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Naveen announces interest-free loan for Odisha Women SHGs

Bhubaneswar, Nov 29 (UNI) In a historic decision Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday announced that the Odisha government will provide interest-free loans of up to Rs 5 lakh to women Self-Help Group (SHG) members under the Mission Shakti programme.
Earlier, the interest-free loan was limited to Rs.3 lakh for the women SHG members.The new interest-free loan up to Rs.5 lakh will be made effective from April 1, 2022, Patnaik said
The chief minister said with the new provisions of interest-free loan up to Rs.5 lakh, SHG women members would be able to set up better business establishments. The government’s decision will also empower the women and boost the rural economy in the state, Patnaik said.
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Meghalaya polls: 57 file nominations on day four

03 Feb 2023 | 9:51 PM

Shillong, Feb 3 (UNI) As many as 57 candidates filed their nomination papers for upcoming Meghalaya Assembly elections on Friday, the fourth day of the electoral process, an election
official said.

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Union budget creates path for development : Manipur CM

Union budget creates path for development : Manipur CM

03 Feb 2023 | 9:45 PM

Imphal, Feb 3 (UNI) Manipur Chief Minister N. Biren Singh on Friday said the Union Budget 2023 was visionary and pro-poor.

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NHRC directs Kendrapara DM to grant Rs 5 lakh compensation to a minor rape victim

03 Feb 2023 | 8:51 PM

Kendrapara, Feb 3 (UNI)The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) has directed the district Magistrate-cum- collector of Kendrapara to grant a compensation of Rs.5 lakh to a minor raped victim as applicable under the NALSA scheme.

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Meghalaya polls: BJP seeks suggestions for ‘People’s Manifesto’

03 Feb 2023 | 8:44 PM

Shillong, Feb 3 (UNI) The BJP, which is going to contest all the 60 assembly seats in Meghalaya, on Friday sought suggestions from the people of the state for formulating the party manifesto ahead of the assembly elections.

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National Education Policy 2020 – the way to Reform : Transform: Perform

03 Feb 2023 | 8:29 PM

Kolkata, Feb 3 (UNI) The amount of acceleration in technology in the education system is evolutionary and the key to India becoming the leading nation is to make more youths educated,
said Dr BVR Mohan Reddy, Chairman CII National Education Council & Founder Chairman &
Director of Cyient Ltd said while setting the context for the second edition of Education East
Summit organized by CII here on Friday.

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