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Centre releases Rs. 17,000 crore of GST compensation to States/UTs

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, NOV 25, 2022 The Central Government on Friday released an amount of Rs. 17,000 crore to States/UTs on 24.11.2022 towards the balance GST compensation for the period April to June, 2022 (State-wise details as per Table below). The total amount of compensation released to the States/UTs so far, including the aforesaid amount, during the year 2022-23 ...

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New skills needed to support domestic tourism: Union Minister Rajeev Chandrasekhar

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, NOV 8, 2022 Union Minister of State for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Electronics & IT, Rajeev Chandrasekhar on Tuesday said, there has been significant changes in the domestic tourism circuit which is pivoting more towards wellness, healthcare and other activities like adventure or sports and thereby triggering a demand for diverse skills and opportunities while ...

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13 private agencies get central accreditation for mining exploration

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, NOV 8 The Centre has given accreditation to 13 private agencies for engaging in mineral exploration. With this, there are now a total of 22 private agencies which are engaged in mineral exploration. With the amendment of Mines & Minerals (Development & Regulation) MMDR Act in 2021, private agencies can also participate in exploration for the ...

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Skills are passport to prosperity and opportunities: MoS Rajeev Chandrasekhar to students, entrepreneurs in J&K

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, NOV 7, 2022 “Skills are passport to prosperity and opportunities. Along with education, it is necessary to possess a future-relevant skill so that it would be easier to remain competitive in the job market or entrepreneurship fields,” said Union Minister for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship and Electronics and IT, Rajeev Chandrasekhar, while addressing students and staff ...

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Mines Ministry Invites nominations for National Geoscience Awards -2022

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, NOV 7, 2022 The Union Mines Ministry has invited nominations for the National Geoscience Awards-2022 for contributions in the field of fundamental/applied geosciences, mining, and allied areas. The awards, instituted in 1966 and given annually, are an initiative of the Ministry to encourage geoscientists for striving toward excellence. The National Geoscience Awards are of three categories: ...

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District Mineral Foundation constituted in 622 districts so far

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, NOV 7, 2022 District Mineral Foundation (DMF) has been constituted in 622 Districts spread across 23 States of India, the latest figures of Union Mines Ministry said. The concept of DMF was introduced through amendment in Mines & Minerals (Development & Regulation) MMDR Act, 1957. The amended Act inter–alia introduced Section 9B which provides for establishment ...

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National Cancer Awareness Day observed today

TBB BUREAU BHUBANESWAR, NOV 7, 2022 National Cancer Awareness Day is observed on November 7 in India. Every year, this day is observed to draw attention to the importance of the condition and to raise awareness about its early detection, treatment, and diagnosis. According to the World Health Organization, cancer is one of the leading causes of death worldwide. Every ...

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Most Common Cancers in India

Even in the current era of advanced medical science, cancer is believed to be one of the most feared diseases throughout the world. While the USA and China are currently dealing with a maximum number of cancer cases, India is third. Approximately 1.1 million cancer cases are found in Indian healthcare every year. According to the National Cancer Registry Programme ...

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World today is looking at India with great confidence: Minister Piyush Goyal

TBB BUREAU NEW DELHI, OCT 20, 2022 Union Minister for Commerce and Industry, Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution and Textiles, Piyush Goyal on Thursday said that the world today is looking at India with great confidence. This trust has developed after 8 years of painstakingly building up India’s story. Structural reforms have been the core agenda of the government, ...

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