Current Affairs – June, 2014

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Government sets up Panel to design National Rubber Policy

An expert panel has been set up by the Union Government to formulate National Rubber Policy. The committee will be headed by the Additional Secretary (Plantations) Department of Commerce.

Other members of the committee will be from relevant ministries, Rubber Board, industry, growers, processors and research institutions. The panel will look into the issues relating to production, development and exports of rubber and related products and design a comprehensive policy related to Natural, Synthetic and Reclaimed Rubber.

Jnanpith Award 2013 to Hindi poet Kedarnath Singh

Renowned Hindi poet Kedarnath Singh (80) has been named the recipient of the prestigious Jnanpith Award for 2013. The award includes Rs 11 lakh and a citation.

Born in Balia, UP, Singh has also penned essays and stories and Abhi bilkul abhi and Yahan se dekho are among his high-flying works. Singh is the 10th Hindi writer to get the award and joins the class of Sumitra Nandan Pant, Ramdhari Singh Dinkar among others.

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