TNPSC Current Affairs April 2017
1.Tamil Nadu lead in implementing urban poverty alleviation programmes
Union Government said that Tamil Nadu lead in implementing urban poverty alleviation programmes followed by Madhya Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Andhra Pradesh and Chattisgarh. These states are ahead of other states in addressing urban poverty during 2014 to 2017.
2.Prime Minister Lays Foundation Stone of Multimodal Terminal in Jharkhand.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi has laid the foundation stone of Multimodal Terminal at Sahibganj district, Jharkhand. It is an important component of National Waterway-1 from Varanasi to Haldia about 1390 km in River Ganga under Jal Marg Vikas Project (JMVP)
3. RBI keeps repo rate unchanged and raises reverse repo rate
During RBI’s First Bimonthly policy review, Reserve Bank of India keeps repo rate unchanged at 6.25 % and raises the reverse repo rate by 25 bps from 5.75% to 6%.