Current Affairs, News & Facts of 07 Aug 2013

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  • The Government has constituted a Committee under the Chairmanship of Director, National Centre for Agricultural Economics and Policy Research (NCAP), Dr. Ramesh Chand, to examine the methodological issues in fixing Minimum Support Prices of agricultural commodities. - read more cat
  • DRDO has proposed to establish a new "Missile Test Range" at Rutland Island in Andaman & Nicobar Islands for testing of long range missiles - read more cat
  • Per capita availability of milk, fruits and vegetables in the country is 290 gram, 200 gram and 401 gram, respectively (comparable to the World average)- Agriculture Ministry. During 2011-12, the production of fruits and vegetables in India was 76.42 million tonnes and 156.33 million tonnes, respectively.
  • India to take up the development and production of a 70-100 seater range civilian aircraft (to begin with).
    • A "High Level Committee on Manufacturing" took  the decision.
    • High Level Steering Group under chairman National Manufacturing Competitiveness Council, V. Krishnamurthy, has been tasked with working out the modalities of this programme.
  • 607 Common Service Centres (CSCs) and 142 e-District Mission Mode Projects implemented in all the States till date -Department of Electronics and Information Technology (DeitY). The statistics doenot include CSC in the Union Territory of Dadar & Nagar Haveli and Daman Diu and Karnataka.
  • National Sports Development Fund has decided to support up to 50 sportspersons for customized training under ‘NSDF 50’ scheme keeping in view Olympics 2020

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