Current Affairs - September, 2020

India successfully Fire tested Prithvi II Missile

India successfully  test fired the Prithvi II missile which was developed indigenously. The test was conducted at the Chandipur Integrated Test Range, Odisha. Key Facts The missile attained the range of 350 km. The test fire was a routine exercises. Electro optical tracking systems, radars and telemetry stations of Defense Research and development Organizations (DRDO) Read More…

Cyber Security Vision Framework for Urban Cooperative Banks Released

The Reserve Bank of India released Cyber Security Vision Framework under the title ‘Technology Vision for Cyber Security’ for Urban Co-operative Banks (UCBs) – 2020-2023 on September 25, 2020. The central bank referred to four guiding principles in order to formulate the framework because of the heterogeneity of UCBs in India in terms of regions, Read More…

Why FM allowed Five States to raise financial resources through Open Market Borrowings?

Union Finance Ministry Smt. Nirmala Sitharaman has granted permission to raise additional financial resources of Rs. 9,913 crore to five states through Open Market Borrowings (OMBs). The five states Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, Karnataka,  Goa, and Tripura. Key Facts This permission allows Karnataka to raise Rs. 4,509 crore. Andhra Pradesh can borrow Rs. 2,525 crore. Telangana Read More…

Three years of Saubhagya Scheme- Facts and Assessment.

The Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Yojana -“Saubhagya” has completed three years since its inception on September 25, 2020. The Scheme was launched on September 25, 2020 by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. The scheme ensures electrification of all willing households in rural and urban areas of the country. Pradhan Mantri Sahaj Bijli Har Ghar Read More…

What is U-RISE Portal Launched in UP?

The Uttar Pradesh government has launched a unified portal called ‘U-Rise’- Unified Re-imagined Innovation For Student Empowerment. The portal will guide students in learning, career counselling, and getting employment in the state. The portal has been developed by Dr. A P J Abdul Kalam Technical University. Key Facts Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath launched the portal Read More…