lock down Current Affairs - 2020

MoMSME and CBDT sign MoU

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) and Ministry of Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises (MoMSME) signed Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to share data. Highlights The Memorandum of Understanding will facilitate sharing of Income Tax Return related information by the Income Tax Department of MoMSME. Nodal officers will be appointed to facilitate the process of Read More…

ARCI develop Ultra Violet based disinfection cabinet

The Advanced Research Centre for Powder Metallurgy along with the Mekins Industries have developed UVC based Cabinet to disinfect COVID-19 patients. About the Cabinet The Cabinet can be used to disinfect items used in commercial establishments and also in day to day life. Need During the early times of COVID-19, India was able to control Read More…

Unlock 1.0; Lock Down 5.0 begins in India

India is now seventh worst hit country in the world with more than 1,82,143 cases of COVID-19. In the battle against the virus, India enters into fifth lock down or first unlock on June 1, 2020. This is to remain in order till June 30, 2020. Highlights The Ministry of Home Affairs has provided the Read More…

9 Crore 60 lakh Farmers Benefitted under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana

On May 27, 2020, the Government of India announced that around 9 crore 60 lakh farmers were benefitted under Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana. This was mainly done through the PM-KISAN Scheme Highlights During lock down, around 9.67 crore farmers were benefitted through Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi. This was done through the funds allocated Read More…

World Steel report: India’s steel output declined by 65%

On May 24, 2020, the World Steel Association released the World Steel Report. According to the report, the crude steel report of India declined by 65%. During April 2020, the steel output of India was 3.13 million tonnes. Highlights In April 2019, according to the report, India produced 9.02 million tonnes. In March 2020, India Read More…