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Daily News Digest:27 June 2020

Matru Pushti Uphaar scheme launched by Tripura Government

The government of Tripura has announced an ambitious scheme called Mukhyamantri Matru Pushti Uphaar, to combat maternal and infant mortality and malnutrition by providing nutrition kits to pregnant and lactating women. Under the scheme, pregnant women would be tested four times in the nearest Primary Health Centers (PHC) and will be provided with a nutrition kit after each test is conducted. The cost of the kit is Rs.500 and comprises food items and grocery supplies, like soya beans, peanuts, jaggery, mixed pulses and ghee.

'Surakshit Dada-Dadi, Nana-Nani Abhiyan' launched for ensuring well-being of Senior Citizens

The National Institution for Transforming India (NITI) Aayog has collaborated with Piramal Foundation, and 25 Aspirational Districts in the launch of “Surakshit Dada-Dadi, Nana-Nani Abhiyan” for ensuring the safety and well-being of 29 lakh Senior Citizens during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Under the scheme, the volunteers are inquiring about the health of old persons and are providing them with information on Coronavirus.

Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance 2020 promulgated by President

The Banking Regulation (Amendment) Ordinance, 2020 has been promulgated by President Ram Nath Kovind in an effort to commit and ensure the safety of depositors throughout the various banks. The Ordinance makes an amendment to the Banking Regulation Act, 1949, which is applicable to the co-operative banks. Under the ordinance Section, 45 of the Banking Regulation Act is also amended to facilitate the making of a scheme of reconstruction or amalgamation of a banking company.

MSME Day observed on 27 June

The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Day is observed on 27 June every year to recognize the importance of MSME in achieving the goals of sustainable development and promotion of creativity, innovation and sustainable work for all. The theme for MSME Day 2020 is “COVID-19: The Great Lockdown and its impact on Small Business”.

NASA’s names headquarter building after ‘Mary W.Jackson’

The administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), Jim Bridenstine has announced on 24 June 2020 that the headquarters building of the agency will be named after Mary W. Jackson who was the first African American female engineer at NASA. She gained more recognition after the book titled “Hidden Figures: The American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians Who Helped Win the Space Race” was launched by Margot Lee Shetterly in 2016. The headquarter building of NASA is situated on the ‘Hidden Figures Way’ in Washington, D.C.

Gujarat government launches “At One Click” initiative for MSMEs

The Chief Minister of Gujarat Vijay Rupani has announced an online aid initiative of Rs.1,369 crore for Micro, Small and Medium enterprises and textile industries, on 26 June 2020 called ''At One Click'' for about 13,000 MSMEs in the state. Under the initiative, the state government has facilitated Rs 601 crore aid to bigger industrial units which include the textile industry and aid of Rs.768 crore in bank accounts of 12,247 MSME units in Gujarat. Taking the total to Rs.1,369 crore in aid to 13,000 units in the state.

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