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100 Cr Award For States Completing Household Electrification Early

Government has announced Rs100 crore award for states that would complete the household electrification early under the Saubhagaya scheme. Apart from discoms, employees would also collectively get Rs50 lakh award for completing the task of electrifying households under the scheme. 

In Delhi Seniors Can Pay Property Tax At Home

South Delhi Municipal Corporation, from December, will make arrangements to collect property tax from senior citizens from their homes. This will be of great help to the seniors and they will not have to go to zonal offices for this.

'C-Vigil' App To Check Electoral Malpractices

 Election Commission is introducing a unique internet based mobile app C-vigil in the upcoming assembly polls. The ‘CVIGIL’, which stands for ‘citizens’ vigil’, will be operationalised for the first time as a pilot project. (AIR)

Khadi Store In Delhi Record Single Day Sale of 1.25 Cr

Khadi India's CP store in Delhi has registered a record Rs 1.25 crore sale in a day, an increase of 276 % than last year. It may be mentioned that PM Narendra Modi had been talking a lot appealing citizens to buy Khadi.

First Portal For Agri Biz Learning Launched

British Deputy High Commissioner Hyderabad Andrew Fleming on Friday launched the SRiX Agri-Business Academy, India’s first agri and food business online learning platform, at SR Innovation Exchange (SRiX) Campus, Warangal.

SRiX Agri-Business Academy is an Indo-UK collaborative initiative and is a technology business incubator under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India. (IE)

Japan Offers Support To Swachh Bharat Mission

Prime Minister of Japan Shinzo Abe has offered his Government’s support to the Swachh Bharat Mission. In a written message, he said that Japan will cooperate with India, which promotes the Clean India initiative under Prime Minister Modi’s leadership. (PIB)

'Sports Philosophy' In Higher Education Institutions In Rajasthan

‘Sports Philosophy’ as a subsidiary subject for all streams in higher education institutes of Rajasthan may soon be a reality. State Governor Kalyan Singh has written to the state government to prepare content for the same. (TOI)

Delhi RTOs Go Online

Another step to fight corruption at the Regional Transport Offices in Delhi is that all 13 of them will go online from today. This can be replicated in other states too. 

First Consignment Of Indian Rice To China

The first consignment of non-basmati rice (white rice 5% broken) of 100 tonnes is to be shipped to China from Nagpur today. The consignment will be received by China National Cereals, Oils and Foodstuffs Corporation (COFCO), a state-owned food processing holding company. After concerted efforts of GoI, 19 rice mills and processing units have been registered for export of non-basmati rice from India to China. (PIB)

New Domestic Terminal Building At Patna Airport Approved

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved the construction of new domestic terminal building and other allied structures at Patna airport at an estimated cost of Rs.1,216.90 crore. The passenger handling capacity of the airport shall enhance to 4.5 million passengers per annum from existing 0.7 m. (PIB)

1000 Benefit From Jan Arogya Yojana In 24 Hrs

Within 24 hours of the launch of Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana, by PM Narendra Modi in Ranchi, over 1000 patients availed the benefits of the health insurance scheme across the country.

Increase In Tourists Footfalls From USA

The Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India from the USA during the year 2017 have registered a positive growth of 6.17% over the year 2016. The FTAs from USA in India has never declined since the year 2010. (PIB)

Extn Of Date For Filing IT Returns To 15th Oct

The due date for filing of Income Tax Returns and Audit Reports for Assessment Year 2018-19 is 30th September, 2018 for certain categories of taxpayers. This has been extended to 15th October, 2018 in respect of the said categories of taxpayers. However, there shall be no extension of the due date for the purpose of section 234A (Explanation 1) of the I.T. Act, 1961 pertaining to Interest for defaults in furnishing return, and the assessee shall remain liable for payment of interest as per provisions of section 234A of the Act.

KVIC Launches Eco-Friendly Havan Samagri

Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) has launched 'shubh hawan samgri' which is eco-friendly made of flowers and coconut shells. This is produced by Kumarappa National Handmade Paper Institute, a KVIC unit.

No Home Work In Classes I & II In Delhi

In Delhi, the education department has asked all schools not to give any home work to students of Class I and Class II.

'Exam Warriors' In Urdu

Urdu version of 'Exam Warriors', the book by PM Narendra Modi, will be launched today.in a programme being organised by India Islamic Cultural Centre.

48.11 Lakh Women Enrolled Under PMMVY

48.11 lakh women have been enrollment under Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) till 13th Sept, out of which 37.30 Lakhs have been paid the maternity benefit which accounts to a total fund disbursement of Rs1168.63 crores. (PIB)

Haryana To Give Govt Jobs To Sportspersons

The Haryana government has invited applications from outstanding sportspersons for appointment to posts in various services. For detailed information and application form one can visit www.haryanasports.gov.in



New NIDs To Come At Amaravati, Bhopal, Jorhat & Kurukshetra

Approval for four new National Institutes of Design (NID), at Amaravati/Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh; Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh; Jorhat, Assam and Kurukshetra, Haryana within the ambit of the National Institute of Design Act, 2014. They will also be termed as Institutions of National Importance (INIs) at par with the National Institute of Design, Ahmedabad.

Establishing new NIDs as Institutions of National Importance in different geographical regions of the country will help produce highly skilled manpower in design which, in turn, will create job opportunities, both direct and indirect, by providing sustainable design interventions for crafts, handloom, rural technology, small, medium and large scale enterprises; and outreach programmes for capacity, capability and institution building. (PIB)

First Railway University Opened

The first Railway University of the country has been opened in Vadodara, Gujarat on 5th Sept. The proposal was approved by the Union cabinet last year. Read earlier posting of December 2017 http://bharatmahan.in/positive-news/indias-first-national-rail-transportation-university

India To Generate 100 GW Solar Energy By 2022

 India has set a target to generate 100 GW solar energy by 2022 for increasing share of carbon free energy in the energy mix.

Indian Kho Kho Team To Get Financial Support

Union Minister of State for Youth Affairs and Sports (I/C) Col Rajyavardhan Rathore has approved the participation of Kho Kho team from India at the First International Kho Kho Championship in England from 1st to 4th September, 2018, with financial support from the Government of India. 

Free Coaching For JEE, NEET

Government plans to provide free coaching to students for entrance exams like IIT-JEE, NEET, and UGC-NET. The 2,600 test practising centres of the National Testing Agency (NTA) will be converted to teaching centres from May 2019.

Railways Gets First Smart Coach

Railways have got the first smart coach made at Raibarely coach factory. This coach has  advanced disc brake, fire detection, alarm and GPS-based tracking systems.

First Biofuel Powered Flight Takes Off

SpiceJet operated country's first biofuel powered flight from Dehradun to Delhi on Monday. This biofuel was made from Jatropha.

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