Current Affairs - August, 2020

The government will establish three Bamboo Cluster in J&K

Dr Jitendra Singh the Union Minister of Development of North Eastern Region, plans to develop three Bamboo Clusters in Jammu, Katra and Samba region providing direct employment to nearly 25,000 people. Objective While heading the meeting through video conference the Union Minister stated that the region will have three mega Bamboo Clusters, a Bamboo Technology ..

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National Sports Awards to be held virtually

In view of the ongoing lockdown, the President Ram Nath Kovind will virtually announce the names of the winners of the national sports awards on 29th August, which is celebrated as National Sports Day every year. About The recipients will only be able to join the award ceremony from their respective home states due to ..

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India ranks 72 globally in terms of average monthly wage

In a global survey conducted by Picodi.com, an international e-commerce platform which provides discount coupons, India is placed at 72 number among 106 nations while Switzerland topping the chart. Ranking in Brief The ranking by Picodi.com placed Switzerland at the top, where the average wage amounts to Rs 4,49,000 while placing Cuba at the lowest ..

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Launch of start-up contest “CHUNAUTI”

With a special focus on Tier-II towns, Union Minister for Electronics and Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad recently launched a Startup Challenge Contest “Chunauti” to promote startups indulged in software products. A total budget of Rs 95.03 Crore over a period of three years has been earmarked for this programme. Objective CHUNAUTI abbreviated form of ..

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MCI makes Pandemic Management a part of MBBS Course

The Medical Council of India (MCI) which regulates medical education in the country recently launched a notification which indicates medical colleges to include Pandemic Management in the Under Graduated course starting this year. About the Course Considering the need of the hour, A group of experts which includes senior doctors from AIIMS (All India Institute ..

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