PIB (18/07/2019): UPSC Current affairs to prepare for UPSC exam


Atomic Plants Expansion Program

  • We need to upgrade the wellsprings of force age for whole deal quality. Government is drawing up an exhaustive course of action, crossing next 15 to 20 years, to extend the enthusiasm for nuclear power age.
  • Budgetary distribution up to ₹ 3,000 crore for every annum, together with open part speculations, will be utilized to encourage the required venture for this reason.”


Tobacco Export to China

  • India and China have not gone into any understanding for trading Indian tobacco to China. It is normal that marking of said convention will drive in general fare of FCV tobacco, fundamentally delivered in the State of Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka, to China.
  • The shippers of tobacco must acquire the import isolate grant from GACC before exchange contracts are signed.The tobacco leaves must be safely bundled in airproof approach to counteract the pollution of isolate bothers.


Change in Import Tariff by US

  • India’s respective relations with Iran, and the United States remain alone legitimacy and are not impacted by relations between different nations.
  • The U.S. forced extra tax of 25% and 10% on steel and aluminum individually under segment 232 of Trade Expansion Act, 1962 in March, 2018 on a worldwide premise.


Strategy for Digital Economy

  • The Government has as of late presented National Policy on Electronics (NPE) and National Policy on Software Products (NPSP) in 2019 for the developing computerized economy.
  • The system looks to set up a culture of protection by structure and advancing ideas, for example, assent system, reason restriction, stockpiling impediment, and information minimization among different other security situated ideas.


Look East Agenda

  • Under the 3 Lines of Credit worth about USD 8 billion reached out by India to Bangladesh, GoI has embraced a few tasks to upgrade network with our North East Region through Bangladesh.
  • Act East Policy centers around fortifying India’s relations with nations in the prompt and stretched out neighborhood toward the east. ASEAN-India Plan of Action (2016-20) embraced at the thirteenth ASEAN-India Foreign Ministers’ Meeting held in Kuala Lumpur in August 2015.


Effectiveness of NIA ought not be debased on political contemplations: Shri Amit Shah

  • According to Home Ministry information, as on 30.06.19, out of 272 cases enlisted charge sheets have been documented in 199 cases; indictment is over in 51 cases and feelings has been accomplished in 46 cases.
  • Their working does not rely upon political command, however on guideline of law. Shri Shah consoled the House that no office could ever be abused under this Government.


Steps Taken to Deal with Cyber Crime and Cyber Security

  • Focal Government has found a way to spread mindfulness about digital violations, issue of cautions/warnings, limit building/preparing of law requirement staff/investigators/legal officials, improving digital crime scene investigation offices and so on.
  • The Central Government has revealed a plan for foundation of Indian Cyber Crime Coordination Center (I4C) to deal with issues identified with cybercrime in the nation in an extensive and composed way.


Study for kid work restoration

  • According to the overhauled National Child Labor Project (NCLP) rules a whole of Rs. 4 lakhs for each locale to be studied can be spent on the overview.
  • According to the NCLP rules, the reviews are required to be directed by the concerned NCLP social orders inside a long time since the last overview.


Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga Project

The Government has taken different approach activities to build the residential creation of raw petroleum and flammable gas which include: –

  • Arrangement structure to streamline the working of Production Sharing Contracts in Pre-NELP and NELP Blocks;
  • New Domestic Natural Gas Pricing Guidelines-2014;
  • Arrangement for Extension of Production Sharing Contracts;


Amazing India Campaign Wins Pata Gold Award 2019

  • The Ministry of Tourism, as a feature of its limited time activities every year discharges Global Media Campaigns under the ‘Unfathomable India’ brand-line in the Television, Print, Digital and Social Media, in key and potential source showcases abroad.
  • This arrangement of transformative encounters was brought alive through remarkable narrating in the configuration of life accounts of voyagers, with the slogan “Locate the Incredible You”.





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