01 May Current Affairs 2020

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01 May Current Affairs 2020

International Labour Day is observed on 1 May

International Labour Day is celebrated every year on 1 May. This day is observed to pay tribute to the contribution of workers across the world

Manipur black rice, Gorakhpur terracotta & Kovilpatti kadalai-mittai gets GI tag

The black rice is glutinous rice cultivated in Manipur over centuries, is characterised by its special aroma& is consumed mainly after being cooked like rice or kheer.

Gorakhpur terracotta is a centuries-old traditional art form, the work is done with bare hands including the ornamentation & natural color which stays fast for a long time

Kadalai Mittai is a peanut candy made in southern parts of Tamil Nadu. The candy is prepared from groundnut and jaggery

Shri Ajay Tirkey assumes charge as Secretary, Ministry of Women & Child Development

Mr. Ajay Tirkey, an Indian administrative Service officer of Madhya Pradesh cadre belonging to 1987 batch, today assumed charge as Secretary in Ministry of Women and Child Development. He succeeds Rabindra Panwar

KVGB launched loan scheme ‘Vikas Abhaya’ for Covid-19-affected MSME borrowers

Karnataka Vikas Grameena Bank (KVGB) has launched ‘Vikas Abhaya’ a loan scheme to provide some relief to Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise(MSME) borrowers whose business activities are disrupted on account of the COVID-19 pandemic in Dharwad

Shikha Sharma appointed as advisor of Google Pay India

Google Pay appointed Shikha Sharma, former CEO of Axis Bank, as an advisor.

Sharma left Axis Bank at the end of 2018. Since then she has joined multiple companies, including Tech Mahindra and Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, as an independent director.

Chhattisgarh tops among other states in providing employment to workers under MGNREGS

Chhattisgarh has topped the list of states in providing employment to over 18 lakh unskilled labourers under the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS)

Rajasthan(2nd) to 10.79 lakh workers & Uttar Pradesh(3rd) to around 9.06 lakh workers

USAID announces additional $3 million grant in support of India’s Covid-19 efforts

The US Agency for International Development (USAID) has announced an additional grant of $3 million to India to combat the coronavirus pandemic.

The USAID is providing these funds under the Partnerships for Affordable Healthcare Access and Longevity (PAHAL) project

Neeraj Vyas Appointed as Interim MD and CEO of PNB Housing Finance

Neeraj Vyas has been appointed as the interim Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of PNB Housing Finance Ltd for 8 months. He has replaced Sanjaya Gupta who was serving as the Managing Director & Chief Executive Officer of the company.

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