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Current Affairs 12 June 2020

Current Affairs 12 June 2020

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Current Affairs 12 June 2020 includes all newspapers such as The Hindu, The Economic Times, Business Standard, Times of India, PTI, Indian Express, and all Government official websites.

Current Affairs 12 June 2020
1. World Day Against Child Labour
  • Every year World Wind day is observed on 15 June globally to promote clean energy.
  • For World Day Against Child Labour this year, the focus is, “COVID-19 – Protect children from child labour now, more than ever”. 
  • There are more than 10 million child labourers in India, according to the last census, and many are kept confined to the workplace by employers.
Current Affairs 12 June 2020
2. Govt approves Rs. 1,280 Cr for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in MP during 2020-21
  • Govt approved Rs 1,280 Cr for implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission in MP in 2020-21.
  • With an amount of Rs 244.95 Cr as unspent balance & this year’s Central allocation & matching State share, Rs 3,093 Cr will be available with the State this year.
  • JJM was launched on 15 August 2019 (73rd Independence Day).
Current Affairs 12 June 2020
3. Uttarakhand opens biodiversity park in Haldwani to encourage conservation
  • The Uttarakhand forest department opened a biodiversity park in Haldwani to encourage conservation of flora, especially medicinal plants.
  • The park has 40 thematic sections.
  • Food products from India’s hills and mountains are labelled as Super Foods.
  • Nanda Devi National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage site.
Current Affairs 12 June 2020
4. Ministry of Tourism brings out the ‘Hidden Treasures of Chhattisgarh’ through 30th webinar under Dekho Apna Desh series
  • Ministry of Tourism’s celebrated 30th Dekho Apna Desh webinar series showcased the ‘Hidden Treasures of Chhattisgarh’.
  • Dekho Apna Desh Webinar Series is an effort to showcase India’s rich diversity under ‘Ek Bharat Shreshtha Bharat programme’.
  • Chhattisgarh came into being on 2000 & is 9th largest state.
Current Affairs 12 June 2020
5. Mumbai most expensive Indian city for expats, 19th most expensive in Asia: Survey
  • According to Mercer’s ‘2020 Cost of Living Survey’, Mumbai is the 60th most expensive city for expatriates globally, while it ranks 19th in Asia.
  • Mumbai is followed by New Delhi (101st globally) and Chennai (143rd globally).
  • Bengaluru (171) & Kolkata (185) are the least expensive cities.
Current Affairs 12 June 2020
6. CSIR-IHBT partners with Himachal Pradesh to boost saffron, hing production
  • To meet the demand of saffron and hing (asafoetida) in the country the Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology and the Department of Agriculture, Himachal Pradesh, have forged partnership based on their mutual strengths to increase the production.
  • CSIR-IHBT is located in Palampur, Himachal Pradesh.
Current Affairs 12 June 2020
7. ‘Rozgar Setu Portal’ inaugurated in MP to provide work to migrant labourers
  • MP is the 1st Indian state that has completed the survey of all migrant labourers & started to provide jobs according to their skill.
  • Employers can select labourers as per their requirements & labourers can get their appointment letter through the portal.
  • Madhya Pradesh CM : Shivraj Singh Chouhan.
Current Affairs 12 June 2020
8. Migrants to receive COVID care via Ayushman Bharat scheme
  • Government is preparing a list of migrant workers from across states to offer health insurance benefits under the flagship Ayushman Bharat PMJAY amid the COVID crisis.
  • AB-PMJAY provides health cover of as much as Rs 5 lakh per family a year.
  • Chief Executive Officer of AB-PMJAY & NHA : Indu Bhushan.
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9. Annual allotment of Rs. 4000 Cr made to States under ‘Per Drop More Crop’ component of PMKSY for 2020-21
  • Department of Agriculture Cooperation & Farmers’ Welfare is implementing Per Drop More Crop component of Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana.
  • The annual allotment of Rs. 4000 Cr has already been allocated and conveyed to the State Governments.
  • Micro Irrigation Fund of Rs. 5000 Cr is created with NABARD.
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10. Population of Asiatic lions increases by 28.87%: Report
  • In the recent exercise called Poonam Avalokan, which was carried out by the forest department, the population of Asiatic lions has shown a steady increase by 28.87%.
  • The population of lions has gone up to 674 against the 523 which was reported in 2015.
  • The Gir forest in Gujarat is the last abode of Asiatic lions.
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11. Bank of Baroda, Union Bank of India reduce MCLR across all tenors
  • BoB and UBI have announced cut in their Marginal Cost of Funds-Based Lending Rates (MCLR) across all tenors.
  • BoB has revised its one-year MCLR to 7.65% from 7.80%.
  • Union Bank of India has reduced its one-year MCLR to 7.60% from 7.70%.
  • SBI has reduced its MCLR by 25 basis points across all tenors.

So, these are all the latest important Current Affairs 12 June 2020.

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