Delhi-NCR: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

ADB provides loan for Delhi-Meerut RRTS Corridor

Published: September 8, 2020

To build a high-speed 82-km Delhi-Meerut regional rapid transit system (RRTS) corridor, India and Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a 500-million-dollar loan on September 8, 2020. This will improve regional connectivity and mobility in the Delhi-NCR region. The corridor connects Sarai Kale Khan, Delhi to Modipuram, Meerut. The corridor will reduce the journey time to one hour ..

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World’s largest COVID-19 care centre in Delhi to operate under “Operation Corona Warriors”

Published: July 6, 2020

On July 5, 2020, the Delhi Lieutenant Governor Anil Baijal inaugurated the 10,000 bed COVID-19 care centre, Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre and Hospital (SPCCCH) in the Chhatarpur region at the National Capital. The centre is the largest COVID-19 care facility in the world. Highlights The centre is 700 feet wide and 1,700 feet long. ..

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Labour minister launches ‘Humsafar’ mobile app

Published: March 4, 2020

The Labour Minister Santosh Gangwar recently launched the mobile application named ‘Humsafar’. The app is launched with an objective of delivering fuel at the door-steps of Housing societies, hotels and hospitals in the National capital region. The app will ensure the delivery of fuel to other bulk buyers of diesel in various NCR cities. This step would ..

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BEL and HAL organised Roadshow in the run-up to the 11th Edition of DefExpo

Published: December 17, 2019

Defence Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs), Hindustan Aeronautical Limited (HAL) and Bharat Electronics Limited (BEL) organised a roadshow in New Delhi on Monday, December 16th, to urge vendors, MSMEs, Startups and the Private sectors based in the National Capital Region, Delhi-NCR for their active participation in the upcoming 11th edition of the DefExpo scheduled to be ..

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GST council reduces Tax rates on Housing

Published: February 26, 2019

The GST council has decided to slash the tax rate on under-construction residential properties and the affordable housing projects category. Decision of GST council The GST council has reduced the GST rate for under construction from the present 12 per cent to 5 per cent. The GST rate for affordable housing category is now 1 ..

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