DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 25 NOV 2015
(Daily GK INDIA)
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1. MAHARASHTRA TO LAUNCH GOPINATH MUNDE FARMERS ACCIDENT INSURANCE SCHEME
i. The Maharashtra government is going to launch Gopinath Munde Farmers Accident Insurance Scheme.
ii.The scheme will cover accidental death of handicap of the farmers.
iii.The insurance scheme is aimed to ensure social and economic security to farmers and their families.
iv.The farmer will get two lakh rupees annual insurance cover.
CM OF MAHARASTRA: DEVENDRA FADNAVIS
2. INDIA AND SINGAPORE ENTERED INTO STRATEGIC PARTNERSHIP
i.India and Singapore have signed a joint declaration for a Strategic Partnership to enhance bilateral relations between both countries.
ii.The focus of the visit included ‘five S plank‘ which includes enhancing up trade and investment, smart cities, speeding up connectivity, skills development and state focus.
iii.The Partnership aims to promote the strategic relations between both countries for political, defence and security cooperation .
3. NUCLEAR-CAPABLE DHANUSH MISSILE SUCCESSFULLY TEST FIRED FROM WARSHIP SUBHADRA
i. The nuclear-capable Dhanush ballistic missile was successfully test fired from warship Subhadra, from Odisha in the Bay of Bengal.
ii. Dhanush missile is One of the five missiles indigenously developed by the DRDO under its strategic Integrated Guided Missile Development Programme.
iii.Dhanush is surface-to-surface missile with range of 350 kms.
4. 2019 NEW DEADLINE FOR COMPLETION OF PMGSY
i. Union Government has reduced the deadline for completion of flagship Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana for rural connectivity from 2022 to 2019.
ii.The government is focusing to accelerate the implementation of rural connectivity by reducing the deadline.
iii.Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana was launched in 2000,as a Centrally Sponsored Scheme.
Iv.The main objective of scheme is to provide road connectivity to all eligible unconnected rural villages.
5. HRD MINISTRY SETS UP EXCLUSIVE PANEL ON SANSKRIT PROMOTION
i. The human Resource Development Ministry has constituted a 13-member expert committee on Sanskrit .
ii.The main of this committee is to revive interest in the ancient language.
iii. The committee is headed by N Gopalaswami, the former chief election
iv.The committee will recommend measures to integrate the study of the ancient language with other disciplines such as physics, chemistry, mathematics, medical science and law,and to promote Sanskrit education in schools and universities and recommend ways to promote Sanskrit education through modern tools.
HRD MINISTER: SMRITI IRANI
6. DONER MINISTRY TO DEVELOP MIZORAM AS THE ‘BAMBOO STATE OF INDIA
i. Union Minister of State for Development of North Eastern Region, Dr Jitendra Singh stated that the government is going to develop Mizoram as the ‘Bamboo State of India’.
ii.The State of Mizoram produces very high amount of bamboo, which can be used as a source for, not only for furniture but also for paper supply to the country.
iii.It will help the state to generate revenue for the State .