Page-4 of Current Affairs - August, 2022

PARVAZ Market Linkage scheme- Key Facts

Government of Jammu & Kashmir launched the “PARVAZ Market Linkage Scheme” recently. This is an innovative Market Linkage scheme, having tremendous potential to uplift the economic conditions of farmers across Jammu and Kashmir. About PARVAZ Market Linkage Scheme: The PARVAZ scheme was launched with the aim of creating market linkage support for shipment of Agriculture ..

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ITU Regional Standardization Forum in New Delhi

International Telecommunication Union’s Regional Standardization Forum for Asia and Oceania region was inaugurated by Minister of State for Communications Devusinh Chauhan, in New Delhi. This forum started from August 8, 2022. It is being hosted by Ministry of Communications, under the theme- “Regulatory and Policy aspects of Telecommunications”. Highlights of the Forum: According to the ..

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Culture Ministry-Google ‘India ki Udaan’ initiative

Ministry of Culture has launched “India ki Udaan” initiative in association with Google. This initiative seeks to celebrate unwavering & undying spirit of India and its achievements in last 75 years. About India ki Udaan Initiative: India ki Udaan Initiative was launched as a part of Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav. It is the celebration of ..

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August 7: National Handloom Day

National Handloom Day is celebrated in India on August 7, every year. The day highlights the contribution of handloom industry in socio-economic development of India. It also raises awareness among people regarding the handloom industry. Ministry of Textile is the nodal agency of the celebration. About Indian handloom Industry: Handloom Industry is the largest industry ..

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Indian Army ‘Skylight’ Mega- Exercise

The Indian Army recently conducted “Skylight Mega-Exercise”, to enhance its space domain capabilities. It was first of its kind large-scale exercise. Skylight exercise was aimed at testing operational readiness of satellite communication assets and giving training to personnel manning these assets. Important facts about the Skylight Mega-exercise include; Skylight Mega-Exercise was pan-India exercise, covering Lakshadweep ..

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80th anniversary of Quit India movement

India has completed 80 years on ‘Quit India Movement’ on August 8, 2022. This movement is also known as August Kranti. The Quit India Movement is an important milestone in India’s history of freedom struggle. Mahatma Gandhi had called to people of India to “Do or Die for Independence” on August 8, 1942. About Quit ..

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