DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 24TH MAR 2017
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1. CABINET APPROVALS ON MARCH 22, 2017
i. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs, chaired by the PM Shri Narendra Modi has given its approval for development of 403 kms of National Highways in Meghalaya and Mizoram and also approved the Deepening and Widening of Mumbai Harbour Channel and JN Port Channel (Phase-II) project with fresh estimates.
ii. Government has decided to amend the Constitution for setting up the National Commission for socially and Educationally Backward Classes as a constitutional body for socially and economically backward classes.
iii. The Union Cabinet approved the following proposals with regards to NABARD Act, 1981 during the cabinet meeting.
iv. The cabinet approved the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and the US Homeland Security Department on cooperation in the field of Cyber Security.
v. The government gave its approval to amend the Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009.
vi. Central also approved the following proposals with regard to the Fund of Funds of Start-ups which was established in June 2016 with a corpus of Rs. 10000 cr.