Economy: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

India International Leather Fair, 2020 held in Chennai

Published: February 1, 2020

The 35th edition of India International Leather Fair (IILF), 2020 is being held in the capital city of Tamil Nadu, Chennai. The fair is being held from February 1 to 3, 2020 at the Chennai Trade Centre. The fair is organized by India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO), which functions under aegis of Ministry of Commerce ..

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NSO releases revised estimates of India’s economic growth

Published: February 1, 2020

The National Statistical Office released revised estimates for economic growth of India for the last three years, on January 31,2020. As per the report, it fixed the actual GDP growth 2018-19 at 6.1%, against its previous estimate of 6.8%, estimated in May 2019. The National Statistical Office also stated that the main reason for the ..

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Department of Biotechnology held International Summit on Women in STEM

Published: January 26, 2020

On January 25, 2020, the Department of Biotechnology held an International Summit on Women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) on the following theme Theme: Visualizing the Future: New Skylines The summit aimed to increase the participation of women in STEM field. Highlights The summit show cased the success of several women in the ..

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World Bank Study: Effect of Automation on FDI flows

Published: January 7, 2020

On January 6, 2020, the World Bank released its study on how FDI flows are affected in the world due to automation. The study concluded that automation will certainly disrupt the flow of capital from rich countries to poor countries. On the other hand, the poor countries can gain from automation if adopted at the ..

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PM Modi attends centenary celebrations of ASSOCHAM

Published: December 20, 2019

On December 20, 2019, PM Modi addressed the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry in New Delhi. The event was organized to commemorate 100 years of ASSOCHAM. The event was organized under the theme Theme: New India Aspiring for 5 trillion USD ASSOCHAM The Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (ASSOCHAM) is the ..

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