Daily Current Affairs – 15 March , 2020

World Consumer Rights day is observed on 15 March
World Consumer Rights Day is observed on 15 March. The consumer movement marks 15 March with World Consumer Rights Day every year. The day aims to raise global awareness about consumer rights and needs.

Cabinet approved Minimum Support Price for Copra for 2020 season
The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) led by PrimeMinister Narendra Modi approved for the Minimum Support Prices (MSPs) for copra for 2020 season. The approval was recommended by the Commission for Agricultural Costs and Prices (CACP).

3rd edition of WION Global Summit 2020 held in Dubai, UAE
The ‘WION Global Summit: Navigating and Negotiating Global Imperatives’ held at The Oberoi in Dubai. WION is India’s first international news channel dedicated to putting forth India’s perspective on impactful global issues and the annual conclave, WION Global Summit, is a platform for global leaders to come together at a single platform and have a dialogue on a common global agenda.

Prashant Kumar to be MD & CEO of YES Bank, Sunil Mehta to be Non-Executive Chairman
The Government has constituted new board of directors for Yes Bank led by former Punjab National Bank chairman Sunil Mehta. Prashant Kumar was appointed as MD & CEO of YES Bank, Mahesh Krishnamurthy and Atul Bheda will be the non-executive directors

Government declares face masks and hand sanitizers as essential commodities to boost supply
The government has declared face masks and hand sanitizers as essential commodities for the next 100 days. The move is aimed at stepping up efforts to boost supply and prevent hoarding of these items in its fight to check the spread of coronavirus disease.

“Wings India 2020” held in Hyderabad
Wings India 2020, an international exhibition and conference on civil aviation sector, held at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad. The three-day civil aviation exhibition and air show is having the theme ‘flying for all’.

Minister Mansukh Mandaviya to inaugurate the Ro-Pax Ferry Vessel in Mandwa Port
Minister of State (I/C) for Shipping and Chemical & Fertilizers Shri Mansukh Mandaviya is to inaugurate the ROPAX Ferry Vessel and its Terminal at Mandwa in Maharashtra on 15 March.

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