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DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 18 APR 2018


DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 18 APR 2018
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1.      INDIA SIGNS LOAN AGREEMENT WITH WORLD BANK FOR USD 48 MILLION FOR MEGHALAYA
i. A Loan Agreement for IBRD loan of USD 48 million for the “Meghalaya Community - Led Landscapes Management Project ” was signed with the World Bank.
ii. The Objective of the Project is to strengthen community-led landscapes management in selected landscapes in the State of Meghalaya.

2.      GOVERNMENT REVISES TARGET TO COMPLETE PMGSY FROM YEAR 2022 TO 2019
i. The Union Government has stated that the PradhanMantri Gram SadakYojana is well on its way to achieving the target by March 2019.
ii.The scheme was started in 2000, has been able to provide connectivity to more than One lakh 50 thousand habitations.
ii. Sensing the importance and urgency of rural roads for national development, the target date for completion of PMGSY-I has been preponed from 2022 to 2019.

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