Indian start ups and unicorns should become global giants: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has recently announced the launch of a Rs 1,000 crore startup India seed fund intending to provide opportunities for new start-ups to flourish in the country. Addressing the second day of Prarambh: Start-up India International Summit on Saturday, PM Modi said, “We are launching ...Read more


Govt releases 3rd instalment of Rs 2000 to 6 Cr farmers under PM Kisan  

 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has released the 3rd installment of PM Kisan (Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi) of Rs 2000 for the period December 2019 - March 2020 in Tumkur, Karnataka.  This will benefit approximately 6 crore beneficiaries and distributed Kisan Credit Cards (KCC) to select farmers of Ka...Read more


70 lakh West Bengal farmers deprived of Kisan Samman Nidhi: PM 

The Prime Minister,  Narendra Modi  has released the 7th instalment of financial benefit under PM Kisan Samman Nidhi through video conference on December 28, 2020. The PM also interacted with farmers from Arunachal Pradesh, Odisha, Haryana, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Madhya Pradesh. Farm...Read more


India, Finland to develop bilateral cooperation in the field of environmental protection

India and Finland have recently signed an MOU for developing cooperation between two countries in the field of Environment protection and biodiversity conservation. The MoU is a platform to further advance Indian and Finnish partnership and support, exchange best practices in areas like prevention of Air and wate...Read more


Govt to soon launch self-certification scheme for chemicals industry

Mansukh Mandaviya, Minister of State (IC) for Shipping & Minister of State for Chemicals and Fertilizers, Govt of India recently in a webinar said that the government is in the process to launch a self-certification scheme for the Indian chemicals industry, which will not only benefit the industry but als...Read more


Directorate Horticulture Kashmir launches MIS for apple growers

Director Horticulture Kashmir, Ajaz Ahmad Bhat has recently finalized the modalities regarding preparations for the launch of the Market Intervention Scheme (MIS), by Lt. Governor, UT of J&K Manoj Sinha on 28th of October. The Director informed that launching of Market Intervention Scheme (MIS) by the Governm...Read more


Ag Ministry launches Ayushman Sahakar scheme under NCDC

Parshottam Rupala, Union Minister of State for Agriculture launched Ayushman Sahakar, a unique scheme to assist cooperatives play an important role in creation of healthcare infrastructure in the country formulated by the apex autonomous development finance institution under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers...Read more


RBI excludes farm loans from resolution framework

Reserve Bank of India has recently released a set of frequently asked questions (FAQ) on the one-time loan restructuring scheme announced on August 6. The RBI clarified that the farm credit exposures of all lending institutions, including NBFCs, are excluded from the scope of the resolution framework. However, the...Read more


Maldives-India cargo ferry to boost economies: PM Modi

In a recent tweet replying to Maldivian President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih, PM Modi has said that the Maldives-India cargo ferry service will promote bilateral trade and boost the economies of both countries PM Modi said that the Maldives-India Cargo ferry service would boost the economies and strengthen the fr...Read more


5 States exit PM crop insurance scheme

 The Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY), the flagship insurance scheme of PM Narendra Modi for the agricultural sector is increasingly drawing flak from state governments for becoming a burden on their exchequer. After Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Jharkhand informed their decisions to exit the scheme t...Read more


Govt to boost agri-startups under RKV scheme

The central government is encouraging startups in the agricultural sector to contribute directly and indirectly for enhancing the income of farmers by providing opportunities to them and to provide employment to youth. As part of this initiative the Innovation and Agri-entrepreneurship Development program has bee...Read more


Union MSME Minister stresses upon financial aid to micro businesses

Nitin Gadkari, Union Minister for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises and Road & Transport  stressed on the need to provide financial help to micro/small businesses/works such as fishermen, ferry walas, rickshaw pullers, vegetable vendors, poor and self help groups through adequate policies...Read more