The Indian Iris

DD channel for start-ups

  Government proposes to start a channel within the DD bouquet of channels exclusively for start-ups. The channel will serve as a platform for promoting start-ups, discussing issues affecting their growth, matchmaking with venture capitalists and funding and tax planning.  Channel will be designed and executed by start-ups themselves. The ...

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19351 startups since 2016 – State wise breakup

Number of recognized Startups under Startup India initiative (State/UT wise) S.No. State No. of Recognized Startups 1 Maharashtra 3661 2 Karnataka 2847 3 Delhi 2552 4 Uttar Pradesh 1566 5 Telangana 1080 6 Haryana 1052 7 Tamil Nadu 1004 8 Gujarat 985 9 Kerala 849 10 West Bengal 573 11 ...

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Start-up India Scheme – Further enhancements to 2016 scheme

Start-up India initiative launched on 16thJanuary 2016, consists of 19 Action Points that act as a guiding document for the initiative. Since its inception, 19,351 Startups across the country have been recognised by the Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT) as on 24.06.2019. Salient features of Startup ...

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Resilient Kerala Program – resilience against the impacts of natural disasters and climate change

The 2018 floods and landslides in Kerala led to severe impact on property, infrastructure, and lives and livelihoods of people. One sixth of the State’s population – about 5.4 million people – were affected while 1.4 million were displaced from their homes, especially the poor and vulnerable segments of the ...

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Welfare Scheme for Widows

Home for Widows: A Home for Widows has been set up in Vrindavan, UP with a capacity of 1000 inmates to provide widows a safe and secure place of stay, health services, nutritious food, legal and counseling services. SwadharGreh Scheme:-The Ministry of Women and Child Development implements SwadharGreh Scheme which ...

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Scheme for Farmers affected by Calamities

The State Government is primarily responsible for providing necessary relief measures in the wake of natural calamities. For undertaking relief measures, funds are available with the State Government in the form of State Disaster Response Fund (SDRF). Additional financial assistance, over and above SDRF, is considered from National Disaster Response ...

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Indian Railways now running on environment friendly track

Indian Railways uses approximately 56 Million Units of Electrical Energy per day. Indian Railways is taking the following steps for giving a thrust for use of environmental friendly technologies: Railway Electrification of tracks – IR has decided to electrify 100% of its Broad Gauge Rail routes in mission mode; as ...

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Comprehensive list of all currently available Healthcare Schemes

Public Health is a State subject; hence, the responsibility of providing medical assistance to patients of all income group is of respective State/ UT Governments. However, National Health Mission (NHM) – a flagship programme of the Ministry with its two Sub-Missions, National Rural Health Mission (NRHM) and National Urban Health ...

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