Ministry of Rural Development Current Affairs, GK & News

JALDOOT App

The Indian government recently launched the JALDOOT App and JALDOOT App e-brochure. Key facts The JALDOOT application was jointly developed by union ministries of Panchayat and Rural Development. This app can be used by Gram Rojgar Sahyak to measure the water level in a well twice a year before and after monsoon. It enables the ..

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‘Azadi se Antyodaya Tak’ Inter-ministerial Campaign

Giriraj Singh, India’s Rural Development Minister has launched the ‘Azadi se Antyodaya Tak,’ 90-day inter-ministerial campaign on 28th April 2022. This campaign has been launched keeping in line with the Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav. Overview: Celebrating the year-long Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav, the identified districts under this campaign are aligned with them being the birthplace ..

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Captive Employer Initiative

‘Captive Employer’, is a first of its kind initiative that is aimed at addressing the vision of a demand-based and dynamic skilling ecosystem that caters to the requirements of the industry while assuring sustainable placements for the rural poor youth of the country. Under this initiative, post-training placement of candidates for at least six months ..

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Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission- Approval of New Clusters

Marking the 6th anniversary of Shyama Prasad Mukherji Rurban Mission, ministry of Rural Development approved 296 clusters under it. 6th anniversary was observed on February 21, 2022. About Shyama Prasad Mukherji Mission The Shyama Prasad Mukherji Mission was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in 2016 for developing 300 clusters across India holistically by providing ..

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World Bank ‘REWARD’ Project

The World Bank, the Government of India, the State Governments of Karnataka, and Odisha, have signed a USD 115 million deal for the Rejuvenating Watersheds for Agricultural Resilience through Innovative Development Programme to help national and state governments adopt improved watershed management practices to help farmers become more resilient to climate change, improve incomes, and ..

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Yuktdhara: New portal launched under Geoportal Bhuvan

The government launched a new geospatial planning portal called ‘Yuktdhara’ under Bhuvan. It was launched by Giriraj Singh, Minister of Rural Development and Panchayati Raj. Key Facts about Yuktdhara This new portal will help in facilitating new MGNREGA assets with the help of remote sensing as well as geographic information system-based data. Portal will also ..

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