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Monday, November 30, 2020

DAILY GK: 1 DEC 2020

DAILY GK: 1 DEC 2020

1. RS.900 CRORE TO MISSION COVID SURAKSHA

      Government of India has allocated Rs.900 crore to Department of Biotechnology(DBT) for research and development of COVID-19 vaccines under Mission COVID Suraksha.

      This is the third stimulus package, already a stimulus of Rs.900 crore for a period of 12 months has been allocated for phase 1 trials.

      National Technical Advisory Group on Immunization(NTAGI), approved Mission COVID Suraksha to focus on development of vaccines to combat the spread of COVID-19 infection in mission mode.

      Fund Allocated– Rs.3000 crore in a timeline of 12 to 18 months

 

2. MOST NUMBER OF EDUCATED MIGRANTS TO OECD COUNTRIES

      According to the data released by OECD “Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development” in the Most Common birth countries of Highly Educated Migrants residing in OECD Nations, India came at the top with around 3.12 Million Highly Educated Migrants living in the OECD Nations as of 2015-16 data.

      For India, the share of individuals in Migrants who have High Education Status is 65% i.e high educations means having received vocational or academic training.

 

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DAILY GK: 29, 30 NOV 2020

 DAILY GK: 29, 30 NOV 2020

1. COMMEMORATIVE COIN TO MARK FOUNDATION DAY

      PM Narendra Modi, unveiled the University of Lucknow’s centennial commemorative coin of Rs.100 over a virtual platform.

      He also released the commemorative stamp issued by the India Post and its cover at the event organised for the celebration of the 100th Foundation day of the University of Lucknow.

 

2. INDIA- VIETNAM VIRTUAL DEFENCE BILATERAL TALKS

      India and Vietnam hold virtual Defence Ministers bilateral talks where India was represented by Union Minister Rajnath Singh.

      In order to further deepen bilateral cooperation, both sides signed an implementing arrangement for cooperation in the field of Hydrography.

      It was signed between Dehradun (Uttarakhand) based National Hydrographic Office, India and Vietnam Hydrographic Office in the presence of the two Ministers.

 

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Saturday, November 28, 2020

DAILY GK: 27, 28 NOV 2020

 DAILY GK: 27, 28 NOV 2020

1. BILATERAL Maritime Exercise SIMBEX-20

      Indian Navy (IN) hosted the 27th edition of India – Singapore Bilateral Maritime Exercise SIMBEX-20 from 23 to 25 November 2020 in Andaman Sea in a “non-contact, at sea only” Format amid COVID-19.

      It is an Annual Exercise between IN and Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN).

 

2. SONG DAM DRINKING WATER PROJECT

      The Union Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) has announced a Fund allocation of Rs. 1100 crore towards the Construction of Song Dam Drinking Water Project in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.

      This Project is aimed at providing 24 hours drinking water to the city of Dehradun and will help the revival of River Rispana a Tributary of River Song.

 

3. NAFED’S HONEY FPO PROGRAMME

      Narendra Singh Tomar, Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare virtually inaugurated the Honey Farmer Producer Organizations (FPO) Programs of National Agricultural Cooperative Marketing Federation of India Limited (NAFED) under the “Formation & Promotion of 10,000 FPOs” Scheme in 5 States.

      The areas covered under the Honey FPO programme are, Sundarbans in West Bengal, East Champaran in Bihar, Mathura in Uttar Pradesh, Morena in Madhya Pradesh and Bharatpur in Rajasthan.

 

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Thursday, November 26, 2020

DAILY GK: 26 NOV 2020

 DAILY GK: 26 NOV 2020

1. ESIC EXTENDED ABVKY SCHEME

      The Employees State Insurance Corporation (ESIC) has extended the “Atal Beemit Vyakti Kalyan Yojana (ABVKY)” by another one year i.e. from 1st July, 2020 to 30th June, 2021 amid COVID-19.

      It has also relaxed the eligibility conditions for the period between March 24, 2020 and December 31, 2020.

      The rate of unemployment relief under the scheme has also been enhanced to 50% of wages from earlier rate of 25%.

      ABVKY is a welfare measure for employees covered under Section 2(9) of ESI Act, 1948, in the form of relief payment upto 90 days, once in a lifetime.

 

2. NUCLEAR ENERGY PARTNERSHIP “GCNEP”

      India and the United States of America (USA) extended the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) concerning cooperation with the Global Centre for Nuclear Energy Partnership (GCNEP) India, for 10 more years.

      This MoU, inked on November 7, 2010 in New Delhi also marked the 10 years of partnership on nuclear energy cooperation.

 

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Tuesday, November 24, 2020

DAILY GK:25 NOV 2020

 DAILY GK:25 NOV 2020

1. “HAR GHAR NAL YOJNA”

      PM Narendra Modi launched “Har Ghar Nal Yojna” (tap water to every household) worth Rs 5,555.38 crore for drinking water projects in Mirzapur and Sonbhadra districts in Vindhyachal region of Uttar Pradesh (UP).

 

2. KARNATAKA TO RENAME HAVERI RAILWAY STATION

      Government of Karnataka issued a notification to rename the Haveri Railway station as Mahadevappa Mailara Railway Station, after Mahadevappa Mailara, a freedom fighter from Haveri district, Karnataka.

      Mahadevappa Mailara was born in 1911 who was popularly known as “Karnataka’s Bhagat Singh” for his revolutionary acts against British Rule in Karnataka.

      He was the only representative from Mysore state in the Dandi March of Mahatma Gandhi.

 

3. “MUTHOOT GOLD SHIELD” TO INSURE GOLD JEWELLERY

      Gold loan Non-Banking Financial Company (NBFC) Muthoot Finance in collaboration with Bajaj Allianz General Insurance (BAGIC) has launched “Muthoot Gold Shield” to provide insurance to its customers on gold jewellery.

      The policy will cover burglary, robbery, theft from insured person’s home, loss-in-transit and 13 other disasters (natural calamities).

 

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DAILY GK: 24 NOV 2020

 DAILY GK: 24 NOV 2020

1. SUBSIDIZED LOANS MICRO-IRRIGATION PROJECTS

      Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (MoAFW) has approved subsidized loans worth Rs 3,971.31 crore under Micro Irrigation Fund (MIF) for implementing micro-irrigation projects.

      These funds were earlier approved by the steering committee of MIF.

      The maximum loan worth Rs 1,357.93 crore has been approved for the state of Tamil Nadu, followed by Rs 790.94 crore for Haryana & Rs 764.13 crore for Gujarat

 

2. 2ND EDITION OF ‘SITMEX-20’

      The 2nd Edition of SITMEX-20 – A Trilateral Naval Exercise between Indian Navy, Royal Thai Navy (RTN) & Republic of Singapore Navy (RSN) took place from November 21-22, 2020 at the Andaman Sea.

      1st Edition of SITMEX-19 was hosted by India in Port Blair in 2019.

 

3. SDG INVESTOR MAP REPORT FOR INDIA

      The United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and Invest India launched the SDG Investor Map Report for India, which presents 18 investment opportunities areas (IOAs) in 6 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) enabling sectors that will support India to advance in sustainable development.

 

4. INDIA’S FIRST MOSS GARDEN

      India’s First Moss Garden was inaugurated at Khurpatal, Nainital District of Uttarakhand by renowned Water Conservation Activist of India, Rajendra Singh (also known as Water Man of India).

      The Garden has been set up for the purpose of conservation of different species of moss.

      Two moss species found in the park – Hyophila Involuta (Cement Moss) & Brachythecium Buchanani are listed under in the International Union for Conservation of Nature’s (IUCN) Red List.

 

5. RBI RESTRICTS WITHDRAWALS FROM MANTHA URBAN COOP BANK

      In exercise of powers vested in it under sub section (1) of Section 35 A of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949 read with Section 56 of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949, the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) imposed restrictions on withdrawals from Jalna,

      Maharashtra-based Mantha Urban Cooperative Bank for six months from November 17, 2020.

 

6. NASA, ESA LAUNCH ‘SENTINEL-6 MICHAEL FREILICH’

      ‘Sentinel-6 Michael Freilich’ – A Satellite developed by NASA & European Space Agency (ESA) to monitor rising global sea levels was successfully launched into the orbit by a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket from Space Launch Complex 4E at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California.

 

7. MUSHROOM SPECIES GLOW BRIGHT GREEN

      A new species of mushroom that emits bright green light in the dark was found in the West Jaintia Hills District of Meghalaya by a team of scientists from India and China following the reports of the locals.

      The species is named Roridomyces hyllostachydis, this is the first record of the genus Roridomyces in India.

      This species is now added to the 97 other species of bioluminescent mushrooms in the world.

 

8.  “LOKTANTRA KE SWAR” & “THE REPUBLICAN ETHIC”

      Raksha Mantri, Rajnath Singh released two books titled “Loktantra Ke Swar” and “The Republican Ethic volume 3”, collection of the selected speeches of President Ram Nath Kovind in Hindi and English respectively.

      The books were published by the Publications Division of the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting(MIB).

 

9. WORLD FISHERIES DAY 2020 – NOVEMBER 21

      The World Fisheries Day is annually celebrated across the globe on 21st November 2020, to create and spread awareness about the importance of the healthy ocean ecosystem and to ensure the sustainable stock of fisheries in the world.

 

10. MP SETS UP ‘GAU CABINET’ FOR COW PROTECTION

      CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan established a ‘Gau Cabinet’ for the protection and promotion of cattle in the state. 6 Departments – Animal Husbandry, Forest, Panchayat and Rural Development, Revenue, Home and Farmers Welfare Departments will be part of the ‘Gau Cabinet’.

      The First meeting of the ‘Gau Cabinet’ was held virtually on November 22, 2020 at Kamdhenu Gau Abhayaranya in Agar Malwa distinct – India’s First cow sanctuary. 

      Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan chaired the meeting.

      They discussed levying ‘Gau Seva kar (Cow Cess)’.

 

 

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Sunday, November 22, 2020

DAILY GK 22-23 NOV 2020

 DAILY GK 22-23 NOV 2020

1. “ZERO-EMISSION E-MOBILITY”

      Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL), through its company statement has notified that it successfully conducted a ‘Proof of Concept’ feasibility study on ‘zero-emission electric mobility’ at one of its fuel stations in Bengaluru, Karnataka.

      This study will help in promoting electric mobility in the country.

 

2. INDIA’S FIRST BULLET TRAIN PROJECT

      The Transportation Infrastructure business of L&T (Larsen & Toubro) Construction, the construction arm of L&T secured the contract to build 87.569 Kms of India’s first high-speed rail corridor or Bullet Train Project -‘Mumbai-Ahmedabad High Speed Rail (MAHSR)’ from the National High-Speed Rail Corporation (NHSRCL).

      The project is valued more than INR 7, 000 Crores.

 

3. 2ND PHASE OF MALABAR NAVAL EXERCISE 2020

      Phase 2 of the 24th Edition of the Four-nation Naval Exercise Malabar 2020 took place in the Arabian Sea from November 17-20, 2020.

      This is the First time since 2007, that all the QUAD (Quadrilateral Security Dialogue) Countries (India, United States, Japan, Australia) are participating in the Malabar Naval Exercise.

      The Phase-1 of the Four-Nation exercise took place in the Bay of Bengal.

 

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Friday, November 20, 2020

DAILY GK: 21 NOV 2020

 DAILY GK: 21 NOV 2020

1. PM TSHERING E-LAUNCHED RUPAY CARD PHASE-II

      Bhutan Prime Minister Lotay Tshering jointly E-Launched RuPay card Phase-II which will allow Bhutanese Card Holders to access RuPay Network in India.

      A MoU was Signed between India and Bhutan for Cooperation in the Space Sector to instill the Knowledge of Space, Science and Technology in children.

 

2. MANUFACTURING OF SPECIALISED TANK AMMUNITION

      For the First Time, Indian Army has given Project Sanction Order to Private Firm OshoCorp Global for development and supply of Specialised Ammunition for  its Main Battle Tanks T-72 and T-90.

      The Project’s cost is over INR 2, 300 Crores and it has a potential for Future Domestic and Export Orders.

 

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Thursday, November 19, 2020

DAILY GK 20 NOV 2020

 DAILY GK 20 NOV 2020

1. DIGITAL Media Outlets must bring down FDI to 26 %

      Union Ministry of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) has issued a notice asking all eligible news websites, portals, aggregators and agencies which are uploading or streaming news and current affairs through digital media to comply with the 26% foreign direct investment (FDI) policy for digital news media.

      They need to share suitable details within one month i.e. by December 16, 2020.

 

2. ISO CERTIFICATION FOR FSSM SERVICES

      Bhubaneswar, Capital of Odisha became the First City in the Country to get ISO 9001:2015 Certification for Faecal Sludge and Septage Management (FSSM) services.  

      Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) was the first civic body to implement FSSM regulations in Odisha.

 

3. INDIAN NAVY RECEIVES 9TH P-8I SURVEILLANCE PLANE

      Indian Navy received the 9th Poseidon 8I maritime surveillance aircraft from the United States (US) at the INS Hansa, Goa Naval Airbase.

      In 2016, India signed a deal of USD 1.1 Billion with the US for Four Additional P-8I Aircrafts.

      The P-8I is developed and produced by Boeing Defense, Space & Security (US-based).

 

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Wednesday, November 18, 2020

DAILY GK 19 NOV 2020

 DAILY GK 19 NOV 2020

1. ANNUAL REPORT FROM CENSUS COMMISSIONER

      According to Annual Report on ‘Vital Statistics on India based on Civil Registration System 2018’, Arunachal Pradesh recorded the Highest Sex Ratio at Birth (SRB) in the Country with 1,084 females born per thousand Males. It was followed by Nagaland (965) & Mizoram (964), Kerala (963), and Karnataka (957).

      The report was released by the Office of the Registrar General & Census Commissioner of India, Ministry of Home Affairs, and GoverNment of India.

      State with lowest SRB Manipur (757).

 

2. AICTE’S LILAVATI AWARD 2020

      Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’, Union Minister of Education virtually launched the Lilavati Award 2020, an initiative by the All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE) to promote Women Empowerment in India.

      The Theme of the Lilavati Award 2020 is  “Women Empowerment”.

 

3. INDIA’S 1ST 100 MW  CONVERGENCE PROJECT IN GOA

      Energy Efficiency Services Limited (EESL) signed MoU with the Department of New & Renewable Energy (DNRE), Government of Goa to discuss the implementation of India’s First 100 MW(MegaWatt) decentralised solar convergence Project under the newly formed Convergence Energy Services Limited (Convergence) in Goa.

      Goa is the first State to adopt the concept of amortising the cost of Pumps and LED lights into a Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).

 

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DAILY GK 18 NOV 2020

 DAILY GK 18 NOV 2020

1. ADVISORY SERVICES ON ASSET MONETIZATION

      Department of Investment and Public Asset Management (DIPAM), which handles Government’s Disinvestment Programme has signed an Agreement with World Bank (WB) under which the latter provide Advisory Services to DIPAM for asset Monetization.

      This was approved by Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman.

      The government has set a target of raising Rs 2.10 lakh crore from disinvestment in FY21

 

2. 151ST BIRTH ANNIVERSARY OF SHREE VIJAY VALLABH

      PM Narendra Modi virtually unveiled the ‘Statue of Peace’ to mark the 151st Birth Anniversary Celebrations of Jainacharya Shree Vijay Vallabh Surishwer Ji Maharaj at Vijay Vallabh Sadhana Kendra, Jetpura, in Pali, Rajasthan.

      The statue is 151-inch tall and has been made from Ashtadhatu – 8 metals (Gold, Silver, Copper, Lead, Zinc, Tin, Iron and Antimony or Mercury) with Copper being the major Constituent.

 

3. ASIA’S FIRST SOLAR POWER-ENABLED TEXTILE MILL

      Jai Bhawani Women’s Cooperative Textile mill which is set to come up at Parbhani, Maharashtra will be the first Textile Mill in Asia which will operate on Solar Power.

      The Textile Mill is spread across Thirty acres of land and will process cotton to cloth.

      It is being set up at a cost of INR 100 Crores and will add Momentum to the Industrial Sector in the District.

 

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DAILY GK 17 NOV 2020

 DAILY GK 17 NOV 2020

1. LONAR LAKE AND SUR SAROVAR ADDED TO RAMSAR SITES

      Prakash Javadekar, Union Minister for Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEFCC) announced that Sur Sarovar also known as Keetham Lake in Agra, Uttar Pradesh and Lonar Lake in Maharashtra,  the only Crater Lake of Country has been added to the ‘Ramsar Sites’.

      These 2 wetlands have been included in the ‘List of Wetlands of International Importance’ established by Article 2.1 of the Convention.

      With the inclusion of these 2 wetlands, the total number of Ramsar Sites in India is 41, the highest in South Asia.

 

2. SAANS CAMPAIGN TO REDUCE CHILDHOOD PNEUMONIA DEATHS

      The Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare (MoHFW) launched a 3 month accelerated SAANS (Social Action and Awareness to Neutralise Pneumonia Successfully) campaign to reduce childhood Pneumonia Deaths.

      Target of the Initiative– To reduce less than 5 Pneumonia deaths, per a 1000 live births, to less than 3 deaths by 2025 through the accelerated SAANS (Social Action and Awareness to Neutralise Pneumonia Successfully) initiative.

 

3. WORLD’S BIGGEST FREE TRADE PACT ‘RCEP’

      15 Asia-Pacific Countries including 10 members of the ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) and their 5  Free Trade Agreement (FTA) partners China, Japan, South Korea, New Zealand and Australia signed the World’s largest Regional Free-Trade Agreement “Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership – RCEP” on the sidelines of the 37th ASEAN Virtual Summit 2020 hosted by Vietnam. India had pulled out of RCEP in 2019 over concerns on Imports.

      Members who have signed the RCEP pact  account for 2.2 Billion People with a combined Gross Domestic Product (GDP) of USD 26.2 Trillion.

 

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Monday, November 16, 2020

DAILY GK 15, 16 NOV 2020

 DAILY GK 15, 16 NOV 2020

1. NATIONAL DATABASE OF UNORGANISED LABOUR

      Ministry of Finance gave its nod for the creation of the first ever “National Database of Unorganised Workers (NDUW)” with an expected outlay of Rs 650 crore.

      In this regard, Ministry of Labour & Employment has envisaged development of NDUW seeded with Aadhaar.

 

2. IREDA SANCTIONED LOANS WORTH RS 12,696CR

      The Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency Ltd (IREDA) had sanctioned loans worth Rs 12,696 crore in 2019-20 and has disbursed Rs 8,785 crore, supporting capacity addition of 5,673 MW (Mega Watt) during 2019-20.

 

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DAILY GK 13, 14 NOV 2020

 DAILY GK 13, 14 NOV 2020

1. VIBRATION-ABSORBING TRACKS

      For the first time in India, the Mumbai Metro Rail Corporation Ltd., MMRCL will lay vibration-absorbing tracks on the Colaba-Bandra-SEEPZ Metro Line-3 with an estimated outlay of  Rs.23,000-cr.

 

2. SHIPPING MINISTRY AS MINISTRY OF PORTS, SHIPPING & WATERWAYS

      The President of India  has gave his assent for renaming  Shipping Ministry as the Ministry of Ports, Shipping and Waterways by exercising of the powers conferred by clause (3) of Article 77 of the Constitution and by amending the Government of India (Allocation of Business) Rules, 1961.

 

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Wednesday, November 11, 2020

DAILY GK 12 NOV 2020

 DAILY GK 12 NOV 2020

1. THIRTY METER TELESCOPE PROJECT

      Indian Astronomers had worked closely with 2020 Physics Nobel Laureate Professor Andrea Ghez for designing of back-end instruments and possible science prospects of the Thirty Meter Telescope (TMT) project which is being installed at Maunakea in Hawaii.

      The project will revolutionize the understanding of the universe and mysteries surrounding it.

 

2. BMI RANKING 2019

      A review of BMI (Body Mass Index) of various countries’ teenagers has been recently published in the international medical journal “The Lancet”, according to which India is placed at 196th rank with respect to BMI.

      India’s boys ranked 180th with an average height of 5.46 feet while girls ranked 182nd with an average height of 5.06 feet.

 

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DAILY GK 11 NOV 2020

 DAILY GK 11 NOV 2020

1. 15TH FC SUBMITTED ITS 5YR REPORT

      Fifteenth Finance Commission (XVFC) led by Chairman Nand Kishore (NK) Singh submitted its Report titled “Finance Commission in Covid Time” for the period of five years from 2021-22 to 2025-26 to the President of India  Ram Nath Kovind.

      The cover of the report has a figure of scales indicating the balance between the States and the Union.

 

2. SEAPLANE SERVICES UNDER RCS UDAN SCHEME

      Following the launch of the maiden seaplane service between the Statue of Unity in Kevadiya of Narmada Gujarat and Sabarmati Riverfront in Ahmedabad, the Government of India plans to set up 14 more aerodromes across India under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) of Ministry of Civil Aviation.

 

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DAILY GK 10 NOV 2020

 DAILY GK 10 NOV 2020

1. ASSAM’S TEZPUR LITCHI GETS GI TAG

      The Tezpur Litchi of Assam was granted the Geographical Indication (GI) tag certification on 27th March 2015.

      The GI Tag to Tezpur Litchi made it an incontrovertible proof of their origin in Assam.

      The GI tag prevents the production of Tezpur Litchi from other places.

      The Tezpur Litchi has got the GI tag under Horticulture Products(Fruits) – Litchi in the class 31.

      This registration is valid upto 28th August 2023.

 

2.  “AIM–SIRIUS INNOVATION PROGRAMME 3.0”

      National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog’s Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) and Sirius, Russia launched a 14 days long (from 7–21 November 2020) virtual programme named “AIM–Sirius Innovation Programme 3.0” for Indian and Russian school children.

      AIM–Sirius Innovation Programme is a first Indo-Russian bilateral youth innovation initiative to develop technological solutions (both web- and mobile-based) for the two countries.

 

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Sunday, November 8, 2020

DAILY GK 8, 9 NOV 2020

DAILY GK 8, 9 NOV 2020

1. SOLAR-BASED INTEGRATED MULTI-VILLAGE WATER SUPPLY

•      Gajendra Singh Shekhawat, Union Minister of Jal Shakti inaugurated India’s first solar-based Integrated Multi-Village Water Supply Project (IMVWSP) in Lower Dibang Valley district in northeastern Arunachal Pradesh.

•      This project will provide drinking water needs for 39 villages(approximately 17,480 people) in the district.

•      The solar-based lift water supply project was commissioned at a cost of Rs 28.50 crore.

 

2. VIRTUAL INDIA-ITALY SUMMIT

•      India-Italy virtual summit was held which was co-chaired by India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Italy Prof. Giuseppe Conte.

•      The leaders discussed a wide range of issues including political, economic, scientific & technological, space and defence cooperation and also adopted ‘Action Plan for 2020-2024’ along with inking of 15 Memorandums of Understanding (MoU).

 

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Friday, November 6, 2020

DAILY GK 7 NOV 2020

                     DAILY GK 7 NOV 2020

1. EXERCISE “BULL STRIKE” AT TERESSA ISLAND

•      Andaman and Nicobar Command (ANC) conducted a three-day Tri-Service Combat Exercise code named “Bull Strike” from November 3-5,2020 at Teressa Island in Nicobar Group of Islands.

•     The exercise saw participation from three service components of ANC, elements of Indian Army’s Parachute Brigade, MARCOS (Marine Commando Force) and Special Forces.

 

2. GLOBAL INVESTOR ROUNDTABLE 2020 CONFERENCE

•    In order to attract investments in India, the Global Investor Roundtable (VGIR) 2020 conference was held virtually which was chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

•    It focuses on discussions around India’s economic and investment outlook, structural reforms and the government’s vision for making the country a $5 trillion economy.

 

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