COVISHIELD Vaccine : Extension of Gap

COVISHIELD Vaccine: The COVID Working Group chaired by Dr N K Arora has recommended extension of the gap between the first and second doses of COVISHIELD vaccine to 12-16 weeks. The present gap between the two doses of COVISHIELD vaccine is 6-8 weeks. Based on the available real-life evidences, particularly from UK, the COVID-19 Working […]

SWAMIH Scheme

SWAMIH: Union Minister for Finance & Corporate Affairs handed over possession to homebuyers as the Government of India’s Special Window for Affordable & Mid-Income Housing (SWAMIH) completes its first residential project. The residential project – Rivali Park, located in suburban Mumbai, was the first housing project in India to have received funding under the SWAMIH […]

Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi

Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently released the eighth instalment of Prime Minister Kisan Samman Nidhi. Under the Scheme, the Government of India transfers Rs 6,000 to the account of small and marginal farmers. These funds are transferred in three instalments. The first instalment of Rs 2,000 is made between April […]

National Bamboo Mission

National Bamboo Mission: The National Bamboo Mission recently launched the Management Information System to strengthen the domestic Agarbatti industry. It will collect data about Agarbatti production, availability of raw materials, location of stick making units, production capacity, functioning of units, etc. The system will act as an intermediary between the production units and the Agarbatti […]