DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 23 JULY 2015
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1. INTEREST SUBVENTION SCHEME TO BANKS:
i. Union Government extended Interest subvention scheme to banks.
ii. The scheme is extended to ensure availability of crop loans of up to 3 lakh to farmers at 7 % per annual.
iii. Additional interest subvention of 3% per annum for those farmers who repay on time.
Note: The scheme is extended to public Sector banks, private sector commercial banks , rural regional banks, cooperative banks and NABARD.
2. SURAKSHIT KHADYA ABHIYAN:
i. Union Government launched surakshit Khadya Abhiyan
ii. Union Minister of consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution Ram Vilas Paswan launched the Abhiyan.
iii. Surakshit Khadya Abhiyan , a countrywide campaign, to create mass awareness and capacity building for safe and hygienic food.
3. INDIA AND SINGAPORE SIGNED MARITIME COOPERATION AGREEMENTS:
i. India and Singapore have signed an agreement to enhance maritime cooperation.
ii. The technical agreement on sharing white-shipping information between the two Navies.
iii. The Singapore Navy and the Indian Navy conduct the Singapore-India Maritime Bilateral Exercise (SINBEX) together annually.
About Singapore –
Capital – Singapore
Currency – Singapore Dollar
Prime Minister – Lee Hsien Loong
4. ANANTH NARAYANAN BECOMES CEO OF MYNTRA:
i. Ananth Narayanan is appointed as Chief Executive Officer of Myntra.
ii. He will succeed Myntra’s Co-founder Mukesh Bansal.