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Cabinet empowers Board of Directors of the holding, parent PSEs to allow disinvestment
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Cabinet empowers Board of Directors of the holding, parent PSEs to allow disinvestment

The aim is to expedite the decision-making process and cut wasteful expenditure by the PSEs

Centre advances ethanol blending target of 20% in petrol to 2025-26 from 2030
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Centre advances ethanol blending target of 20% in petrol to 2025-26 from 2030

The Union Cabinet, headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, at its meeting on Wednesday approved the amendments to the National Policy on Biofuels

Cabinet approves policy for use of land acquired under CBA Act
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Cabinet approves policy for use of land acquired under CBA Act

It has been done with the objectives of facilitating utilization of lands that are mined out or are practically unsuitable for coal mining and for increasing investment and job creation in coal sector

Cabinet approves continuation of Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan till 2025-26
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Cabinet approves continuation of Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan till 2025-26

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs said that of the total financial outlay of the scheme, the Central Share is Rs 3,700 crore and State Share is Rs 2,211 crore

Cabinet approves MoU between SEBI and Manitoba Securities Commission, Canada
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Cabinet approves MoU between SEBI and Manitoba Securities Commission, Canada

The Memorandum of Understanding would make investors from Manitoba Securities Commission eligible for registration as an FPI with SEBI

Cabinet approves signing of MoC between India and Japan in Decentralized Domestic Wastewater Management
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Cabinet approves signing of MoC between India and Japan in Decentralized Domestic Wastewater Management

A Management Council will be formed which will be responsible for the implementation of this Memorandum of Cooperation by formulating detailed activities of collaboration and the monitoring of its progress

Union Cabinet approves extension of Atal Innovation Mission till March 2023
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Union Cabinet approves extension of Atal Innovation Mission till March 2023

Atal Innovation Mission shall work on its intended target of creating an innovation culture and entrepreneurial ecosystem in the country

Union cabinet approves Bill for unification of all 3 Municipal Corporations of Delhi
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Union cabinet approves Bill for unification of all 3 Municipal Corporations of Delhi

The national capital has five local bodies namely the North, East and South Delhi municipal corporations, the Delhi Cantonment Board and the New Delhi Municipal Council

Aadhar-linked voter IDs among new electoral reforms as Centre clears bill
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Aadhar-linked voter IDs among new electoral reforms as Centre clears bill

According to the bill cleared by the Cabinet, the electoral law will be made gender neutral for service voters

Cabinet approves Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana for 2021-26; scheme to benefit 22L farmers
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Cabinet approves Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana for 2021-26; scheme to benefit 22L farmers

According to the statement by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, it approved support of Rs.37,454 crore to States and Rs 20,434.56 crore of debt servicing for loans availed by the government for irrigation development during PMKSY 2016-21

Union Cabinet approves price support of Rs 17,408.85 cr to Cotton Commission of India
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Union Cabinet approves price support of Rs 17,408.85 cr to Cotton Commission of India

This came amid a slew of decisions including restoration of MPLADS taken at the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs headed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi

Centre approves ethanol price hike by up to Rs 1.47 per litre for mixing in petrol
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Centre approves ethanol price hike by up to Rs 1.47 per litre for mixing in petrol

Higher mixing of ethanol in petrol will help cut India's oil import bill and also benefit sugar cane farmers as well as sugar mills

Cabinet adopts 15 November as Janjatiya Gaurav Divas honouring Birsa Munda: Tribal hero valiantly fought against British
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Cabinet adopts 15 November as Janjatiya Gaurav Divas honouring Birsa Munda: Tribal hero valiantly fought against British

Union Minister Anurag Thakur said the government has planned week-long celebrations from 15 November to 22 November to commemorate the glorious history of tribal people

Union Cabinet gives nod to restoring MPLADS after COVID-induced suspension, announces Anurag Thakur
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Union Cabinet gives nod to restoring MPLADS after COVID-induced suspension, announces Anurag Thakur

The objective of the scheme is to enable MPs to recommend works of developmental nature with emphasis on the creation of durable community assets in the areas of drinking water, primary education, public health, sanitation, roads

Union Cabinet apprised about MoU between India and Italy on disaster management
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Union Cabinet apprised about MoU between India and Italy on disaster management

NDMA and an Italian government entity for cooperation in the field of disaster risk reduction and management.

Union Cabinet approves Rs 26,058 crore PLI scheme for auto and drone sectors
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Union Cabinet approves Rs 26,058 crore PLI scheme for auto and drone sectors

The PLI scheme will bring fresh investments of over Rs 42,500 crore in five years and incremental production of over Rs 2.3 lakh crore, said Union Minister Anurag Thakur

Centre approves Rs 11,040 crore for National Mission to boost palm oil production
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Centre approves Rs 11,040 crore for National Mission to boost palm oil production

Of the total outlay, Rs 8,844 crore would be the central government's share while Rs 2,196 crore would be the states' share

Union Cabinet approves setting up of Central university in Ladakh in meeting chaired by PM Modi
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Union Cabinet approves setting up of Central university in Ladakh in meeting chaired by PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his address to the nation on last Independence Day had announced that a new university would be established in Ladakh

Cabinet approves continuation of National Ayush Mission as Centre-sponsored scheme
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Cabinet approves continuation of National Ayush Mission as Centre-sponsored scheme

The scheme would continue till 31 March, 2026, with a financial implication of Rs 4,607.3 crore to the exchequer

Modi Cabinet reshuffle: Boosting numbers in Council of Ministers won't help unless members become more proactive
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Modi Cabinet reshuffle: Boosting numbers in Council of Ministers won't help unless members become more proactive

Modi Cabinet expansion: What’s needed is an injection of character and a more hands-off approach by the PMO