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NITI Aayog’s Aspirational District Ranking released: Chandauli of UP tops

On January 29, 2020, the NITI Aayog released the ranking of Aspirational Districts of the country for the month of December 2019. The ranking is released every month. Highlights The Chandauli district of UP topped the list followed by Bolangir of Odisha, YSR (AP) in second and third positions respectively. Sahibanj of Jhatkhand and Hailakandi ..

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Composite Regional Centre launched in Port Blair

The Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment launched the Composite Regional Centre (CRC) for skill development, empowerment of persons and rehabilitation in Port Blair. The Composite Regional Centres in India are located in Kozhikode, Bhopal, Lucknow, Patna, Guwahati, Srinagar, Ahmedabad, Mandi and Suraghi (Chhattisgarh). Highlights The CRCs are centres set under Ministry of Social Justice ..

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Report Card on Smart Cities to be released by June 2020

The Government of India will release a report card on 100 selected smart cities by June 2020. The cities are to be assessed based on public performance index, ease of living and climate in June. The initiative is being undertaken as the Smart City Project completes 5 years in June. Highlights The cities are also ..

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India’s first underwater Metro: To begin in March 2022 in Kolkata

The first underwater Metro is being constructed in Hooghly river. The project is awaiting clearance of 2.8 million USD from the Indian Railways. Highlights The Hooghly Metro is one of the oldest Metro in the country. It was started in 1984. The new under water tunnel will carry 20% of city’s population and will cross ..

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GoI: 6th Island Development Agency meeting held in New Delhi

On January 13, 2020, Home Minister Amit Shah chaired the sixth Island Development Agency meeting in New Delhi. The meeting focused on “Green Development in the Islands to reach new heights” Highlights The meeting reviewed the work progress of the programme, “Holistic Development of Islands”. The Island Development Agency (IDA) has taken up scientifically assessed ..

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