Panchayati Raj Current Affairs, GK & News

What is SVAMITVA Scheme?

Prime Minister Narendra Modi launched the SVAMITVA Scheme- “Survey of Villages Abadi and Mapping with Improvised Technology in Village Areas” on April 24, 2020. The scheme was launched on National Panchayat Day. The Ministry of Panchayati Raj is the nodal ministry for the implementation of this scheme. Svamitva scheme was launched on a pilot-basis for ..

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Right to Recall Panchayat Member Bill of Haryana: Key Facts

The Haryana Government passed a bill on November 6 which provides a right to recall an elected member of Panchayati Raj Institutions if they fail to perform their duties well. The state government also provided 50% reservation to women in these bodies. Key Facts of Haryana’s Right to Recall Panchayat Member Bill The Haryana Panchayati ..

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Union Cabinet approves adoption of Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj Act

On October 21, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the adoption of Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj act. Key highlights The adoption of Panchayati Raj act will now establish the three tier of Grass root level democracy in Jammu and Kashmir. So far, the three-tier system was not in ..

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SVAMITVA Scheme: Property cards for rural landowners

On October 11, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi will distribute property cards to rural land owners under svamitva scheme. Highlights The property cards are to be distributed to villages in the states of Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Karnataka and Uttarakhand. Around 763 villages are to be benefited. This includes 346 villages from Uttar ..

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Maharashtra government to exempt all serving and retired soldiers of Maharashtra from Gram Panchayat property tax

Rural development ministry of Maharashtra government announced exemption of Gram Panchayat property tax for all serving and retired soldiers in Maharashtra. The resolution has been issued on that matter. The moves have been taken to honor the soldiers who risk their lives, to save the country. Previously the recipients of defence gallantry awards were excluded ..

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