Current Affairs – February, 2019

PETROTECH -2019

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the PETROTECH -2019 conference and called for responsible pricing of crude oil that balances interests of both producers and consumers highlighting the need to have universal assess to clean, the affordable and equitable supply of energy. PETROTECH -2019 conference is a three-day mega event held from 10 to 12 February Read More…

Unani Day 2019

February 11 every year is observed as the Unani Day. As part of the Unani Day celebrations, various activities including marathons, writathon, quiz competitions, public health talks, daily health tips for the general public and workshops were organised across the country. National Conference on Unani Medicine for Public Health To commemorate the Unani Day 2019 Read More…

MEA Organises Training Course for Govt officials from Nepal

The Ministry of External Affairs had organised a training course for the officials of the Government of Nepal on ‘Global Perspectives on Public Financial Management’ at the Institute of Government Accounts and Finance (INGAF) in New Delhi. The training programme was part of the Indian Technical and Economic Cooperation (ITEC) programme. It was a special Read More…

PM Modi serves the 3 Billionth Meal of Akshaya Patra

Prime Minister Narendra Modi served the three billionth meal of Akshaya Patra, an NGO that works with the government on Mid-Day Meal Scheme. The Prime Minister Served the food to about 20 schoolchildren who are the beneficiaries of the mid-day meal scheme at the  Vrindavan Chandrodaya Mandir campus in the holy city of Vrindavan. Prime Read More…

Rajasthan Assembly Passes Bill to Scrap Minimum Education Qualification for Civic Polls

The Legislative Assembly of Rajasthan passed the Rajasthan Panchayati Raj (Amendment) Bill, 2019 and the Rajasthan Municipality (Amendment) Bill, 2019 to end the minimum education criterion for panchayat and civic polls candidates. What was the education criterion proposed? As per the Rajasthan Panchayati Raj Amendment Bill 2015, Candidates were: Required to have passed Class X Read More…