Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan Current Affairs, GK & News

India & Mauritius signs Limited Trade Pact agreement

India and Mauritius have signed a Comprehensive Economic Cooperation and Partnership Agreement (CECPA). This was first ever trade agreement with any African country. It was signed in the presence of Prime Minister of Mauritius, Pravind Jugnauth and the external affairs minister of India, S Jaishankar.  CECPA was approved by the Indian Cabinet on February 17, ..

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Brand India Mission

The Government of India is to launch Brand India Mission to promote quality of products that are manufactured in the country. This mission is being piloted by the Ministry of Commerce and Industry. The mission is based on similar policies in other countries such as Switzerland, United States, Germany and France. Brand India mission Under ..

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Advanced Towed Artillery Gun System

The user trials of indigenously built Advanced Towed Artillery Gun system (ATAGS) is to be resumed by December 2020. The trials of ATAGS were paused in September 2020 as the gun suffered a barrel burst. After the barrel burst, a committee was set up with Indian Army representatives, DRDO scientists and Ordnance Factory Board officials ..

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Scheme for Special Assistance to States for Capital Expenditure

The Scheme for Special Assistance to States for Capital Expenditure is currently facing revenue shortfall due to COVID-19 pandemic. The scheme aims to increase the capital expenditure by the state governments. Under the scheme, the Ministry of Finance has so far approved capital expenditure proposals worth Rs 9,878.61 crores. Under the scheme, the capital expenditure ..

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Indigenous Aircraft Carrier INS Vikrant: Key Facts

The Indigenous Aircraft Carrier is set to be commissioned into service by end of 2021 or early 2022. The project is significant in light of the Atmanirbhar Bharat initiative as 75% of its materials and onboard equipment are indigenously developed. The carrier is in the final stages of its construction at Cochin Shipyard Ltd. The ..

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