With a view of taking its schemes to the tech-savvy population, the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment has joined Facebook to have an online interface with the beneficiaries on the social media.
The Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry had in November last year assigned the task to a government organisation.
Planning Commission shot down a proposal of Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry to construct old age homes for indigent senior citizens, saying it did not fall under central government`s domain.
A Parliamentary Panel has asked the government to prepare the necessary caste-wise details at the earliest.
Govt deferred proposal by the Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry to raise income ceiling of the creamy layer OBC candidates.
The creamy layer income ceiling was increased from Rs 2.5 lakh to Rs 4.5 lakh in 2008.
Day in Pics: 27th March
Showbiz World - March 27, 2015
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