Day May 3, 2020

Kisan Sabha App

• Kisan Sabha App developed by CSIR-Central Road Research Institute (CSIR-CRRI), New Delhi to connect farmers to supply chain and freight transportation management system was remotely launched. Key objectives: • Kisan Sabha aims to provide the most economical and timely…

Chakmas and Hajongs

• The Ministry of Development of the North Eastern Region (DoNER) has directed the Arunachal Pradesh government to include the Chakma and Hajong communities in the COVID-19 relief program. About: • The Chakmas and Hajongs are ethnic people. Chakmas are…

One Nation, One Ration Card plan

• Consumer Affairs Minister Ram Vilas Paswan has approved the integration of five more States and Union Territories with the National Cluster under the One Nation, One Ration Card plan. Key highlights: • These States and UTs are Uttar Pradesh,…

Kovilpatti kadalai mittai

• Kovilpatti kadalai mittai (chikki or sweet made of peanuts and jaggery) has got a geographical indication (GI) tag. About: • Now, members of the Kovilpatti Regional Kadalai Mittai Manufacturers and Retailers Association, based out of Kovilpatti and some towns…

Kashmir saffron

• Kashmir saffron, which is cultivated and harvested in the Karewa (highlands) of Jammu and Kashmir, has been given the Geographical Indication (GI) tag by the Geographical Indications Registry. About: • The unique characteristics of Kashmir saffron are its longer…

Shramik Special trains

• Special trains have started ferrying stranded migrant workers, students, and others in different parts of the country. About: • Railways has announced that it will run Shramik Special trains to bring back home people stranded in different parts of…