Welfare Schemes

Pension for small retail traders and shopkeepers: Approved

The Union Cabinet has approved a monthly pension scheme for small retail traders and shopkeepers. All small shopkeepers, retail traders and self-employed persons are assured a minimum of Rs.3,000 monthly pension after attaining 60 years of age. The scheme offers pension coverage to the trading community It covers 3 crore ...

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Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship | Admission in Ph.D. in IITs/IISc

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The Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF) scheme is aimed at attracting the talent pool of the country to doctoral (Ph.D.) programs of Indian Institutes of Technology (IITs) and Indian Institute of Science (IISc) for carrying out research in cutting-edge science and technology domains, with focus on national priorities. The Prime ...

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Arogya Lakshmi scheme is boon for women: UNICEF

Hyderabad: The United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) commended the “Arogya Lakshmi” scheme designed for the benefit of pregnant women and nursing mothers. The UNICEF described the scheme as “a boon for pregnant women and nursing mothers.” The UNICEF had recently released a report, called “Nourishing Wombs: Delivering an integrated package ...

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