17 & 18.09.17 (RPSC) Rajasthan Current Affairs

RAJASTHAN

 

  • 10 countries to take part in first ASEAN Art camp at Udaipur

 

  • Ten countries will take part in the first ASEAN Art camp being organised by union ministry of external affairs in Udaipur from September 21-29. The event will coincide with the 25th anniversary of ASEAN-India Dialogue Relations.

 

  • The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) comprises Indonesia, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Brunei, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam and India.

 

  • A collection of 20 paintings will be displayed in a special exhibition to be inaugurated at ASEAN Indian summit by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi in January 2018.

 

  • This is perhaps for the first time that these artists from their respective countries will be working on a platform and painting on one theme along with the highly acclaimed artists of India.

 

  • Govt cuts interest rate of long­term agriculture loans to 6.7%

 

  • The state government cut the interest rate on long-term agriculture loans by 0.40%.

 

  • Farmers, who have taken loan from Primary Cooperative Land Development Banks and repaid it on time, will now avail of loan at 6.70% interest rate.

 

  • “The state government is constantly working to provide loan to farmers at minimum interest rate, and reduction today was on same line.

 

  • The Central Cooperative Bank recently reduced interest rate by 0.50% on loans distributed under Cooperative Welfare Schemes.”

 

  • The department has also started Agriculture Pledge Loan Scheme to ensure that the farmers get right price for their crop and not sell it under pressure or trapped by middlemen.

 

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rohit dixit

India is not the part of ASEAN. You missed LAO PDR instead.

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