Gram panchayat Current Affairs, GK & News

Gram panchayat  Current Affairs, GK & News

SVAMITVA Scheme: Property cards for rural landowners

On October 11, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will distribute property cards to rural land owners under svamitva scheme. Highlights The property cards are to be distributed to villages in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Uttarakhand. Around 763 villages are to be benefited. This includes 346 villages from Uttar ..

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Haryana Government postpones Panchayat Elections

On June 30, 2020, Haryana Government announced that due to COVID-19 crisis, the state government is cancelling Panchayat elections this year. The panchayat elections have been postponed to February 2021. Panchayati Raj Act According to the Panchayati Raj Act, the current Panchayat members of Haryana including the Sarpanch and Panches will continue to function till ..

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April 24: National Panchayati Raj Day

Every year, Indian Government celebrates April 24 as National Panchayati Raj Day. The day is also called National Local Self Government Day. Highlights The National Panchayati Raj Day was first declared by the then PM Manmohan Singh in 2010. The day is being marked every year by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj. 2020 In the ..

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World Bank and GoI sign Agreement on Climate Resilient Rain-Fed Agriculture

On March 11, 2020, the World Bank, Government of India and Government of Himachal Pradesh signed a loan agreement of 80 million USD to increase agricultural productivity and improve water management practices in Himachal Pradesh. Highlights The loan is to be used to implement the project in around 428 Gram Panchayats. The Panchayats are spread ..

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Fourth Anniversary of Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission celebrated

The Fourth Anniversary of Shyama Mukherji Rurban Mission is being celebrated all over India on February 21, 2020. It was launched on February 21, 2016. The mission aims at stimulating local economic development and create well planned Rurban Regions Highlights The mission aims to develop 300 Rurban clusters. The Niti Aayog has proposed that these ..

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