Day June 25, 2020

AspirantWorld One liners : 25th June

• The Union Cabinet has given its approval for declaration of Kushinagar Airport in Uttar Pradesh as an International Airport. Kushinagar is located in the north-eastern part of Uttar Pradesh about 50 km east of Gorakhpur and is one of…

Distressed Assets Fund to MSMEs

• Minister of MSME launched the Credit Guarantee Scheme for Sub-ordinate Debt (CGSSD) which is also called “Distressed Assets Fund–Sub-ordinate Debt for MSMEs”. Key highlights of the scheme are: • The guarantee cover worth Rs. 20,000 crores will be provided…

Shwe oil and gas project

• The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs has approved additional investment of US$ 121.27 million (about Rs.909 crore) by ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL) towards further development of blocks A-1 and A-3 Blocks of Shwe oil and gas project in Myanmar.…

Annual TB Report 2020

• Union Minister for Health released the annual TB Report 2020. He also released a Joint Monitoring Mission (JMM) report, a manual on Direct Benefit Transfer (DBT) to TB patients under NIKSHAY system, a Training Module, and the quarterly newsletter…

Day of the Seafarer 2020

• This year, the annual Day of the Seafarer (DotS) is celebrating its 10th anniversary on 25 June under the theme “Seafarers are Key Workers”. About: • 25 June of each year is the “Day of the Seafarer”, recognizing the…

Shishu Loans

• Union Cabinet approved a scheme for interest subvention of 2% for a period of 12 months, to all Shishu loan accounts under Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana (PMMY) to eligible borrowers. About: • The scheme will be extended to loans…