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Launches four schemes for disaster risk reduction

HE SAID DISASTER REDUCTION MEASURES SHOULD BE IN THE CURRICULUM OF TECHNICAL INSTITUTIONS AND SHOULD ALSO BE INCORPORATED IN THE MUNICIPAL ACT Himachal Pradesh Chief Secretary B.K. Agarwal has stressed the need for proper designing and earthquake resilient construction of community halls and other structures in gram panchayats. Agarwal was presiding over inception workshop on

Budget 2018: Jaitley’s ‘Modicare’ health scheme music to the ears of 50 crore Indians, but it’s too good to be real

The biggest announcement made on Thursday, in what was the Narendra Modi government’s last full Union Budget, was the new healthcare scheme announced by Union finance minister Arun Jaitley. The government promised to provide free medical care of up to Rs five lakh each to 10 crore poor families – about 50 crore beneficiaries (assuming five members per family).If successful,

Beware of fraudsters duping people on ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ scheme incentives: DC

DP Correspondent , Jalandhar, September 3:-Beware fraudsters. In the wake of recent public chaos in Pathankot seeking benefits, Jalandhar Deputy Commissioner Varinder Kumar Sharma on Sunday cautioned people to beware of fraudsters trying to dupe people in the name of filling forms for ‘Beti Bachao, Beti Padhao’ (BBBP) scheme with Rs 2 lakh cash incentive


Yogi’s Annapurna Bhojanalya Scheme Announced Officially

This Annapurna Bhojanalya scheme has been announced officially today. A few days after Uttar Pradesh’s Yogi Adityanath government was elected, he promised to provide cheap food to the people of the state. CM had said that everyone will be given food for Rs 5 so that no person in the state sleeps hungry. Chief Minister


MEA launches ‘Student Connect’ scheme

Chandigarh: In an effort to extend the benefits of special ‘Student Connect’ scheme launched by the Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) to provide Passports hassle free, especially for students across the country, the Regional Passport Office (RPO), Chandigarh, has initiated roping-in big universities, colleges and other educational institutions located in Chandigarh, Punjab and Haryana.

Mid-day meal scheme runs with serious deficiencies

Thanks to the lack of sincerity among the authorities concerned, thousands of children failed to get the mid-day meal (MDM) in their schools during the past few years and it all happened as the cooking cost/food grains were not disbursed according to the requirement of the schools.The mess in the system has come to fore

Shimla MC launches ‘car bin’ scheme for tourists

Shimla: Chief Minister Virbhadra Singh launched the Android-based Mobile Application (App) of Municipal Corporation Shimla for the redressal of grievances of public and also launched ‘car-bin’ scheme under ‘Swatch Bharat Mission’ here on Monday. Under the scheme, jute bags would be provided to the tourists entering Shimla and the locals to maintain cleanness in the town.

Centre’s scheme to better tech edu in northeast, hill states

New Delhi: The Centre will focus on low income states, hill states, northeast, and Andaman and Nicobar islands in phase III of its Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme (TEQIP), which aims to raise standards in educational institutions. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, today approved the proposal for initiation

‘Thumping response to IT city residential plots scheme’

Mohali: The recent scheme for allotment of residential plots in IT City of Greater Mohali Area Development Authority (GMADA) is getting very positive response. Scheme has been subscribed more than 18 times over. Against 750 offered plots of various sizes measuring 256.66 sq yds, 300 sq yds and 500 sq yds, more than 14000 applications

Modi to visit Gujarat to launch irrigation scheme

New Delhi:  Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday will visit his home state Gujarat to launch an irrigation scheme– SAUNI Yojna, a project initiated by him in 2012 as Chief Minister. “Looking forward to being in Gujarat today for the launch of SAUNI Yojana. This scheme will truly benefit the people of Gujarat,” Modi tweeted

Finally, 83-yr-old ‘face of scheme’ gets selected for old age pension

The 83-year-old Shella Singh of Kaler village in Faridkot district, whose face the state government used to project as the old-age pension scheme’s brand ambassador without even offering him the pension, has finally become entitled to get the benefit. This could be done only after media highlighted the issue on Monday.Shella was unaware if the

Water supply project under AMRUT scheme moves at fast pace

Ludhiana: The recently inaugurated project work of laying water supply lines under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) scheme is moving at fast pace in many wards of the city. The work has been started in two constituencies while work in third constituency will begin soon. The water pipes are being laid in

MCL to start water supply project under AMRUT Scheme

Ludhiana: After leaving other corporations behind in getting the DPR for water supply project under AMRUT scheme approved the Municipal Corporation, Ludhiana (MCL) is all set to become first MC in country to begin the project work.The officials would begin the laying of water pipelines very shortly. The officials claimed that water pipes have been dispatched

Punjab to implement ‘Traffic Marshal’ scheme

Chandigarh: Punjab government today said ithas decided to implement ‘Traffic Marshal’ scheme in the state on Chandigarh pattern. Transport Minister Ajit Singh Kohar said this while presiding over the Punjab State Road Safety Council meeting here today, said an official release. He said initially this scheme will be implemented in Amritsar, Bathinda, Jalandhar, Ludhiana, Mohali