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English Release 21-August 2014
Date Month Year
  • President's Secretariat
  • Rashtrapati Bhavan’s ‘In-Residence Programme’ to feature two artists and two writers in September 2014
  • Prime Minister's Office
  • PM at Nagpur
  • PM at Mouda, Maharashtra
  • PM at Ranchi
  • Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA)
  • Revision of Rates of Royalty and Dead Rent in respect of certain minerals (other than minor minerals, coal, lignite and sand for stowing)
  • Ministry of Finance
  • Exchange Rate of Foreign Currency Relating to Imported and Export Goods Notified
  • Text of the Speech of the Union Finance and Defence Minister
  • Min of Health and Family Welfare
  • No Ebola suspect case admitted today to Quarantine cum Isolation Health Facility at Delhi Airport
  • Government considering national, regional dental hospitals
  • Min of Home Affairs
  • DG, Border Guards Bangladesh calls on Union Home Minister
  • Home Minister to Review Flood Situation in Uttar Pradesh
  • Min of Labour & Employment
  • Central Advisory Committee on Beedi Workers Welfare Fund meets under the Chairmanship of Shri Narendra Singh Tomar
  • Min of Mines
  • Revision of Rates of Royalty and Dead Rent in respect of certain minerals (other than minor minerals, coal, lignite and sand for stowing)
  • Min of Minority Affairs
  • 15- Member Delegation from Ladakh Calls on Dr. Najma A. Heptulla
  • Min of Petroleum & Natural Gas
  • Global crude oil price of Indian Basket increased to US$ 100.32 per bbl on 20.08.2014
  • Min of Power
  • Prime Minister Dedicates to the Nation Mouda Super Thermal Power Project Stage-I (1000 MW)
  • Prime Minister dedicates 765 kV Ranchi-Dharamjaygarh-Sipat transmission line ; Initiates Commencement of work on 3x660 MW North Karanpura Super Thermal Power Project
  • Ministry of Railways
  • Commodity-Wise Freight Revenue Earnings of Railways goes up by 14.72 per cent during the Month of July 2014 & 9.30 per cent during April-July 2014
  • Min of Road Transport & Highways
  • NHAI Board Resolves Some Pending Finacial Disputes/Claims
  • Min of Social Justice & Empowerment
  • Minister for SJE reviews the implementation of Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013
  • Ministry of Tourism
  • India’s Tourism Sector resolves to Co-Create, Collaborate and Co-achieve
  • Full text of the Resolution adopted at the Second National Conference of Tourism Ministers
  • Full text of the speech of the Union Tourism and Culture Minister Shri Shripad Yesso Naik at the inaugural session of the State Tourism Ministers’ Conference
  • Ministry of Water Resources
  • Ministries of Water Resources and Environment & Forests to Work in Close Tandem for Ganga Rejuvenation
  • Min of Youth Affairs & Sports
  • National Sports Awards – 2014

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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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