States and union territories of India Current Affairs, GK & News

Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan identifies 8 crores of migrants as intended target

The Government of India has no data on actual migrants spread all over the country. Therefore, the Department of Food and Public Distribution (DoFPD) has taken up a liberal figure of 8 crores of migrant workers. This has been fixed assuming that the migrant population will be 10% of total 80 crore of NFSA (National ..

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GoI establishes Khelo India State Centres of Excellence

The Ministry of Sports has launched Khelo India State Centres of Excellence. The centre aims to create robust sporting ecosystem in the country. Highlights The Sports Ministry has identified state owned sports facilities in 8 states of India. The facilities are to be upgraded into Khelo India State Centres of Excellence. The funds for the ..

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PM-KISAN Scheme: 17,793 crores released to 8.89 farmers

On April 20, 2020, the Government of India released 17,793 crores of rupees to 8.89 crores of farmers under Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme. Highlights The Government has credited the amount in order to help farmers during the lock down. Also, the GoI is distributing free pulses under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. Under ..

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Jammu Kashmir Statehood to be restored soon

On March 15, 2020, at a political delegation Home Minister Amit Shah announced that statehood of Jammu and Kashmir is to be restored. Highlights While resuming statehood of the state, the GoI is to release people from detention, relax curfew and restore internet. Also, an industrial policy is to be created soon for rapid industrial ..

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GOI partners with Infosys to improve GST Filling Portal

To improve the performance of the Goods and Services Tax Network (GSTIN) filling portal, The Government of India has entered into a partnership with Infosys, which has been managing the Goods and Service Tax regime as the service provider in the country. The technological measures adopted under the partnership will be announced in April 2020. ..

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