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

Udyam Scheme: 11 lakh MSMEs registered

Published: November 7, 2020

On November 7, 2020, the Government of India announced that over 11 lakh MSMEs have registered on the new online system of Udyam Registration. It was launched in July 2020. Key Highlights According to GoI, over 3.72 lakh have been registered under manufacturing category and 6.31 lakh have registered under service sector. Of these registered ..

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Government E-Marketplace integrated with CPPP: Key Facts

Published: October 26, 2020

Government eMarketplace (GeM) has been merged with the Central Public Procurement Portal (CPPP) for the creation of a Unified Procurement System. The integrated system will combine the whole public buying of goods and services onto one platform. What is Custom Bid introduced in the portal? The custom bid will permit a buyer to bid on ..

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“E-Dharti Geo Portal” launched

Published: October 22, 2020

On October 21, 2020, the Union of Housing and Urban affairs minister Shri Hardeep Singh Puri launched the e-Dharti Geo Portal. The portal will integrate map and lease plans in the Management Information System. It will make the system Geographic Information System enabled, GIS enabled.  Significance The Land and Development Office deals with more than 50000 ..

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CuRED: Portal for information on clinical trial of repurposed drugs

Published: October 21, 2020

On October 20, 2020, the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare launched “CSIR Ushered Repurposed Drugs” portal called CuRED. Portal will provide the details about drugs repurposed by CSIR. Also, the portal will provide details about clinical trials of devices and diagnostics. Highlights The Council for scientific and Industrial Research was exploring different combination clinical trials ..

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Vaccine portal launched in India

Published: September 28, 2020

On September 28, 2020, the Union Minister Dr Harsh Vardhan launched a vaccine portal for COVID-19. The portal aims to create awareness among masses. Highlights The portal will provide vaccine related information. This will include efforts made in India towards vaccine development against COVID-19. Alongside, the Minister also launched a history timeline of the Indian ..

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