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The world’s largest museum on Harappan culture is currently being set up in Rakhigarhi, Haryana. Key highlights The museum on Harappan culture in Rakhigarhi would showcase some 5,000-year-old artefacts belonging to the Indus Valley Civilization. This world class museum would display photographs depicting Rakhigarhi’s history. The museum, which is currently under construction, would give recognition ..
Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman tabled the Economic Survey 2020-21 in the Lok Sabha on January 29, 2021. Highlights The Economic Survey 2021 presented an estimation of the progress that the Indian economy has made in the last 12 months. The survey highlights that the real growth rate for Financial Year 2021 was taken as ..
The Union Cabinet has cleared the policy on the privatization of public sector undertakings (PSUs). The details regarding the policy will be announced in the upcoming Union Budget that will be presented on February 1, 2021. About the Policy The policy will present a road map for the presence of government-owned entities in strategic and ..
Topics: Aatmanirbhar Bharat package • Department of Investment and Public Asset Management • Privatization • Privatization of PSUs • Public Sector Undertakings (PSUs) • Strategic sectors • union budget 2020-21
The Union Minister of Culture Shri Prahlad Singh Patel recently reviewed the proposal to set up Indian Institute of Heritage. About Indian Institute of Heritage Indian Institute of Heritage is a proposed institute under the Ministry of Culture. It was announced as part of the Budget 2020-21. It is to be set up in accordance ..
Category: Art & Culture Current Affairs
On October 27, 2020, the Government of India extended the deadline for making payment under the Vivad se Vishwas scheme. The deadline has been extended to March 31, 2021. The deadline is being extended for the third time under this direct tax dispute settlement scheme. Key highlights In order to provide relief to the taxpayers ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
The Railways has decided to commence its ‘Kisan Rail’ services to transport perishable goods from August 07 onwards and the first train will be flagged off via video conferencing by the Union Minister of Agriculture and that of the Railways. This train will run between Maharashtra and Bihar and will carry vegetables and fruits. Details ..
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