Tag: Swachh Bharat Mission

World Bank approves US $1.5 billion loan for Swachh Bharat Mission Support Operation Project

More than 500 million rural people to gain access to toilets and other sanitation facilities with a focus on behavior change New Delhi: The World Bank has approved a US$1.5 billion loan for the Swachh Bharat Mission (SBM) Support Operation Project to support the Government of India in its efforts to ensure all citizens in rural

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Modi reiterates commitment to transform quality of life, infrastructure and services

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: On the first anniversary of his government, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said our objective is to transform quality of life, infrastructure and services. He also gave the assurance to the people that the goal is to “build the India of your dreams and that of our freedom fighters.” In

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Prime Minister to Interact with Economists at NITI Aayog

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 3: Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who heads as chairman the newly constituted National Institution for Transforming India (NITI Aayog), will be meeting eminent experts and economists here on February 6. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley will be conducting this meeting. Eminent experts and economists invited for the meeting include Ashok Gulati,

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Need to harness opportunities in the social media for Enhanced outreach: Arun Jaitley

“Current Communication Scenario offers tremendous opportunity for Government Communication” Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Feb. 2: Minister for Finance, Corporate Affairs, and Information and Broadcasting, Arun Jaitley today said in the new communication landscape, the future belonged to digital media due to its reach, scale, variety and accessibility. Mr. Jaitley made this observationtoday while inaugurating the

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States show the way forward for building smart cities

Two-day stakeholders’ consultations on the directive of Prime Minister conclude today States suggest two-stage selection of cities fixed tenures for Mayors and municipal cadres  e-governance online service delivery hike in FAR user-fee based concessions Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi, Jan. 31: The smart cities building initiative crossed a major milestone today with the states and other

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