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Pope Francis visits UAE

Pope Francis visits UAE

Updated : 06-Feb-2019 09:31   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Pope Francis made his historic visit to UAE on 4th February 2019.
• Francis attended an inter-religious meeting and held Mass at Zayed Sports City.
• Pope Francis becomes first pontiff to visit Arabian Gulf.
• His visit to UAE has highlighted religious freedom.

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Meeting of IORA in Delhi

Meeting of IORA in Delhi

Updated : 06-Feb-2019 09:30   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• A meeting of Indian Ocean Rim Association will be organised by the Ministry of Home Affairs and National Disaster Management Authority in New Delhi on 5-6 February 2019.
• The aim is to help strengthen cooperation in disaster response.
• IORA is an inter governmental organisation which has 22 disaster-prone countries as its members.
• Headquarters: Mauritius
• Founded: 1995

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Air India’s first Flight Simulator ready

Air India’s first Flight Simulator ready

Updated : 06-Feb-2019 09:29   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Air India’s first ever Flight Simulator, Boeing-747-200 is ready for public view at Nehru Science Centre in Mumbai.
• It was extensively used by the pilots and was manufactured and designed by CAE, Canada.
• It was acquired by Air India in 1980 and was in service for about 21 years.
• A Memorandum of Agreement was also signed between AAI and National Council of Science Museums for worth 2 crores.

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Programme on Agri Export Policy held in Pune

Programme on Agri Export Policy held in Pune

Updated : 06-Feb-2019 09:27   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• The first state-level awareness programme on agriculture export policy held in Pune on 2nd February 2019.
• The Agriculture Export Policy was recently released by the Government of India which aims to reinvigorate the entire value chain.
• It is framed with a focus on export promotion and agriculture export-oriented production.

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Arianespace to launch GSAT-31 on February 6

Arianespace to launch GSAT-31 on February 6

Updated : 03-Feb-2019 09:49   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• India will launch its communication satellite, GSAT-31, on 6 February 2019 from French Guiana.
• The satellite will be launched by European launch services provider Arianespace’s launch vehicle named Ariane-5.
• GSAT-31 will be used for supporting VSAT networks, Television uplinks, Digital Satellite News Gathering, DTH-television services.
• GSAT-31 is India’s 40th communication satellite.

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Sunjay Sudhir appointed as India’s envoy

Sunjay Sudhir appointed as India’s envoy

Updated : 03-Feb-2019 09:48   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• The government of India appointed senior diplomat Sunjay Sudhir as India’s Ambassador to the Maldives on 29 January 2019.
• He is a 1993 batch Indian Foreign Service (IFS) officer.
• At present, he is working as a Joint Secretary in the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.
• The government of India also appointed Vijay Singh Chauhan as the Ambassador of India to Burkina Faso.

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Tamil Nadu won the Swasth Bharat Yatra award

Tamil Nadu won the Swasth Bharat Yatra award

Updated : 03-Feb-2019 09:47   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Tamil Nadu won the ‘Swasth Bharat Yatra’ award under ‘The Best Performing State’ category on 29 January 2019.
• Madurai and Sivakasi were also recognised as the ‘Best Performing Cities’.
• The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) organised the Swasth Bharat Yatra to commemorate the 150th birth anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi from October 2018 to January 2019.

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BoM, BoI and OBC removed from PCA framework

BoM, BoI and OBC removed from PCA framework

Updated : 03-Feb-2019 09:46   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• The RBI removed Bank of India (BoI), Bank of Maharashtra (BoM) and Oriental Bank of Commerce (OBC) from Prompt Corrective Action (PCA) Framework.
• BoI and BoM have met the regulatory norms including Capital Conservation Buffer (CCB) and have Net NPAs (non-performing assets) of less than 6%.
• In case of OBC, the net NPA has come down to less than 6% after the government’s capital infusion.

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Manufacturing PMI rises to 53.9 in January

Manufacturing PMI rises to 53.9 in January

Updated : 03-Feb-2019 09:45   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• The Nikkei India Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI) increased from 53.2 in December 2018 to 53.9 in January 2019.
• This is the 18th consecutive month that the manufacturing PMI remained above the 50-point mark.
• A mark above 50 means expansion, while a mark below 50 denotes contraction.

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Panel to explore prepaid payments by discoms

Panel to explore prepaid payments by discoms

Updated : 03-Feb-2019 09:42   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• The government of India has constituted a panel under the Central Electricity Authority (CEA) on 1 February 2019.
• The panel will look into problems of delayed payments from distribution companies to power generators.
• The committee constitutes Chairmen of distribution companies of Tamil Nadu and Maharashtra, representatives from Union Power Ministry and power associations.

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Madras HC Allows Online Sale of Medicine

Madras HC Allows Online Sale of Medicine

Updated : 01-Feb-2019 14:08   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• The Madras High Court has extended the permission given for the online sale of pharmaceuticals till 20th March, 2019.
• The HC had earlier banned sale of drugs online, pending the framing of regulations by the Centre for such sale.
• The Center had sought more time for framing regulations for the online sale of medicines.

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Hike in Research Fellowship

Hike in Research Fellowship

Updated : 01-Feb-2019 14:08   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Central Government has enhanced the fellowship of Science & Technology Ph.D students and other research personnel w.e.f. January 1, 2019.
• Junior Research Fellows will now receive ₹31,000 per month in the first two years of Ph.D programme instead of ₹25,000.
• Fellowship for Senior Research Fellow in the remaining tenure of Ph.D is increased to ₹35,000 per month from previous ₹28,000.

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MS Pawar is Deputy Chief of Naval Staff

MS Pawar is Deputy Chief of Naval Staff

Updated : 01-Feb-2019 14:04   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Vice Admiral MS Pawar, AVSM, VSM assumed charge as Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff on 30th January, 2019.
• He has an experience of over 25 years in sea on diverse platforms ranging from small ships to aircraft carriers.
• The Admiral is an alumnus of National Defence Academy, Khadakwasla, Pune, and he was commissioned on 1st July, 1982.

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Piyush Goyal Presented with Carnot Prize

Piyush Goyal Presented with Carnot Prize

Updated : 01-Feb-2019 13:35   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Union Minister of Railways & Coal Piyush Goyal was formally presented with fourth annual Carnot Prize at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on 30th January, 2019.
• The prize was presented by Kleinman Center for Energy Policy at the University of Pennsylvania School of Design.
• The Carnot Prize is intended to honour distinguished contributions to energy policy through scholarship or practice.

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SEBI: Relaxed Norms for REITs, InvITs

SEBI: Relaxed Norms for REITs, InvITs

Updated : 01-Feb-2019 13:34   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) proposed a new set of relaxed norms for Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) and Infrastructure Investment Trusts (InvITs) on 30th Jan, 2019.
• This new framework will provide flexibility for fund raising and will boost investments in REITs and InvITs.
• REITs and InvITs are listed entities that invest in income-producing assets like infrastructure.

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Budget session of Parliament Begins

Budget session of Parliament Begins

Updated : 01-Feb-2019 13:32   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• The budget session of Parliament started on 31st January, 2019 with President Ram Nath Kovind’s address to the joint sitting of both the Houses.
• The Budget will be presented on 1st February, 2019.
• The session will conclude on the 13th February, 2019.

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NGMA to organise Night At The Museum

NGMA to organise Night At The Museum

Updated : 31-Jan-2019 09:18   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) New Delhi will organise the first edition of Night at the Museum on 30th January, 2019.
• It will be organised in collaboration with the India Art Fair.
• Works of art of Rabindranath Tagore, Amrita Sher-Gil, Raja Ravi Verma, and Nandalal Bose etc. will be displayed at the gallery.
• An exhibition paying homage to the Dandi March will also be on display.

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India Improves Global Corruption Ranking

India Improves Global Corruption Ranking

Updated : 31-Jan-2019 09:17   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• India improved its ranking by three points to reach 78th rank in the Corruption Perceptions Index (CPI) released by Transparency International.
• China and Pakistan lagged far behind at 87th and 117th rank, respectively.
• According to the index, Denmark is the least corrupt country followed by New Zealand.
• Somalia, Syria and South Sudan are the most corrupt countries in the world.

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Mahatma Gandhi’s 71st death anniversary

Mahatma Gandhi’s 71st death anniversary

Updated : 31-Jan-2019 09:16   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• India is paying homage to Father of the Nation Mahatma Gandhi on his 71st death anniversary on 30th January, 2019.
• He was assassinated by Nathuram Godse on this day in 1948.
• The day is also observed as Martyrs’ Day.

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UP Cabinet Approves Building Ganga Expressway

UP Cabinet Approves Building Ganga Expressway

Updated : 31-Jan-2019 09:15   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• UP State Cabinet approved the construction of a four-lane Ganga Expressway connecting Prayagraj to Western Uttar Pradesh on January 29, 2019.
• At 600 km long, it would be longest expressway in the world after completion. The estimated cost of this project is ₹36,000 crore.
• A new 291 kilometres long Bundelkhand Expressway will also be constructed at a cost of ₹8864 crore.

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India wins Award of Excellence at Travel Show

India wins Award of Excellence at Travel Show

Updated : 31-Jan-2019 09:13   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• India bagged the Award of Excellence for ‘Best in Show’ at New York Times Travel Show 2019.
• The show was held from 25th to 27th January in New York, USA.
• Many India centric activities were held at the show including Indian cultural performances, Indian Culinary Demonstrations, Food tasting, etc.
• Indian was delegation led by Yogendra Tripathi, Secretary, Ministry of Tourism, GoI.

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Alphons inaugurated tourism project in Sikkim

Alphons inaugurated tourism project in Sikkim

Updated : 31-Jan-2019 09:10   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Union Minister for Tourism K.J. Alphons inaugurated first “Development of North East Circuit” project in Gangtok, Sikkim on 30th January 2019.
• This project was sanctioned under Swadesh Darshan Scheme by the Ministry of Tourism in June 2015.
• Swadesh Darshan Scheme is one of the flagship schemes of Ministry of tourism for development of thematic circuits in the country in a planned manner.

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MoU b/w Ministry of Statistics & NCAER

MoU b/w Ministry of Statistics & NCAER

Updated : 31-Jan-2019 09:08   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• The Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation (MoSPI) and National Council of Applied Economic Research (NCAER) signed an MoU on 29th January, 2019.
• The MoU was signed for capacity building, knowledge generation and sharing in the field of Official Statistics.
• The MoU would lead to strengthening of data quality of various statistical products and services generated by the Ministry.

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Nitin Gadkari to Inaugurate Projects in Bihar

Nitin Gadkari to Inaugurate Projects in Bihar

Updated : 31-Jan-2019 09:07   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Union Minister for Road Transport & Highways, Shipping and Water Resources, Nitin Gadkari will inaugurate several road and river projects in Bihar on 30 January, 2019.
• He will inaugurate two national highway projects in Raxaul and four national highway projects at Bagaha in Bihar.
• The minister will also initiate the development of 300 km long river route from Hajipur to Triveni Ghat.

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₹7,214.03 Cr For States Hit By Disasters

₹7,214.03 Cr For States Hit By Disasters

Updated : 31-Jan-2019 09:06   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• A High Level Committee approved Central assistance of ₹7214.03 crore from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF) to 6 States and one UT affected by natural disasters.
• These included Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Karnataka, Maharashtra, and Puducherry.
• The Committee was headed by Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh.

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PM Modi to visit Surat and Dandi in Gujarat

PM Modi to visit Surat and Dandi in Gujarat

Updated : 31-Jan-2019 09:04   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• PM Narendra Modi will lay the Foundation Stone for extension of Terminal building at Surat Airport on 30 January, 2019.
• The terminal is being constructed at a cost of Rs. 354 Crore.
• PM will also interact with the youth at the New India Youth conclave in Surat.
• In Dandi, he will dedicate the National Salt Satyagraha Memorial to the nation on Mahatma Gandhi’s death anniversary.

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Pariksha Pe Charcha 2: New Delhi

Pariksha Pe Charcha 2: New Delhi

Updated : 29-Jan-2019 21:46   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Prime Minister Narendra Modi has asked students to stay focused, manage time well and not to succumb to stress.
• He was interacting with 2000 students, parents and teachers in the 2nd edition of Pariksha Pe Charcha in New Delhi.
• The PM said students should focus on acquiring knowledge to enrich their lives, without worrying about examination results.

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Beating the Retreat ceremony: 29th January

Beating the Retreat ceremony: 29th January

Updated : 29-Jan-2019 21:45   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Beating the Retreat ceremony, marking the culmination of four day long Republic Day celebrations, will be held at the historic Vijay Chowk in New Delhi on 29th January.
• As many as 27 performances at Vijay Chowk will enthrall the spectators with captivating and foot-tapping music of the bands from the Army, the Navy, the Air Force and the State Police and Central Armed Police Force.

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CIAL donated Rs.10 crore to CMDRF

CIAL donated Rs.10 crore to CMDRF

Updated : 29-Jan-2019 21:44   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Cochin International Airport Limited (CIAL) has donated Rs.10 crore to the Chief Minister’s Distress Relief Fund (CMDRF).
• CMDRF is an emergency assistance release mechanism granting immediate relief to families and individuals distressed by calamity, loss of life due to accidents and chronic diseases.

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MHRD grant Rs 50 crores to Madras University

MHRD grant Rs 50 crores to Madras University

Updated : 29-Jan-2019 21:42   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• The University of Madras has received ₹50 crore from the Ministry of Human Resource Development for upgrading its research capabilities.
• A total of 10 universities belonging to category I will get ₹100 crore and 17 universities falling into category II will receive of ₹50 crore.
• University of Madras is one of the oldest educational institutions in India established in the year 1857.

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Viswanathan Anand finishes joint third

Viswanathan Anand finishes joint third

Updated : 29-Jan-2019 21:40   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Five-time world champion Viswanathan Anand played out an exciting draw with Ding Liren of China to move to joint third spot.
• Viswanathan Anand finished with 7.5 points at the Tata Steel Masters chess tournament.
• Anand registered three victories, one defeat and nine draws in the tournament.
• Magnus Carlsen won a super tournament for the seventh time.

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NASA solar probe begins second orbit of Sun

NASA solar probe begins second orbit of Sun

Updated : 29-Jan-2019 21:39   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• NASA’s Parker Solar Probe has begun its second orbit of the Sun and is on track for its closest approach to our star.
• Just 161 days after its launch, the Parker probe completed its first orbit of the Sun on January 19.
• The spacecraft has now begun the second of 24 planned orbits, on track for its second perihelion, or closest approach to the Sun, on April 4.

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Tripura CM inaugurates exhibition centre

Tripura CM inaugurates exhibition centre

Updated : 29-Jan-2019 21:38   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Tripura Chief Minister Biplab Kumar Deb on Monday inaugurated an international indoor exhibition center here, the largest facility of its kind in the Northeastern region.
• Built at a cost of Rs 66.52 crore at Hapania with an area of 10,800 sq metre
• The indoor centre has the capacity to house 170 stalls and accommodate 10,000 visitors.

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‘Kisan Gandhi’ tableau wins first prize.

‘Kisan Gandhi’ tableau wins first prize.

Updated : 29-Jan-2019 21:35   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• The Indian Council of Agricultural Research tableau in the Republic Day Parade has won the first prize for its Kisan Gandhi theme.
• The ICAR tableau with the theme “Mishrit Kheti, Khushiyon Ki Kheti” portrayed Gandhi with goats and a cow and Kasturba engaged with charkha and caring animals.
• The tableau showcased a view from Bapu Kuti at Wardha Ashram.

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India: world’s second largest steel producer

India: world’s second largest steel producer

Updated : 29-Jan-2019 21:32   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• India has replaced Japan as world’s second largest steel producer.
• China is the largest producer of crude steel accounting for more than 51% of production..
• China’s crude steel output jumped 6.6 per cent to 928.3 million tonnes in 2018 from 870.9 MT in 2017.
• “India’s crude steel production in 2018 was at 106.5 MT, up by 4.9 per cent from 101.5 MT in 2017

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First Astro Turf Football Pitch inaugurated

First Astro Turf Football Pitch inaugurated

Updated : 29-Jan-2019 21:31   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Nagaland CM Neiphiu Rio inaugurates state’s first Astro Turf Football Pitch at Indira Gandhi Stadium in Kohima on the occasion of 100th Birth Anniversary of the legendary footballer, Dr. T. Ao
• The project was conceived in the year 2013-14 with total cost of 498 lakh rupees.
• The Astro turf has been installed following specifications of FIFA.
• The size of the play field is 105×66 meters.

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SAG awards 2019

SAG awards 2019

Updated : 29-Jan-2019 21:30   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Black Panther has won the top film award in at the 25th Screen Actors Guild Awards in Los Angeles.
• The best actor awards for film went to Glenn Close for The Wife and Rami Malek for his performance as Queen frontman Freddie Mercury in Bohemian Rhapsody.
• Emily Blunt won the award for best female actor in a supporting role in the horror film, A Quiet Place.

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Four highway projects launched in Rajasthan.

Four highway projects launched in Rajasthan.

Updated : 29-Jan-2019 21:28   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari inaugurated and laid the foundation stone of four National Highway projects in Rajasthan.
• The project worth over 3 thousand 237 Cr. rupees.
• The Project include three projects in Bikaner and one in Nagaur District.

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Tornado hits Cuba

Tornado hits Cuba

Updated : 29-Jan-2019 21:27   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• A huge tornado hit the Cuban capital, Havana, had left four people dead and 195 injured.
• It is the strongest tornado to hit Cuba in nearly 80 years.
• Miguel Angel Hernandez of the Cuban Center for Meteorology said the tornado was a Category F3, with winds between 155 and 199 miles per hour, produced when a cold front hit Cuba’s northern coast.
• Cuban President Miguel Diaz-Canel.

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Syria and Iran sign economic cooperation deal

Syria and Iran sign economic cooperation deal

Updated : 29-Jan-2019 21:26   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Syria and Iran signed 11 agreements and MOU including a “long-term strategic economic cooperation”
• The agreements covered a range of fields including economy, culture, education, infrastructure, investment and housing.
• The deal is signed by Syrian PM Imad Khamais and Iranian Vice-President Eshaq Jahangiri.

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US imposes sanctions on Venezuela

US imposes sanctions on Venezuela

Updated : 29-Jan-2019 21:08   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• In USA, the Trump administration imposed sanctions on Venezuela’s state-owned oil company, PDVSA.
• PDVSA is OPEC nation Venezuela’s largest source of revenue and owns US refining arm Citgo Petroleum, Venezuela’s most important foreign asset.
• Nicolas madurothe is the 46th President of Venezuela since 2013.

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Ambati Rayudu banned from bowling by ICC

Ambati Rayudu banned from bowling by ICC

Updated : 29-Jan-2019 21:04   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• India’s Ambati Rayudu has been banned from bowling in international cricket because of a suspect action.
• The suspension was done in “accordance with clause 4.2 of the ICC regulations” which deals with the legality of bowling actions.
• He is a right-handed middle-order batsman, who occasionally keeps the wicket, and a right-arm off break bowler.

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Suman Kumari Pak 1st Hindu woman judge

Suman Kumari Pak 1st Hindu woman judge

Updated : 29-Jan-2019 21:03   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Suman Kumari has become the first Hindu woman in Pakistan to be appointed as a civil judge.
• She hails from Qambar-Shahdadkot, will serve in her native district.
• The first judge from the Hindu community was Justice Rana Bhagwandas, who served as the acting chief justice for brief periods between 2005 and 2007.

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1st Geographical Indication Store in Goa

1st Geographical Indication Store in Goa

Updated : 29-Jan-2019 20:47   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Union Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu inaugurates India’s 1st Geographical Indication (GI) Store at Goa International Airport in Dabolim.
• It is located on the 1st floor on Departure Terminal and set up by Airports Authority of India and The Cashew Export Promotional Council of India.
• The products from the self-help groups, artisans and farmers’ produce will be also displayed.

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George Fernandes passed away at 88.

George Fernandes passed away at 88.

Updated : 29-Jan-2019 20:34   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Former Defence Minister George Fernandes passed away at the age of 88.
• He was suffering from Alzheimer’s disease
• He had served as defence minister, under then PM Atal Bihari Vajpayee between 1998 to 2004.
• He oversaw the Pokhran nuclear tests of 1998 and the Kargil war and the Kargil war in 1999.
• He was a key member of the Janata Dal and later founded the Samata Party in 1994.

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Operation Olympics commences in Kerala

Operation Olympics commences in Kerala

Updated : 27-Jan-2019 10:42   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• ‘Operation Olympics’, an expert programme to train athletes in 11 disciplines was launched in Kerala on 25 January 2019.
• The objective of ‘Operation Olympics’ is to provide international standard training with the help of eminent trainers from both India and abroad.
• The programme includes athletics, boxing, cycling, swimming, shooting, wrestling, badminton, fencing, rowing and archery.

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Greece ratify Macedonia name change deal

Greece ratify Macedonia name change deal

Updated : 27-Jan-2019 10:40   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• On 25 January 2019, Greek MPs have ratified a landmark accord allowing Macedonia to change its name.
• Under the deal, Macedonia changes its name to North Macedonia.
• Greece will also allow North Macedonia to join the NATO and eventually the European Union.
• Greece’s capital is Athens and its currency is Euro.

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Army Chief awarded Param Vishisht Seva Medal

Army Chief awarded Param Vishisht Seva Medal

Updated : 27-Jan-2019 10:40   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• On 25 January 2019, Indian Army chief General Bipin Rawat was conferred with the Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM).
• Fifteen lieutenant generals and three major generals have also been awarded the Param Vishisht Seva Medal (PVSM).
• Param Vishisht Seva Medal is the highest military medal awarded in recognition of peace-time services not relating to gallantry.

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Dev authority for Anandpur Sahib to be set up

Dev authority for Anandpur Sahib to be set up

Updated : 26-Jan-2019 10:04   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• Punjab government announced that a development authority for Anandpur Sahib will be set up in the wake of the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev in November 2019.
• The development authority would be formed to plan and execute the development plans in a systematic and planned manner.
• The authority would be established on the pattern of Dera Baba Nanak Development Authority.

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Short film from India gets Oscars nomination

Short film from India gets Oscars nomination

Updated : 24-Jan-2019 16:37   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• An Indian short film titled ‘Period. End of Sentence’ has earned a nomination in the Documentary Short Subject category for the 91st Academy Awards.
• The short film was directed by Rayka Zehtabchi.
• Other documentary short films that were nominated are ‘Black Sheep’, ‘End Game’, ‘Lifeboat’, and ‘A Night at the Garden’.

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Odisha hiked social security pension

Odisha hiked social security pension

Updated : 21-Jan-2019 20:42   हिंदी में पढ़ें

• On 19 January 2019, the Odisha government announced a hike of Rs 200 per month in the social security pension under ‘Madhu Babu Pension Yojana’.
• About 48 lakh elderly, widows and destitute women will be benefited from the scheme.
• The pension holders will get a revised pension of Rs 500 per month against Rs 300 while people aged over 80 years will get Rs 700 per month instead of Rs 500.

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