Aspirational Districts Current Affairs - 2020

Indian Railways generate 6,40,000 days of work under Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan

The Indian Railways have generated more than 6,40,000-man days under Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan in six states. They are Jharkhand, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Odisha, Uttar Pradesh. Highlights Till August 21, 2020, around 12,276 workers have been enrolled under Garib Kalyan Rozgar Abhiyan. The Indian Railways had identified the following works under the scheme Construction Read More…

Union Cabinet approved National Recruitment Agency

On August 19, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved to set up National Recruitment Agency. The agency is to conduct Common Eligibility Test for Public Sector Banks and Government Jobs. Highlights The Common Eligibility Test (CET) is to be conducted for non-gazetted posts in public sector banks and central government. The score of CET is valid Read More…

NITI Aayog launches “Nana Nani Abhiyan”

On May 5, 2020, NITI Aayog along with Primal Foundation launched Surakshit Dada-Dadi and Nana-Nani Abhiyan. The scheme focuses to ensure the wellbeing of the senior citizens. Highlights The campaign targets to reach 2.9 million senior citizens that are spread in 25 Aspirational Districts. The districts are spread in Jharkhand, Bihar, Assam, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan, Read More…

SCIENCE EXPLORER: 1st ever Mobile Science Exhibition flagged off in Leh

Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent charge), Prahlad Singh Patel flagged off Leh’s 1st ever Mobile Science Exhibition (SCIENCE EXPLORER) of National Council of Science Museums (NCSM) for entire Ladakh Region. Key Highlights NCSM jointly with Department of Science &Technology (DST), Government of India simultaneously carried out the National launch of 25 Read More…

Udyam Abhilasha: SIDBI launches national level entrepreneurship awareness campaign

Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) has launched Udyam Abhilasha (उद्यम अभिलाषा), a national level entrepreneurship awareness campaign. It was launched in 115 Aspirational Districts identified by NITI Aayog in 28 States. Udyam Abhilasha The campaign will run from 3 October to 8 October, 2018 across India and reach out to around 15,000 youth. Read More…