26 Oct 2013
Madurai: The impact of the 'revolutionary' education loan scheme of the UPA government would be felt in another 10 years, Finance Minister P Chidambaram said on Saturday.
20 Nov 2013
Mumbai: The Reserve Bank directed public sector banks to provide credit to women self help groups at a rate of 7 percent per annum so as to get the benefit of interest subvention scheme under the Swarnajayanti Gram Swarozgar Yojana–Aajeevika (SGSY) scheme.
24 Oct 2013
Lucknow: The chairman of National Commission for Scheduled Castes PL Punia has criticized the Uttar Pradesh government for its alleged laxity in taking steps to implement the Food Security scheme.
02 Jan 2014
Thiruvananthapuram: The Kerala government has decided to launch a weekly lottery to mobilise funds for providing financial support for wedding of girls from poor families.
14 Sep 2013
New Delhi: Owing to the economic slowdown, visa on arrival (VoA) scheme registered negative growth as only 1,694 tourists availed the facility in August this year as compared to 1,750 in the same period last year, a decrease of 3.2 percent.
09 Aug 2013
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet on Thursday approved a proposal for introduction of a revised block grant scheme for funding non-plan expenditure of IITs and Indian Institute of Science (IIS), Bangalore, from 2012-13 to 2016-17.
10 Sep 2013
New Delhi: The Delhi government on Monday approved a contributory pension scheme for hawkers, domestic helps, rickshaw pullers and self-employed people, among others.
14 Oct 2013
Chandigarh: Haryana Discoms (Dakshin Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam and Uttar Haryana Bijli Vitran Nigam) have decided to extend the Out of Court Settlement Scheme up to November 30.
28 Jan 2014
New Delhi: Handset maker Maxx Mobile on Monday announced the launch of 26 new handsets, priced between Rs 1,100 and Rs 7,777, as part of its celebration of India's 65th Republic Day.
19 Oct 2013
Sri Ram Tirath (Punjab): Ahead of the Lok Sabha polls, Punjab government on Friday announced that it will distribute wheat at rupee one per kg under its ambitious 'Atta-Dal' scheme, making it cheaper than the rate offered under the National Food Security Programme.