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MP Govt to launch a Yojana to provide subsidised food to the poor

Apr 7, 2017
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The Maharashtra government is going to introduce a scheme aimed at offering food to the poor in urban areas at a highly subsidised rate.

Madhya Pradesh annual Budget 2017-18 presented

Mar 2, 2017
Important for Exam: 1 people agreed

The 7th Pay Commission benefits will be provided to government employees from 1 January, 2016 and cash benefits will be paid from July 2017 salary.

Narmada Seva Yatra launched in Madhya Pradesh

Dec 12, 2016
Important for Exam: 21 people agreed

The Narmada is a Sanskrit word that means the Giver of Pleasure. During British Raj, the River was called as the Nerbudda or Narbada.

PM Narendra Modi inaugurates Shaurya Smarak in Bhopal

Oct 15, 2016
Important for Exam: 11 people agreed

The Shourya Smarak is spread over an area of 12.67 acre land. It narrates the story of bravery of the nation's valiant soldiers, who have laid down their lives fighting enemies on the borders.

Madhya Pradesh becomes first state to approve setting up of Happiness Department

Jul 16, 2016
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The department will work as knowledge resource centre on the subject of happiness. At present, Bhutan is the only country to have Happiness Index to measure happiness of its people.

MP Cabinet approved Madhya Pradesh Tax on Entry of Goods in Local Areas Amendment Bill, 2016

Jul 6, 2016
Important for Exam: 3 people agreed

The Bill seeks to levy 6 percent entry tax on goods brought to local areas for consumption after purchase under e-commerce as online purchases leads to loss in the state exchequer.

BHEL commissioned 600 MW thermal power plant in Madhya Pradesh

May 4, 2016
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

The unit was commissioned at the 1x600 MW Jhabua Thermal Power Project (TPP) located in Seoni district in Madhya Pradesh.

Madhya Pradesh High Court terms reservation in promotions in the State as unconstitutional

May 2, 2016
Important for Exam: 17 people agreed

The division bench said that reservation to underprivileged during appointments is logical but reservation in promotions frustrates talented people.

Union Power Minister Piyush Goyal launched UJALA Scheme in Madhya Pradesh

Apr 30, 2016
Important for Exam: 25 people agreed

The scheme is being implemented by Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL), a joint venture of PSUs under the Union Ministry of Power.

Madhya Pradesh, ICMR and Sun Pharma joined hands for research in preventive health

Apr 26, 2016
Important for Exam: 4 people agreed

The collaboration, which is India’s first public-private-partnership for research and innovation, will prove to be a milestone in the government’s strategy to address the issue of Malaria in the country.

India, WB signed USD 35 Million loan agreement for MP Citizen Access to Responsive Services Project

Mar 18, 2016
Important for Exam: 7 people agreed

The objective of the project is to improve access and quality of public services in Madhya Pradesh through implementation of the 2010 Public Service Delivery Guarantee Act.

Widow Marriage included under Mukhyamantri Kanya Vivah Yojana in Madhya Pradesh

Mar 9, 2016
Important for Exam: 14 people agreed

He also announced that to prevent violence against women, state government will open Usha Kiran Centres in every district of the state.

India signed MoU with World Bank for Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Quality Improvement Project

Mar 2, 2016
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

The project was designed as a result based financing programme in which the funds will be released based on the achievement of specific results or disbursement linked indicators (DLIs).

Madhya Pradesh State Budget 2016-17 presented

Feb 27, 2016
Important for Exam: 22 people agreed

To eliminate untouchability in the state, monetary incentive under inter-caste marriage promotion scheme was increased by four times.

1st Mega Food Park in Madhya Pradesh inaugurated at Panwa

Feb 14, 2016
Important for Exam: 13 people agreed

It was set up by M/s Indus mega Food Part Pvt. Ltd at an estimated cost of 127.70 crore rupees in an area of 53.78 acres.

World Bank approved $35 million to improve citizen access to public services in Madhya Pradesh

Feb 2, 2016
Important for Exam: 10 people agreed

The World Bank’s concessionary lending arm, the International Development Association (IDA) will lend the amount with a maturity of 25 years, including a 5 year grace period.

Madhya Pradesh to impose ban on polythene from January 2017

Jan 29, 2016
Important for Exam: 16 people agreed

The Chief Minister’s decision came after his review of the activities of Urban Development and Environment and Housing Department in capital Bhopal on 27 January 2016.

Madhya Pradesh Government signed four MoUs with Singapore

Jan 15, 2016
Important for Exam: 18 people agreed

Madhya Pradesh (MP) Government signed four MOUs with Singapore to collaborate in urban planning, skill development, clean energy and food processing.

MP Government proposed 1656 crore rupees AMRUT Action Plan

Nov 6, 2015
Important for Exam: 6 people agreed

Out of the proposed investment of 1656 crore rupees, the Union Government will invest 672 crore rupees while the state government will contribute 756 crore rupees.

Madhya Pradesh Government declared 33 percent quota for women in government jobs

Oct 29, 2015
Important for Exam: 20 people agreed

In addition, the state Cabinet also gave its nod to a proposal providing compensation to farmers wherein they have to repay 90 thousand rupees on a loan of one lakh rupees.

Madhya Pradesh Government launched M-Shiksha-Mitra mobile app for teachers

Sep 18, 2015
Important for Exam: 29 people agreed

Teachers can use Shiksha-Mitra mobile app to browse salary slip, funds sent to school under various heads, scholarships, different circulars and GPF statement easily.

Swachhata Sangraam Abhiyaan in Indore to make it open defecation-free

Sep 2, 2015
Important for Exam: 23 people agreed

The first three village panchayats to eradicate open defecation would be awarded the Ahilya Gram Puraskar and would be given cash prize of 20 lakh rupees, 15 lakh rupees, and 5 lakh rupees respectively.

Prime Minister inaugurated two units of Shree Singaji Thermal Power Project in Khandwa, MP

Mar 7, 2015
Important for Exam: 62 people agreed

Two units each of 600 MW in first phase of Shree Singaji Thermal Power Project were inaugurated at Dongliya village in Khandwa district of Madhya Pradesh.

Madhya Pradesh Budget 2015-16: Highlights

Feb 26, 2015
Important for Exam: 122 people agreed

State Budget of 2015-16 is inspired by the aim to realise 'Make in Madhya Pradesh' by increasing employment opportunities for youth of the state and by increasing production capacities.

Madhya Pradesh government increased 4% VAT on petrol & diesel

Dec 17, 2014
Important for Exam: 30 people agreed

Madhya Pradesh government increased Value Added Tax (VAT) on petrol and diesel by 4 percent.

MP to host Global Investors Summit to attract foreign investment

Sep 25, 2014
Important for Exam: 56 people agreed

Government of MP will host Global Investors Summit 2014 in October at Indore.

Union Health Ministry nod to set Regional Institute of Paramedical Sciences in AIIMS Bhopal

Jun 19, 2014
Important for Exam: 68 people agreed

Union Health Ministry gave consent for setting up of the Regional Institute of Paramedical Sciences in AIIMS Bhopal.

MP Government approved Narmada-Malwa-Gambhir Link Project

Jun 18, 2014
Important for Exam: 76 people agreed

MP government approved the Narmada-Malwa-Gambhir Link Project (NMLP) and sanctioned 2143 crore rupees for the project.

Madhya Pradesh Government donated one crore rupees for restoration of Gandhi’s Tolstoy Farm

Jun 12, 2014
Important for Exam: 45 people agreed

MP government decided to donate 1 crore rupees for restoration of Mahatma Gandhi’s Tolstoy Farm. Gandhi started his first Satyagraha from the farm.

National Food Security Act came into force in Madhya Pradesh

Mar 1, 2014
Important for Exam: 148 people agreed

National Food Security Act came into force in Madhya Pradesh and will cover overall 75 percent total population of the state.

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