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Madhya Pradesh Cabinet on December 26 approved 'MP Freedom of Religion Bill 2020' in a special meeting chaired by CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan, informed state Home Minister, Narottam Mishra, explaining that a minimum fine of Rs 25,000 and up to five years of imprisonment will be given for 'forced conversions'. "Under new Bill, forcing religious conversion on someone will attract 1-5 years of imprisonment and a minimum Rs 25,000 fine. Forced conversion of a minor, woman or a person from Scheduled Caste or Scheduled Tribe, would draw a minimum jail term of 2-10 years with a minimum penalty of Rs 50,000," Mishra told reporters in Bhopal after the cabinet meeting.
Union Cabinet approved modified scheme to enhance ethanol distillation capacity in the country, informed Dharmendra Pradhan during a press brief on December 30. Union Minister Pradhan said, "Union Cabinet approves modified scheme to enhance ethanol distillation capacity in the country for producing ethanol from feedstocks such as cereals (rice, wheat, barley, corn and sorghum), sugarcane, sugar beet etc."
Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated first-of-its-kind remote monitoring of gas turbines across all Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. refineries in Hyderabad on December 29. This system will track operations of all 8 refineries operated by IOCL across India. It will enhance the operational reliability, productivity and environment sustainability of refineries at Digboi, Bongaigaon, Paradip, Panipat, Gujarat, Mathura, Barauni and Haldia.
Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan unveiled the statue of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee. He unveiled the statue in Odisha's Jagatsinghpur town. Speaking to ANI, Pradhan said, "Vajpayee Ji toured Odisha when super cyclone hit the State in 1999. He ensured all help to the State, setting an example of good governance."