Current Affairs – October, 2019

India trains Nepali officers in AML and CFT

Government of India is training officers of Government of Nepal on ‘Anti Money Laundering (AML) and Countering Financing of Terrorism (CFT)’ in India at the Regional Centre of National Academy of Customs, Indirect Taxes and Narcotics (NACIN) in Bengaluru. The course is divided into three batches. This is the second group of 18 Nepali officers Read More…

KVIC’s initiatives to generate employment

The Khadi and Village Industries Commission (KVIC) joined hands with the Goa Government to generate employment opportunities in Goa. They inaugurated a series of initiatives. The initiatives were all first of their kind. There were no spinning and weaving activities in Goa earlier. Highlights Electric potter wheels to 160 families were distributed New Model Spinning Read More…

Pankaj Kumar appointed CEO of UIDAI

The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of IAS Pankaj Kumar as the chief executive officer (CEO) of Unique Identification Authority of India (UIDAI), which issues Aadhaar. About Pankaj Kumar He was currently serving as Additional Secretary in Union Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY). He is appointed as CEO of Read More…

GoI organises “Hunar Haat”

The Ministry of Union Minority Affairs organizes “Hunar Haat”. The event intends to provide employment opportunities to traditional culinary experts, artisans and craftsmen. The theme of the events to be organized between 2019 and 2020 will be based on Theme: Ek Bharat Shresth Bharat Highlights The artisans will bring indigenous handmade exquisite pieces of bamboo Read More…

Environment Flows and Assessment Workshop

Union Minister for Jal Shakti inaugurated the International Workshop on Environment Flows. Highlights The Minister released the Guidance Document on Environment Flow Assessment. It is the first of its kind. The workshop aims at answering the following questions What is the overall aim for environment flows assessment in India? What are the long term and Read More…