Current Affairs in English Dated 06 August 2020

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How many states/UTs have joined Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN) (as on August 5, 2020)?

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The Electronic Vaccine Intelligence Network (eVIN), which is used for efficient vaccine logistics management has reached 32 States and Union Territories (UTs) and will soon be rolled-out in the remaining State of Sikkim and Union Territories (UTs) of Andaman & Nicobar Islands, Chandigarh and an Ladakh. Currently, 23,507 cold chain points across 585 districts of 22 States and 2 UTs routinely use the eVIN technology. Aimed at strengthening immunization supply chain systems in India, eVIN is being implemented under National Health Mission (NHM) by Ministry of Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW).

Who is set to become the first non-white person to feature on a British coin?

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Mahatma Gandhi is set to be the first non-white person to feature on British money, the Telegraph can reveal. The Royal Mint Advisory Committee is working to create a coin featuring the anti-colonial campaigner, who led the protest against British rule in India

Who Inaugurates BPAMS System In Goa?

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Chief Minister Pramod Sawant has launched TCP Department’s online Building Plan Approval Management System. This system has been initiated to attain faster and hassle-free clearances for land development and building construction approval in a transparent manner says TCP Minister Babu Kavlekar. Chief Minister Sawant has stated that this will help Goa in the ‘Ease of Doing Business’ ranking by Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade.

Northern railway’s 1st Vyapar Mala Express train ran from Delhi to which state?

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Northern Railway ran its first Vyapar Mala Express train from Kishanganj in Delhi bound for Jirania in Tripura. It will help small traders to move their cargo in short time, cost effective, convenient and environment-friendly mode of transportation. The train has 46 wagons and It is an express service where piece-meal stock will reach its destination in a shorter time

What is the name of the programme launched by the Health Minister to promote scientific temper among school students?

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Union Health and Family Welfare Minister Harsh Vardhan launched a national- level programme named 'Vidyarthi Vigyan Manthan' 2020-21. This initiative aims to promote scientific temper among school students of Class 6 to 11.

Which state government launched the unique identity card, the Parivar Pehchan Patras for effective and efficient delivery of central and state schemes for the people?

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Manohar Lal Khattar, the Chief Minister of Haryana launched a unique identity card, the Parivar Pehchan Patras (PPP), an initiative of the state government developed by the team CMO (Chief Minister’s Office) for effective and efficient delivery of central and state schemes to the people in a transparent way.

How much was the amount that was contributed by India to the India-UN development partnership fund?

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Government of India (GoI) has contributed USD 15.46 million to the India-UN (United Nations) Development Partnership Fund as a support to fellow developing nations for their 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development and related projects. In this regard, a cheque of USD 15.46 million handed over by India’s Permanent Representative to the UN Ambassador T S Tirumurti to the United Nations Office for South-South Cooperation (UNOSSC) Director Jorge Chediek at a ceremony held within social distancing guidelines at the Permanent Mission of India to the UN.

Under Swadesh Darshan scheme, Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel inaugrated “Thenzawl Golf Resort”, the first golf course of which state?

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Union Minister of State for Culture & Tourism (Independent charge) Prahlad Singh Patel virtually inaugurated the first golf course of Mizoram i.e. “Thenzawl Golf Resort” Project, implemented under the Swadesh Darshan (SD) Scheme of Ministry of Tourism, from New Delhi. The Project was sanctioned under the “Integrated Development of New Eco Tourism” of Swadesh Darshan project and was constructed by Edufice Infraservices Private Limited of New Delhi.

Which insurance company launched new services and products for COVID-19?

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Aditya Birla Health Insurance Company Limited (ABHICL), the health insurance arm of Aditya Birla Capital Limited, has introduced new services, product solutions & add-ons to the existing products to enable customers to safeguard their health during COVID-19.

Which country has conducted the test flight of LGM-30G Minuteman III missile recently?

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United States (US) Air Force conducted a scheduled test launch of an LGM-30G Minuteman III, an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) carrying a load of three unarmed reentry vehicles, from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, US to a target in the Pacific Ocean. Missile’s three reentry vehicles traveled 4,200 miles (6,759 kilometers) to the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands as part of a developmental test.

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