11.05.21 Daily APPSC Current Affairs.

ANDHRA PRADESH

Andhra Pradesh govt presents Rs 2.29 lakh crore budget for financial year 2021-22

 

The Andhra Pradesh government on Thursday presented its annual budget for the financial year 2021-22 with an estimated expenditure of Rs 2.29 lakh crore and an estimated revenue of Rs 1.77 lakh crore.

 

He incorporated a ‘gender budget’ as well as a ‘child budget’ this year with an outlay of Rs 47,283 crore and Rs 16,748 crore respectively.

Further, the government has earmarked a whopping Rs 48,083.92 crore for 22 freebie schemes this year.

Three of these schemes that will cost Rs 16,899 crore will be implemented through the State Development Corporation.

While the estimated revenue deficit was Rs 5,000 crore, the fiscal deficit was estimated to be Rs 37,029 crore.

The state’s public debt will mount to Rs 3,87,125 crore in 2021-22 from Rs 3,55,874 crore the previous year as the government targeted to borrow Rs 50,525 crore afresh.

INTERNATIONAL

UK Action Plan for Animal Welfare

The United Kingdom launched an Animal Welfare Action Plan.

The Committee of Animal Emotion Experts will report the government’s decision. The sensation is the ability to perceive feelings and feelings.

The plan will ensure that the country’s animal welfare standards are not compromised.

It would improve the well-being of farm animals. This will be accomplished by prohibiting the sale of live animals.

 

NATIONAL

Mongolian Kanjur Culture Ministry

 

The Culture Ministry will finish reprinting about 100 sets of sacred Mongolian Kanjur next year for distribution in Mongolia’s main Buddhist centres, according to the Culture Minister.

About Mongolian Kanjur:

It is a 108-volume Buddhist canonical text that is considered Mongolia’s most significant religious text. It serves as a source of cultural identity for Mongolia.

The Mongolian word ‘Kanjur’ means ‘Concise Orders,’ referring to Lord Buddha’s words in particular.

It is written in classical Mongolian and has been translated from Tibetan.

 

National Technology Day is Designated on 11th May

 

In India, National Technology Day is celebrated on 11 May across India. This day marks the efficaciously examined Shakti-I nuclear missile at the Pokhran Test Range of the Indian Army in Rajasthan. Technology day will be focusing on rebooting the financial system via Science and Technology. It also highlights the achievements of our scientists and engineers in the area of science and technology and encourages students to include Science as a career option.

 

Every year, National Technology Day is celebrated across India on 11 May to memorize the anniversary of Shakti, the Pokhran nuclear check held on 11 May 1998. Shakti also is aware of as the Pokhran Nuclear Test was once the first nuclear check code-named ‘Smiling Buddha’ used to be carried out in May 1974.

 

Goa Maritime Symposium (GMS) Indian Navy

 

Under the aegis of the Naval War College in Goa, the Indian Navy hosted ‘GMS-21.’

Due to the current coronavirus pandemic, the event was held online.

The virtual event was attended by naval delegates from 13 Indian Ocean Littoral nations, including India, Bangladesh, Comoros, Indonesia, Madagascar, Malaysia, Maldives, Mauritius, Myanmar, Seychelles, Singapore, Sri Lanka, and Thailand.

The theme of GMS-21 was “Maritime Security and Emerging Non-Traditional Threats: A Case for a Proactive Role for IOR Navies,” with a focus on building capacity among IOR Navies to deal with emerging common maritime threats.

The symposium will play a constructive role and convene stakeholders who have played a role in the evolution of strategies, policies and implementation mechanisms for issues of common concern in the maritime field.

 

PM-KISAN Eighth Instalment

The eighth instalment of financial benefits under PM-KISAN will be released by the PM.

The Government of India has launched the Pradhan Mantri Kisan Samman Nidhi Yojana as a central sector scheme. This scheme was created to supplement the income of many small and marginal farmers.

The following are the primary goals of the PM-KISAN scheme:

To provide financial assistance to all landowners and their families who are eligible.

The PM-KISAN scheme aims to supplement farmers’ financial needs in procuring various inputs to ensure proper crop health and adequate yields, commensurate with expected farm income.

The scheme is projected to expand PM-coverage KISAN’s to about 14.5 crore people. With an estimated investment of Rs. 87,217.50 crores from the Central Government, it intends to cover an additional 2 crore farmers.

 

The gender budget has further been divided into two components, one of which has an outlay of Rs 23,463 crore to fully cover schemes targeted for women and girls.

 

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