LPG: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

PM Modi chairs Cabinet meeting: Key Decisions

Published: July 8, 2020

On July 8, 2020, PM Modi chaired the union cabinet meet. Ministers of various departments attended the meet including Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman, Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh and Home Minister Amit Shah Key Decisions The following key decisions were taken during the union cabinet meeting chaired by PM Modi Pradhan ..

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Core Strategy Group formed in CSIR

Published: April 14, 2020

On April 13, 2020, a core strategy group was formed in CSIR (Council of Scientific and Industrial Research). The group will work towards rapid and economical diagnostics, digital and molecular surveillance and repurposing of drugs. Concerns The GoI has not yet displayed list of dedicated hospitals for COVID-19. For now, when a person is suspicious ..

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Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana: Rs 5,000 crores transferred for free delivery of LPG

Published: April 13, 2020

The GoI has so far transferred Rs 5,000 crores to Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY). This has been done to provide free LPG cylinders to PMUY beneficiaries. What is the plan? The GoI under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan package had announced free delivery of LPG cylinders. Under this initiative, free LPG refills were to be ..

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G20: Video Conference of Energy Ministers

Published: April 11, 2020

On April 10, 2020, the G20 Energy ministers held virtual meeting on ways to ensure stable energy markets. The energy markets are greatly affected by demand reduction due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Highlights India’s Energy Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan represented the country. The following were iterated by the minister at the meet As a ..

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India to get uninterrupted LPG supply from Saudi Arabia

Published: March 29, 2020

On March 29, 2020, the Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced that Saudi Arabia has assured India on uninterrupted LPG supply amidst growing threat of COVID-19. LPG in India India is the second largest importer of LPG in the world. It fulfils half of its requirements from the middle east countries such as Qatar, Saudi Arabia, ..

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