Special Liquidity Scheme for NBFCs and HFCs

Context The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister has given its approval to the proposal of the Ministry of Finance to launch a new Special Liquidity Scheme for Non-Banking…

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National Logistics Efficiency and Advancement Predictability and Safety Act (NLEAPS)

Context The Commerce Ministry is considering replacing the Multi-Modal Transportation of Goods Act (MMTG) with a full-fledged national logistics law with a view to promote growth of the sector. Key…

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Affordable Rental Housing Complexes (AHRC) Scheme

Context Recently, the Union Cabinet has approved a scheme for providing affordable rental housing to about 3 lakh urban migrants. About the Scheme ·         It will be a sub-scheme of the Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana-…

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Vallarpadam Terminal

Context Recently, the Ministry of Shipping reviewed the development of the country's first trans-shipment hub - Kochi International Container Trans-shipment Terminal (ICTT). Back to Basics About ICTT The Kochi International Container Transshipment Terminal…

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Report & Indices: Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2020

Context Recently, Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2020 was released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI). Key Findings: India lifted as many as 270 million people…

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Kakrapar Atomic Power Project (KAPP-3)

Context Recently, the third unit of the Kakrapar Atomic Power Project (KAPP-3)in Tapi district of Gujarat achieved its first  KAPP-3 is the country’s first 700 MWe (megawatt electric) unit,and the biggest indigenously developed variant…

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