DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 3 SEP 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. FORWARD MARKET COMMISSION TO BE MERGED WITH SEBI:
i. Union Government has announced to merge Forward Market Commission with Securities Exchange Board of India.
ii. Forward Market Commission is the Chief Regulator of Commodity Futures market in India with its Headquarter’s at Mumbai.
iii. Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced merger of Forward Market commission with SEBI in order to Strengthen the Regulation of commodity Futures Market.
2. ‘DURBAN’ TO HOST 2022 COMMONWEALTH GAMES:
i. Durban city of South Africa is selected to host 22nd Commonwealth Games in 2022
ii. First time an African Country is chosen to host Commonwealth Games.
iii. Gold Coast city of Australia will host 21st Commonwealth Games in 2018.
iv. Commonwealth Games held after every 4 years.
3. ‘SWACHHATA SANGRAM ABHIYAN’ IN MADHYA PRADESH TO OVERCOME OPEN DEFECATION:
i. Swachhata Sangram Abhiyan launched in Indore district of Madhya Pradesh to reduce open defecation
ii. The aim of the Abhiyan is to make entire district free from open defecation by the end of financial year 2015-16.
4. INDIA TO PACT WITH ‘BETTER THAN CASH ALLIANCE’ TO SPEED UP ‘PMJDY’:
i. Indian Government to pact with United Nations ‘Better Than Cash Alliance’ to share success stories from the financial inclusion program ‘Pradhan Mantri Jan-Dhan Yojana’.
ii. The pact will enhance Indian government’s commitment to reduce cash in Indian Economy.
iii. India want to make Indian financial economy as digital financial economy .
iv. Digital financial services will lower the cost of providing financial services.
v. Better than Cash Alliance is made up of Government, Companies and International Organizations which aims to makes financial economies digitalised.