Cabinet Decision: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Cabinet approves Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme

Published: December 12, 2019

Union Cabinet approved the ‘Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme’ that allows public sector banks (PSBs) to purchase high-rated pooled assets from financially sound non-banking finance companies (NBFCs) and housing finance companies (HFCs). However, the amount of overall guarantee has been limited to first loss of up to 10% of fair value of assets (FAV) being purchased ..

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Cabinet approves Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019

Published: December 12, 2019

Union Cabinet has approved certain amendments in Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (code), through Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Bill, 2019. The amendments aim to remove certain difficulties being faced during insolvency resolution process to realise objects of code, protect corporate debtors, prevent ill-thought-out triggering of bankruptcy proceedings and to further ease doing of ..

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Cabinet approves MoU between CDSCO and Saudi FDA

Published: December 12, 2019

Union Cabinet has given ex-post facto approval to Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Central Drugs Standard Control Organization (CDSCO) and Saudi Food and Drug Authority in field of Medical Products Regulation. The MoU was signed on 29 October 2019 during the visit of Prime Minister Narendra Modi to the kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Highlights of ..

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Cabinet approves Indo-Japan pact in Steel Sector

Published: December 12, 2019

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given its approval for signing Memorandum of Cooperation (MoC) between Government of India and Government of Japan to constitute ‘India-Japan Steel Dialogue’ to strengthen cooperation in steel sector. MoC will help in capacity building for high grade steel manufacturing in India. About ‘India-Japan Steel Dialogue’ The ..

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Authorised capital of Food Corporation of India increased to Rs.10000 cr from Rs.3500 cr

Published: November 28, 2019

Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved increasing authorized capital of Food Corporation of India (FCI) from existing Rs.3,500 crore to Rs.10,000 crore. CCEA was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Key Highlights FCI’s operations require maintaining perpetual stock of foodgrains which needs to be funded by government of India through equity or via long ..

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