Indian Railways: More than 960 stations solarised

The Indian Railways has solarised more than 960 railway stations. This is being done to achieve the objective of becoming 100% self sustainable for all its power needs. Currently, the Indian Railways have orders to place 198 MW of solar roof top in 550 stations. Some of the major stations solarised so far are Varanasi, … Read more

NITI Aayog: Oracle Cloud selected to transform Aspirational Districts

On August 13, 2020, NITI Aayog announced that it has selected Oracle Corporation to modernise vital IT infrastructure in 112 most backward districts under its Aspirational Districts Programme. Highlights The selected 112 districts constitute 28% of Indian population. The Oracle Corporation will provide new cloud solution and will aid the District Magistrates to transform the … Read more

PM SVANidhi Scheme: 5 lakh loan applications from street vendors

On August 12, 2020, the number of applications received by the Government of India under PM-SVANidhi Scheme crossed 5 lakhs in 41 days of its launch. The scheme was launched to benefit the street vendors. PM SVANidhi is PM Street Vendor’s Atma Nirbhar Nidhi. Highlights Under the scheme, the number of loans sanctioned has crossed … Read more

Defence Minister launches Atma Nirbhar Bharat Saptah

On August 10, 2020, the Defence Minister Rajnath Singh launched Atma Nirbhar Bharat Saptah. The scheme aims to shift India towards local manufacturing and aid “Make in India” initiative. Atma Nirbhar Bharat Saptah The idea of the scheme is to give importance to domestic production in the country. The idea of observing a week will … Read more

eSanjeevani Medicine Platform: 1.5 lakh Online Consultations provided

The web based comprehensive Telemedicine solution eSanjeevani has so far provided 1.58 lakh online consultations according to the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare. Highlights The online platform was operationalised in more than 23 states. It covers more than 75% of population in the country. There are two types of teleconsultation under the platform. They … Read more

GoI launches NCDC YouTube Channel “Sahakar Cooptube NCDC India”

On August 4, 2020, the Union Agriculture Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar launched YouTube channel of National Cooperative Development Corporation (NCDC) called “Sahakar Cooptube NCDC India”. Highlights The channel will focus on encouraging youth and farmers to learn about the benefits of cooperatives. It will aim to bring in more youths in the cooperative sector. … Read more

What is Swachh Bharat Kranti?

Swachh Bharat Kranti” is a translated copy of the book “Swachh Bharat Revolution”. Swachh Bharat Kranti is a Hindi version and Swachh Bharat Revolution is the English version. On August 5, 2020, the Hindi version of Swachh Bharat Revolution was launched by the Union Minister of Textiles and Women and Child Development Smt Smriti Irani … Read more

MGNREGS running out of funds

Daily Current Affairs – August 4, 2020: It is known that civil, finance & competitive exams including UPSC, SSC, IAS, Banking, Defence, Railway & other government (central & state level recruitment exams) emphasize on ascertaining aspirants’ knowledge of recent current affairs. To develop a sound awareness of recent/latest current affairs events, reading about monthly current affairs in news or pdf format could help. … Read more

Draft ‘Defence Production & Export Promotion Policy (DPEPP) 2020

Daily Current Affairs – August 4, 2020: It is known that civil, finance & competitive exams including UPSC, SSC, IAS, Banking, Defence, Railway & other government (central & state level recruitment exams) emphasize on ascertaining aspirants’ knowledge of recent current affairs. To develop a sound awareness of recent/latest current affairs events, reading about monthly current affairs in news or pdf format could help. … Read more

Imparting education to Tribals in their languages

Daily Current Affairs – August 4, 2020: It is known that civil, finance & competitive exams including UPSC, SSC, IAS, Banking, Defence, Railway & other government (central & state level recruitment exams) emphasize on ascertaining aspirants’ knowledge of recent current affairs. To develop a sound awareness of recent/latest current affairs events, reading about monthly current affairs in news or pdf format could help. … Read more

Social Security Code

Daily Current Affairs – August 4, 2020: It is known that civil, finance & competitive exams including UPSC, SSC, IAS, Banking, Defence, Railway & other government (central & state level recruitment exams) emphasize on ascertaining aspirants’ knowledge of recent current affairs. To develop a sound awareness of recent/latest current affairs events, reading about monthly current affairs in news or pdf format could help. … Read more

PT 365 Govt Schemes for UPSC and all other exam 2020

It gives us immense pleasure in presenting the Latest Government Schemes 2020, Useful for UPSC Prelims, Mains and all other competitive exams, this book deals with the relevant features and topics of Latest Government Schemes for Civil Services Exams in a systematic and comprehensive manner by the use of simple and concise language for easy … Read more