Page-5 of PM Modi Current Affairs, GK & News

RuPay Card Phase II jointly launched by India and Bhutan

On November 20, 2020, PM Narendra Modi and Bhutanese PM Lotay Tshering jointly launched RuPay card Phase II that will allow Bhutan citizens to access RuPay network in India. The phase I was launched in August 2019. Highlights The implementation of Phase I of Rupay cards enabled visitors from India to access Point of Sale ..

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PM Modi to attend 12th BRICS Summit

On November 17, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi is to attend the 12th BRICS summit that is to be hosted by Russia. The summit is to be held under the theme “Global Stability, Shared Security and Innovative Growth”. The BRICS members to participate in the meeting are China, India, Brazil, Russia and South Africa. Key ..

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Union Cabinet approves PLI scheme for 10 sectors

On November 11, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Narendra Modi approved Production Linked Incentive Scheme for ten sectors. The schemes are worth of Rs 1.46 lakh crores. The GoI had earlier announced the scheme for pharmaceuticals and electronic products alone. Now, upon being extended the scheme is to return several benefits. Key Highlights ..

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Ministry of Shipping renamed to Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has renamed the Ministry of Shipping to Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways on November 8, 2020. PM Modi announced the renaming of the ministry at the inaugural virtual event of Ro-Pax terminal at Surat’s Hazira. He also flagged-off the Ro-Pax ferry service between Hazira and Ghogha in Gujarat in the ..

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PM Modi inaugurates development projects in Varanasi

On November 9, 2020, Prime Minister Narendra Modi  inaugurated various development projects in Varanasi through video conferencing. The total cost of these projects is Rs 614 crores. Key Highlights The projects inaugurated includes sound show, Sarnath Light, Sewerage related works, infrastructure protection for conservation of cows, agriculture produce warehouse, multipurpose seed storehouse, Varanasi city smart ..

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