Current Affair For Date “July 20, 2017”

Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY)

Date: July 20, 2017

The Union Minister for Finance, Defence and Corporate Affairs will formally launch the Pradhan Mantri Vaya Vandana Yojana (PMVVY) tomorrow in the national capital. PMVVY is a Pension Scheme announced by the Government of India exclusivelyfor the senior citizens aged 60 years and above which is available from 4th May, 2017 to 3rd May, 2018. The Scheme can be purchased offline as well as online t...

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Maharashtra’s new social boycott law: All you should know

Date: July 20, 2017

The Maharashtra Prohibition of Social Boycott (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) act 2016, received assent from the president, this paved the way for its implementation. The law disallows social boycott in the name of caste, community, religion, rituals or customs.
Social boycott under the new law:
If any individual or group tries to prevent another member or gro...

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