Tamil Nadu [TNPSC] Current Affairs - 2020

Fraudsters duped crores of rupees under PM-KISAN Nidhi Scheme

Department of Agriculture in a recent probe identified as many as 90,000 ineligible beneficiaries under the PM-KISAN Nidhi Scheme in Villupuram districts in Tamil Nadu. So far 7.5 crore amount has been recovered from the ineligible beneficiaries. How did ineligible beneficiaries receive the amount? In a report generated after the primary investigation, it was revealed Read More…

Tamil Nadu Government releases Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy

On September 7, 2020, Tamil Nadu Government released Electronics and Hardware Manufacturing Policy. The main aim of the policy is to increase the electronics industry output to 100 billion USD by 2025. Highlights The Tamil Nadu State will contribute 25% of India’s total electronic exports of the country after implementation of the policy. The policy Read More…

Tamil Nadu disagrees with centre’s Three Language Policy

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Edappadi K Palaniswami is not seen in agreement with the recently launched centre’s three-language policy proposed by the Union government in the National Education Policy 2020. In a press release recently, the Chief Minister was found stating that the state will never allow the Centre’s three-language policy rather the state will Read More…

Tamil Nadu Government signs 8 MoUs of Rs 10,399 crores

On July 20, 2020, the Tamil Nadu State Government signed eight new Memorandum of Understanding of Rs 10,399 crores. The MoUs will bring investments in the areas of solar cells, agrotech, iron foundry and module manufacturing. Highlights The cumulative investment in the state will generate around 13,507 jobs. The job creation will be in solar Read More…

NLC and Coal India to form JVC for Developing Solar and Thermal Power Assets

A Navratna Company of Government of India- NLC India Limited has signed an agreement with a Maharatna Company- Coal India Limited to form a Joint Venture Company (JVC) for developing Solar and Thermal power assets. In the Joint Venture Company, both NLC and Coal India will have equal 50:50 equity. This was informed on 3rd Read More…