TNPSC Current Affairs April 2017
1. 1 Crore MGNREGA assets Geo-tagged
Ministry of Rural Development has achieved reaching a new milestone by geotagging one Crore assets under MGNREGA. The Geotagged assets have been put in public Domain.
2.First ‘India Indonesia Energy Forum’ held in Jakarta , Indonesia.
First India and Indonesia Energy Forum held in Jakarta, Indonesia. MoU has been signed during an occasion between the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India and the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources of the Republic of Indonesia on cooperation in the field of Oil and Gas.
3.World Bank approves $375 million loan for developing National Waterway-1
World bank has approved $375 million loan for developing National Waterway-1 under Jal Marg Vikas Project . Government is developing national Waterway-1 in river Ganga under Jal Marg Vikas Project from Haldia to Varnasi covering 1390 km.
The technical and financial assistance are given by World bank at an estimated cost of Rs 5,369 crore.
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