A review of phase 1 of the Jal Shakti Abhiyan (JSA) chaired by Cabinet Secretary P K Sinha concluded that the drive led to 1.54 lakh water conservation and rainwater harvesting measures, 1.23 lakh watershed development projects, over 65,000 reuse.
Minister of Development of North Eastern Region (DoNER), Jitendra Singh said that among the initiatives the DoNER has taken in the 100 days action plan is to sanction or start or complete or operationalise 200 projects worth about Rs 3,000 crore.
The Prime Minister praising the moon mission on 'Mann Ki Baat' said, “We should trust our talents and capacities; we should have faith in them. You will be glad to know that Chandrayaan II is 'Indian' to the core.
Anurag Singh Thakur, Minister of State for Finance and Corporate Affairs, was addressing the Commodity Participants Association (CPAI) of India’s international convention on ‘Building Indian Commodity Market for Job Creation and Sustainable Development’
The third phase of the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY) will involve building of all-weather roads to villages across the country in a period of five years.
The Minister of State for Finance, Anurag Singh Thakur said in the Lok Sabha that as many as 21 Regional Rural Banks (RRBs) have been amalgamated based on the comments from respective sponsor banks and state governments.