Union Home Minister Current Affairs - 2020

Home Minister launches Nationwide Tree Plantation Drive of CAPFs

At the time of a global pandemic, India’s Central Armed Police Forces (CAPFs) is continuously working day and night to provide security to the nation, now the CAPFs has undertaken a mega Nationwide Tree Plantation Drive. The tree plantation drive was inaugurated on 12th July 2020 with a target to plant 1.37 crore (13.7 million) Read More…

Supreme Court Calls for Uniformity in Fees for Covid-19 Testing

Since the outbreak of Covid-19 in India, the testing fees charged has been a point of discussion. On 19th June 19, 2020, during a hearing at the Supreme Court, it was observed by the bench comprising of Justice S.K Paul, M.R Shah, and Ashok Bhushan that the fee for Covid-19 testing must be uniform or Read More…

What is Private Security Agency Licensing Portal?

Emphasising the need to increase the number of licensed private security, Union Home Minister Amit Shah launched the ‘Private Security Agency Licensing Portal’ in New Delhi. It is a web portal to help private security agencies get licenses. About Private Security Agency Licensing Portal It is a single-window system for issuing licences to private security Read More…

Census 2021: Digital Collection of Data and Multipurpose Card Proposed

Union Home Minister Amit Shah has mooted the idea of a multipurpose identity card for citizens with all utilities such as Aadhaar, bank accounts, passport and driving licence. He also announced that for first time in 140-year history of census in India, data is proposed to be collected through a mobile app and people who Read More…

Census 2021: Foundation stone of Janganana Bhawan (Census building) laid

Union Home Minister Amit Shah laid the foundation stone of Janganana Bhawan or Census Building in New Delhi. It is the office of the census authority. The upcoming Janganana Bhawan is being built on a Green Building concept. This shows Government’s commitment of taking forward and popularising the concept of Green Buildings in the country. Read More…