Government Policies: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

Update on National Policy on Skill Development

Published: March 20, 2020

On March 20, 2020, Ministry of Skill Development and Entrepreneurship presented the update on National Policy on Skill Development in Rajya Sabha Highlights The following initiatives have been taken under the policy by the Ministry since 2015 The Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana was launched under the policy. It provides short term skill training to ..

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GOI: Draft New Industrial Policy and National E-Commerce Policy to be released soon

Published: March 18, 2020

On March 18, 2020 the Ministry of Commerce and Industry announced in the parliament that New Industrial Policy and National E-Commerce Policy are to be released soon. The policies are to be framed by the Department of Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT). New Industrial Policy Previously NIP was launched in 1991. Since then ..

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Union Cabinet approves Agriculture Export Policy, 2018

Published: December 7, 2018

Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved Agriculture Export Policy, 2018 with aim to double farmer’s income by 2022. Cabinet has also approved proposal for establishment of Monitoring Framework at Centre with Ministry of Commerce as nodal Department to oversee implementation of Agriculture Export Policy. It will also have representation from various ..

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Cabinet approves launch of National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems

Published: December 7, 2018

Union Cabinet has approved launching of National Mission on Interdisciplinary Cyber-Physical Systems (NM-ICPS). It will be implemented by Department of Science &Technology under Ministry of Science and Technology for period of five years. The objective of Mission is to addresses ever increasing technological requirements of the society. It also takes into account international trends and ..

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Odisha Government launches Aerospace and Defence Manufacturing Policy 2018

Published: November 5, 2018

Odisha Government launched Aerospace and Defence Manufacturing Policy 2018. The policy is aimed to carry forward process of industrialization through promotion of aerospace and defence manufacturing enterprises, generate employment opportunities and promote value addition. Key Features of Polity It proposes to extend subsidy upto 50% of cost of land, building, plant and machinery to special ..

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