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Highest Allocation to MGNREGA

The Government of India has allocated Rs 1,01,500 crores under the MGNREGA programme in the year 2020-21 so far. This is the highest provision of funds allocated for the scheme since its launch. Highlights The Government of India has already released Rs 31,493 crores. So far 6.69 crore persons have been offered work under the ..

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GoI: No New Schemes for a year

On June 5, 2020, the Government of India announced that no new schemes will be approved till March 31, 2021. Till then, the schemes under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana and Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan are to be implemented. Highlights The Government of India will implement the schemes that were announced under Atma Nirbhar Bharat ..

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Central Employment Guarantee Council Meet chaired by Rural Development Minister

On June 2, 2020, the Union Minister of Rural Development Shri Narendra Singh Tomar chaired the 21st meeting of the Central Employment Guarantee Council. Highlights During the meet, it was highlighted that the GoI has created assets for irrigation and water conservation. Also, individual assets have been created to help agriculture under MGNREGA. All time ..

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Arunachal Pradesh to provide Tap connection to all by March 2023

On June 2, 2020, the National Jal Jeevan Mission approved the Annual Action Plan of Arunachal Pradesh. Under the plan, the state is to provide tap connection to all the rural households in the state by 2023. Highlights In order to achieve the plan, the GoI has approved Rs 255 as additional funds. The State ..

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GoI approves Rs 445 crores for Chhattisgarh under Jal Jeevan Mission

On May 29, 2020, the Union Government approved Rs 445 crores under Jal Jeevan Mission for Chhattisgarh for the year 2020-21. Highlights The Funds will be used to help Chhattisgarh achieve its mission of providing tap water connection to all the households in the state by 2023-24. There are 45 households in the state. OF ..

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