Current Affairs – February, 2020

Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana: PM distributes aids and devices to Divyangjan and Senior Citizens

On February 29, 2020, PM Modi is to distribute assistive aids and devices to senior citizens and Divyangjan. This is the biggest ever distribution camp. Highlights The distribution camp of assistive aids and devices for senior citizens and Divyangjans by PM Modi is being organized by the Ministry of Social Justice. The objective of the Read More…

Eastern Zonal Council Meet to be held in Bhubaneswar

The Eastern Zonal Council meeting for the states of Odisha, Bihar, West Bengal and Jharkhand is to be chaired by home Minister Amit Shah. The meeting is to discuss cases of rape against women, sexual offences, prevention of cattle smuggling in the India-Bangladesh Border, etc. Highlights The Home Minister will discuss with the Chief Ministers Read More…

GoI to increase reach of banking in the North-East Tea Garden areas

On February 27, 2020, the Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman announced that the banking in the North East Region is to be increased. Highlights The minister in a meeting with economists, trade and industry representatives and policy experts announced that the banking in the tea garden regions of the north east is to be increased. This Read More…

February 28: National Science Day

Every year on February 28, India celebrates National Science Day to mark the discovery of Raman Effect by Sir C V Raman. Raman Effect was discovered by the professor on February 28, 1928. This year, the National Science Day is celebrated under the theme Theme: Women in Science History The National Science Day was first Read More…

GoI to establish Central Consumer Protection Authority

The GoI recently decided to establish Central Consumer Protection Authority under the Consumer Protection act, 2019. Consumer Protection Authority The authority protects, promotes and enforces rights of the consumers. It also regulates matters that are related to unfair trade practices, violation of consumer rights and misleading advertisements. Central Consumer Protection act, 2019 The act was Read More…