1. Six years of Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana
Six years of Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana have been completed . Under this scheme, loans up to ten lakh rupees are provided to other classes and small and micro enterprises except corporate and agriculture . Pradhan Mantri Mudra Yojana was started on 8 April 2015 . Over 28 crore 68 lakh loans were sanctioned in these years. Under these, loans worth about Rs. 15 lakh crores were given. During this period, loans were given on an average of Rs 52-52 thousand.
- Initiative named Sarthak launched to help implement national education policy
Education Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank launched Sarthak Naam initiative to help implement the National Education Policy in the country . The initiative, being part of the Amrit Mahotsava celebrations, aims to ensure the overall advancement of students and teachers through quality education. On this occasion, the Education Minister said that this initiative named Sarthak will pave the way for children and youth and they will be able to face various national and global challenges. He said that with this initiative he would be able to assimilate Indian traditions, culture and value system along with 21st century skills. He said that the same thing has been said in the National Policy on Education.
- CJI launches top court’s AI-powered research portal ‘SUPACE’
The Supreme Court of India has launched its Artificial Intelligence Portal SUPACE ( Supreme Court Portal for Assistance in Courts Efficiency ). Through this portal, SC has the idea of leveraging machine learning to deal with the huge amount of data received at the time of filing of cases. Justice L. Nageswara Rao , who is also the chairman of the SC’s Artificial Intelligence Committee, delivered the inaugural address during the virtual launch of SUPACE. Chief Justice of India (CJI) SA Bobde was the first chairman of the Artificial Intelligence Committee. CJI Bobde spoke of the use of AI to assist the Supreme Court immediately after taking oath as Chief Justice in 2019.
- Dr. Harsh Vardhan and Arjun Munda launched Tribal Health Cooperation ‘Anamay’
The Union Health and Family Welfare Minister, Dr. Harsh Vardhan and the Union Minister for Tribal Affairs, Mr. Arjun Munda jointly organized Tribal Health Cooperation, ‘ Anamaya ‘ through video conference on April 07, 2021. )’. This initiative is supported by the Piramal Foundation and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF). Anamay is a multi-stakeholder initiative to transform the efforts of various government agencies and organizations to enhance the health and nutritional status of India’s tribal communities. As part of this cooperation, the Ministry to take policy initiatives in tribal health to set up a National Council on Tribal Health, closely monitor health service delivery in tribal areas, and devise mechanisms for implementing the Tribal Health Action Plan Will undertake many activities.
- US President’s Climate Affairs Envoy John Carrey calls on the Prime Minister in New Delhi
US President ‘s climate affairs envoy John Cary met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi . They discussed the forthcoming climate summit . Climate issues were also discussed in the context of COP-26 to be held later this year .
- First online PDOT program launched for migrant workers
The first online departure pre-orientation training – PDOT program for migrant workers was launched. This will serve as a supplement to the training being provided to the migrant workers at PDOT centers. The Ministry of External Affairs has taken this initiative in collaboration with the Protector of Amygrants-POE in Mumbai and other areas to take advantage of technology and leverage technology . The online PDOT will continue even after the removal of the Kovid ban. This will facilitate migrant workers, who will not be in a position to undergo in-person training. With the PDO training, the migrant workers will get to know about the culture, language and laws of the country concerned and their safety can be ensured. This initiative will help in providing better skills and empowering potential migrant workers.
- Appoints Carl Bilt as WHO Special Envoy for ACT-Accelerator
Carl Bilt (Carl Bildt) to ‘ access to Kovid -19 tools Akslretr ‘ (ACT-Accelerator) on the World Health Organization(WHO) has been appointed as the Special Envoy. The ‘ACT Accelerator’ is a global collaboration to accelerate the development, production and equitable access to COVID-19 testing, treatment and vaccines. It was launched in April 2020 at an event organized by the WHO Director General, President of France, President of the European Commission and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. It brings together governments, scientists, businesses, civil society and social service global health organizations. Its participants include Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, SEPI, Foundation for Innovative New Diagnostics (FIND), Gavi (GAVI), The Global Fund, United (Unitaid), Wellcome Trust (London), WHO and World Bank. It aims to end the epidemic, to fully restore social and economic activity globally, and to facilitate high-level control of Kovid-19 disease.
- Government appointed S Raman as CMD of SIDBI
The government has appointed S Ramann as the Chairman and Managing Director of Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI). Raman, a 1991 batch Indian Audit and Accounts Service Officer, is currently the CEO of India’s first Information Utility National e-Governance Services Limited. This appointment has been made for a period of three years from the date of assuming office or till further orders. The Bank Board Bureau, the head of state-owned banks and financial institutions, had recommended his name for the post.
- Vietnam National Assembly elects Prime Minister and President
Vietnam in (Vietnam) to the legislature as the next Prime Minister of the country, former security officials and Communist Party member Pham Minh Chinh voted (Pham Minh Chinh). Outgoing Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc was appointed as the new President. The Communist Party formed during the National Congress in January was elected after the votes of about 500 members of the National Assembly were approved.
- Kosovo’s parliament elected Vojosa Osmani as president
Kosovo (Kosovo) of Parliament Vojosa Usmani has been elected new president of the country (Vjosa Osmani). Usmani received 71 votes from MPs in the third round of voting in the Kosovo Assembly. While 82 representatives attended the vote in the 120-member parliament, 11 votes were declared invalid. The 38-year-old politician studied law at the University of Pristina, Kosovo and earned a doctorate from the University of Pittsburgh in the US.
- India and Maldives agreed to further strengthen bilateral cooperation to combat terrorism
India and Maldives have condemned all forms of terrorism, including terrorism spread across the border . The two countries have also agreed to strengthen bilateral cooperation in combating terrorism. The first counter-terrorism dialogue between India and Maldives was held in New Delhi . Both sides stressed that all countries of the world should ensure that decisive action is taken against terrorists so that they do not attack other countries from their occupied territory.
- Prime Minister to hold virtual summit meeting with Netherlands Prime Minister Mark Rut
Prime Minister Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rent will Summit virtual manner. During the meeting, the two leaders will discuss bilateral cooperation in detail and will also explore new ways to strengthen mutual relations. They will also exchange views on regional and global issues of mutual interest. This summit is being held after Prime Minister Rut’s victory in the recent parliamentary elections in the Netherlands and this will give a new direction to the regular high level talks between the two countries.
- Government plans to invest more than one lakh crore rupees to provide clean drinking water to every rural household
The government plans to invest more than one lakh crore rupees in this financial year to provide clean drinking water through pipelines to every rural household in the country . The Ministry of Waterpower has stated that a similar investment would have to be made for three years to achieve this goal. These action plans have been formulated by the States and Union Territories to provide drinking water through pipelines to 100% of the families. Since the launch of Jal Jeevan Mission in 2019, more than seven crore thirty lakh rural families in the country have started receiving clean drinking water through pipelines.
- Indian astronomers discovered one of the hottest stars called ‘Wolf-Rayet’
Indian astronomers said during a rare supernova explosions monitor Wolf-Reatt detected in about one in (the hot stars called Wolf-Rayet). Rare ‘Wolf-Rayet’ stars are one thousand times brighter and significantly warmer than the Sun. According to NASA, the surface temperature of such stars is 10 to 40 times higher than that of the Sun. A team of astronomers from the Aryabhatta Observational Science Research Institute, an autonomous institute based in Nainital, under the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, along with international collaborators, met in the year 2015 in the year 2015 NSG 7371 galaxy SN 2015djOptical monitoring of the name supernova. He calculated the mass of the star that led to the creation of the supernova. Scientists found that the star was actually a mixture of two stars – one of which was a massive ‘Wolf-Rayet’ star and the other star was less than the Sun. It is to be noted that supernovae are highly energetic explosions occurring in the universe, in which large amounts of energy are present. Long-term monitoring of these explosions helps in understanding the nature of the exploding star and various aspects of the eruption. It also helps in the calculation of giant stars.
- RBI hikes loan limit under priority sector lending against ENWR / NWR
50 lakhs per borrower against the resolution / hypothesis of agricultural produce supported by Negotiable Warehouse Receipts (NWRs) / Electronic-NWRs (e-NWRs) issued by warehouses registered and regulated by the Warehousing Development and Regulatory Authority (WDRA) of the Reserve Bank of India . The loan limit has been increased from Rs. 75 lakhs to Rs. The priority sector lending limit supported by other warehouse receipts will continue to be Rs 50 lakh per borrower. A circular in this regard will be issued separately. Issued by WDRA registered and regulated godowns with the objective of encouraging agricultural loans to individual farmers against the resolution / hypothesis of NWR / (e-NWRs) and taking advantage of the inherent security.
- RBI hikes WMA limit for State Governments / Union Territories
The Reserve Bank of India limit Rs 32,225 crore (set in February 2016) for Way and Means Advance (WMA) for State Governments / Union Territories based on the recommendation of a committee headed by Shri Sudhir Srivastava . 47,010 crores . This shows an increase of about 46%. The Reserve Bank of India raised the interim WMA limit of Rs 51,560 crore (60 per cent of the current limit allowed by the Reserve Bank during the last financial year to help states / UTs to overcome difficulties faced during the epidemic). Increase) has been extended for a further six-month period i.e. from 1 April 2021 to 30 September 2021.
- RBI hikes maximum balance limit per account in payments banks
The Reserve Bank of India has increased the maximum day-end balance in Payments Bank from Rs 1 lakh to Rs 2 lakh per customer . Payments for financial inclusion is a move to encourage the bank’s efforts and expand their ability to meet the needs of their customers, including MSMEs, small traders and merchants. The “Guidelines for License of Payment Banks” issued on November 27, 2014 allows payment banks to maintain a maximum balance of Rs 1 lakh per customer. Payments allow banks to review their performance and encourage their efforts for financial inclusion and expand their ability to meet the needs of their customers, including MSMEs, small traders and merchants.
- RBI will release Financial Inclusion Index (FI Index) annually
The Reserve Bank of India has announced that it will periodically publish the ” Financial Inclusion Index ” (FI Index) in July for the financial year ending last March . The FI index will be based on a number of parameters and will reflect the broad and deepening of financial inclusion in the country, a statement on RBI’s regulatory and development related policies said. Financial inclusion has been an important area for the government, the Reserve Bank and other regulators, with significant progress made over the years. To measure the extent of financial inclusion in the country, the Reserve Bank proposes the creation and publication of the Financial Inclusion Index (FI Index) based on several criteria.
- Bharti Airtel sold 800 MHz spectrum in three circles to Reliance Jio
Bharti Airtel has entered into an agreement with Reliance Jio Infocomm to transfer some of the 800 MHz spectrum in its three circles to the Mukesh Ambani -owned firm . After this agreement, Bharti Airtel will receive Rs 1,037.6 crore from Reliance Jio for the proposed transfer . In addition, Reliance will accept future liabilities of Rs 459 crore related to Jio Spectrum .
- FIFA suspends Pakistan and Chad football associations
FIFA , the governing body of football globally , has suspended the Pakistan Football Federation (PFF) , taking important decisions . They have taken this decision because of the interference of the third class. Apart from this, FIFA has also decided to suspend the Chad Football Association. The Pakistan Soccer Federation, known as PFF, was suspended for the second time in four years due to third-party interference when last month one of the officials and protesters The group occupied the institution’s headquarters. Chad was suspended when the government of this African country, the National Soccer FederationTried to dissolve and appoint new officers to conduct the game. FIFA has said that they will lift the suspension only when the government rescinds its decision and reassigns the authority to the president of the Football Federation.
- 600th Birth Anniversary of Adikavi Sarla Das
Recently , Vice President of Orissa ‘s Cuttack Adikavi district saralaa slave ‘s 600 anniversary addressed the function. Sarala Das was one of the great scholars of Odia literature. He was the first scholar who wrote his compositions in the Odia language in the 15th century. He is known for the three major texts of the Odia language – Mahabharata, Vilanka Ramayana and Chandi Purana. Narayana is also known for his creation of the verse. He started the creation of the Mahabharata during the reign of Kapileshwar, also known as Kapilendra, the famous Gajapati king of Odisha (1435-67 AD).
- Information and Broadcasting Minister paid tribute to freedom fighters Mangal Pandey and Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay on their death anniversary
Minister of Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar said on April 8 the freedom fighter Tue Pandey gave tribute on death anniversary. In a tweet, Mr. Javadekar said that Mangal Pandey was a revolutionary who started the first fight of the freedom struggle of 1857. He also paid a heartfelt tribute to Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay on his death anniversary. Mr. Javadekar has said in a tweet that Bankim Chandra Chattopadhyay has given us the national anthem Vande Mataram. He said that the country will always be indebted to him for this.
- Babu Jagjivan Ram’s birth anniversary
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has Babu Jagjivan RamPaying tribute to him on his birth anniversary, he said that his efforts for the upliftment of the socially exploited and deprived classes will always be a source of inspiration for all. Babu Jagjivan Ram, commonly known as Babuji, was a well-known national leader, freedom fighter, social justice and advocate of the underprivileged class, an outstanding policymaker and a true democrat. Babu Jagjivan Ram was born on 5 April 1908 in Bhojpur (Bihar), British India. In 1928, he met Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose during a workers’ rally at Wellington Square in Calcutta (now Kolkata). He contributed significantly in the foundation of the ‘All India Depressed Classes League’ in the year 1935, Which was a dedicated organization to get the right to equality for the untouchables. Apart from contributing to the freedom struggle, ‘Babuji’ also did important work in Indian politics. In his five-decade-long political career, he gained considerable fame as a politician.