Daily Current Affairs – Dec 23th, 2020

National Farmers Day or Kisan Diwas :On December 23

The day was chosen to honour the birth anniversary of the fifth Prime Minister of India, Choudhary Charan Singh. This day aims to praise the farmers as they are the spine of India.Chaudhary Charan Singh followed the famous slogan – “JAI JAWAN JAI KISAN”

Did you Know

“JAI JAWAN JAI KISAN” introduced by Lal Bahadur Shastri.

Reliance India Ltd, London based BP started production at Asia’s deepest gas field R-Cluster in KG D6 block

The R-Cluster is expected to reach plateau gas production of 12.9 million standard cubic meters per day in 2021.The deepwater gas projects in the KG D6 block (R,Satellite Cluster & MJ field) combined are likely to meet 15% of India’s gas demand by 2023.

Did you Know

This block is in Krishna-Godavari basin of Bay of Bengal coast.

India & Vietnam signed seven agreements during the virtual summit

Agreements for cooperation in areas such as defence, petrochemicals and nuclear energy and unveiled a joint vision for peace and prosperity against the backdrop of concerns in both countries about China’s aggressive actions across the region.

Did you Know

PM of Vietnam: Nguyen Xuan Phuc;Capital :Hanoi; Currency: dong

Trump Presents PM Modi With Top US Honour ‘Legion Of Merit’

Prime Minister Narendra Modi was awarded the ‘Legion of Merit’ by U.S. President Donald Trump for his role in advancing the India-U.S. relationship. The Legion of Merit, instituted in 1942 by former U.S President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

Did you Know

Field Marshal K.M. Cariappa received this award in 1949.

PM to launch PMJAY – SEHAT, health insurance scheme for Jammu-Kashmir on Dec 26

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will launch the PMJAY – SEHAT scheme stands for Social, Endeavour for Health and Telemedicine, a health insurance scheme for the Union Territory. All the inhabitants of J & K to get free cashless health cover upto 5 lakhs.

Did you Know

Lieutenant Governor of J& K:Manoj Sinha

Reliance emerges as biggest wealth creator over last 25 years, finds study

Reliance Industries accounted for Rs 6.3 trillion in wealth created since 1995, according to Motilal Oswal Financial Services’ annual wealth creation study, the 25th edition of which was released. It’s services range from oil to communications & retail.

Did you Know

The closest rival was Hindustan Unilever of Rs 4.9 trillion.

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