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The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs approved a hike in honorarium for Anganwadi and ASHA workers.

Central govt staff to get pension payment order on day of retirement: Jitendra Singh Sep 18 2018

A mechanism has been put in place under which central government employees will get pension payment order (PPO) on the day of retirement, Union Minister Jitendra Singh said.

WB govt to formulate new fire safety policy: Minister Sep 18 2018

The West Bengal govt is planning to formulate a new policy on fire safety for commercial buildings in the city in the wake of the massive fire that gutted Bagree Market here.

World's largest healthcare scheme will cover 500 million people: Health Minister JP Nadda Sep 17 2018

What is touted as the world's largest healthcare scheme - Ayushman Bharat-Pradhan Mantri Jan Arogya Yojana (PMJAY) - will benefit over 500 million (50 crore) people which is more than the combined population of the US, Canada and Mexico, Union Health Minister Jagat Prakash Nadda said.

Coal India wants a coal export policy Sep 16 2018

Coal India wants a policy on coal exports before it could finalise commercial contracts for exporting the dry fuel, a senior CIL official said.

15 per cent houses completed in urban areas under Centre's flagship PMAY scheme in 3 years Sep 16 2018

Over 15 per cent of the 54.95 lakh houses sanctioned in last three years under the Centre's flagship Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) have been completed, according to data provided by the Housing and Urban Affairs (HUA) Ministry.

Postal delivery service of PRCs launched in Jammu Sep 15 2018

People in the Jammu and Kashmir winter capital will now get doorstep delivery of their permanent resident certificates (PRCs).

Syndicate Bank to raise up to Rs 250 cr via employee stock purchase scheme Sep 13 2018

State-owned Syndicate Bank has said its board approved a proposal to raise up to Rs 250 crore by issuing shares to its employees under the employee stock purchase scheme.

Steel minister wants import duty on coking coal scrapped Sep 13 2018

India’s steel minister said he wanted the finance ministry to scrap the 2.5 percent duty on imports of coking coal, a key steelmaking raw material, to limit input costs.