Current Affairs Daily Digest – December 02 2020
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1. International Day for the Abolition of Slavery
International Day for the Abolition of Slavery is observed annually on 2nd December since 1986 by the United Nations General Assembly. The focus of this day is on eradicating contemporary forms of slavery, such as trafficking in persons, sexual exploitation, the worst forms of child labour, forced marriage, and the forced recruitment of children for use in armed conflict.
2. National Pollution Control Day: 02 December
In India, the National Pollution Control Day is observed every year on December 2 to commemorate the life of people lost in the unfortunate incident of Bhopal Gas Tragedy that occurred in the year 1984 on the night of 2–3 December.
The year 2020 marks the 36th anniversary of the Bhopal Gas Tragedy.
3. Ministry of I&B release booklet on birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev Ji
A booklet titled ‘PM Modi and his Government’s special relationship with Sikhs’ was released, on the occasion of birth anniversary of Shri Guru Nanak Dev Ji. It has been produced by Bureau of Outreach Communication under Ministry of Information and Broadcasting and is released in three languages Hindi, Punjabi and English.
4. World Computer Literacy Day: 02 December
The World Computer Literacy Day is observed annually on 2nd December to create awareness and drive digital literacy in underserved communities worldwide. The day promotes technological skills, especially in children and women. The World Computer Literacy Day controls the advanced gap that exists in the world today.
World Computer Literacy Day was first observed and held in the year 2001 on 2nd Dec.
5. Bata names Sandeep Kataria as global CEO
Footwear major Bata Shoe Organization has appointed Sandeep Kataria as the new global Chief Executive Officer (CEO). He is the first Indian to be appointed to the global role of Bata (Headquarter-Lausanne, Switzerland). He takes over from Alexis Nasard, who has stepped down after almost five years in the role.
- Bata Headquarters: Lausanne, Switzerland.
- Bata Founded: 24 August 1894.
6. West Bengal launches massive ‘Duare Sarkar’ outreach campaign
West Bengal Chief Minister, Mamata Banerjee has launched a massive campaign titled ‘Duare Sarkar’ (government at doorsteps) to aware people about the 11 state-run welfare schemes and help them avail its benefits.
The two-month-long outreach programme has been launched keeping in view the 2021 state assembly elections which are due in April-May.