Welfare Schemes Current Affairs, GK & News

Welfare Schemes  Current Affairs, GK & News

Panel set up by PMO to mitigate COVID-19 and restore normalcy after 21 Days Lock Down

On March 29, 2020 the Prime Minister Office constituted a high-level panel to restore normalcy after 21 days of normalcy. The high-level committee is to suggest measures to improve health-care, reduce miseries and put the economy back on track. Highlights The committee is to work under the chairmanship of P K Mishra, principal secretary of ..

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2020 observed as Year of Mobility by CISF

The CISF observes 2020 as the “Year of Mobility” for the welfare of the troops. It will focus on construction of residential units and implementation of welfare measures. Highlights In the year of 2020, the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) will aim at creating infrastructure for their families. It will also aim at focusing on ..

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MoU signed for welfare of Handicraft Artisans belonging to Scheduled Castes

The Union Ministry of Textiles and Ministry of Social Justice and Empowerment have signed MoU to step up interventions for the welfare and economic development of scheduled caste artisans. The MoU was signed between Development Commissioner (Handicrafts), Ministry of Textiles and National Scheduled Castes Finance and Development Corporation (NSFDC), a CPSU under Ministry of Social ..

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Union Cabinet approves inclusion of 15 new castes in Central OBC list

The Union Cabinet has given its approval for inclusion of 15 new castes and modification in 13 other castes in the Central list of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in respect of 8 states. These states are Assam, Bihar, Himachal Pradesh, Jharkhand, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, Jammu & Kashmir and Uttarakhand. The Union Cabinet took this decision ..

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