MGNREGA Current Affairs, GK & News

MGNREGA

Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act (MGNREGA) is a flagship programme of Government of India implemented by Ministry of Rural Development w.e.f 02.02.2006. The main objective of the programme is to provide for the enhancement of livelihood security of the rural households by ensuring a legal right for atleast 100 days of unskilled wage employment ..

What is Climate Resilience Information System and Planning Tool?

Union Minister of Rural Development & Panchayati Raj, Giriraj Singh, launched the “Climate Resilience Information System and Planning (CRISP-M) tool” through a virtual event. Key Points The CRISP-M tool has been launched in order to integrate the climate information in the “Geographic Information System (GIS) based watershed planning” under the MGNREGA. This tool will help ..

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Chhattisgarh govt to provide ₹6,000 to landless labourers

Chhattisgarh government launched the ‘Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Bhumihin Majdur Nyay Yojana’. Under this scheme, Rs 6000 will be provided to each of 12 lakh landless labourers. Key Points Scheme was launched with the provision of Rs 200 crores. It will benefit 12 lakh landless families. Chief Minister of Chattisgarh Bhupesh Baghel had announced this scheme ..

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NMMS App & Area Officer Monitoring App Launched

National Mobile Monitoring Software (NMMS) app and Area officer monitoring App was launched by Rural Development Minister, Narendra Singh Tomar on May 22, 2021. These apps are a big step towards bringing the transparency and proper monitoring of the schemes. About NMMA App NMMS App has been launched to take real time attendance of workers ..

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National Climate Vulnerability Report

The Department of Science and Technology recently launched the National Climate Vulnerability Report. According to the report, eight Eastern States in the country are highly vulnerable to climate change. They are Mizoram, Bihar, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand and Assam. Key Findings of the report The report has developed state level “vulnerability indices” ..

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Jal Jeevan Mission: State-Wise Planning Exercise started for 2021–22

The Ministry of Jal Shakti recently announced that it is to roll out annual planning exercise with the States and Union Territories. What is the plan? The exercise is to be conducted by a committee chaired by the Secretary of Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation. The Committee will take up two states or Union ..

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