National Current Affairs 2018

/National Current Affairs 2018

Government to establish National Women Entrepreneurship Council

The Union Ministry of Women and Child Development is considering to establish National Women Entrepreneurship Council (NWEC) .It wil be an influential organization for socio-economic gender parity, financial inclusion and economic empowerment of women in India and to promote entrepreneurship among women. The National Women Entrepreneurship Council (NWEC) will give advice to government on issues [...]

Government launches National Deworming initiative

The Union Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) launched National Deworming Initiative on the occasion of National Deworming Day (observed on 10 February).It aims to reach more than 32.2 crore children aged between 1 to 19 years to combat parasitic worm infections. According to the 2012 report ‘Children in India’, published by the Ministry [...]

Government approves more houses under Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban)

The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs under its flagship Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) has approved the construction of 1,86,777 more affordable houses.The approval was given at the 30th meeting of the Central Sanctioning and Monitoring Committee. Key Points: Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana (Urban) is a new version of Prime Minister’s Housing For All by 2022 [...]