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Wednesday, November 8, 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 7 NOV 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 7 NOV 2017
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1.      FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE OF RS 2,302.05 CR FOR PROJECTS UNDER COASTAL BERTH SCHEME
i. Union Ministry of Shipping has announced to provide financial assistance worth Rs 2302 cr for projects under the Coastal Berth Scheme of the flagship Sagarmala Programme.
ii. Projects under Coastal Berth Scheme will be executed in total eight states. With 12 projects, Maharashtra is the state having highest number of projects under this scheme.
iii. 10 projects will be executed in Andhra Pradesh & Goa, 6 projects in Karnataka, 3 projects in Kerala and Tamil Nadu, 2 projects in Gujarat and 1 in West Bengal.

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 6 NOV 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 6 NOV 2017
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1.      FOUNDATION FOR POVERTY-FREE INDIA TO BE LAID BY 2022: NITI AAYOG
i. NITI Aayog has said in a presentation that, the foundation for freedom from six problems namely poverty, corruption, dirt, terrorism, casteism and communalism will be laid by 2022 when India celebrates 75 years of Independence.
ii. The presentation was published on NITI Aayog website. The presentation was made by NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman Rajiv Kumar at Conference of Governors in October 2017. It talked about connecting all villages with habitations over 500 with all-weather roads by 2019 under Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana.
iii. It said that, India should have 20 world class higher education institutions by 2022. It also visualised that, all villages selected under Pradhan Mantri Adarsh Gram Yojana should attain model village status by 2022.

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 4 NOV 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 4 NOV 2017
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1.      PM MODI INAUGURATED WORLD FOOD INDIA 2017
i. Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the most anticipated International Mega Food event- World Food India 2017, the biggest congregation of global investors and business leaders of major food companies.
ii. The event is organised by the Food Processing Industries Ministry in Delhi. The three-day event aims to transform food economy and realise the vision of doubling of farmers' income by establishing India as a preferred investment destination.

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 5 NOV 2017

DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 5 NOV 2017
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1.      GOVERNMENT LAUNCHED DEEN DAYAL SPARSH YOJANA, A SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM FOR SCHOOL CHILDREN
i. Union Minister of Communications Manoj Sinha launched a pan India scholarship program for school children called Deen Dayal SPARSH Yojana to increase the reach of Philately.
ii. Abbreviation SPARSH stands for Scholarship for Promotion of Aptitude & Research in Stamps as a Hobby.
iii. Under this scheme annual scholarships will be awarded to children of Standard VI to IX who have good academic record and are also pursuing Philately.

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