RAJASTHAN CURRENT AFFAIRS 2021 – 8th July

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NATIONAL AFFAIRS:

  • A new ministry ‘Ministry of Co-operation’ formed by central govt to provide a separate administrative, legal, and policy framework for solidification of the Co-operative Movement in India’.
  • Department of Public Enterprise submerged to Finance Ministry from Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprise.
  • Coal Ministry releases statistics suggesting decrease in the coal production by 2% in FY 2021.
  • Yatra Travel Agency joins hand with Ministry of Tourism to strengthen the Hospitality and Tourism sector in the country.
  • 54th round of quarterly survey based on order books, inventories and capacity utilization on Manufacturing sector released by RBI.
  • Indian Overseas Bank beats Punjab National Bank to become second most valued Public Sector Bank with market capitalization of 50,000 crores.
  • North Eastern Development Finance Corporation Limited (NEDFi) appoints PVSLN Murty as its new Chairman and Managing Director.
  • Institute of Chartered Accountants of India launched an application ‘ICAI BOS’ on the occasion of CA Day.
  • ‘Matsya Setu’ App launched by Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairy to promote technologies among aqua farmers.
  • Olympic Gold medalist in Hockey, Legend Keshav Datt passed away.

INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS:

  • Indian Economist Kaushik Basu honoured with Humboldt Research Award for Economics for 2021.
  • 8th BRICS meeting of Education Ministers held virtually. MoS Sanjay Dhotre represented India.
  • AFC Women’s Asia Cup Football tournament 2022 to be held in Mumbai and Pune, India.
  • Maana Patel 1st Indian female swimmer and Jabir 1st Indian male athlete to participate in 400m hurdles at Tokyo Olympics 2020.

RAJASTHAN STATE AFFAIRS:

  • MP Bhupendra Yadav of Rajasthan takes oath as Union Cabinet Minister of Labour and Environment Ministry.
  • Project Bamboo Oasis on Land in Drought (BOLD) initiated in Nikalmandawa village of Udaipur district.
  • State govt proposes to offer discount to retailers on e-vehicles based upon GST return and Battery capacity of the vehicle.
  • Rajasthan’s State Legal Service Authority to organize First National Lok Adalat of 2021 on 10 July.
  • CM Gehlot announced to establish Ortho-Spine Unit in Mahatma Gandhi Hospital of Jodhpur.
  • Lakshman Singh and Ashok Lahoti appointed as member of Rajasthan State Finance Commission.
  • Dr Menaka Bhupesh received Dr Ambedkar Women Welfare Award.
  • Ganga Singh Gautam honoured with the title of Rajasthan Bunkar Award.

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