Top Current Affairs 23 May 2020 in English

23 May, Current Affairs 2020 in English


  1. The Cabinet has approved the Sovereign portfolio guarantee of up to 20% of first loss for purchase of Bonds issued by NBFCs/ MFCs/Micro Finance Institutions (MFIs) & Public Sector Banks (PSBs) via which scheme? Partial Credit Guarantee Scheme (PCGS)
  2. With the revised investment under the Pradhan MantriVayaVandanaYojana, what will be the new minimum pension amount that will be provided to citizens monthly? Rs. 1000
  3. Under Scheme for Formalisation of Micro food processing Enterprises (FME), what will be the expenditure ratio shared by Central & State governments? 60:40
  4. Who has been appointed as the new chief economist of the World Bank? Carmen Reinhart
  5. Recently, GovindaRajuluChintala has been appointed to which post at National Bank for Agriculture and Rural Development(NABARD)? Chairman
  6. Recently, Wuhan has officially imposed a ban on wildlife trade and consumption amid coronavirus crisis for how many years? 5 years
  7. Recently DilipOommen took over as the President of which Indian steel industry? Indian Steel Association (ISA)
  8. Which group partnered to offer companies a COVID-19 screening app called ProtectWell that helps them, clear employees, to go to work? Microsoft & UnitedHealth Group
  9. To further boost Ease of Doing Business in India, the Minimum threshold to initiate insolvency proceedings has been raised to Rs. 1 crore
  10. What will be the new borrowing limits for states as per the new guidelines provided by the Centre? 5% (Only for 2020-21)

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