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Rajasthan Job guarantee scheme : 10 GK & Current Affairs Facts

The Government of Rajasthan is going to launch Indira Gandhi Urban Employment Guarantee Scheme to provide employment to the residents of the city on the lines of Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme run by the Central Government. Important Facts This Urban Employment Guarantee Scheme will be started in Rajasthan from September 9. A ..

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Haridwar: Best Aspirational District

NITI Aayog has declared Haridwar city of Uttarakhand as the best aspirational district on the basis of five parameters. Haridwar has secured first position in Basic Infrastructure theme. Now an additional allocation of Rs 3 crore will be made to this city. Aspirational District Programme The programme was launched in January 2018 aims to quickly ..

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8 years of PM Jan Dhan Yojana

Recently, the central government’s ambitious scheme Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana has completed eight years. The main objective of this scheme was to include the poor section of the country in the main banking system. Under this scheme more than 46 crore bank accounts have been opened in 8 years. It has deposits of Rs ..

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UP Parivar Kalyan Card scheme

Recently, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath had talked about issuing ‘UP Parivar Kalyan Card’ soon for all the families of the state. Under this, the benefits of various welfare schemes running in the state can be availed. This will also help those families who are deprived of the schemes due to any reason. Key ..

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Large Area Certification (LAC) Scheme of PGS-India- A&N gets certification

The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer Welfare recently announced that around 14,491 hectares of land in Andaman and Nicobar Islands have been certified as organic. This is the first large contiguous territory to be certified under government scheme. Background The organic certification was provided under the Large Area Certification Scheme of the Participatory Guarantee System ..

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GoI establishes Khelo India State Centres of Excellence

The Ministry of Sports has launched Khelo India State Centres of Excellence. The centre aims to create robust sporting ecosystem in the country. Highlights The Sports Ministry has identified state owned sports facilities in 8 states of India. The facilities are to be upgraded into Khelo India State Centres of Excellence. The funds for the ..

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