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3 Schemes launched by Jharkhand to increase MNREGA working days

On May 5, 2020, the Jharkhand Government launched three schemes to increase working hours of MNREGA workers. The schemes will help generate more than 25 crore man days and help workers earn more wages. The Schemes The schemes were launched by the Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren. The schemes are as follows Birsa Harit Gram Yojana ..

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Second Installment of Rs 500 deposited under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

The Government of India recently approved the second installment of Rs 500 under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. Highlights Under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, Rs 500 was to be provided in three installments. The second installment has been released under the scheme. More than 20 crore women were benefitted when the first installment was ..

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Jal Shakti Abhiyan: Monsoon steps begun

The Jal Shakti Abhiyan has taken all measures to boost the rural economy and combat present health crisis created by COVID-19. Also, the scheme is to use large availability of rural labour forces (due to lock down). Highlights The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) had recently announced that the monsoon rains in the country are to ..

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Third Phase of Gujarat’s “Sujalam Sufalam Jal Sanchay Abhiyan” begins

The Gujarat state government has launched the 3rd edition of the Sujalam Sufalam Jal Sanchay Abhiyan to prepare the water bodies before the monsoon. Background The Sujalam Sufalam Jal Sanchay Abhiyan is a water conservation scheme launched by the Gujarat state government in 2018 after experiencing a weak monsoon. The second edition was launched in ..

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Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana: 32 Crore receive financial assistance

Under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, more than 32 crore have received financial assistance so far. Highlights The scheme has benefitted the public in the following ways 29 Cores of beneficiaries have been distributed free food grains. 8 lakhs have received free cylinders under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana Rs 7.47 crore transferred under Pradhan Mantri ..

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