15 July 2015 Current Affairs

RBI Constitutes Deepak Mohanty Committee To Frame Action Plan On Financial Inclusion

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has  set up a committee to work out a five-year action plan to spread the reach of financial services to unbanked population. The committee will be a 14-member panel which will be headed by RBI executive director Deepak Mohanty the committee will review the existing policy of financial inclusion including supportive payment system and customer protection.

Champions League T20 of Cricket Scrapped with Immediate Effect

The Governing Council of the Champions League T20 (CLT20) has decided to scrap the tournament with immediate effect. CLT20 was scrapped due to lack of interest or poor response of the fans and popularity of the tournament and difficulty in managing it. Its popularity was also poor in respect of other domestic T20 tournaments such as Indian Premier League (IPL), Big Bash League in Australia and South Africa’s Ram Slam T20.

World Youth Skills Day was Observed On 15 July

The World Youth Skills Day was on 15 July observed globally for the first ever time. The day was observed under the theme Youth skills for work and life in the post-2015 agenda. The theme is in line with the upcoming Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for 2030. The World Youth Skills Day was established by the United Nations (UN) General Assembly on 11 November 2014. The Assembly designated 15 July as the World Youth Skills Day in order to raise awareness about the importance of investing in youth skills development.

PM Narendra Modi Launched Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikash Yojana

Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY) was launched by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on 15 July in New Delhi. The main objective behind the launch is to create skilled man power at grass-root level by giving them vocational, technical and skill development education.


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