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Bihar to get Rs 560 cr credit from the World Bank for project Jeevika

The Central Govt and the Bihar Government inked pact with the World Bank for $ 100 million additional credit to intensify the ongoing Bihar Rural Livelihoods Project, Jeevika. Objective of Project Jeevika: The Project is targeted at enhancing the social and economic status of the rural poor in Bihar. The supplementary financing will help strengthen ..

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Govt to revisit Watershed management guidelines

The guidelines provided for Integrated Watershed Management Programme to be revised as State Governments found the current guidelines rigid and inflexible to their requirement. The States have demanded that the cost of Rs 15,000 per hectare allocated for Naxal affected areas to implement watershed management programme should also be extended to areas with special problems. ..

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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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NPS Lite accounts cross 11 Lakh mark

In terms of the number of accounts opened, the New Pension System (NPS) – Lite scheme meant for the economically disadvantaged, has left behind its older twin NPS-Main focussed on the organised sector. NPS-Lite has already passed 11 lakh subscribers in a small time span. As per the latest figures, the NPS-Lite accounts doubled in ..

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Current Affairs: February 2, 2012

122 2-G licenses cancelled by SC The Supreme Court cancels 122 2-G licenses allocated to telecom companies in 2008. The court mandated that the licenses were granted in arbitrary and unconstitutional manner. The Supreme Court asks the Telecom Regulatory Authority of India to make fresh recommendation on the grant of these licenses. The companies which ..

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