? World Heritage Day 2020 observed globally on 18 April every year. This Day is celebrated to preserve the human heritage and to recognise all the efforts of relevant organizations.
? National List of Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) of India launched in New Delhi by Minister for State for Culture (I/C) Prahlad Singh Patel.
? CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories (CSIR-NAL), Bengaluru & MAF Clothing develop ‘Personal Protective Coverall Suit’ for healthcare workers combating COVID-19.
? The Delhi Government has launched ‘Assess Koro Na’ mobile application and advised the officials to use this app to do door-to-door survey in COVID-19 containment zones.
? Govt. approval made mandatory for any company or an individual from a country that shares land border with India to invest in any sector in the country, the DPIIT (Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade) said.
? Defence Research and Development Organisation has rolled out products namely Automatic Mist Based Sanitiser Dispensing Unit and UV Sanitisation Box and Hand-held UV device to enable COVID-19 disinfection process.
? A mobile application “Kisan Rath” has been launched to facilitate transportation of foodgrains and perishables during lockdown.
? International Day for Monuments and Sites (World Heritage Day) celebrated on April 18; theme: ‘Shared Cultures, Shared Heritage, Shared Responsibility.
? The National Conference on Kharif crops 2020 was held through video conference. Narendra Singh Tomar is the Union Minister of Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare.
? COVID-19 pandemic: BCCI creates ‘Team Mask Force’ video to promote wearing masks in public places.