Monthly Archives: October 2018

National Safai Karmcharis Finance & Development Corporation (NSKLFDC)

Recently, a “PAN India Workshop on Prevention of Hazardous cleaning of sewers and septic tanks” has been organized by National Safai Karmcharis Finance & Development Corporation (NSKLFDC) under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. National Safai Karamcharis Finance and Development Corporation (NSKFDC) was set up in January 1997 as a non profit company under Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment, Government of India to empower the Scavengers, Safai Karamcharis and their dependents to break away their traditional occupation, depressed social condition and poverty and leverage them Continue reading →

UNEP Champions of the Earth

The Prime Minister, Shri  Narendra Modi, will receive the United Nations’ highest environmental honour, the ‘UNEP Champions of the Earth’ award at a special ceremony in Pravasi Bharatiya Kendra, New Delhi on October 3. The award announced on 26th September, on the sidelines of 73rd UN General Assembly at New York City, will be presented by UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres. The Prime Minister will also address the gathering. Prime Minister Modi has been selected in the leadership category for his pioneering work in championing the International Continue reading →

Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS)

Infrastructure Leasing & Financial Services Limited (IL&FS) is an Indian infrastructure development and finance company. IL&FS, incorporated in 1987, is a large Systemically Important Non-Deposit Accepting Core Investment Company (CIC-ND-SI). It has numerous infrastructure assets and has played a major role in infrastructure development and financing in the country. It has 169 group companies, as in 2017-2018, including subsidiaries, joint venture companies and associate entities. A series of defaults by IL&FS Group companies in August and September, 2018 on term-deposits, short-term deposits, inter-corporate deposits, commercial paper Continue reading →

SATAT Initiative

An initiative launched by Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship, under which PSU Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) invite Expression of Interest (EoI) from potential entrepreneurs to set up Compressed Bio-Gas (CBG) production plants and make available CBG in the market for use in automotive fuels. Gas is clean and cheaper mode of fuel and the Government has taken several steps to promote its production and usage. Government is keen to set up 5000 CBG plants in next 5 years, and for Continue reading →

People’s Plan Campaign

The People’s Plan Campaign will be  rolled out as ‘Sabki Yojna Sabka Vikas’from 2nd October to 31stDecember 2018. During the campaign ,structured Gram Sabha meetings will be held for preparing Gram Panchayat Development Plan for the next financial year 2019-2020. The campaign is being undertaken on a large scale, given the number of Gram Panchayats in the country. Special efforts have been made to ensure maximum participation of vulnerable sections of society like SC/ST/Women etc. The Gram Panchayat Development Plan aims to strengthen the role of Continue reading →