2nd September 2020 – Current Affairs
Staff Reporter | 20-09-03

? Indian Railways has developed a remote-controlled medical trolley named ‘MEDBOT’ to help deliver food and medicines to COVID-19 patients.

? Prime Minister Narendra Modi has announced that the month of September will be observed as “Nutrition Month” in the entire nation. During nutrition month, a food and nutrition quiz will be organized on MyGov portal and there will be a meme competition.

? PM made this announcement during his monthly “Mann ki Baat” radio programme on 30 August 2020.

? World’s Largest Solar Tree Developed By CSIR-CMERI, Can Be Used To Generate Clean And Green Power For Agri-Operations. The Central Mechanical Research Institute (CMERI), under the Centre for Science and Industrial Research (CSIR), has developed and installed the world’s largest solar tree at Durgapur, West Bengal.

? India has been ranked at the 48th position in the Global Innovation Index 2020 released by World Intellectual Property Organisation.

? Indian renewable energy company, Adani Green has been ranked as the world’s number 1 solar energy company in terms of capacity. The company is currently the world’s top solar developer with around 2.3 GW of operational projects.

? World Coconut Day was observed on September 2, 2020. The main objective behind the day’s celebration is to create awareness across the globe about the importance of the coconut and its benefits.

? The Uttar Pradesh state government has decided to set up exclusive anti-electricity theft police stations in every district of the state to address the problem of frequent cases of power theft.

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