Page-4 of Current Affairs - January, 2021

India to Launch ‘Start-up India Seed Fund Scheme’

The government has announced for the launch of Start-up India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFS) on January 29, 2021. Start-up India Seed Fund Scheme (SISFS) The scheme will be launched with a corpus of Rs 945 crore. The scheme was launched with the aim of providing the financial assistance to start-ups for the product trials, market-entry, ..

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Economic Survey 2021- Key Highlights

Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tabled the Economic Survey 2020-21 in the Lok Sabha on January 29, 2021. Highlights The Economic Survey 2021 presented an estimation of the progress that the Indian economy has made in the last 12 months. The survey highlights that the real growth rate for Financial Year 2021 was taken as ..

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CSIR-Ladakh inks MoU for S&T Development

Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and the union territory of Ladakh recently signed an agreement for the development of the Union Territory through Science and Technology (S&T) interventions. About the MoU The agreement was signed by CSIR-IIIM Director D. Srinivas Reddy and Rigzin Samplel who is the Commissioner Secretary Agriculture and Horticulture, Ladakh ..

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What is STARS Project?

The Department of School Education and Literacy under the Ministry of Education, and the World Bank have signed the Strengthening Teaching-Learning and Results for States Program (STARS) project on January 28, 2021. The project is a financial support agreement. STARS Project STARS project is a centrally sponsored scheme that seeks to strengthen the school education ..

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India’s Rank on Covid-19 Response Index

The Covid-19 Response Index was provided by Sydney-based Lowy Institute, recently. The study was based on the number of key indicators such as confirmed cases, cases per million people, deaths and deaths per million people. Key findings of the index India was ranked 86th in a coronavirus performance index among the 98 countries. Report highlights ..

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