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MBA aspirants must be updated with General Awareness on current topics. General awareness topics with analytically drawn conclusions will benefit you in Essay writing / GD & PI. Today, you will read General Awareness Topic:
MGNREGA is a Mirage
MGNREGA was an ambitious set up to improve the declining condition of the rural economy. While at one hand, the urban part of the country is s prospering, the rural parts of the country are facing unconditional poverty. With the change in the leadership of the country in the year 2004, under the make employment scheme, Congress put up the plan of MGNREGA (Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act) in front of a panel of leaders. This act did not gain support from the various members of the panel till late 2006.
This act was passed with the aim of counter attacking poverty which seems to have filled in the lands of India. Every year, many farmers struck badly with poverty and debt, commit suicide leaving behind their family in a helpless state. With MGNREGA, the government aimed to reduce these numbers.
Before moving on to the current scenario, it is very important to understand the issues this act was empowered to handle. This act was drafted with the help of several economists and activists who belonged to grassroot levels. The law was basically established to help the underprivileged citizens of India, the ones who are unemployed or do not have enough funds.
Soon after winning the 2014 general elections, the Indian Prime Minister (PM) asked the countrymen particularly the youth to gear up for manufacturing boom.
Pollution in India has recently reached unprecedented proportions forcing the government to take unprecedented steps like road space rationing through odd-even scheme in Delhi.
The Indian economic history can be divided into three phases - Pre Independence Period (Before 1947), Pre Reform Period (1947-1991) and the Post Reform Period (1991 to present).
Though the real estate is not considered as one of the basic industries in India but it is indeed an important industry as it delivers one of the very basic needs of the people of the country i.e. housing.
On February 29, 2016, the Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitely presented his third budget in the parliament which took care of the every section of the society while the opposition parties called it a pro-rich and anti-poor budget.
The French President Francois Hollande arrived in Chandigarh on January 25, 2016 on a three day visit to India. He was also the guest of honour at the Republic Day Parade, the highest honour, India can bestow to a foreign leader