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Separate Budget for Minorities’ 15 Point Programme

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New Delhi, Aug 11: The Prime Minister’s New 15 Point Programme for the welfare of minorities is an overarching programme, covering many schemes implemented by various Ministries/Departments including Ministry of Minority Affairs, throughout the country. This programme aims to monitor the implementation of 24 different schemes of Government of India (of 11 Ministries/Departments) and to see that equitable share of ...

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Solar Energy target spiked five times to one lakh MW

Just when a Swiss pilot ‘s solar powered aircraft mesmerised the world by setting a record of longest solo flight without a drop of fuel, India’s solar energy ambitious plans are set to leap frog. The Centre has revised cumulative targets under National Solar Mission from 20,000 MW by 2021-22 to 1,00,000 MW- a quantum jump. After launching of signature ...

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Digital India :Industry pledges Rs 4.5 lakh crore to create 1.8 million jobs

 Scaling on the optical fibre network, the country’s flagship programme of Digital India is surging ahead with industry captains pitching in large numbers to make the ambitious plan a reality, asserting investments will not come in the way. On the launch day, an upbeat India Inc. pledged over Rs 4.5 lakh crore, creating 18 lakh new jobs. Prime Minister Narendra ...

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Central Government’s Minority Welfare Schemes

The Union Ministry of Minority Welfare implements the following schemes for the welfare of notified religious minority communities under Section 2 (c) viz Muslims, Christians, Sikhs, Buddhists, Jains and Parsis across the country:- Educational Empowerment Schemes i. Pre-Matric Scholarship ii. Post-Matric Scholarship iii. Merit-cum-Means Scholarship iv. Maulana Azad National Fellowship v. Free Coaching & Allied Scheme vi. Support to minority candidates ...

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Minorities’ representation in Govt Jobs up by 2.26%

Prime Minister’s New 15 Point Programme for the welfare of minorities, inter-alia provides for giving special consideration to minorities in recruitment. The Department of Personnel & Training (DoPT) is the nodal agency to look into the matter of recruitment of minorities. The DoPT has issued guidelines to all concerned authorities to give special consideration to minorities in appointments. As per ...

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