Free Meal Scheme: Finance Ministry red-signs extension of free meal scheme

[ad_1] Finance MinistryThe Department of Expenditure has argued against expanding free food After september, do ration scheme or something big tax deduction, warning of consequences for the financial position of the government. The government expanded the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana (Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana) in March.PMGKAY) from six months to September. The government has kept a budget of ₹ 2.07 lakh crore for food. subsidy In FY23, lower than the revised ₹2.86 lakh crore for FY22. With the extension of PMGKAY till September, the subsidy bill…

AICTE, MoE and MSDE join hands to launch ABCDEFGHI – a free skilling platform on emerging technologies

[ad_1] All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), Ministry of Education (MoE) and Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship (MSDE) have joined hands to launch a joint initiative ‘ABCDEFGHI’ – a free skilling, upskilling and reskilling platform. Anil Sahasrabuddhe, President, AICTE, told FE Education Online, “The initiative aims to provide one crore Indians with future-ready technical and digital skills on emerging technologies.” According to him, the platform will bring companies from all sectors under one roof and help fill the shortage of skilled workforce in the country. The ABCDEFGHI platform…

Free Trade Agreement: India, EU to resume FTA talks from June 27

[ad_1] Sources told FE that after a hiatus of nearly nine years, India and the EU will resume much-awaited talks for a proposed free trade agreement (FTA) from June 27, as both sides eye a deal by the next fiscal year. Huh. Ahead of the talks, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal is likely to visit Brussels later this month – either before the next WTO ministerial beginning on June 12, or after – to set the stage for the talks. To, said one of the sources. “The EU team…

CBO: The government’s (almost) free money is over, at least for now

[ad_1] The federal government may once again have an opportunity to learn a painful lesson about rising debt prices and rising interest rates in an uncertain economy. Congressional Budget Office, In the recently released budget and economic scenario, forecasts an increase in federal borrowing costs over the next decade. The CBO estimates that net interest as a share of gross domestic product (GDP) will nearly double over the next decade – from 1.6 percent to the decidedly inconvenient 3.3 percent. This is a significant increase from last year forecast of…

‘Aap’s 300 units free electricity scheme will benefit 84 percent consumers’

[ad_1] Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) came to power in the recently held Punjab Assembly elections with a wave of support. At the heart of the party’s campaign for that election was a promise – to provide 300 units of electricity per month to every family free of cost if AAP comes to power. Voting is done, sources said, adding that officials in the government were now working overtime to ensure that the promise is fulfilled at the earliest, with some key announcements likely to be made on April 16, when…