PIB (28/12/2019): UPSC Current affairs to prepare for UPSC Exam

MoH&UA to Organise consultative workshop with States & UTs on “Shehri Samridhi Utsav 2020”

  • National Urban Livelihoods Mission (DAY-NULM) under the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs organizes a consultative meeting in New Delhi.
  • In addition, the workshop discusses the learning from the first edition of the SSU 2019 and the strategy and roadmap for the coming edition of SSU 2020.
  • Also, the workshop will take up the issue of skill development of urban beneficiaries in the plumbing sector.

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launches the DefExpo 2020 mobile app.

  • Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh launches the mobile app of the forthcoming DefExpo 2020, available on the Apple App Store and Android Play Store.
  • Besides, the Department of Defence Production, Ministry of Defence (MoD) develops the app with the aim to engage with the visitors as well as exhibitors.
  • Consequently, Over 880 exhibitors register for the DefExpo making it the largest ever.

Three Technology Development Projects Inaugurated

  • In particular,8 Centers of Excellence for Technology Development Established by the Department of Heavy Industry (DHI).
  • Besides, Secretary, DHI, Dr. A.R. Sihag inaugurate three Technology Development Projects at IISc and Central Manufacturing Technology Institute (CMTI) Bengaluru.
  • Meanwhile, the Ministry of Heavy Industries and Public Enterprises has launched a pilot scheme in November 2014 for the enhancement of competitiveness in the Indian capital goods sector.