TNPSC Current Affairs April 2017
1The HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2017 passed in Parliament
Parliament has passed the HIV and AIDS (prevention and control) Bill 2014, to ensure equal rights to person affected by HIV and AIDS in getting treatment, admission in educational institutions and jobs..
Union health minister JP Nadda said that Indian Government will take care of the treatment for the person having HIV and AIDS.
India has almost 21 lakh people living with HIV/AIDS, the third highest after South Africa and Nigeria.
2.Union Government to launch SAMPADA scheme for food processing
Union Government going to launch Scheme for Agro-Marine Produce Processing and Development of Agro-Processing Clusters (SAMPADA) for Food Processing. It was said by Food Processing Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal . The Scheme aimed to combine both current and new schemes in reducing food wastage and double the income of farmers by 2022.
3.. G20 Digital Ministers Meeting held in Germany .
The G20 Digital Ministerial Meeting was held in Dusseldorf, Germany.