Chennai Current Affairs - 2019
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The City Momentum Index of JLL which identifies World Dynamic Cities has been released by the property consultant JLL.
About the Index
The City Momentum Index of JLL measures momentum for 131 of the world’s most commercially active cities by tracking a range of socio-economic and commercial real estate indicators over a three-year period to identify the urban economies and real estate markets undergoing the most rapid expansion.
The Index measures short-term momentum over a three-year horizon and identifies urban economies and real estate markets which are currently undergoing significant rapid growth.
World Dynamic Cities 2019
The standings of the various cities under the 2019 survey are listed below:
- Silicon Valley of India, Bengaluru has emerged as the world’s most dynamic city among 131 major established and emerging business hubs globally.
- The Second place is occupied by Hyderabad.
- Other Indian cities which featured in the top 20 list are Delhi (4th), Pune (5th), Chennai (7th) and Kolkata (20th).
- 19 of the top 20 cities from are from the Asia Pacific. This showcases the region’s rapid urbanisation and strong economic growth.
The Index notes that implementation of reforms such as RERA and GST with a focus on improving infrastructure and improving ease of doing business has brought in more transparency in the real estate sector and has given a strong impetus to the sector. As a result, India is receiving greater interest from foreign real estate investors who are seeking to tap into the countries favourable growth dynamics.
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The Governor of Tamil Nadu inaugurated the Kavi Sammelan, a National Symposium of Poets in Chennai. The poems were recited in the original language by the poets themselves and then they were translated to Hindi and Tamil.
Sarva Bhasha Kavi Sammelan
Sarva Bhasha Kavi Sammelan of All India Radio (AIR) aims to provide a creative platform for national integration and linguistic harmony through mutual interaction and coordinated presentation of the best in contemporary poetry of all Indian languages.
This Kavi Sammelan made its beginning in 1956 and is one of its kind programme wherein 23 eminent poets from 22 Indian languages come together on one stage to offer their creative best.
The Kavi Sammelan is the reflection of rich culture, literacy and shared heritage of Indian languages
All India Radio
All India Radio is the National Radio Broadcaster of India. Living up to its motto – ‘Bahujan Hitaya: Bahujan Sukhaya’ it is striving to inform, educate and entertain the masses of the country. The All India Radio broadcasts programmes in 23 languages and 179 dialects.