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Title: Cabinet revamps minority development programme
Date:2 May 2018

The Union cabinet revamped its flagship programme providing special socio-economic infrastructure for religious minorities. A meeting of the Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi liberalized the norms to extend the scope of the existing multi-sectoral development programme targeting minorities and renamed it as the PMJVK (Pradhan Mantri Jan Vikas Karyakram). Consequently, the scheme would extend to 308 districts compared to 196 districts at present and the spending will be Rs1,320 crore and Rs1,452 crore in 2018-19 and 2019-20 respectively

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