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June 27, 2024

  • President Murmu Announces Free Healthcare for Citizens Over 70 Under Ayushman Bharat

    President Droupadi Murmu announced today on June 27, 2024, that all Indian citizens over 70 will be eligible for free treatment under the Ayushman Bharat health insurance system, marking a significant step toward increasing access to healthcare. This announcement was made during her address at the joint sitting of Parliament.

  • Udyog Plus Revolutionizes MSME Lending with Over 8 Lakh Registrations and Rs 500 Crores Disbursed in Just Nine Months

    Udyog Plus, a B2B platform from Aditya Birla Finance Limited (ABFL), the lending subsidiary of Aditya Birla Capital Limited (ABCL), is capitalizing on its growth trend. Within nine months of its launch, the platform has attracted over 8 lakh users, highlighting its strong acceptance in the MSME sector.  ABFL has played a major role in facilitating access to finance in two minutes for MSMEs.

  • Action Construction Equipment Limited Launches ACE DI 6565 AV Tractor in Aligarh

    Today on June 27, 2024, Action Construction Equipment Limited (ACE), India's premier crane manufacturing company, launched its latest innovation, the ACE DI 6565 AV tractor, at a grand ceremony in Aligarh. This 60-horsepower tractor is engineered with cutting-edge technology, compliant with Bharat Stage 4 standards, and is set to revolutionize both the agricultural and industrial sectors

  • Celebrating Prosperity: Over 500 Farmers Converge at 'MFOI Samridh Kisan Utsav' in Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh

    On June 27, 2024, the Mahayogi Gorakhnath Krishi Vigyan Kendra in Chaukmafi, Peppeganj, Gorakhpur, Uttar Pradesh, came alive with vibrant energy as over 500 farmers from across the region gathered for Krishi Jagran’s 'MFOI Samridh Kisan Utsav.' Sponsored by Mahindra Tractors and themed around 'Maximizing Farmers' Income for a Prosperous Bharat,' this Utsav served as a pivotal platform for the agricultural community. Powered by Muthoot Finance and supported by Somani Seedz, with ICAR as the esteemed knowledge partner, the event was also supported by the Department of Agriculture-Gorakhpur and Mahayogi Gorakhnath-KVK Gorakhpur.

  • FAO Warns of Imminent Famine in Gaza Strip Amid Conflict and Humanitarian Crisis

    Nearly the entire population of Gaza, about 96 percent, is facing acute food insecurity, prompting a stark warning from the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations regarding an escalating famine risk amid ongoing conflict and limited humanitarian access. The latest Integrated Food Security Phase Classification (IPC) report underscores the dire and unpredictable conditions in the region.

  • Over 60% of Marginal Farmers in India Suffer Crop Losses Due to Extreme Weather: Report

    In a recent report released on June 25, 2024, it was revealed that more than 60% of marginal farmers in India have endured significant crop losses over the past five years due to adverse climatic conditions. The study, conducted by the Forum of Enterprises for Equitable Development (FEED) in collaboration with the Development Intelligence Unit (DIU), surveyed 6,615 farmers across 21 states to gather these insights. 

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