Cabinet Approval Current Affairs - 2020

Union Cabinet: Three Airports redevelopment approved

On August 19, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved redevelopment of three airports in Jaipur, Thiruvananthapuram and Guwahati. The projects are to be developed by Adani Enterprises Limited. Highlights The Union Cabinet approved to provide Rs 1,070 crores to handle the redevelopment projects. The three airports being developed are to be leased for operation, management and 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…

Cabinet Approves to form Empowered Group of Secretaries

On June 3, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi approved to set up “Empowered Group of Secretaries”. The group will also have Project Development Cells to attract investments in India. Highlights The Empowered Group will provide investment support to global investors. It will also ensure timely clearances from the Government side in different Read More…

Union Cabinet approves farmer friendly Essential Commodities Act

On June 3, 2020, the Union Cabinet chaired by PM Modi has made historic amendments to Essential Commodities Act. Under the amendment, the regulatory environment has been liberalized for farmers. The Farmers Agreement on Price Assurance and Farm Services Ordinance, 2020: The amendment has been made through this ordinance. The ordinance will allow farmers to Read More…

GoI brings in ordinance making attack on doctors punishable up to 7 years

On April 22, 2020, the Government of India brought in ordinance to end violence against doctors and health care workers. Highlights According to the ordinance, persons attacking health personnel are to be sentenced to jail for 6 months to 7 years. In non-serious cases, the workers are liable to pay penalty of Rs 50,000 and Read More…