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What are the features of RCS- UDAN 4.0?

Under the fourth version of the government’s regional connectivity scheme UDAN 4.0, a total of 78 additional routes have been approved by the aviation ministry. It will further boost regional connectivity in remote areas of the country. Features The prime focus of the latest round will be on the North Eastern Region, states with hilly ..

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How important is ‘Privacy’ in the new National Digital Health Mission?

The draft of NDMH’s Health Data Management Policy that looks forward to inducting all necessary data privacy measures as part of the digitization of the healthcare system has been released recently by the National Health Authority (NHA) for public opinion. National Digital Health Mission The National Digital Health Mission is a flagship program of the ..

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Why do Indian Coastal states fare better in NITI Aayog’s Export Preparedness Index?

Niti Aayog’s Export Preparedness Index of 2020 has been released. Gujarat topped the list and followed by Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. As per the report, six of eight coastal states secured their places in the top ten rankings. That clearly indicates the importance of the export facilities of the states. The index Niti Aayog has ..

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Average income of MGNREGA workers got doubled during lock-down: CRISIL

Indian credit rating agency CRISIL has said according to its report, the average income of MGNREGA workers has doubled in the time period of the COVID-19 outbreak lockdown to around Rs 1,000 during the first quarter of the FY20. What is the MGNREGA scheme? Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act is a labor law ..

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PM-KISAN: Government initiated the process to identify illegal beneficiaries

The government’s concern over illegal beneficiaries of the PM-KISAN scheme is going to cease very soon as it has decided to identify farmers who are illegally receiving benefits. What is the PM-KISAN scheme? Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi is a government initiative to provide minimum income support of Rs. 6,000 per year. It was announced ..

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What is the function of NABARD? What is its Credit guarantee scheme for NBFC-MFIs?

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) announced the introduction of a dedicated debt and credit guarantee scheme for non-banking financial companies and microfinance institutions to make sure the abundant flow of credit in COVID-19  affected rural areas. Functions of NABARD National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development is the apex development finance ..

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