Aspirational Districts Current Affairs - 2019

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Udyam Abhilasha: SIDBI launches national level entrepreneurship awareness campaign

Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has launched Udyam Abhilasha (उद्यम अभिलाषा), a national level entrepreneurship awareness campaign. It was launched in 115 Aspirational Districts identified by NITI Aayog in 28 States. Udyam Abhilasha The campaign will run from 3 October to 8 October, 2018 across India and reach out to around 15,000 youth. Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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NITI Aayog signs SoI with Lupin Foundation for Collaborating in Aspirational Districts

NITI Aayog has signed Statement of Intent (SoI) with Lupin Foundation to collaborate in Aspirational Districts Programme to create templates for concerted development policy. Under this collaboration, both parties will partner to improve indicators in education, health and nutrition, financial inclusion and skill development, agriculture and water resources and basic infrastructure in Aspirational Districts. Terms Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & PoliticsGovernment Schemes & Projects

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NITI Aayog releases First Delta Ranking of Aspirational Districts

The NITI Aayog has released first Delta ranking for 108 aspirational districts to measure their incremental progress across five developmental areas during two month period of April and May 2018. For these rankings, total 49 key performance indicators were mapped across five developmental areas: health and nutrition, education, financial inclusion and skill development, agriculture and Read More…

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Government launches Swajal Scheme in 115 Aspirational districts

Ministry of Drinking Water & Sanitation has launched Swajal Scheme in 115 Aspirational districts of India to provide clean drinking water. It will involve outlay of Rs. 700 crores through flexi-funds under existing National Rural Drinking Water Programme (NRDWP) budget. Swajal Scheme Swajal is community owned drinking water scheme or programme for sustained drinking water Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects

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Tata Trusts signs MoU with Government to provide development support in Naxal-hit districts

Tata Trusts has signed MoU with Government to provide development support in eight worst Naxal-affected districts in Chhattisgarh. These eight worst Naxal-affected districts are covered under Transformation of aspirational districts Programme of NITI Aayog. Key Facts The eight worst Naxal-hit districts chosen for programme and will be helped by Tata Trusts are Kanker, Rajnandgaon, Bijapur, Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & PoliticsGovernment Schemes & Projects

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ITC ties up with NITI Aayog to train 2 lakh farmers to increase their income

FMCG major ITC has joined hands with NITI Aayog to train 2 lakh farmers to increase their income and raise productivity of major crops in 25 “aspirational districts” across seven states in the country by 2022. These 25 aspirational districts are in Assam, Bihar, Jharkhand, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh. Key Facts The Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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April 21: Civil Services Day

12th edition of National Civil Services Day was observed on April 21, 2018 across India. This year observance of the day focussed on ‘Evolving Strategies for Transforming Aspirational Districts’. On this day, function is organised by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions. Civil servants from Read More…

Month:  Categories: Events & Observances

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