Page-3 of GKToday Archives: February, 2020

Indian Railways launches its first ‘Restaurant on Wheels’ at Asansol Railway station

Indian Railways recently launched its first ‘Restaurant on Wheels’ at Asansol Railway station, located in the state of West Bengal. The restaurant, which is to serve both the passengers and general public, is developed by refurbishing two over aged MEMU ..

Rare Disease Day observed on 29th February 2020

Rare Disease Day is observed across the world on the last day of February each year. This year it is observed on February 29, 2020. The main objective of Rare Disease Day is to raise awareness among the general public ..

Government sanctions 32 projects in food processing sector under PMKSY

Pradhan Mantri Kisan Sampada Yojana (PMKSY) is aimed at creation of processing and modernisation of food processing units and value addition. The central sector scheme will be implemented by Ministry of Food Processing Industries (MoFPI). Recently, Government has sanctioned 32 projects ..

PM Modi launches 10,000 FPOs

The Farmer Produce Organisations (FPO) Scheme was initiated by the Small Farmers’ Agri-Business Consortium under the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare. The FPOs help in grouping of small, marginal and landless farmers, and provide access to technology, quality seed, ..

PM Modi lays foundation stone for Bundelkhand Expressway in UP

Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently laid foundation stone for the Bundelkhand Expressway at Chitrakoot, Uttar Pradesh. This proposed expressway is expected to connect the backward region to the national capital region and it will also support the Bundelakhnd Defence industrial ..

Dr S Shettar passes away

Veteran historian Dr S Shettar recently passed away in Bengaluru, at the age of 85. He taught history in many universities for more than twenty-five years. Shettar completed his Ph.D from Cambridge University in England. He had held several important ..