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22 MAY CURRENT AFFAIRS 2020










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22 MAY CURRENT AFFAIRS 2020:



1.World Metrology Day: 20 May
  • Every annual year on May 20, the World Metrology Day is observed across the globe.
  • It commemorates the anniversary of signing the famous Metre Convention in the year 1875 in Paris, France.
  • On this day, many nations internationally collaborate to create awareness about metrology and any advancement in the respective field.
  • The World Metrology Day celebrates the contribution of individuals engaged in field metrology nationally or on a global scale
  • The World Metrology Day 2020 theme is Global trade.


2.International Tea Day: 21 May
  • International Tea Day is observed annually on May 21.
  • The concerning resolution was adopted on December 21, 2019 and calls on the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) to lead the observance of the Day.
  • The move could provide the much-needed push to create awareness for tea consumption.
  • The International Tea Day aims to raise awareness of the long history and the deep cultural and economic significance of tea around the world.
  • Also, December 15 is celebrated as International Tea Day in tea producing nations such as Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Nepal, Vietnam, Indonesia, Kenya, Malawi, Malaysia, Uganda, India and Tanzania. However, this was not really official and was done by an NGO.


3.World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development: 21 May
  • World Day for Cultural Diversity for Dialogue and Development is observed globally on 21 May every year.
  • The day is a reminder of the world’s cultural richness and of the essential role of intercultural dialogue for achieving peace and sustainable development.
  • It provides an opportunity to celebrate all forms of cultural diversity and expression and to reflect on how these contribute to dialogue and development.


4.National Anti-Terrorism Day: 21 May
  • May 21 is observed as Anti-terrorism day across India to commemorate the death anniversary of the former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi.
  • He was assassinated on this day in 1991, by LTTE cadres in a suicide bombing attack at a rally at Sriperumbudur in Tamil Nadu.
  • First announced under V.P. Singh government after the assassination of Rajiv Gandhi, the day has been observed every year with the aim to highlight the importance of fighting with the activities of terrorism.
  • Rajiv Gandhi was the sixth PM of India after his mother Indira Gandhi's assassination in 1984.
  • He served the nation as the prime minister from the year 1984 to 1989.


5.Union HRD Minister launches IGNOU's Online MA Hindi Programme
  • Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal 'Nishank' has launched IGNOU's Online Programme, MA (Hindi) through Facebook Live session.
  • This would strengthen our 'Padhe India' Online initiative and commended IGNOU's role in promoting online education.
  • He stressed on the role Hindi language plays not in India but in other countries including Mauritius, Fiji, Surinam etc.
  • Apart from MA in Hindi, the university has also launched programmes in MA in Gandhi and Peace Studies, BA in Tourism Studies, certificate course in Arabic, certificate in information technology, certificate programme in Library and Information Science.
  • The session was broadcast live through IGNOU’s Gyan Darshan TV Channel, Gyan Dhara, and Facebook page.


6.Cabinet approves Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana

     
  • The Union Cabinet has approved Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana.
  • The scheme aims to bring about Blue Revolution through sustainable and responsible development of fisheries sector in the country.
  • It will be implemented at a total investment over Rs. 20 thousand crore .
  • The investment will comprise a Central share of nine thousand 407 crore rupees, State share of Rs. 4,880 crore and beneficiaries' share of Rs 5,763 crore.
  • The scheme will be implemented during a period of five years from 2020-21 to 2024-25.
  • It will create direct employment opportunities to about 15 lakh fishers, fish farmers, fish vendors and other rural and urban populations in fishing.
  • The scheme will also help in doubling the incomes of fish farmers and fish workers by 2024.

7.UP govt launches ‘Startup Fund
  • ’ to encourage youth for entrepreneurship
  • Uttar Pradesh government has launched the ‘Uttar Pradesh Startup Fund’ to encourage the youth of the state for entrepreneurship.
  • Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath handed over the first installment of 15 crore rupees to Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) at a function in Lucknow.
  • A MoU has been signed between the state government and SIDBI as a step in this direction, which will further strengthen the possibilities of job creation in the state.

8.Rural Livelihood Mission begins Didi Vehicle Service for safe delivery of rural women
  • In the tribal-dominated Jhabua district of Madhya Pradesh, the women of Rural Livelihood Mission have started Didi Vehicle Service for rural women for safe delivery. This vehicle service is completely free.

  • Women of Rural Livelihood Mission have started this service for 29 villages of 10 Gram Panchayats

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