Land subsidence in Joshimath (Uttarakhand), is a grave reminder of the harm that can be caused by reckless infrastructure development and the role of climate change in exacerbating the situation. Over 60 families living in uninhabitable houses have already been ..
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) recently signed a loan agreement with the Indian government to provide $1.22 billion in funding for projects aimed at improving connectivity and infrastructure in four Indian states. The loan will cover a range of projects ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs - 2023
The central government has given its approval for the revised guidelines of its key scheme named Micro and Small Enterprises-Cluster Development Programme (MSE-CDP). This is to be implemented during the 15th Finance Commission cycle, i.e. FY22 to FY26. Various departments ..
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2022
Category: Government Schemes 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 ..
The Government of India is to rationalize the coal linkages in the country. This is to be done in order to reduce the load on transportation infrastructure and also to ease evacuation constraints. Highlights The Government of India has rationalized ..
Month: Current Affairs - June, 2020
The Society of Manufacturers of Electric Vehicles (SMEV) has released its data on Electric Vehicles sales. According to its report, the sales of Electric Vehicles have increased by 20% in the Fiscal Year 2019-20. Highlights The sale of electric vehicles ..