Aspirational District Programme Current Affairs - 2020

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, Read More…

Ayushman Bharat: School Health Ambassador initiative launched

On February 12, 2020, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare introduced School Health Ambassador initiative. Under the initiative, two teachers in every school are to be made as Health and Wellness ambassador. Highlights The initiative is to be linked with other initiatives such as Eat Right Campaign, Fit India Movement and Poshan Abhiyan. 11 Read More…

NITI Aayog’s Aspirational District Ranking released: Chandauli of UP tops

On January 29, 2020, the NITI Aayog released the ranking of Aspirational Districts of the country for the month of December 2019. The ranking is released every month. Highlights The Chandauli district of UP topped the list followed by Bolangir of Odisha, YSR (AP) in second and third positions respectively. Sahibanj of Jhatkhand and Hailakandi Read More…

Fact Box: Initiatives of Niti Ayog in 2018

The think tank through slew of initiatives is aiding the government in building an inclusive and sustainable India. The major initiatives of Niti Aayog in 2018 are detailed below. Initiatives of Niti Aayog Competitive federalism To boost the competitive federalism Niti Aayog has taken following steps: NITI Aayog has finalized indices to measure incremental annual Read More…