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Policy For Domestic Workers | PIB Summary

A draft National Policy for Domestic workers is under consideration of the Government. Salient features Inclusion of Domestic Workers in the existing legislations Domestic workers will have the right to register as workers with the State Labour Department. Such registration will facilitate their access to rights & benefits accruing to them as workers Right to form …

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E-Cinepramaan | PIB Summary

E-Cinepramaan | VERY IMPORTANT Minister for Information and Broadcasting, Shri M Venkaiah Naidu has said that E-Cinepramaan – the Online Film Certification System of CBFC would facilitate the Hon’ble Prime Minister’s vision of Ease of Doing Business and Digital India. The complete automation of the Film Certification Process would enable Good Governance making the entire …

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Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana | PIB Summary

Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana, a ‘Scheme for providing Physical Aids and Assisted-living Devices for Senior citizens belonging to BPL category’ will be launched in District Nellore, Andhra Pradesh on 1st April, 2017. Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana | Highlights Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment said that the Physical Aids and Assisted-living Devices for Senior citizens will be distributed …

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Fund of Fund For Start-Ups | PIB Summary

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has approved the following proposals with regard to the Fund of Funds of Start-ups (FFS) which was established in June, last year with a corpus of Rs. 1,000 crores. Fund of Fund For Start-Ups | Details Alternate Investment Funds (AIFs) supported by FFS shall …

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Promotion of AYUSH Mission | PIB Summary

The Government of India has approved and notified Centrally Sponsored Scheme of National AYUSH Mission (NAM) on 29th September 2014. National AYUSH Mission The scheme envisages better access to AYUSH services; Strengthening of AYUSH educational institutions, Facilitate the enforcement of quality control of Ayurveda, Siddha and Unani & Homoeopathy (ASU &H) drugs, and Sustainable availability …

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Employees’ Enrolment Campaign | PIB Summary

An Employees Enrolment Campaign has been launched by Employees Provident Fund Organisation during the period 01.01.2017 to 31.03.2017, in order to extend social security benefits to all the eligible workers in the country. Employees Enrolment Campaign | Highlights During the Employees Enrolment Campaign, various financial incentives are being offered to establishments to enroll their workers. …

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Schemes for Minority Women | PIB Summary

Apart from other schemes which are available to all, including women, Ministry of Minority Affairs implements three specific schemes for women as below:- Highlights of the schemes NAI ROSHNI – It is aimed at leadership development of Minority Women specially for development of women belonging to minority communities with an aim to empower and instil …

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Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) of Boys and Girls | PIB Summary

As per Unified-District Information System For Education (UDISE) 2015-16, the Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER) of boys and girls at secondary level is 79.16 % and 80.97% respectively and GER of boys and girls at Senior Secondary level is 55.95% and 56.41% respectively. GER | Analysis There is no massive gap in the Gross Enrolment Ratio …

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