Tuesday, October 20, 2020
CRPF Collaborates with IIT Delhi, DRDO and JATC to Augment its R&D Capabilities On October 17, 2020 In order to augment its Research and Development(R&D) capabilities, The Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) has collaborated with Indian Institutes of Technology(IIT) Delhi, Defence Research and Development Organisation(DRDO), and Joint Advanced...
Nitin Gadkari Launched Blasting Process for one of the Asia’s Longest bi-directional Road Tunnel “Zojila Tunnel” in J&K On October 15, 2020, during a virtual ceremony, Union Minister Nitin Jairam Gadkari of Ministry of Road Transport & Highways (MoRTH) & Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises (MoMSME)...
Atal Innovation Mission, CGI India sign SOI to boost innovation in Schools On October 13, 2020, Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), NITI Aayog signed a Statement of Intent (SOI) with CGI India to promote innovation in schools. Key Points:i.CGI India will adopt 100 schools with Atal...
Kerala Govt Sets Up ‘Kerala Karshaka Kshemanidhi Board’, 1st of its Kind Welfare Board for Upliftment of Farmers Kerala Government has formed ‘Kerala Karshaka Kshemanidhi Board’ (Kerala Farmers Welfare Fund Board) – a Board for upliftment of Farmers in the State. It is the first time in India...
Cabinet approvals on October 7, 2020 On October 7, 2020, Union Cabinet met and congratulated its chair i.e. Prime Minister Narendra Modi for completing 20 years as a democratically elected leader. He previously served as Chief Minister of Gujarat for three consecutive terms. • During...
42nd GST Council meeting chaired by FM Nirmala Sitharaman ; Compensation Cess Extended beyond June, 2022 In the current fiscal (FY21), the states are facing Rs 2.35 lakh crore Goods and Services Tax (GST) revenue shortfall, out of which, Rs 97,000 crore is on account of GST shortfall,...
Delhi-Mumbai e-way to have India’s 1st 5 “Animal Bridges” As a part of improving road infrastructure, there are many ongoing expressway (e-way) projects in the country including the longest Delhi-Mumbai Greenfield expressway which is to be completed by 2024. Among one of the features, Delhi-Mumbai expressway will have...
MoD Signs Contract worth 409 cr with EEL for supply of Multi-Mode Hand Grenades to Indian Army Centre is pushing the public-private partnership (PPP) under Make in India initiative to develop cutting edge ammunition technologies with 100% Indigenous Content for Defence sector to accomplish the ultimate goal of...
NITI Aayog and the Netherlands Signed SoI on Decarbonization and Energy Transition Agenda The Central and State Governments are focused towards low carbon industrialization and are laying emphasis on renewable energy by formulating policies for providing incentives on adopting electric vehicles like Gujarat Govt Announced Subsidy Schemes for...
NHPC & PFC Inked MoU with Power Ministry detailing targets for FY 2020-21 On September 29, 2020, Power Finance Corporation Ltd (PFC) and NHPC Limited (erstwhile National Hydroelectric Power Corporation) have signed a performance-based Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Ministry of Power (MoP) in New Delhi detailing various...