Union Cabinet Current Affairs - 2020

Union Cabinet approves amendment to Three Labour Codes

On September 8, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved amendments to Labour Codes. These three labour codes were proposed in Industrial Relations Code, 2019. The three codes include Occupational safety and health, social security and industrial relations. Highlights The Industrial Codes will define areas and conditions under which fixed-term employment shall be allowed. It recognizes trade Read More…

Union Cabinet approves India-Finland Cooperation in the field of Geology and Mineral Resources

On September 2, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved Memorandum of Understanding between India and Finland for the cooperation in the field of geology and mineral resources. The agreement was signed between Geological Survey of India, Ministry of Mines and Geological Survey of Finland and Ministry of Employment and Economy, Finland. Highlights The MoU will facilitate Read More…

Union Cabinet approves Mission Karmayogi

On September 2, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved National Programme Services Capacity Building called “Mission Karmayogi”. Highlights The mission is to be launched with the following institutional framework Public Human Resource Council headed by the Prime Minister Capacity Building Commission Coordination Unit headed by the Cabinet secretary Special Purpose Vehicle to own and operate digital Read More…

Union Cabinet approved National Recruitment Agency

On August 19, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved to set up National Recruitment Agency. The agency is to conduct Common Eligibility Test for Public Sector Banks and Government Jobs. Highlights The Common Eligibility Test (CET) is to be conducted for non-gazetted posts in public sector banks and central government. The score of CET is valid Read More…

Cabinet Approves Developing of ARHCs for Urban Migrants/Poor under PMAY-U

To fulfill the vision of AtmaNirbhar Bharat, On 8th July 2020, the Union Cabinet under the Chairmanship of Prime Minister Narendra Modi has given approval for developing Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (ARHCs). These Affordable Rental Housing Complexes will be developed as a sub-scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-Urban (PMAY-U) for the Urban Migrants/poor. Background Read More…