Current Affairs – September, 2019

Economic Advisory Council to PM reconstituted under Bibek Debroy

Government of India has reconstituted Economic Advisory Council to the Prime Minister (EAC-PM) under existing Chairman Bibek Debroy. The reconstitution is for a period of two years, with effect from 26 September 2019. Key Highlights Along with Chairman Bibek Debroy, Ratan P Watal will also continue as Member Secretary of the reconstituted EAC-PM. Apart from Read More…

Hurun India Rich List 2019: Mukesh Ambani richest Indian

Reliance Industries’ Chairman Mukesh Ambani is India’s richest man as mentioned in the IIFL Wealth-Hurun India Rich List 2019. He has topped the list of richest Indians for the 8th consecutive year. He currently has a net worth of Rs 3.8 lakh crore. IIFL Wealth-Hurun India Rich List 2019 The 8th edition of report was Read More…

First India-Caribbean Summit – 2019

Prime Minister Modi met the leaders of the Caribbean Community on 25th September, 2019, in New York. The meeting focused on fighting climate change and increasing India’s participation in the grouping At the meeting, PM Modi announced 14 million USD grant for community development projects in the region. He also extended 150 million USD of Read More…

Preventive Vigilance portal: launched by PNB

Punjab National Bank launched a Preventive Vigilance (PV) portal to facilitate its staff members to check procedural lapses as well as promote good practices. It was launched during a function held at PNB Corporate Office, chaired by Central Vigilance Commissioner Sharad Kumar. Besides PV portal e-pledge mission was inaugurated. About Preventive Vigilance portal To promote Read More…

Last Thursday of September celebrated as World Maritime Day (WMD), 2019

Every Year, World Maritime Day (WMD) is observed on the last Thursday of September. This year, it is being observed on September 26, 2019. This day marks date of adaptation of International Maritime Organization (IMO) Convention in 1958. The day was first observed in 1978. It acknowledges the importance of maritime industry and to highlight Read More…