Ministry of Rural Development launches SAMANVAY portal
Rural Development Minister Chaudhary Birender Singh launched SAMANVAY on 4 August 2015.SAMANVAY will compile all schemes of both the Centre and state governments at the gram panchayat level.It will help the MPs to utilise relevant schemes to plan and implement Sansad Adarsh Gram Yojana (SAGY).More than 1800 state schemes across India have been documented in SAMANVAY.

Delhi High Court Amendment Bill, 2015 approved by Parliament
On 5th August 2015, Delhi High Court Amendment Bill, 2015 was passed. It was passed in Lok Sabha by a voice vote on 5th June 2015 and in May 2015 it was passed in Rajya Sabha. In order to minimize the workload of the Delhi High Court, the Bill seeks to modify the Delhi High Court Act, 1966.

UP Stoods first in ‘Give It Up’ of LPG Subsidy:
Uttar Pradesh takes first place in give up the LPG subsidy. 2.45 lakh people from Uttar Pradesh have given up their LPG subsidy in the ‘Give It Up’ campaign started by Central Government. Maharashtra is in second place whereas Andhra Pradesh in 12th place and Telangana in 13th place in give up of LPG subsidy.

Access to telemedicine with the launch of SEHAT
On 25 August 2015 central government launched the new program called SEHAT (Social Endeavour for Health and Telemedicine) to access the medical services in the rural areas throughout the country Minister of Communication and Information Technology Shri Ravi Shankar launched this program in New Delhi through this program, people may consult the doctors through videolink. The centre along with Appollo Hospitals opened the Common Service Centres to provide healthcare access.

Start-up India – Stand up India campaign was announced by PM Narendra Modi
On 15th August 2015, while celebrating 69th Independence Day at Red Fort Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced a new campaign “Start-up India; Stand up India” which is aimed to promote bank finance for Start-ups so that more employment in India can be created. As per the initiative PM urged 1.25 lakh bank branches to provide finance to at least one Dalit or Adivasi and at least one woman entrepreneur.

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