Today Top Current Affairs 21 December 2020
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1st Centre of Excellence for Skill Development in Power Sector
The Skill Development Minister Shri Raj Kumar Singh has commenced the first Centre of Excellence (CoE) for skill development. he inaugurated the centre in Gurugram Haryana.
- It is set up in National Institute of Solar Energy’s campus.
- The Skill Development and Entrepreneurship Ministry have installed the new centre with the help of Indian Govt and National Education and Youth Ministry and France’s Govt.
- The main role of this centre is to produce and release Training for Trainers, Instructors, Training of Assessors for the power and solar sector.
UP begins Varasat campaign in order to curb property & land-related disputes in rural areas
The state Govt of UP has started off a new campaign named Varasat. it aims to control property & land-related disputes in rural areas.
- Also, it goals to eliminate the land-related issues in rural areas and will play a role in removing the exploitation of the villagers.
- The Varasat campaign will run for a period of two months and will end on 15th February 2020.
Varasat scheme Features
- The villagers will be able to get online and offline facilities in order to register their ‘Varasat’.
- people who have a property in villages and they live in cities or villages. they will be able to register at the Tehsil-level.
Varasat scheme Benefits
- People will obtain paper documents for land and property.
- As well as, they could receive loans from banks.
- it reduces disputes and animosity among families members.
- People get rid of facing lawsuits.
Hawker Culture receives UNESCO Recognition
The Hawker Culture (Singapore), has been listed by UNESCO for ‘Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity’.
- The Hawker Culture is known as a Community Dining Room that offers street dining and culinary practices.
- Hawker offers various cultures food such as Chinese, Malay, Indian, among others.
UAE: 20th IORA Council of Ministers Meeting
On 17th December 2020, IORA Council of Ministers (COM) Meeting’s 20th version has been organized through a video conference. the meeting was headed by United Arab Emirates (UAE).
“Promoting a Shared Destiny and Path to Prosperity in the Indian Ocean”.
- The inauguration of the meet was done by Sheikh Abdullah bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
- From the India side, External Affairs’ V. Muraleedharan, joined the meet.
- The vision of the IORA meeting was to obtain a peaceful, stable, and prosperous Indian Ocean region as described in the Jakarta Concord and IORA Action Plan.
5th Annual Global Technology Summit
The annual Global Technology Summit (GTS)’s 5th edition was held by MEA and Indian Govt with the help of Carnegie India (CI). the summit run between 14th December and 18th December 2020.
GTS 2020 Theme –
- “The Geopolitics of Technology”.
- Along with it, the policymakers, experts and scholars joined the 5-days event to discuss on sub-themes along with it, the policymakers, experts and scholars joined the 5-days event to discuss on sub-themes.
Rajnath inaugurated an advanced Hypersonic Wind Tunnel test facility
On 19th Dec 2020, Defence Minister Rajnath Singh made inauguration of the advanced Hypersonic Wind Tunnel (HWT) test facility. it was developed by DRDO.
- After the US and Russia, India has become a 3rd nation who ha made a huge facility in size and capability.
- It will provide the capability for hypersonic flow over a wide spectrum