Page-4 of Gram panchayat Current Affairs, GK & News
The National Panchayati Raj Day (NPRD) is celebrated every year in India on April 24 by the Ministry of Panchayati Raj. On this day, in 1993, the Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992 came into force that has institutionalized Panchayati Raj through the village, Intermediate and District level Panchayats.
Topics: Government • Government of India • Gram panchayat • Local self-government in India • Ministry of Panchayati Raj • National Panchayati Raj Day • Panchayati Raj • Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act
More than 2,47,000 gram panchayats across the country will receive Rs. 20 lakh each per annum for the Clean India campaign of Swachh Bharat Abhiyan that was launched by the PM on October 2. The discretion as to what project/work the funds should be used for is upto the gram panchayat, but it will have ..
In order to improve public delivery mechanism in the country, the Indian government will connect 250,000 gram panchayats with broadband within 16 months. The government has also assured that 58 pilots projects under implementation in Rajasthan, Andhra Pradesh and Tripura to make available broadband connectivity, would be accomplished in next 4months. The broadband connectivity for ..
Month: Current Affairs - July, 2012
Topics: Bharat Broadband Network • Government • Gram panchayat • India • Local government in India • Panchayati Raj • Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act • Providing Urban Amenities to Rural Areas
The Sports Ministry granted Rs 77 crore to 26 states for organizing annual sports competitions under the Panchayat Yuva Krida Aur Khel Abhiyan (PYKKA) scheme. The states include Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Chhattisgarh, Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Nagaland, Uttar Pradesh and West Bengal. The Scheme has so far covered around 52,000 village panchayats and ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2012
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
The government has amended Schedule-I and Schedule-II of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee (MGNREG) Act, 2005. There is now an expansion of the scope of activities permitted under the MNREGS by including 30 new activities. These will supplement agricultural and animal husbandry operations along with flood management and sanitation-related works in rural India. ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2012
Topics: Economy of India • Government • Gram panchayat • Human activities • hygiene • Indian labour law • Local government in India • National Rural Employment Guarantee Act • Panchayats (Extension to Scheduled Areas) Act • Right to work • sanitation