Urban Local Bodies
The Centre is set to launch a five-year National Urban Technology Mission, which will infuse technological innovations in municipal services and infrastructure of 4,500 urban local bodies in the country. The mission, to be spearheaded by the ministry of housing ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
The Allahabad High Court had ordered the Uttar Pradesh Government to conduct urban local body elections without the OBC reservations as the “triple test” requirement for the quota has not been fulfilled. The state government has recently constituted a commission ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Union Minister of Housing and Urban Affairs has recently released the draft guidelines for a new ranking system of cities based on their financial performance and beautification. What is the City Finance Rankings? The City Finance Rankings aims to evaluate, ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Goa has become the 6th State in the country that have successfully completed the Urban Local Bodies reforms. Highlights These Urban Local Bodies reforms were set up by the Department of Expenditure. Finance Ministry highlighted that the state of Goa ..
The Department of Expenditure of Ministry of Finance has recently released Rs 12,351 crore to 18 States in order to provide grants to the Rural Local Bodies. Highlights The amount is the 2nd instalment of basic grants released in the ..
Context in Current Affairs: The Praja Foundation recently released the Urban Governance Index. Odisha topped the list of states and Manipur and Nagaland were at the bottom. Urban governance index According to the Urban Governance Index Odisha was followed by ..