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30 new activities brought under NREGS

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. ..

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Delta Airlines world’s first carrier to produce own fuel

U.S.-based Delta Airlines will soon become the world’s first air carrier to produce its own jet fuel. Delta announced it is buying a oil refinery near Philadelphia from the Phillips 66 oil company for 150 million Dollars for the purpose. Delta spent 12 billion dollar on jet fuel last year, which was about 36 percent ..

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Playground in Villages under IAP Districts-Rural Development Ministry

The proposal to build one playground in each village, falling under the 60 Integrated Action Plan (IAP) districts under the MGNREGS works was approved by the Union Rural Development Authority. The playground would be used for games like football, volleyball, hockey and kabbadi. The decision was taken with an aim to revitalize sports for the ..

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Current Affairs : November 25, 2011

Dnata launches travel services in India Dnata (www.dnata.com), the fourth largest air services provider in the world announced its first foray into the Indian market with the official launch of its travel services operation in India. Dnata, in partnership with award-winning international corporate services company and one of the world’s leading travel management companies, Hogg ..

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Problems with MGNREGA Scheme

Problems with MGNREGA and recasting of the scheme Discuss the problems of the MNREGA Scheme. Do you think that this is a truly Demand Based Programme? Why this scheme needs an overhaul? Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) came into existence by a legislation by Parliament of India in 2005. It provides legal ..

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