1) PM Modi disburses 12,000 crore rupees to six crore farmers as the third installment of PM-KISAN scheme
2) Pariksha pe Charcha, the program in which Prime Minister interacts with the cross-section of Students and Teachers from India and abroad to beat exam stress, has been rescheduled to 20th January this year.
3) The Indian Met Department has issued a ‘red color’ warning for Delhi, Rajasthan, Punjab, Haryana, north Madhya Pradesh, and Uttar Pradesh for 29th and 30th December. A ‘red warning’ means people need to take action to keep themselves safe.
4) Indian Space Research Organisation identifies four Astronauts for Gaganyaan human-crewed mission; ISRO chief K. Sivan says their training will begin from the third week of January 2020; Says, the government has approved the Chandrayaan-3 mission, and the project is ongoing.