Union Cabinet Decisions 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 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…

Decisions taken by the Union Cabinet on 24th June to Boost Infrastructure Projects

In order to boost Infrastructure projects across all the sectors at a time of a global pandemic, several decisions were taken by the Union Cabinet under the chairmanship of Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi on 24th June 2020. Animal Husbandry Infrastructure Development Fund (AHIDF) The aim of setting up AHIDF is to unlock private Read More…