Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme Current Affairs, GK & News

Average income of MGNREGA workers got doubled during lock-down: CRISIL

Indian credit rating agency CRISIL has said according to its report, the average income of MGNREGA workers has doubled in the time period of the COVID-19 outbreak lockdown to around Rs 1,000 during the first quarter of the FY20. What is the MGNREGA scheme? Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act is a labor law ..

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Rs 1.83 lakh crore spent on MNREGA during 2017-18 to 2019-20

As per the recent data of the Government, Expenditure under MNREGA during 2017-18 to 2019-20 was Rs 1.83 lakh crore. When compared to 2011-12 to 2013-14 period, the expenditure on MNREGA almost doubled to Rs 1.83 lakh crore from Rs 92,483 in the former period. It was also announced that 526.97 lakh households were provided ..

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Tamil Nadu Water Resources Conservation and Augmentation Mission

The state of Tamil Nadu which is battling the water crisis especially in the capital Chennai has taken a step towards addressing the challenge comprehensively by instituting Tamil Nadu Water Resources Conservation and Augmentation Mission. About the Mission It would be a people-led movement to conserve and manage water and to ensure that water crises ..

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Jal Shakti Abhiyan

The Ministry of Jal Shakti of Central government is set to initiate the Jal Shakti Abhiyan to ramp up rainwater harvesting and conservation efforts in 255 water-stressed districts from July 1. About the Campaign The campaign aims to accelerate water harvesting, conservation and borewell recharge activities already being carried out under the Mahatma Gandhi National ..

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