Category: Cabinet Approvals


Cabinet permits declaration of Kushinagar airport in UP as the international airport

  • The Union Cabinet 24th June permitted the declaration of the airport in Uttar Pradesh’s Kushinagar as an international airport, stating it will offer increased connectivity to the important Buddhist pilgrimage site.

Central Govt has authorized fund of Rs 1,189.40 Crore for implementation of JJM in Karnataka in 2020-21

Jal Jeevan Mission (Har Ghar Jal)
  • Central Govt has singed a fund of Rs 1,189.40 Crore for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Karnataka in 2020-21, which is a much increase from Rs. 546.06 Crore in 2019-20.

Parliament passes the Vivad Se Vishwas Bill for settlement of Direct Tax disputes


Parliament passed the Vivad Se Vishwas Bill for settlement of Direct Tax disputes on 13 March 2020. The Bill was presented in Lok Sabha (the lower house) by the Minister of Finance Nirmala Sitharaman on 5 February 2020. Lok Sabha passed it on 4 March 2020. It will provide a chance to settle direct tax disputes within the current financial year by waiving interest and penalty on their pending taxes.

Cabinet gives approval to India-Sri Lanka Alliance Air flights


The Union Cabinet has approved the Alliance Air, a 100 per cent subsidiary of Air India, to fly on international sectors between India and Sri Lanka.

Cabinet gives approval for amendment to bring cooperative banks under regulatory control of RBI


Union Cabinet has given approval for bringing Cooperative banks under the regulatory mechanism of Reserve Bank of India.

Cabinet approves to make a new major port in Maharashtra

new major port in Maharashtra

Union Cabinet approves to set up a new major port at Vadhavan in Maharashtra. The total cost of the project is likely to be almost 65 thousand crore rupees. Vadhavan port will be developed on land lord model.

Cabinet approves to confer the status of Institution of National Importance to five IIITs

Cabinet Meeting

The Union Cabinet allotted its approval to confer the status of Institution of National Importance to Indian Institutes of Information Technology, IIITs of Surat, Bhopal, Bhagalpur, Agartala and Raichur.