The Union Cabinet on Thursday gave its approval for a memorandum of understanding between India and Russia on furthering cooperation on coking coal, which is used for steel making.
It also approved the continuation of a Centrally Sponsored Scheme (CSS) for development of infrastructure facilities for judiciary for further five years from April 1, 2021 to March 31,2026 at a total cost of ₹9,000 crore, out of which Central share will be ₹5,357 crore, including ₹50 crore for the Gram Nyayalayas Scheme and their implementation in a Mission Mode through National Mission for Justice Delivery and Legal Reforms.
The Cabinet has also approved the continuation of National AYUSH Mission (NAM) as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme from April 1, 2021 to March 31, 2026 with financial implication of ₹4,607.30 crore (₹3,000 crore as Central share and ₹1,607.30 crore as State share). The Mission was launched on September 15, 2014.
Meanwhile, the Cabinet also gave its approval for changing the nomenclature and mandate of North Eastern Institute of Folk Medicine (NEIFM) as North Eastern Institute of Ayurveda & Folk Medicine Research (NEIAFMR).