Current GK 2019

What is Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-Dhan Scheme

Finance Minister Piyush Goyal announced, in his maiden budget speech 2019-20, a mega pension scheme for the workers of unorganized sector. The mega pension scheme is known as Pradhan Mantri Shram Yogi Maan-dhan. This scheme is meant for workers in unorganised sector such as maids, drivers and so on whose monthly income does not exceed […]

What is Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Scheme

In the interim Union budget 2019-20, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal announced direct income diretired income support of Rs. 6,000 per year to 12 crore small and marginal farmers holding cultivable land up to 2 hectare. The scheme was officially launched on February 24, 2019 in Gorakhpur by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi, although, the scheme ...

Complete List of Oscar Winners 2019 – 91st Academy Awards

The 91st Academy Awards, popularly known as the Oscar A wards, were conferred in different categories at a splendid and star-studded award ceremony in Los Angeles, the USA on February 24, 2019. Peter Farrelly’s ‘Green Book’ emerged the big winner of the prestigious Oscar awards this year, by sweeping three honours including ...

Uttar Pradesh Budget 2019 Highlights : Rs 4.79 Lakh Cr Budget

Yogi Adityanath-Ied Uttar Pradesh government on February 7, 2019 presented the state budget for 2019-20. The Rs. 4.79 lakh crore annual budget tabled by Finance Minister Rajesh Agarwal comes ahead of upcoming general elections and is 12 per cent higher than the 2018-19 budget of Rs. 4,28,384.52 crore. The third budget of the government ...

Punjab Budget 2019 Highlights : Manpreet Singh Badal Presents Budget

Punjab Finance Minister, Manpreet Singh Badal on February 18,2019 presented the budget for the state, for the financial year 2019-20. Key highlights of the Bud pt 2019-20 are the following: • Total receipts expected: Rs. 1,54,170 crore • Total budget size for 2019-20: Rs. 1,58,493 crore • Agriculture gets Rs. 13,643 crore. • Outstanding Debt ...

Karnataka Budget 2019 Highlights : H.D. Kumaraswamy Present 2nd Budget

Karnataka Chief Minister H.D. Kumaraswamy presented the state budget for the financial year 2019-20 . This was the second budget of Kumaraswamy-led government. Key highlights from Karnataka budget 2019-20 are the following: • Implementation of Nava Bengaluru Kriya Yojana at an estimated cost of Rs. 8,015 crore, of which Rs. 2,300 crore will be ...

Bihar Budget 2019 Highlights : Focus on Education Rural & Energy Sectors

Bihar Chief Minister and Finance Minister Sushil Kumar Modi on February 12, 2019 presented the Rs. 2,00,501 crore state budget in the Bihar Assembly with focus on education, rural development and energy sectors. Key highlights of the budget are the following: • The Bihar budget 2019 has revenue surplus of Rs. 21,516.99 crore during 2019-20 ...

ISRO Launches Programme to Help Students Explore Space

Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) on February 16, 2019 launched a special programme for school children across the country called ‘Young Scientist Programme’ to attract the younger generation towards space exploration. The programme, which is in tune with the government’s ‘Jai Vigyan, Jai Anusandhan’ ...

Abu Dhabi includes Hindi as third official Court Language

Abu Dhabi has included Hindi as the third official court language to improve access to justice. The Abu Dhabi Judicial Department (ADJD) on February 9, 2019 said it has extended the adoption of interactive forms of statement of claims filed before courts by including Hindi alongside Arabic and English in’ labour cases. According to ...

Indian Parliament Related Important Objective GK Questions and Answers

Indian Parliament Questions and Answers : Here, we are Most Important GK Questions and Answers on Indian Parliament which will be helpful in the preparation of competitive examinations like UPSC (IAS, IPS, IES, IFS, CDS, and NDA), State-PSC, SSC, Railways etc. 1. Who is the Chairman of the Rajya Sabha? [SSC CHSL 2016] (A) President […]