July 2019

Quick Revision Daily Current Affairs || 27 July 2019

●Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojana (PMFBY);-•PMFBY envisages use of improved technology to reduce time gap for settlement of claims of farmers.•It envisages a uniform premium of only 2% to be paid by farmers for Kharif crops, and 1.5% for Rabi crops.•The scheme is mandatory for farmers who have taken institutional loans from banks [It’s optional for farmers who have not taken institutional credit.]•Objectives:•Providing financial support to farmers suffering crop loss/damage… Read More »Quick Revision Daily Current Affairs || 27 July 2019

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Quick Revision Daily Current Affairs || 26 July 2019

●Kargil Vijay Diwas: 26 July🇮🇳•Indian Army declared the Kargil mission successful on July 26, 1999; since then the day has been celebrated annually as Kargil Vijay Diwas.•The war took place between May and July of 1999 in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kargil district. It began with the infiltration of both Pakistani troops and terrorists into Indian territory. •Then, India launched ‘Operation Vijay’ to clear the Kargil sector of infiltration by Pakistani soldiers… Read More »Quick Revision Daily Current Affairs || 26 July 2019

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Quick Revision Daily Current Affairs || 25 July 2019

●Unlawful Activities (Prevention)Act,1967;-•Lok Sabha passes the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019.•The Bill amends the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967. •Under the Act, the central government may designate an organisation as a terrorist organisation if it: (i) commits or participates in acts of terrorism, (ii) prepares for terrorism, (iii) promotes terrorism, or (iv) is otherwise involved in terrorism•Organizations Banned Under UAPA⤵:Islamic Research Foundation (IRF):National Liberation Front in Tripura (NLFT):All Tripura Tiger Forum (ATTF)●PRASAD Scheme;-{by Ministry… Read More »Quick Revision Daily Current Affairs || 25 July 2019

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Quick Revision Daily Current Affairs || 23 July 2019

●Inter-ministerial group suggests banning of private cryptocurrencies in India•Inter-Ministerial Committee on Virtual Currencies headed by finance secretary has also proposed a draft bill ‘Banning of Cryptocurrency & Regulation of Official Digital Currency Bill, 2019’.•Key recommendations:Ban on all forms of private cryptocurrencies.!?!•Cryptocurrency :has been defined as “any information or code or number or token not being part of any official digital currency, generated through cryptographic means or otherwise, providing a digital representation… Read More »Quick Revision Daily Current Affairs || 23 July 2019

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Quick Revision Daily Current Affairs ||23 July 2019

●Swadesh Darshan scheme: launched by ‘Tourism Ministry’•Objective is to develop theme-based tourist circuits in the country. These tourist circuits will be developed on the principles of high tourist value, competitiveness and sustainability in an integrated manner•Aims to leveraging tourism as a force multiplier for revitalizing the rural economy and for giving both domestic and international tourists a glimpse of the rural aspect of the country. •100% centrally fundedfor the project components undertaken… Read More »Quick Revision Daily Current Affairs ||23 July 2019

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Quick Revision Daily Current Affairs || 22 July 2019

●Electronically transmitted Postal Ballot System (ETPBS)•ETPBS is developed by Election Commission of India with the help of Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), for the use of the Service Voters.•It is a fully secured system, having two layers of security. Secrecy is maintained through the use of OTP and PIN and [ unique QR Code.]•Service Voters:Persons working in paramilitary forces and the military and government officials deployed in diplomatic… Read More »Quick Revision Daily Current Affairs || 22 July 2019

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Government e Marketplace (GeM)

●Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region” (MOVCDNER)•Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare has launched this Central Sector Scheme for implementation(organic farming) in the States of Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Sikkim and Tripura•Organic Farming has also been supported under other Schemes viz Parampragat Krishi Vikas Yojana (PKVY) , Rashtriya Krishi Vikas Yojana (RKVY) and Mission for Integrated Development of Horticulture (MIDH), Network Project on Organic… Read More »Government e Marketplace (GeM)

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●Global Health Emergency on Ebola Virus by WHO

●One Stop Centre Scheme•to support women affected by violence•Popularly known as Sakhi, Ministry of Women and Child Development (MWCD) has formulated this Centrally Sponsored Scheme.•Under the scheme, One Stop Centres are being established across the country to provide integrated support and assistance under one roof to women affected by violence, both in private and public spaces in phased manner•The OSC will support all women including girls below 18 years of… Read More »●Global Health Emergency on Ebola Virus by WHO

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Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System, (NAVIC)

●Urja Ganga Gas Pipeline Project-•The gas pipeline project aims to provide piped cooking gas to residents of Varanasi and later to millions of people in states like Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha•According to GAIL, with the Urja Ganga project, 20 lakh households will get PNG connections.●National Social Assistance Programme (NSAP)•The NSAP is a Centrally Sponsored Scheme under the Ministry of Rural Development. (It came into effect from 15th August,1995.)•It… Read More »Indian Regional Navigation Satellite System, (NAVIC)

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President has appointed new Governors for Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh.

●President has appointed new Governors for Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh.•Andhra Prsdesh: B Harichandan•Chhattisgrah : Anandiben Patel [She is an Indian politician and the current Governor of Madhya Pradesh and Governor of Chhattisgarh and former Chief Minister of Gujarat]•Governor is the nominal head of a state, unlike the Chief Minister who is the real head of a state in India.•7th Constitutional Amendment Act, brought about in 1956, the same person can… Read More »President has appointed new Governors for Chhattisgarh and Andhra Pradesh.

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