Day June 2, 2020

Champions technology platform

• Prime Minister launched the technology platform ‘Champions’ to help the smaller MSMEs by solving their grievances, encouraging and supporting them to march into the big league as national and global companies. About: • ‘Champions’ stands for creation and harmonious…

Scorpaenospsis neglecta

• Researchers at the Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute (CMFRI) have found a rare fish from Sethukarai coast in the Gulf of Mannar. About: • Camouflaged within the seagrass meadows, the band-tail scorpionfish (Scorpaenospsis neglecta), well-known for its stinging venomous…

IMD to issue second stage LRF

• India Meteorological Department (IMD) issued the second stage Long Range Forecast (LRF) for South-West Monsoon Season rainfall. About: • Each year, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) issues LRF in two stages. The first stage forecast is issued in April,…

Rate cut for Mudra Shishu loans

• Centre has announced ‘Mudra Shishu loan’ for small businesses and cottage industries so that shopkeepers do not suffer due to the COVID-19 pandemic. About: • A 1500 crore interest subvention for small business and cottage industries has been announced…