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Centre has been renamed the Central Institute of Plastics Engineering and Technology (CIPET), a premier national institution under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, as Central Institute of Petrochemicals Engineering and Technology (CIPET).
Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman has officially launched the facility of instant PAN through Aadhaar based e-KYC on 28 May. The facility is in line with the announcement made in the Union Budget. The new facility is now available for those PAN applicants who possess a valid Aadhaar number and have a mobile number registered with Aadhaar. The electronic PAN (e-PAN) is issued to the applicants free of cost.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Government of India signed a $177 million loan to upgrade 450 kilometers of state highways and major district roads in Maharashtra. The project aims to improve connectivity between rural areas and urban centers in Maharashtra. It will enable rural communities to better access markets, employment opportunities, and services.
Government of India stated that in order to succeed against the COVID-19 pandemic, a large number of parallel efforts are being taken. The move is being done globally and nationally. Indian start-ups are working on COVID-19 vaccine candidates in the very strong Indian vaccine industry.
Major Suman Gawani, an Indian Army officer is awarded the prestigious “United Nations Military Gender Advocate of the Year Award” on 29 May 2020. She served as a women peacekeeper with the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) in 2019.
The Ministry of Labour and Employment under its National Career Service (NCS) project has now started offering free online “Career Skills Training” in partnership with TCS ION for its registered job-seekers. Around 1000 employment exchanges including 200 Model Career Centers across the country are integrated with NCS. A Special link for Work from Home Jobs and Online Trainings has been created on NCS portal Home Page to give direct access to job-seekers to such jobs.
Assam Chief Minister apprised Union Petroleum Minister him about the incidents of gas explosion at oilfields in Baghjan, Tinsukia. Baghjan oil field is located in Assam’s Tinsukia district. It is being managed by Oil India Limited. The blast occurred at Baghjan oil field due to some technical problems. There was no report of any casualty in the incident.