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Krushi Bhagya scheme extended to Horticulture Dept

Bengaluru, Sep 4 (UNI) The Karnataka Cabinet today decided toextend its 'Krushi Bhagya' scheme to Horticulture Department andapproved to set aside Rs 200 Crore this year for implementation onthe lines of Agriculture Department. Under the scheme, 90 per cent subsidy will be provided to farmersbelonging to SC/ST who grow Fruits, vegetables under Poly Houses. 50per cent financial assistance will be given to farmers belonging toother community, Minister for Law and Parliamentary Affairs T BJayachandra said. Briefing newsmen after the Cabinet meeting here, Mr Jayachandra said that the Krushi Bhagya Scheme will be implemented in 128 Taluks of25 districts in the State as announced in the Budget. He said that the Cabinet has approved extension of the scheme under whichagriculture machineries will be given on low rent for the benefit offarmers. Already the scheme is implemented in 500 hoblies and itwill be extended to remaining 250 hoblies in the State on PublicPrivate Participation Basis. Private firms with annual turnover ofabove Rs 10 lakh will be provided Rs 2.5 lakh subsidy and forthose below Rs 10 lakh turnover, in addition, tosubsidy assistance to purchase agriculture equipment. Rs 122 Crorewas earmarked for this purpose.UNI MSP CS 1635
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Candle light vigil held in Meghalaya condemning Pulwama attack

15 Feb 2019 | 11:51 PM

Shillong, Feb 15 (UNI) Members of the Rotary Club of Shillong along with CRPF jawans and public on Friday held a candle light march here in Meghalaya condemning the terror attack in Pulwama area in Jammu and Kashmir.

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Trains cancelled, diverted due to work of automatic signalling

15 Feb 2019 | 11:48 PM

Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 15 (UNI) Railway has made changes in the pattern of a few train services due to engineering works for commissioning the Automatic Signalling in Bangalore Cantonment – Whitefield section of Bengaluru Division of South Western Railway.

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CGST target of Rs 18000 crore may be overachieved for West Bengal for FY 19:Official

15 Feb 2019 | 11:31 PM

Kolkata, Feb 15(UNI) The GST revenue target of Rs 18,000 crore for assessees allotted to Central government in West Bengal may be over achieved for the current financial year, a senior official of CGST &CX (South) said here today.

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First public meet of Congress-NCP-PRP in Nanded on Feb 20

15 Feb 2019 | 11:27 PM

Nanded, Feb 15 (UNI) In the run-up to upcoming general election, the first public meet of the Congress party, NCP and People's Republican Party (PRP) will be held here on February 20.

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Congress takes out Shanti March after Pulwama attack

15 Feb 2019 | 11:26 PM

Shimla, Feb 15 (UNI) Himachal Pradesh Congress state unit on Friday took out a Peace procession on the Mall Road upto Mahatama Gandhi Statute at the Ridge in the wake of the heinous terrorist attack on a CRPF convoy at Pulwama yesterday, which resulted in heavy casualties.

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