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Top Headlines 2nd January 2021: EducationBro

Top Headlines 2nd January 2021 EducationBro
Top Headlines 2nd January 2021: EducationBro

Top Headlines 2nd January 2021: EducationBro

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1. India, ADB sign USD 10 million loan agreement to support project preparation to expand horticulture in Himachal Pradesh
  • The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $10 million project readiness financing (PRF) to help finance piloting activities, and design and capacity building for an ensuing project that aims to expand horticulture production and farm household income in the hill state of Himachal Pradesh.

2. GST Revenue collection for December 2020 recorded 1,15,174 lakh crore, all time high since implementation of GST - Finance Ministry
  • The gross GST revenue collected in the month of December 2020 is ₹ 1,15,174 crore of which CGST is ₹ 21,365 crore, SGST is ₹ 27,804 crore, IGST is ₹ 57,426 crore (including ₹ 27,050 crore collected on import of goods) and Cess is ₹ 8,579 crore (including ₹ 971 crore collected on import of goods). The total number of GSTR-3B Returns filed for the month of November up to 31st December 2020 is 87 lakhs.

3. India, ADB sign USD 231 million loan MoU to enhance power generation capacity in Assam
  • The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India on 30th December 2020 signed a $ 231 million loan to augment electricity generation capacity in the state of Assam through construction of a 120 megawatts (MW) hydroelectric power plant that will enhance availability of electricity for households.

4. Suneet Sharma takes over the charge of new Chairman & CEO of Railway Board: Quick Highlights
  • Shri SuneetSharma, has taken over the charge of new Chairman & Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Railway Board (Ministry of Railways) and ex-officio Principal Secretary to Government of India. 
  • The appointments committee of the Cabinet has approved the appointment of Shri Suneet Sharma as Chairman & CEO of Railway Board. Prior to this, Shri Suneet Sharma worked as General Manager, Eastern Railway.

5. Vice Admiral Rajat Datta takes over as DG Armed Forces Medical Services
  • Surgeon Vice Admiral Rajat Datta assumed the charge of Director General, Armed Forces Medical Services on 01 Jan 2021.
  • Prior to assuming the present appointment, the Flag Officer held the post of DGMS (Navy) and Comdt, Army Hospital (R&R) Delhi Cantt & Col Comdt.

6. Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum to Re-Open for Public Viewing from January 5
  • The Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex, which was closed for public viewing due to COVID-19 since March 13, 2020, will re-open from January 5, 2021. It will be open on all days (except on Monday and government holidays). Visitors can book their slots online by visiting websites - https://presidentofindia.nic.in or https://rashtrapatisachivalaya.gov.in/ or https://rbmuseum.gov.in/. As earlier, a nominal registration charges of Rs 50/- per visitor will be levied. On the spot booking facility, which was previously available, is temporarily suspended.

7. PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of Light House projects (LHPs) across six states
  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi laid the foundation stone of Light House projects (LHPs) under Global Housing Technology Challenge (GHTC)- at six sites across six States, today through video conference. 
  • PM Modi announced the winners under Affordable Sustainable Housing Accelerators - India (ASHA-India) and gave away annual awards for excellence in implementation of Pradhan Mantri Awas Yojana - Urban (PMAY-U) Mission.

8. Dharmendra Pradhan launches Missed Call Facility for LPG consumers- a major step towards Government’s efforts to boost ease of living
  • Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, in an event in Bhubaneswar, launched Missed Call Facility for LPG consumers, a major step towards government’s efforts to boost ease of living. Indian Oil LPG customers can use single missed call number 8454955555 for refill booking- for all India and for new connection- for Bhubaneshwar City.

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