Rajiv Gandhi Current Affairs - 2020

Rajasthan Government launches Indira Rasoi Yojna

Rajasthan Government has launched the ‘Indira Rasoi  Yojna’ in order to pay special tribute to the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi on his 76th birth anniversary on August 20. As the name suggests, Indira Rasoi is a scheme to provide nutritious food to poor people in urban areas at affordable prices. About Indira Rasoi Scheme Read More…

May 21: National Anti-Terrorism Day

Every year on May 21, India observes National Anti-Terrorism Day. The day is observed to mark the death anniversary of the former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi. Highlights Rajiv Gandhi was the sixth prime minister of India. He served as the prime minister of the country between 1984 and 1989. He was assassinated in Sriperumbudur, Tamil Read More…

Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana to be launched by Chhattisgarh

The Chhattisgarh State Government is to launch the Rajiv Gandhi Kisan Nyay Yojana. The scheme is to be launched on May 21, 2020. The scheme is being launched to commemorate the death anniversary of the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi. Highlights The scheme will infuse Rs 5,100 crores into the rural economy of the state. Read More…

Zo Kutpui Festival organised in Mizoram

The Mizoram State Government is organising Zo Kutpui festival across 10 states in the country and also in countries such as Myanmar, US and Bangladesh. Highlights The first edition of the festival is to begin in the city of Vanghmun in Tripura. The festival will then move to other states having Mizo population. By conducting Read More…

SPG (Amendment) Bill passed in Parliament

The SPG amendment bill says that when the SPG cover is withdrawn from a former Prime Minister, the cover also stands withdrawn from his or her family members. The bill was passed in the parliament on December 3, 2019. The bill aimed at amending the Special Protection Group act, 1988. Amendment Key Features The act Read More…