? ICICI Bank has announced the introduction of usage of satellite data-imagery from earth observation satellites—to assess credit worthiness of its customers belonging to the farm sector.
? Gujarat was ranked at the top of Niti Aayog’s Export Preparedness Index 2020.
? Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik approved a special assistance package worth Rs 200 crore on August 26, 2020 for the poor and extremely vulnerable families in the state, which have been affected by COVID-19 pandemic.
? Jeff Bezos, Amazon CEO on August 26, 2020, became the first person in the world to hit a net worth of $200 billion. Even amid the COVID-19 pandemic, that affected the businesses and economies, the stocks of the e-commerce platform continue to soar.
? India and Bangladesh have decided to open a new trade route from September 3, 2020, to promote regional connectivity by expanding the scope of inland water transport mechanisms that will enable trade boost in the region.