Ministry of Jal Shakti
- Central Sector Scheme with a total outlay of Rs.6000 crore to be implemented over 5 years (2020-21 to 2024-25).
- The scheme aims to improve groundwater management through community participation in identified priority areas in seven States, viz. Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.
- Implementation of the scheme is expected to benefit nearly 8350 Gram Panchayats in 78 districts in these States.
- ATAL JAL will promote panchayat led groundwater management and behavioural change with a primary focus on demand-side management
- Out of the total outlay of Rs. 6000 crore, 50% shall be in the form of World Bank loan, and be repaid by the Central Government. The remaining 50% shall be through Central Assistance from regular budgetary support. The entire World Bank’s loan component and Central Assistance shall be passed on to the States as Grants.
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- India should “recommit” to cutting on debt by bringing down its public sector borrowing requirements and enhance focus on having greater fiscal transparency to help investors make informed economic decisions.
- Despite some improvement in reported fiscal deficits, debt as a share of GDP remains little changed over the past decade partly due to increases in off-budget financing
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The liability of a corporate debtor for an offence committed before the commencement of the corporate insolvency resolution process shall cease, and the corporate debtor shall not be prosecuted for such an offence from the date the resolution plan has been approved by the Adjudicating Authority if the resolution plan results in the change in the management or control of the corporate debtor to a person who was not: Continue reading “Promulgation of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019”
- Originally proposed name was, Pradhan Mantri Laghu Vyapari Maan-Dhan Scheme
- launched on 12.09.2019.
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The pattern is as follows:
Reasoning- 60 marks
English- 30 marks
Quants- 30 marks
General Awareness- 80 marks
Also, from this year sectional timing is introduced.
Those who are preparing for various banking or insurance exams will not find phase 1 that difficult. Continue reading “RBI Grade B Preparation Strategy 2020”