Page-5 of Current Affairs - August, 2019

Amazon India launches Military Veterans Employment programme

Amazon India has launched a Military Veterans Employment programme in country. This initiative of e-commerce giant will create employment opportunities for military veterans as well as their spouses across company’s sort centres, delivery centres and fulfilment centres in India. About Military Veterans Employment programme Partnership: Amazon India is partnering with office of Director-General of Resettlement ..

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HRD Ministry launches National Digital Library of India

Union Ministry of Human Resource Development (HRD) has launched National Digital Library of India project under its National Mission on Education through Information and Communication Technology (NMEICT). The project seeks to develop framework of virtual repository of learning resources with a single-window search facility. About National Digital Library of India project Objective: To make quality ..

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7th Community Radio Sammelan held in New Delhi

The 7th Community Radio Sammelan7th Community Radio Sammelan was held at Dr. BR Ambedkar Bhawan, New Delhi from 27th to 29th August, 2019. It was organized by Ministry of Information & Broadcasting. The theme of this year’s sammelan was ‘Community Radio for SDGs’. Highlights of 7th Community Radio Sammelan It had witnessed participation of all ..

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Government to prepare roadmap for distribution of fortified rice

Union Government has decided to prepare detailed roadmap for nationwide distribution of fortified rice through ration shops. Instructions also have been given to Department of Food and Public Distribution to implement distribution fortified rice. Decision in this regard was taken in meeting between Union Food minister Ram Vilas Paswan reviewed and NITI Aayog vice chairman ..

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CVC constitutes Advisory Board for Banking Frauds

The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has constituted Advisory Board for Banking Frauds (ABBF) to examine bank fraud over Rs 50 crore and recommend action. It is reconstituted and rejigged version of erstwhile Advisory Board on Bank, Commercial and Financial Frauds. About Advisory Board for Banking Frauds (ABBF) Composition: Former Vigilance Commissioner T M Bhasin will ..

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2019 Indo Pacific Chiefs of Defence Conference to be held in Thailand

The 2019 Indo Pacific Chiefs of Defence (CHOD) Conference will be held in Thailand’s capital city Bangkok. In this conference, India will be represented by Chairman Chiefs of Staff Committee (COSC) and Chief of the Air Staff- Air Chief Marshal Birender Singh Dhanoa. 2019 CHOD Conference Theme for conference: “Collaboration in a free and Open ..

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