Page-2 of Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana Current Affairs, GK & News

Second Installment of Rs 500 deposited under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

The Government of India recently approved the second installment of Rs 500 under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. Highlights Under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana, Rs 500 was to be provided in three installments. The second installment has been released under the scheme. More than 20 crore women were benefitted when the first installment was ..

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Core Strategy Group formed in CSIR

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 Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana launched to fight COVID-19

On March 26, 2020, the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman launched Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana. The scheme is an economic help package for people in the country to fight against COVID-19 and its effects. Around 1.7 lakh crore has been allocated under the package. Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Ann Yojana Under the scheme, around ..

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RBI launches 5-year Financial Inclusion Strategy

The Reserve Bank of India has launched National Strategy for Financial Inclusion (2019-24). The main motive of the strategy is to provide access to financial services in an affordable manner. Highlights The Strategy has been launched after thorough consultation with SEBI (Securities Exchange Board of India), PFRDA (Pension fund Regulatory and Development Authority of India) ..

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Nilekani Panel suggests measures to encourage Digital Payments

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) appointed Nandan Nilekani committee has submitted its suggestions on measures to encourage digital payments in India to RBI Governor Shaktikanta Das. Background: In January 2019 the RBI had set up the five-member panel under the chairmanship of Nandan Nilekani to provide suggestions on deepening digital payments with a view ..

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