Tag: Current Affairs of 9 October 2017

RBI to soon launch financial literacy drive in 9 states

  The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is to launch a financial literacy drive in 80 blocks in nine states on pilot basis to educate people on e-transactions, formal sector borrowings and insurance purchases. According to RBI, the pilot project will be commissioned in the 9 states of Maharashtra, Chhattisgarh, Bihar, Odisha, Karnataka, Telangana, Andhra

Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI)

  To accelerate progress towards the goal of full immunization coverage, Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi has launched the Intensified Mission Indradhanush (IMI) at Vadnagar in Gujarat. Through this programme, Government of India aims to reach each and every child under two years of age and all those pregnant women who have been left uncovered

J&K govt launches Aadhaar enrolment drive for students

  The Jammu and Kashmir government has started an Aadhaar enrolment drive for nearly 14 lakh school children in the state. In Phase-1, Aadhaar enrolment centres have been set up in six districts of the state which includes Shopian, Pulwama, Anantnag, Dodha, Kishtwar and Samba. The rest of the districts will be covered in Phase-2

President Ram Nath Kovind launches Rs 100 crore clean water initiative

  President Ram Nath Kovind has launched Mata Amritanandamayi Math’s Rs 100 crore clean water initiative for rural India at the math headquarters in the coastal hamlet of Vallikkavu in Kollam district of Kerala. Kovind, who is on his maiden visit to the southern state after assuming office, inaugurated the ‘Jivamritam’ filtration system, envisaged to