Telangana Current Affairs 30th September 2015

RBI cuts repo rate to 6.75% by 50 basis points:

RBI move could make your loans cheaper ; Repo rate cut 50 basis points to 6.75% from 7.25%, CRR (Cash Reserve Ratio) kept unchanged at 4%,Celiing on SLR securities to be cut to 21.5% from January 9, Inflation forecast cut to 5.8%,Limit for foreign hedging increased to $1 million, Jan. inflation target likely to be achieved, Shifts focus to bring inflation to 5% by March 2017. Growth Estimate cut to 7.4% from 7.6.

WHAT it means for the common man: EMIs on home and vehicle loans are likely to come down, the move will be positive for interest rate-sensitive sectors like durable goods and capital goods.


UoH to provide pedagogic education:

Efforts to set up a department of education under way; Admission to be held online from next academic year said the VC of University of Hyderabad, V. Appa Rao.


Telangana Sate rolls out red carpet to mobile manufacturers:

Offers bouquet of fiscal incentives, land on cost basis. A bouquet of sops to encourage manufacturing of mobile phones and their accessories, ranging from land allocation on cost basis, reimbursement of stamp duty, and waiver of CST to an assurance of uninterrupted power supply, were notified by Government of Telangana. The government has decided to allot land for anchor unit and its ancillaries, a total of 10, on cost basis, A 20% capital subsidy; Interest subvention of 5.25% on term loan for a period of 5 years, subject to an overall ceiling of Rs.1 crore per unit per annum. And 100% reimbursement on stamp duty is to be offered.


The Farmer suicides rock the assembly sessions:
Details in Nutshell:
Crops cultivated in 35.13 lakh hectares out of normal extent of 41.43 lakh ha for Kharif season.
Crops in 26.03 lakh ha are rain-fed; 9.1 lakh ha are irrigated.
South-west monsoon began on June 13 but long dry spells in between badly hit rain-fed crops
Rains in august, September bring down deficit to 14% from 66%
Crop condition in Adilabad, Khammam, Warangal (except Jangaon division) is satisfactory.
Release phase two of loan waiver at one go, in a specified timeline.
Issue Aarogyasri Health cards for framers and waivers
Subsidy of Rs.200 each for maize and paddy and Rs.500 for cotton sought.
Announce crushing schedule for 3 units of Nizam Sugar factory and sugarcane procurement plans in advance .
Healthcare providers to spend $1.2 Billion on IT products:
IT Services are expected to reach $334 million in 2015.
The BPO sub segment will record the fastest growth rate of 15% over 2014.
The growth in Indian Healthcare ICT market will be driven by the private sector


Centre launches Green Highways policy, aims at 6,000 km in 1st year:
The Green Highways(Plantation, Transplantation, Beautification and Maintenance)policy
envisages a strict system of auditing whereby money will be released by the
government to the empanelled agencies only if they have achieved a
survival rate of 90% the previous year.



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