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Daily News Digest:11 September 2021

PLI SCHEME FOR TEXTILE SECTOR

The Union Cabinet has approved the Production-Linked Incentive (PLI) scheme for the textiles sector worth Rs 10,683 crore. It is part of a larger PLI scheme for 13 sectors, with a total budget of 1.97 lakh crore.

The PLI textile program aims to promote the production of high-quality Man-Made Fibre (MMF) fabrics, garments and technical textiles.

GAOFEN- 502 EARTH-OBSERVING SATELLITE BY CHINA

On September 07, 2021, China successfully launched a new Earth observation satellite, Gaofen-502, into space.

It is a hyperspectral satellite that will be used for comprehensive environmental monitoring, to improve the country’s hyperspectral observation capacity of the atmosphere, water and land.

SARDAR IQBAL SINGH LALPURA - NEW CHAIRMAN OF NATIONAL COMMISSION FOR MINORITIES

In the presence of Minority Affairs Minister Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi, Sardar Iqbal Singh Lalpura took charge as the Chairman of the National Commission for Minorities in New Delhi.

CABINET APPROVES AGREEMENT BETWEEN INDIA AND PORTUGAL ON RECRUITMENT OF INDIAN CITIZENS

The Union Cabinet welcomed the signing of an agreement for the employment of Indian citizens to work in the Portuguese Republic between the Government of India and Portugal. The current agreement will set the institutional framework for partnership and cooperation between India and Portugal in sending and receiving Indian workers.

MAHAKAVI DAY

The Tamil Nadu government has decided to commemorate the death anniversary of Subramania Bharathi, a poet and freedom fighter, as Mahakavi Day. The death anniversary of Subramania Bharati is 11th September.

Subramania Bharathi was a Tamil writer, poet, journalist, Indian independence activist, social reformer and polyglot. He is popularly known as "Mahakavi Bharathi".

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