Pradhan Mantri Laghu Vyapari Maan Dhan scheme launched
- On 19th August NDA-led government launch Pradhan Mantri Laghu Vyapari Maan-Dhan scheme.
- Under the Ministry of Labour and Employment pension scheme for small traders functions.
- On 31st May 2019 cabinet was approved this scheme.
- The scheme was notified by the Ministry on July 22.
India to host World Youth Chess Championship
- India is to host the World Youth Chess Championship 2019 for the 1st time.
- AICF won the bid to conduct the World Youth and Junior Chess championships 2019.
- In Mumbai, Maharashtra from 1 October to 13 October 2019 championship will be held.
- To take part in such world events the championship aims to produce many young stars and aspire.
Scientists found two new fish species
- The Scientists of the ZSI have discovered two new species.
- Both the fishes were less than seven centimetres.
- This species measured 63 mm standard length.
Manipur Govt launches School Fagadaba scheme
- N Biren Singh launched “School Fagadaba” scheme.
- The main aim of the scheme is to improve the infrastructure and quality of education.
- In every Government school in the state regular attendance of teachers, biometric devices would be installed.
- The teachers posted in these schools stay at the place.
World Photography Day observed on 19 August
- On 19th August World Photography Day was observed.
- It signifies about the photography event in the world.
- It become an ever-increasing medium of personal expression.
- It can make the viewer see the world.
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