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Tuesday, September 1, 2020

DAILY GK 30-31 AUG 2020

DAILY GK 30-31 AUG 2020

1. IT MINISTER RAVI SHANKAR PRASAD LAUNCHED “CHUNAUTI”

·      Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad launched next-generation startup Challenge contest “Chunauti” to encourage startups and software products with special focus on Tier-II towns.

·      This contest is a part of Rs 95 crore programme, spanning over 3 years, will hunt for around 300 startups working in identified areas and to provide them seed funds of up to Rs 25 lakh and other support from government through the Software Technology Parks of India (STPI).

·      The minister also laid the foundation stone of the digital training and skilling center of the National Institute of Electronics and Information Technology (NIELIT) at Muzaffarpur in Bihar .

 

2. WORLD URDU SESSION 

·      Union Minister for Education Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ addressed the inaugural session of the two-days World Urdu Conference organised by National Council for Promotion of Urdu Language (NCPUL) from August 27-28, 2020.

·      The NCPUL is organizing a two-day World Urdu Webinar titled as ‘Responsibilities of Urdu Writers in the age of Electronic & Social media’.

 

3. INDIA’S FIRST INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S TRADE CENTRE

·      Kerala will set up India’s First International Women Trade Centre(IWTC) in accord with the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations(UN) at Angamaly, Kochi, Kerala.

·      This announcement was made during the webinar on “Scaling up Opportunities for MSME women Entrepreneurs in Kerala” organised by Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry(FICCI) Kerala State Council.

 

4. GLOBAL LIST WITH AVERAGE MONTHLY WAGE

·      In accordance with the global ranking of average wages prepared by Picodi.com, India ranked 72nd among 106 countries with an average monthly wage of Rs 32,800 (USD 437).

·      Picodi.com is an international e-commerce platform, headquartered in Poland, provides discount coupons. 

·      Its analysis team looked into earnings of countries around the world and created a global ranking of average wages.

·      The ranking has been topped by Switzerland, where the average wage converted into rupees amounts to Rs 4,49,000 (USD 5,989). 

·      On the other hand the average monthly wage of Cuba is the lowest at Rs 2,700 (USD 36).

 

5. NOOR INAYAT KHAN TO BE HONOURED WITH A MEMORIAL BLUE PLAQUE

·      Noor Inayat Khan Britain’s World War II spy, who served in the Special Operations Executive(SOE) became the 1st Indian-origin woman to be honoured with a memorial Blue Plaque at her former family home in London, United Kingdom(UK).

·      She is 1st musilm war heroine of Britain and 1st female wireless operator sent from the UK into Nazi-occupied France to aid the French Resistance during World War II.

·      She was born on January 1, 1914 in Moscow, Russia.

 

6. WARSHIP TYPE-054 CLASS FOR PAKISTAN NAVY

·      China launched the first of the four advanced naval warships, Type-054 class frigates for the Pakistan Navy.  

·      The Type-054 class frigate is manufactured by China Shipbuilding Trading Company Ltd (CSTC) and was launched in the Chinese state-owned Hudong Zhonghua Shipyard, Shanghai



7. ‘MAJOR DHYAN CHAND VIJAYPATH YOJANA’

·      Uttar Pradesh (UP) Deputy Chief Minister Keshav Prasad Maurya launched ‘Major Dhyan Chand Vijaypath Yojana’ scheme under which 19 International Players will get road connectivity to their homes.

·      A road will be named after Late Cricketer and Former Cabinet Minister Chetan Chauhan.

·      National Sports Day is annually observed on 29th August to commemorate the birth anniversary of Indian Hockey Legend Major Dhyan Chand.

 


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