The state government of Maharashtra launched the loan waiver scheme for farmers of the state name as Maharashtra Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Shetkari Sanman Yojana 2017. Under the scheme, the state government will provide loan subsidy of maximum up to Rs 1.5 lakh to the poor, small and marginal farmers. If the loan amount is more than Rs 1.5 lakh then farmers will get only Rs 1.5 lakh rest amount will be given to the farmers.
MHADA Housing Scheme: – The total numbers of houses would be below 2,000 this year but over 24,900 mill workers have successfully enrolled themselves for Maharashtra Housing and Area Development Authority lottery for mill workers. The official expects the total number would cross 25,000.
30,000 affordable houses will be constructed on private land for urban poor at Sholapur, Maharashtra under the PM Awas Yojana. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs has approved and sanctioned Rs 450 crore as central assistance for the project.
A senior official said that the proposal of Maharashtra government about include the slum redevelopment scheme houses under the central government affordable housing scheme is examining by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs. The state government step would gear up the central government ‘housing for all’, the official also said.
The Maharashtra government approved a new policy of the Majhi Kanya Bhagyashree scheme. Under the scheme which families who have a yearly income of up to Rs 7.5 lakh will be benefited. This decision was taken during the cabinet meeting.
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.
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.