? Chief Minister Y.S. Jagan Mohan Reddy on Wednesday launched ‘YSR Bima’ scheme under which 1.41 crore Below Poverty Line (BPL) families possessing white ration-cards will be provided insurance cover for death and permanent disability.
? The state government of Tamil Nadu has launched the Smart Black Board scheme in 80,000 government schools of the state. The initiative aims to ensure better teaching environment as well as lead towards Digital India and Atmanirbhar Bharat.
? India on Thursday successfully carried out the final trial of the Defence Research and Development Organisation-developed Nag anti-tank guided missile with a warhead. The test was carried out at 6.45 am at the Pokhran field firing ranges in Rajasthan.
? World Snow Leopard Day is observed globally on 23rd October. The main purpose of this day is to show the importance of snow leopard conservation and raise awareness about this incredible animal.
? Union Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (I/C) Prahlad Singh Patel virtually launched “Life in Miniature” project, a collaboration between theNational Museum, New Delhi, Ministry of Culture, and Google Arts & Culture.
? The Reserve Bank barred Payment System Operators (PSOs) from launching any new proprietary QR code for payment transactions.
? Vodafone Idea and Nasscom Foundation launched MyAmbar – an app-based solution for women safety in India.