MGNREGA Current Affairs, GK & News

MGNREGA  Current Affairs, GK & News

Goa: First to become Har Ghar Jal State; to provide 100% Tap Water Connections

On October 9, 2020, the Ministry of Jal Shakti announced that Goa has become the first state in India to provide 100% tap water connections in rural areas. Around 2.3 lakh households were covered in the state. Highlights On its successful implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission, Goa has become the first “Har Ghar Jal State” ..

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India-UK Water Partnership Forum discuss on water conservation

The India-UK Water Partnership Forum was recently held. The forum discussed on developing water infrastructure in India. The countries linked Memorandum of Understanding between Ganga and British waters. Highlights The forum also discussed Namami Gange Programme, Jal Jeevan Mission and Swachh Bharat Mission. It showcased the investment and business opportunities in the Indian water sector. ..

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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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GoI: 19 lakh tap connections under Jal Jeevan Mision during Lock Down

On July 2, 2020, the Government of India announced that around 19 lakh tap connections were provided during lock down under Jal Jeevan Mission Jal Jeevan Mission The Mission aims to provide clean drinking water supply to all the households in the country by 2024. The objective is to provide 55 litres of potable water ..

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Atma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan launched

On June 26, 2020, PM Modi launched Atma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan. UP is one of the 6 states chosen where the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan is to be implemented. The other 5 states include MP, Maharashtra, Bihar, Odisha and Jharkhand. Highlights There are 30 lakh migrant workers in UP that have returned to ..

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