Government of India Current Affairs, GK & News

Immigration Visa Foreigners Registration Tracking Scheme

The Government of India has given its approval for the Immigration Visa Foreigners Registration Tracking (IVFRT) scheme’s continuation for a period of five years till 31 March 31, 2026, with Rs 1,364.88 crore financial outlay. Overview: This scheme looks to optimize and interlink functions that are related to visa issuance, immigration, registration of foreigners, and ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

World Bank ‘REWARD’ Project

The World Bank, the Government of India, the State Governments of Karnataka, and Odisha, have signed a USD 115 million deal for the Rejuvenating Watersheds for Agricultural Resilience through Innovative Development Programme to help national and state governments adopt improved watershed management practices to help farmers become more resilient to climate change, improve incomes, and ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

New India Literacy Programme

The Government of India approved the New India Literacy Programme scheme for the fiscal years 2022-2027 that will cover all areas of adult education and match with the national education policy 2020. Overview: The Ministry of Education (MoE) has announced the ‘New India Literacy Programme’ for the next five years, to cover all aspects of ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

Is ‘Disaster Management Act’ related to Extension of Loan Moratorium?

The Supreme Court of India asked the central government to clarify its position on the issue of interest being charged on the installment of loan repayments amid the lockdown. Earlier, by mentioning the power of the center under the Disaster Management Act, the apex court had asked the same to review the issue of charging ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: 

ESIC to pay 50% of 3 months’ average wages as Unemployment benefit

In a recent notification, the Employees’ State Insurance Corporation declared to relax their norms, to aid the people who became jobless amid the COVID-19 outbreak with 50% of average wages of three months as unemployment benefit. Highlights The people who lost their job between March 24 and December 31 will get the benefit. A total ..

Month: 

Category: 

Topics: