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Jal Jeevan Mission: Rs 5,968 crores released by the Centre

On May 17, 2021, the Union Government released Rs 5,968 crores of rupees to implement the Jal Jeevan Mission. The funds were released to fifteen states. This is the first instalment of the four to be released in 2021-22. Fund Allocation Out of the total funds allocated under the Jal Jeevan Mission, 93% are to ..

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National Climate Vulnerability Report

The Department of Science and Technology recently launched the National Climate Vulnerability Report. According to the report, eight Eastern States in the country are highly vulnerable to climate change. They are Mizoram, Bihar, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand and Assam. Key Findings of the report The report has developed state level “vulnerability indices” ..

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Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana: 1.12 crore employment generated

The Ministry of Finance recently announced that nearly Rs 15 lakh crores have been sanctioned under Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY). What are the achievements of PMMY? More than 28 crore 68 lakh loans have been sanctioned since the launch of Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana. Of the total loans provided, 68% were provided to women ..

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Odisha Govt to set up District Investment Promotion Agencies (DIPA)

The State of Odisha has decided to set up the dedicated “District Investment Promotion Agencies (DIPA)” in 30 districts of the state. The DIPA will help in promoting and facilitating the investment in the state. Significance of the move The state of Odisha has observed the significant industrial development in last two decades. This large-scale ..

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Cabinet approves Industrial Areas and Logistics Hub

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently approved Industrial Areas and Logistics Hub. What are the projects approved? The projects approved by the Cabinet are as follows: Construction of various trunk infrastructure components for Krishnapatnam Industrial Area in Andhra Pradesh Tumakuru Industrial Area in Karnataka Multi-modal Logistics Hub and Multi-modal transport hub ..

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