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07 June 2017 Current Affairs
More than 200 solar powered ATMs commissioned by ICICI Bank
ICICI Bank commissioned more than 200 solar powered ATM sites in the last one year as part of its efforts to reduce carbon footprint and use more alternative energy source.
ICICI Bank has reduced its overall energy consumption in large offices and branches from 198 million units in 2013-14 to 164 million units in 2016-17, saving 34.2 million units in last three years.
China is now behind India in global retail index
India has surpassed China to secure the top position among 30 developing
countries on ease of doing business. A study that cited India’s rapidly expanding economy, relaxation of FDI rules and a consumption boom as the key drivers.
The 2017 Global Retail Development Index ranks the top 30 developing countries for retail investment worldwide.
Mega farmers meet on June 8 organised by SBI
India’s largest lender State Bank of India said it will meet nearly 10,000 farmers to understand their credit need and provide finance. Gathering will be organised at the bank’s 15,500 rural and semi-urban branches across the country on June 8.
During the meet, branches will receive applications for fresh loans as well as for renewal or enhancement of existing loan.
Sher Bahadur Deuba sworn in new Nepal PM
Parliament of Nepal elected three-time former prime minister Sher Bahadur Deuba to the top post once again unanimously.
This is the tenth time in just over a decade the leadership has changed hands in Nepal. Former PM Pushp Dahal Prachanda had stepped down following pre agreement. This will be fourth stint of Deuba as PM of Nepal.
Pension for single-women launched in Telangana
Single women pension scheme providing Rs 1,000 financial assistance per month to single women was launched across Telangana. Officials have identified over one lakh beneficiaries in 31 districts.
Telangana state Chief Minister Chandrasekhar Rao had earlier announced disbursement of pension of Rs 1,000 per month for single women having no support for livelihood.