Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar informed about the decision taken under Cabinet Meeting.
He said that Cabinet has approved extension of time limit for availing the benefits of "Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana" for Ujjwala beneficiaries by three months with effect from 1st July 2020 for remaining gas cylinders.
Indian Youth Congress staged a protest outside residence of Union Minister of Environment, Forests and Climate Change Minister, Prakash Javadekar, against the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) draft 2020. The Environment Ministry's deadline for public feedback on the draft EIA 2020 notification ended on August 11. The ministry has received nearly 17 lakh public comments. Several environmental groups, organisations and individuals have opposed the draft EIA notification. The draft has also become an issue of political debate.
Rajasthan Minister, Pratap Khachariyawas informed that Cabinet has again sent a proposal to Governor Kalraj Mishra seeking to convene assembly session. "We have again sent a proposal to Governor Kalraj Mishra seeking to convene assembly session. We hope that the Governor will accept the proposal this time and announce the date to begin the session soon," said Pratap Khachariyawas.
Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar on July 29 in a cabinet briefing announced that Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given approval to a new education policy for 21st century. He said, "Cabinet under Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given approval to a new education policy for the 21st century. It is important, as for 34 years there were no changes in the education policy." Cabinet approved National Education Policy 2020; Major reforms in higher education include a target of 50% gross enrolment ratio by 2035 and provision for multiple entry/exit
Boris Johnson has assembled his Cabinet in person for the first time in four months, as the Government presses ahead with plans to secure millions of doses of a potential Covid-19 vaccine.Senior ministers are meeting in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office rather than the smaller Cabinet room in Downing Street to allow for proper social distancing.It comes after a study suggested a Covid-19 vaccine being developed by the University of Oxford was safe and induces an immune reaction, which was branded “encouraging” by the scientific community.
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In a move that will benefit over 72 lakh employees, the Union Cabinet on Wednesday approved the extension of Employees' Provident Fund (EPF) contribution for three more months, from June to August 2020. "Cabinet approves extension of EPF contribution of 24 per cent (12 per cent employees share and 12 per cent employers share) for another 3 months from June to August 2020 under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana/Atma Nirbhar Bharat," Union Minister Prakash Javadekar said here while addressing a press conference after a Cabinet meeting. "The government paid the provident fund for small businesses, where under 100 people are employed and more than 90 per cent of those get salary of less than Rs 15,000. The government paid both the workers/employee's share and the owners' share for three months. The move benefitted over 72 lakh employees," Javadekar said. The minister said that the scheme has been further extended for another 3 months from June to August 2020.
Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar informed about the decision taken under Cabinet Meeting. He said, "In view of the need for continuous support to the poor and needy, Cabinet approves extension of Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Anna Yojana - allocation of additional foodgrain for further five months from July to November 2020." "So far, about 74.3 crore beneficiaries have been covered in April, 74.75 crore in May and about 64.72 crore in June 2020," he added.