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Transformation of Aspirational Districts Programme

‘Transformation of Aspirational Districts’ programme aims to quickly and effectively transform the backward districts. The broad contours of the programme are Convergence (of Central & State Schemes), Collaboration (of Central, State level ‘Prabhari’ Officers & District Collectors), and Competition among districts driven by a mass Movement. The programme brings a radical shift in governance The ..

UNDP report on Aspirational Districts Programme

United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) India has released an independent report and lauded Aspirational Districts Programme (ADP) as ‘a successful model of local area development’. Key findings of report As per the report, ADP should serve as a best practice for other countries where regional disparities are persisting with respect to development. Report highlights, ADP ..

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Budget 2021: PM Aatma Nirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana and Mission Poshan 2.0 announced

The Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman, has announced two new centrally sponsored scheme namely, the PM AatmaNirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana and the Mission Poshan 2.0 while presenting the Union Budget 2021. Highlights As per the announcement, a new centrally sponsored scheme called PM Aatma Nirbhar Swasth Bharat Yojana will be launched Further, an outlay ..

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NITI Aayog launches “Nana Nani Abhiyan”

On May 5, 2020, NITI Aayog along with Primal Foundation launched Surakshit Dada-Dadi and Nana-Nani Abhiyan. The scheme focuses to ensure the wellbeing of the senior citizens. Highlights The campaign targets to reach 2.9 million senior citizens that are spread in 25 Aspirational Districts. The districts are spread in Jharkhand, Bihar, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, ..

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NITI Aayog releases First Delta Ranking of Aspirational Districts

The NITI Aayog has released first Delta ranking for 108 aspirational districts to measure their incremental progress across five developmental areas during two month period of April and May 2018. For these rankings, total 49 key performance indicators were mapped across five developmental areas: health and nutrition, education, financial inclusion and skill development, agriculture and ..

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Tata Trusts signs MoU with Government to provide development support in Naxal-hit districts

Tata Trusts has signed MoU with Government to provide development support in eight worst Naxal-affected districts in Chhattisgarh. These eight worst Naxal-affected districts are covered under Transformation of aspirational districts Programme of NITI Aayog. Key Facts The eight worst Naxal-hit districts chosen for programme and will be helped by Tata Trusts are Kanker, Rajnandgaon, Bijapur, ..

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