States Current Affairs
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, November 22, launched the ‘Har Ghar Nal Yojana’ (Tap Water to Every Household) for the residents of Uttar Pradesh’s Sonbhadra and Mirzapur district. Government was committed to solving the water scarcity problem and hence the scheme of worth ₹5,555 crores was launched in the state. Why was the region ..
On November 21, 2020, Maharashtra Chief Minister Uddav Thackeray launched “Maha Awas Yojana”. The project aims to build 8.82 lakhs of rural houses in 100 days. The project includes construction of toilets as well. The cost of the project has been estimated as Rs 4,000 crores. The Government of India recently announced Affordable housing Scheme ..
Topics: Housing for All • Housing for All by 2022 • Housing For All Mission • Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana • Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana • Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana- Urban • Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Gramin
On November 20, 2020, Government of India sanctioned a loan of 3,971 crores of rupees for micro irrigation projects in Tamil Nadu. This is one of the biggest loans being sanctioned for the state of Tamil Nadu. The loan has been sanctioned at subsidised interest rate under micro irrigation fund. The micro irrigation fund was ..
What are deemed forests? Why is Karnataka Government releasing 6.64 lakh hectares of deemed forests?
The State Government of Karnataka recently announced that it will soon declassify 6.64 lakh hectares of 9.94 hectares of deemed forests in the state. This is around 67% of the deemed forest land. What are deemed forests? Deemed Forests are land tracts that appear to be forest but have not been notified as forest in ..
On November 18, 2020, the Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa condemned the comments made by Maharashtra Deputy Chief Minister Ajit Pawar over the border dispute between the two states. Pawar mentioned the dispute as an attempt to incite fire. What is the border dispute between Maharashtra and Karnataka? The border dispute between the states ..