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  • Indo-Japan climate action ready to be rolled out in 10 states

    Indo-Japan climate action ready to be rolled out in 10 states

    The initiative will support nationally determined contributions (NDCs) to achieve net-zero emissions and ensure climate-resilient development.

    August 11, 2022
  • Centre conspiring to financially weaken states: Telangana CM

    Centre conspiring to financially weaken states: Telangana CM

    Addressing Telangana formation day celebrations, he said the Centre has usurped lakhs of crores from the due share of the states. KCR, as the chief minister is popularly known, alleged that the Centre is imposing various kinds of sanctions arbitrarily, undermining the economic freedom of the states.

    June 2, 2022
  • Centre releases entire GST compensation due to states

    Centre releases entire GST compensation due to states

    The decision has been taken despite the fact that only about Rs.25,000 crore is available in the GST Compensation Fund. The balance is being released by the Centre from its own resources pending collection of cess.

    May 31, 2022
  • Centre releases entire GST compensation Due to states

    Centre releases entire GST compensation Due to states

    This decision was taken to assist the states in managing their resources and ensuring that their programmes, especially the expenditure on capital, are carried out successfully during the financial year.

    May 31, 2022
  • A call to serve

    A call to serve

    By the middle of the last decade, acute crisis of officers in various departments of the Union government appeared particularly in the grade of Directors. The same crisis appeared in the corresponding grades of the All-India Services. States became reluctant to spare their officers for Central deputation. Similarly, Central government departments also hesitated in sparing officers of the organized services for manning deputation posts of the Centre

    March 4, 2022
  • Amit Shah approves assistance of Rs 1682 cr for five flood struck states

    Amit Shah approves assistance of Rs 1682 cr for five flood struck states

    The break-up of the assistance will be as follows: Andhra Pradesh Rs 351.43 crore; Himachal Pradesh Rs 112.19 crore; Karnataka Rs 492.39 crore; Maharashtra Rs 355.39 crore; Tamil Nadu Rs 352.85 crore; and Puducherry Rs 17.86 crore.

    March 3, 2022
  • CSE analysis shows pollution bouncing back in West Bengal, Bihar and Odisha

    CSE analysis shows pollution bouncing back in West Bengal, Bihar and Odisha

    The winter smog that engulfs North India during early November begins to extend eastwards during late December and early January. Bihar, West Bengal and Odisha are affected mostly during this time when winter inversion and the cool and calm conditions trap the local pollution that is already high.

    January 11, 2022
  • Centre told states to get ready for third wave of Covid-19

    Centre told states to get ready for third wave of Covid-19

    While asking states to ‘prepare’ themselves for a high surge in Covid-19 cases, Centre told them to re-invigorate their Covid-19 warrior teams to work at the ground level and strengthen monitoring and containment mechanisms.

    January 2, 2022
  • Odisha seeks special dispensation from centre to catch up with frontline States

    Odisha seeks special dispensation from centre to catch up with frontline States

    Earlier NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar had lauded the State government by stating that “Odisha’s per capita income has grown substantially from 2011 to 2020 with the State’s growth rate being higher than the national average”.

    December 15, 2021
  • Victory for BJP in 4 states; hung Assembly in Punjab with AAP in lead

    Victory for BJP in 4 states; hung Assembly in Punjab with AAP in lead

    The tracker suggests that Punjab is heading towards a hung Assembly with no party being able to cross the majority mark. The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) remains in the leading position, followed by the incumbent Congress.

    December 11, 2021
  • Bihar, UP among seven states to be administered ZyCoV-D vaccine first

    Bihar, UP among seven states to be administered ZyCoV-D vaccine first

    A total of seven States - Bihar, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Punjab, Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh & West Bengal - have been identified by the Union Health Ministry where ZyCoV-D vaccine will be used initially. The health ministry has directed these states to identify districts with high number of first dose left out for introduction of the vaccine.

    December 2, 2021
  • Anger diffuses at local level rising against states, Centre

    Anger diffuses at local level rising against states, Centre

    The highest amount of anger against the Centre is in the UT of Jammu and Kashmir, and the states of Kerala and Punjab. The least anger against the state government is seen in the states of Kerala, West Bengal, and Tamil Nadu. All had recently elected new governments.

    October 18, 2021
  • Tighten security in smaller cities in festive season, Centre tells states

    Tighten security in smaller cities in festive season, Centre tells states

    The sources said the local police should initiate the identification drive of those who have recently shifted in the locality and keep an eye on the movements of local criminals, gangsters, and extremist elements who could extend help or support these terrorists or overground workers.

    October 15, 2021
  • Don’t sell unallocated power: Centre warns states

    Don’t sell unallocated power: Centre warns states

    In case any state is found that they are not serving their consumers and selling power in the power exchanges at higher rate, the unallocated power of such states shall be withdrawn and allocated to other needy states, the statement added.

    October 12, 2021
  • Revenue Deficit Grant of Rs 9,871 Cr released to 17 states

    Revenue Deficit Grant of Rs 9,871 Cr released to 17 states

    The States recommended for the PDRD Grant by the Fifteenth Finance Commission are: Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Punjab, Rajasthan, Sikkim, Tamil Nadu, Tripura, Uttarakhand and West Bengal.

    October 11, 2021
  • Centre-states may discuss early inclusion of natural gas into GST fold

    Centre-states may discuss early inclusion of natural gas into GST fold

    Sources said Council could consider a three-layered GST structure for gas where residential piped natural gas (PNG) is taxed at a lower rate of 5 per cent, commercial piped natural gas could be taxed at a median rate of 18 per cent

    September 8, 2021
  • Entitlement Awareness Week for MGNREGA workers conducted by states and Union Territories

    Entitlement Awareness Week for MGNREGA workers conducted by states and Union Territories

    The MGNREGA was enacted in 2005 to guarantee at least 100 days of employment per year to every rural household whose adult members volunteer to do manual unskilled work.

    September 3, 2021