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Chief MinistersSubgroup Constituted to Coordinate Policy Approaches for Agriculture and MGNREGS 19.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
Unanimous Decision taken during the Fourth Governing Council Meeting of NITI Aayog yesterday Government has set up a Chief Ministers Subgroup to Coordinate Policy Approaches for Agriculture and MGNREGS with the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh as the Convener and CMs of Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, West Bengal and Sikkim along with the Member NITI Aayog, Shri Ramesh Chand as its members.
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Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani named in panel on Agri & MNREGA 19.6.2018 DNA: Top News
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani is among the seven chief ministers who have been included in a committee that will make recommendations on a coordinated policy approach on the subject of 'Agriculture and Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA). The committee was announced at the fourth meeting of the NITI Aayog Governing Council in New Delhi on Sunday. The committee will be headed by Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, and also comprise chief ministers of Bihar (Nitish Kumar), Sikkim (Pavan Chamling), UP (Yogi Adityanath), West Bengal (Mamata Banerjee) and Andhra Pradesh (N Chandrababu Naidu). The committee will make recommendations for increasing farmers' income through agriculture related activities under MGNREGA before sowing and after harvesting. The state government said in a release that it is committed to achieve the prime minister's goal of doubling farmers' income by 2022. It cited the example of the water conservation drive under which de-silting of river bodies was ...
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PM’s role sought for settling food account 18.6.2018 Hindu: News
Wrongly taken over by the previous SAD govt.: Amarinder
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Amarinder seeks PM’s intervention for settlement of Rs 31000 cr food dues 18.6.2018 Central Chronicle
New Delhi, Punjab Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh on Monday sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the settlement of Rs 31,000 crore of Food Account on procurement of wheat and paddy, which was wrongly taken over by the erstwhile state government instead of being adjusted between state and central governments.The Chief Minister raised […]
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Union HRD Minister inaugurates the Grand Finale of the First Hardware edition of Smart India Hackathon 2018 18.6.2018 Govt of india: PIB
The Union Minister for Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar inaugurated the 5 day Grand Finale of Smart India Hackathon 2018 – Hardware edition through Video conferencing in New Delhi today.
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At NITI meet, Modi moots double digit growth, linking MNREGA to agriculture 18.6.2018 Sify Finance
The fourth annual meeting of the NITI Aayog's Governing Council was conducted on Sunday in which Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who chaired the meet, gave the target of achieving double digit economic growth as well as the idea to link MNREGA employment with agriculture, among other things.
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Post liquor ban, Bihar spends more on expensive clothes, honey and cheese 18.6.2018 Zee News : States
Prohibition is making people of Bihar spend on good clothes and food with sale of expensive sarees rising by 1,751 per cent while consumption of honey by 380 per cent.
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Conrad highlights achievements of Meghalaya Govt 18.6.2018 The Assam Tribune
Conrad highlights achievements of Meghalaya Govt
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Challenge is to take growth to double digits: PM Narendra Modi at Niti meet 18.6.2018 DNA: Top News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that taking the country's economic growth to double digits was the challenge ahead and important steps will be taken for it. PM Modi said that double-digit growth is a challenge with the economy already growing at a 'healthy rate' of 7.7 per cent in the fourth quarter of 2017-18. The Prime Minister was speaking at the fourth meeting of the Niti Aayog governing council in the Capital. The meeting was attended by chief ministers of 23 states and one Union Territory. The CMs of Delhi, Tripura, Odisha, Sikkim, Jammu and Kashmir and Goa did not attend the meeting. Doubling of farmers incomes, development of 115 aspirational districts, mission Indradhanush, Ayushman Bharat and Nutrition mission were some of the key issues discussed in the meeting. PM Modi assured the CMs from flood-affected states that the central government would provide all assistance to them to deal with the situation. He said that on the lines of the 115 aspirational districts identified by Niti ...
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Not a 'sweet' start for milk scheme in Rajasthan 18.6.2018 DNA: Top News
With the rollout of Annapurna Milk Scheme, which is set to be launched on July 2, the plight of the teachers of government schools in Rajasthan is going to increase. The reason behind their plight is the fact that while the teachers are strictly instructed under the scheme to ensure that schoolkids drink the milk provided, the state's education department has forgotten to allocate budget for sugar. Rajasthan Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje had announced the scheme in the state budget this year. The scheme was drafted by the state education department, but it seems they forgot to add budget for sugar to add to the milk. According to sources, the department officials failed to allocate additional budget to schools for purchasing sugar and the school management shall only distribute 'plain' milk to the kids. "The department has allocated Rs 4,500 for gas connection, Rs 2,000 for utensils to each school besides budget for milk and glasses in the ratio of the students enrolled. However, no provision has been ...
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Sow early maturing paddy varieties: PAU 18.6.2018 Hindu: Diet & Nutrition
‘Sowing time can be aligned with monsoon’
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Farm income not improving, loan waiver regressive: Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar 18.6.2018 Zee News : India National
Kumar discussed the issues of his state and claimed that providing special status to Bihar was necessary
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Parched or polluted: on India's water crisis 18.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Urgent reforms are needed to deal with the acute water stress in most of India
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CM renews demand for full Statehood 18.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
Wants the U.T. under finance panel ambit
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PM renews call for debate on simultaneous polls 17.6.2018 Hindu: Medicine & Research
AT NITI Aayog meet, Modi favours a uniform voter list
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With liquor out, Bihar splurges on saris 17.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Consumption of honey, cheese rises: study
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CM seeks tax incentives from Centre 17.6.2018 Hindu: Rx
Wants more freedom to States in implementing development schemes
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Bihar buying better food, expensive clothes after liquor ban 17.6.2018 Rediff: News
Sale of expensive sarees rose by 1,751 per cent while consumption of honey by 380 per cent.
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Karnataka CM Kumaraswamy, under pressure to announce farm loan waiver, seeks 50% support from Modi government 17.6.2018 Zee News : India National
In his address at the 4th meeting of the NITI Ayog governing council in New Delhi, Karnataka CM HD Kumaraswamy said that about 85 lakh farmers have outstanding debts on account of agricultural loans from banks in the state.
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Central schemes no longer limited to certain people, reaching all: Modi 17.6.2018 Sify Finance
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday called upon Chief Ministers to contribute their efforts towards 100 per cent implementation of Central schemes for the poor people's welfare as he said these were no longer limited to certain people and reaching everyone without discrimination.
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