Corruption Current Affairs - 2020

412 Infrastructure Projects hit by Cost Over run of Rs 4.11 lakh crores

On August 23, 2020, the Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation announced that around 412 infrastructure projects each of worth Rs 150 crores have been hit with cost over run of Rs 4.11 lakh crores. Highlights The original cost of implementation of these projects were Rs 20,65,336. Their completion cost is anticipated as Rs 24,77,167 Read More…

February 24: Central Excise Day

Every year, on February 24, the Central Excise Day is being celebrated by Central Board of Excise and Customs all over India. The day is being celebrated to honour the service of Central Board of Excise and Custom (CBEC) to the country. Highlights The day is also celebrated to honour the officers associated with CBEC Read More…

President’s Secretary Sanjay Kothari named the next CVC by PM led panel

The appointment of the CVC (Chief Vigilance Commissioner) was criticized throughout India as the new appointee was a part of the Search Committee. After the wide criticization, President Secretary Sanjay Kothari has now been recommended by the PM led panel. Highlights The Central Vigilance Commission is the premier Government Agency that prevents corruption. It was Read More…

Mohammed Allawi appointed the PM of Iraq amidst Tishreen Revolution in the country

On February 01, 2020, one of the former communications ministers of Iraq, Mohammed Allawi was appointed the Prime Minister of the country by the President of Iraq, Barham Salih. Highlights Allawi has been appointed the Prime Minister of the Country amidst long protests that has so far killed 600 in the country. 2019 Iraqi protests-The Read More…

Transparency International: Assam tops in budget formulation

According to the survey conducted by Transparency International, Assam tops in terms of budget formulation followed by Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. The states that were ranked lower in terms of budget formulation are Goa, Maharashtra and Punjab. Highlights The survey was conducted by the organization based on four parameters such as budgetary process, public disclosure, Read More…