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2.3 lakh jobs created in last 3 years: Meghalaya CM

Shillong, Feb 27 (UNI) Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad K Sangma informed the State Assembly on Monday that 2.3 lakh jobs have been created through different government programmes in the state over the last three years, adding that the government is working towards creating of 5.5 lakh jobs in the next five years
Replying to a query during Question Hour, he said that the unemployment rate in the state on average is around 3 percent, which is below the national average of 4.7 percent.
“The government is implementing several schemes and programmes for the creation of employment opportunities. These include MGNREGS, CM-Elevate, PRIMEprogram, FOCUS, FOCUS+, Mission Mode Programs in Agriculture, Meghalaya Grassroots Music Project, Chief Minister's Youth Centre, National Rural Livelihood Mission and Skills Meghalaya,” he said.
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Nitish targets Lalu for promoting dynastic politics

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12 Apr 2024 | 8:51 PM

Nawada, April 12 (UNI) Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar on Friday took potshot at RJD Chief Lalu Prasad Yadav for being indulged in dynastic politics, having no concern for others.

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ED attaches various assets of book value of Rs 50 47 cr in ration scam in Bengal

12 Apr 2024 | 8:50 PM

Kolkata, Apr 12 (UNI) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) has attached various assets of book value of Rs 50.47 crore allegedly
acquired out of the Proceeds of Crime (PoC), derived and obtained from PDS Ration Scam by several persons, including arrested West Bengal food minister
Jyoti Priya Mallick, Bakibur Rahaman (rice and flour miller), Sankar Addhya and others, ED said on Friday.

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'Pratiharis' to guard Sri Jagannath temple to prevent entry of non Hindus

12 Apr 2024 | 8:48 PM

Puri, Apr 12 (UNI) In order to prevent the entry of non-Hindus, the Sri Jagannath temple administration in Puri has decided to deploy "Pratiharis," a traditional servitor community, within the temple premises.

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ED attaches property worth Rs 230 6 Cr in teachers' recruitment scam in Bengal

ED attaches property worth Rs 230 6 Cr in teachers' recruitment scam in Bengal

12 Apr 2024 | 8:46 PM

Kolkata, Apr 12 (UNI) The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday said it has attached immovable property valued at Rs 230.6 crore, held in the name of Prasanna Kumar Roy and Santi Prasad Sinha, the accused in the alleged teachers' recruitment scam in the West Bengal Government-sponsored schools across the state.

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Mizoram: upcoming Lok Sabha polls crucial to "save India's democracy":Jairam Ramesh

12 Apr 2024 | 7:15 PM

Aizawl, Apr 12 (UNI) Senior Congress leader and former Union Minister Jairam Ramesh said the upcoming Lok Sabha election is crucial to save India's democracy.

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