Current Affairs - October, 2020

Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh bags top position for implementing PMGSY.

Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh has bagged the first position among 30 districts of the country for successfully implementing the Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana (PMGSY). Highlights Union Ministry of Rural Development declared the list of top performing 30 districts in the country. Mandi district has received top position for constructing roads of maximum length Read More…

Regional Raw Drug Repository of National Medicinal Plants Board Inaugurated at AIIA

The Minister of State (I/C) for AYUSH, Shri Shripad Yesso Naik, inaugurated the Regional Raw Drug Repository (RRDR) on October 23, 2020 at the All India Institute of Ayurveda, New Delhi.  through a virtual function. Highlights The RRDR is the second repository in the series of repositories that has been proposed by National Medicinal Plants Read More…

New Visa Norms: Govt allows all OCI and PIO card holders to visit India.

The government has decided to permit all Overseas Citizen of India (OCI) and Person of Indian Origin (PIO) card holders and all other foreign nationals to visit India for any purpose. Highlights Travellers would not be allowed on Tourist Visa to enter by air or water routes through authorized airports and seaport immigration check posts. Read More…

CBSE introduces ‘Facial Recognition System’ to access digital documents.

Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) has introduced the ‘Facial Recognition System’ to access the digital documents. This system has been launched for classes 10th and 12th.The system has been launched amid the Covid-19 situation in order to make things easier for students. About Facial Recognition System It is a computer based application which will Read More…

Mizoram sets to adopt “Covid-19: No tolerance Fortnight”

The Mizoram government is all set to take stringent measures against the rising covid-19 cases. The state will adopt “COVID-19 : No Tolerance Fortnight” from October 26. By this, the government aims to break the chain of local transmission in Mizoram State. Highlights COVID-19 situation in Mizoram is increasing at a faster rate because of Read More…