? Indian High Commission in Bangladesh, and India Bangladesh Chambers of Commerce and Industry (IBCCI) has jointly organized a webinar on trade promotion. Riva Ganguly Das is the present High Commissioner of India to Bangladesh.
? PM launches two web portals — e-Gram Swaraj & Swamitva Yojana — for faster development of villages. The e-Gram Swaraj app will provide panchayats a single interface to complete development projects. Swamitva Yojana will use drones in mapping of properties in villages and will make it easier for villagers to avail loans from banks.
? Union Human Resource Development Minister Ramesh Pokhriyal ‘Nishank’ has launched a campaign “#MyBookMyFriend“ on the occasion of World Book Day.
? Panchayati Raj Day celebrated on April 24; marks the passing of Constitution (73rd Amendment) Act, 1992.
? The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crimes (UNODC) has rolled out a ‘Lockdown Learners’ series in India under its flagship “Education for Justice” initiative.
? An e-office application called ‘e-karyalay’ launched in CISF to enable movement of files and documents without physical touch.
? National Book Trust, India and Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FICCI) has organized a WEBINAR on Post-COVID Publishing Scenario in New Delhi.
? Odisha govt launches portal ‘covid19.odisha.gov.in’ for registration of migrant workers who are expected to return to the state after lifting of the lockdown on May 3.
? At 309 million, US President Donald Trump dominates the rankings for world leaders with most interactions on Facebook in the past 12 months: BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe).
? China names its first Mars exploration mission to be launched later in 2020 as Tianwen-1.