Page-57 of Current Affairs - January, 2021

Kisan Kalyan Mission of Uttar Pradesh

The Uttar Pradesh Government is to launch Kisan Kalyan mission. What are the key features of Kisan Kalyan mission? The Kisan Kalyan mission aims to double the farmer income covering all the Assembly constituencies of the state of Uttar Pradesh. This is to be achieved through campaigns that create awareness among farmers on how to ..

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Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas recently announced that more than 14 crores of free of cost cylinders have been provided under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana to the beneficiaries of the scheme during covid-19 crisis. What is the current scenario of prices of LPG in India? The price of non-subsidised Liquefied Petroleum Gas cylinders ..

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SII’s Covishield gets emergency-use nod from DGCI

The Subject Expert committee that is advising the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) recommended restricted Emergency Use Authorisation for COVISHIELD. COVISHIELD vaccine was developed by Serum Institute of India. Who manufactures COVISHIELD? The COVISHIELD the vaccine is developed by the University of Oxford and the British Pharmaceutical major Astra Zeneca. In India, the vaccine ..

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RBI Digital Payments Index

The Reserve Bank of India recently released the Digital Payments Index to measure the growth in cashless transactions in India. What are the parameters of the Digital Payments Index? The Digital Payments Index comprises of five broad parameters. These parameters have different weight to measure the penetration of digital payments in the country. The parameters ..

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Sea Wing Underwater Drones

China has recently deployed underwater drones called Sea Wing Glider in the Indian Ocean region. The Sea Wing Glider Drone is used for Naval surveillance. It can operate for months under the sea. What is Sea Wing Glider Drone? The Sea Wing Glider Drone is a type of an uncrewed underwater vehicle. It was launched ..

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