Lieutenant Governor Current Affairs - 2020

Facts Box: Rules for administration in Jammu and Kashmir

On August 28, 2020, the Government of India issued rules for administration in Jammu and Kashmir. It specifies the functions of Council of Ministers and Lieutenant Governor. Role of Lieutenant Governor The executive functions of Lieutenant Governor include public order, police, anti-corruption, All India Services. The critical issues that affect the peace of the Union Read More…

G C Murmu takes oath as Comptroller Auditor General

On August 8, 2020, the former Lieutenant Governor (LG) of Jammu and Kashmir Girish Chandra Murmu took oath as Comptroller and Auditor General of India. He is the first tribal to take oath as CAG of India. The oath was administered by the President Ram Nath Kovind. Highlights G C Murmu was a 1985 batch Read More…

Jammu and Kashmir Lieutenant Governor Girish Chandra Murmu resigned

On August 5, 2020, the day when the Union Territories (UTs) Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh celebrated their one year of formation, the Lieutenant Governor of J&K Girish Chandra Murmu resigned. He sent his letter of resignation to President Ram Nath Kovind. Following his resignation, Manoj Sinha has been appointed as the LG of Jammu Read More…

Rs 25 lakhs insurance cover approved for Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat Members

On July 18, 2020, the Jammu and Kashmir administration announced life insurance cover of Rs 25 lakhs to all elected members of urban local bodies and panchayati raj institutions. Highlights The provision of insurance aims to strengthen grassroots democracy by providing sense of security to the members elected. This is essential as the elected members Read More…

World’s Largest COVID-19 Treatment Facility Inaugurated in New Delhi

10,000 bed Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre and Hospital (SPCCCH) was inaugurated in New Delhi on 5th July 2020. To date, SPCCCH is the World’s largest COVID-19 Treatment and Care facility. It was inaugurated by Lieutenant Governor of Delhi Anil Baijal. Sardar Patel COVID Care Centre and Hospital (SPCCCH) The infrastructure for the 10,000-bed facility Read More…