Demonetisation Current Affairs - 2020

PM Modi’s birthday: Seva Saptah organised

Every year, on Prime Minister Modi’s birthday that falls on September 17, Seva Diwas is celebrated. This year Seva Saptah has been organized to mark the PM’s 70th birthday. The Seva Saptah is observed between September 14, 2020 and September 20, 2020. Seva Saptah is also called a week of Seva. Highlights The Gujarat Government Read More…

RBI launches MANI application for visually challenged

On January 01, 2020, the Reserve Bank of India launched the MANI application for visually challenged persons to identify new currency notes that were launched after demonetization. MANI is Mobile Aided Note Identifier. Highlights MANI application scans currency notes using camera and gives audio output in Hindi and English. The Government of India launched several Read More…

Mind the Gap – State of Employment in India

Oxfam India’s latest report Mind the Gap – State of Employment in India makes the following observations: Lack of quality jobs and increasing wage disparity are key markers of inequality in the Indian labour market. The report states that the regressive social norms continue to hamper women’s participation in the workforce, pointing at the decline in Read More…

RBI replies to RTI regarding Demonetisation

The minutes of meeting which had approved the demonetisation of Rs 500 and Rs 1000 currency notes has been revealed through RTI. The government had contested that demonetisation would help curb black money and a steep rise in Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes; check the circulation of fake currency and promote e-payments and financial Read More…

India Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises Report 2018: Key Facts

The India Micro, Small, and Medium Enterprises Report 2018 has been released Kochi based Institute of Small Enterprises and Development at the  South India MSME Summit 2019 in  Bengaluru. Findings of the Report The important findings of the report include: MSMEs need radical reforms to solve its pressing problems and to utilize its potential. Several Read More…