News Headlines-8th Feb
- February 8, 2023
- Posted by: admin
- Category: Current Affairs Capsule
Headlines of the Day
India on Tuesday sent rescue and medical teams, including an Army medical team and National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel, along with medical supplies to quake-hit Turkey.
Advocate Lekshmana Chandra Victoria Gowri was sworn in as an Additional Judge of Madras High Court Tuesday, minutes before the Supreme Court dismissed a plea challenging her appointment as an Additional Judge in Madras High Court.
The Union Budget Budget has accorded high priority to millet grains such as jowar, bajra, ragi citing their health benefits. The Indian Institute of Millet Research Hyderabad will be supported as the Centre of Excellence for sharing best practices, research and technologies at the international level.
The Union Budget has announced Rs 2,516 crore for computerisation of 63,000 Primary Agricultural Credit Societies (PACS) over the next five years, with the aim of bringing greater transparency and accountability in their operations and enabling them to diversify their business and undertake more activities.