Emergency Response Plan Current Affairs, GK & News

750 million USD loan approved by AIIB to India

On June 17, 2020, the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) approved 750 million USD loan to India. The fund granted is to be used by the GoI to strengthen battle against the impact of COVID-19 on the poor and vulnerable. Highlights The aid was cofinanced by the Asian Development Bank (ADB). The funds are to ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

AIIB approves 500 million USD for India

On May 8, 2020, the AIIB (Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank) approved 500 million USD to COVID-19 to India. The funds were aimed to scale up the containment efforts and strengthen the health system. This will help manage future outbreaks. Highlights The funds are to be used for Emergency Response and Health Systems Preparedness Project. The ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

GoI sanctions Rs 15,000 crores for its COVID-19 Package

On April 9, 2020, the Government of India sanctioned Rs 15,000 crore that was earlier announced for the Emergency Response and Health System Preparedness package. The main objective of the package is to contain the spread of COVID-19. Highlights The funds sanctioned are to be used in establishing dedicated treatment facilities of COVID-19, build national ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

SC forms Panel to frame Emergency Plan to prevent extinction of Indian birds

Taking serious note of alarming extinction of two Indian birds namely Great Indian Bustard and Lesser Florican, the Supreme Court of India has constituted a High Powered Committee to urgently frame and implement an Emergency Response Plan for protection of these species, considering the approaching monsoon and breeding season. Both the birds are protected under ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: