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Tribal Welfare Get 10% More Than Last Year

Allocation for the Ministry of Tribal Affairs has gone up by more than 10 per cent in the Union Budget presented in Parliament on Wednesday, significant since the pro-welfare tone was not associated with the current NDA government. The budget allocation for the Ministry of Tribal Affairs has gone up from Rs.4,827 crore in the year 2016-17 to Rs.5,329 crore ...

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New paradigm shift in India’s welfare programmes

The government will focus on welfare measures in a broader perspective than before, said a statement from the Ministry of Women and Child Development. The paradigm shift in its approach to social sector issues, which were earlier only welfare oriented, will now look at holistic empowerment, especially of the marginalized.  The emphasis continues to be on empowerment and development of ...

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Corruption stalks India’s 65th Independence Day

India’s 65th celebrations of Independence marked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh addressing the nation from the ramparts of the Red Fort in New Delhi, with corruption topping his focus on one side and social activist Anna Hazare embarking on fast unto death on the other.

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