Rashtrapathi Bhavan Current Affairs - 2020

Facts Box: New Parliament Building to be constructed by TATA

The TATA Group of Companies recently won the bid to construct a new Parliament building for Rs 861.90 crores. The project is expected to be completed in 21 months from the start of construction. Highlights The L and T had submitted a bid of Rs 865 crores. The TATA Group was the lowest bidder. The development project of Read More…

Environment Ministry Clears New Parliament at Rs 922 crores

On May 2, 2020, the Expert Appraisal Committee cleared the proposal to new Parliament at Rs 922 crores. The Central Vista committee has also approved the new plan. Support from other Government Entities The case on minimized tree cutting and its related environmental concerns is still pending before the Supreme court. However, the apex court Read More…

Retired IAS Officer Sanjay Kothari appointed as Central Vigilance Commissioner

On April 25, 2020, retired IAS officer Sanjay Kothari was sworn in as the Central Vigilance Commissioner (CVC) at Rashtrapati Bhavan. He was sworn in by President Ram Nath Kovind. Highlights Mr Kothari acted as the secretary to the President of India. He was replaced by Mr Kapil Dev Tripathi on April 20, 2020. Mr Read More…

Women Power at Republic Day parade: Tania Shergil and CRPF bikers

The Republic Day parade held at Rajpath every year is one of the largest parades of the world. The parade marches from Rashtrapati Bhawan along Rajpath until India Gate. This year the parade has certain events to express the woman power in the defence sector. Women Power Tania Shergil In 2020 republic day parade, Tania Read More…

50th Governors Conference inaugurated in Rashtrapathi Bhavan

A two-day conference of governors is being held at Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi. It was attended by President Ram Nath Kovind, PM Narendra Modi and other ministers. The conference is being held between 23 November, 2019 and 24 November, 2019. Highlights The conference started with the inaugural address of President Ram Nath Kovind, followed by Read More…

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