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Central Govt launches Two lakh affordable Housing Units

two lakh affordable housing units

Two lakh Affordable housing units are launched in Housing For All Scheme. Minister of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation M.Venkaiah Naidu is going to be the head of this scheme which is under construction in Ahmedabad, the former capital of Gujarat.

Ever since their government formed, they are planning to implement this plan by associating with some private developers. They are trying to promote the houses in various ways.

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The houses will be on the low budget, and all the houses will be ready by 2022. As the ministry requested the government to give the rights, the government issued it. The scheme is using a massive 643 square feet carpet area and 900 sqft build up area.

Based on the cities and regions the houses may cost up to Rs. 12 lakhs to Rs. 35 lakhs. The ministry stated that they would try hard to make the land given by the government in Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana and provide them to the needy.

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Google Launches Public Toilet Locator in Delhi and MP

Google Launches Public Toilet Locator in Delhi

Google launches Public Toilet locator in Delhi and Madhya Pradesh. This feature will help the people to find out the nearest public toilet. The main objective of introducing this feature is to eradicate open defecation

In India, we know about Swach Bharat Mission which has introduced by our Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This campaign is launched to make our country clean. As a part of that mission, they have taken the help of Google to provide sanitation facilities for the people

In the case of the urgency of going washroom at outside, you can take the help of this public toilet locator. Sanket Gupta, the product manager for Google Maps, said when you search for public toilets in the Google map, you can see a list of public toilets near you.

Google & Govt of India Planning to Launch Toilet Finder tool

Along with the location, you can see the respective address and opening hours of that particular location. This tool is much more useful for the travelers who are traveling by their own vehicle. As if they are traveling in a car or bike probably they don’t have facility of going to washroom, so by this tool they can find the nearest public toilets

According to the survey about 60% of people don’t have the facilities of the rest room, so they can also use this facility. This tool is available on both desktop and mobiles on versions of ios and android. At present this tool is launched in the areas of Delhi and Madhya Pradesh

The locations are marked as swatch public toilets. Many women in our country are feeling difficult for open defecation so that they can use this feature.

Now Aadhar Card is Not Mandatory for Using Government Services, Says Government

Aadhar Card is Not Mandatory for Accessing Government Services

Central Government today has come up with some clarity on the usage of Aadhar Card. Since last few months, confusion is building up upon the usage of Aadhar card for accessing government benefits and subsidies. Now, Government has clarified that Aadhar card is not mandatory to gain access to Government services.

In reply to a question in Lok Sabha, State for IT and Electronics Minister P Chaudhary informed that Aadhar Card is now optional for Indian citizens and lacking of Aadhar card cannot be a basis for rejecting any benefits or subsidies for anyone.

Minister Chaudhary said, “Section 7 of the Aadhar Act offers that if an Aadhar number is not assigned to an individual, the person will be offered alternate and viable means of identification for the delivery of subsidy, benefit or service.”

On October 15, 2015, Supreme Court had ordered that Aadhar card usage should not be extended other than kerosene, LPG subsidy and PDS scheme. Later, it was extended to include MGNREGS, National Social Assistance Programme Pensions, Jan Dhan Yojana accounts and (EPFO) Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation.

However in this year September, confusions had raised on the usage of Aadhar. The government passed the Aadhar Bill as a money bill to give it a legal backing. After this, Government got sufficient control to force Aadhar on every Indian citizen and Government scheme.

Within a few days, Supreme Court had to interfere, and re-state that Aadhar is only a voluntary form of identification and nothing more.

Recently, Aadhar card becomes a mandate for booking railway tickets in IRCTC, to start a new business and even to buy smartphone handsets Aadhar is required.

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Exchange Your Rs 500 and Rs 1000 Notes Via Mobile Purchase: Indian Handset Makers asks Government

Indian Handset Makers Wants to Sell Mobiles for Old Currency

Prime Minister Narendra Modi move of demonetization has led a significant drop on many sectors across the country. The mobile industry has also become the victim of this move. The Indian handset makers have asked the government to allow the customers to buy products with old 500 and 1000 rupee notes for a month.

They have claimed that the mobile industry has witnessed the 50 percent drop in the revenue which is equal to 175-200 crore where the actual turnover of the industry is 85 percent. The handset makers put a proposal to IT, Telecom and Finance ministries and have suggested the government that the sales can be made against valid Aadhar card or Voter cards.

Also Read: How to Exchange Notes Rs.1000 and Rs.500 Explained in Detail

The device that is sold can be traced via International Mobile Equipment Identity (IMEI number) to avoid the misuse. Since the Aadhar card is unique and IMEI number is also unique which would ensure 100 percent traceability and significantly lower the abuse.

The Indian Cellular Association said in a letter to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, “This will also provide a trigger for further purchase of smartphones and feature phones to transition to digital payment platforms. In turn, this will reduce the pressure on cash transactions.”

At present, all the companies are looking at the market conditions carefully, and mobile companies like Intex and Micromax has said that “Earlier this week that if liquidity crunch continues, they would have to consider lowering local production to avoid inventory pile-ups”.

The government has recently announced the order of Rs. 500 notes can be used for a prepaid mobile recharge which is up to Rs. 500 per head till the last date of 15th December 2016.

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Government Introduces E-Health Legislation to Prevent Data gap

Government E-Health Legislation

The Government is going to introduce e-health legislation which will have many phases to protect data disturbances. E-health legislation will cover portions of a legal framework to protect e-health data and heath data calibration. It will also have comprehensive remedies including civil and criminal measures for a data breach.

The initiative has taken in Lok Sabha, and it was informed about this today. Health Ministry has decided to take out a law regarding electronic health, data, Privacy, and Security.

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Anupriya Patel, Minister of State for Health in a written statement confirmed this news. She said that the anticipated law would broadly cover features to look after e-health data for an individual, ownership of e-health data, the legal framework for health data standardization in collection, storage, exchange and others.

The rule will also have “Comprehensive remedies for data break and enforcing nodal body,” the minister said. She also added, “The proposed legislation is still being enrolled, and action against any interruption of electronic data of the patients is yet to be finalized.”

Government to Introduce“E-Pashu Haat” to Encourage Farmers for Dairy Business

Replying to the other question, Minister of State for Health, Faggan Singh Kulaste said that the Cabinet Committee on Economics Affairs had accepted improvement of 71 government colleges and institutes in different phases under Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana.