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Aspirational Districts Programme

‘Transformation of Aspirational Districts’ programme aims to quickly and effectively transform these districts. Under this program the Government identified 115 backward districts for rapid transformation by 2022. The broad contours of the programme are Convergence (of Central & State Schemes), Collaboration (of Central, State level ‘Prabhari’ Officers & District Collectors), and Competition among districts driven ..

NITI Aayog announces Top Aspirational Districts in Education Sector

NITI Aayog has announced the top five aspirational districts in education sector. Highlights It has ranked the most improved aspirational districts in the education sector for September month. As per NITI Aayog’s delta rankings in education sector, Bhoopalpalli in Telangana has topped. Bhoopalpalli is followed by: Chatra & Sahibganj in Jharkhand Nuapada in Odisha and ..

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NITI Aayog-Byju’s partnered to provide free education in Aspirational Districts

NITI Aayog has partnered with BYJU’S on September 17, 2021, in a bid to provide free access to education to students in 112 Aspirational Districts in India. Key Points Under the partnership, Byju’s will provide free access to its high-quality and tech-driven learning programmes to students in order to ensure access to quality education. This ..

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UNDP report on Aspirational Districts Programme

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India has released an independent report and lauded Aspirational Districts Programme (ADP) as ‘a successful model of local area development’. Key findings of report As per the report, ADP should serve as a best practice for other countries where regional disparities are persisting with respect to development. Report highlights, ADP ..

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Budget 2021: PM Aatma Nirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana and Mission Poshan 2.0 announced

The Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman, has announced two new centrally sponsored scheme namely, the PM AatmaNirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana and the Mission Poshan 2.0 while presenting the Union Budget 2021. Highlights As per the announcement, a new centrally sponsored scheme called PM Aatma Nirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana will be launched Further, an outlay ..

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Niti Aayog releases second Delta Ranking of Aspirational districts

The government think tank, Niti Ayog has released the second Delta Ranking of the Aspirational Districts Programme. The second delta ranking measures the incremental progress made by 111 Aspirational Districts between June 1, 2018, and October 31, 2018, across six developmental areas of health and nutrition, education, agriculture and water resources, financial inclusion, skill development, ..

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