Self-Help Groups Current Affairs, GK & News
The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare recently announced that the Agriculture Infrastructure Fund recently crossed Rs 8,000 crore mark. The Ministry has received 8,665 applications so far. The worth of these applications has amounted to Rs 8, 216 crores. Out of this, Rs 4, 000 crores have been sanctioned by the Ministry so far. ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
The Ministry of Rural Development recently launched the Gender Samvaad Event. It is a joint initiative between DAY-NRLM and IWWAGE. The main objective of Gender Samvaad event was to create awareness on gender related interventions under the DAY-NRLM. DAY-NRLM is Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana National Rural Livelihood Mission. IWWAGE is Initiative for What Works to Advance ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
The Andhra Pradesh government recently re-launched the YSR Zero Interest Loan Scheme for women SHGs in times of the COVID-19 crisis. About the Scheme The YSR Zero Interest Loan Scheme seeks to provide bank loans at a 0% interest rate to women self help groups in the state. 1,400 crore INR has already been credited ..
The Chief Minister of Odisha, Naveen Patnaik launched the initiative ‘Jal Sathi’ on Wednesday, 18th December 2019 under which for consumer management and water distribution, women from self-help groups(SHGs) will be employed that will also lead to women empowerment in the state. The Chief Minister at the launch event said that the initiative will provide ..
Category: States Current Affairs
The Labor Ministry is celebrating pension week from November 30, 2019 to December 6, 2019 in order to increase enrolments under National Pension Scheme (NPS) for traders and Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan (PM-SYM). The aim of the celebration is to enroll 1 crore beneficiaries under PMSYM and 50 lakh beneficiaries under NPS-traders. Highlights The ..
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