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Nutritional support to TB patients under NPY scheme

New Delhi, Jan 5 (UNI) Ministry of Health and Family Welfare has launched the Direct Benefit Transfer scheme for nutritional support to tuberculosis patients as 'Nikshay Poshan Yojana' (NPY) from April 1, 2018.
As on January 1, 2019, out of 20.94 lakhs eligible beneficiaries, 8.78 lakh (42 per cent) beneficiaries have received the benefit under the scheme, official sources here said.
The Ministry has provided detailed guidance to the state, Union Territories on how DBT is to be operationalised. State, union territories have been given different payment options as per their convenience for either making payment directly through Public Financial Management System (PFMS) or through the Nikshay PFMS interface.
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SC tells UP govt to stop dragging its feet in Lakhimpur violence case

SC tells UP govt to stop dragging its feet in Lakhimpur violence case

20 Oct 2021 | 2:32 PM

New Delhi, Oct 20 (UNI) The Supreme Court on Wednesday told the Uttar Pradesh government to stop dragging its feet in the probe into the Lakhimpur Kheri violence case even as the state authorities sought time to furnish more details on record in the matter.

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Delhi Govt to compensate farmers with Rs 50K per hectare of crop damaged due to untimely rains

Delhi Govt to compensate farmers with Rs 50K per hectare of crop damaged due to untimely rains

20 Oct 2021 | 2:31 PM

New Delhi, Oct 20 (UNI) Delhi government has decided to compensate all the farmers whose crops were destroyed in the unseasonal rains the national capital received this year.

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Sri Lankan ministers, Buddhist monks, among representatives from 12 countries to attend Kushinagar airport inauguration

Sri Lankan ministers, Buddhist monks, among representatives from 12 countries to attend Kushinagar airport inauguration

20 Oct 2021 | 2:28 PM

Kushinagar, Oct 20 (UNI) Diplomats and senior Buddhist representatives from 12 countries, including a delegation from Sri Lanka, comprising 100 Buddhist monks, and headed by Namal Rajapaksa, Minister of Youth and Sports, attended the inauguration of Kushinagar International Airport today, during which Prime Minister Narendra Modi said the opening of the airport is a tribute to the devotion of Buddhist society around the world.

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Despite commitment, 15 countries plan to up fossil fuels production by 200 per cent: UN Report

20 Oct 2021 | 2:18 PM

New Delhi, Oct 20 (UNI) The latest report by UN Environment Programme outlines a serious threat to the climate by the countries which are not just avoidable but also pose an increased threat of global warming, it was reported here on Wednesday.

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PM & various other leaders extend wishes on Valmiki Jayanti

PM & various other leaders extend wishes on Valmiki Jayanti

20 Oct 2021 | 2:04 PM

New Delhi, Oct 20 (UNI) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and various other leaders greeted the people on the occasion of Maharishi Valmiki Jayanti on Wednesday.

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