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Daily News Digest:20 February 2019

Promulgation of the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Ordinance, 2019

The Union Cabinet has approved promulgating an ordinance with regard to the Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Bill, to protect investors from Ponzi schemes.

Lok Sabha had passed the bill but it couldn’t make through the Rajya Sabha.

Thus, the cabinet has requested the President of India for promulgation of the Unregulated Deposit Schemes Ordinance 2019.

Promulgation of the Indian Medical Council (Amendment) Second Ordinance, 2019

The Union Cabinet has approved the promulgation of Indian Medical Council (second amendment) Second Ordinance 2019 to allow the Board of Governors to run the Indian Medical Council (IMC).

IMC was superseded in September 2018 through an ordinance but it is about to lapse as any ordinance has 6 months to be presented in the parliament. If it doesn’t get through the approval of parliament it lapses.

Cabinet approves Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase II

The Union Cabinet on 19 Feb approved implementation of Ahmedabad Metro Rail Project Phase-II.

The project comprises two corridors of with a total length of 28.254 km: Corridor 1 from Motera Stadium to Mahatma Mandir (22.838 km) and Corridor 2 from GNLU to GIFT City (5.416 km).

Continuation of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana – Gramin approved

Union Cabinet has approved the implementation of Phase-2 of the Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana - Gramin beyond March, 2019.

Implementation of “National Rural Economic Transformation Project under DAY-NRL

The Union Cabinet has approved the Implementation of an Externally Aided Project namely “National Rural Economic Transformation Project (NRETP) under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) through loan assistance (IBRD Credit) from World Bank.

Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut Corridor of RRTS approved

With an aim to de-congest the national capital, the Union Cabinet on February 19 approved the construction of the priority Delhi-Ghaziabad-Meerut rapid transit system (RRTS) worth Rs 30,274 crore.

 

The corridor is expected to connect the cities to the centre with a high-speed dedicated rail connector and serve as many as eight lakh passenger trips per day.

 

National Policy on Electronics 2019 approved

The Union Cabinet approved the National Policy on Electronics 2019 (NPE 2019), proposed by the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY).

The Policy envisions positioning India as a global hub for Electronics System Design and Manufacturing – (ESDM) by encouraging and driving capabilities in the country for developing core components, including chipsets, and creating an enabling environment for the industry to compete globally.

Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan launch approved

Union Cabinet has approved the launch of KUSUM with the objective of providing financial and water security to farmers.

Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) was launched on 19 Feb with a central aid of Rs 34,422 crore to provide financial and water security to farmers through harnessing solar energy capacities of 25.75 giga watt (GW) by 2022.

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