Page-2 of Current Affairs - May, 2021

PM-CARES for Children Scheme

Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, launched a PM-CARES for Children scheme for children orphaned due to COVID-19. As per data, about 577 children have lost their parents till date. Highlights Measures under the scheme include free education, creation of Rs 10 lakh corpus for each child- to be given to them at the age of 23. ..

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Aspergillosis Fungal Infection

Amid the country’s battle against covid-19 pandemic and increasing cases of mucormycosis, Doctors in Ghaziabad, Mumbai and Gujarat have reported cases of new disease called ‘aspergillosis’. What is Aspergillosis? Aspergillosis is a fungal infection, fungal growth or allergic reaction caused due to Aspergillus fungus. The fungus is found indoors as well as outdoors. It lives ..

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China to send Three Astronauts to Space Station

According to space official of China, a three-man crew of astronauts will be sent for three-month mission on new space station of China in June 2021. Highlights Plans for station’s first crew were confirmed to state after an automated spacecraft was launched with fuel and supplies for Tianhe station. What is Tianhe station? Tianhe, or ..

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Four new National Helpline Number launched

Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has launched four new helpline numbers to help people amid the second wave of covid-19. To promote these numbers advisory was issued to private television channels to government in spreading awareness regarding covid-19 pandemic. What are those numbers? 1075 is the National Helpline no. of Ministry of Health & ..

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Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) 4.0

Government has increased the scope of Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) for three more months overviewing the disruptions caused by second wave of COVID 19 pandemic. Extension will help businesses across several sectors of economy. About ECLGS 4.0 100% guarantee cover to be provided on loans, in hospitals/nursing clinics/medical colleges/homes, up to Rs.2 crore. ..

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