The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for the protocol amending the Agreement between India and Kyrgyz Republic for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income.
The Protocol amending Double Taxation Avoidance Agreement (DTAA) aims to update Article 26 (Exchange of Information) of the DTAA to international standards.
Cabinet also approved creation of National Testing Agency as an autonomous and self-sustained testing organization to conduct entrance examinations for higher educational institutions.
Cabinet noded for the Development of Exhibition-cum-Convention Centre, Dwarka (New Delhi) and allied infrastructure, to be completed by year 2025.
Cabinet gave approval to utilize part of stock of pulses in Central buffer, for meeting the protein component under various Central Government schemes that provide nutrition to various target groups.