Top Current Affairs: 25 October 2019

Top Current Affairs: 25 October 2019

Today's Top Current Affairs have been included under the Top  Current Affairs, 25 October 2019 which mainly consists of - Kanya Sumangala Yojana and Kartarpur Corridor, etc.

Today's Top Current Affairs have been included under the Top Current Affairs, 25 October 2019 which mainly consists of - Kanya Sumangala Yojana and Kartarpur Corridor, etc.
UP Chief Minister Aditya ' daughter Sumangala scheme launched
The objective of Kanya Sumangala Yojana is to end the practice of female feticide and to promote family planning. Under this scheme, the government will give a total of Rs 15,000 in six phases as an incentive to the beneficiaries from the birth of the daughter till her graduation.
Kanya Sumangala Yojana will act as a security shield for daughters. The scheme has been designed in such a way that in order to get benefits, parents have to worry about the health of daughters and also take care of their studies.
Kartarpur Corridor: India-Pakistan sign the Kartarpur Corridor agreement
The Indian representative was led by SCL Das, Joint Secretary, Ministry of Home Affairs and Mohammad Faisal, a spokesman of the Ministry of External Affairs, was present on behalf of Pakistan. The agreement has been reached between India and Pakistan regarding the Kartarpur corridor. This corridor will be inaugurated by Prime Minister of India Narendra Modi and Prime Minister of Pakistan Imran Khan on 09 November 2019.
Pakistan offered to charge a service fee of $ 20 on every devotee coming to Kartarpur Gurdwara from India. Now devotees will have to pay 20 dollars (about 1420 rupees) to go to Kartarpur. The Kartarpur Corridor is one of the holiest places for Sikhs.
World Bank to give $ 165 million to small farmers in Odisha
This agreement has been signed to increase income, to diversify their products and to help them in marketing better. The Odisha Integrated Irrigation Project for climate change-resistant agriculture will be implemented in rural areas where there is a risk of frequent drought.
This will benefit about 1,25,000 small farmer families from 15 districts of Odisha who manage 1,28,000 hectares of agricultural land. The $ 165 million loans from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development (IBRD) has a grace period of six years. Most of the agricultural areas in Odisha are always hit by bad weather.

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