Government initiative Current Affairs - 2020

Government launches intensive program to train Elected Women Representatives of PRIs

The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development (WCD) launched intensive training program for Elected Women Representatives (EWRs) of Panchayati Raj Institutions (PRIs) and Master Trainers in New Delhi. It is capacity building program organized by National Institute of Public Cooperation and Child Development (NIPCCD) of WCD Ministry. It aims to train approximately twenty thousand Read More…

Government to launch AGRI UDAAN-Food and Agribusiness Accelerator 2.0 programme

The Union Government is going to launch AGRI-UDAAN Food and Agribusiness Accelerator 2.0 programme in an attempt to promote innovation and entrepreneurship in agriculture. It will mentor startups and help them connect with potential investors.  Key facts The programme will help convert innovative ideas from India’s rural youth into viable businesses startups and help them Read More…

Union Government launches Coal Mitra portal to facilitate flexibility in utilization of domestic coal

The Union Ministry of Coal has launched Coal Mitra, a web portal for allowing flexibility in utilization of domestic Coal. It was launched by Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines Piyush Goyal in New Delhi. Key Facts The Coal Mitra Web Portal aims at optimum utilisation by Read More…

Swachh Delhi Abhiyan launched in Delhi

A special cleanliness drive, Swachh Delhi Abhiyan has been launched in the national capital Delhi to remove debris and garbage lying in various localities. The drive was launched by Urban Development Minister Venkaiah Naidu and shall continue in New Delhi till the end November 2015 month. Key facts Launched as part of Union Government’s flagship Read More…

Union Government launches e-Sahyog Pilot Project to facilitate Taxpayers

Union Finance Ministry has launched an e-Sahyog pilot project of Income-Tax Department to facilitate taxpayers to reduce their need to physically appear before tax authorities. It was launched by Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley at a function in New Delhi in line with Union Government flagship Digital India initiative. Key facts about e-Sahyog project Aims Read More…