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Year End Review Ministry Wise Cabinet Decisions- 2018

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Posted On: 18 DEC 2018 

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          Ministry of Agriculture
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Iran for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors14 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves Doubling of Investment Limit for Senior Citizens from Rs. 7.5 lakh to Rs.15 lakh under Pradhan MantriVayaVandanYojana (PMVVY) 02 May 2018
Cabinet apprised of the MoU between India and Denmark for cooperation in the fields of Animal Husbandry and Dairying 27 June 2018
Cabinet approves Re-structuring of the Agricultural Scientists’ Recruitment Board (ASRB) 1 August, 2018
Cabinet approves release of pulses procured from farmers under Price Support Scheme to States with Central Subsidy of Rs. 15 per Kg for utilization under Welfare Schemes 1 August, 2018
Cabinet apprised of the MoU between India and United Kingdom and Northern Irelandon the Cooperation in the fields of Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries 29 August, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Egypt on cooperation in the field of Agriculture & allied sectors 12 September, 2018
Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Uzbekistan on cooperation in the field of Agriculture and Allied sectors 26 September, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Lebanon for cooperation in the field of agriculture and allied sectors 11 October, 2018
Creation of Fisheries and Aquaculture Infrastructure Development Fund (FIDF) 24 October, 2018
Cabinet approves Agriculture Export Policy, 2018 06 December, 2018
   Ministry of Finance
Cabinet approves signing and ratification of protocol amending the Agreement between India and China for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and the Prevention of Fiscal Evasion07 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves signing of India-Australia Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) for Secondment Programme07 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves New Bill to ban Unregulated Deposit Schemes and Chit Funds (Amendment) Bill, 201820 Feb 2018
Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Jordan on Cooperation and Mutual Administrative Assistance in Customs Matters28 Feb 2018
Cabinet approves Fugitive Economic Offenders Bill, 201801 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves two percent Dearness Allowance to Central Government employees07 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves Agreement for the Avoidance of Double Taxation and Prevention of Fiscal Evasion between India and Iran14 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves revision of the Agreement between India and Qatar for the avoidance of double taxation and for the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income21 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves signing and ratification of Agreement between India and Brunei Darussalam for the Exchange of Information and Assistance in Collection with respect to Taxes 16 May, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Turkey on trade in poppy seeds to ensure quick and transparent processing for import of poppy seeds from Turkey 23 May, 2018
Cabinet approves Revised guidelines on time bound closure of sick/ loss making Central Public Sector Enterprises and disposal of movable and immovable assets 06 June, 2018
Cabinet approves extension of Scheme of Recapitalization of Regional Rural Banks upto 2019-20 4 July 2018
Cabinet approves Extension of Concessional Financing Scheme (CFS) to support Indian Entities bidding for strategically important infrastructure projects abroad 1 August, 2018
LIC to acquire controlling stake of IDBI Bank 1 August, 2018
Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding between India and USA in insurance regulatory sector 29 August, 2018
Cabinet approves Revised Cost Estimate for setting up of India Post Payments Bank Boost to Banking Services at Post Offices across the country29 August 2018
Boost to pro-people and pro-poor initiatives 05 September, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU on Collaborative Research on Distributed Ledger and Block Chain Technology in the context of Development of digital economy by Exim Bank under BRICS Interbank Cooperation Mechanism 12 September
Cabinet approves increasing of Government ownership in Goods and Services Tax Network and change in the existing structure with transitional plan 26 September, 2018
Cabinet approves appointment of Adjudicating Authority and establishment of Appellate Tribunal under Prohibition of Benami Property Transactions Act, 1988 24 October, 2018
Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding between India and Singapore on setting up of a joint working group on FinTech 24 October, 2018
Cabinet approves signing of Bilateral Investment Agreement between India Taipei Association in Taipei and the Taipei Economic and Cultural Center in India 24 October, 2018
Cabinet approves Laying down procedure and mechanism for sale of enemy shares 08 November, 2018
Cabinet approves strategic disinvestment of 100% Govt. of India’s equity in the Dredging Corporation of India Ltd. (DCIL) 08 November, 2018
Cabinet ‘In Principle’ approves strategic sale of the Government of India’s existing 52.63% of total paid up equity shareholding in Rural Electrification Corporation to Power Finance Corporation along with transfer of ma… 06 December, 2018
    Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
Cabinet approves Discovered Small Fields (DSF) Policy Bid Round-II for 60 un-monetised discoveries of ONGC and OIL under Nomination and Relinquished Discoveries under PSC Regime07 Mar 2018
Boost to Ease of Doing Business in Petroleum & Natural Gas Sector 11 Apr 2018
Cabinet approves establishment of additional 6.5MMT Strategic Petroleum Reserves at Chandikhol in Odisha and at Padur, Karnataka 27 June 2018
Cabinet approves Policy Framework for exploration and exploitation of Unconventional Hydrocarbons 1 August, 2018
Cabinet approves Policy Framework to Promote and Incentivize Enhanced Recovery Methods for Oil and Gas 12 September, 2018
Cabinet approves on Fixation/Revision of ethanol price derived from B heavy molasses / partial sugarcane juice and 100% sugarcane juice under Ethanol Blended Petrol Programme for Ethanol Supply Year 2018-19 12 September, 2018
Cabinet apprised of India joining as Member of Advanced Motor Fuels Technology Collaboration Programme under International Energy Agency 08 November 2018
Cabinet approves filling of Padur Strategic Petroleum Reserves at Padur, Karnataka by overseas National Oil Companies 08 November 2018
  Ministry of Tourism and Culture
Cabinet approves signing of MoU between India and Bulgaria in the field of tourism 29-August 2018
Cabinet approves signing of MoU between India and Malta for strengthening cooperation in the field of Tourism 12 September, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Uzbekistan for strengthening cooperation in the field of Tourism26 September, 2018
Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding between India and Romania in the field of tourism 10 October, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Korea for strengthening cooperation in the field of Tourism 01 November 2018
Cabinet approves Amendment of the Jallianwala Bagh National Memorial Act, 1951 06 December, 2018
Ministry of Women and Child Development
Cabinet approves the Trafficking of Persons (Prevention, Protection and Rehabilitation) Bill, 201828 Feb 2018
Ministry of Road, transport and Highways
Cabinet approves MoU between India and ‘Transport for London’,03 Jan 2018
Cabinet approves construction of New 4 – Lane Bridge on Kosi river at Phulaut , Bihar 09 August, 2018
Boost to Rural Road connectivity 09 August, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Russia on Bilateral Cooperation in the Road Transport and Road Industry 03 October, 2018
Ministry of Parliamentary Affairs
Cabinet approves Amendments to Housing and Telephone Facilities Rules, Constituency Allowance Rules and Office Expense Allowance Rules for MPs.28 Feb 2018
Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution
Cabinet approves MoU with Mauritius on Consumer Protection and Legal Metrology 22 November, 2018
  
          Ministry of Health and Family Welfare
Cabinet approves setting up of new AIIMS in Bilaspur03 Jan 2018
Cabinet approves rationalization of Autonomous Bodies under Department of Health & Family Welfare07 Feb 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Macedonia on cooperation in the field of Health28 Feb 2018
Cabinet approves signing of MoU between India and Jordan on Cooperation in Health Sector28 Feb 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Iran on cooperation in the field of Health and Medicine14 Mar 2018
Boost to Health Infrastructure21 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves Ayushman Bharat – National Health Protection Mission21 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves moving official amendments in the “Surrogacy (Regulation) Bill, 2016”21 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves certain official amendments to the National Medical Commission (NMC) Bill28 Mar 2018
Cabinet approvesa Cooperation Arrangement between India and Afghanistan for cooperation in the field of food safety and related areas 04 April 2018
Cabinet apprised of the Memorandum of Agreement between India and World Health Organisation represented by its Regional Office for South-East Asia acting through its Country Office in India 25 Apr 2018
Cabinet approves MoU on cooperation in the field of regulation of medical products for human use amongst the medicine regulatory agencies of the BRICS countries25 Apr 2018
  Cabinet approves construction and operationalisation of 100 bedded General Hospital at Najafgarh, New Delhi02 May, 2018
Boost to healthcare infrastructure Cabinet approves continuation of Pradhan Mantri Swasthya Suraksha Yojana upto 2019-20 02 May, 2018
Cabinet approves accession to the Protocol under WHO Framework Convention on tobacco control to eliminate illicit trade in tobacco products 02 May, 2018
Cabinet approves setting up of a new AIIMS in Deoghar, Jharkhand 16 May, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Denmark on Food Safety Cooperation 23 May, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between the ICMR and INSERM, France 13 June, 2018
Cabinet apprised of the MoU between India and Denmark for cooperation in the fields of Animal Husbandry and Dairying 27 June 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Bahrain on cooperation in the field of Healthcare 27 June 2018
Cabinet Approves Mou Between India And Cuba On Cooperation In The Field Of Traditional Systems Of Medicine And Homeopathy 18 July 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Indonesia on cooperation in the field of pharmaceutical products, pharmaceutical substances, biological product and cosmetics regulatory functions 18 July 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Indonesia on Health cooperation 9 August, 2018
Cabinet approves New Umbrella Scheme “Pradhan Mantri Annadata Aay SanraksHan Abhiyan” (PM-AASHA) 12 September, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Uzbekistan on Mutual Cooperation in Combating Illicit Trafficking in Narcotics, Drugs, Psychotropic Substances and Precursors 26 September, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Uzbekistan on cooperation for establishment of Uzbek-Indian Free Pharmaceutical Zone in the Andijan region of Uzbekistan 26 September, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Uzbekistan on cooperation in pharmaceutical sector 26 September, 2018
Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Uzbekistan on cooperation in health and medical science 26 September, 2018
Cabinet approves establishment of National Institute of Mental Health Rehabilitation in Sehore District instead of Bhopal 03 October, 2018
Cabinet approves signing and ratification of Extradition Treaty between India and Malawi Cabinet approves creation of one post of Director in the basic pay of Rs. 2,25,000/- (fixed) plus NPA but not exceeding Rs.2,37,500/- each for new AIIMS at Rae Bareli, Gorakhpur, Bathinda, Guwahati, Bilaspur and Deoghar 24 October, 2018
Cabinet approves increase in supervisory visit charges for ASHA Facilitators 24 October, 2018
Cabinet approves the Allied and Healthcare Professions Bill, 2018 for regulation and standardisation of education and services by allied and healthcare professionals 22 November 2018
Cabinet approves setting up of Medical College at Silvassa in the UT of Dadra and Nagar Haveli 22 November 2018
Cabinet approves Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between India and the Japan in the field of Healthcare and Wellness 06 December, 2018
Cabinet approves Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Japan in the field of Healthcare and Wellness06 December, 2018
   Ministry of Science & Technology
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Canada for cooperation in the field of Science & Technology10 Jan 2018
Cabinet apprised of MoU between India and Canada to foster cross-border partnerships focused on research excellence and industry-academic collaboration 04 April 2018
Cabinet apprised of the Agreement between India and Denmark on Cooperation in the field of Science, Technology and Innovation 27 June 2018
Cabinet approves DNA Technology (Use and Application) Regulation Bill, 2018 4 July 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Indonesia on Scientific and Technological Cooperation 09, August 2018
Cabinet approves Umbrella scheme “Ocean Services, Technology, Observations, Resources Modelling and Science (O-SMART)” of Ministry of Earth Sciences29 August, 2018
Cabinet apprised of Agreement between India and Uzbekistan on Cooperation in the field of Science, Technology and Innovation22 November 2018
Cabinet apprised of the MoU between Atal Innovation Mission, India and Fund “Talent and Success”, Russia for promotion of science & technology 22 November 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and the USA concerning Scientific and Technical Cooperation in the Earth Sciences 06 December, 2018
Cabinet approves National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems 06 December, 2018
  
Ministry of Corporate Affairs
Cabinet approves Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Bill, 2017 to replace the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 201707 Feb 2018
Cabinet approves Establishment of National Financial Reporting Authority01 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves rightsizing the Competition Commission of India 04 April 2018
Cabinet approves the Protection of Human Rights (Amendments) Bill, 2018 04 April 2018
Cabinet approves Mutual Recognition Agreement between the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the South African Institute of Chartered Accountants 02 May 2018
Cabinet approves renewal of MoU between the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India & Saudi Organisation for Certified Public Accountants 4 July 2018
Cabinet approves the Mutual Recognition Agreement (MRA) signed in 2010 and approves fresh MRA between the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants, Ireland 18 July 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Bahrain Institute of Banking and Finance, Bahrain 18 July 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and “National Board of Accountants and Auditors, Tanzania18 July 2018
Cabinet approves signing of MoU between India and Canada on collaboration among Chartered Accountant Institutions 9 August, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and the Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Kenya (ICPAK) 26 September, 2018
Cabinet approves Second Protocol amending the Comprehensive Economic Cooperation Agreement (CECA) between India and Singapore 03 October, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and Certified Professional Accountants Afghanistan (CPA Afghanistan) 24 October, 2018
  
Ministry of Water Resources, River Development & Ganga Rejuvenation
Cabinet approves proposal for Mahanadi Water Disputes – Constitution of a Tribunal under Inter-State River Disputes Act, 1956 – request from State of Odisha20 Feb 2018
Status-cum-Progress Report of “Special Committee for Inter-Linking of Rivers” 06 June, 2018
Cabinet approves proposal for enactment of Dam Safety Bill, 2018 13 June 2018
Cabinet approves: Raising of Extra Budgetary Resources (EBR) for Swachh Bharat Mission (Gramin) [SBM(G)] amounting up to Rs. 15,000 crore during the financial year 2018-19; and Expansion of scope of work of the erstwhile International Centre for Drinking Water Quality, to rename as National Centre for Drinking Water, Sanitation and Quality (NCDWS & Q) and to authorize it to work as a receptacle for receiving EBR for SBM(G). 1 August, 2018
Cabinet approves financial assistance worth Rs.825 Crore for relining of Sirhind Feeder Canal and relining of Rajasthan Feeder Canal26 September, 2018
Cabinet approves implementation of Shahpurkandi Dam (National Project) on river Ravi in Punjab 06 December, 2018
  
Ministry of Labour & Employment
Cabinet approves placing the new Instrument adopted by International Labour Organization (ILO) Recommendation concerning “The Employment and Decent Work for Peace and Resilience (No.-205)” before the Parliament07 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves transfer of Central Hospital at Karma, Jharkhand under the Labour Welfare Organisation for setting up a new Medical College 9 August, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU amongst BRICS nations regarding cooperation in the social and labour sphere 24 October, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Italy for continuing training and education in the fields of Labour and Employment 08 November 2018
Ministry of Heavy Industries & Public Enterprises
Cabinet approves implementation of CCEA decision on closure of Tungabhadra Steel Products Limited10 Jan 2018
Cabinet approves Revised guidelines on time bound closure of sick/ loss making Central Public Sector Enterprises and disposal of movable and immovable assets 6 June 2018

Ministry of Human Resource Development
Cabinet approves Implementation of ‘Prime Minister Research Fellows (PMRF)’07 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves signing of an Agreement between India and France to facilitate “Mutual Recognition of Academic Qualifications” 07 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves setting up of a Central University in Andhra Pradesh 16 May, 2018
Cabinet approves opening of 13 new Kendriya Vidyalayas in seven States and opening of second Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya at Alot, District Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh 1 August, 2018
Cabinet approves establishment and operationalization of permanent campus of seven new IIMs at Amritsar, Bodh Gaya, Nagpur, Sambalpur, Sirmaur, Vishakhapatnam and Jammu05 September, 2018
Cabinet approves amendment to National Institute of Design (NID) Act, 2014 12 September, 2018
Cabinet approves establishment and operationalisation of permanent campuses of the Indian Institutes of Science Education & Research (IISERs) at Tirupati and Berhampur 10 October, 2018
Cabinet approves Amendment to the Central Universities Act, 2009 for setting up of Central Tribal University in Andhra Pradesh 08 November, 2018
NITI Aayog
Cabinet approves MoU between India and the USA for co-hosting the Global Entrepreneurship Summit 2017 (GES-2017) in India03 Jan 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Singapore on Cooperation in the field of Planning 27 June 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between NITI Aayog, and Ministry of Economic Development of the Russian Federation (MEDRF) in the field of social, economic, industrial and regional development programs 26 September, 2018
Cabinet apprised of the MoU between Atal Innovation Mission, India and Fund “Talent and Success”, Russia for promotion of science & technology 22 November 2018
Cabinet gives approval to the Approach to be adopted by India at the Eleventh Ministerial Conference of the WTO held in Buenos Aires, Argentina during 10-13 December 201703 Jan 2018
FDI policy further liberalized in key sectors10 Jan 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Vietnam on Economic and Trade Cooperation28 Feb 2018
Cabinet approves Action Plan for Champion Sectors in Services28 Feb 2018
Cabinet approvesMoU between India and Iran on the establishment of an expert group on trade remedy measures 04 April 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Korea on Trade Remedy Cooperation 9 August 2018
Ministry of Information & Broadcasting
Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Israel on Film Co-production20 Feb 2018
   Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Jordan for mining and beneficiation of Rock Phosphate & MOP and setting upproduction facility in Jordan for Phosphoric Acid/DAP/NPKFertilizers 28 Feb 2018
Cabinet approves grant of Interest Free Loan equivalent to interest during construction component to fertilizer revival projects at Sindri, Gorakhpur and Barauni by Hindustan Urvarak and Rasayan Limited 1 August, 2018
Cabinet approves Concession Agreements & Land Lease Agreements for revival of Gorakhpur & Sindri units of FCIL and Barauni unit of HFCL by HURL and approval for providing land on lease.9 August, 2018
Cabinet approves Transfer of land of M/s. Rashtriya Chemicals & Fertilizers (RCF) to Mumbai Metropolitan Regional Development Authority (MMRDA)12 September, 2018
   Ministry of Housing and Urban Poverty Alleviation
Cabinet approves creation of National Urban Housing Fund20 Feb 2018
Cabinet approves the extension of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Netherlands on technical cooperation in the field of Spatial Planning, Water Management and Mobility Management 06 June, 2018
Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and Denmark on technical cooperation in the field of Sustainable and Smart Urban Development 06 June, 2018
Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between India and United Kingdom on technical cooperation in the field of Sustainable Urban Development 06 June, 2018
Cabinet approves Agreement between India and France on technical cooperation in the field of Sustainable Urban Development 06 June, 2018
Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pensions
Cabinet approves MoU between UPSC and Public Service Commission of Mauritius07 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Singapore on Cooperation in the field of Personnel Management and Public Administration 23 May, 2018
Cabinet approves additional 2 percent Dearness Allowance (DA) for Central Government employees and Dearness Relief (DR) to pensioners w.e.f. 1st July, 2018 29 August, 2018
Ministry of Railways  
Cabinet approves India-Morocco Cooperation Agreement in Railway Sector 20 Feb 2018
Cabinet approves closure of loss making Burn Standard Company Limited – a Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) 04 April 2018
Cabinet apprised of MoU between India and United Arab Emirates on Technical Cooperation in Rail Sector 04 April 2018 
Cabinet approves monetization of 3.70 acres of land at PragatiMaidan for construction and running of a Hotel by a third party including private sector, waiver of charges levied by L&DO and waiver of land charges raised by the Ministry of Railways 13 June, 2018
Cabinet apprised of the MoU between India and Indonesia on Technical Cooperation in the field of Railways sector 27 June 2018
Cabinet apprised of theMoUbetween India and Republic of Korea on the cooperation in the field of railways29 August  2018
100% Electrification of Broad Gauge Routes of Indian Railways 12 September, 2018
Cabinet approves Redevelopment of Railway Stations by IRSDC as Nodal Agency, through simplified procedures and longer lease tenure03 October, 2018
Boost to Metro Rail connectivity in Indore03 October, 2018
Boost to Metro Rail connectivity in Bhopal03 October, 2018
Cabinet approves Productivity Linked Bonus for Railway Employees10 October, 2018
Cabinet approves the New Railway Line between Bahraich and Khalilabad, Uttar Pradesh24 October, 2018
Cabinet apprised of MoU between India and the Russian Federation for the development of cooperation in transport education; and MoC between India and the Joint Stock Company “Russian Railways” on technical cooperation in…01 November 2018
Ministry of Defence Cabinet approves setting up of bus bay near Indian Defence University Land in Gurugram, Haryana20 Feb 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and South Asia Cooperative Environment Programme for Co-operation on the response to Oil and Chemical Pollution in the South Asian Seas Region 28 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves transfer of 7.5 acres of Defence land to Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan for the construction of Kendriya Vidvalaya in Survey No. 408, Jalandhar Cantt 4 July 2018
Cabinet approves transfer of 4 acres of Defence land on lease basis to KendriyaVidyalayaSangathan for the construction of KendriyaVidyalaya No. 4 at Kandhar Lines, Delhi Cantt. 4 July 2018
Cabinet approves Transfer of Sashastra Seema Bal’s land measuring 5.99 acres at Tawang to the State Government of Arunachal Pradesh 4 July 2018
Cabinet approves transfer of 7.118 acres of Defence land to Kendriya Vidyalaya Sangathan for construction of Kendriya Vidyalaya Number 2 Dhar Road in District Udhampur, Jammu & Kashmir 4 July 2018
Ministry of External Affairs  
Cabinet approves MoU with Myanmar for the Conservation of Earthquake-Damaged Pagodas at Bagan 30-August 2017
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Sweden on IPRs16-August 2017
Cabinet approves the Extradition Treaty between India and Lithuania04-October 2017
Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Myanmar on Land Border Crossing03 Jan 2018
Cabinet approves signing of MoU between India and Jordan on Cooperation in the Field of Manpower28 Feb 2018
Cabinet approves signing of Migration and Mobility Partnership Agreement between India and France 07 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves Opening of Missions in Africa to implement commitments of India-Africa Forum Summit (IAFS-III) 21 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves closure of India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians 21 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and the United Kingdom and Northern Ireland on the return of Illegal Migrants11 Apr 2018
Cabinet approves proposal for withdrawal of Nalanda University (Amendment) Bill, 2013 pending in Rajya Sabha 13 June, 2018
Cabinet approves exemption from charging commercial rates for the plot of land allotted to the High Commission of Fiji in New Delhi 4 July 2018
Cabinet approves creation of two posts equivalent to Joint Secretary level in the Interpreters’ cadre of the Ministry of External Affairs9 August, 2018
Cabinet approves signing and ratifying the Extradition Agreement between India and Morocco 08 November 2018
Cabinet approves revised Model MoU between India and foreign 06 December, 2018
 
Ministry of Communications   
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Belgium on Cooperation in the field of ICT&E03 Jan 2018
Cabinet approves formation of 100% owned C Corporation of Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd. (TCIL) in USA 21 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves demerger and transfer of surplus land from TCL to HPIL 04 April 2018
Cabinet approves USOF scheme for provision of mobile services in Meghalaya under CTDP for North Eastern Region 23 May, 2018
Cabinet approves provision of mobile connectivity in Left Wing Extremism Areas 23 May, 2018
Cabinet approves the joint issue of postage stamp between India and Russia 06 June, 2018
Cabinet approves Revision in the wage structure and allowances of Gramin Dak Sevaks (GDS) of the Department of Posts 06 June, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Viet Nam on Joint issue of postage stamp 13 June, 2018
Cabinet approves joint issue of postage stamp between India and South Africa 09 August, 2018
Cabinet approves National Digital Communications Policy-2018 26 September, 2018
Cabinet approves Procurement Quota to M/s ITI Ltd. in procurements made by BSNL, MTNL and BBNL 08 November 2018
Cabinet approves MoC between India and Japan for Cooperation in the Postal field 06 December, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Armenia on joint issue of postage stamp 06 December, 2018
 
Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change  
Cabinet approves Ratification of the Minamata Convention on Mercury 07 Feb 2018
Cabinet approves a Memorandum of Cooperation between India and France in the field of environment 07 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves an agreement between India and France to prevent illicit consumption and reduction of illicit traffic in Narcotic Drugs, Psychotropic Substances and Chemical Precursors and related offences 07 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves continuation of Swatantra Sainik 07 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves continuation of the Centrally Sponsored Umbrella Scheme of Integrated Development of Wildlife Habitats beyond 12th Plan 05 September, 2018
Cabinet approves Memorandum of Cooperation between India and Finland on Environmental Cooperation 10 October, 2018
Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding among BRICS Nations on Environmental Cooperation 24 October, 2018
Cabinet approves: i) Implementation of the umbrella scheme “Atmosphere & Climate Research-Modelling Observing Systems & Services”; ii) Sub-schemes to continue during 2017-20; and iii) National Facility for Airborne Resea… 22 November, 2018
Cabinet approves MoC between India and Japan in the field of Environmental Cooperation 06 December, 2018
Ministry of Home Affairs   
Cabinet approves Cadre review of Group ‘A’ Executive Cadre of Central Industrial Security Force10 Jan 2018
Cabinet approves signing of a Memorandum of Cooperation between India and USA on Law Enforcement Training07 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves the proposals for promulgation of the Daman and Diu Municipalities (Amendment) Regulation, 2018; 07 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and United Kingdom and Northern Ireland regarding cooperation and the Exchange of Information for the Purposes of Combating International Criminality and Tackling Serious Organised Crimes 28 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves revision of pay and allowances of Lieutenant Governors of Union Territories 11 April 2018
Cabinet approves Umbrella Schemes for Relief and Rehabilitation of Migrants and Repatriates 4 July 2018
Cabinet approves Special Remission to Prisoners on the occasion of 150th Birth Anniversary of Mahatma Gandhi 18 July 2018
Cabinet condoles the demise of Dr. M. Karunanidhi, former Chief Minister of Tamil Nadu 09 August, 2018
Cabinet approves raising of four additional battalions of National Disaster Response Force 09 August, 2018
Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Morocco on Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters 01 November, 2018
Cabinet condoles the demise of Shri Ananthkumar, Union Minister for Chemicals & Fertilizers and Parliamentary Affairs 13 November, 2018
Cabinet approves Commemoration of the 550th Birth Anniversary of Shri Guru Nanak Devji 22 November, 2018
  
Ministry of Law & Justice  
Cabinet approves the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Division of High Courts (Amendment) Bill, 2018 07 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves the Arbitration and Conciliation (Amendment) Bill, 2018 07 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Zambia in the field of Judicial Cooperation 28 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and United Kingdom on cooperation in the sphere of Law & Justice and establishing a Joint Consultative Committee 4 July 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Uzbekistan on Cooperation in the Sphere of Law & Justice 26 September, 2018
Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Morocco on Mutual Legal Assistance in Civil and Commercial Matters 08 November 2018
 
Ministry of New and Renewable Energy   
Cabinet apprised of MOU between India and Spain on India-Spain cooperation in renewable energy 02-August 2017
Cabinet apprised of the MoU between India and Italy on cooperation in the field of renewable energy 03 Jan 2018
Cabinet apprised of an MoU between India and Fiji on Cooperation in Renewable Energy 28 Feb 2018
Cabinet approves an MoU between India and Hellenic on Renewable Energy Cooperation 07 Mar 2018
Cabinet apprised of an MoU between India and Guyana on cooperation in Renewable Energy 21 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves Headquarters (Host country) Agreement between India and the International Solar Alliance 11 Apr 2018
Cabinet approves moving a Resolution in the first Assembly of the International Solar Alliance (ISA) for amending the Framework Agreement of the ISA for opening up the ISA membership to all countries that are members of … 01 November 2018
 
Ministry of MSMECabinet approves proposal for Amendment to the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006 to change the criteria of classification and to withdraw the MSMED (Amendment) Bill, 2015 – pending in Lok Sabha07 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Russia on cooperation in the field of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises 03 October, 2018
Ministry of ShippingCabinet approves MoU between India and Nepal for laying down implementation arrangement for construction of a new Bridge over Mechi River at Indo-Nepal border 23-August 2017
Cabinet approves revised Model Concession Agreement for PPP Projects in Major Ports 03 Jan 2018
Cabinet approves changes in the Major Port Authorities Bill 201607 Mar 2018
Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Cabinet approves signing of a MoU with United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland on Cooperation in the Field of Skill Development, Vocational Education and Training07 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves re-structuring of National Skill Development Fund (NSDF) and National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) to strengthen governance, implementation and monitoring framework 28 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves merger of National Council for Vocational Training, NCVT and National Skill Development Agency, NSDA to establish National Council for Vocational Education and Training, NCVET 10 October, 2018
Cabinet approves closure of Biecco Lawrie Limited10 October, 2018 
Cabinet approves Scheme for setting up of Indian Institute of Skills at different locations across the country in PPP modes 24 October, 2018 
 
Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports   
Cabinet apprised of an MoU signed between India and Tunisia for cooperation on Youth matters07 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Tajkistan on Cooperation on Youth Matters 22 November 2018
  
Ministry of Social Justice & Empowerment   
Cabinet approves fixed term for Chairperson and Members of the National Trust10 Jan 2018
Cabinet approves the extension of the term of the Commission constituted to examine the issue of Sub-categorization of Other Backward Classes in the Central List upto20th June, 2018 21 Mar 2018 
Cabinet approves setting up of a Commission to examine the Sub-Categorization within OBCs23-August 2018

Cabinet approves the extension of tenure of the Commission constituted to examine the issue of Sub-categorization within Other Backward Classes in the Central List 
13 June 2018
Cabinet approves creation of one post each of Vice-Chairperson and Member in the National Commission for Safai Karamcharis 4 July 2018
Cabinet approves extension of the term of the Commission to examine the issue of Sub-categorization of Other Backward Classes in the Central List 9 August, 2018
Cabinet approves continuation and revision of “Post Matric Scholarship for OBC Students for studying in India” 9 August, 2018
Cabinet approves extension of the term of the Commission to examine the issue of Sub-categorization of Other Backward Classes in the Central List till 31st May 2019  22 November 2018
 
  
Ministry of Electronics and IT Cabinet apprised of an MoU signed between India and Sri Lanka for promoting cooperation in the field of Information Technology and Electronics 14 Mar 2018 
 
Ministry of Civil Aviation 
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Germany on Cooperation in the field of Civil Aviation 27 June 2018
Cabinet approves renaming of Agartala Airport, Tripura as Maharaja Bir Bikram Manikya Kishore Airport, Agartala 4 July 2018
Cabinet approves signing of Memorandum of Understanding amongst BRICS Nations on the Regional Aviation Partnership 18 July 2018
Cabinet approves signing of Air Services Agreement between India and Morocco 29 August 2018
Cabinet approves renaming of Jharsuguda Airport, Odisha as “Veer Surendra Sai Airport, Jharsuguda” 01 November 2018
Cabinet approves leasing out six airports – Ahmedabad, Jaipur, Lucknow, Guwahati, Thiruvananthapuram and Mangaluru through PPP 08 November 2018
 Ministry of Development of North-East Region   
Boost for development projects in North-East 28 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves Repositioning of North Eastern Council 13 June, 2018
Ministry of AyushCabinet approves the MoU on Cooperation between India and Iran in the field of Traditional Systems of Medicine 14 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding between India and Sao Tome and Principe for Cooperation in the field of Traditional Systems of Medicine and Homoeopathy 25 Apr 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Sao Tome and Principe on cooperation in the field of Medicinal Plants 25 Apr 2018
 
Ministry of Tribal AffairsCabinet approves Inclusion of the communities ‘Parivara and Talawara’ as synonym of “Nayaka’ in the list of STs in Karnataka 21 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves declaration of Scheduled Areas in respect of Rajasthan under Fifth Schedule to the Constitution of India 25 Apr 2018
  
Ministry of Commerce and IndustryCabinet approves North-East Industrial Development Scheme (NEIDS) 2017 21 Mar 2018
Cabinet approvesMoU between India and Canada on IPRs 28 Mar 2018
Cabinet approves Long Term Agreements for supply of iron ore to Japan and South Korea through MMTC Limited 25 Apr 2018
Cabinet approves Cadre review and formation of Group ‘A’service of the technical cadre of Petroleum & Safety Organization (PESO) in the name of Indian Petroleum & Explosives Safety Service (IPESS) 02 May, 2018
Cabinet approves accession to WIPO Copyright Treaty, 1996 and WIPO Performance and Phonograms Treaty, 19964 July 2018
 Cabinet approves Trade Cooperation Framework between India and Rwanda29 August, 2018
Cabinet apprised of the MoU between India and South Korea for enhancing cooperation in Applied Science and Industrial Technology26 September, 2018
  
Ministry of MinesCabinet approves Restructuring of the Indian Bureau of Mines (IBM) – creation, abolition & upgradation of posts of Joint Secretary-level and above 02 May, 2018
Cabinet approves issue of fresh equity to the extent of 15% of the paid up equity capital by Hindustan Copper Limited 1 August, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Zimbabwe for cooperation in the field of geology, mining and mineral resources 06 December, 2018
  
Ministry of SpaceCabinet approves Polar Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark-III Continuation Programme – Phase 6 06 June, 2018
Cabinet approves Memorandum of Understanding between India and Oman on Cooperation in the peaceful uses of outer space 06 June, 2018
Cabinet approves Continuation Programme for Geosynchronous Satellite Launch Vehicle Mark-III 06 June, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Germany on Cooperation in the field of Civil Aviation 27 June 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Brunei Darussalam on Cooperation in the operation of Telemetry Tracking and Telecommand station for satellite and launch vehicles, and for cooperation in the field of Space Research, Science and Applications 12 September, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and South Africa on cooperation in the exploration and uses of outer space for peaceful purposes 12 September, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Tajkistan on Cooperation on Peaceful uses of Space Technology for Development 06 December, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Russia on Joint Activities under Human Spaceflight Programme 06 December, 2018
Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Uzbekistan on Cooperation in the exploration and uses of Outer Space for peaceful purposes 06 December, 2018
Cabinet approves MoU between India and Morocco for Cooperation in the Peaceful Uses of Outer Space 06 December, 2018
Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Algeria on Cooperation in the field of Space Sciences, Technologies and Applications 06 December, 2018
  
Ministry of Statics and Programme ImplementationCabinet approves continuation of Capacity Development Scheme for the period 2017-18 to 2019-20 12 September, 2018
Cabinet approves National Monitoring Framework on Sustainable Development Goals 24 October, 2018
  
Ministry of TextileCabinet approves closure of National Jute Manufactures Corporation Ltd. and its subsidiary Birds Jute & Exports Ltd. 10 October, 2018
Extension of Norms for Mandatory Packaging in Jute Materials 22 November, 2018
Ministry of PowerCabinet approves MoU between India and France in the field of energy efficiency/energy conservation 06 December, 2018
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