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WB approves scheme for sustainable management of ground water

WB approves scheme for sustainable management of ground water

New Delhi, Feb 7 (UNI) The World Bank has approved Atal Bhujal Yojana, a Rs 6,000 crore scheme, for sustainable management of ground water with community participation, the Government informed on Thursday.
Union Minister of State for Water Resources, River Development and Ganga Rejuvenation Arjun Ram Meghwal in a written reply in the Lok Sabha said the funding pattern is 50:50 between the Union Government and World Bank. The identified over-exploited and water stressed areas for the implementation of the scheme fall in states of Gujarat, Haryana, Karnataka, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh.
Nine blocks of Bundelkhand region in Madhya Pradesh like Chhatarpur (Chhatarpur district), Naugaon (Chhatarpur district), Rajnagar (Chhatarpur district), Sagar (Sagar district), Niwari (Tikamgarh district), Baldeogarh (Tikamgarh district), Palera (Tikamgarh district), Patheria (Damoh district) and Ajeygarh (Panna district) have been identified in the scheme, he said.

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Lok Sabha adjourned twice amid opposition uproar

Lok Sabha adjourned twice amid opposition uproar

18 Sep 2020 | 5:20 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) The Lok Sabha was adjourned twice on Friday for the first time in the ongoing Monsoon session after a fierce opposition created an uproar during noisy clash with the Treasury bench members over the issue of PM-CARES fund.

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Sanjay Singh not allowed to raise issue of sedition charges against him by UP Govt

Sanjay Singh not allowed to raise issue of sedition charges against him by UP Govt

18 Sep 2020 | 4:54 PM

New Delhi, Sep 18 (UNI) Rajya Sabha Chairman M Venkaiah Naidu on Friday did not allow Aam
Admi Party (AAP) Member Sanjay Singh to raise the issue of sedition charges slapped on him by
the Uttar Pradesh Government and asked him to convey the matter in writing separately.

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