Skill development Current Affairs - 2020

Andhra Pradesh State Industrial Development Policy 2020-23

The Andhra Pradesh Government has launched a new State Industrial Development Policy for the year 2020-23. The policy aimed to create employment for youth and match national average in industrial GVA per capita. The previous Industrial Development Policy of the state was implemented between 2015-20 Highlights The policy was unveiled by the State Industries Minister Read More…

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…

NABARD launches Rs 44 lakhs worth projects in Andaman and Nicobar Islands

On July 16, 2020, the National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development launched projects worth of Rs 44 lakhs in Andaman and Nicobar Islands. Highlights The projects have been launched to develop Self Help Groups and also to help in skill development of Self-Help Groups in the territory. Around 385 village level programmes are to 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…

Home Ministry issues SOPs for movement of stranded migrant labourers

On April 19, 2020, the Ministry of Home Affairs issued Standard of Operating Procedure for movement of stranded migrant labourers. Highlights The workers employed in construction, agriculture, industries and other sectors have been moved from their work places and have been housed in shelter camps and relief shelters. These centres are being run by the Read More…