Current Affairs September 2020

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Current Affairs 30 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1Defense Minister unveiled DAP 2020 Final Document
2Prime Minister inaugurates six major projects in Uttarakhand
3India, Japan hold joint maritime Exercise JIMEX-2020 in North Arabian sea
4GoI constitutes five ministerial task forces to MSME’s future-ready
State CA
5AP Govt. launches YSR Jala Kala Scheme to benefits small & marginal farmers
6Odisha Govt. launches JAGA Mission Stage-2
7Nagaland launches Livelihood generation programme for backed migrant workers
 Business & Economy
8SJVN signs MoU with Ministry of Power, Govt. of India detailing targets for year 2020-21
9NTPC signs MoU with Power Ministry detailing targets for FY 2020-21
 Awards
10Kerala Tourism bags PATA Grand Award 2020
 Books & Authors
11Defense Minister launches the book named ‘A Bouquet Flowers’
Special Days
12First ever “International Day of Awareness of food loss and waste” – 29th September

Current Affairs 28&29 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1India, Japan naval exercise JIMEX-2020 concludes
2India, Denmark to work together in addressing global challenges & solutions on green energy transition and climate change
3PM inaugurates Six Major Projects in Uttarakhand to make River Ganga Nirmal and Aviral
4HM Amit Shah inaugurates festival named  “Destination North East-2020”
 Sports CA
5Mercedes Driver Valtteri Bottas Wins Russian Grand Prix 2020
State CA
6Cable Stayed Bridge – inaugurated by Telangana Govt
7Madhya Pradesh Govt. launches “Mukhyamantri Kisan Kalyan Yojna’ on series of PM-Kisan
8Assam Govt to provide loan to enterpreneurs under ‘Paryatan Sanjeevani Scheme’
Special Days
9World Rabies Day 2020 – 28 September
10International Day for Universal Access to Information 2020- September 28
11World Heart Day 2020 – 29th September
Awards
12Gurpreet Singh Sandhu and Sanju Yadav Won the AIFF player of the year award 2019-2020
 

Current Affairs 26&27 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1Prime Minister to inaugurate six mega projects in Uttarakhand under Namami Gange
2KRITAGYA (Krishi-Taknik-Gyan) Hackathon of NAHEP
3Center unveils train design for high-speed RRTS corridor
4Minister of Environment, Forest and Climate Change Prakash Javadekar addressed the Ministerial Roundtable Dialogue on Biodiversity Beyond 2020
Business & Economy
5ADB  to Loan $570 mn for Rajasthan and MP Urban Projects
State CA
6Odisha launches initiative to make state slum-free in 3 years
7West Bengal, UKIBC MoU to boost Industrial Development
8Assam to develop “Visitassam” New Mobile App
Special Days
9International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons  26 September
10World Environmental Health Day 26 September 2020
11World Contraception Day 26 September 2020
12World Tourism Day 2020 – September 27 : Saathi App Launched
13World Deaf Day 2020 – 27 September

Current Affairs 25 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1Income Tax Department launches Faceless Income tax appeals
2‘Saubhagya’ scheme completes three years since its inception
3PM Modi to virtually inaugurate VAIBHAV Summit scheduled to be held on 2nd October
4First Medical Devices Park to be set up in Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
5India Ranked 89th in World Risk Report 2020
International CA
6India, Australia joint exercise PASSEX in the East Indian Ocean
 Business & Economy
7RBI- Technology Vision for Cyber Security for UCBs 2020-23
State CA
8UP Govt launches U-Rise Portal for students
 Obituary
9Legend Singer SP Balasubrahmanyam dies at 74
 Science & Technology
10IIT-M developed indigenous Microprocessor named “MOUSHIK”
Special Days
11World Pharmacists Day 25 September
12Antyodaya Diwas September 25

Current Affairs 24 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1Prime Minister launches the Age Appropriate Fitness Protocols
2RAISE 2020 – Mega Virtual Summit on Artificial Intelligence to be held from October 5-9
International CA
3EAM Dr. S. Jaishankar participates in annual Informal Meeting of SAARC Council of Ministers
4EAM Dr S Jaishankar participates in Special Ministerial Meeting of FMs of CICA
551st IFFI to be held from 16th to 24th January next year in Goa
6UN, Britain to co-host a global climate summit on Dec 12
7India-UK water partnership forum held online
State CA
8West Bengal to built two green projects partnetship with EU Countries
09Assam CM distributes vehicles under Mukhyamantrir Grammya Paribahan Achoni
 Awards
10President Ram Nath Kovind confers NSS Awards for 2018-19
11Krushi Bhanvan of Odisha  wins 10th Annual AZ Awards 2020
 Science & Technology
12Prithvi-II missile successfully Night test fired from Chandipur, Odisha
Special Days
13World Maritime Day 2020 – 24th September
 

Current Affairs 23 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1PM Modi to attend nation-wide online Fit India Dialogue online
International CA
2 India-Nepal launched Post Earth-quate reconstrution iniative
State CA
3Parliament passes J&K Official Languages Bill, 2020
4Rajasthan CM dedicates 2nd stretch of first phase of Jaipur Metro to people of state
5Rajasthan Govt. to approve Moksha Kalash Yojana 2020
6Gujarat govt launches MMUY Scheme
7Goa signs Mou with GIM for Vocational Training of ITI Trainers
 Appointments
8Shri Narendra Singh Tomar assumes charge of Ministry of Food Processing Industries
Science & Technology
9DRDO conducts successful flight test of ABHYAS from Odisha Test Centre
10Israel and India sign MoU to collaborate in tech innovation & start ups
11DRDO successful test firing of laser-guided anti-tank missile from MBT Arjun
Special Days
12International Day of Sign Language (IDSL) 23 September

Current Affairs 22 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1Parliament passes Rashtriya Raksha University Bill, Regulation (Amendment) Bill, Essential Commodities Amendment Bill 2020
2Retired INS Viraat arrives near Alang ship breaking yard in Gujarat
International CA
3India Launches First ever Cargo Ferry Vessel “MCP Linz” to Maldives
4India hands over Two Modern DMUC Trains to Nepal Railways
State CA
5TN becomes first state in India with Policies on Ethical AI, Blockchain and Cyber Security
 Sports CA
6Novak Djokovic wins Men’s Singles event in Italian Open
7Italian Open 2020 – Outline
Obituary
8Noted Marathi actress Ashalata Wabgaonkar passes away
Awards & Honours
9Narendra Modi has been awarded the Ig Nobel Prize 2020 for Medical Education
 Special Days
10World Car Free Day 22 September
11World Rose Day 22 September
12World Rhino Day 22 September

Current Affairs 20&21 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
First in History of Indian Navy two women officers joined as Airborne Tacticians
Govt launches Nasha Mukt Bharat Abhiyaan in 272 most affected districts
Parliament passes two Farm Bills with Rajya Sabha approving it
Centre Amemded Public Procurement Order 2017 to Promote Make in India
Dr. S Jayshankar launched FICCI-SAM Report “India-Japan”
Parliament nods Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Amendment Act, 2020
International CA
India extends 250 million dollars support to Maldives to overcome economic impact of Covid-19
State CA
AP Police Seva App to offer 87 Services
Science & Technology
Bhubaneswar IIIT developed ‘Swasner’ Ventilation device
Souther Railway Chennai launches ‘Freight Seva’ App
 Special Days
World Alzheimer’s Day 21 September
International Day of peace observed on 21st September 2020
International Coastal Clean-Up Day – 19 September

Current Affairs 19 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1Civil Aviation Minister inauguraes India’s First General Aviation Terminal at Delhi Airport
2Jal Jeevan Mission and MEITY launch ICT Grand Challenge
International CA
3Smart City Index 2020 – Four Indian cities placed in Top 100
4Ajit Doval Attended 10th BRICS NSAs meet online
Special Days
511th edition of World Bamboo Day 18 September
6First International Equal Pay Day – 18 September

Current Affairs 18 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1Rajya Sabha passes two Bills to reduce salary, allowances of MPs, Ministers by 30%
2Rajya Sabha passes Indian Medicine Central Council (Amendment) Bill 2020 and Homoeopathy Central Council (Amendment) Bill 2020
3Lok Sabha passes two agriculture reform bills aimed at bringing revolutionary changes in the lives of farmers
4Union govt approves amendment in Foreign Direct Investment Policy in Defence Sector
5Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar given additional charge of Food Processing Industries Ministry, following resignation of Harsimrat Kaur Badal
6ARIES, Nainital to organise online International Conference on ‘Aerosol Air Quality, Climate Change and Impact on Water Resources and Livelihoods in the Greater Himalayas’
 State CA
7Construction of Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train corridor to create 90,000 jobs
8Manipur CM inaugurates, lays foundation stone for several projects in state
9Gujarat announced subsidy support for e-bike, e-rickshaw
 Science & Technology
10CSC partners with WhatsApp for digital literacy service chatbot
Special Days
11World Water Monitoring Day 18 September

Current Affairs 17 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1The Institute of Teaching and Research in Ayurveda Bill 2020 Passes by Parliament
2Delhi Metro Launches India’s 1st Indigenous Signalling System i-ATS
3India has joined the Djibouti Code of Conduct/ Jeddah Amendment
4Education Minister confers 2nd Utkrisht Sansthan Vishwakarma Award in 14 categories to institutions under AICTE
5Gujarat & Andaman and Nicobar Islands named best performers in State StartUp Rankings 2019
6India Ranks 116 in World Bank’s Human Capital Index
State CA
7Telangana Govt launches web portal of Pothgal PACS
8Delhi Metro Launches India’s 1st Indigenous Signalling System i-ATS
9Himachal Pradesh Chief Minister Jai Ram Thakur virtually inaugurated the “Swachhata Cafe”
10Karnataka Govt. launches ‘Arthika Spandana’ loan disbursal scheme
Special Days
11World Patient Safey Day – 17 September

Current Affairs 16 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1Govt to boost MGNREGA Scheme through Aatma Nirbhar Bharat Package with additional Rs 40,000 cr
2Ramesh Pokhriyal Nishank presents first ever AICTE Visvesvaraya Best Teacher Awards 2020
3Prahlad Singh Patel virtually attends handing over ceremony of 3 sculptures at High Commission of India in London
4Lok Sabha passes Essential Commodities (Amendment) Bill, 2020
5Lok Sabha passes Banking Regulation (Amendment) Bill
6Govt prepares draft of Electricity (Rights of Consumers) Rules, 2020
7Prime Minister to dedicate the historic Kosi Rail Mahasetu to the Nation
8Global Ayurveda Summit 2020
International CA
9Yoshihide Suga is the New Prime Minister of Japan
State CA
10GoI increases Scholarship amount under Pragati and saksham Scheme for j&K
11Rajasthan Mou with SIDBI for MSME ecosystem
12J&K Horticulture launches Backyard Horticulture
 Business & Economy
13NABARD to implement new loan scheme for women’s self help groups
14RBI mandate banks fully automate NPA recognition
 Special Days
15International Day for the preservation of the Ozone Layer – 16 September

Current Affairs 15 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1Rajya Sabha passes Aircraft (Amendment) Bill 2020
2Prime Minister inaugurates various projects under ‘Namami Gange’ yojana and ‘AMRUT’ yojana in Bihar
3Cabinet approves establishment of new All India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) at Darbhanga, Bihar
4Cabinet approves Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor Project from Palwal to Sonipat via Sohna-Manesar- Kharkhauda
International CA
5India beats China to become member of UN’s Commission on Status of Women
State CA
6Prime Minister inaugurates various projects under ‘Namami Gange’ yojana and ‘AMRUT’ yojana in Bihar
7Cabinet approves Haryana Orbital Rail Corridor Project from Palwal to Sonipat via Sohna-Manesar- Kharkhauda
8Maharashtra government is going to launch My family-My Responsibility campaign
9Kiren Rijiju, Union Minister of Youth and Sports, jointly laid the e-foundation stone of Shri Arun Jaitley Memorial Sports Complex, Hiranaga, J&K
 Science & Technology
10IIM, Kozhikode based incubatee start-up launches wearable gadget for implementing social distancing norms
 Special Days
11Engineers’ Day 2020 – 15st September
12International Day of Democracy – 15 September
 Appointments
13Ayushmann Khurrana has been announced as UNICEF’s India ambassador for its campaign to end violence against children

Current Affairs 13&14 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1PM dedicates to the nation three key projects related to the Petroleum sector in Bihar
2Parliament passes Homoeopathy and Indian System of Medicine bills
3Farmers Agreement on Price Assurance & Farm Services Bill introduced in Lok Sabha
4Highlights of New Education Policy-2020
International CA
5Japan’s ruling party elects Yoshihide Suga as its new leader to succeed PM Shinzo Abe
6India and the US held a bilateral 2+2 inter-sessional meeting
State CA
7PM dedicates to the nation three key projects related to the Petroleum sector in Bihar
8Gujarat ranked best state in providing strong ecosystem for startups
9Odisha signs MoU with NCDC for promotion and management of farmer producer organisation
10Odisha Govt launchesGARIMA” welfare scheme for sanitation workers.
11Governor Manoj Sinha has announced Jammu and Kashmir health scheme
12Andhra Pradesh CM to launch YSR Asara scheme
 Special Days
13Hindi Diwas or Hindi Day – 14 September
1415th National Forest Martyr Day – September 11
15International Day o fSouth South Cooperation- September 12
16World First Aid Day – September 12
 Science & Tech
17SCTIMST develops device for prevention of Deep Vein Thrombosis
 Awars & Honours
18Prakash Javadekar congratulates Chaitanya Tamhane for winning ‘International Critics Award’
 Appointments
19NDA candidate Harivansh elected as Deputy Chairman of Rajya Sabha

Current Affairs 11&12 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1Centre launches Climate Smart Cities Assessment Framework along with ‘Streets for People Challenge’
2Govt moves ahead with Orientation and Training Programme of iRAD App
3PM Modi inaugurates 1.75 lakh houses built under PMAY – Gramin in MP
4Home Minister Amit Shah e-launches development projects worth Rs 221 crore in Ahmedabad
5Union Minister Mansukh Mandaviya has launched a dispute redressal mechanism named “SAROD-Ports”
613th Aero India-21 to be held in Bengaluru in Feb 2021
7Govt constitutes EGoM to guide corporatisation process of OFB
International CA
8Jaishankar participates in inaugural session of Intra-Afghan negotiations in Doha
9India slips 26 spots 105th position 2020 economic freedom index
10Santosh Gangwar addresses Virtual Meeting of G-20 Labour and Employment Ministers
State CA
11Punjab CM Amarinder Singh launches Smart Ration Card Scheme
12PM Modi inaugurates 1.75 lakh houses built under PMAY – Gramin in MP
13India’s largest Piggery Mission launched in Meghalaya
14Hubbballi Railway Station rename after Sri Siddharoodha Swami
15Home Minister Amit Shah e-launches development projects worth Rs 221 crore in Ahmedabad
Obituary
16Arya Samaj leader, Social activist Swami Agnivesh passes away
Business & Economy
17RBI issues guidelines for appointment of CCO in banks
18SBI planning to launch loan product ‘SAFAL’ for organic cotton growers.
Science & Technology
19IPFT develops new “Disinfectant Sprays” to prevent microbial infections and to decontaminate vegetables and fruits

Current Affairs 10 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1PM Modi to digitally launch Pradhan Mantri Matsya Sampada Yojana on Sept 10
2French Defence Minister to attend Rafale induction ceremony at Ambala on Sept 10
3Public Sector Banks’ doorstep banking services launched by FM Nirmala Sitharaman
4Cabinet approves asset monetization of subsidiaries of PGCIL through Infrastructure Trust
5Atal Innovation Mission Launches Aatmanirbhar Bharat ARISE-ANIC Initiative
International CA
6India, Japan ink agreement for reciprocal supplies & services between armed forces
State CA
7 Karnataka unveiled the country’s first integrated air ambulance srvice jointly launched by the International Critical Air Transfer Team (ICATT) and the Kyathi in the city.
8UP state rural livelihood mission (SRLM) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the UN World Food Programme
9Naga Telehealth in Nagaland for better health services
10Madhya Pradesh reintroduces Deendayal Rasoi Scheme
 Special Days
11September 10 – World Suicide prevention Day 2020
Science & Technology
12DRDO develops P-7 Heavy Drop System capable of para dropping military stores

Current Affairs 09 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1Inaugural run of South India’s 1st and country’s 2nd Kisan Rail between Anantapur and New Delhi flagged off
2PM to hold ‘Svanidhi Samvaad’ with street vendors from Madhya Pradesh on 9th September
3NITI Aayong constituted a Multidimensional Poverty Index Coordination Committee (MPICC)
4BOI launches ‘Signature Visa Debit Card’ for HNIs on its 115th Foundation Day
5Unicef report says Child Mortality Rate in India has declined substantially
International CA
6Eurasian Foundation organised Indo-Russian Young Scholars International E-Conference 2020
7India, U.S. and Israel collaborating in 5G tech
State CA
8Food Processing Industries Minister inaugurates Organic Food Processing Unit in Barabanki, UP
9Fruits & vegetables in J&K covered under ‘Operation Green’s TOP to TOTAL’ scheme
10The first ever cannabis medicine project will be set up with the collaboration of Canada at Indian Institute of Integrative Medicine (IIIM) in Jammu
11Haryana CM launched Educational WhatsApp Chatbot “Apka Mitra” & Online Admission Platform
 Obituary
12Father of India’s Radio Astronomy, Prof Govind Swarup passed away
 Awards & Recognitions
13Student Talent Enhancement Program Application (STEPapp) has received a mandate from the Indian Ministry of Tribal Affairs to implement its gamified learning app across all tribal schools in the country.
 Special Days
14September 09 – Himalaya Diwas 2020
15September 09 – 1st international day to protect Education from Attack 2020

Current Affairs 08 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1PM inaugurates Patrika Gate in Jaipur; Releases Samvad Upanishad and Akshyatra books
2Atal Innovation Mission and ScooNews Partner to spread awareness of Grassroots Innovations
3Atal Innovation Mission Partners with Freshworks to empower AIM Startup Innovators
4CSIR-CMERI Durgapur and NISE, Gurugram sign an MoU as a Strategic Association to bolster the Solar Energy Sector
5ADB & India Sign $500 Million Loan for Delhi-Meerut RRTS Corridor
6Union Tourism Minister Shri Prahlad Singh Patel holds a Brainstorming Session on “Promotion of Incredible India – Post Covid-19” with Influencers and Travel Media in New Delhi
International CA
7EAM S Jaishankar to attend SCO Foreign Ministers meet in Moscow
State CA
8J&K Lt. Governor launches SPARROW System for performance appraisal
9Assam State Rural Livelihoods mission (ASRLM) signs MoU with northeast small Finance bank
 Obituary
10Kesavananda Bharati passes away
 Science  & Technology
11China has launched and recovered a reusable spacecraft
 Sports
12Pierre Gasly wins Italian Grand Prix as Lewis Hamilton hit by penalty
 Special Days
13International Literacy Day being celebrated across globe

Current Affairs 06&07 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
13rd ‘Rashtriya Poshan Maah’ being celebrated in the month of September 2020
2 Minister of Environment to chair a webinar on first ever International Day of Clean Air For Blue Skies
3Vice President releases The State of Young child in India Report
4Social Justice & Empowerment Minister launches toll-free mental health rehabilitation helpline ‘KIRAN‘
5Government of India, Himachal Pradesh and World Bank sign $82 million loan for implementation of Himachal Pradesh State Roads Transformation Project
6Thykoodam-Petta stretch of Kochi metro inaugurated
International CA
7Thirty-fifth Session of the Asia Pacific Regional Conference
8World Solar Technology Summit (WSTS) – More than 26 thousand participants from 149 countries to join virtual
State CA
9Karnataka to take up ₹600-cr. watershed project with World Bank assistance
10The Assam government re-launched SVAYEM scheme
11Andhra Pradesh has signed an MoU with the Government of Netherlands for collaboration in food processing
12Government of India, Himachal Pradesh and World Bank sign $82 million loan for implementation of Himachal Pradesh State Roads Transformation Project
13Jal Jeevan Mission – Sikkim plans 100% coverage by 2022
 Science & Technology
14DRDO successfully flight tests Hypersonic Technology Demonstrator Vehicle
15Images sent by Chandrayaan-1 indicate possible impact of Earth’s atmosphere on Moon
16Chandrayaan-3 launch likely in early 2021, says Minister of State for Space Dr Jitendra Singh

Current Affairs 05 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1National Tribal Research Conclave’ held virtually by Ministry of Tribal Affairs & Indian Institute of Public Administration
2Andhra Pradesh tops chart among all Indian States and UTs in BRAP 2019 rankings
International CA
3Germany joins Indo-Pacific club aimed at securing trade routes from aggressive China
4Japanese companies relocating from China to India, Bangladesh to get Japan govt’s subsidy
State CA
5Jal Jeevan Mission: Tap water supply in tribal homes of Madhya Pradesh
 Awards
6President Ram Nath Kovind felicitates 47 teachers of country with National Teachers’ Award 2020
 Economy & Business
7RBI revises PSL guidelines; Bank loans to start-ups to get priority sector tag
Books & Authors
8UNEP launches new book The little book of green nudges
Special Days
9National Teachers Day 5th September
10International Day of Charity September 5

Current Affairs 04 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1Tribal Affairs Ministry signs agreement with IIPA for setting up of National Institute of Tribal Research
2Rajnath Singh to represent India at Shanghai Cooperation Organisation meeting in Moscow
311th INDRA NAVY: Bilateral maritime exercise between Indian and Russian Navy to begin on 05th September
4Prakash Javadekar virtually addresses 60th Annual Convention of Society of Indian Automobile Manufacturers
5G-20 Meet: India calls for protecting interests of foreign students, facilitating return of stranded seafarers
6Union Minister of State (I//C) for Culture and Tourism Shri Prahlad Singh Patel virtually attends 5th BRICS Culture Ministers’ Meet
712th Mekong Ganga Cooperation Senior Officials’ Meeting reviews progress made since Aug last year
International CA
8Trial run on new river route connecting Bangladesh with Tripura starts
9Bangladesh HC orders Hindu widows entitled to share in all properties of deceased husband
State CA
10Madhya Pradesh paired with Manipur and Nagaland under ‘Ek Bharat Shrestha Bharat’
 Science & Technology
11IIT Delhi incubated startup launches ‘‘Chakr DeCoV’’ to decontaminate N95 masks
12Union Education Minister launches EFLU’s free English learning app

Current Affairs 03 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1Prime Minister Modi to deliver key note address at 3rd leadership summit of USISPF
2CFI is set to Host the First Ever Cycling Summit in 2021
International CA
3WIPO – India ranks 48th in the 13th Edition of Global Innovation Index 2020
4IISc Bengaluru tops –  THE World University Ranking 2021
State CA
5Maharashtra SIDBI Govt Inked Pact to Develop MSME Ecosystem
6AP Govt. Signs MoU with CSIR-IICT to set up Bulk Drug Pharma Park
7ShriVallabh Pittie International Group Signed MoU with Rajasthan Govt to invest Rs 4,000 crore in Aviation, Defence & Textile Sectors
8Sikkim Celebrated ‘Pang Lhabsol’ Festival of Cultural Heritage and Historical Importance
 Business & Economy
9Promotion of Digital and IT based payment of fees through FASTag
 

Current Affairs 02 September 2020 –  Highlights

 National CA
1Sports Ministry’s efforts ensure athletes from 20 new disciplines are now eligible for Government jobs under sports quota
2Centre blocks 118 mobile apps including PUBG to ensure safety, security and sovereignty of Indian cyberspace
3Cabinet approves ‘Mission Karmayogi’, National Prog. for Civil Services Capacity Building; PM says, it will radically improve HRM practices in Govt.
4Cabinet approves introduction of J&K Official Languages Bill 2020 in Parliament
5Cabinet approves signing of MoU between India and Japan for improving quality of Indian textiles for Japanese market
6Cabinet approves MoU between India and Finland for cooperation in the field of Geology and Mineral Resources
7Union Power Minister RK Singh Launches Green Term Ahead Market (GTAM)
 State CA
8Andhra Pradesh Government Receives Nod to form Crop Insurance Firm from IRDAI
9MP Govt Launched Cleanliness Campaign, ‘Gandagi Bharat Chhodo  Madhya Pradesh’
 Business & Economy
10Coal India to invest over Rs 1.22 lakh cr on 500 projects by 2023-24
 Special Days
11World Coconut Day 02 September 2020
 Sports CA
12Sports Ministry’s efforts ensure athletes from 20 new disciplines are now eligible for Government jobs under sports quota

Current Affairs 01 September 2020 –  Highlights

National CA
1Govt. gives nod to 27 projects under PM Kisan SAMPADA Yojana
2Ladakh and Lakshadweep integrated in existing national portability cluster of One Nation One Ration Card
3PM Modi Inaugurates College, Administration Buildings of RLB Central Agricultural University in Jhansi
4New E-market Platform “Agriota” Launched to Bridge Gap between Indian Farmers & UAE food industry
5Defence Minister Rajnath Singh Launched Life Insurance Scheme for More than 10000 Cantonment Employees
International CA
6Australia-India-Japan Ministers’ meeting on Supply Chains Resilience held
State CA
7Odisha launched two Citizen-Centric Mobile app – Ama Sahar And Swachha Sahar Odisha on Local Self Government Day
Appointments
8Vice Admiral S R Sarma assumes charge as Chief of Materiel of the Indian Navy
Science & Technology
9Indian Astronomers discover one of the farthest Star galaxies in the universe.
Special Days
10Shri Rajiv Kumar takes over as new Election Commissioner
11National Nutrition Week – September 1-7