Dear Aspirants, Here we provide only important quick points off the Monthly Current Affairs PDF September 2020. It covers important new appointments, important Day with their themes. Awards and honors, Books and Author, important government schemes, app, campaign, etc which are very useful for Railway NTPC, Group D, SSC, Banking, and all competitive examinations.
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|SI No.||Topic||Page Number|
|1||Important Day & Date with Theme||2-4|
|3||Awards and Honors||8-11|
|4||BOOKS & Authors||11-12|
|6||Summit & Conference||14-15|
|8||Science and Technology||16|
|9||Ranking and Index||16-17|
|10||Apps ; Portals ,Scheme, Programme& Campaign||17-18|
September 2020 Important Days with Theme
|Important Days in September|
|Date||Observation Day with Theme|
|1-7 September||National Nutrition Week|
|2nd September||World Coconut Day|
Theme-“Invest in Coconut to save the world”
|4th September||National Wildlife Day|
Theme-“Sustaining all life on Earth”
|5th September||Teacher’s Day in India|
|5th September||International Charity Day|
|8th September||International Literacy Day|
Theme-“Literacy teaching and learning in the COVID19 crisis and beyond”
|2nd Saturday of September||World First Aid Day|
|9th September||Himalaya Diwas (Himalaya Day)|
|9th September||International Day to Protect Education from Attack(1st)|
|10th September||World Suicide Prevention Day|
Theme-“Working together to prevent suicide”
|11th September||Patriot Day|
|12th September||United Nations Day for South Cooperation|
|14th September||Hindi Diwas (Hindi Day)|
|14th September||World Fraternity and Apology Day|
|15th September||Engineer’s Day|
|15th September||International Coastal Cleanup Day|
|15th September||International Day of Democracy|
Theme-“COVID-19: A Spotlight on Democracy”
|16th September||World Ozone Day|
Theme-“Ozone for life: 35 years of ozone layer protection “(It marks 35 years of the Vienna Convention)
|17th September||World Patient Safety Day |
Theme-“Health Worker Safety: A Priority for Patient Safety“
Slogan: Safe health workers, Safe patients
|18th September||International Equal Pay Day First time in 2020|
|3rd Saturday of September||International Coastal Cleanup Day|
|3rd Saturday of September||International Red Panda Day|
|20th September||Railway Police Force (RPF) Foundation Day|
|21st September||International Day of Peace|
Theme-“Shaping Peace Together”
|21st September||World Alzheimer’s Day|
Theme-“Let’s talk about dementia”
|22nd September||World Car Free Day|
|22nd September||Rhino Day (Assam)|
|23rd September||International Day of Sign Languages|
Theme-“Sign Languages Are for Everyone”
|24th September||World Maritime Day|
Theme-“Sustainable shipping for a sustainable planet”
|25th September||World Pharmacist Day |
Theme-“Transforming global health”
|Last Sunday of September||World Rivers Day|
|26th September||International Day for Elimination of Nuclear Weapons|
|26th September||World Environmental Health Day (Launched by the IFEH Council)|
Theme-“Environmental Health A Key Public Health Intervention in Disease Pandemic”
|26th September||Foundation Day of the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR)|
|27th September||World Tourism Day Tourism and Rural Development|
|28th September||World Rabies day|
Theme-“End Rabies: Collaborate, Vaccinate”
|28th September||International Day for Universal Access to Information (IDUAI)|
Theme-“Access to Information – Saving lives, Building Trust, Bringing Hope”
|29th September||International Day of Awareness of Food Loss and Waste |
Theme-“Stop food loss and waste. For the people. For the planet”
|29th September||World Heart Day|
Theme-“Use Heart To Beat Cardiovascular Disease”.
|30th September||International Translation Day|
Theme-“Finding the words for a world in crisis”
|Last Sunday of September||World Deaf Day|
|Last Thursday of September||World Maritime Day|
|Month of September||World Alzheimer’s Month|
September 2020 Appointments
|Name of Person||Designation|
|Aamir Khan||Brand ambassador of Vedantu|
|Aamir Khan||Brand ambassador of Ceat Tyres|
|AK Dixit||The new administrator of Punjab and Maharashtra Co-operative (PMC) Bank|
|Alexander Lukashenko||President of Belarus (6th term)|
|Amitabh Bachchan||Alexa voice assistant of Amazon.com|
|Amitabh Bachchan||Brand ambassador, Reserve Bank For the customer awareness campaign|
|Anil Dhasmana||Chief of National Technical Research Organisation (NTRO)|
|Anil Dhupar||Secretary-general of All India Tennis Association|
|Anil Jain||President of All India Tennis Association|
|Apurva Chandra||Secretary of Ministry of Labour and Employment|
|Arun Srinivas||Director of Global Business Group of Face book|
|Aveek Sarkar||Chairman of Press Trust of India|
|Aveek Sarkar||Chairman of Press Trust of India. He succeeds Vijay Kumar Chopra|
|Ayushmann Khurrana||Brand ambassador of Bajaj Allianz Life|
|Ayushmann Khurrana||Celebrity advocate for children’s rights campaign – ’For Every Child’ UNICEF India|
|Bah Ndaw||Interim President of Mali|
|Bhuvneshwar Kumar and Smriti Mandhana||Brand ambassadors of Playerzpot, sports gaming app|
|Charu Sinha||First woman commander Head the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) formation in the Kashmir Valley|
|Disha Patani||Ambassador of Myntra for Beauty Segment|
|Dr Neena Malhotra||Ambassador of India to Italy|
|Dwayne Bravo||Brand ambassador for “SBOTOP”, sportsbook brand|
|Harivansh||Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha.Replace Manoj Kumar Jha|
|Hemant Khatri||CMD of Hindustan Shipyard Limited|
|Ishmael Toroama||President of Bougainville|
|Jane Fraser||1st female CEO of Citigroup|
|Justice Rohinton Fali Nariman||Chairperson of SC legal services committee|
|K Padmakar||CMD of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd|
|Kenichi Ayukawa||President of Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers (SIAM)|
|Khushi Chindaliya||From Regional Ambassador for India By the United Nations Environment|
|Kiara Advani||Brand Ambassador For Myntra|
|L C Goyal||CMD of India Trade Promotion Organisation (ITPO)|
|M V Raja Sekhar||Director (R&D) of Bharat Electronics|
|M Veeralakshmi||1st woman ambulance driver in Tamil Nadu govt.|
|Manisha Kapoor||Secretary-General of Advertising Standards Council of India|
|Manoj Kumar||Executive Director of International Finance Services Centres Authority (IFSCA – regulates GIFT City)|
|Matthew Hayden& Lisa Singh||Trade envoys to India Australian government|
|Moctar Ouane||Prime Minister of Mali|
|Mohamed Hussein Roble||Prime Minister of Somalia|
|Murali Ramakrishnan||MD & CEO of South Indian Bank. Replaced V G Mathew|
|Mustapha Adib||Prime Minister of Lebanon|
|Narendra Singh Tomar||An additional charge of the Ministry of Food Processing Industries. succeeds Harsimrat Kaur Badal|
|Narendra Singh Tomar||An additional charge of FPI Ministry|
|Neetu David||Chairman of Women’s selection committee. succeeds Hemalata Kala|
|Paresh Rawal||Chairman of National School of Drama|
|Pramod Chandra Mody||Chairman of Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT), gets six-month extension|
|Preeti Sudan||One of its 11 panellists of World Health Organisation’s independent panel for pandemic preparedness|
|R. Masakui||High Commissioner of India to Jamaika|
|Raj Kumar Srivastava||Ambassador of India to the Republic of Croatia.|
|Robin Uthappa||Brand ambassador of Entri|
|Rajat Sud||MD of Energy Efficiency Services Ltd .SS Gopal|
|Rajesh Khullar||Executive Director of the World Bank|
|Rajiv Kumar||Election Commissioner of India|
|Rinki Sethi||The Chief information security officer of Twitter Inc|
|Rohit Rajpal||Treasurer of All India Tennis Association|
|S Aparna||Secretary of Department of Pharmaceuticals|
|S Krishnan||MD & CEO of Punjab & Sind Bank|
|S R Sarma||Chief of Materiel of the Indian Navy|
|Sachin Tendulkar||Brand ambassador of Paytm First Games|
|Sameer Kumar Khare||Executive Director of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), Manila.|
|Shekhar Kapur||President of Film and Television Institute of India( FTII )|
|Simanchala Dash||Advisor to Executive Director of International Monetary Fund|
|Sonu Sood||Brand ambassador of Acer India|
|Subhash Kamath||Chairman of Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI).|
|Sunil Sethi||Advisor of Khadi and Village Industries Commission|
|Suresh Raina||Brand ambassador of Online poker platform 9stacks|
|Usha Padhee||1st woman DG of Bureau of Civil Aviation Security|
|Utpal Kumar Singh||Secretary in Lok Sabha|
|Vinkesh Gulati||35th President Federation of Automobile Dealers Associations (FADA)|
|Vinod Kumar Yadav||CEO of Railway Board|
|Vipin Sondhi||Vice President of SIAM|
|Virat Kohli||Brand ambassador of Great Learning|
|Yashvardhan K. Sinha||Chief Information Commissioner|
|Yoshihide Suga||Prime Minister of Japan|
|Yuvraj Singh||Brand ambassador of Aakash Educational Services Limited|
Awards & Honors
|‘National Energy Leader’ and ‘Excellent Energy Efficient Unit’ award||Hyderabad|
|National Teachers Award 2020||Roohi Sultana|
|Board Rashtriya Khel Protsahan Puruskar 2020||Air Force Sports Control Board (Air Marshal MSG Menon received the award)|
|AIMA Chanakya National Management Games(NMG)2020||NTPC Vallur from Tamil Nadu|
|TiE50 award||IIT Madras incubated Agnikul Cosmos|
|Indira Gandhi Peace Prize 2019||Sir David Attenborough.|
He is an English broadcaster and a historian
|Lifetime Achievement Award Euromoney Awards of Excellence 2020||Aditya Puri (MD, HDFC Bank)|
|Dayton Literary Peace Prize’s lifetime achievement award 2020||Margaret Atwood (Canadian writer)|
|Asia Game Changer Award 2020||Vikas Khanna (Skytrax Miichelin star chef)|
|2020 cohort of 17 young leaders for the Sustainable Development Goals||Udit Singhal|
|PATA Grand Award 2020||Kerala Tourism|
|Golden Pen of Freedom Award||Jineth Bedoya Lima (Colombian journalist)|
|James Dyson India Award 2020||Shashank Nimkar from the National Institute of Design (Ahmedabad) For his invention: ‘Earth Tatva’|
|Leaders Award in the Mega Large Business, Process Sector category 2020.||GAIL (India) Limited|
|United Nations award||Kerala For its “outstanding contribution” towards the non-communicable diseases related to sustainable development goals|
|Gan Samragni Lata Mangeshkar award for the year 2020 21||Usha Mangeshkar|
|SDG Special Humanitarian Action Award||Sonu Sood|
|Ig Psychology Prize 2020||Miranda Giacomin of Canada and Nicholas Rule from the USA|
|PATA Grand Title Winners 2020:|
|PATA Grand Title Category||winner|
|Marketing||‘Human by Nature Print Campaign’ by Kerala Tourism, India|
|Sustainability||‘Anurak Community Lodge’ by YAANA Ventures, Thailand|
|In Human Capital Development||‘Unleashing Greatness’ by MGM China, Macao, China|
|Biju Patnaik Sports Award|
|For outstanding performance in sports and games.||Jayanti Behera and Deep Grace Ekka|
|Biju Patnaik Bravery Award||Purnima Giri and Sabita Giri|
|Biju Patnaik Sports Award for excellence in coaching||Satya Ranjan Patnaik.|
|For coaching to sports persons with disability||Siba Prasad Das|
|Ig Nobel Prize 2020 for Medical Education|
|Prime Minister Narendra Modi||India|
|Boris Johnson||United Kingdom|
|Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador||Mexico|
|Recep Tayyip Erdogan||Turkey|
|All India Football Federation(AIFF) awards 2019-20|
|The complete list of 2019-20 AIFF AWARDS|
|Men’s Footballer of the Year||Gurpreet Singh Sandhu.|
|Women’s Player of the Year||Sanju Yadav.|
|Men’s Emerging Footballer of the Year||Anirudh Thapa.|
|Emerging Women’s Footballer of the Year||Ratanbala Devi.|
|Best Assistant Referee||P. Vaira Muthu (from Tamil Nadu).|
|Best Referee||L. Ajit Kumar Meetei (from Manipur).|
|Best Grassroots Development Programme||West Bengal (based on E licence courses and Golden Baby Leagues).|
72nd Emmy award 2020
Here’s the winners’ list of the Emmy Awards 2020:
- Drama Series: Succession
- Supporting Actress in a Drama Series: Julia Garner, Ozark
- Supporting Actor in a Drama Series: Billy Crudup, The Morning Show
- Outstanding Directing for a Drama Series: Succession
- Outstanding Writing for a Drama Series: Succession
- Lead Actress in a Drama Series: Zendaya, Euphoria
- Lead Actor in a Drama Series: Jeremy Strong, Succession
- Limited Series: Watchmen
- Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie: Uzo Aduba, Mrs. America
- Supporting Actor in a Limited Series or Movie: Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Watchmen
- Outstanding Directing for a Limited Series, Movie or Dramatic Special: Unorthodox
- Outstanding Writing for a Limited Series: Watchmen
- Lead Actor in a Limited Series or Movie: Mark Ruffalo, I Know This Much Is True
- Lead Actress in a Limited Series or Movie: Regina King, Watchmen
- Comedy Series: Schitt’s Creek
- Supporting Actress in a Comedy Series: Annie Murphy, Schitt’s Creek
- Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series: Daniel Levy, Schitt’s Creek
- Outstanding Directing for a Comedy Series: Schitt’s Creek
- Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series: Schitt’s Creek
- Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Eugene Levy, Schitt’s Creek
- Lead Actress in a Comedy Series: Catherine O’Hara, Schitt’s Creek
- Competition Program: RuPaul’s Drag Race
- Variety Talk Series: Last Week Tonight with John Oliver
- Outstanding Television Movie: Bad Education
Books & Authors
|Books||Name of Author/Released by|
|A bouquet of flowers||Dr. Krishna Saksena |
(Launched by Rajnath Singh)
|A Promised Land (book will be released in 25 languages)||Barack Obama|
(Published by Penguin Random House)
|AZADI: Freedom. Fascism. Fiction||Arundhati Roy |
(Published by Penguin Books Limited)
|Breaking The Cocoon @ 40||Radha Nair|
|Fauja Singh Keeps Going||Baljinder Kaur|
|Invertonomics||Goonmeet Singh Chauhan |
(published by Harper Collins, India)
|Kitchens of Gratitude||Vikas Khanna |
(Published by Penguin Random House India)
|Let Us Dream||Pope Francis and his biographer Austen Ivereigh|
|My Life In Design||Gauri Khan|
|My Story in My Own Words, Nothing To Lose||Manbeena Sandhu |
(published by Harper Collins, India)
|Sach Kahun Toh||Neena Gupta |
(Published under Penguin ‘Ebury Press’ imprint)
|The Big Thoughts of Little Luv (story of the twins Luv and Kusha)||Karan Johar|
|The Commonwealth of Cricket: A Lifelong Love Affair with the Most Subtle and Sophisticated Game Known to Humankind||Ramachandra Guha |
(co-published by HarperCollins, India and William Collins, UK)
|The End of an Era; India Exits Tibet||Claude Arpi|
|The House of Jaipur: The Inside Story of India’s Most Glamorous Royal Family||John Zubrzycki|
|The One and Only Sparkella’ (Feiwel & Friends)||Channing Tatum|
|The Very, Extremely, Most Naughty Asura Tales for Kids||Anand Neelakantan|
|Voices of Dissent||Romila Thapar |
(Published by Penguin Random House India and Seagull Books)
|“The Little Book of Green Nudges”||Launched by the United Nations Environment Programme.|
- Lewis Hamilton wins Belgian Grand Prix to secure the 89th victory of career.
- Pierre Gasly (Scuderia AlphaTauri, France) wins Formula One (F1)Italian Grand Prix 2020
- Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Belgian Grand Prix 2020
- Pierre Gasly wins F1 Italian Grand Prix 2020
- Police Officer Poonam Khatri crowned Wushu World Champion
- India’s P Iniyan wins World Open Online Chess Tournament
- Japan’s Naomi Osaka wins US Open Tennis Tournament
- Lewis Hamilton wins F1 Tuscan Grand Prix 2020
- Dominic Thiem wins US Open Men’s Tennis Tournament 2020
- Valtteri Bottas wins Russian Grand Prix 2020
- Colonel Dr. Girija Mungali named in AFC task-force
- Former cricketer Ash Barty wins Golf Club Championship.
- Fed Cup renamed as Billie Jean King Cup to honour the legendary player.
- Gurpreet(Indian football team goalkeeper), Sanju (Indian footballer)declared winners of the AIFF Player of the Year Awards.
- Valtteri Bottas wins the Russian Russian Grand Prix.
- Sumit Nagal becomes 1st Indian to win a grand slam singles main draw match in 7 years.
- A parachutist Raphael Domjan has completed the world’s first jump from a solar-powered aircraft.
- England cricketer Ian Bell announces retirement will retire from all forms of cricket.
- Thomas and Uber Cup Finals postponed to 2021 by BWF.
2020 Italian Open title Winners List:
|Category||Name of the Sportsperson|
|Men’s Single||Novak Djokovic|
|Women’s Single||Simona Halep|
|Men’s Double||Marcel Granollers and Horacio Zeballos|
|Women’s Double||Hsieh Su-wei and Barbora Strycova|
US Open 2020 winners list
140th edition of tennis’s US Open Grand Slam Tennis Tournament was held o 31st August to 13th September 2020, at the New YorkCity, US.
|Events||Winner/ Champion||Runners Up|
|Men’s Singles||Dominic Thiem (Austria)||Alexander Zverev (Germany)|
|Women’s Singles||Naomi Osaka (Japan)||Victoria Azarenka (Belarus)|
|Men’s Doubles||Mate Pavic (Croasia)&|
Nikola Mektic (Croasia)
|Women’s Doubles||Laura Siegemund (Germany)&|
|Nicole Melichar(United States) &XuYifan(China)|
|Wheelchair Men’s Singles||Shingo Kunieda (Japan)||Alfie Hewett (United Kingdom)|
|Wheelchair Women’s Singles||Diede de Groot (Netherlands)||YuiKamiji(Japan)|
|Wheelchair Men’s Doubles||Alfie Hewett (United Kingdom)Gordon Reid(United Kingdom)||StephaneHoudet (France)Nicolas Peifer (France)|
|Wheelchair Women’s Doubles||YuiKamiji (Japan)JordanneWhiley(United Kingdom)||Marjolein Buis (Netherlands )Diede de Groot (Netherlands )|
|Wheelchair Quad Singles||Sam Schroder(Netherlands)||Dylan Alcott(Austria)|
|Wheelchair Quad Doubles||Dylan Alcott (Australia)Andy Lapthorne(United Kingdom)||Sam Schroder (Netherlands)David Wagner(United States)|
Summits & Conferences
- The Cycling Federation of India (CFI) to host the first-ever Cycling Summit in 2021.
- 35th Session of the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific (APRC 35)was held in virtual format due to the global COVID-19 pandemic.
- PM Modi to inaugurate Vaishwik Bharatiya Vaigyanik (VAIBHAV) Summit on 2nd October 2020.
- The Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology and NITI Aayogwill organize a summit on Artificial Intelligence (AI), RAISE 2020- ‘Responsible AI for Social Empowerment 2020′ from 5th-9th October 2020.
- UN and UK to co-host Global Climate Summit 2020 United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP 26)to be held in Glasgow, Scotland in November 2021. The Conference was held under the Chair of the Host Country,
- Bangladesh will host the 36th Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific in 2022
- Prahlad Singh Patel virtually attends the 5th BRICS Culture Ministers’ Meet was held under the chairpersonship of the Russian Federation.
- Saudi Arabia chairs G20 Education Ministers Meeting.
- V Muraleedharan participates in the 27th ASEAN regional forum.
- International Solar Alliance (ISA) hosts the World Solar Technology Summit.
- India and the United States held a bilateral 2+2 Inter-sessional meeting in virtual mode.
- External Affairs Minister of the Republic of India, Shri Jaishankar, chaired the customary meeting of IBSA Foreign Ministers through video conferencing.
- M Venkaiah Naidu inaugurated the 4th Global Ayurveda Summit virtually.
- 3 member committee headed by Lt. Gen. Shekatkar to review the effective utilisation of the Armed Forces Headquarters Civil Services (AFHQ CS) cadre.
|Countries / Organization||Purpose|
|Ministry of Defence (MoD) with BEML, TPCL & L&T||For supply of six Pinaka Regiments to the Regiment of Artillery of the Indian Army.|
|Infosys with Kaleidoscope Innovation firm||For product design.|
|Andhra Pradesh and Lawrencedale Agro Processing India (LEAF)||To expand the scope of food processing in the State.|
|WhatsApp with Cyber Peace Foundation (CPF)||To create awareness of cyber safety among students.|
|India & Japan||For Reciprocal Provision of Supplies & Services|
|National Skill Development Corporation (NSDC) and LinkedIn||To provide access to free learning resources for digital skills|
|NITI Aayog & Embassy of the Netherlands||Statement of Intent|
|Asian Development Bank (ADB)& Suguna Foods Private Limited||To help the company build inventory buffers and make timely payments to contract farmers and suppliers|
|TikTok with Oracle||Technology partner for its US operations|
|Rajasthan Govt with SIDBI||To develop its MSME ecosystem|
|SBI General Insurance inks corporate agency agreement with YES Bank||Will distribute the general insurer’s retail products to its customers.|
|Titan Company with the SBI||To launch India’s first contactless payment watches named “Titan Pay”.|
|India & Denmark||On Intellectual Property|
|Google Pay with Visa||For card-based payments with tokenization|
|ITBP with Uttarakhand govt||To promote adventure tourism|
|Ministry of AYUSH partners with Ministry WCD||To control Malnutrition|
|Volvo Car India with HDFC Bank||To launch Volvo Car Financial Services|
|HCL & Google Cloud||For HCL’s Actian portfolio|
Science & Technology
- IIT Delhi launches ‘‘Chakr DeCoV’’ to decontaminate N95 masks
- World’s Largest Solar Tree has been developed by the CSIR-CMERI in Durgapur, West Bengal. Its annual capacity to generate 12,000-14,000 units of Clean and Green Power while its installed capacity is above 11.5 kWp.
- IIT-Bombay students launch AI-based scanning app “AIR Scanner”
- Vodafone Idea rebrands itself as ‘Vi’
- Jammu & Kashmir Government launched the online portal, Smart Performance Appraisal Report Recording Online Window (SPARROW)for Administrative Service Officers (JKAS) for bringing more transparency.
- Social Justice and Empowerment Ministry have launched a toll-free mental health rehabilitation helpline “KIRAN”.The helpline number is 1800-500-0019 will provide relief and support to persons with mental illness.
- DRDO successfully tests a Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle (HSTDV), which is scramjet technology for hypersonic missiles with the ability to travel at six times the speed of sound.
- DRDO successfully test-fires ABHYAS from Balasore in
- IIT Madras develops a “MOUSHIK” microprocessor for the Internet of things (IoT) devices.
- BrahMos surface-to-surface Missile featuring Indigenous Booster successfully flight tested from ITR, Balasore in
- India launches first-ever direct cargo ferry with the Maldives
Ranking and Index of September 2020
|Index||India’s Rank||Top||Released By|
|Global Economic Freedom Index 2020||105th||Hong Kong and Singapore||Canada’s Fraser Institute|
|World Bank’s Human Capital Index||116th||–||World Bank|
|World Risk Report 2020||89th||Spot Qatar|
|United Nations University’s Institute for Environment and Human Security & calculated by the International Law of Peace and Armed Conflict|
|Global Innovation Index 2020||48th||Switzerland||World Intellectual Property Organization|
|Global Smart City Index||Hyderabad (85), New Delhi (86), Mumbai (93), Bangalore (95)||Singapore||The Institute for Management Development|
Apps,Portals,Scheme, Programme& Campaign
- Union Minister of Education launches mobile app “English Pro”.
- Punjab government rolls out ‘I Rakhwali’ App to ensure greenery and to protect the environment.
- Haryana CM launches Educational WhatsAppChatbot “Apka Mitra” for UnderGraduate (UG)
- Karnataka CM inaugurates flyover in Bengaluru named after Veer Savarkar.
- Bank of India (BOI) has launched an international contactless debit card, “Signature Visa Debit Card” for high net worth individuals who are maintaining an average quarterly balance of Rs 10 lakhs and above.
- PM Modi inaugurates Patrika Gate in Jaipur, Rajasthan.
- PM Modi to launch “Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana”.
- Andhra Pradesh CM launches ‘YSR Sampoorna Poshana’ scheme to provide nutritious food to pregnant women, lactating mothers, and children.
- Andhra Pradesh CM flags off south India’s first Kisan rail from Anantapur in Andhra Pradesh to Adarsh Nagar Railway Station in
- Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviyahas launched a dispute redressal mechanism named “SAROD-Ports” (Society for Affordable Redressal of Disputes-Ports) to facilitate affordable and timely resolution of disputes for the maritime sector.
- Hubballi railway station to be renamed after Shree Siddharoodha Swamiji.
- Meghalaya launched India’s largest “Piggery Mission” to reduce the annual import of Pork worth Rs 150 Crore and make Meghalaya self-sufficient (“Aatma Nirbhar”) in pork production over the next 3 years.
- Indian Navy and Russian Navy has commenced the 11th edition of a biennial bilateral maritime exercise “INDRA NAVY”.
- Union Cabinet approves the “Mission Karmayogi” National Programme for Civil Services Capacity Building (NPCSCB) to prepare the Indian Civil Servant for the future.
- Madhya Pradesh government launches ‘Gandagi Bharat Chhodo’
- PM Modi addresses the ‘Grih Pravesham’ event in MP to delivered pucca houses.
- Odisha’s government launches the ‘GARIMA’ scheme for sanitation workers to ensure the economic safety and social dignity of core sanitation workers in the state.
- Maharashtra Govt launches ‘My Family, My Responsibility’ campaign to curb the spread of coronavirus pandemic.
- Karnataka Govt launches the “Arthika Spandana” loan disbursal programme.
- ICICI Home Finance launched the “Apna Ghar Dreamz” Home Loan Scheme.
- Gujarat government launches “Mukhyamantri Mahila Utkarsh Yojana(MMUY)” to provide interest-free loans to women’s groups in the state.
- PM Modi launches the “Ghar Tak Fibre” scheme in Bihar.
- PM Modi launched “Fit India Age Appropriate Fitness Protocols”.
- Assam Govt launched “Mukhyamantrir Grammya Paribahan Achoni Yojana” for Light Motor Vehicle Service would be launched in all the villages of the state to improve rural connectivity and generate employment in the villages.
- Rajasthan CM approves “Moksha Kalash Yojana-2020” to allow free bus travel to two members of the family of the deceased to immerse ashes of their loved ones in the Ganga in Haridwar.
- Uttar Pradesh Govt launches a unified portal ‘U-Rise’ for students to provide them with practical and technical knowledge.
- Dr. Harsh Vardhan launches ICMR’s vaccine web portal.
|Person Name||Associated Field|
|Amitabha Ghosh||Former Reserve Bank of India’s (RBI)|
|Ang Rita Sherpa (snow leopard)||The first man to climb Mount Everest 10 times|
|Ashalata Wabgaonkar||Marathi actress|
|Bibhuranjan Choudhury||Assam musician, singer, lyricist, and actor|
|David Capel||Former England cricket all-rounder|
|Dean Jones||Former Australia cricketer (a part of IPL official broadcaster’s commentary panel)|
|Dr. G S Amur||Critic and versatile writer|
|Dr. Mahesh Kumar Dwivedy||Former DIG of BSF|
|Dr. Sivaramakrishna Iyer Padmavati||Cardiologist (‘Godmother of cardiology’)|
|Dr. Govind Swarup||Father of India’s Radio Astronomy|
|Isher Judge Ahluwalia||Economist|
|Jaswant Singh||Former Union minister|
|Jaya Prakash Reddy||Telugu actor|
|Jiri Menzel Czech||Film Director|
|John Turner||Former Canadian Prime Minister|
|Kapila Vatsyayan||Scholar, author, and connoisseur of the arts|
|Kesavananda Bharati||The petitioner in landmark SC judgment|
|R J Shahaney||Ashok Leyland’s Chairman|
|Raghuvansh Prasad Singh||Former Union Minister for Rural Development|
|Sadashiv Raoji Patil||Former Indian Cricket player|
|SP Balasubrahmanyam||Playback singer|
|Suresh Angadi||Minister of State for Railways|
|Swami Agnivesh||Social activist (In 1981, he founded the organisation Bandhua Mukti Morcha (BMM))|
|Syeda Anwara Taimur||Assam’s only woman CM|
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