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New India Literacy Programme: Scheme to educate all

The Government of India has approved a new centrally-sponsored scheme, the ‘New India Literacy Programme (नव भारत साक्षरता कार्यक्रम)’ for the period during FYs 2022-2027 to cover all the aspects of ‘Education for All’ (erstwhile termed as Adult Education) to align with National Education Policy 2020 and also with that ...

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Foreign Research And Development Talent Scheme of Indian government Attracts Nearly 260 Scientists

The Centre’s ambitious scheme to attract top international talent in the country’s research and development ecosystem has received an enthusiastic response with nearly 260 global scientists filing applications, of whom 70 would be shortlisted, a senior official said. Department of Science and Technology Secretary Ashutosh Sharma said the screening of ...

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Rs 15,000 crore saved by distribution firms under UDAY scheme

Debt-laden power distribution companies in states which participated in the UDAY scheme, meant for their revival, have saved Rs 15,000 crore till March this year, the power ministry said on Wednesday. The Ujwal DISCOM Assurance Yojana (UDAY) was launched in November, 2015 and has completed more than 18 months of operation. “The participating ...

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Now, TB patients need Aadhaar to avail of benefits under govt scheme

People suffering from tuberculosis will have to mandatorily submit their Aadhaar number to avail benefits under a central government scheme. A notification in this regard has been issued by the Union health ministry, which also asked those who do not have an Aadhaar card to get themselves enrolled by August 31. “An individual eligible to receive ...

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