CURRENT AFFAIRS - GOVERNMENT SCHEMES
Union Textiles Minister launches PowerTex India Scheme | 04-Apr-2017 13:14
The Government has launched PowerTex India, a comprehensive scheme for power loom sector development, simultaneously at over 45 locations in the country.
The Union Textiles Minister, Smt. Smriti Zubin Irani Launched the scheme in Bhiwandi, Thane district, Maharashtra. The scheme will especially benefit small powerloom weavers.
The Minister and CMs interacted with various states like Maharashtra, Gujarat, Bihar, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Uttar Pradesh and others through video conference, as PowerTex India scheme was launched nationwide.
Government launched two mobile apps- echallan and mParivahan | 02-Apr-2017 17:07
The government has launched two mobile apps, echallan and mParivahan, that provide access to various services and information, and enable citizens to report any traffic violation or road accident.
'eChallan' is an integrated enforcement solution to manage traffic violations.
'mParivahan' is an empowering app for the citizen which provides access to various services, information and utilities related to the transport sector.
Union Government launches Online Film Certification System | 31-Mar-2017 15:45
Information & Broadcasting Minister M Venkaiah Naidu launched the online film certification system, 'e-cinepramaan' with an aim to censor corruption and promote clean cinema.
The new system of Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC) will make the entire process of certification transparent and efficient. The payments made during the process by the producers will go to Bharat Kosh portal.