle approval Oct 14, 2020 04:32 PM IST

    Cabinet Meeting Briefing: Demerger of NMDC and Nagarnar Steel Plant gets in-principle approval

    The Cabinet also announced a new programme called STARS to help improve the National Education Policy

  • Cabinet approves allotment of Rs 1 lakh crore to boost agriculture infrastructure Jul 08, 2020 04:32 PM IST

    Cabinet approves allotment of Rs 1 lakh crore to boost agriculture infrastructure

    The move will lead to strengthening the agriculture ecosystem, the government said.

  • Cabinet approves Rs 12,450 crore capital infusion in three public sector general insurance companies Jul 08, 2020 04:07 PM IST

    Cabinet approves Rs 12,450 crore capital infusion in three public sector general insurance companies

    Cabinet also approved extension of Employees' Provident Fund contribution of 24 percent for another three months from June to August 2020.

  • Cabinet approves 2% interest subvention for Shishu-Mudra loans, urban & multi-state cooperative banks brought under RBI Jun 24, 2020 03:58 PM IST

    Cabinet approves 2% interest subvention for Shishu-Mudra loans, urban & multi-state cooperative banks brought under RBI

    In the space sector, the Cabinet has approved “far reaching reforms” aimed at boosting private sector participation

  • BIG STORY | Cabinet approves Rs 3 lakh crore funding for MSMEs at 9.2% May 21, 2020 04:56 PM IST

    BIG STORY | Cabinet approves Rs 3 lakh crore funding for MSMEs at 9.2%

    This was the second-biggest component of Rs 20 lakh crore economic relief package announced by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman last week

  • Union Cabinet extends scheme for duty incentives on apparel, made-up exports Mar 25, 2020 04:32 PM IST

    Union Cabinet extends scheme for duty incentives on apparel, made-up exports

    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.

  • Reporter's Take| RBI gets more power to supervise cooperative banks Feb 06, 2020 09:05 PM IST

    Reporter's Take| RBI gets more power to supervise cooperative banks

    Moneycontrol's Shraddha Sharma gets in conversation with Parnika Sokhi to discuss the powers the government has bestowed upon RBI.

  • Revised cost estimate for establishment of permanent campuses of new NITs approved Jan 22, 2020 03:25 PM IST

    Revised cost estimate for establishment of permanent campuses of new NITs approved

    "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.

  • KV Kamath, Swapan Dasgupta likely to be inducted into Union Cabinet: Report Jan 19, 2020 01:02 PM IST

    KV Kamath, Swapan Dasgupta likely to be inducted into Union Cabinet: Report

    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

  • Cabinet Meeting Highlights: Approves Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme for PSBs to purchase financially sound NBFC assets Dec 11, 2019 04:57 PM IST

    Cabinet Meeting Highlights: Approves Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme for PSBs to purchase financially sound NBFC assets

    Track this space for all updates on Cabinet briefing by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman on December 11.

  • Cabinet approves SC/ST reservation in Lok Sabha, state assemblies for another 10 years Dec 04, 2019 10:55 AM IST

    Cabinet approves SC/ST reservation in Lok Sabha, state assemblies for another 10 years

    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.

  • MMTC contracts to procure 6,090 tonnes onion to boost supply, cut prices Nov 25, 2019 03:52 PM IST

    MMTC contracts to procure 6,090 tonnes onion to boost supply, cut prices

    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.

  • Family members of formers PMs will not be guarded by SPG: Sources Nov 22, 2019 01:20 PM IST

    Family members of formers PMs will not be guarded by SPG: Sources

    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.

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