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Rajya Sabha passes NABARD (Amendment) Bill, 2017

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Amendment) Bill, 2017 has been passed by the Parliament’s upper house, Rajya Sabha. The Lok Sabha had passed the bill by voice vote during its Monsoon Session in August 2017.

Recommended for : Rajya Sabha , NABARD (Amendment) Bill , 2017 , Lok Sabha , Indian Parliament , Winter Session , Agriculture

Publish Date : Jan 3, 2018

One year of Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana- Gramin: A Report

Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Gramin), under which a target of completing one crore new houses by 31st March 2019 was set, was launched on 20th November 2016 from Agra.Of this target, 51 lakh houses are to be completed by 31st March 2018. To meet the target of 51 lakh houses under Pradhan Mantri Awaas Yojana (Gramin) by March 2018, the Ministry of Rural Development (MoRD), in partnership with the State Governments, has taken many steps, including setting a month-wise target for completion of houses.

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Publish Date : Nov 30, 2017

Top 5 Current Affairs: 16 October 2017

World Food Day was observed globally on 16 October 2017 with the theme ‘Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development’. The day is celebrated annually on 16 October to commemorate the founding of the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN in 1945.

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Publish Date : Oct 16, 2017

World Food Day 2017 observed across the world

World Food Day was observed globally on 16 October 2017 with the theme ‘Change the future of migration. Invest in food security and rural development’. The day is celebrated annually to commemorate the founding of the Food & Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN in 1945.

Recommended for : World Food Day , Change the future of migration , Invest in food security , Rural Development , FAO

Publish Date : Oct 16, 2017

विश्व खाद्य दिवस मनाया गया

इस दिवस को मनाने का उद्देश्य भुखमरी की चुनौतियों के बारे में जनता में जागरूकता प्रसारित करने के साथ-साथ लोगों को भूख के खिलाफ़ संघर्षमय कार्रवाई करने के लिए प्रेरित करना हैं.

Recommended for : World Food Day , food security , Rural Development , FAO , विश्व खाद्य दिवस , खाद्य सुरक्षा , ग्रामीण विकास , एफएओ

Publish Date : Oct 16, 2017

International Day of Rural Women 2017 observed globally

The Day recognizes the critical role and contribution of rural women, including indigenous women, in enhancing agricultural and rural development, improving food security and eradicating rural poverty. The Day was established by the United Nations General Assembly through its resolution 62/136 dated 18 December 2007. It was first celebrated on 15 October 2008.

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Publish Date : Oct 15, 2017

CCEA approves implementation of Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund scheme

The Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund will be set up as a corpus of Rs 8004 crore with National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). The project will focus on building an efficient milk procurement system by setting up infrastructure & installation of electronic milk adulteration testing equipment, creation of processing infrastructure and manufacturing faculties for Value Added Products for Milk Producer Companies.

Recommended for : CCEA , Dairy Processing & Infrastructure Development Fund , DIDF , NABARD

Publish Date : Sep 13, 2017

Five banks of BRICS nations sign agreement to establish credit lines

Five banks of the BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Bank Cooperation Mechanism have agreed to establish credit lines in the national currencies and cooperate on credit ratings.

Recommended for : BRICS , BRICS Bank Cooperation Mechanism , New Development Bank , Rural Drinking Water Supply Scheme Project , Narendra Modi

Publish Date : Sep 4, 2017

AIADMK Merger: O Panneerselvam sworn in as Deputy CM of Tamil Nadu

Panneerselvam is tasked to look after Finance of the state besides Housing, Rural Housing and Housing Development, Slum Clearance Board and Accommodation Control, Town Planning, Urban Development and CMDA.

Recommended for : AIADMK Merger , O Panneerselvam , Deputy CM , Tamil Nadu , AIADMK

Publish Date : Aug 22, 2017

Weekly Current Affairs Quiz: 30 July to 6 August 2017

30 July to 6 August 2017: JagranJosh weekly quizzes will help you revise the week at an ease, as it hosts the most important occurrences of the week that may be asked in the competitive exams that will be faced by you. The quizzes in this week’s segment cover topics including Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna awards, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Amendment) Bill, 2017 and Union Government’s new portal for agriculture amoung others.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Quiz , Quizzes , Latest Quizzes , Quizzes for Competitive Exams

Publish Date : Aug 6, 2017

Current Affairs One liner of the day: 4 August 2017

4 August 2017: The one liner of 4 August covers important current happenings that are relevant to competitive exams. The day’s one liner’s cover important the happenings like Israel first environmental research satellite, National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (Amendment) Bill, 2017 and NISAR mission among others.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Recap , Current Affairs One Liners , Current Affairs Question Answer

Publish Date : Aug 4, 2017

आजीविका ग्रामीण एक्सप्रेस योजना: ई-रिक्शा, थ्री-व्हीलर के लिए ब्याज मुक्त लोन

आजीविका ग्रामीण एक्सप्रेस योजना का उद्देश्य डीएआर-एनआरएलएम के तहत स्वयं सहायता समूहों के सदस्यों को आजीविका का वैकल्पिक स्रोत प्रदान करना है.

Recommended for : Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana , Ministry of Rural Development , आजीविका ग्रामीण एक्सप्रेस योजना , ग्रामीण विकास मंत्रालय

Publish Date : Jul 21, 2017

Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana for poors: Interest free loans on e-rickshaws, three-wheelers

The sub-scheme will provide safe, affordable and community monitored rural transport services like e-rickshaws, 3 and 4 wheeler motorised transport vehicles to connect remote villages with key services and amenities including access to markets, education and health for the overall economic development of the area.

Recommended for : Ministry of Rural Development , Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana , Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana , National Rural Livelihoods Mission

Publish Date : Jul 21, 2017

Rural Development Ministry confers 144 awards to states and institutions

The Ministry of Rural Development gave away 144 awards under various categories to states and other organisations.

Recommended for : The Ministry of Rural Development , Sustainable Livelihood , 'Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana , Rural Development Minister , Rural Development Schemes

Publish Date : Jun 20, 2017

Bihar’s ‘Project Jal Sanchay’ Chosen for National Award

Nalanda model of water conservation, Project Jal Sanchay has been selected for the national award for excellence in the Mahatma Gandhi national rural employment guarantee programme.

Recommended for : Nalanda Model of Water Conservation , Project Jal Sanchay , Water Conservation , Rainwater Harvesting , Nitish Kumar , National Award , MGNREGP , Ministry of Rural Development

Publish Date : Jun 13, 2017

Government launches Tele Law to provide legal aid in rural areas via video conferencing

Under the scheme, a portal called ‘Tele-Law’ will be launched, which will be available across the Common Service Centre (CSC) network. This will connect the citizens to legal service providers with the help of technology-enabled platforms.

Recommended for : Tele Law , Common Service Centre , CSC network , Access to Justice Project for Marginalized Persons , Department of Justice , United Nation Development Programme , UNDP ,

Publish Date : Jun 12, 2017

राष्ट्रीय पंचायती राज दिवस मनाया गया

इस दिवस के उपलक्ष्य में देश भर में विभिन्न कार्यक्रम आयोजित किये गये. इसका उद्घाटन उत्तर प्रदेश के लखनऊ से हुआ.

Recommended for : National Panchayti Raj Diwas , Yogi Adityanath , Rural Development , राष्ट्रीय पंचायती राज दिवस , योगी आदित्यनाथ , ग्रामीण विकास

Publish Date : Apr 24, 2017

Yogi Adityanath inaugurated National Panchayati Raj Diwas function

The day is observed every year to mark the passing of the Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992, which came into effect on 24 April 1993.

Recommended for : National Panchayati Raj Diwas , Constitution Act 1992 , 73rd Amendment , Birender Singh , National Day , Panchayati Raj , Rural Development

Publish Date : Apr 24, 2017

Union Ministry releases Rs. 23,443 Cr to the states for development activities

The centre has released almost Rs 23,500 Cr to the states under the MGNREGS for Natural Resource Management (NRM) activities with a special focus on Water conservation works.

Recommended for : Natural Resource Management , Mission Water Conservation , Ministry of Rural Development , Ministry of Water Resources , Union Government

Publish Date : Apr 11, 2017

Cabinet approved signing of Agreement for establishment CIRDAP Centre

A Cabinet meeting chaired by PM Narendra Modi approved the signing of an agreement for the establishment of Centre on Integrated Rural Development for Asia and the Pacific in Hyderabad.

Recommended for : Asia-Pacific countries , CIRDAP , Poverty Alleviation , Rural Development , Narendra Modi , The Union Cabinet

Publish Date : Apr 3, 2017

World Bank Group approved USD 210 million for strengthening gram panchayats in West Bengal

The loan will strengthen gram panchayaths to emerge as devolved service delivery and administrative units in the PRI system.

Recommended for : World Bank Group , IBRD , Panchayaths in West Bengal , Rural development , PRIs in West Bengal

Publish Date : Mar 17, 2017

Andhra Pradesh State Budget 2017-18 presented

The budget was presented in the newly inaugurated State Legislative Assembly at Velagapudi in Guntur district.

Recommended for : AP Budget , Budget 2017-18 , Yanamala Rama Krishnudu , Agriculture , Rural development

Publish Date : Mar 15, 2017

First smart tribal village Habbi inaugurated in Jammu and Kashmir

The village is developed under the Rural Development Department of the State Government. The village has been introduced with smart classes in the schools, better roads, electricity and water facility.

Recommended for : Jammu and Kashmir , First Tribal Village , Habbi

Publish Date : Mar 8, 2017

Haryana State Budget 2017-18 presented

The government has identified nine core areas, including agriculture and rural development, for the all round development of the State.

Recommended for : Haryana Budget , Agriculture , Rural Development , Captain Abhimanyu , General Budget 2017-18

Publish Date : Mar 6, 2017

Chief Minister Sarbananda Sonowal launches CMSGUY in Guwahati

The Chief Minister of Assam, Sarbananda Sonowal launched CMSGUY to facilitate massive investments in rural areas for complete rural transformation in a period of 5 years.

Recommended for : Sarbananda Sonowal , Chief Minister Samagra Gramya Unnayan Yojana , Mega Mission Society , Rural Development , Chief Minister of Assam

Publish Date : Feb 6, 2017

Budget2017: Agriculture and Rural Development

The Finance minister presented union budget on 1 February 2017. We have analyzed what is there in the budget for agriculture and rural sectors in this article.

Recommended for : Budget 2017 , Impacts on Agriculture , Budget and Rural Development , Arun Jaitley

Publish Date : Feb 2, 2017

Budget 2017 Quiz: Rural Development

Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley presented the Budget 2017-18 in the Lok Sabha. To revive the economy and protect the Indian industry from the external shocks Jaitley announced many new initiatives. Against this backdrop, we present you with 10 important questions that test your understanding of the key points related to the Rural Development.

Recommended for : Current Affairs Quiz , Current Affair , Interactive Quiz , Competitive Quiz , Union Budget 2017 Quiz , Budget Quiz

Publish Date : Feb 2, 2017

Union Budget 2017: Rural Development

The Budget 2017 is also unique in the sense that it is the first budget after introduction of three key changes to the budget process viz., merging of the Railway Budget with the General Budget, Doing away with the classification of plan and non plan expenditure and most importantly advancing the budget presentation date by one month.

Recommended for : Budget 2017 , Union Budget 2017 , FM Arun Jaitley , Narendra Modi , Budget session 2017 , Rural Development

Publish Date : Feb 1, 2017

Union Cabinet approved short term market borrowing by NABARD

NABARD’s mission is to promote sustainable and equitable agriculture and rural prosperity through effective credit support, related services, institution development and other innovative initiatives.

Recommended for : Union Cabinet , NABARD , Agriculture , Rural development , Interest subvention

Publish Date : Jan 24, 2017

ग्रामीण विकास रिपोर्ट 2016 जारी: आईएफएडी

रिपोर्ट के अनुसार एशिया प्रशांत क्षेत्र (एपीआर) में कई देशों के लिये श्रम गहन विनिर्माण समावेशी रोजगार वृद्धि का महत्वपूर्ण स्रोत बना रहेगा.

Recommended for : IFAD , Rural Development , Report , 2016 , ग्रामीण विकास , रिपोर्ट , 2016 , आईएफएडी

Publish Date : Oct 19, 2016
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