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Jal Jeevan Mission: Lab on Wheels launched

On October 12, 2020, the state government of Haryana launched “Lab on Wheels” to test the water quality in the state. The water quality of Haryana is mainly affected by fluoride, iron, nitrate and alkalinity. Lab on wheels is a mobile laboratory. The mobile laboratory has been launched under Jal Jeevan Mission. About lab on ..

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AMRUT scheme completes 5 years of success

On June 25, 2020, the AMRUT scheme completed its 5 years of successful implementation. In order to commemorate the success of the scheme, the Ministry of Urban Affairs launched an online event. The event highlighted the success of AMRUT. Highlights The event highlighted the success of AMRUT in achieving 54 milestones in 4 years of ..

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Highest Allocation to MGNREGA

The Government of India has allocated Rs 1,01,500 crores under the MGNREGA programme in the year 2020-21 so far. This is the highest provision of funds allocated for the scheme since its launch. Highlights The Government of India has already released Rs 31,493 crores. So far 6.69 crore persons have been offered work under the ..

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Arunachal Pradesh to provide Tap connection to all by March 2023

On June 2, 2020, the National Jal Jeevan Mission approved the Annual Action Plan of Arunachal Pradesh. Under the plan, the state is to provide tap connection to all the rural households in the state by 2023. Highlights In order to achieve the plan, the GoI has approved Rs 255 as additional funds. The State ..

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Jal Jeevan Mission: Funds allocated to Assam and Bihar

The Central Government has allocated Rs 1,832 crores to Bihar and Rs 1,407 crores to Assam under Jal Jeevan Mission. Assam In Assam, the Jal Jeevan mission aims to provide tap connections to over 13 lakh rural households by 2020-21. The state aims weaker and marginalized sections on priority basis. Village Action Plans have been ..

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