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Bank Exam Current Affairs – 18 September 2021

Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Bhumihin Majdur Nyay Yojana

  1. Chhattisgarh government launched the ‘Rajiv Gandhi Grameen Bhumihin Majdur Nyay Yojana’.
  2. Under this scheme, Rs 6000 will be provided to each of 12 lakh landless laborers.
  3. Scheme was launched with the provision of Rs 200 crores.
  4. It will benefit 12 lakh, landless families

SEP 3.0

  1. The third series of Student Entrepreneurship Program 3.0 (SEP 3.0) was launched on August 16, 2021, for the young innovators of Atal Tinkering Labs (ATL).
  2. This program was launched by Atal Innovation Mission (AIM) NITI Aayog in collaboration with La Fondation Dassault Systemes.
  3. The theme of SEP 3.0 is ‘Made in 3D – Seed the Future Entrepreneurs Program’.

MeitY-NASSCOM

  1. The government of India announced the MeitY-NASSCOM Start-up Women Entrepreneur Awards 2020-2021 on August 17, 2021.
  2. MeitY-NASSCOM Women Startup Entrepreneurs Awards is the first step that recognizes and cultivates the entrepreneurial spirit in women.

RoDTEP

  1. RoDTEP stands for Remission of Duties and Taxes on Export Products.
  2. It is a new scheme that is applicable with effect from January 1st, 2021, formed to replace the existing MEIS.
  3. The scheme will ensure that the exporters receive refunds on the embedded taxes and duties previously non-recoverable.
  4. The scheme was brought about with the intention to boost exports which were relatively poor in volume previously
  5. Centre government notified the rates and guidelines for the Remission of Duties and Taxes on Exported Products (RoDTEP) export incentive scheme.

FI-Index

  1. The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) introduced the financial inclusion index (FI-Index) to capture the extent of financial inclusion in the country.
  2. This was among the announcements made in the first bi-monthly monetary policy in April this year.

Grace

  1. Tropical depression Grace caused torrential rains in Haiti days after the earthquake.
  2. Tropical depression Grace over southwest Haiti –a worst-affected region in the country — caused torrential rains and high winds, resulting in flooding in at least one area.

IAF’s C-17

  1. IAF’s C-17 aircraft with over 120 Indian diplomats from Kabul lands in Gujarat
  2. This is the second batch of diplomats, officials, and journalists evacuated from Kabul.
  3. The Indian Air Force aircraft is expected to reach Delhi around 1 pm.