National Rural Livelihoods Mission Current Affairs, GK & News

GoI boosts Rural Development schemes

On April 24, 2020, the Union Minister of Agriculture and Family Welfare Shri Narendra Singh Tomar held video conference with State rural development ministers. During the meet, the minister shared plan of GoI to boost rural development scheme Highlights The following schemes are to be boosted under rural development programme Mahatma Gandhi Rural Employment Guarantee ..

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Core Strategy Group formed in CSIR

On April 13, 2020, a core strategy group was formed in CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research). The group will work towards rapid and economical diagnostics, digital and molecular surveillance and repurposing of drugs. Concerns The GoI has not yet displayed list of dedicated hospitals for COVID-19. For now, when a person is suspicious ..

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National Rural Livelihood Mission: PPEs by Women SHGs

The COVID-19 outbreak has brought in unprecedented health emergency worldwide. This has created huge demand for PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) and face shields. In order to fulfil these needs, the Self-Help Groups spread all over India have now stepped into the production of PPEs and other medical essentials. Highlights Under National Rural Livelihood Mission, there ..

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MoU for Strengthening Rural Poor Institutions signed with Gates Foundation

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed by the Ministry of Rural Development, Government of India with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation on Wednesday, 24th January 2020. The MoU inked is under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM). The MoU aims to strengthen the rural poor institutions at the grass-root ..

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World Bank and Government of India inks loan agreement for NRETP

The World Bank will provide a $250-million loan for the National Rural Economic Transformation Project (NRETP). National Rural Economic Transformation Project is a new sub-component under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana – National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM) of the Ministry of  Rural Development. National Rural Economic Transformation Project NRETP supports enterprise development programmes for rural poor women and ..

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