DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 18 SEPT 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. ‘M.SHIKSHA MITRA MOBILE APP’ LAUNCHED BY MADHYA PRADESH:
i. Madhya Pradesh Government launched Application M-Shiksha Mitra for teachers.
ii. Madhya Pardesh becomes first state to launch app for development of teachers.
iii. Teachers can use this app to browse salary slip, fund sends to school under various heads, scholarships, teachers can use this application for applying leave and also e-attendance.
CM OF MADHYA PARDESH-Shivraj Chauhan
2. ‘EPFO’ INCREASED MAXIMUM INSURANCE COVER TO 6 LAKH RUPEES:
i. Employees provident fund organization increased the life insurance cover of its subscribers from 3.6 lakh to 6 lakh rupees.
ii. The life cover known as employees Deposit linked insurance that is paid to the family of the EPF subscriber in case of his/her death.
3. ‘NANA PATEKAR’ ESTABLISHED ‘NAAM FOUNDATION’ TO FUND DROUGHT HIT FARMERS:
i. Nan Patekar established Naam foundation to fund drought relief for farmers.
ii. It will provide help to overcome draught conditions in India.
iii. The foundation will collect funds from public and use it to provide gainful employment to youth in villages facing drought.
4. ‘PMKKKY’ LAUNCHED BY UNION GOVERNMENT:
i. Pradhan Mantri Khanij Kshetra Kalyan Yojana (PMKKKY) is launched by union government to transform the lives of people living in the areas which are affected directly or indirectly by mining.
ii. The aim of Yojna is to minimize the adverse impacts, during and after mining, on the environment, health and socio-economics of people in mining districts.
iii. The another aim is to ensure long-term sustainable livelihoods for the affected people in mining areas by providing drinking water,health care, sanitation, education, skill development, women and child care, welfare of aged and disabled people, skill development to ensure a prosper life.