States Current Affairs

Why is Kerala opposing the leasing out of Thiruvananthapuram Airport to Adani Enterprises?

A resolution has been passed by the Kerala Assembly with the demand for the withdrawal of the decision of the Union Cabinet to lease out the Thiruvananthapuram airport to Adani Enterprises. Earlier, the proposal for ..

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Why do Indian Coastal states fare better in NITI Aayog’s Export Preparedness Index?

Niti Aayog’s Export Preparedness Index of 2020 has been released. Gujarat topped the list and followed by Maharashtra and Tamil Nadu. As per the report, six of eight coastal states secured their places in the ..

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AFSPA extended for six more months in the state of Assam

The extension of the Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act, 1958  has been announced by the Assam government for 6 more months in the state, which is going to be effective from 28th August. What is ..

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KVIC’s Honey Mission: Bee boxes distributed to migrant workers

Minister of State for MSME, Shri Pratap Chandra Sarangi handed over 700 bee boxes to 70 migrant workers of two districts of the state of Uttar Pradesh which provided them the livelihood opportunity through the ..

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What is the function of NABARD? What is its Credit guarantee scheme for NBFC-MFIs?

The National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD) announced the introduction of a dedicated debt and credit guarantee scheme for non-banking financial companies and microfinance institutions to make sure the abundant flow of credit ..

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