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CBDT and SEBI sign Memorandum of Understanding

On July 8, 2020, the Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The agreement will facilitate exchange of data between the institutes. Highlights Several other steps are being taken to improve the data sharing mechanism between the institutes. A data Exchange Steering group ..

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National Skill Development Corporation and Microsoft sign agreements to empower Indian Youth

On July 8, 2020, the National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and Microsoft signed an agreement to provide digital skills to around 1 lakh Indian youths in the next 1 year. Highlights The partnership aims to transform India into a skilled nation. Under the partnership programme, Microsoft will collaborate with NSDC to provide free access to ..

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Facts Box: Atma Nirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge

PM Modi recently launched the Atma Nirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge. The challenge was launched in partnership with NITI Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission. The challenge is an initiative of the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology. Highlights The challenge was launched to explore vibrant startup and technology ecosystem of India to create world class “Made ..

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WhatsApp Chatbot of GoI launched to curb fake news crossed 1.7 crore users

The Government of India had earlier created Whats App Chatbot to curb fake news being spread about COVID-19 virus in the country. About the Chatbot The Chatbot was launched to answer all the queries related to the virus. It is designed to provide all the information related to COVID-19. At first, GoI launched MyGov Corona ..

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GoI extends Foreign Trade Policy

On April 1, 2020, the Government of India notified that the export schemes such as Export Promotion Capital Goods and Duty-Free Import authorization are to be extended by one year. Also, GoI has planned to extend Foreign Trade Policy 2015-20 by another one year till 2021. Objective of the policy The policy aims at making ..

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