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NATIONAL AFFAIRS

Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar Launched Horticulture Cluster Development Programme Union Minister Shri Narendra Singh Tomar launches Horticulture Cluster

Union Minister of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare, Narendra Singh Tomar virtually launched the Horticulture Cluster Development Programme (CDP). Initially, the programme will be implemented in a pilot phase in 12 horticulture clusters out of the total 53 clusters selected for the programme.

  • CDP will be implemented by the National Horticulture Board (NHB) of the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare (MoA&FW).

Key points:
i.CDP will benefit about 10 lakh farmers and related stakeholders of the value chain, improve exports of the targeted crops by ~ 20 percent, and attract an estimated investment of Rs 10,000 crore after being implemented in all the 53 clusters.
ii.These 12 clusters will be implemented through Cluster Development Agencies (CDAs); they will be appointed on the recommendations of the respective State/UT Government.
About Ministry of Agriculture & Farmers Welfare (MoA&FW)
Union Minister –  Narendra Singh Tomar (Morena, Madhya Pradesh)
Minister of State – Parshottam Rupala (Rajya Sabha, Gujarat), Kailash Choudhary (Barmer, Rajasthan)
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Giriraj Singh: Announced the Integration of e-Gopala app with UMANG platformIntegration of e- Gopala app with UMANG platform announcedGiriraj Singh, Union Minister of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying announced the integration of e-GOPALA app (Generation of wealth through Productive Livestock) with UMANG (Unified Mobile Application for New-age Governance) platform during the virtual program organised as a part of the World Milk Day (June 1 2021).
The Union Minister has also launched the Gopal Ratna Awards, the National Awards for the Cattle and Dairy Sector.
About Ministry of Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying:
Union Minister–  Giriraj Singh (Constituency: Begusarai, Bihar)
Minister of State– Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Balyan (Constituency:Muzaffarnagar, Uttar Pradesh), Pratap Chandra Sarangi(Constituency: Balasore, Odisha)
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RDSO Becomes India’s 1st Institution to be Declared SDO by BIS under ‘One Nation One Standard’ MissionRDSO becomes the FIRST Institution to be declared SDO under one One Nation One StandardOn 24th May 2021, Research Designs & Standards Organization (RDSO) became the 1st Indian Institution to be recognised as a Standard Developing Organization (SDO), under Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) SDO Recognition Scheme. SDO recognition is a key part of India’s “One Nation One Standard” mission.
i.RDSO is the sole R&D Wing of the Ministry of Railways located in Lucknow (UP), which is now responsible for developing World Class Standards for products manufacturing in the Railways sector.
About Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS):
Established – 1986
Director General – Pramod Kumar Tiwari
Headquarters – New Delhi
About Indian Railways:
Chairman & CEO – Suneet Sharma
Established – 16th April 1853
PNR – The ticket for an Indian Railways train comprises a 10-digit number. This number is called Passenger Name Record (PNR)
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Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Launched List of Initiatives to Enhance SATAT SchemeDharmendra Pradhan presides over a slew of initiativesOn June 01, 2021, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas (MoPNG), launched a number of initiatives to enhance the SATAT (Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation) scheme.

  • Cooperation agreement signed among oil & gas companies
  • MoU signed by MoPNG with GGGI and Companies to set up CBG plants
  • CBG-CGD Synchronization
  • Website www.satat.co.in launched
  • Foundation for 5 CBG plants

About the Cooperation agreement signed among oil & gas companies:
A Cooperation Agreement was signed by MoPNG with Oil and Gas majors including IndianOil, HPCL (Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited), BPCL (Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited), GAIL (Gas Authority of India Ltd), and IGL (Indraprastha Gas Limited), for the promotion and development of the SATAT.
CBG-CGD Synchronization
Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated the 1st injection of CBG into the CGD pipeline network at Govardhannathji Energies into Gujarat Gas CGD network at NadiadKheda, Gujarat.
Website for SATAT scheme launched
To provide a digital boost to the SATAT programme, a website www.satat.co.in was launched as a resource centre for new and existing CBG Plants to provide details on CBG and SATAT.
About Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas(MoPNG):
Union Minister – Dharmendra Pradhan (Member of Parliament –  Rajya Sabha, Constituency – Madhya Pradesh)
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IAMAI To Set Up Digital Publishers Content Grievances Council;IBF Forms DMCRC; Justice Vikramjit Sen to be Chairman

On May 28, 2021, Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI) announced that, it is setting up the Digital Publishers Content Grievances Council (DPCGC).It will help to address the unresolved consumer grievances.
Objective – It will help ensure compliance with the latest guidelines for Over-The-Top (OTT) players.
IBF Forms DMCRC; Justice Vikramjit Sen to be Chairman
Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF) has newly formed, 7 member self-regulatory body Digital Media Content Regulatory Council (DMCRC).The Council is Chaired by the former Supreme Court judge Justice Vikramjit Sen.

  • DMCRC for digital OTT platforms is a second-tier mechanism at the appellate level, similar to broadcast content complaint council (BCCC)

Note – IBF is set to be renamed as Indian Broadcasting and Digital Foundation (IBDF).
About Internet and Mobile Association of India (IAMAI):
President – Dr. Subho Ray
Headquarter – Mumbai, Maharashtra
About Indian Broadcasting Foundation (IBF):
President – Mr. K. Madhavan
Headquarter – New Delhi
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INTERNATIONAL AFFAIRS

India Hosted 2021 BRICS Foreign Affairs Minister Meeting Virtually

On June 1, 2021, India hosted the 2021 BRICS (Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa) Foreign Affairs Minister Meeting virtually. External Affairs Minister (EAM) of India, S Jaishankar Chaired the meeting, since India is the Chair of BRICS for the year 2021.
BRICS supports proposal by India, South Africa to temporarily waive patents on COVID-19 vaccines
BRICS supported a proposal by India and South Africa to temporarily waive patents on COVID-19 vaccines as it held extensive deliberations on effectively combating the coronavirus crisis.
About BRICS:
BRICS represents 41 per cent of the global population, 24 per cent of the global GDP and 16 per cent of the global trade.
2021 Chair – India
2021 India’s Theme – ‘BRICS @ 15: Intra-BRICS Cooperation for Continuity, Consolidation and Consensus’.
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UN Calls for Coordinated Action to Achieve Global Net Zero Emission: Climate Breakthroughs SummitUN calls for swift zero carbon recovery actionThe Climate Breakthroughs Summit was virtually held on 27th May 2021, the United Nations(UN) has called for a coordinated action to secure the global net zero-emission and to reach the goal of limiting global warming to 1.5-degree Celsius compared to pre-industrial levels by 2050.
Note:
According to the World Meteorological Organization report, there is a 40% chance of the annual average global temperature temporarily reaching 1.5 degrees Celsius in at least one of the next 5 years.
Climate Breakthroughs Summit:
Climate Breakthroughs Summit was hosted in collaboration between the World Economic Forum, Mission Possible Partnership, the UN Climate Champions, and the United Kingdom Climate Change Conference (COP26) Presidency was held virtually on 27th May 2021.
Highlights:
i.The Climate leaders discussed the progress in various critical sectors of the global economy including steel, shipping, green hydrogen and nature.
ii.One of the key campaigns is the “Race to Zero” campaign which mobilises the support of 708 cities, 24 regions, 2,360 businesses, 163 investors, and 624 higher education institutions to move towards zero-carbon recovery for a sustainable future.

  • Maersk, the world’s largest container shipping line and vessel operator, joined Race to Zero with the commitment to halving the emission by 2030.

iii.Around 40 healthcare institutions that represent more than 3000 healthcare facilities of 18 countries have committed to halving its emission by 2030.
iv.Their near-term target to have commercially viable, net-zero vessels operating in their fleet by 2023 is part of the critical next steps for an industry currently responsible for nearly 2.5% of global emissions.

WHO Named COVID-19 Variants 1st Found in India as ‘Kappa’ & ‘Delta’WHO names COVID-19 variants 1st found in India as Kappa and Delta

The World Health Organisation(WHO) has named the B.1.617.1 and B.1.617.2 variants of COVID-19 that were first identified in India as ‘Kappa’ and ‘Delta’ respectively.

  • This is aimed to help the people discussion of Variants of Concern (VOCs) and Variants of Interest (VOIs).
  • This naming will not replace the existing scientific names.

Background:
The government of India has objected to terming the B.1.617 mutant of the novel coronavirus as “Indian Variant” and issued an advisory to the social media platforms to remove all the contents referring to the B.1.617.2 strain as the ‘Indian variant’.
Note:
Similarly the authorities of Singapore have issued an advisory on the reference of the “Singapore variant” of the virus on social media.
Other Variants of Covid-19: The B.1.1.7 strain first detected in the UK will be known as “Alpha”, while the B.1.351 variant detected in South Africa is now ‘Beta’, P.1 variant first found in Brazil is “Gamma” and the P.2 variant is “Zeta”. The strains found in the US are “Epsilon” and “Iota”.

India’s EAM S Jaishankar Visited US from 24 to 28 May 2021

External Affairs Minister(EAM) of India S Jaishankar visited the United States (US) From 24th May to 28th May 2021.

  • He meets Antonio Guterres, the Secretary-General of the United Nations(UN) and participated in a productive strategy session with the team in the Permanent Mission of India to the UN.
  • EAM also meet with Jake Sullivan US National Security Advisor(NSA) and held wide-ranging discussions including UN-India strategic partnership to end the pandemic, supporting a free and open Indo Pacific and providing global leadership on climate change.

BANKING & FINANCE

BSE Signed MoU with ESC to Encourage Listing of StartupsBSE signs pact with ESC to encourage listing of startupsOn June 01, 2021, the Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Electronics and Computer Software Export Promotion Council (ESC) to create awareness among Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and startups about the benefits of listing on the BSE SME & Startup platform.
Initiatives under the partnership:
i.By utilising its network, ESC will evaluate the SMEs and startups for listing on the BSE SME and startup platform.
ii.Both ESC and BSE plans to host roadshows and events across India to create awareness and promote the listing of SMEs and startups and raise equity capital on the exchange to expand and grow their business.
About Bombay Stock Exchange (BSE):
It is Asia’s first & the Fastest Stock Exchange in the world with a speed of 6 microseconds.
Establishment – 1875
Headquarters – Mumbai, Maharashtra
Chairman – Justice Vikramajit Sen
MD&CEO – Ashishkumar Chauhan
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ICICI Lombard Ties Up With Microsoft To Automate Audits Of Service CallsICICI Lombard partners with Microsoft to automate audits of service callsIndia’s largest private sector general insurer ICICI Lombard has partnered with Microsoft to strengthen and automate the quality control processes.

  • Everyday service calls made by customer support reps will be screened by ICICI Lombard with the help of  Microsoft’s Azure Speech Providers and Pure Language Processing (NLP).

Key points:
The deployment of Azure’s synthetic instruments has various advantages.It helps to,
i.Enhance the accuracy of  high quality audits
ii.Automate high quality checks
iii.Clear up for the multiplicity of language, with clients typically switching between English and Hindi throughout calls
iv.Provides a variety of speech recognition and technology capabilities together with speech transcription, text-to-speech, speech translation, and speaker recognition.
Note: 
ICICI Lombard will also access to all the research and development that is happening at Microsoft in developing its voice agent Cortona

India’s Largest Crypto Exchange WazirX Launched Country’s First NFT MarketplaceIndia’s largest crypto exchange launches country’s first NFT marketplaceIndia’s largest crypto exchange, WazirX has announced its own Non-Fungible Token (NFT) marketplace, a first of its kind for India and South Asia.
About NFT:
i.NFTs are digital tokens that exist on a blockchain and represent ownership of digital items, like artwork, music, etc.
ii.It will have no listing price and “minimal gas fees” of $1 for transactions.
iii.The WazirX marketplace will run on the Binance Smart Chain and will use the company’s own WRX token.
iv.WazirX has committed 50,000 tokens as giveaways initially.
Features of NFT:
i.The NFTs are interoperable. This means they can be transferred out of the Binance Smart Chain to a different network of the buyer’s choosing.
ii.NFTs aren’t “fungible”, meaning they cannot replace each other.NFTs are more like trading cards, which can be exchanged, but one card can’t replace another.
iii.The marketplace has two sections, Spotlight and Discover. The former section will serve as a curated area for artists. The latter is art from 50 selected artists daily from the thousands of applications WazirX received.
iv.The marketplace will initially host works from

  • Visual artist Vimal Chandran
  • Anonymous street artist Tyler
  • Wall mural artist Sneha Chakraborty
  • Montreal-based mixed media artist Ishita Banerjee and
  • Automotive photographer Arjun Menon among others.

ECONOMY & BUSINESS

CGA Reported Centre’s Fiscal Deficit for FY21 at 9.3%Centre’s fiscal deficit at 9-3% in FY21 newThe Controller General of Accounts’ (CGA) revenue-expenditure data of the Union government for FY21 reported India’s fiscal deficit for FY21 at 9.3 percent / Rs 18.21 lakh crore of the gross domestic product (GDP), which is about Rs 27,194 crore lower than the Finance Ministry’s revised estimation(RE) of 9.5 percent.
Revised Fiscal deficit target:
In the February 2020, the government set the fiscal deficit at Rs 7.96 lakh crore or 3.5 percent of the GDP but later due to COVID-19, in February 2021, it revised the fiscal deficit target to 9.5 percent of GDP/ Rs 18,48,655 crore for FY21.
Key points:
i.CGA reported the revenue deficit for FY21 at 7.42 percent/Rs 16.32 trillion.
ii.Receipts: The government’s revenue receipts at FY21 stood at Rs 16.32 trillion, about 5 percent higher than RE (Rs 15.55 trillion). Net tax receipts was reported as Rs 14.24 lakh crore and the Revenue from excise duty was Rs 3.89 trillion (63 per cent year on year
About Controller General of Accounts (CGA):
i.CGA is in the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance is the Principal Accounting Adviser to the Government of India.
ii.The Annual Appropriation Accounts (Civil) and Union Finance Accounts are submitted by CGA to Parliament under Article 150 of the Constitution.
iii.It has the responsibility to Disburse the Pension through Public Sector Banks (PSBs) in respect of Central Civil Pensioners, Freedom Fighters, High Court Judges, Ex-M.P. s and Ex-Presidents.
iv.Current CGA –  Smt. Soma Roy Burman (24th CGA, from December 1, 2019)
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SBI cuts India’s FY22 GDP Growth Estimate to 7.9% with W-Shaped recovery; Moody’s Estimated GDP growth at 9.3% in FY22

On June 01, 2021, State Bank of India (SBI) economists reduced India’s FY22 GDP growth estimates to 7.9 percent (the lowest among all analysts) from their earlier projection of 10.4 percent.

  • They have stated the economy to grow faster than expected at 1.6 percent for the Q4 FY21, with a contraction of 7.3(-7.3) percent for the entire FY21.
  • They have also estimated a real GDP growth of Rs 145.8 trillion in FY22 with a “W-shaped” recovery (earlier anticipated “V-shaped”).

-Moody’s Estimated GDP growth at 9.3% in FY22
i.Moody’s, the US-based rating agency, expects a decline in Indian economic activity in the Q1 FY22(April-June quarter), followed by a rebound, resulting in real, inflation-adjusted GDP growth of 9.3 percent in FY22 (earlier projection – 13.7 percent) and 7.9 percent in FY23.
ii.It gave ‘Baa3’ rating for India with a negative outlook due to the weak financial system under COVID1-19.
About State Bank of India(SBI):
Establishment – 1st July 1955
Chairman – Dinesh Kumar Khara
Headquarters – Mumbai, Maharashtra
Tagline – The Banker to Every Indian 
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APPOINTMENTS & RESIGNATIONS          

Jagjit Pavadia Becomes President Of International Narcotics Control BoardJagjit Pavadia elected as president of Vienna based International Narcotics Control BoardThe former Narcotics Commissioner of India and a retired officer of the Indian Revenue Service (Customs), Jagjit Pavadia has been elected as the President of  Vienna based International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) in its 131st session for a period of five years.

  • She succeeds Cornelis P. De Joncheere.
  • She is the first Indian to be appointed as the Chief of the INCB and the second woman to hold this office.
  • Cornelis P.De Joncheere served as the President of INCB for the past 2 years (From 2019 to Mid -2021).

About Jagjit Pavadia:
i.Jagjit Pavadia has served as the Narcotics Commissioner of India, Central Bureau of Narcotics for six years from 2006-2012.
ii.Also, She has been a member of the INCB since 2015, where she was elected as the Vice-President of the board in 2016.
About INCB:
INCB is the independent, quasi-judicial body established by the Single Convention on Narcotic Drugs of 1961. The thirteen members of the Board are elected in a personal capacity by the Economic and Social Council for terms of five years.
Headquarters: Vienna, Austria

SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY

IIT Ropar Developed AmbiTag India’s first IoT device to record temperature for cold chain managementdata logger for the cold chain managementIndian Institute of Technology, Ropar (IIT Ropar), Punjab has developed “AmbiTag” India’s first IoT(Internet of Things) device which will record the real-time temperature of perishable products like food and dairy, vaccines, and body organs and blood during transportation.
AmbiTag was developed under the Technology Innovation Hub- AWaDH (Agriculture and Water Technology Development Hub) and its Startup ScratchNest.
About AmbiTag:
i.AmbiTag is a USB shaped device that records the temperature of the immediate surroundings ranging from -40 to +80 degrees in any time zone for 90 full days on a single charge.
ii.The device will be made available to all the companies involved in the transportation of COVID-19 vaccine from the production facilities to the vaccination centres.
iii.The production cost of the device is Rs 400.
Note:
i.At present India imports such devices from countries like Singapore, Hong Kong, Ireland, and China.
ii.The similar devices available in the international market records only for a period of 30 to 60 days.
About AWaDH (Agriculture and Water Technology Development Hub):
WaDH is a research centre at IIT Ropar established with support from the Department of Science and Technology (DST) and the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB).
Hub Coordinator– Dr. Pushpendra P. Singh

SPORTS

Emilia-Romagna Open Tennis 2021- Sebastian Korda & Coco Gauff Won Men’s & Women’s Singles TitleSebastian Korda wins Emilia-Romagna Open tennisIn May 2021, Emilia-Romagna Open tennis tournament 2021 was conducted at Parma, Italy. The Tournament witnessed the victory of Sebastian Korda, the 1st American to win a Male Championship in the European Clay Court, which was previously won 11-years ago by Sam Querrey.
Coco Gauff wins Women’s Singles & Doubles Title at Emilia-Romagna Open 2021
Coco Gauff, a 17-year old American Tennis player, created history by becoming the youngest player to win both the Women’s Singles and Doubles Title at the Emilia-Romagna Open. The record was previously held by Maria Sharapova since her 2004 victory in England.
About Emilia-Romagna Open:
Court Type – Clay
Location – Parma, Italy
It is also known as “Parma Challenger”
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Football: Chelsea Won the UEFA Champions League 2020/2021 

Chelsea won the UEFA Champions League 2020/2021 title defeating Manchester City with 1-0 in the final. The finals of the UEFA Champions League 2020/2021 was held in Estádio do Dragão in Porto, Portugal.This marks Chelsea’s 2nd Champions League title.

  • This is Europe’s premier club football tournament organised by Union of European Football Associations (UEFA).

Football: Atletico Madrid Won 2020-21 La Liga Title

Atletico Madrid has won the 2020-21 La Liga Title or officially known as LaLiga Santander and were crowned as champions of Spain by defeating Real Valladolid in the last match that was held at the Jose Zorilla stadium in Valladolid,Spain. It is administered by the Liga Nacional de Fútbol Profesional.

  • Atletico Madrid finished top of the standings on 86 points.
  • Real Madrid came second with 84 points.
  • Atlético Madrid clinched their eleventh La Liga title.

OBITUARY

Olympian, Record-Setting U.S. Sprinter Lee Evans Passed Away

American Sprinter & Olympian Lee Evans passed away at the age of 74. He won two gold medals in the 1968 Mexico Summer Olympics, setting world records in the 400 meters and the 4 × 400 meters relay. Evans co-founded the Olympic Project for Human Rights and was part of the athlete’s boycott and the Black Power movement.

  • He achieved his first world record in 1966, as a member of the USA national team which broke the 4 × 400 m relay record at Los Angeles.
  • In 1967, he helped to break the 4 x 220 yd (201.17 m) relay world record.

BOOKS & AUTHORS

Amish Raj Mulmi Authored A Book Titled All Roads Lead North: Nepal’s Turn To ChinaA book titled All Roads Lead NorthA Book Titled “All Roads Lead North: Nepal’s Turn To China” authored by Nepali writer Amish Raj Mulmi was released.
About the book:
i.The book is a blend of history, travel and elegant imagination.
ii.It offers a long view of Nepal’s foreign relations, today underpinned by China’s world-power status.
iii.It also examines the histories binding mountain communities together across the Sino-Nepali border.
About the author:

  • Amish Raj Mulmi is a writer and publishing professional.
  • He is from Pokhara in Nepal. This is his first book.

IMPORTANT DAYS

International Sex Workers Day 2021 – June 2International Sex WorkersInternational Sex Workers Day is annually observed across the globe on 2nd June to ensure the protection of rights of the Sex workers and to tackle the abuse and trafficking problems faced by the sex workers.
Every year on 2nd June, International Sex Workers Day, the Global Network of Sex Work Projects (NSWP) focuses on the theme of Access to Justice
International Sex Workers Day is also known as International Whores Day.
History:
i.On 2nd June 1975, around 100 sex workers occupied the Saint Nizier Church in Lyon, France to protest about their criminalised and exploitative living conditions and launched a media campaign to express their grievances to the world.
ii.The day 2nd June is annually marked as the International Sex Workers Day since 1975.
Criminalization of sex work – Issue of Human rights:
i.The Criminalization of sex workers exposes sex workers to abuse and exploitation by law enforcement officials and force them to work in unsafe locations.
ii.The criminalization of sex workers affects the sex worker’s rights to health.

STATE NEWS

Haryana Governor S N Arya approves ‘The Haryana Recovery of Damages to Property Act’Guv nod to Haryana Recovery of Damages to Property ActIn May 2021, Haryana Governor Satyadev Narayan Arya gave approval to the “The Haryana Recovery of Damages to Property Act”. This act will enable the state government to recover money from the protestors who cause damage to the State’s Public & Private properties.

  • The new law provides powers to the government to set-up Claim Tribunals, which will assess the amount of damage done and award suitable compensations.

About Haryana:

  • ‘Lohri’ is a traditional folk festival, celebrated in the Punjab-Haryana region of India.
  • Gurugram is known as the “Millennium City of India”

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J&K Govt Signs MoU With Go Air For Transportation Of Agri ProduceJammu & Kashmir signs MoU with Go Air for transportationThe Jammu and Kashmir(J&K) Horticulture Department has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the airline carrier Go-Airlines for transportation of perishable horticulture and agricultural produce to various destinations across the country.
Key Points:
i.The MoU was signed in presence of Principal Secretary Agriculture and Farmers Welfare and Horticulture departments, Navin Kumar Choudhary.
ii.Under this MoU, for transportation of perishable fruit produce from Jammu and Srinagar, the airline will charge ,

  • Rs. 24 to Delhi
  • Rs. 34 to Mumbai/Pune
  • Rs. 47 to Chennai
  • Rs. 48 to Kolkata
  • Rs.50 to Bengaluru

iii.It includes the transportation of highly perishable items like Cherry, Plum, Apricots etc.
iv.Go-Air was selected from the Bid as it offered the lowest rates per kg for the transportation of perishable fruit produce.

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S.no Current Affairs 3 June 2021
1 Agriculture Minister Narendra Singh Tomar Launched Horticulture Cluster Development Programme
2 Giriraj Singh Union Minister for Fisheries, Animal Husbandry & Dairying: Announced the Integration of e-Gopala app with UMANG platform
3 RDSO becomes India’s 1st SDO recognised by BIS under ‘One Nation One Standard’ Mission
4 Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Launched List of Initiatives to Enhance SATAT Scheme
5 IAMAI To Set Up Digital Publishers Content Grievances Council;IBF Forms DMCRC; Justice Vikramjit Sen to be Chairman
6 India Hosted 2021 BRICS Foreign Affairs Minister Meeting Virtually
7 UN Calls for Coordinated Action to Achieve Global Net Zero Emission: Climate Breakthroughs Summit
8 WHO Named COVID-19 Variants 1st Found in India as ‘Kappa’ & ‘Delta’
9 EAM S Jaishankar Visited US from 24 to 28 May 2021
10 BSE Signed MoU with ESC to Encourage Listing of Startups
11 ICICI Lombard Ties Up With Microsoft To Automate Audits Of Service Calls
12 India’s Largest Crypto Exchange WazirX Launched Country’s First NFT Marketplace
13 CGA Reported Centre’s Fiscal Deficit for FY21 at 9.3%
14 SBI cuts India’s FY22 GDP Growth Estimate to 7.9% with W-Shaped recovery; Moody’s Estimated GDP growth at 9.3% in FY21
15 Jagjit Pavadia Becomes President Of International Narcotics Control Board
16 IIT Ropar Developed AmbiTag India’s first IoT device to record temperature for cold chain management
17 2 American’s – Sebastian Korda & Coco Gauff Wins Men’s & Women’s Singles Title at Emilia-Romagna Open
18 Football: Chelsea Won the UEFA Champions League 2020/2021
19 Football: Atletico Madrid Won 2020-21 La Liga Title
20 Olympian, Record-Setting U.S. Sprinter Lee Evans Passed Away
21 Amish Raj Mulmi Authored A Book Titled All Roads Lead North: Nepal’s Turn To China
22 International Sex Workers Day 2021 – June 2
23 Haryana Governor S N Arya approves ‘The Haryana Recovery of Damages to Property Act’
24 J&K Govt Signs MoU With Go Air For Transportation Of Agri Produce