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Preparations for seventh Economic Census:Preparations are underway for the seventh Economic Census, (7th EC) likely to commence by the end of June or the early next month. In the run-up to the field work to be undertaken by the enumerators across the country, several activities have been planned by the Union Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation, (MoSPI)....
1. Preparations for seventh Economic Census:Preparations are underway for the seventh Economic Census, (7th EC) likely to commence by the end of June or the early next month. In the run-up to the field work to be undertaken by the enumerators across the country, several activities have been planned by the Union Ministry of Statistics and Programme Implementation,...
1.DPIIT seeks suggestions on proposed draft Copyright Amendment Rules, 2019:Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade has sought suggestions from the people on the proposed draft Copyright Amendment Rules, 2019. The Copyright Amendment Rules have been introduced to ensure smooth and flawless compliance of the Copyright Act in the light of technological advancement in the digital era...
Dr. K. Kasturirangan Committee submits the Draft National Education Policy:The Committee led by the Chairman Dr. Kasturirangan submitted the Draft National Educational Policy to the Union Human Resource Development Minister, Shri Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ and Minister of State for HRD, Shri Sanjay Shamrao Dhotre in New Delhi today in the presence of Shri R. Subrahmanyam, Secretary Department of Higher Education and...
1. First Cabinet meeting of the NDA Government offers pension coverage to crores of farmers:Pension scheme to secure the lives of 5 crore farmers in three years. This scheme, in addition to PM-KISAN monetary support, will ease the economic burden and lead to greater efficiencyThe Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved a...
1. Health Ministry organizes a national workshop for Population Research Centres:Ministry of Health and Family Welfare is organizinga two-day orientation workshop for Population Research Centres (PRCs) to highlight the various features of the flagship schemes of the Health Ministry for concurrent monitoring. Ayushman Bharat is a flagship program of the government and has two components - Health and...
1.Record 78 women MPs elected to 17th Lok Sabha:Record 78 women candidates have been elected to the Lok Sabha in the recently held general elections. According to the Election Commission, the number has grown from the previous 62 women who were elected to the 16th Lok Sabha in 2014. In the country's first general elections in 1951, twenty-four...
Current Affairs - Defence & Security 1. Assam Rifles & Coast Guard sign ‘Charter of Affiliation’:In Meghalaya, the Assam Rifles and the Indian Coast Guard signed a historic ‘Charter of Affiliation ’ to utilize each other’s assets for operational training, sports, and adventure. Director General of Assam Rifles Lt Gen Sukhdeep Sangwan and Director General of Indian Coast Guard...
Current Affairs - Economy 1.United Nations' report India to grow at 7.1% :A report by the United Nations says India's economy is projected to grow at 7.1 percent in the fiscal year 2020 on the back of strong domestic consumption and investment. The report which was released yesterday said, the Indian economy expanded by 7.2 percent in 2018. However,...

Current Affairs – Economy

1.United Nations' report India to grow at 7.1% :A report by the United Nations says India's economy is projected to grow at 7.1 percent in the fiscal year 2020 on the back of strong domestic consumption and investment. The report which was released yesterday said, the Indian economy expanded by 7.2 percent in 2018. However, it said, GDP...