Current Affairs – July, 2020

India and Israel New Cultural Agreement: Key Points

India and Israel signed a new cultural agreement to strengthen people-to-people exchanges. This agreement was signed by India’s Ambassador to Israel, Sanjeev Singla and Israel’s Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenazi. Key Points of the Agreement The new cultural agreement will be a three year programme on cultural cooperation from 2020-23. The areas of cooperation under the Read More…

Ramesh Chand Task Force recommends linking sugarcane prices to sugar rates

Ramesh Chand task force by Niti Aayog has recommended to link sugarcane prices to sugar rates. The task force highlighted that it is essential to keep the industry in a good financial health. In its report, the task force has recommended for a one-time increase in the minimum sugar price at Rs 33 per kg. Read More…

RBI unveils National Strategy for Financial Education 2020-2025

Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has launched the National Strategy for Financial Education (NSFE) to be implemented for the period of next five years i.e. 2020 to 2025. This is the second national strategy; the first NSFE was launched in 2013. NSFE 2020-25 has been launched with an aim of achieving a financially aware and Read More…

Rajasthan Government launches Indira Rasoi Yojna

Rajasthan Government has launched the ‘Indira Rasoi  Yojna’ in order to pay special tribute to the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 76th birth anniversary on August 20. As the name suggests, Indira Rasoi is a scheme to provide nutritious food to poor people in urban areas at affordable prices. About Indira Rasoi Scheme Read More…

Centre comes up with the sport committee for National Sports Awards 2020

The Union Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports on Friday came up with a selection committee for selecting awardees for various sports awards for the year 2020. Awards Included: Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna, Dronacharya Awards, Arjuna Awards, Dhyan Chand Awards, Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar Award Maulana Abul Kalam Azad (MAKA) Trophy About the committee: Following Read More…