Yuva Sangam Program: The Yuva Sangam is an initiative of Hon’ble Prime Minister to build close ties between the youth of North East Region and rest of India under the spirit of Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat.The program will give an opportunity to see, know, understand India and do something for the country.This Wide Cultural Exchange Program will also give an opportunity to our youth to celebrate the ancient culture and natural diversity of India. Over the next few months, more than 20,000 students will travel across India and enhance their mutual understanding.
White Tigers: In India, white tigers are predominantly found in Rewa, Madhya Pradesh. They have been reported in the wild from time to time in the Indian states of Assam, West Bengal, Bihar.These tigers have white fur because of the lack of the pigment pheomelanin.Also known as bleached tigers, have an almost white fur or pale colour due to the lack of yellow, black, and orange pigments. The world’s first White Tiger Safari was opened to the public in Madhya Pradesh.White tigers are neither a different species nor a subspecies. They are descendants of the Bengal tiger.Like the Bengal tiger,it is a fast runner. They weigh 180-220 kg and are fast and agile when hunting at night.
IUCN Status: Endangered
Swadesh Darshan Scheme: Swadesh Darshan, a Central Sector Scheme, was launched in 2014 -15 for integrated development of theme based tourist circuits in the country.This scheme is envisioned to synergise with other schemes like Swachh Bharat Abhiyan, Skill India, Make in India etc.Under the scheme, the Ministry of Tourism provides Central Financial Assistance (CFA) to State Governments/Union Territory Administrations for infrastructure development of circuits.One of the objectives of the scheme is to develop theme-based tourist circuits on the principles of high tourist value, competitiveness and sustainability in an integrated manner.
Nodal Ministry: Ministry of Tourism
Jal Jeevan Mission: Launched in 2019, it envisages supply of 55 litres of water per person per day to every rural household through Functional Household Tap Connections (FHTC) by 2024. It comes under Jal Shakti Ministry.
Implementation:Paani Samitis plan, implement, manage, operate and maintain village water supply systems. The plan is approved in a Gram Sabha before implementation.
Funding Pattern:The fund sharing pattern between the Centre and states is 90:10 for Himalayan and North-Eastern States, 50:50 for other states, and 100% for Union Territories.It is a centrally Sponsored Scheme.
Objectives of Jal Jeevan Mission:Securing tap and sewer connections, Rejuvenation of water bodies,creating circular water economy ,integrated and community approach to secure water.
Status:Around households (50.38%) have tap water connections across the nation as of June, 2022.At the State level, Goa, Telangana and Haryana have achieved 100% tap connectivity.
UTs like Puducherry, the A&N Islands, Dadra & Nagar Haveli and Daman & Diu have acheived 100 % tap water connections.
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