Union Cabinet: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Union Cabinet approves adoption of Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj Act

On October 21, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the adoption of Jammu and Kashmir Panchayati Raj act. Key highlights The adoption of Panchayati Raj act will now establish the three tier of Grass root level democracy in Jammu and Kashmir. So far, the three-tier system was not in ..

Union Cabinet approves MoU between India and Malaysia

On October 21, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the Memorandum of Understanding signed between The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India and the Malaysian Institute of certified public Accountants. The agreement enables the  qualified Chartered Accountants of the countries to join other institutes based on their qualification. Highlights Based ..

Cabinet approves India-Nigeria Space Cooperation

On October 21, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Indian Space Research Organisation and the National Space Research and Development agency of Nigeria. About the MoU The agreements were signed in June 2020 at Bengaluru and in August 2020 at Abuja Nigeria. The agreements enable cooperation between the countries ..

National Rural Livelihood Mission: Union Cabinet approves Rs 520 crores for Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir

On October 14, 2020, Union Cabinet approved the special package of Rs 520 crores under National Rural Livelihood Mission for Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh. Key Highlights The cabinet has approved the package for a period of five years till 2023-24. The National Rural Livelihood Mission enables to increase household income. National Rural Livelihood Mission ..

Stockholm International: Union Cabinet of India approves ratification of 7 Organic Pollutants

On October 7, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi approved the ratification of seven Chemicals that are listed under Stockholm convention on persistent organic pollutants. Further, the cabinet delegated its powers of ratification to the union ministry of external affairs and ministry of environment forest and climate change. These Ministries are ..