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The Department of Science and Technology recently launched the National Climate Vulnerability Report. According to the report, eight Eastern States in the country are highly vulnerable to climate change. They are Mizoram, Bihar, West Bengal, Arunachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odisha, Jharkhand and Assam. Key Findings of the report The report has developed state level “vulnerability indices” ..
Category: Reports & Indexes Current Affairs
Topics: Agriculture • Below Poverty Line (BPL) • Climate change • Crop Insurance • employment generation • Horticulture • Indian Railways • MGNREGA • Rainfed Agriculture • small and Marginal Farmers • Vulnerable
The Ministry of Finance recently announced that nearly Rs 15 lakh crores have been sanctioned under Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana (PMMY). What are the achievements of PMMY? More than 28 crore 68 lakh loans have been sanctioned since the launch of Pradhan Mantri MUDRA Yojana. Of the total loans provided, 68% were provided to women ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
The State of Odisha has decided to set up the dedicated “District Investment Promotion Agencies (DIPA)” in 30 districts of the state. The DIPA will help in promoting and facilitating the investment in the state. Significance of the move The state of Odisha has observed the significant industrial development in last two decades. This large-scale ..
Category: States Current Affairs
The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi recently approved Industrial Areas and Logistics Hub. What are the projects approved? The projects approved by the Cabinet are as follows: Construction of various trunk infrastructure components for Krishnapatnam Industrial Area in Andhra Pradesh Tumakuru Industrial Area in Karnataka Multi-modal Logistics Hub and Multi-modal transport hub ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs
On November 12, 2020, Finance Minister Smt Nirmala Sitharaman announced the fourth economic stimulus package. During the announcement, the Finance Minister introduced the “Atma Nirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana”. Atma Nirbhar Bharat Rozgar Yojana The beneficiaries of the scheme include employees in EPFO registered establishments who were on monthly wages less than Rs 15,000. Beneficiaries Atma ..