5 Trillion Dollar Economy Current Affairs - 2020

Karnataka approves New Information Technology Policy

On September 3, 2020, Karnataka cabinet approved a new Information Technology Policy, 2020. The policy will help the state to increase its contribution in achieving its goal of 1 trillion USD. Also, the policy will help the state to create six million jobs. The policy is to be executed between 2020 and 2025. Highlights The Read More…

What is Atal Innovation Mission Artificial Intelligence Step Up Module?

The NITI Aayog, Atal Innovation Mission along with the collaboration of NASSCOM launched the “ATL AI Step Up Module”. It was launched on the eve of independence-day. The module is to drive AI education and innovation to next levels in schools all over India. Highlights The module is considered as the successor of AI Base Read More…

Dashboard for National Infrastructure Pipeline launched

The Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman recently launched National Infrastructure Pipeline online dashboard. The dashboard is to act as a one-stop solution for all stakeholders who are looking for information about infrastructure projects. Highlights The Finance Minister had announced an outlay of Rs 100 lakh crore for infrastructure projects in the country for the next 5 Read More…

Green Field Expressway Project

The Government of India recently agreed to convert the Delhi-Amristar-Katra Expressway into a green field project. The highway will connect five historic towns in the state of Punjab. They include Goindwal Sahib, Sultanpur Lodhi, Khadoor Sahib and Tarn Taran. What is the issue? On the complaints of the locals over the project failing to connect Read More…

Incentive Scheme for Large Scale Electronics Manufacturing approved by Cabinet

On March 21, 2020, the Union Cabinet under PM Modi approved the Production Incentive Scheme for large scale manufacturing of Electronics. The main aim of the incentivisation is to increase investments in mobile manufacturing. Benefits The scheme aims to create more than 2 lakh jobs. The indirect employment opportunities are expected to be three times Read More…