state government Current Affairs, GK & News

Cabinet Expansion in Madhya Pradesh; 28 ministers appointed

On July 2, 2020, 28 MLAs of the Madhya Pradesh Assembly took oath as ministers Highlights There are now 34 ministers in the cabinet of Mr Shivraj Singh Chouhan. Earlier there were only 5 ministers when the government was formed in March 2020. Chouhan had taken oath as Chief Minister of the state after 22 ..

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Monetary Policy Committee meets: Repo rate reduces to 4%

On May 22, 2020, the policy committee met in an emergency meeting to review the current economic outlook and impacts of COVID-19. Highlights The RBI has reduced the repo rate from 4.4% to 4%. It has reduced the reverse repo rate to 3.35%. The RBI also announced that the reduction in policy rate is to ..

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MP, the First State to launch innovative Scheme “FIR Aapke Dwar Yojana”

On May 11, 2020, the Madhya Pradesh Government has launched “FIR Aapke Dwar Yojana”. Highlights The scheme has been launched in 23 police stations as a pilot project. This includes both rural and urban areas. Features of the scheme Under the scheme, a person need not go to the police station to dodge a complaint. ..

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Finance Commission: States shall use FRBM clause to fight COVID-19

On April 24, 2020, the Finance Commission has advised the state governments to use the clauses of FRBM (Fiscal Responsibility) act in order to raise additional resources to fight against COVID-19. Centre and State FRBM The states have their own FRBM act. The main similarities between the centre and state FRBM is that the limit ..

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Delhi Government announces 5T plan to control COVID-19

On April 7, 2020, the Government of Delhi announced 5T plan to tackle the spread of Corona Virus in the Union Territory. The 5T plan includes Testing, Tracing, Teamwork, Treatment and Tracking Testing Under the Testing Programme, the government is to conduct 1 lakh rapid tests in hotspot areas of Delhi. The current hotspot areas ..

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