PIB (4/05/2020): UPSC Current affairs to prepare for UPSC Exam

Local administrations in all parts of the country continue taking initiatives to help the public during the situation arising from COVID-19

  • Different activities incorporate setting up control spaces for helping abandoned individuals, following travel courses and contact people of those in isolate and the individuals who crossed outskirts including lorry drivers, relieving questions; recommending methods for taking care of, treatment and removal of bio-clinical waste; and making game plans for buying and selling of homestead produce 
  • Neighbourhood organizations at the State, region and panchayat levels the whole way across the nation are proceeding to take different activities to check the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic. 
  • Service of Panchayati Raj, Government of India stays in close coordination with State Governments, District specialists and Gram Panchayats to guarantee that lockdown conditions are not damaged and standards of social removing are conscientiously followed. 

Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh lauds Armed Forces for ‘Armed Forces Salutes Corona Warriors’ gestures.

  • Raksha Mantri Shri Rajnath Singh has acknowledged endeavours of the Armed Forces today for completing many exercises at different areas the nation over on the ground, in water and air to Salute the Corona warriors who have been enduringly battling to stop the spread of the infection. 
  • He stated, “The Armed Forces composed a few exercises to offer thanks to the Corona Warriors who are engaging against the pandemic. These forefront warriors are accomplishing estimable work in fortifying the assurance of each one of those associated with India’s battle against COVID-19.” 
  • Alluding to the flypasts and showering of petals by helicopters of IAF, Navy and Coast Guard on medical clinics, he said they saluted the country’s purpose and solidarity in defeating the difficulties presented by COVID19 under the administration of Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi. 

MHA Control Room to be utilised for resolving complaints/issues of Drivers and Transporters on the passage of goods carriers including empty trucks

  • MoRTH authorities being deputed to the MHA Control Room 
  • MHA Helpline Number 1930 and NHAI Helpline number 1033 might be utilized to look for help 
  • So as to guarantee quicker goals of the grievances/issues of the drivers/transporters on the entry of products bearers including void trucks for bury state development the nation over during Lockdown, Union Government has chosen to use the Control Room of Ministry of Home Affairs where officials of the Ministry of Road Transport and Highways (MoRTH) are additionally being deputed for this reason. 

All Stakeholders Must Adopt an Integrated Approach to Come over the Crisis: Shri Nitin Gadkari

  • Association Minister for MSME and Road Transport and Highways, Shri Nitin Gadkari today cooperated by means of video conferencing with the agents of Dalit Indian Chamber of Commerce and Industry (DICCI) on the effect of COVID-19 on MSMEs claimed by SC-ST business visionaries. 
  • During this cooperation, the delegates of DICCI communicated concerns in regards to different difficulties being looked by SC-ST MSMEs in the midst of COVID-19 pandemic alongside scarcely any proposals and mentioned support from the legislature to keep the segment above water. 
  • Shri Gadkari called upon the business that it is should have been guaranteed by enterprises that fundamental preventive measures are taken to forestall the spread of COVID-19. He accentuated on use of PPE (Masks, sanitizer and so on.) and encouraged to keep up social separating standards during business tasks.