Stay updated on August 10, 2023, with the day’s essential current affairs, ensuring you’re well-versed in global happenings.
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In a world that never stops, keeping abreast of current affairs is crucial. Discover the key events that shaped August 10, 2023, and broaden your understanding of the world.
- Digital Personal Data Protection Bill, 2023: The bill aims to balance data protection rights with lawful data processing. It outlines obligations for Data Fiduciaries, rights of Data Principals, and penalties for breaches. The bill emphasizes consent, purpose limitation, data minimization, and more.
- Pradhan Mantri Particularly Vulnerable Tribal Groups (PVTG) Mission: Aims to improve socio-economic conditions for PVTGs through comprehensive development initiatives. It allocates funds for infrastructure, education, health, and livelihood.
- Indian Web Browser Development Challenge: Launched by MeitY to create an indigenous web browser with enhanced security. The challenge offers technical mentorship and a prize pool of Rs. 3.41 crore.
- Anusandhan National Research Foundation (NRF) Bill, 2023: Passed to foster research and innovation, replacing SERB. It allocates Rs. 50,000 crore over five years for strategic R&D.
- Coastal Aquaculture Authority (Amendment) Bill, 2023: Allows coastal aquaculture within CRZ, encourages environmentally friendly methods, and enforces compliance.
- Agricultural & Processed Food Products Export Development Authority (APEDA): Promotes millet exports through various schemes and initiatives, enhancing millet production, consumption, and awareness.
- G20 Anti-Corruption Working Group (ACWG) Meeting: Held in Kolkata, focusing on law enforcement cooperation, asset recovery, and anti-corruption efforts among G20 nations.
- India-Uzbekistan Foreign Office Consultations: 16th round held in Tashkent, discussing bilateral cooperation in trade, connectivity, and defense.
- India-UK Free Trade Agreement (FTA) Talks: 12th round of talks to enhance economic ties and trade opportunities, covering areas like investment and duties reduction.
- Fiscal Deficit Target Achieved: India successfully achieved a fiscal deficit target of 6.4% of GDP for FY 2022-23, with strong revenue growth contributing to sustained economic growth.
- Make in India Initiative: Launched in 2014 to make India a hub for manufacturing and innovation, focusing on 27 sectors and implementing policies like PLI schemes.
- Government e-Marketplace (GeM) Achievements: Celebrates its 7th Foundation Day, surpassing global platforms, achieving a GMV of INR 2 lakh crore for FY 2022-23.
Science & Technology
- Nationwide Digital Life Certificate (DLC) Campaign 2.0: Utilizes Face Authentication Technology for pensioners to submit Digital Life Certificates, benefiting 70 lakh Central Government pensioners.
- Indian Web Browser Development Challenge: Launched to create an indigenous web browser with enhanced security, accessibility, and user-friendliness.
- India’s Solar Power Capacity: India has installed 70.1 GW of solar power capacity, with various schemes and initiatives to promote solar energy.
Social & Cultural
- Women Empowerment through Bus Driving: Women in Uttar Pradesh to drive roadways buses, empowering them and promoting gender equality.
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