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Daily Current Affairs 10th January 2018 For All Government Examinations

Daily Current Affairs 10th January 2018 For All Government Examinations
Daily Current Affairs 10th January 2018 For All Government Examinations

Daily Current Affairs 10th January 2018 For All Government Examinations

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PM to launch projects worth Rs 2980 crore in Agra

The Prime Minister Modi dedicated to the nation, Gangajal project, which will provide Agra with better and more assured water supply, at an estimated cost of Rs.2880 crores.

Gangajal project aims to bring 140 cusecs of Ganga water to Agra. This will help meet the drinking water demands in the city.

Upgradation of SN Medical College in Agra will be done at a project cost of Rs 200 crore, which also includes creation of 100 bed maternity wing in the Women's hospital.

This will help provide better health and maternity care for the weaker sections of the society. Integrated Command and Control Centre for Agra Smart City will be created at a project cost of Rs 285 crore.

Prime Minister laid the foundation stone of sewerage network project for the western part of Agra. under AMRUT scheme. The project will lead to improved sanitation facility in over 50000 houses........Read More

GST Council’s 32nd Meeting Held In New Delhi Under The Chairmanship Of The Union Minister Of Finance & Corporate Affairs, Arun Jaitley

The GST Council in its 32nd Meeting held under the Chairmanship of the Union Minister of Finance Corporate Affairs, Shri Arun Jaitley in New Delhi took the following major decisions to give relief to MSME (including Small Traders) among others -

1. Increase in Turnover Limit for the existing Composition Scheme: The limit of Annual Turnover in the preceding Financial Year for availing Composition Scheme for Goods shall be increased to Rs 1.5 crore. Special category States would decide, within one week, about the Composition Limit in their respective States.

1.1 Compliance Simplification: The compliance under Composition Scheme shall be simplified as now they would need to file one Annual Return but Payment of Taxes would remain Quarterly (along with a simple declaration).

2. Higher Exemption Threshold Limit for Supplier of Goods: There would be two Threshold Limits for exemption from Registration and Payment of GST for the suppliers of Goods i.e. Rs 40 lakhs and Rs 20 lakhs. States would have an option to decide about one of the limits within a weeks’ time. The Threshold for Registration for Service Providers would continue to be Rs 20 lakhs and in case of Special Category States at Rs 10 lakhs.

3. Composition Scheme for Services: A Composition Scheme shall be made available for Suppliers of Services (or Mixed Suppliers) with a Tax Rate of 6% (3% CGST +3% SGST) having an Annual Turnover in the preceding Financial Year up to Rs 50 lakhs.

3.1 The said Scheme Shall be applicable to both Service Providers as well as Suppliers of Goods and Services, who are not eligible for the presently available Composition Scheme for Goods............Read More

Women and Child Development Ministry launches “Web- Wonder Women” Campaign

The Ministry of Women and Child Development, Government of India, has launched an online campaign, ‘#www : Web- WonderWomen’.

The Campaign aims to discover and celebrate the exceptional achievements of women, who have been driving positive agenda of social change via social media.

The Campaign invites entries from across the world till 31st of this month. Indian-origin women, working or settled anywhere in the world, are eligible for nomination.

The shortlisted entries will be open for public voting on Twitter and the finalists will be selected by a specialized panel of judges.

At the launch, Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi, Union Minister for Women and Child Development, said, “Indian women have always been enterprising and have created a positive impact on society with their hard-work, experience and knowledge.......Read More

First Swadesh Darshan project inaugurated in Meghalaya

The Chief Minister of Meghalaya, Conrad K Sangma, inaugurated the project “Development of North East Circuit: Umiam (Lake View) - U Lum Sohpetbneng- Mawdiangdiang - Orchid Lake Resort” implemented under Swadesh Darshan Scheme of Ministry of Tourism, Government of India.

 This is the first Swadesh Darshan project of Union Tourism Ministry in the state of Meghalaya.

The project “Development of North East Circuit: Umiam (Lake View) - U Lum Sohpetbneng Mawdiangdiang - Orchid Lake Resort” was sanctioned by the Ministry of Tourism in July 2016 for Rs. 99.13 Crores.

Under this project the Ministry has developed facilities like Traditional Healing Centre, Tribal Rejuvenation Centre, Tourist Information Centre, Multipurpose Hall, Log Huts, Cafeteria, Sound and Light show, Souvenir Shops, Water Sports Zone, Zip Line, Canopy Walk, Trekking Routes, Cycling Track, Last Mile Connectivity, Caravan Parking, Public Toilets, and Solid Waste Management......Read More

‘National Consultation on Child Protection’ held in the National Capital

The First ‘National Consultation on Child Protection’ for this year was held on 8th January at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi under the Chairmanship of the Secretary, Ministry of Women and Child Development.

The meeting was attended by the representatives of 33 States/UTs, Senior Officers from Women and Child Development Department or Social Welfare Department of the State and senior nodal Police officer (for Women and Children) from the States/UTs........Read More

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