Indian Youth Current Affairs - 2020

GoI partners with UNICEF to achieve Atma Nirbhar Bharat

The Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports have partnered with UNICEF to strengthen the youth volunteers in the country to achieve Atma Nirbhar Bharat Abhiyan.  That is, India is to become self-reliant through such measures. Highlights The GoI has signed a statement with YuWaah of UNICEF. It is a multi-stake holder platform formed by UNICEF. Read More…

India-ASEAN Youth Dialogue

The third India-ASEAN Youth Dialogue as held between June 8, 2020 and June 10, 2020. The dialogue was held in virtual mode. Highlights During the dialogue, India and ASEAN enhanced cooperation constructively in skill development, youthful energy and education. These areas were identified as strategic partnership between the two countries at the dialogue. The leaders Read More…

Indian Army to implement “ToD”

In order to help the country fight unemployment generated due to COVID-19 and also citing resurgence of nationalism and patriotism, the Indian Army has launched “ToD”. ToD is Tour of Duty. ToD is a three year internship for youths to work as officers and soldiers in the Indian Army Highlights ToD is for those persons Read More…

“Goal Programme” launched for Tribal Youth

The Union Minister for Tribal Affairs, Arjun Munda launched “GOAL Programme”. GOAL Programme is Going Online As Leaders. The programme has been launched in partnership with Facebook. Highlights The programme is being launched to provide mentorship to the tribal youth in digital mode. This will act as catalyst to bring out more hidden talents of Read More…

MSME: Technology Centres help to manufacture micro parts of COVID-19 kits

The technology centres that are operating under the Ministry of MSME (Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises) are manufacturing critical parts of the RT-PCR (Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction) machines. Highlights The technology centres in Jamshedpur, Bhubaneswar and Kolkata that are operating under Ministry of MSME are now manufacturing parts of RT-PCR machines. However, these machines Read More…