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TNPSC Daily Current Affairs - January 5, 2018 - TNPSC Current Affairs - 2018

TNPSC Current Affairs - January 2018 by TNPSC Guru

1.Important schemes for development of women and children 

Some Important Scheme for Development of Women and Children by Women and Child Development Ministry are

Schemes For Women
  • Beti Bachao Beti Padhao (BBBP)-  about declining Child Sex Ratio and empowerment of women .
  • Pradhan Mantri Matru Vandana Yojana (PMMVY) -  providing cash health and nutrition to pregnant and nursing mothers.
  • Pradhan Mantri Mahila Shakti Kendra – involving student volunteers to empower rural women.
  • National Creche Scheme – providing day care for children of working women
  • Rastriya Mahila Kosh (RMK)- providing micro credit for poor women to enhance their livelihood.
  • Swadhar Greh – provides relief and rehabilitation for poor  and women in distress
  • Ujjawala,- is the scheme for prevention of trafficking and for rescue, rehabilitation, re-integration and repatriation of victims of trafficking for commercial sexual exploitation.
Schemes For Children
  • Integrated Child Development Services (ICDS) implement with the aim to development of children upto 6 years of age and to provide nutritional needs of pregnant and lactating woman.
  • Integrated Child Protection Scheme (ICPS) giving safe and secure environment for overall development of rural and urban children
  • National Nutrition Mission (NNM) the mission will aim to reduce the level of stunting, under-nutrition, anaemia and low birth weight babies. It will be commencing from 2017-2018.
 2.Government roll out 7.75 % taxable savings bonds.
Central Government has introduced 7.75 % savings bonds which is taxable for citizen. It has no monetary limit and also bond has exemption from Wealth Tax act 1957. It will replace the 8% bond introduced in 2003.

3.India to get P-8I long range maritime patrol aircraft and electronic warfare systems. 
Defence ministry has given its approval for procuring P-8I long range maritime patrol aircraft for Navy and electronic warfare systems for army with the cost of Rs 2420 crore 

4.R Selvaraj New Chief for Teachers recruitment board. 

R. Selvaraj has appointed as new chief for Teachers recruitment board

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