Cabinet has decided that World Health Organisation(WHO) and AYUSH Ministry will collaborate to give uplift to branding for international acceptability and awareness about Indian system.
Communications and IT Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad added that this will help in improving International acceptability and branding of Ayush systems.
CCEA took number of decisions in regard to railways.CCEA approved 6 Railway Lines & a Railways bridge to cater to increased passenger & freight needs across country at a cost of Rs.10,700 Cr. This will help in improving international acceptability and branding of AYUSH systems.
CCEA approved doubling of 261 km of Katni-Singarauli Rly line at a cost of Rs.2084 crore. Project to be completed in 5 years.
Cabinet gave ‘in principle’ approval to the LIGO-India mega science proposal for research on gravitational waves. LIGO-India project is Laser Interferometer Gravitational-wave Observatory and is piloted by DAE and DST.
The LIGO india project Coincides with the historic detection of Gravitational Waves.Cabinet approved amendment of Delimitation Act Representation of the People Act to allow delimitation of constituencies in West Bengal.
Amendments were necessary after exchanges of enclaves between India and Bangladesh on 31 July 2015.
Cabinet approved Proposal for Notification of Commitments under the Trade Facilitation Agreement (TFA) of WTO. Cabinet also approved ratification of Instrument of Acceptance of Protocol of TFA & National Committee on Trade Facilitation. Earlier in the day, the Union Cabinet meet took place at Prime minister’s residence at 7 RCR.