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Urban Governance Index

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 Maharashtra and Chhattisgarh. Delhi rank 13th in the list. The states were marked between 0 ..

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Second National Water Awards: Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Rajasthan secure top positions

On November 11, 2020, the Vice President Venkaiah Naidu announced the second National Water Awards. Tamil Nadu won the first place followed by Maharashtra and Rajasthan at second and third places respectively. Key Highlights Mizoram bagged the top most position under the special category. Categories The National Water Awards in 2020 has included several categories ..

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What is PM SVANidhi?

Ministry of Housing & Urban Affairs launched a scheme – PM Street Vendor’s AtmaNirbhar Nidhi (PM SVANidhi) on June 1, 2020. The scheme has been launched to empower street vendors by providing them with loans. Under this scheme, the ministry aims to provide collateral free loans of up to Rs 10,000 to street vendors for ..

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