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India-World Bank project to protect Indian poor

A project worth $400 million was signed between the Indian Government and the World Bank to protect India’s poor and vulnerable population affected by the adverse economic crisis caused by the pandemic. The credit is from the International Development Association of the World Bank. About the loan The 400 million USD will help in accelerating ..

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Ministry of Finance approved creation of National Database of Unorganised sector

The Finance Ministry has given its approval for the creation of national database for unorganised sector. It will be the first-ever national database for migrant workers. The aim of creating national database is to give a proper platform to migrant labourers. It will also make it easy for the government to implement programmes for the ..

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Jagananna Chedodu Scheme launched

The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Jagan Mohan Reddy recently launched “Jagananna Chedodu” scheme. The scheme is to provide financial assistance to barbers, tailors and washer men. Highlights The Jagananna Chedodu scheme is to provide Rs 10,000 per person. It is to benefit 2.47 lakhs of barbers, washer men and tailors. The State Government has transferred ..

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Atal Pension Yojana completes 5 years

The “Atal Pension Yojana” launched on May 9, 2015, has completed 5 years of its implementation. The total enrollment under the scheme as on May 9, 2020 was 2,23,54,028. Highlights During the first two years of the launch of the initiative, there were 50 lakh subscribers. In the third year, the numbers doubled with 100 ..

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3 Schemes launched by Jharkhand to increase MNREGA working days

On May 5, 2020, the Jharkhand Government launched three schemes to increase working hours of MNREGA workers. The schemes will help generate more than 25 crore man days and help workers earn more wages. The Schemes The schemes were launched by the Jharkhand CM Hemant Soren. The schemes are as follows Birsa Harit Gram Yojana ..

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