The Centre recently released the Operating Guidelines of the Jal Jeevan Mission. What is the aim of the scheme?

The Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister recently approved the Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM). It is an initiative of the Government under the Ministry of Jal Shakti, to provide safe and adequate water through Household Tap Connection to all 17.87 Crore rural households of our country by 2024. The approval was signed in August ..

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Ganga Prasad Vimal , who was killed in a road accident in Sri Lanka belonged to which field?

Ganga Prasad Vimal, a famous writer was killed in a road accident, along with his family members in Sri Lanka. He has authored several poems, novels and stories in hindi. The veteran author and translator taught Hindi literature in Punjab University. He worked as the Professor and Head of the Department of the School of ..

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The Minister of Communication recently inaugurated the digital village “Guruwara” in which state?

The Union Minister Communication, Ravi Shankar Prasad inaugurated the Digital Village “Gurawara” in Rewari district of Haryana. He also announced that free wi-fi services will be provided to all villages across India until March 2020. Out of the 2.5 Lakh Gram Panchayats targeted to be digitally connected through Bharatnet, 1.3 Lakh Panchayats have already been ..

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Which state topped the Good Governance Index, recently released by the Union Government?

The Good Governance Index was released recently by the Government, on the birth anniversary of Former Prime Minister Vajpayee. The index was released in three categories, which ranked the states in ten sectors. Tamil Nadu was ranked first among the big states, Himachal Pradesh topped among the North-East and hilly states category and Puducherry was ..

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Cyclone Phanfone which has been in news recently, hit which country?

Philippines witnessed a strong typhoon, named Phanfone, which hit the islands on the day of Christmas. More than a dozen people are said to be killed and several other people are missing. The typhoon made seven landfalls before heading to the South China Sea. More damages were observed in the central region of the country ..

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