The govt has given its approval for green highway projects for 780 km of national highways in four states at a cost of Rs 7,660 crore. The schemeaims to set new standards for green highway projects and will feature reusable material in laying roads,green cover, etc.
With the aim of helping farmers double their income by 2022, Kisan Rail was announced by Finance Minister Sitharaman during the Union Budget 2020-21.
Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Anurag Singh Thakur attended an interactive program on taxation organized bythe Department of Revenue (Central Board of Indirect Taxes and Customs and Central Board of Direct Taxes) and Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) in Chhattisgarh.
Before International Women’s Day, the Central Government is planning to aid 150 women self-help groups (SHGs) by giving them access to its e-marketplace. This means that over 3000 women would be able to sell their products on the GeM portal.
Minister of State for Agriculture, Kailash Chaudhary, was speaking at the ‘Krishi Vigyan Mela’ in Delhi, wherehe said the government was confident of achieving the target of doubling farmers income by 2022.
Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, Anurag Thakur was in Chandigarh to meet stakeholders from various trades and industries during an interactive session organised by the Income Tax department in collaboration with CII.