Aspirational District Programme: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

PM Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises Scheme launched

On June 29, 2020, the Minister of Food Processing Smt Harsimat Kaur Badal launched the PM Formalization of Micro Food Processing Enterprises scheme under the Atma Nirbhar Bharat programme. Highlights The scheme will generate Rs 35,000 crore of investment in the country. Also, it will generate employment for 9 lakh skilled and semi-skilled labours. It ..

Atma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan launched

On June 26, 2020, PM Modi launched Atma Nirbhar Uttar Pradesh Rojgar Abhiyan. UP is one of the 6 states chosen where the Garib Kalyan Rojgar Abhiyan is to be implemented. The other 5 states include MP, Maharashtra, Bihar, Odisha and Jharkhand. Highlights There are 30 lakh migrant workers in UP that have returned to ..

Cabinet approves to set up Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund

On June 24, 2020, the union cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved stimulus package of Rs 15,000 crore to set up Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund. Highlights The Government of India had earlier approved the Dairy Infrastructure Development Fund of Rs 10,000 crores to incentivize cooperative sector that will in turn add value to infrastructure ..

Rs 190 crore to augment Health care in North East

On June 21, 2020, the Union Minister of State Dr Jitendra Singh reviewed the COVID-19 status in “Aspirational” districts. A special focus was given to the North East while reviewing. Highlights The Ministry of North East has sanctioned Rs 190 crores to augment the health care in the region. This mainly includes developing infrastructure in ..