DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 27TH APR 2017
(DAILY NEWS INDIA)
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1. E-SOT, E-PRAN CARDS LAUNCHED FOR ATAL PENSION YOJANA USERS
i. The subscribers of Atal Pension Yojana can now have online access to their statement of transaction and Permanent Retirement Account Number.
ii. Through the new online tool, APY subscribers can get account related information viz. pension commencement date, transaction details, pension amount, name of the associated bank and name of the nominee.
iii. Atal Pension Yojana is a guaranteed pension scheme, launched by PM Narendra Modi on May 9, 2015. It became operational from June 1, 2015.
2. INDIA TO HOST 18TH WORLD ROAD MEETING
i. The International Road Federation has announced that India is set to host the 18th World Road Meeting.
ii. The theme of World Road Meeting will be ‘Safe Roads and Smart Mobility: The Engines of Economic Growth’.