National Current Affairs 2018

/National Current Affairs 2018

South Asia Region Public Procurement Conference held in New Delhi.

The Fifth edition of South Asia Region Public Procurement Conference was held in New Delhi which  was hosted by Public Procurement Division (PPD) of Ministry of Finance and All India Management Association (AIMA). Key Points: South Asia Region Public Procurement Conference The Conference was held under auspices of South Asia Region Public Procurement Network (SARPPN), which [...]

Government to ban cryptocurrencies from its payments system.

The Union Finance Ministry is planning to ban cryptocurrencies from payments system and at the same time appoint regulator to oversee unregulated exchanges that trade in crypto assets. Key Points: ban cryptocurrencies The Dinesh Sharma committee constituted by the Government to look into issues relating to cryptocurrencies will finalise its recommendations by submitting its report in [...]

Solar Cities scheme Development : 60 Solar Cities to be developed

Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) under its Solar Cities scheme Development scheme has sanctioned development of 60 Solar Cities including 13 Pilot and 5 Model Cities up to 12th Five-year Plan period (2012–2017). Key Points:Solar Cities scheme Development The Solar City aims at minimum 10% reduction in projected demand of conventional energy at the [...]