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English Release 3-March 2015
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  • Election Commission
  • Election Commission launches National Electoral Roll Purification and Authentication Programme (NERPAP) from today
  • Min of Agriculture
  • Employment in Agriculture
  • Use of Modern Equipments in Fruits Production
  • Formation of Multi State Cooperative Societies
  • Min of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
  • Adequate foodgrains in the Central pool to meet the domestic requirement
  • 100 Lakh MT wheat for Open Market Sale to contain prices
  • Steps Taken by the Government to contain prices of Essential Food Items
  • The Governments targets of 300 LMT wheat procurement for ensuing Rabi season
  • Measures to ensure remunerative prices for farmers
  • More than 242 lakh Families having highly Subsidised Foodgrains under the Antyodaya Anna Yojana
  • End-to-End Computerisation of PDS as a Mission Mode Project
  • Min of Health and Family Welfare
  • Effective Implementation of PNDT Act
  • Diagnosing TB Under RNTCP
  • Strategy for Handling Genetically Transmitted Cancer Disease
  • Disposal and Recycling of Medical Wastes
  • Surrogacy Centres in the Country
  • Affordable Geriatric Healthcare
  • Avability of Oseltamivir to Treat Influenza a N1H1
  • Improvement of Service Conditions of Nurses
  • Compensation to Clinical Trial Volunteers
  • Formulary of Ayurvedic Medicines of CGHS
  • Min of Petroleum & Natural Gas
  • Global crude oil price of Indian Basket was US$ 59.95 per bbl on 02.03.2015
  • Min of Urban Development
  • Two engineers of CPWD dismissed from service for corruption

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Ministry of Minority Affairs16-September, 2011 14:03 IST
Enabling National Minorities Development and Finance Corporation to Increase its Operations
The authorized share capital of National Minorities Development and Finance Corporation (NMDFC) has been enhanced from Rs. 750 crore in 2007-08 to Rs. 850 crore in 2008-09 to Rs. 1,000 crore in 2009-10 and to Rs. 1,500 crores during 2010-11. The Government of India has been providing share capital contribution to NMDFC in order to enable NMDFC to increase its operations. The total equity share capital released by the Government to NMDFC as on 31st July 2011 is Rs.875.36 crore.

NMDFC extends loans to individuals belonging to Minorities, living below double the poverty line, for undertaking self employment and income generating activities. The term Loans are provided by NMDFC through the State Channelising Agencies (SCAs) nominated by the respective State Governments. NMDFC also provides Micro-credit to the members of Self Help Groups (SHGs) through Non Governmental Organizations (NGOs) as well as SCAs. The target group of NMDFC includes persons belonging to minorities living below double the poverty line income, which at present is Rs. 55,000 per annum in the urban areas and Rs. 40,000 per annum in rural areas. Eligible persons can obtain loans from the respective SCAs by applying directly to the respective SCAs. NGO can also approach NMDFC directly or to the SCAs for obtaining micro credit to further lend the same to the members of the SHGs belonging to minorities.

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