Daily Current Affairs Quiz based on 20th July 2021:
This article will walk you through the Current Affairs facts as of 20th July 2021. Presented here is your daily dose of Current Events and GK.
The Rajasthan government has announced the launch of 'Mukhyamantri Kisan Mitra Urja Yojana', giving a big relief to lakhs of farmers of the state on electricity bills. Under this scheme, every farmer family of the state will be given a grant of one thousand rupees per month on the electricity bill from the government. This grant will come directly into the bank account of the farmers. The benefit of this scheme will be applicable to electricity bills from May this year.
Shikhar Dhawan has become the 10th player for India to score 6000 runs in international ODI cricket. Shikhar Dhawan made his ODI debut in the year 2010. Playing in ODI cricket for India in the last 11 years, Dhawan has scored 6000+ runs in 140 innings of 143 matches. During this, 17 centuries have come out of his bat. His best score has been an innings of 143 runs.
The Andhra Pradesh government has announced a 10 percent reservation for the Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) for appointments to elementary posts and services. The state government has been implementing EWS reservation in education for the last two years following an interim order issued by the High Court on a writ petition. According to an order issued by Chief Secretary Aditya Nath Das, people who are not covered under the existing scheme of reservation for Scheduled Castes, Scheduled Tribes and Socially and Educationally Backward Classes and whose total family income does not exceed Rs. less, they will get the benefit of EWS reservation.
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