PM to launch 3 mega schemes today for transforming urban India; 7 other news events of the day
PM to launch 3 mega schemes today for transforming urban India
New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi is all set to launch three mega flagship schemes today aimed at transforming urban India, including the much talked about Smart Cities proposal, with a whopping Rs 4 lakh crore kitty having been lined up for the projects.
Modi will release implementation guidelines for three projects -- 100 Smart Cities, the Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) for 500 cities and Housing-For-All by 2022 in urban areas.
President on a two day visit to Maharashtra from today
Mumbai: President Pranab Mukherjee will be on a two-day tour of Maharashtra beginning today. The President will inaugurate the golden jubilee celebrations of Bharati Vidyapeeth at Pune tomorrow, an official release said.
Sushma Swaraj to attend an international donors' conclave today
Kathmandu: Sushma Swaraj to attend an international donors' conclave where she is likely to announce a major financial package by India for reconstruction of the quake-hit Nepal. At least 35 countries are expected to attend the conference to be held in Kathmandu today.
Sushma Swaraj to meet Chinese counterpart Wang Yi in Nepal today
Kathmandu: External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj is likely to meet her Chinese counterpart Wang Yi here today, a day after India voiced concern over Beijing's move to block action against Pakistan in the UN over release of LeT commander Zaki-ur-Rehman Lakhvi.
BJP to bring chargesheet against HP govt today
Shimla: BJP has decided to submit a chargesheet listing the acts of "omission and commission" of the Virbhadra Singh government to President today, when the state government completes its two-and-half-years in office.
Kejriwal Government to present its first budget today
New Delhi: Deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia will present the first full budget of AAP government.
Former Punjab CM Capt Amrinder Singh has called his supporter MLA's for lunch at 1PM today
Chandigarh: Congress deputy leader in the Loksabha and former Punjab CM Capt Amrinder Singh has called his supporter MLA's for lunch at 1PM today to discuss his future course amidst speculation of quitting Congress and likely to form a new party. Capt. Amrinder would also likely announce his Punjab tour parallel to PCC president Partap singh Bajwa.
Mudra Bank panel to meet in Delhi today for second time
Mumbai: The government panel entrusted with the task of setting up the Micro Units Development and Refinance Agency (Mudra Bank) will hold its second meeting in the capital today.