Current Affairs in Short: 27 July 2020

Rajasthan Governor calls for Assembly Session

  • Rajasthan Governor Kalraj Mishra has ordered the state government to call for an assembly session. He clarified in a statement released by the Raj Bhawan that not convening the assembly was never the intention. 
  • However, the Governor has asked the state government to deliberate on three aspects- which include a 21-day notice period before convening session, adherence to social distancing norms and following of certain conditions in case confidence motion is moved.
  • The Governor also asked whether Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot wanted as floor test or a confidence motion, as he had not mentioned it in the reasons given for reconvening the state assembly. 
  • The Rajasthan CM had submitted a fresh proposal to the Governor on July 26 to convene the state assembly to discuss bills, including one related to the coronavirus pandemic.

Delhi government launches portal for job-seekers, employers

  • The Delhi state government has launched a portal to enable better coordination between job seekers and employers in the national capital. The announcement was made by Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on July 27, 2020.
  • The Chief Minister stated that the construction work has begun in the capital but workers are missing and the employees who lost their jobs are not able to find new ones.
  • Hence, the Delhi government has decided to launch a job portal- jobs.delhi.gov.in- to provide a common platform for both job seekers and employers seeking to hire workers. 
  • The employers can register and enlist all qualifications they are looking for and similarly, the job seekers can also enlist their experience, qualifications and area of work they are interested in.

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