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MGNREGS includes Rural Sanitation Now


The scope and reach of the UPA flagship programme MGNREGS (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme) was extended to benefit more households in the rural areas. In a series of decisions, the government has subsumed the development tasks, from various other schemes, under MGNREGS.

UPA government widened the scope of MGNREGS to include works relating to rural sanitation in collaboration with the Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan (NBA). It is expected that this would strengthen the base of rural livelihood and create durable assets and infrastructure at village level. The provision has been provided in the Para 4(1) IV(i) of the Schedule I of the MGNREG Act. Read More…

[Part 2] Values derived from National Freedom Struggle


India

Humanism

The national movement evolved a much broader concept of humanism, that guided the Indian state, post-independence. The National movement was motivated by a humanistic spirit, that guided the people towards a common brotherhood. This human spirit was based on two sources:

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News for February 7, 2016


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News for February 6, 2016


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News for January 31, 2016


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News for December 18, 2015


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News for December 17, 2015


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News for December 16, 2015


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News for December 14, 2015


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