World Malaria Day was recently observed on April 25, 2021.
RBI has decided to continue with the existing interim WMA scheme limit of ₹51,560 crore for all States/ UTs shall for the next six months i.e., up to September 30, given the prevalence of COVID-19.
The WMA scheme was introduced by the GoIin 1997, after putting an end to the system of adhoc (temporary) Treasury Bills to finance the Central Government’s temporary deficit.
Key Features of the 73rd Constitutional Amendment:
State legislature may authorise the Panchayats with