The government began roadshows to attract investors for building its second phase of strategic oil storage at a cost of over Rs 11,000 crore that would more than double the emergency cover against any supply disruption to 22 days.
The Punjab govt signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Centre to implement the Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) in the state, extending the central government scheme to cover over 43 lakh families, instead of the proposed 14.96 lakh.
Modi's ambitious healthcare scheme will create 10 lakh jobs in the health and insurance sector, an official said.
The government is examining a proposal to bid out UMPPs to meet the rising power demand in the country, Power Minister R K Singh said.
The government has increased the rate of interest for General Provident Fund (GPF) and other related schemes by 0.4 percentage points to 8 per cent for the October-December quarter.
The Power Ministry announced Rs 100 crore award for states that would complete the household electrification early under the Saubhagaya scheme.
Harsh Vardhan said a plant to covert plastic waste into bio-diesel will soon be made operational at the Indian Institute of Petroleum (IIP) in Dehradun.
The Centre has approved a land pooling policy for Delhi, which will allow the city to get 17 lakh housing units capable of accommodating 76 lakh people.
The Haryana government announced two per cent increase in Dearness Relief (DR) for state government pensioners and family pensioners with effect from July 1, 2018.