URBAN DEVELOPMENT MINISTRY
Govt to institutionalise social audits in major rural development schemes
The govt has started work on social audits with National Social Assistance Programme & PMAY-Gramin scheme.
HRD ministry directs JNU to review changes to emeritus ordinance
In a communication dated November 8, the HRD ministry had written to the Reg...
Here’s govt plans to push up municipal bonds
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development is for the first time creating a database of audit...
Here’s govt plans to push up municipal bonds
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Development is for the first time creating a database of audited annual accounts for those local bodies in line with international standards, two people with the direct knowledge of the matter said.
Four zonal committees set up to monitor key programmes of land resources department
Under the Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana, the department undertakes development of rainfed portions of net cultivated area and cultivable wastelands in association with states. DILRMP is a 100 per cent grant scheme from the centre for computerisation of all existing land records including mutations (or transfers) and digitization of maps.
Vedanta Limited emerges highest bidder for the Jamkhani coal block in auction
The approved per annum capacity of the mine is 2.6 million tonnes with an extractable reserve of 114 million tonnes. Once operational, it will provide fuel security, improve power availability and further strengthen the company’s aluminium operations and performance.
After Governor’s invite, Shiv Sena & NCP discuss ministries
According to sources, NCP and Sena are likely to have an arrangement where each of the two parties could either share the chief minister’s post for 2.5 years. Alternatively, a Sena member may become the CM but NCP will have the deputy chief minster’s post and a lion’s share of portfolios such as home and agriculture.
Moody’s downgrades outlook on SBI, HDFC Bank, Infosys, TCS and 17 others
Moody’s has downgraded outlook on companies from IT, infrastructure and oil & gas sectors.
Ministry of rural development releases fifth edition of Wasteland Atlas
Department of land resources in collaboration with National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), Department of Space has published Wastelands Atlases of India - 2000, 2005, 2010 & 2011 editions. The new wastelands mapping exercise, carried out by NRSC using the Indian Remote Sensing Satellite data is the fifth edition of Wastelands Atlas – 2019.
Fadnavis Ministry by tomorrow: BJP
Senior BJP leader Sudhir Mungantiwar and state BJP chief Chandrakant Patil to meet the governor today to stake claim on behalf of Fadnavis and a new government would take oath by Friday.
BRICS summit to focus on strengthening counter-terror cooperation: PM Modi
PM Modi, who will be in Brazil on 13-14 November to attend the 11th BRICS Summit, said he will also meet Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro to discuss ways to enhance the bilateral strategic partnership.
EESL falls way short of ambitious target to electrify government's car fleets
The move to electrify government employees’ car fleet ended with just set 3,000 cars, against a target of 10,000.
Assessment in school education to be transformed by 2022, NCERT to develop guidelines soon: HRD
The HRD Ministry, which is in the process of giving final shape to the new National Education Policy (NEP), has proposed in the final draft that all students will be allowed to take board exams on up to two occasions during any given school year and the examination be made "easier".
Finance ministry now notifying authority for any change in FDI policy
Four years after the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (Fema) was amended to switch control on equity inflows from the central bank to the North Block, the finance ministry has finally notified Foreign Exchange Management (Non-debt Instruments) Rules, 2019 that deals with all forms of non-debt investments.
December 31 set as new deadline for urban India to get ODF status
On October 2, PM Modi had declared rural India Open Defecation Free (ODF). However, 40 urban local bodies of West Bengal are standing in the way of urban India being declared ODF. The ministry of housing and urban affairs, the nodal ministry, has now set an internal deadline of December 31 to meet the target.
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