RBI has launched an app MANI (Mobile Aided Note Identifier), for aiding visually impaired persons to identify the denomination of Indian banknotes, which contain several features which enable the visually impaired to identify them, including intaglio printing and tactile mark, variable banknote size, large numerals, variable colour, monochromatic hues and patterns.
App To Help Visually Impaired Identify Notes
125 Crore Residents Have Aadhaar
The Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI) announced a new milestone achieved by the Aadhaar project – crossing of the 125 crore mark. This means that over 1.25 billion residents of India have the 12-digit unique identity.
627.40 Cr For 10 Projects Sanctioned In Swadesh Darshan Scheme
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval to release funds to the tune of Rs. 627.40 crore for the 10 projects sanctioned during 2018-19 and additional Rs. 1854.67 crore for sanctioning of new projects during 2019-20 in Swadesh Darshan Scheme. (PIB)
Railways Has Created 72000+E-File Replacing Manual Files
72000+Digital Files have been created in mere 6 months’ time over 58 establishments of Indian Railways replacing manual file. The NIC e-office, implemented by RailTel for Indian Railways is helping Indian Railways to adapt paperless work culture saving tons of paper every day. (PIB)
667 Km Of Metro Rail Lines Are Presently Operational
667 km of metro rail lines are presently operational in 18 cities and about 934 km (including 82 km Delhi-Meerut RRTS) are under construction in various cities, as informed by Hardeep S Puri, Minister of State(I/C) for Housing & Urban Affairs.
17 Sites Identified For Development As 'Iconic Tourist Sites'
Government has indentified some world class iconic tourist stations in India to attract foreign and domestic tourists. Tourism Ministry has identified 17 sites for development as Iconic Tourist Sites - Taj Mahal & Fatehpur Sikri (Uttar Pradesh), Ajanta & Ellora (Maharashtra), Humayun’s Tomb, Red Fort & Qutub Minar (Delhi), Colva (Goa), Amer Fort (Rajasthan), Somnath & Dholavira (Gujarat), Khajuraho (Madhya Pradesh), Hampi (Karnataka), Mahabalipuram (Tamil Nadu), Kaziranga (Assam), Kumarakom (Kerala) and Mahabodhi Temple (Bihar).
Approval For Noida-Gr.Noida Metro Extension
In its cabinet meeting on Tuesday the Uttar Pradesh government has given the approval for extension of a 15 km stretch between Noida Sec 51 to Knowledge Park V in Greater Noida.
ERSS-Dial 112 Is Operational In 27 States/UTs
MoS for Home Affairs, G. Kishan Reddy, in a written reply in Lok Sabha informed that the Emergency Response Support System(ERSS-Dial 112) has helped in reducing the crime specially against women. This service can be accessed through call, SMS, email and the 112 India Mobile app, which includes SHOUT facility for added safety to women and children. ERSS has been made operational in 27 States/UTs.
Now Mandatory Use Of FASTags From 15th Dec
Ministry of Road Transport and Highways has decided to postpone the date of compulsory implementation of FASTags on National Highway Toll Plazas to 15th of December, 2019. The scheme was earlier to be launched from the 1st of December, 2019.
‘LA’ Number Plates For Ladakh Vehicles
Centre on Wednesday notified new vehicle registration tag “LA” for the newly formed Union Territory of Ladakh.
The ministry of road transport and highways in a notification Wednesday amended the Motor Vehicle Act 1988 to insert the new vehicles registration tag for the Union Territory. (HT)
27.44 Crore LPG Customers In The Country
As on 01.11.2019, there are 27.44 crore LPG customers in the country which cover 96.6% households. LPG distributors are under instruction to immediately register any request for new LPG connection and Oil Marketing Companies(OMCs) endeavour to release the same within 7 working days. As on 01.11.2019, OMCs have 24204 LPG distributors across the country.
All Of Kerala To Have Internet Access By 2020
There are 12,500 schools in Kerala — which has a literacy rate of 93.9% — and all of them are reported to have internet connection and computer labs.
While Kerala achieved this digital revolution in classrooms in the past decade, the state now has its eyes set on another ambition target - bringing high speed internet to every household, including 20 lakh BPL families who would get the service for free.all of Kerala will have internet access. (TOI)
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