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Daily Current Affairs Answer & Explanation : 06 June 2020
The 1995 Fourth World Conference on Women, held in Beijing, was one of the largest ever gatherings of the United Nations, and a critical turning point in the world’s focus on gender equality and the empowerment of women.
The Beijing Declaration was a resolution adopted by the UN at the end of the Fourth World Conference on Women.
The resolution adopted to promulgate a set of principles concerning the equality of men and women.
2020 marks the 25th anniversary of the Fourth World Conference on Women and adoption of the Beijing Declaration and Platform for Action (1995), (Beijing + 25).
Union Minister Nirmala Sitharaman said that ‘Ease of Living’ is the central tenet of the Union Budget 2020-21. Moreover, she stressed that the tenet is woven around three prominent themes:
Aspirational India in which all sections of the society seek better standards of living, with access to health, education and better jobs. Its components are Agriculture Irrigation and Rural development; Wellness, Water & Sanitation; and Education & Skills.
Economic Development for all, indicated in the Prime Minister’s exhortation of “Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas, Sabka Vishwas”. This would entail pervasive economic reforms and yielding more space for the private sector to ensure higher productivity and greater efficiency. Three components of which are Industry, Commerce and Investment; Infrastructure; and the New Economy.
A Caring Society, based on Antyodaya, which is both humane and compassionate. Three components of which are Women & Child, Social Welfare; Culture and Tourism and Environment & Climate Change.
These three broad themes are held together by corruption-free, policy-driven good governance and a clean and sound financial sector.
India and Maldives signed five MoUs for establishing the Addu Tourism zone in islands of Addu atoll.
Addu Atoll, also known as Seenu Atoll, is the southernmost atoll of the
It has a number of other inhabited and uninhabited islands.
Answer : d
The economic survey has given some recommendations to reform the PSBs-such as
Use of Fintech or Financial Technology
Employee stock ownership Plan (ESOP)
Maximum use of machine & Artificial Intelligence
Conservation Agriculture (CA) is a farming system that can prevent losses of arable land while regenerating degraded lands.
It promotes maintenance of a permanent soil cover, minimum soil disturbance, and diversification of plant species.
It enhances biodiversity and natural biological processes above and below the ground surface, which contribute to increased water and nutrient use efficiency and to improved and sustained crop production.