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India-World Bank: Loan comes with the condition of “Universal Eligibility” affects Make in India

In May 2020, the World bank had sanctioned 1 billion USD of loan to India. This is the highest ever loan sanctioned by the bank to India. About the loan The loan was provided to help India prevent, detect and respond to COVID-19 crisis. The funds provided were exclusively for the India COVID-19 Emergency Response ..

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Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan launched in 272 districts

On September 20, 2020, the minister of state for Social justice and Empowerment Shri Ratan Lal Kataria said in a written reply to a question in Lok Sabha that the Ministry has launched Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyan in more than 272 districts so far. The National Action Plan for Drug Demand Reduction has been formulated ..

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POSHAN ABHIYAN: MoU signed between AYUSH Ministry and WCD Ministry to control Malnutrition

On September 20, 2020, the Ministry of Ayush and Ministry of Women and Child Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding to control malnutrition in the country. The agreement was signed as a part of Poshan Abhiyaan. Highlights According to the Memorandum of understanding, the Women and Child Development Ministry will undertake scientifically proven and user ..

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GoI to launch Rs 25,000 crore plan to cut Chinese Imports

The Government of India is to launch a production linked incentive scheme in order to reduce dependence on Chinese import of chemicals. The scheme will have an outlay of Rs 25,000 crores and is to be implemented over the next five years. Highlights The department of chemicals over a series of recent meeting, has identified ..

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Top Current Affairs – September 18, 2020 (Morning Digest)

GKToday presents daily digest of Top Current Affairs covering major news updates of the day. Here are the morning updates for Current Affairs of 18 September 2020: Two agriculture sector bills passed in Lok Sabha amid protests The Farmers’ Produce Trade and Commerce (Promotion and Facilitation) Bill and the Farmers (Empowerment and Protection) Agreement on ..

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