Inclusive Growth Current Affairs, GK & News

Global Energy Transition Index: India ranks 74th

On May 13, 2020, the World Economic Forum released Global Energy Transition Index (GET Index). India has moved up to 74th rank showing improvements in key parameters such as energy security, growth and environmental sustainability. About the index The World Economic Forum has ranked 115 countries based on GET Index in its report “WEF Fostering ..

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Budget 2020-21 presented by Finance Minister: The Themes, GST Reforms

The Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman presented the Budget 2020-21 on February 1, 2020. The budget focused on enhancing purchasing power of citizens and boosting their incomes. It has also given importance to technology and innovation to increase employment of the youths. The Budget 2020 has been framed on two main pillars namely Fundamental Structural Reforms ..

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OSDMA bags SKOCH Award

The Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) has bagged the SKOCH Award, 2018 for its remarkable achievements in the field of disaster management. The award was presented at the 56th SKOTCH Summit held at New Delhi. The SKOCH Award is being presented since 2003 to individuals and institutions having done meritorious works in the field of governance, ..

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Punjab Government launches Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojana

Punjab Government has launched Mahatma Gandhi Sarbat Vikas Yojna (MGSVY) for the welfare of the downtrodden citizen across the state. This scheme is aimed at the inclusive growth of the distressed sections of the society. It will be on the line of Antyodaya principles (Antyodaya’ means rise of the last person) and will be implemented ..

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ADB to extend $20 billion loan to India over 5 years

Multi-lateral funding agency Asian Development Bank (ADB) announced that it increase annual funding to India to up to $4 billion from existing $2.7 billion from next year to accelerate inclusive economic transformation. As part of ADB’s Country Partnership Strategy 2018-22, the multi-lateral funding agency will provide loans up to $4 billion on annual basis including ..

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