NDA’s last union cabinet | HIGHLIGHTS

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Ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha election 2019, the Narendra Modi-led NDA government called the last Union Cabinet meeting on Thursday. The meeting took place at Prime Minister‘s official residence 7, Lok Kalyan Marg.

NDA’s last union cabinet | HIGHLIGHTS

  • Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approves additional funds to Sugar Mills amounting to Rs 2790.
  • CCEA has approved recommendations of the Group of Ministers (GoM) relating to Issues of Stressed Thermal Power Projects.
  • CCEA has approved the investment sanction for construction of Kiru Hydro Electric (HE) Project (624 MW)located on River Chenab in Kishtwar district of Jammu & Kashmir.
  • CCEA gives approval for the investment sanction for acquisition of M/s LancoTeesta Hydro Power Ltd (LTHPL) and execution of balance work of the Teesta Stage-Vl HE Project by NHPC Ltd in Sikkim #CCEA gives approval for investment approval for 2×660 MW Buxar Thermal Power Project (Buxar TPP) in District Buxar of Bihar.
  • CCEA has approved the investment approval for 2x660MW Khurja Super Thermal Power Plant (STPP) in Bulandshahar of Uttar Pradesh and Amelia Coal Mine in Singraulli, Madhya Pradesh.
  • CCEA has approved the construction of a 3rd railway line between Narayangarh in West Bengal & Bhadrak in Odisha of 155 kms length.
  • CCEA has approved delegation of the following Alternative Mechanism in all the cases of Strategic Disinvestment of CPSEs where CCEA has given ‘in principle’ approval for strategic disinvestment.
  • Cabinet approves proposal for promulgation of “The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Ordinance, 2019.
  • Union Cabinet approves Delhi Metro’s Phase -4 project.
  • Union Cabinet approves proposal of Airports Authority of India (AAI) for surrendering encroached AAI’s land measuring 106.76 acres at Bhopal Airport.
  • Union Cabinet approves a slew of measures to promote Hydro Power Sector.
  • Union Cabinet approves Strategy for Trans-formative Mobility and Battery Storage.
  • Regional air connectivity infrastructure gets a major boost. Government to put in Rs.4500 crore.
  • Cabinet approves proposal to constitute a committee to recommend process for conferring ownership or transfer rights to residents of unauthorized colonies in Delhi.
  • Cabinet approves scheme to rebate state and central embedded taxes to support the textile sector.
  • Cabinet approves Continuation of Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), and for incurring expenditure up to Rs. 1000 crore till 2019-20 by #AIM for expanding Atal Tinkering Labs to 10,000 schools.
  • Cabinet approves MoU between India and UK on a collaborative 5-year bilateral Cancer Research initiative.
  • Cabinet approves MoU between India and Germany on cooperation in the field of occupational safety and health.
  • Cabinet approves ex-post facto approval of the MoU signed in 2008 and renewed in 2014 between the ICAI of India and ICAEW of England and Wales.
  • Union Cabinet, has approved the proposal for promulgation of “The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Ordinance, 2019”.
  • MoU between India and Belarus on mutual legal assistance treaty (MLAT).
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