FISME to launch digital lending platform for MSMEs

MSME association Federation of Indian Micro and Small & Medium Enterprises (FISME) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with financial guarantee provider Eqaro Surety to set up a digital lending platform for MSMEs in the country.FISME said the platform is expected to be launched this year and will provide access to collateral-free capital up to Rs 25 lakh to fulfil MSMEs’ need for urgent funds post due diligence of their businesses.

The Indian Coast Guard commissioned its second Air Squadron

The Indian Coast Guard on 4 May commissioned its second Air Squadron, 845 Squadron (CG), at the Coast Guard Air Enclave at Nedumbassery in Kochi.The new Air Squadron, commissioned by Coast Guard Director General V S Pathania, is equipped with the indigenously developed Advanced Mark III (ALH Mark III) helicopters.

Him Prahari scheme by Uttarakhand

The 'Him Prahari' scheme is meant for ex-servicemen and youngsters and is aimed at stopping the migration of people from the state. The scheme will focus on areas where migration occurs at a rapid phase so that people stay put, and not move out. 

India Water Pitch-Pilot-Scale Start-up Challenge

Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launched the ‘India Water Pitch-Pilot-Scale Start-up Challenge’ under Ministry’s Atal mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) 2.0.The Mission aims to empower startups in the water/ used-water sector to grow through innovation and design that will drive sustainable economic growth and generate employment opportunities.
Operation AAHT launched by Railway Protection Force

Operation AAHT launched by Railway Protection Force

Railway Protection Force has launched a nationwide operation - “Operation AAHT”, to curb human trafficking. As part of “Operation AAHT”, special teams will be deployed on all long-distance trains/routes with focus on rescuing victims, particularly women and children, from the clutches of traffickers.