Left Wing Extremism: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

CRPF inks MoU with DRDO and IIT Delhi

Published: October 17, 2020

On October 17, 2020, the Central Reserve Police Force signed a Memorandum of Understanding with IIT Delhi and Defence Research and Development Organization to find technological solutions to the operational challenges faced by the organization. Highlights There are 500 officers associated with CRPF. The MoU will enable these officers to undertake short-term courses in DRDO ..

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GoI: Left Wing Extremism has declined by 38% in last five years

Published: March 18, 2020

On March 18, 2020, the Union Minister of State for Home Affairs replied in Rajya Sabha about the decline in Left Wing Extremism in the last five years. This has been possible mainly due to the implementation of “National Policy and Action Plan-2015”. Highlights In 2019, number of Left Wing Extremism has reduced by 38% ..

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CORAS: Railway Ministry launches Commando for Railway Security

Published: August 15, 2019

Union Ministry of Railways launched CORAS (Commando for Railway Security) of Indian Railways. It is separate Commando Unit of Railway Protection Force (RPF). It has been carved out from motivated and willing young staff of Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Railway Protection Special Force (RPSF). About Commando for Railway Security (CORAS) Vision Statement of CORAS:  ..

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Government Approves Continuation of CLCS-TUS Scheme for MSMEs

Published: February 15, 2019

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved a three-year extension of the Credit Linked Capital Subsidy and Technology Up-gradation Scheme (CLCS-TUS) for Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MSME) with a total outlay of 2,900 crores on 13th February 2019. This scheme will continue beyond the 12th Five Year Plan for three years from ..

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Cabinet approves proposal to set up 4072 towers in Left Wing Extremism Areas

Published: May 24, 2018

Union Cabinet has approved Ministry of Home Affairs’ (MHA’s) proposal of setting up 4,072 mobile towers to improve telecom connectivity network in Left Wing Extremism (LWE) Areas. This network would be used by security personnel deployed in LWE affected areas. Key Facts These towers will be set up at cost of Rs. 7,330 crore in ..

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