Digital India: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Key Highlights of Union Budget 2019-20 (Part 1)

Published: July 7, 2019

Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman Union Minister for Finance and Corporate Affairs recently presented Union Budget 2019-20 before Parliament. Key Highlights of which are- 10-point Vision for the decade Jan Bhagidari: Minimum Government Maximum Governance for Building Team India. Space: Launching Gaganyan, Chandrayan, other Space and Satellite programmes Environment: Achieving green Mother Earth and Blue Skies through ..

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Tech in Brief : Cyber Resilience

Published: July 2, 2019

The ability to anticipate, prepare for, respond to and recover from cyber attacks is known as Cyber Resilience. Cyber resilience is now being increasingly desired by companies, organizations and even governments these days. A cyber resilient government/organization should be able to protect itself against cyber risks, defend against and limit the severity of attacks, and ..

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RBI constitutes high-level committee to review ATM charges

Published: June 12, 2019

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has constituted a high-level committee under the chairmanship of VG Kannan, Chief Executive of Indian Banks’ Association (IBA) to review the entire gamut of ATM charges and fees. Key Highlights Background: There are around 2 lakh ATMs in India. At end of April 2019, there were over 88.47 crore debit ..

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RBI Monetary Policy review: Repo rate lowest since 2010

Published: June 7, 2019

The Reserve bank of India (RBI) in its bi-monthly monetary policy review reduced repo rate by 25 basis points to 5.75% from current 6.0% with immediate effect. This is RBI’s third cut this year and has reduced Repo rate at lowest since 2010. Key Highlights With Repo Rate adjusted to 5.75%, consequently Reverse Repo Rate ..

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Nilekani Panel on Digital Payments submits report to RBI

Published: May 19, 2019

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) appointed committee on ‘suggestions on promoting digital payment’ has submitted its report to RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das. The committee was headed by Nandan Nilekani, also known as Aadhaar Architect. Key Highlights Background: In January 2019 RBI had set up a five-member panel headed by Nilekani, on deepening digital payments ..

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