Current Affairs - December, 2019

CSIR, BHEL signs MoU to push ‘Make in India’ initiative

The Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) on promotion of honey production Khadi outlets to also display CSIR products. Key Highlights of MoU MoU is signed to leverage expertise available in CSIR with effort of KVIC for promotion of honey Read More…

A new Head on Generation technology introduced in Indian Railways

The Indian Railways has introduced an environment friendly and energy efficient solution in passenger trains to address noise and air pollution. The technology changes the locomotives and coaches and makes them suitable for Head On Generation. The Railways has developed and improvised converter that are to be fitted in electric locomotives. These converters can replace Read More…

Ripu Daman Bevli named as Plogging Ambassador of India

Union Minister for Youth Affairs & Sports (MYAS) Kiren Rijiju felicitated Ripu Daman Bevli, popularly known as Plogman of India and named him as Plogging Ambassador of India. Sports Minister also launched nation-wide Plogging Ambassador Mission under which, Indians who have been running and cleaning their cities/ towns/ districts, will be nominated as Plogging Ambassadors Read More…

RBI Unveils Guidelines on Small Finance Banks

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has released ‘Guidelines for ‘on tap’ Licensing of Small Finance Banks (SFB) in the Private Sector’. With these new guidelines, RBI has introduced major changes from earlier Guidelines issued by the apex bank on 27 November 2014, for licensing of Small Finance Banks in private sector. New Guidelines on Read More…

Sarai Sewage Treatment Plant inaugurated in Uttarakhand

King Carl XVI Gustaf and Queen Silvia of Sweden inaugurated Sarai Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) in Uttarakhand. The Swedish King and Queen are on a five-day visit to India to strengthen bilateral ties. About Sarai Sewage Treatment Plant (STP) It is the first STP to be completed under Hybrid Annuity (HAM) Based Public Private Partnership Read More…