Day August 3, 2020

Galapagos Islands

• Recently, Ecuador has expressed an official discomfort over the sighting of Chinese fishing vessels near the Galapagos archipelago. About: • The Galapagos Islands are located in the Pacific Ocean around 1,000 km away from the South American continent. •…

BeiDou

• China’s administration has officially commissioned BeiDou Navigation Satellite System constellation. Key highlights: • It was initiated in 1994. • It aims to integrate its application in different sectors, including fishery, agriculture, special care, mass-market applications, forestry and public security.…

Affordable rental housing complexes

• Affordable rental housing complexes (ARHC) scheme was recently launched as a sub scheme under the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana – Urban (PMAY-U). • PMAY-U, launched in 2015, intends to provide housing for all in urban areas by year 2022.…