🍀 According to the government of India, all the 640 districts of the country have been covered under the Beti Bachao Beti Padhao Scheme (BBBP), its aimed at addressing the declining Child Sex Ratio and enabling girl child education.
🍀 The Ministry of Culture announced that Archaeological Survey of India (ASI) declared 6 monuments as ‘protected and of national importance’ under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958, in 2018.
🍀 Prime Minister Narendra Modi has launched projects worth more than Rs 4,500 crore in Odisha.
🍀 Maharashtra Government announced distribution of free sops to encourage farmers to enrol in the Atal Solar Krishi Pump Yojana.
🍀 Vijay Mallya has became the first person to be declared a ‘fugitive economic offender’ under Section 12 of the Fugitive Economic Offenders’ Act, 2018 by a special Prevention of Money Laundering Act (PMLA) Court in Mumbai.
🍀 SoftBank Ventures Korea, the early-stage investment vehicle of Japanese internet conglomerate SoftBank Group, has renamed itself SoftBank Ventures Asia and will focus on finding artificial intelligence-related startups globally, with an emphasis on Asia.
🍀 The United Bank of India (UBI) and Srei Equipment Finance have entered into an agreement for financing the Micro, Small and Medium enterprises (MSME) and agriculture sector.
🍀 The government of India merged three Regional Rural Banks- Punjab Gramin Bank, Malwa Gramin Bank, and Sutlej Gramin Bank.
🍀 The Water Resources Minister of Andhra Pradesh (AP), Devineni Umamaheswar Rao received the ‘Central Board of Irrigation and Power Award-2019‘ for better planning and construction of Polavaram Irrigation Project on the Godavari River.
🍀 S. Vijay Kumar has presented the‘Ramnath Goenka Excellence in Journalism’ Award for Investigative Reporting (Print category).
🍀 Dr Rakesh Aggarwal has been assumed charge as the new director of Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education & Research (JIPMER), Puducherry.
🍀 China tested its most powerful non-nuclear weapon, dubbed as the ‘Mother of All Bombs’.