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Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana: Coir Geo Textiles approved for rural road construction

Under the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana, the Coir Geo Textiles are to be used in rural road development. This is to be done by the National Rural Infrastructure Development Agency. Coir Geotextiles They are made of coir and last up to 3 to 5 years. The coir geotextiles degrades into humus. This enriches the ..

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India to provide 107.01 million Nepali rupees for construction of schools in Nepal

On March 16, 2020, India signed Memorandum of Understanding with Nepal for construction of new schools in the country. Under the MoU, India is to provide 107.01 million Nepali rupees. Highlights India as an initial step of the agreement handed over a cheque of 8 lakh rupees (INR). The India-Nepal Development Partnership Programme is to ..

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Parliamentary Panel: More than 40% of schools are without power and playgrounds

A Parliamentary panel set up on education submitted its report to Rajya Sabha on 2020-21 demand for grants. The report said that shortfalls in budget funds has led to critical infrastructure gaps. Key findings of the report The Panel in its report says that more than 27% cuts have been made in budget allocations for ..

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Annual Status of Education Report 2019

On January 14, 2020, the Non-Profit Organization Pratham released its annual report, Annual Status of Education Report, 2019. The report is based on the survey conducted in 26 districts that covers 36,000 children in the age group of 4 to 8 years. Key Findings of the report Number of girls enrolled in government schools is ..

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Amma Vodi scheme launched in Andhra Pradesh

On January 9, 2020, Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy launched Amma Vodi Scheme in Chittoor. It is one of the nine flagship programmes of the Andhra Government. The programmes are called Navratanalu. The scheme is first of its kind in the country. Key Features of the Programme The scheme aims at benefitting school ..

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