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K'taka CM seeks GST exemption on handmade products 20.1.2018 General News
Karnataka Chief Minister Siddaramaiah urged the central government to exempt handmade products from the ambit of the Goods and Sales Tax (GST).In a letter addressed to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, the chief minister said the move would benefit a large segment of the state's rural population, and give a boost to rural employment and sustainability.The letter follows a representation that was submitted to Siddaramaiah from a committee constituted by Gram Seva Sangh, consisting of noted activists including Ashis Needy, Uzramma and Shyam Benegal."A detailed representation regarding exempting handmade products produced and marketed by the producer co-operative societies and their federations from GST, including a definition of what constitute handmade products and raising the exemption of registration turnover limit of individuals and self-help groups producing handmade products to Rs.50 lakhs is attached to this letter. It includes a large set of products ranging from handmade butter to
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Inspiring women of northern states 19.1.2018 Hindu: Home
Mahasamakya-trained CRPs don role of motivators in Hindi-speaking states
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Pink auto-rickshaws begin services in Bongaigaon 19.1.2018 The Assam Tribune
Pink auto-rickshaws begin services in Bongaigaon
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State’s irrigation area to be increased to 60 lakh hectare: CM Chouhan 18.1.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said that the irrigation area of the... more »
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Assam Gets Its First Fleet of Pink Autos Run Exclusively By Women, For Women 18.1.2018 Top India News- News18.com
These 13 drivers can now be seen crisscrossing the beautiful roads of Bongaigaon town in Assam, ferrying passengers in freshly painted pink auto rickshaws.
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Naidu promises all helpto women entrepreneurs 18.1.2018 Hindu: News
Five acres allotted for international trade centre near Vizag
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Centenary celebrations of St Sebastian Church from Jan 19 17.1.2018 Deccan Herald - District
The centenary celebrations of St Sebastian Church at Permannur in Thokkottu will be held from January 19 to 21. Addressing a press meet here on Wednesday, Parish Priest Fr J B Saldanha said that the Institution Day will be celebrated on January 19 followed by an inter-religious meet Souhardha Sangama on January 20. The year-long activities to mark the centenary celebrations will conclude on January 21 with a thanksgiving mass and cultural programmes. Teachers who have served in educational institutions attached to the church will be felicitated on January 19 at 4 pm. Shivamogga Diocese Bishop Rev Francis Serrao will preside. In the inter-religious meet on January 20, Dharmasthala Dharmadhikari D Veerendra Heggade, Serampur University Vice Chancellor Rev Dr J S Sadananda and Kuloor Mohiuddin Jumma Masjids K A Basheer Madani will take part. Mangaluru Bishop Rev Dr Aloysius Paul DSouza will preside. History St Sebastian Parish Church, Permannur, was originally a part of Ullal (later called as Panir) church. ...
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Nitish visits house of slain IAF commando 17.1.2018 General News
Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar today inaugurated and laid foundation stones for more than 600 schemes worth over Rs 200 crore in the district during his state-wide "Vikas Samiksha Yatra". The Chief Minister arrived here by air from Patna and drove straight to Udadih village under Sultanganj block where he visited the house of slain Indian Air Force commando Nilesh Nayan, who was killed in an encounter with terrorists in Jammu and Kashmir in October last year. Later, Kumar addressed a public meeting where he said "this village has the distinction of being the place of birth of a martyr who laid down his life fighting for the country. It is a matter of pride". The Chief Minister also flagged off 660 schemes worth Rs 223 crore and said his government was committed to bringing the fruits of development to every doorstep. Kumar appealed to the people to wholeheartedly take part in the state-wide human chain on Sunday and send across a strong message against dowry and child
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AP government encouraging women entrepreneurs in big way: CM 17.1.2018 General News
The Andhra Pradesh government has been encouraging women entrepreneurs in a big way as they are a key to economic development of the state, Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said today. "Women entrepreneurs are a key to economic development. It is everyone responsibility to encourage women for their economic development," he said. Naidu was speaking after inaugurating a three-day international conference on "Innovation, incubation and industrialisation" organised by the Association of Lady Entrepreneurs of India here. The Chief Minister said his government had encouraged women entrepreneurs in the state two decades ago by establishing self-help groups (SHGs). Naidu served as the Chief Minister of united Andhra Pradesh from 1994 to 2004. There were 90 lakh women members in these SHGs who are working with confidence and determination to improve the financial condition of their families, he said. Women are doing extremely well in the field of information technology, where .
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International trade, tech hub for women entrepreneurs to be set up in Vizag 17.1.2018 BusinessLine - National
An international trade and technology hub for women entrepreneurs is coming up in Visakhapatnam district on five acres allotted by the State Government and it will stimulate entrepreneurship among wo...
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Loan for women engaged in cottage industry on cards 16.1.2018 Hindustan Times - dehradun
The government is planning to introduce a loan assistance for women in handicraft and handloom sectors on the lines of a recently launched scheme for marginal farmers, chief minister Trivendra Singh Rawat said
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Bajwa seeks Nabard help for farming sector 16.1.2018 General News
Punjab Rural Development and Panchayat Minister Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa today invited Nabard and other banks to come forward to help farming sector. During a state level function of Nabard here today, the minister said it should come forward to provide loan at lower rates to the farming sector. A release quoting minister said the bank has an important part in providing loans for farming sector but lot of work needs to be done in this regard. During his speech Bajwa said Nabard lowered the overall credit limit of the self-help groups from Rs 6,440 crore to Rs 4,140 crore, which needed to be increased. He further pitched for providing crop loan at lower rates. He also sought National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development's help in addressing the problem of stubble burning. Bajwa released the State Focus Paper for the year 2018-19 prepared by the bank. Nabard has projected a credit potential of Rs 2,18,000 crore during 2018-19 in the state under priority sector. This
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One Nodal Officer in Each District to Help Women Self- Help Groups 15.1.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Women’s Safety is Top Prioirty, Joint Responsibilty of Government and Society  Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal The... more »
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CM Chouhan Gives Consent to Citizens’ Suggestions 15.1.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Girls’ self-defense training to be expanded Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan said... more »
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Bhavantar Bhugtan Yojana will become Role Model for Country: CM 13.1.2018 Central Chronicle » Bhopal
Rs. 64.03 Crore Bhavantar Amount Distributed to 32,309 Registered Farmers Chronicle Reporter, Bhopal Chief Minister... more »
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Inaugurated 12.1.2018 Manipur: E-Pao
Inaugurated
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Budget 2018: What Pranab, Chidambaram & Jaitley did & didn't do in the past 12.1.2018 All Budget Stories
Here are the key highlights of the Union Budgets from 1997 to 2017
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A one-stop place for your everyday needs 10.1.2018 Hindu: Hyderabad
Stalls set up by women SHGs draw good number of consumers
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MOU Signed for Providing Centralized Platform for Processing Interest Subsidy to Eligible Beneficiaries under Sep Component of Day 10.1.2018 General News
The Web-portal will provide an end-to-end solution for processing interest subsidy for NULM schemes. The subsidy will be credited to Aadhaar linked beneficiary account in a seamless process through DBT mode. The portal will also facilitate on-line validation of loans granted by Banks, through Urban Local Bodies.
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Woman commits suicide, police deny harassment by bank staff 10.1.2018 The Hindu - Tamil Nadu
A 45-year-old woman allegedly committed suicide by hanging at her house in Tiruvannamalai on Monday evening. While her husband, Sekar, 55, in his complaint, said that she took the extreme step after a...
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