Current Affairs 21st July 2017 – Gk Today
1.Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley has launched a new pension scheme for the senior citizens ” Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana ” (PMVVY) in New Delhi.
2.The 5th North East connectivity summit 2018 will be held in Arunachal Pradesh.
3.President Pranab Mukherjee inaugurated the bicentenary celebration of Paika rebellion of Odisha organized by the union ministry of culture in New Delhi.
4.Union Finance minister has released the national Trade facilitation Action plan (NTFAP) in New Delhi.
5.Former UK trade minister Lord Davies is appointed as the new chairman of the UK India Business Council (UKIBC).
6.The Indian Army has signed an MoU with Defence Research & Development Organisation (DRDO) to raise one regiment of advanced medium range Surface to Air missiles.
7.Adobe systems has appointed Shanmugh Natarajan as the Managing Director for Adobe systems in India.
8.Bank of Baroda has signed an agreement with Directorate General of Supplies & Disposals (DGS&D) for extending various banking services to Government e-marketplace.
9.Union Ministry of Rural Development will launch a new sub-scheme ” Aajeevika Grameen Express Yojana ” (AGEY) under Deendayal Antyodaya Yojana.