8 June, 2020
CSIR and Atal Innovation Mission sign a Letter of Intent to foster Innovation in India
-This partnership will support world class start-ups through CSIR Incubators under AIM initiatives and jointly work on new models of innovation, including setting up of CSIR Innovation Parks.
Task Force formulated to examine matters pertaining to age of motherhood, and related issues; headed by Ms. Jaya Jaitly
The Task Force will be provided secretarial assistance by the NITI (National Institution for Transforming India) Aayog and will submit its report by 31st July, 2020.
NABARD provides Rs 270 crore Special Liquidity Facility to Assam Gramin Vikash Bank
National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development(NABARD) provided Rs 270 crore Special Liquidity Facility(SLF) to Assam Gramin Vikash Bank in the wake of COVID-19 pandemic to support the agricultural activities of the farmers.
American DFC to invest $350 million in India firms
The US International Development Finance Corporation (USIDFC) is planning to invest 350 million USD in sectors of finance, health infrastructure, renewable energy and food security in India.
UNADAP appoints 13 year old Madurai girl Nethra as ‘Goodwill Ambassador to the Poor
The United Nations Association for Development And Peace(UNADAP) appointed 13 year old Madurai girl Nethra as its ‘Goodwill Ambassador to the Poor’.