States Current Affairs

KVIC’s Honey Mission: Bee boxes distributed to migrant workers

Minister of State for MSME, Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi handed over 700 bee boxes to 70 migrant workers of two districts of the state of Uttar Pradesh which provided them the livelihood opportunity through the “Honey Mission” program. What is KVIC’s Honey Mission? The Honey Mission was launched by Khadi and Village Industries Commission in ..

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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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India’s longest ropeway service opened in Guwahati over Brahmaputra

Northeast Indian city, Guwahati has earned the longest river crossing ropeway in India across the Brahmaputra river. The project has been completed with an enormous effort of 11 years. About the ropeway It was installed by Kolkata-based Samir Damodar Ropeways. The 1.8-kilometer long ropeway linked North Guwahati to Guwahati City. The carrying capacity of the ..

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Mumbai Urban Transport Project-III: India signs USD 500 million loan agreement with AIIB

A loan agreement has been signed by the Central government of India, State Government of Maharashtra, Mumbai Railway Vikas Corporation, and the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank for a Mumbai Urban Transport Project-III worth 500 million USD. What is Mumbai Urban Transport Project-III? It is a project supervised and implemented by the Mumbai Metropolitan Region Development ..

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National Education Policy 2020: Karnataka set to be the first state to implement

Karnataka is going to be the first state in India to implement the new National Education Policy 2020. Necessary administrative reforms and amendments are reportedly being implemented by the state government to welcome the newly launched National Education Policy. Key highlights A high-level task force was constituted immediately after the publication of the draft of ..

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