October 27, 2020 12:31 (IST)
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Cabinet approves extension of the Market Intervention Scheme for procurement of apples in Jammu and Kashmir for the year 2020-21

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet, which was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, approved the extension of Market Intervention Scheme (MIS) for apple procurement in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) for the current season also i.e. 2020-21 on the same terms and condition as was done in J&K during last season.

Indian Cabinet approves World Bank aided project STARS for improving school education

New Delhi/UNI: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved Rs 5,718 crore World Bank aided project STARS for improving school education.

Cabinet approves measures to provide liquidity in Power sector

New Delhi/UNI: The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs on Wednesday approved a one-time relaxation to Power Finance Corporation (PFC) and Rural Electrification Corporation (REC) for extending loans to Distribution Companies in view of the financial stress caused by COVID-19.

Cabinet approves setting up of National Recruitment Agency to conduct Common Eligibility Test

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for creation of National Recruitment Agency (NRA), paving the way for a transformational reform in the recruitment process for central government jobs.

Cabinet approves extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till November

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved further extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (PMGKAY) as part of Economic Response to COVID-19, for another Five months from July to November, 2020.

Cabinet approves extension of time limit for availing the benefits of "Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana" by 3 months

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas for extension of time limit by three months for availing the benefits of “Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana" for Ujjwala beneficiaries.

Cabinet approves Central Sector Scheme  of financing facility under 'Agriculture Infrastructure Fund'

New Delhi: The Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi on Wednesday has given its approval to a new pan India Central Sector Scheme-Agriculture Infrastructure Fund.

Cabinet passes extension of PM Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till November

New Delhi/UNI: The Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved extending the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana till November.

Cabinet approves renaming of Kolkata Port Trust as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Trust

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval to rename Kolkata Port as Syama Prasad Mookerjee Port.

Shivraj Singh Chouhan expands Madhya Pradesh cabinet with five ministers

Bhopal/IBNS: Almost a month after he sworn in as the Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister for the fourth time succeeding a political drama, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s Shivraj Singh Chouhan on Tuesday expanded his state cabinet with the induction of five ministers.

Cabinet nod to allow NRIs to own 100 pc stake in national carrier Air India

New Delhi/UNI: To allow foreign investment up to 100 per cent in Air India by NRIs, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved amending the extant FDI policy to permit foreign investment in the disinvestment-bound national carrier through automatic route.

Cabinet approves Exemption from applicability of DPE Guidelines to India Ports Global Limited (IPGL)

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the exemption of the India Ports Global Ltd (IPGL) from the DPE Guidelines, except reservation and vigilance policies.

Cabinet approves Issuance of an Order for adaptation of Central laws in the Union territory of J&K

New Delhi/IBNS: Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved issuance of an order for adaptation of Central Acts in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir under Section 96 of the Jammu and Kashmir Reorganisation Act, 2019 by the Central Government.

Cabinet approves protocol amending the Agreement between India and Sri Lanka for avoidance of double taxation

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi, has approved the Signing and Ratification of the Protocol amending the Agreement between India and Sri Lanka for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.

Cabinet approves MoU between India and Iceland in the field of Sustainable Fisheries Development

New Delhi/IBNS: The Union Cabinet, chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, was apprised of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between India and Iceland in the field of Fisheries.