Arunachal Pradesh Current Affairs - 2019

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Scheme for Integrated Textile Parks (SITP) to be continued in 12th Five Year Plan: CCEA

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) approved continuation of the Scheme for Integrated Textile Parks (SITP) in the 12th five year plan. It also approved new projects for utilizing the balance of Rs 717 crore left in the 12thfive year plan allocation, after meeting committed liabilities of the sanctioned 61 parks. What are the Read More…

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Rajan Committee’s new methodology to replace ‘special category’ status for devolution of funds to States

The panel set up by the government under the chairmanship of the then Chief Economic Advisor Raghuram Rajan (now RBI governor) has suggested ending the ‘special category’ criteria for providing additional assistance to poorer states. Why did the government set up the Rajan Committee? The Union Government set up Raghuram Rajan Committee amid demands for “special Read More…

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Delhi, AP, Haryana and Uttarakhand launch Food Security Scheme

The State Governments of Delhi, Arunachal Pradesh, Haryana and Uttarakhand have launched the Centre sponsored Food Security Scheme. The food security scheme aims at ensuring the poor to get essential food commodities such as wheat and rice at affordable prices including Rice at 3 Rs/kg, Wheat at 2 Rs/kg and Coarse grain at 1 Rs/kg. States Read More…

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Government sets up high-level panel to map status of tribals

The Government has set up a high level panel to prepare a position paper on the socio-economic, health and educational status of tribals and also recommend policy initiatives as well as effective outcome-oriented measures to improve development indicators and strengthen public service delivery to STs. India has around 8.6% people belonging to tribal community. The Read More…

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Rajya Sabha passed National Waterway Bill for Assam’s Barak River

The National Waterway (Lakhipur-Bhanga Stretch of the Barak River) Bill, 2013 has been passed by the Rajya Sabha. The Bill aims to develop the 121 km Barak river stretch in Assam as country’s sixth National Waterway that would particularly benefit Assam, Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur, Tripura and Arunachal Pradesh by facilitating cargo movement there. Cost and Read More…

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Bhim Sain Bassi is the new Delhi Police Commissioner

Bhim Sain Bassi, the 1977-batch IPS officer of AGMU (Arunachal Pradesh-Goa-Mizoram-Union Territories) cadre has taken over the charge as the 20th Delhi Police Commissioner as he succeeded Neeraj Kumar, the outgoing Delhi Police Chief.  Bassi will hold the office till February 2016. He was conferred the President’s Police Medal for distinguished service and the Police Medal Read More…

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Government to set up 51 low-cost airports

The Union government has decided to construct 51 new low-cost airports to provide fillip to civil aviation sector and enhance air connectivity to Tier-II and Tier-III cities. Apart from the low-cost airports, the government has decided grant new international airport status to Bhubaneswar and Imphal at a cost of Rs 20,000 crore. The 51 cities which have been chosen for the project are: Read More…

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