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Cabinet approves 'Housing For All by 2022' scheme
The union cabinet on Wednesday approved the 'Housing for All by 2022' programme for slum rehabilitation in urban areas.
 
According to Press Information Bureau Director General Frank Noronha, it will focus on promotion of affordable housing for weaker sections.
 
"Housing for All 2022 envisages affordable housing partnership with public and private sectors," Noronha tweeted.
 
He added that it "envisages interest subsidy of 6.5 percent on housing loans availed upto a tenure of 15 yrs for economically weaker section and low income group categories".
 
It will also provide for central grant of rupees one lakh per house, on an average under slum rehabilitation programme.

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Cabinet approves new BIS bill
The union cabinet on Wednesday approved a new Bureau of Indian Standards Bill, 2015, which, when implemented, will replace the existing BIS Act, 1986.
 
"New BIS Bill envisages mandatory certification regime to protect health, safety, environment etc.," Press Information Bureau Director General Frank Noronha tweeted.
 
"New BIS provisions to allow multiple conformity assessment schemes, including self-declaration of conformity," he said.

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Mobile app launched to curb misleading ads
Lodging and tracking complaints against misleading advertisements has become easier courtesy a mobile app launched by the Advertising Standard Council of India (ASCI), a statement said on Wednesday.
 
Pegged as India's first consumer complaint mobile app, the 'ASCIonline' app is currently available on Android and iOS platforms.
 
Narendra Ambwani, ASCI chairman, said the app will ease access for lodging complaints.
 
"Today, mobiles devices are more widely used compared to desktops. With growing use of smartphones, consumers want apps to put power of doing transactions in their pocket. 'ASCIonline Mobile App' is consumer friendly and can be freely downloaded," Ambwani said.
 
"It will be very useful as one can track the status of the complaints which he or she registered on our portal with the help of the app," he said.
 
The app enables consumers to lodge complaints by simply providing advertisement details and the objection to the particular ad.
 
Other features include checking history of previously registered complaints, tracking status of complaints, managing profile and push notifications. 
 
There is no need to log out or log in.

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