Page-2 of Current Affairs - February, 2021

G20 Central Bank Governors’ Meet- Highlights

The Finance Minister of India, Nirmala Sitharaman, attended the G20 Central Bank Governors’ meeting on February 26, 2021.  This was the first ever G20 Central Bank Governors’ meeting that was held under the Italian Presidency. Highlights During the meeting, the finance minister highlighted regarding the India’s policy response with respect to COVID-19 pandemic and the ..

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ISRO’s PSLV-C51/Amazonia-1 Mission

The countdown for the launch of Indian Space Research Organisation’s PSLV-C 51 or Amazonia-1 mission started on February 27, 2021. The countdown began 8:54 am. Highlights PSLV-C51 is scheduled to be launched from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre (SDSC) at Sriharikota in Andhra Pradesh. It will be launched from the space centre on February 28, ..

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Saras Aajeevika Mela-2021 Starts at Noida Haat

The Agriculture and Farmers Welfare Minister, Narendra Singh Tomar, has inaugurated the Saras Aajeevika Mela 2021 on February 26, 2021 at Noida Haat. On this occasion, Minister of State for Agriculture and Farmers Welfare, Kailash Choudhary, was also present. Highlights Narendra Singh Tomar while inaugurating the event highlighted that the Ministry of Rural Development is ..

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Karnataka: Namma Cargo services Launched

The Chief Minister of Karnataka, B.S. Yediyurappa, launched the ‘Namma Cargo’ services on February 26, 2021. Namma Cargo Services The service was launched at the Vidhana Soudha. At this place, the State road transport corporations will transport the parcels so as to generate more revenue, except for the Bangalore Metropolitan Transport Corporation (BMTC). The Cargo ..

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NSO’s GDP Forecast- Highlights

The National Statistical Office (NSO) recently released its data on the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for the financial year 2021. Key Facts As per the NSO, the Indian economy will be expanded by 0.4% in the December quarter. Thus, with this, the economy will be emerged from the recession which was induced by the covid-19 ..

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PM Narendra Modi to get Global Energy and Environment Leadership Award

The Prime Minister of India, Narendra Modi, is all set to receive the “CERAWeek global energy and environment leadership award” at an annual international energy conference which is scheduled in March 2021. Highlights Prime minister will also be delivering the keynote address at the CERAWeek Conference-2021. The CERAWeek Conference-2021 will be held virtually from March ..

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