Current Affairs - December, 2019

ICG organises 18th National Maritime Search and Rescue Board meeting

The Indian Coast Guard (ICG) organised 18th National Maritime Search and Rescue Board (NMSARB) meeting in New Delhi. The annual meeting was held to discuss policy issues, formulate guidelines & procedures as well as assess the efficacy of National Search and Rescue Plan (NSRP). Key Highlights Deliberations were held on various maritime safety issues and Read More…

Uttrakhand to host 11th Regional Quality Conclave

The 11th Regional Quality Conclave (RQC) is being organized on 20 December 2019 at Rudrapur, district Udham Singh Nagar, Uttarakhand.  The is being organized by Quality Council of India (QCI) along with PHD Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PHDCCI). Through this Conclave the Quality Council of India (QCI) hopes to reach out to industries in Read More…

Infosys launches three block-chain powered distributed applications

Infosys announced the launch of three blockchain-powered distributed applications for government services, supply chain management and insurance domains. These applications are equipped with predictive return on investment (ROI) analytics for business investments that can be tailored to meet numerous industry-specific needs. Key Highlights These comprehensive applications are designed as ready-to-subscribe business networks, thus, they would Read More…

Jalsathi: Odisha Govt. launches programme to ensure supply of safe drinking water

Chief Minister of Odisha Naveen Patnaik launched the ‘Jalsathi’ programme which will ensure supply of safe drinking water to all households in the state. During the programme launch, he distributed water quality testing kits and POS (point of sale) machines to women volunteers being called as- ‘Jalasathis’. About ‘Jalsathi’ programme Implementation: A memorandum of understanding Read More…

Braille Edition of Exam Warriors: Book written by PM Modi released

Union Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment Thaawarchand Gehlot released Braille Edition of ‘Exam Warriors’, a book authored by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi. The release of Braille version of ‘Exam Warriors’ took place at a time when Exams of Secondary and Higher Secondary Standards are fast approaching. About Braille Edition of ‘Exam Read More…