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North Eastern States Roads Investment Programme

The North Eastern States Roads Investment Programme was launched in 2011. It aims to build 433 km long roads in six north eastern states. They were Manipur, Assam, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Tripura and Sikkim. The project should be completed by August 2022. Around 36 lakh people are benefitted from the programme. What is the need for ..

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SRESHTA Scheme: Residential Education for Students in High Schools in Targeted Areas

The Government of India is to launch SRESTHA Scheme for the Scheduled Caste students. The scheme will provide quality residential education to the students. Key Features The scheme is to be implemented by the Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment. It targets the meritorious students of Scheduled Caste. It will also help to control the ..

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Rural Development Ministry-Flipkart MoU to empower local businesses

Ministry of Rural Development of Government of India (MoRD) and Flipkart has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihood Mission (DAY-NRLM). Key Facts MoU between ministry & Flipkart will help in empowering local businesses and self-help groups (SHGs) by bringing them into the e-commerce fold. Partnership is ..

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Vidya Deevena Scheme of Andhra Pradesh

The Andhra Pradesh Government recently released Rs 686 crores for the Vidya Deevena Scheme. This is the third tranche of the scheme. It is an education assistance scheme. Key Features of Vidya Deevena Scheme The Vidya Deevena Scheme provides scholarships (in terms of fee reimbursements) to students who are not able to pay their college ..

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Kerala Tourism launches STREET project

Kerala Tourism is set to launch “STREET Project” at select spots across seven districts, in order to take tourism deep into the interiors and hinterland of the state. About STREET Project This project will help visitors to experience the diversity of offerings at these places. In the first phase, the project would be implemented in ..

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