Those who have crossed 60 years and those who have retired from service after 55 years of age, are eligible to join the SCSS scheme. The maturity period is five years.
New agricultural programmes are provided under the priority areas of inclusive development and green growth. Digital infrastructure for agriculture will be built as an open source, open standard and inter operable public good.
With Railway Minister Ashwini Vaishnav announcing the revamping of Vande Bharat train production, Kerala, which operates a large number of long-distance trains, hopes to get one or two of the high-speed trains. It may also benefit from the decision to increase the routes of Bharat Gaurav tourist trains operated by private parties.