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Daily Current Affairs 1 October 2020 With Video Lecture

What are the key provisions of the Social Security Code 2020? Recently, Lok Sabha passed the Social Security Code, 2020 Social Security is a measure to ensure access to health...

What are the key provisions of the Social Security Code 2020?

  • Recently, Lok Sabha passed the Social Security Code, 2020
  • Social Security is a measure to ensure access to health care and provisions of income security to workers.
  • This replaces nine laws related to social security, including the Employees’ Provident Fund Act, 1952, the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961, and the Unorganised Workers’ Social Security Act, 2008.
  • The code universalizes social security coverage to those working in the unorganised sector, such as migrant workers, gig workers and platform workers.
  • Provisions of this will also be extended to agricultural workers also.
  • The code also reduces the time limit for receiving gratuity payment.
  • A “Social Security Fund” will be created on the financial side in order to implement these schemes.

Namami Gange

  • PM Modi inaugurated 6 mega projects in Uttarakhand under Namami Gange.
  • These six mega projects of Sewage Treatment Plants (STP) are constructed at Haridwar, Rishikesh, Muni ki Reti, Chorpani, and Badrinath.
  • The Ganga Avalokan Museum, the first of its kind on the River Ganga at Haridwar was also inaugurated.
  • “Rowing Down the Ganges” book was also released which explains in detail how the River Ganges stands as a glowing symbol of India’s Culture, Faith and Heritage.
  • The logo of Jal Jeevan Mission and ‘Margdarshika for Gram Panchayats and Paani Samitis under Jal Jeevan Mission’ is also unveiled during the event.
  • Namami Gange Programme
  • It is an Integrated Conservation Mission.
  • A ‘Flagship Programme’ established by the Union Government in June 2014
  • Objective:  To accomplish the twin objectives of effective abatement of pollution and conservation and rejuvenation of National River Ganga.

India-Denmark Green Strategic Partnership

  • India and the Kingdom of Denmark have launched the Green Strategic Partnership for delivering sustainable solutions to India.
  • India and Denmark will cooperate through relevant ministries, institutions and stakeholders.
  • What is the Green Strategic Partnership?
  • The partnership implies political cooperation, expand economic relations and green growth, create jobs and strengthen cooperation on addressing global challenges and opportunities.
  • It will be focusing on an ambitious implementation of the Paris Agreement and the UN Sustainable Development Goals.

Crimes in India report

  • Recently, National Crime Record Bureau (NCRB) released a report titled “Crime in India”, 2019.
  • Crimes against women increased 7.3% from 2018 to 2019, and crimes against Scheduled Castes also went up 7.3%
  • Key Findings:
  • UP reported highest number of cases in both the categories, crimes against women and crimes against scheduled castes.
  • Assam reported the highest rate of crimes against women (per lakh population),
  • While Rajasthan had the highest rate of crimes against Scheduled Castes.
  • A total of 4,05,861 cases of crime against women were registered during 2019.
  • Not only women, the figures collated by NCRB also indicate an upward trend in cases linked to crimes against children.
  • From 2018, the crimes against children have gone up by of 4.5 per cent in 2019.
  • National Crime Record Bureau:
  • Functions under the Union Home Ministry.
  • It was set up in 1986
  • Aim: Collecting and analysing crime data from across the country.

01 October:  International Day of the Elderly

  • The International Day of Older Persons (IDOP) is observed every year on October 1 to raise awareness about issues affecting elderly and to appreciate contributions that older people make to society.
  • Theme: “Leave No One Behind”

Current COVID19 Situation in India



Ganga Avalokan Museum is located at:

  1. Badrinath
  2. Haridwar
  3. Rishikesh
  4. None of these

Answer – B

In which year Namami Gange Programme was launched?

  1. 2010
  2. 2011
  3. 2014
  4. 2020

Answer – C

According to the recent report by NCRB which state reported the highest rate of crimes against women?

  1. Uttar Pradesh
  2. Assam
  3. Rajasthan
  4. Maharashtra

Answer – B

Question of the Day

What is Mission Indradhanush?

Answer in next session…

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