Daily GK Update, 10 June 2020, Daily Current Affairs 2020:
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National (Current Affairs)
♦Govt approves Rs. 1,280 Crore for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in Madhya Pradesh during 2020-21
- Government of India approved ₹1,280 Crore for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in the State in 2020-21. Madhya Pradesh has planned to have 100% Functional Household Tap Water Connection (FHTC) by 2023-24.
- Ministry of Jal Shakti in partnership with States aims to provide adequate drinking water of prescribed quality on regular and long-term basis to every rural household of the country by 2024. This Mission focusses on ‘service delivery’, not on infrastructure creation.
Jal Jeevan MissionFunds allocated to State (2020-21)
- Bihar– 1,832 crores
- Assam –1407 crores
- Odisha- 812 crores
- Meghalaya- 175 crores
- Chattisgarh- 445 crores
- J & K- 680 crores
- Arunachal Pradesh- 255 crores
- Jharkhand: 572 cr.
♦Mumbai most expensive Indian city for expats, 60th most expensive in World: 2020 Cost of Living Survey’
- India’s financial capital Mumbai has emerged as the most expensive city in the country for expatriates in terms of cost of living.
- According to Mercer’s ‘2020 Cost of Living Survey’, Mumbai is the 60th most expensive city for expatriates globally, while it ranks 19th in Asia.
- Mumbai is the most expensive among Indian cities surveyed, followed by New Delhi (101st globally) and Chennai (143rd globally).Bengaluru (171) and Kolkata (185) are the least expensive Indian cities in the rankings.
- The global list was topped by Hong Kong, followed by Ashgabat (Turkmenistan) in second position. Japan’s Tokyo and Switzerland’s Zurich remain in the third and fourth positions, respectively, whereas Singapore is in fifth position.
♦Highest ever allocation of fund worth Rs 1,01,500 crore in MGNREGS for FY 2020-21
- A provision of Rs 1,01,500 crore has been made under Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) in the current financial year 2020-2021.
- For the financial year 2020-21, a sum of Rs 31,493 crore has already been released which is more than 50 per cent of the budget estimate of the current Financial Year.
- “A total of 60.80 crore person days has been generated so far and work has been offered to 6.69 crore persons. Average number of persons to whom work offered in May 2020 has been 2.51 crore per day, which is 73% higher than the work offered in May last year, which was 1.45 crore persons per day.
♦STREE’ Launched In Hyderabad To Support And Empower Women Against Domestic Violence
- In a bid to support and empower women against domestic violence and abuse, the Hyderabad City Security Council (HCSC) in association with Hyderabad City Police has launched the ‘STREE’ programme. The name reflects the vision – “She Triumphs through Respect, Equality, and Empowerment” (STREE).
- Aim: The main aim of the programme is to create a platform for women from various walks of the community to come together and joint forum for women and Police to work together on issues of safety and security of women and girls.
♦World Bank lends Rs. 1,950 crore loans to W Bengal Govt for tackling COVID situation
- The World Bank has given Rs. 1,950 crore loans to the West Bengal Government for tackling COVID situation and developmental work in the State.
- Giving this information in Kolkata 8th June, Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said that out of it, Rs. 1,100 crore will be spent for creating Industrial infrastructures and remaining Rs. 850 crore have been allocated for spending on various Social-Welfare schemes.
International (Current Affairs)
♦Myanmar’s Military Returns to Facebook to Provide ‘Accurate’ News
- Myanmar military “Tatmadaw” has decided to use Facebook again to provide ‘accurate’ news to people. Myanmar Military using Facebook again because it is the most widely used social media platform in the country and is the best way to reach people.
- Facebook had removed several accounts linked to the Myanmar military in 2018. Accounts of Commander in Chief of Myanmar Army General Min Aung Hlaing and other senior officials of Tatmadaw was blocked by Facebook after the UN fact finding mission found them responsible for human rights abuse in the Rakhine province of the country.
Note: About Myanmar
- Capital: Naypyitaw.
- Currency: Burmese kyat.
- President: Win Myint
Banking and Financial
♦Adani Green Energy wins world’s largest solar bid worth $6 billion
- Adani Green Energy Ltd has bagged the world’s largest solar bid entailing building a photovoltaic (PV) power plant of 8,000 MW and setting up a domestic solar panel manufacturing capacity of 2,000 MW, envisaging a total investment of roughly $6 billion.
- “The company has won the first of its kind manufacturing linked solar agreement from the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI). As a part of the award, AGEL will develop 8 GW of solar projects along with a commitment that will see Adani Solar establish 2 GW of additional solar cell and module manufacturing capacity.
♦Indian Renjith Kumar honoured with “NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal”
- Renjith Kumar, Engineer from Kerala and Indian Entrepreneur based in Virginia is honoured with NASA’s highest form of recognition for a non-governmental individual “NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal” for his service to NASA through executive leadership, engineering contribution, technical excellence and customer satisfaction.
- The “NASA Distinguished Public Service Medal” is given for the non-governmental individuals or individuals who are not a part of government employees.
- Renjith Kumar worked in association with NASA for more than 30 years and contributed in redesigning the International Space Stations(ISS).
♦India’s 800m runner Gomathi handed four-year ban for doping
- India’s Gomathi Marimuthu will be stripped off her 2019 Asian Athletics Championships gold medal after she was handed a four-year ban by the Athletics Integrity Unit for testing positive for a banned substance.
- She will need to serve out a ban till May 16, 2023. In addition, she will also need to pay a fine of Rs 1 lakh to the AIU.
Recently Ban player
- Discus thrower Sandeep Kumari banned for four years
- Middle distance runner Jhuma Khatun handed 4-year ban for dope flunk
- ICC bans Deepak Agarwal from all cricket for 2 years
- NADA Suspends Powerlifters Savita Kumari and Ankit Shishodia
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