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Scheme for Street Vendors -PM SVANidhi scheme
A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs and Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), , in order to engage SIDBI as the Implementation Agency for PM Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) – a Special Micro-Credit Facility for Street Vendors.
Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs: Hardeep Singh Puri.
TULIP: The Urban Learning Internship Program
- Aim: The program aims to provide internship opportunities to 25,000 fresh graduates in all Urban Local Bodies (ULBs) and Smart Cities across the country.
- Concept: TULIP has been conceived pursuant to the Budget 2020-21 announcement under the theme ‘Aspirational India’ which laid emphasis on changing the approach of education from ‘doing by learning,’ to ‘learning by doing’.
- Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs: Hardeep Singh Puri.
- Union Minister for Human Resource Development: Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’.
- Chairman of All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE): Anil D. Sahasrabudhe.
PM to launch Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan to boost rural employment
- Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch ‘Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan’ to boost livelihood opportunities in rural India amid Covid-19 crisis.
- The Prime Minister will flag off the Abhiyan from village Telihar in Bihar’s Khagaria district via video-conferencing. “The Government of India has decided to launch a massive rural public works scheme ‘Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyaan’ to empower and provide livelihood opportunities to the returnee migrant workers and rural citizens,” the Prime Minister’s office had said.
Housing Ministry, SIDBI sign MoU for special micro-credit facility for street vendors
The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) and Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI), signed an MoU to engage SIDBI as the implementation agency for the PM Street Vendor’s AatmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi), a special micro-credit facility for street vendors.
- Chairman & Managing Director of SIDBI: Mohammad Mustafa.
- Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs: Hardeep Singh Puri.