Atmanirbhar Bharat Current Affairs - 2020

India’s 2nd VNR Report presented at United Nations HLPF by NITI Aayog

The second Voluntary National Review (VNR) of India was presented on the High-Level Political Forum (HLPF) of the United Nations by NITI Aayog. The VNR report provides a comprehensive detailed account of the schemes and initiatives taken by India for the successful implementation and adoption of the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals Agenda of the United Read More…

‘ATL App Development Modules’ launched by NITI Aayog’s AIM

On 10th July 2020, for school children across the country ‘ATL App Development Modules’ has been launched in line with the Aatmanirbhar Bharat initiative for transforming school students from users of the smartphone-based applications to innovative developers of the smartphone-based applications. In collaboration with Plezmo- a mobile application(Indian Startup Company-Gunakar Private Limited), the ‘ATL App Read More…

White Paper launched for Recommendations on Immediate Technology and Policy Impetus to Make India ATMANIRBHAR

At a virtual event, White Papers prepared by the Technology Information, Forecasting and Assessment Council (TIFAC) was launched by Dr. Harsh Vardhan (Union Minister of Health and Family Welfare) on 10th July 2020. Focus of the launched White Paper As the global supply chain is mitigating the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, this also has Read More…

Cabinet Approves Developing of ARHCs for Urban Migrants/Poor under PMAY-U

To fulfill the vision of AtmaNirbhar Bharat, On 8th July 2020, the Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given approval for developing Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (ARHCs). These Affordable Rental Housing Complexes will be developed as a sub-scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U) for the Urban Migrants/poor. Background Read More…

‘Agriculture Infrastructure Fund’ gets Union Cabinet Approval

On 8th July 2020, a new pan India Central Sector Scheme was given approval by the Union Cabinet under the chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.  The new Central Sector Scheme is called ‘Agriculture Infrastructure Fund’. The scheme ‘Agriculture Infrastructure Fund’ was announced by Union Finance Minister as a part of the Rs 20 Lakh Read More…