Gram Panchayats Current Affairs, GK & News

Gram Panchayats  Current Affairs, GK & News

Maharashtra government to exempt all serving and retired soldiers of Maharashtra from Gram Panchayat property tax

Rural development ministry of Maharashtra government announced exemption of Gram Panchayat property tax for all serving and retired soldiers in Maharashtra. The resolution has been issued on that matter. The moves have been taken to honor the soldiers who risk their lives, to save the country. Previously the recipients of defence gallantry awards were excluded ..

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Jal Jeevan Mission: J&K, Haryana to provide Tap Connections to all by 2022

The Jal Jeevan Mission aims to provide drinking water to every household. It aims to provide tap connections to every rural household. With the COVID-19 crisis at its peak, the central government is to implement the mission based on priority basis. Highlights The Central Government has advised the state governments to take up the mission ..

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E-Gram Swaraj Application and Portal launched

On April 24, 2020, PM Narendra Modi launched E-Gram Swaraj application and 2 portals to accelerate pace of development in villages. Highlights The application will help panchayats to complete development projects in villages. It will accelerate project in villages starting from planning to completion. The Swamitva Yojana will use drones to map properties in villages. ..

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Swachh Bharat Mission: Gram Panchayats get more funds under 15th finance commission

The GoI approved the implementation of second phase of Swachh Bharat Mission in February 2020. The Mission is to focus two crore projects during its second phase. It includes Open Defecation Free Plus and solid and liquid waste management. During this phase, the primary focus is to be provided on gram panchayats Fund Allocation Every ..

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Bhuvan Panchayat 3.0 launched by ISRO

On January 29, 2020, ISRO (Indian Space Research Organization) launched Bhuvan Panchayat version 3.0. Highlights Under the project, the ISRO will collaborate with Gram panchayat members to understand their data requirements. The portal will function with the help of satellite technology of ISRO. The project will run for two years. The portal aims at helping ..

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