Friday, 19 August, 2022
TopicRural ministry

Topic: Rural ministry

Govt looks at ‘urban planning’ for rural India, Rurban Mission set for digital boost

For the revamped mission, the rural development ministry is planning to seek an allocation of Rs 30,000-40,000 crore — a drastic leap from the Rs 600 crore it was allotted in FY21.

These are the unsung women helping rural India fight Covid: Rural ministry secretary

SHGs are the backbone of India’s rural Covid response. The women have made masks, set up community kitchens, disbursed essentials and worked selflessly.

On Camera

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

Su-57, the Russian 5th generation fighter aircraft Photo by Snehesh Alex Philip

Russia wants to build next generation tanks, submarines with India

As the second regiment of the S-400 Triumf air defence system starts getting delivered, Russia said it expects the serial production of AK 203 rifles in Amethi to begin in late 2022-early 2023.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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