It approved an MoU between Election Commission of India and Election Commission of Maldives on cooperation in the field of Electoral Management and Administration.
This includes the exchange of knowledge and experience in the field of organizational and technical development of the electoral process, support in exchanging information, institutional strengthening and capacity building and training of personnel.
In other significant decisions today the cabinet cleared the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill.
Briefing media in New Delhi after the meeting, Information and Broadcasting Minister Prakash Javadekar said, the bill takes care of India’s interest and it will be introduced in Parliament as soon as possible.
The Union Cabinet approved the launch of Bharat Bond Exchange Traded Fund to provide additional money for CPSUs, CPSEs and other Government organizations.
The government also approved the Central Sanskrit Universities Bill to be introduced in the Parliament. The bill has provision for conversion of three Sanskrit Deemed to be Universities into Central Universities.
The Cabinet also approved the withdrawal of Jammu And Kashmir Reservation (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019.