Jairam Ramesh – MP, Gen Sec., Congress:
Admiral Ramdas, former Chief of Naval Staff, who at 89 continues to be an indefatigable campaigner for public causes, along with his wife Lalita Ramdas, herself the daughter of Admiral Katari, 1st Indian Chief of Naval Staff, walked with Rahul Gandhi on Day 57 of Bharat Jodo Yatra
Sukhbir Singh Badal – President, Akali Dal:
Pleased to welcome senior Akali jathedar & member SGPC S.Mohinder Singh Ji Hussainpur and his son Barjinder Singh Hussainpur back to Akali Dal.
The two, along with their supporters, bid farewell to Akali Dal (Sanyukt).
Their homecoming will further strengthen the party.
Ministry of Coal:
Union Finance Minister Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman said that a fast growing economy like India needs greater investment in coal production and gasification projects.
Globally, energy prices especially that of gas is going up. Launching the 6th round of coal mine auction of the Ministry of Coal here today, the Finance Minister highlighted that India is at present the best investment destination in the world.
The Minister pointed out that due to policy consistency and transparent process of the present Government, coal imports for power sector has come down by 41%.
The finance minister said that twelve states are to benefit directly from today’s auctioning of 141 coal mines.
Complementing the Coal Ministry for the recent initiatives to unlock the coal sector, Smt. Sitharaman said that mining sector reforms are providing the right fillip to our fast growing economy. Finance Ministry will be extending all help for coal gasification and incentives in commercial mining, she further added.
Addressing the function Coal, Mines & Parliamentary Affairs minister Shri Pralhad Joshi said that Coal Ministry is exploring alternative methodology for enhanced use of coal.
Shri Joshi said that finance ministry has extended Rs. 6000 crore incentive for coal gasification and Rs. 250 crore for exploration process. During the biggest auction undertaken so far, today 141 mines pertaining to eleven states have been auctioned.
Shri Joshi said that previously auctioned mines have started production and hoped that 10 to 15 million ton coal will be produced from new mines by next year.
As per the review done the other day, the Ministry of Coal is anticipating 900 million ton coal production this year, Shri Joshi said.
The mines being auctioned are spread across coal/ lignite bearing states of Jharkhand, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, West Bengal, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Rajasthan, Tamil Nadu and Bihar.
The commencement of sale of tender document shall start from November 03, 2022. Details of the mines, auction terms, timelines etc. can be accessed on MSTC auction platform.
The auction shall be held online through a transparent two stage process, on the basis of Percentage Revenue Share.
SBI Capital Markets Limited, the sole Transaction Advisor to Ministry of Coal for the commercial coal mine auctions, had devised the methodology and is assisting the Ministry of Coal in conducting the auction process.
Prime Minister’s Office:
- “Maharashtra government is moving with strong resolve towards providing employment to the youth”
- “The nature of jobs is changing rapidly and the government is also constantly creating opportunities for different types of jobs”
- “Opportunities for employment and self-employment are becoming available equally to all, Dalit-backward, tribal, general class and women”
- “Central government has approved about 225 projects worth more than 2 lakh crore for Maharashtra”
The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi today addressed the Rozgar Mela of Maharashtra government via video message.
The Prime Minister started the concept of Rozgar Mela at the central level on Dhanteras. This was the beginning of the campaign to provide 10 lakh jobs at the level of central government.
Since then, the Prime Minister has addressed the Rozgar Melas of Gujarat and J&K governments.
“It is clear from the organization of the Rozgar Mela in such a short time that the Maharashtra government is moving with strong resolve towards providing employment to the youth. I am also happy that in the coming times such job fairs will be further expanded in Maharashtra”, Shri Modi said.
There will be thousands of appointments in the Home department of Maharashtra and the rural development department of the state.
The Prime Minister reiterated that in the Amrit Kaal the country is working on the target of developed India where youth will play a key role. He said “the nature of jobs is changing rapidly in the changing times, the government is also constantly creating opportunities for different types of jobs.”
He said Mudra scheme is giving collateral free loans to the youth and 20 lakh crore worth of loans have already been disbursed. Similarly, start-ups and the MSME sector are being supported in a big way. Youngsters in Maharashtra have benefitted from this, he added.
The Prime Minister emphasized that “the most important thing about the efforts of the government is that these opportunities for employment and self-employment are becoming available equally to all, Dalit-backward, tribal, general class and women.” The Prime Minister mentioned 5 lakh crore rupees worth of assistance to 8 crore women who got associated with self help groups.
The Prime Minister said “today, the record investments that the government is making in infrastructure, information technology and other areas across the country is creating new employment opportunities.” In reference to Maharashtra, the Prime Minister informed that the central government has approved about 225 projects worth more than 2 lakh crore for the state. 75 thousand crore worth of Railway projects and 50 crore worth of projects for modern roads have been approved. “The work on these projects is either going on or the work is going to start very soon”, he said. The Prime Minister concluded “when the government spends such a huge amount on infrastructure, millions of new employment opportunities are created because of that.”
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I assure PSU workers – Daro Mat.Rahul Gandhi – Former COngress President
India’s PSUs are not PM’s personal property. We won’t let him sell them to his wealthy friends.
It’s an innate nature in human beings to move towards perfection. The wise recognize this to be a movement from one level of perfection to another. Whereas the unwise brood over imperfection:
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