Agriculture Infrastructure Fund gains momentum with more than Rs 8,000 crore worth applications

The Agriculture Infrastructure Fund aimed at facilitating medium and long-term debt financing for investment in agricultural projects has been able to garner Rs 8216 crore rupee through eight thousand 665 applications. Among the investors 58 per cent share has been contributed by Primary Agricultural Credit Societies apart from agri entrepreneurs and the individual farmers. Bringing […]

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PM Modi calls for rapid upgradation of healthcare infrastructure in a meeting with top officials

Prime Minister Narendra Modi while chairing a COVID-19 situation review meeting, asked the officials to ensure upgradation of healthcare infrastructure at a fast pace in the country. In the meeting with top officials, Modi reviewed the situation relating to medicines and health infrastructure, besides the availability of oxygen in various locatio. The officials informed the […]

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Organic food products of India gains greater significance in international markets, export rises despite COVID-19 challenges

India’s export of Organic food products has witnessed steep rise in the current financial year in comparison to the previous fiscal. The export of Indian Organic food has taken 51% jump in terms of value amounting to Rs 7078 crores while in terms of quantity the export has grown by 39% to 888,179 metric tones […]

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Ministry of Ayush organized ‘Yoga towards wellbeing in Covid-19 pandemic’ event  

Ayush Ministry joined hands with some yoga institutions and organized a collaborative initiative “Yoga for unity and well-being 2021” on virtual platform to spread awareness among the citizens about health benefits of yoga. In the current phase of pandemic there is a growing concern over its impact over the mental health of the people. The […]

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Steel plants of the country set an example by supplying 1.45lakh metric tons of medical oxygen

Amid the rising cases of COVID-19 cases in India the steel fraternity across the country has come forward to fulfill the fast growing demand for medical Oxygen to help treat the patients. Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister of Petroleum, Natural Gas and Steel, has informed the steel plants have already supplied 1.43 lakh metric tons of […]

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Summer crops offerd impressive YoY gains coupled with employment opportunities in India

It is due to the concerted efforts of the central government and the states, the summer crops in the country have gained prominence. The meticulous planning supported by the hard work of the farmers has resulted into year-on-year increasing trend of the summer crops in the country. In comparison to the last year the summer […]

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India registeres 18.5 per cent growth in agricultural export

An increase of almost 18.5 per cent has been witnessed in agricultural as well as allied commodities export from April 2020 to February 2021 in comparison to a similar period last year. The country has witnessed tremendous 727 per cent growth in the export of wheat and  132 per cent growth in the export of […]

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Piyush Goyal launches Seed Fund Scheme for startups, incubators

Union Minister of Commerce and Industry, Railways, Consumers Affairs, Food and Public Distribution, Piyush Goyal has announced the launch of the Startup India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFC). The SISFC scheme, unveiled by Goyal, has been launched to provide the startups with financial assistance for prototype development and other requirements such as product trials, commercialization and […]

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Madhya Pradesh to get central fund for providing tap water to rural households

After Madhya Pradesh presented its Annual Action Plan (AAP) under Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM), it’s likely to receive Rs 3000 crore in 2021-22 to provide tap water to every rural household in the state. Currently, there is a month-long planning exercise underway. The planning involves presenting an annual action plan to the committee chaired by […]

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Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana launched to encourage employment in challenging COVID-19 scenario

The central government has launched Atmanirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yozana as part of Atma Nirbhar Bharat 3.0 package with aim to incentivize the creation of new employment opportunities at a time when India is recovering from the pandemic. The scheme is launched to provide financial assistance to the employers of the establishments registered with EPFO. The […]

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