India-Dubai Current Affairs - 2020

Khadi Masks gain Global recognition and demand

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) explore the possible option of exporting silk and cotton face masks to foreign countries. This is being done to promote “Vocal for Local”, that was initiated under Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan. Highlights So far, the KVIC has received 8 lakh orders of masks and has supplied 6 lakhs Read More…

India’s first ever fresh vegetable export to Dubai by Sea Route

On December 20, 2019, the Agricultural and Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA) sent its first trial shipment of fresh vegetables from Varanasi to Dubai by sea route. APEDA is the organization under Ministry of Commerce and Industry that promotes export of agricultural and processed food products from India. Highlights APEDA sent 14 Metric Read More…

MP gets its 1st international flight with Air India’s Indore-Dubai service

Indore, the commercial capital of Madhya Pradesh recently made it to international aviation map with national carrier Air India launching its flight service to Dubai from MP Airport. Air India Flight AI903 took wings from Indore’s Devi Ahilya Bai Holkar International Airport with 150 passengers on. This was the 1st international commercial flight from Madhya Read More…

Dubai’s largest non oil trading partner in 2013-14 – “India”

As per the report released by the Dubai Department of Economic Development, India has once again emerged as the largest non oil trading partner of Dubai in 2013-14. The exports and re-exports from India have also marked significant rise in this period. The bilateral trade between the two countries in 2013-14 crossed $37 billion i.e. 10% Read More…

GoI launches Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana for Indian workers in Dubai

The Ministry of Overseas Indian Affair launched a scheme named Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana in Dubai. The scheme is a pension and life insurance fund scheme for blue-collar Indian workers in UAE. What is Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Suraksha Yojana (MGPSY)? MGPSY is a special social security scheme for overseas Indian workers who are on temporary Read More…