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Daily News Digest:25 January 2020

NITI Aayog released National Data and Analytics Platform

Niti Aayog, a think-tank of Government, will develop a national data and analytics platform to make all government data accessible to stakeholders in a user-friendly manner. It released a Vision Document for the National Data and Analytics Platform (NDAP).

DAC approved the Procurement of defence equipment

Defence Acquisition Council-DAC has recently approved the procurement of various defence equipment worth more than Rs 5,000 crore from various indigenous sources. The purpose of this defence acquisition deal is to encourage indigenization.

International Labour Organization Report, 2020

International Labour Organisation-ILO has recently released the ‘World Employment and Social Outlook Trends 2020’. This report highlights that global unemployment will rise by 2.5 million in 2020, also that about 188 million people are unemployed in the world.

According to the report, global unemployment was firm for the past nine years, but as the global economic growth is slowing down and also the number of workers is increasing.

Ghana to replicate the Ujjwala model of LPG connection

Ghana is to replicate India's success at near-universal cooking gas access and has sought its expertise in doing so. On 22nd January 2020 Indian Oil and National Petroleum Authority of Ghana signed an initial agreement in the presence of the Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan that would set-off partnership between the two countries on increasing cooking gas invasion in the African nation.

MoRD signs MoU with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation to strengthen institutions of the rural poor

On 22nd January 2020, the Ministry of Rural Development signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation-BMGF under the Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana - National Rural Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NRLM). This is for furthering their mutual objectives of strengthening grassroots institutions of the rural poor.

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