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Rajasthan Current Affairs 2021 – 17th August

Published on August 17, 2021 by Just Prep Raj |
Last Updated on March 15, 2023 by Just Prep Raj


Pradhan Mantri Jan Dhan Yojana (National Mission of Financial Inclusion) marks its 7th anniversary.On 75th celebration of Independence, PM Modi gives vision of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas and Sabka Prayas’ for next 25 years.PM Modi launched ‘Gati Shakti’ programme as National Infrastructure Master Plan.75 Vande Bharat Train to connect whole India within 75 weeks of Amrit Mahotsav of Independence.Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs launched a logo and brand ‘SonChiraiya’ to boost market products of Urban Self-Help groups.A report on Minority Schools of India released by NCPCR (The National Commission for Protection of Child Rights) suggests to include Minority under Right to Education.National Automobile Scrappage Policy to dump old and inefficient and polluting vehicles, launched by PM Modi in virtual Investor Summit 2021 held in Gujarat.Padma Bhushan Mian Bashir Ahmed, a Gujjar leader, passed away.PROOF (Photographic Record of On-Site Facility) application launched by J&K Lieutenant Governor Manoj Sinha to supervise time bound project completion.


East African Community and India virtually sign a Joint Action Plan to strengthen trade activities and faster clearance of goods.Sanjay Agarwal from Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare represented India at BRICS working group on Agriculture 2021 on theme ‘BRICS Partnership for Strengthening Agro Biodiversity for Food and Nutrition Security’.Zambia: Hakainde Hichilema wins 2021 election to become the new President of the country.Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin resigns from his position and become shortest ruling leader of the country.General Insurance Corporation of India to close Dubai office and shift to Gujarat International Finance Tec-City (GIFT City).World’s largest cattle genomic chip ‘IndiGau’ released by India to conserve indigenous varieties of cattle breeds.Indian athlete Neeraj Chopra ranked second in World Athletics Men’s Javelin Throw.


Panther Education Society of Jodhpur awarded with first prize for providing best service under Indra Rasoi Yojna during pandemic.Pilot Project of Digital Settlement launched by State Revenue Board in 12 tehsils.According to data, ‘Rate of Conviction’ in Rajasthan is 45% while overall India is 23%.State govt declares 85 villages of 11 districts as hailstorm affected.Rajasthan’s first ICU facility in Community Health Centre launched at Choti Sadari of Pratapgarh.CM Gehlot approves a budget of Rs. 2,000 crores for CM Krashak Saathi Yojana to offer support to families of bereaved farmers.Agricultural and Animal Husbandry Minister Lal Chand Katariya orders to connect registered organic farmers with Raj Kisan Jaivik app.

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