All-India Survey of Migrant Workers and Employment Survey 2021

All-India Survey Of Migrant Workers And All-India Quarterly Establishment-Based Employment Survey: The government of India launched the All-India Survey of Migrant Workers and the All-India Quarterly Establishment-based Employment Survey. Labour and Employment Ministry said the objective of the All-India Survey of Migrant Workers is to study the kind of employment-related migration undertaken by workers. The […]

Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) : Extended Credit

Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS): The government has extended the Rs. 3-lakh-crore Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) until 30th June 2021, and also widened its scope to new sectors, including hospitality, travel, and tourism. ECLGS was rolled out in May 2020 as part of the Centre’s Atmanirbhar package in response to the Covid-19 […]

First Farm-Based Solar Power Plant : PM-KUSUM Scheme

Prime Minister’s Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) scheme: The first farm-based solar power plant under the Prime Minister’s Kisan Urja Suraksha Evam Utthan Mahabhiyan (PM-KUSUM) scheme has come up in Jaipur (Rajasthan) district’s Kotputli tehsil with a provision for the production of 17 lakh units of electricity every year. The PM-KUSUM scheme was […]

Covid-19 Reinfection : Important Data

Covid-19 Reinfection: A team of scientists from the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR) examined the cases of 1,300 individuals who had tested positive for the coronavirus twice. It was found that 58 cases of the 1,300 individuals or 4.5% could be classified as possible reinfections. Worldwide Cases of Reinfection: The first confirmed case was […]

India’s Trade Deficit : Reasons

India’s Trade Deficit: Preliminary data released by the government showed that India’s trade deficit in goods widened to USD 14.11 billion in March 2021 from USD 9.98 billion during March 2020. Merchandise Exports: India’s merchandise exports in March 2021 were USD 34.0 billion as compared to USD 21.49 billion in March 2020, an increase of […]