Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Governance Watch

Transitioning from the ‘City of Lakes’ to a Smart City

THE BACKGROUND The Smart Cities Mission is an innovative initiative by the Government of India to drive economic growth and improve the quality of life of people. It aims to achieve this by enabling local development and harnessing technology as...

Government of India allows private sector to diagnose corona virus

The Indian government has opened the corona virus test to the private sector. Significantly, the cost of this test is between Rs 9,000 and Rs 12,000.The Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) will set up 51 testing...

Swachh Bharat Mission: Gram Panchayats will be given more amount under 15th Finance Commission

The Government of India approved the implementation of the second phase of the Swach Bharat Mission in February 2020. During the second phase of this mission two crore projects will be focused. This includes Open Defecation...

Reserve Bank of India revised exposure limit for UCBs

The Reserve Bank of India revised the exposure limit of UCBs. Earlier RBI allowed 15% of its capital funds to single borrowers and 40% to a group of borrowers. Now this limit has been revised to...

International Yoga Day 2020: sixth Yoga Day to be held in Leh, PM Modi to participate

The main event of International Yoga Day will be held on 21 June this time in Leh, the capital of Ladakh. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will also participate in this program. This information was given by...

The World Bank and the Government of India signed an agreement for climate-resistant rain-based agriculture

World Bank, Government of India and Government of Himachal Pradesh signed a $ 80 million loan agreement to increase agricultural productivity and improve water management practices in Himachal Pradesh. This loan amount will...

World Health Organization declares corona virus as global epidemic

The World Health Organization declared the corona virus a global pandemic as it is spreading rapidly throughout the world. The number of people currently infected with COVID-19 virus is 1,26,369. So far 4,634 people have died due...

APEDA Signs Memorandum of Agreement for Implementation of Agricultural Export Policy

The Agricultural and Processed Food Export Development Authority (APEDA) signed memorandum of understanding with IIT Delhi, Quality Council of India (QCI) and Indian Chamber of Food and Agriculture (ICFA).The Agricultural Export Policy was launched in 2018. Its...

Corona virus: World Bank announced $ 12 billion in aid

The World Bank announced $ 12 billion to help countries struggling with the economic effects of the corona virus. The virus has so far reached 60 countries. The World Bank is providing financial assistance...

ISRO will launch geo-imaging satellite GSAT-1 on 05 March

Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) said on 25 February 2020 that they will send their geo-imaging satellite GSAT-1 through GSLV-F10 on 5 March. The satellite will be launched from Sriharikota's Satish Dhawan Space Center. According to the...
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Ozonetel Launches CloudAgentMobile AppFor Call Center Agents

Ozonetel, India’s leading provider of on-demand cloud communication/telephony solutions today announced the launch of all-new CloudAgent Mobile Application. With...
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Kerala brings ordinance to defer Government employees’ salary

In the wake of the financial crisis created by the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic, the Kerala government had decided to defer the payment...

Kerala announces Rs. 3,000 crores agriculture revival package

In a bid to ensure food security and employment generation, Kerala today announced a Rs. 3,000 crores package for the revival of the agriculture...

Wipro and Nutanix Partner to Launch Digital Database Services (DDS)

 Nutanix (NASDAQ: NTNX), a leader in enterprise cloud computing, and Wipro Limited (NYSE: WIT, BSE: 507685, NSE: WIPRO), a leading global information technology, consulting and...

Rallis India joins the fight against COVID-19 pandemic

Rallis India Ltd., a TATA Enterprise and one of India’s leading Agro Sciences Companies, has undertaken several proactive measures to combat the global pandemic...