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India-ADB sign loan to expand Rural Connectivity in Maharashtra

Indian government and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a 300-million-dollar loan on September 8, 2021 to expand rural connectivity in Maharashtra. Highlights Loan agreement was signed as additional financing in order to scale up improvement of rural connectivity. Additional financing for the “Maharashtra Rural Connectivity Improvement Project” will help in improving additional 1,100 rural ..

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Rural Infrastructure Development Fund

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) recently announced that it provided Rs 1,236 crores to Assam in 2020-21 from its Rural Infrastructure Development Fund (RIDF). What is RIDF? It was created in 1995-96 with an initial corpus of Rs 2,000 crores. In 2020-21, Rs 29,848 crores was allocated to RIDF. With this ..

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GoI: 19 lakh tap connections under Jal Jeevan Mision during Lock Down

On July 2, 2020, the Government of India announced that around 19 lakh tap connections were provided during lock down under Jal Jeevan Mission Jal Jeevan Mission The Mission aims to provide clean drinking water supply to all the households in the country by 2024. The objective is to provide 55 litres of potable water ..

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Garib Kalyan Rojgar Web Portal launched

On June 26, 2020, the Union Rural Development Minister Narendra Singh Tomar launched a web portal for the successful implementation of Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan. The portal is to provide scheme related information to the people. Highlights The Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan was launched by PM Modi to provide employment to the migrant workers returning ..

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