Government Current Affairs - 2020

Government launched Good Governance Index

On December 25, 2019, Government of India launched Good Governance Index. Tamil Nadu topped in Good Governance Index. Highlights of the report The States and Union Territories were divided into 3 groups namely Big states, North East and hill states and union territories. Tamil Nadu topped in Good Governance Index in the “Big States” category. Read More…

US Judge and Civil Rights Icon Damon J. Keith Dies at 96 age

Former US Judge Damon J Keith, a grandson of slaves and icon in civil rights movement died in Detroit at the age of 96. He was born in 1922. He even being a grandson of enslaved people, later became sixth African American in U.S. history to serve on federal court of appeals. Lifetime Achievements He Read More…

Government appoints AM Naik as Chairman of National Skill Development Corporation

Union Government has appointed Anil Manibhai Naik as Chairman of National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC). He is currently Group Chairman of engineering conglomerate Larsen and Toubro (L&T). He was awarded Padma Bhushan, India’s 3rd highest civilian award in 2009 for his outstanding contribution to economic growth of the country. National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) NSDC Read More…

First-ever India Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue held at St. Petersburg

The first-ever India Russia Strategic Economic Dialogue was held at St. Petersburg in Russia. Indian side was led by NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar and Russian delegation headed by Economic Development Minister Maxim Oreshkin. Key Facts The two-day forum provided participants platform to discuss development of bilateral ties in trade, investment, technology and industry. Read More…

Andhra Pradesh Government launches Bhuseva and Bhudaar web portal

Andhra Pradesh Government has launched Bhuseva and Bhudaar web portal through which people can view land records online. People can get land record records online through these portals using Aadhaar card. Bhudaar security policy was also launched to provide security to the land records of farmers. Bhudaar It is 11 digit unique identification code to Read More…