Aagricultural credit flow has increased consistently over the years, exceeding the target set for each fiscal. Credit worth Rs 11.68 lakh cr was given to farmers in 2017-18, much higher than the Rs 10 lakh cr target set for that year, sources said.
About 48 lakh beneficiaries, including old men, women, physically challenged, widows and destitute women in the state, would receive the increased old-age amount with effect from February 15, said a statement from Chief Minister's Office.
The traders' body alleged that various global e-commerce players have initiated a "vested interest campaign" demanding deferment, extension, amendment or changes in the said policy.
Addressing a press conference,Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) farmers' wing president Virendra Singh Mast said the government had taken a number of "historic" decisions for rural development and the agriculture sector.
Presently, 7,06,296 beneficiaries comprising 64.73 per cent of the state population are being covered under NFSA based on the 2011 census.
Importers were required to get a no objection certificate (NoC) from Narcotics Commissioner, Gwalior, for the import of these chemicals earlier.
Established as a non-profit trust in 2015 under the Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Act, DMF in every mining district works for the interest and benefit of persons and areas affected by mining-related operations.
Union Minister of State for Defence Subhash Bhamre informed the gathering that the Ministry of Defence had set a target of making the country among the top five arms exporters by 2025.
The tribunal's direction came while disposing a plea filed by Manjinder Singh Sirsa, the BJP MLA from Rajouri Garden assembly constituency in Delhi, seeking immediate ban on hookah bars in the national capital.
The opposition party said the socio-economic and socio-cultural impact of the policy has not been studied and encourages privatization of assets of the state-run Goa Tourism Development Corporation (GTDC).
As per the calendar, President Ram Nath Kovind will address the joint session of both Houses of Parliament on Jan 31--the start of the Budget Session of Parliament. The session will end on Feb 13.
The new Central universities were established under the Central Universities Act, 2009 in Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Jammu and Kashmir, Jharkhand, Karnataka, Kerala, Orissa, Punjab, Rajasthan, and Tamil Nadu.
Cabral was inducted into the Manohar Parrikar-led cabinet after two ailing ministers Francis D'Souza and Pandurang Madkaikar were dropped on health grounds.
Confederation of All India Traders (CAIT) warned that any move to amend the policy will be opposed by the trading community "tooth and nail"
Singh said he would look into whether the online filing of FIRs by railway passengers can be integrated into the CCTNS system, that allows citizens to lodge FIRs electronically.