🔶 A “Compendium of Indian Technologies for Combating COVID-19 (Tracing, Testing and Treating)” prepared by National Research Development Corporation (NRDC) was launched by Dr. Shekhar C. Mande, Director General, CSIR and Secretary, DSIR, Govt. of India at CSIR Headquarters, New Delhi
🔶 Indian Economic Services officer D P S Negi took charge as Director General of Labour Bureau in the Ministry of Labour and Employment.
🔶 PNB Housing Finance has signed a pact with IIT-Delhi for developing sustainable and reusable personal protective equipment (PPE) kits for healthcare workers.
🔶 Employees’ Provident Fund Organisation (EPFO) allowed employers to register their digital signatures online through e-mail.
🔶The government has extended the last date for filing annual GST return for the financial year 2018-19 by three months till September 2020.
🔶 Former head of the Intelligence Agency Mustafa al-Qadimi was cursed as the country’s next prime minister amid a severe economic crisis created by the Coronavirus global epidemic in Iraq.
🔶 A Pakistani youth, Rahul Dev, has become the first Hindu to join the Pakistan Air Force (PAF), having been recruited as a General Duty Pilot Officer.
🔶 The Madhya Pradesh government has re-launched the ambitious Sambal Yojana aimed to strengthen the lives of the poor and the SC and ST communities by providing them social security cover, right from birth to death.
🔶 Professor Saurabh Lodha from Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay, has received the Young Career Award in Nano Science and Technology for the year 2020 instituted by the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India.
🔶 Lt Gen Raj Shukla assumed the command of the Army Training Command (ARTRAC).