25th October 2020 – Current Affairs
Staff Reporter | 20-10-26

? UN day is observed on October 24every year since 1948UN Day marks the anniversary of the entry into force in 1945 of the UN Charter. In 1971, the United Nations General Assembly recommended that the day be observed by the Member States as a public holiday.

? PMGSY (Pradhan Mantri Gram Sadak Yojana) is a programme funded by the Union government to connect habitations having a population of more than 250 in the state. It was established on 25th December 2000.

? Bank of Baroda (BoB) has entered into a tie-up with Toyota Kirloskar Motor (TKM), whereby the bank will be one of the preferred financiers for the entire range of vehicles sold by the latter.

? Mastercard has entered into a partnership with Atlantis to expand the Digital First Program in India. The partnership aims to provide the users of Mastercard, a technology solution that enables them to enjoy a best-in-class digital banking experience. After the launch in India, the partnership will expand to Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand.

? World Polio Day is observed on October 24 every year to raise awareness for polio vaccination and eradication of polioThe World Polio Day was established by Rotary International over a decade ago to commemorate the birth of Jonas Salk who led the first team to develop a vaccine against poliomyelitis.

? World Development Information Day is celebrated annually on October 24th. The day focuses on improving the dissemination of information and mobilizing public opinion, especially among young people.

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