Consolidated Fund of India Current Affairs, GK & News

Avalokana Software launched in Karnataka

The Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yediyurappa recently launched Avalokana software. The software will enable the state government to access data on expenditures and sanctions incurred on 1,800 programmes. Avolokana software It is a transparent e-governance tool that will provide Assembly constituency wise release of government grants and allocations to different government programmes. This will ..

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Status Paper on Government Debt released

On May 22, 2020, the Ministry of Finance released Status Paper on Government Debt 2018-19. According to the report, the overall debt of centres and states declined by 68.7% in March 2018 to 68.6% in 2019. Highlights The Status Paper on Government Debt is being produced by the Ministry of Finance since 2010. Current debt ..

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COVID-19: President Ram Nath Kovind to donate 30% of his salary for a year

The President Ram Nath Kovind recently announced that he is to donate 30% of his salary to aid the GoI in the fight against COVID-19. The Rashtrapti Bhavan will also follow set of restrictions under the instruction of the President to save money and aid the fight. This is being done to set an example ..

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Cabinet: Ordinance to cut salary of PM and MPs by 30% approved

On April 6, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved to cut the salary of Prime Minister and other MPs by 30%. Apart from them, the salaries of president, governor and vice president are also to be cut Highlights The amount cut from the members are to go to consolidated fund of India. The Cabinet has also ..

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Tribal Welfare in India

India is home to many tribals who altogether comprise 8.6% of the Indian Population. Along with social backwardness and lack of access to education, health, and other welfare programs, Tribals continue to suffer from geographical isolation. To mainstream the tribals in India and provide them with an outlet for their upliftment, the government has provided ..

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