Panchayati Raj Institutions Current Affairs, GK & News

‘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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UNDP- Panchayati Raj Ministry MoU

The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Union Ministry of Panchayati Raj (MoPR) have signed an agreement with the aim of collaborating in the areas of knowledge sharing and strengthening the mechanism to monitor the localization of sustainable development goals (SDGs). Overview: This agreement was signed by Sunil Kumar, Secretary in the Ministry of ..

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Revamped Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan

Rs.5911 crores have been approved by the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs for the continuation of the ‘Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan’ (RGSA). The scheme has been extended for a period of four years from 1st April 2022 to 31st March 2026 with the aim of developing the Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) governance capabilities. Overview: The ..

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GeM Portal: 1 Lakh Crore Procurement

In the current fiscal year, goods and services procurement from the government portal GeM has crossed the mark of Rs 1 lakh crore. This occurred due to a growth in the buying activities by various departments and ministries. Overview: With this newly achieved figure, GeM has been ranked among the world’s top five systems for ..

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PM Narendra Modi launches Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan at Ramnagar, tribal-dominated district of Madhya Pradesh on the occasion of National Panchayati Raj Day (24 April). The scheme aims to strengthen the country’s Panchayati Raj system and address critical gaps that hinder its success. Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan It is Central Government sponsored scheme that aims ..

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Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan: CCEA approves restructured Centrally Sponsored Scheme

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved restructured Centrally Sponsored Scheme of Rashtriya Gram Swaraj Abhiyan (RGSA). The restructured scheme will focus on training, building infrastructure, stepping up initiatives for e-governance under e-Panchayat Mission Mode Project (MMP) to deliver on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). It will ..

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