Kerala Government launched a start-up program in the name of Startup Village Entrepreneurship Programme (SVEP) for the help and direct the new startups in Kerala. The state government has launched twelve projects under Union Ministry for Rural Development’s SVEP. The project is being implemented by Kerala Kudumbashree.
Unique Identification Authority of India (UIADAI) launched mAadhaar app to provide better service of people. With the app, Aaadhar Number Holders carry their demographic information like name, Date of Birth, Gender and address along with the photograph.
Kudumbashree executive director S Harikishore said that the survey undertaken by the Kudumbashree Mission to identify homeless people in the state which began on Saturday. The Mission will be completed within a month.
The district administration of Thiruvananthapuram has decided to extend the Annam Punyam Scheme. The scheme aimed at providing food for the hungry to more beneficiaries. The scheme implemented in association with Hotel and Restaurant Association. This will be introduced in more villages by Onam when the third phase of the programme is started. The decision to this effect was taken at a meeting held at the District Collectorate to assess the progress of the scheme.
Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana is now Ujjwala Plus Scheme. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will announce the Ujjwala Plus Scheme during the Independence Day speech from Red Fort on 15th August, according to Danik Jagran.
Indian Railways launched the new android mobile application name as Rail SAARTHI App with the multiple features such as ticket booking, Inquiry, On-board cleaning and ordering meal, running status and feedback. All these facilities are available in a single application whereas these facilities were available on individual apps. This app will fulfil all the needs and requirements of the passengers of the Indian Railways.
In case you do not have your 12-digit UAN, you can get it activated through your employer to know the summary of Employees Provident Fund deducted through EPFO portal. All employees need to have only one UAN throughout their working life irrespective of the number of companies they change. It is a universal account number (UAN) which facilitates in linking of multiple EPF accounts of a member,
PMAY Urban: – In the first two years of the launch of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (PMAY) Urban, over 21,00000 Affordable houses have been sanctioned so far. In the scheme, Uttar Pradesh has received the largest number of the houses about 70,784 followed by Karnataka 56,281.
Central Housing and Urban Affairs Ministry has instructed public sector banks, including the National Housing Bank and HUDCO, to provide benefits of Credit link subsidy scheme (CLSS) to more and more people under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana. There is a need to encourage the scheme to achieve the goal of the plan by 2022.
The Railways has started a cashless health care scheme for retired employees. The Scheme is named as Cashless Treatment Scheme in Emergency (CTSE) aims to provide comprehensive Healthcare facilities. Through the scheme, railway provides healthcare facilities in-house health institution and when necessary to referrals to recognised hospitals.