The state government of Tamil Nadu is going to build 2,66000 Affordable Houses with the partnership of private agencies. The affordable housing scheme will be built for the slum dwellers. The central government has approved 22,384 housing units by the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee meeting held recently. 12,000 more units for the slum dwellers will be built on land availability.
The state government of Tamilnadu launched the Smart Family Card Scheme to convert all the ration cards in the state with new smart ration cards. The state government is inviting online application for the new smart cards through the official website of Tamilnadu Public Distribution System at www.tnpds.gov.in. The state government will convert all the old ration cards into the smart ration card in Tamilnadu. After Registration, the existing ration card holders will receive a PIN on their mobile number. They can collect the Smart Ration Card from their nearest distribution centre by showing the SMS.
Tamilnadu government has launched the TNSAND mobile app and web portal at www.tnsand.in. The app and web portal brings transparency in sand booking and purchase. Candidates can visit the official site of Tamilnadu for sand booking and lorry registration. Now, the lorry registration and sand booking are started at www.tnsand.in or download TNSAND app for online Sand booking. The government has the mandatory online Sand booking and purchase from the 1st July 2017.
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.
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.