Page-10 of Current Affairs - November, 2018
Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired Cabinet Committee of Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved continuation of nine sub-schemes of umbrella scheme “Atmosphere & Climate Research-Modelling Observing Systems & Services (ACROSS)” during 2017-2020. The scheme aims at improving skill of weather and climate forecast through sustained observations, intensive Research & Development. ACROSS Scheme The scheme pertains to ..
Category: Environment Current Affairs
Topics: ACROSS Scheme • Atmosphere & Climate Research-Modelling Observing Systems & Services scheme • Cabinet Decisions • CCEA • Climate change • Climate history • Climate modeling • Climatology • Ensemble forecasting • Envrionment • Global warming • Government Schemes • Meteorology • Ministry of Earth Sciences • National Weather Service • Physical geography • Weather forecasting
Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid foundation stone of City Gas Distribution (CGD) Projects of Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas in 65 Geographical Areas (GAs) in 129 districts under 9th CGD bidding round. He also launched 10th CGD Bidding Round in 50 GAs spread over 124 districts in 14 states. Natural gas is superior ..
Topics: Chemical industry • Chemistry • City Gas Distribution Projects • Compressed natural gas • Energy • Fuel gas • Gas based Economy • Government Schemes. Environment Friendly Fuels • Liquefied natural gas • Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas • Narendra Modi • National • Natural Gas • Natural gas vehicle
Union Cabinet has approved extension of term of Commission to examine issue of Sub-categorization of Other Backward Classes (OBCs) in Central List for six months beyond 30th November, 2018 and till 31st May 2019. This is fourth extension granted to commission for submission of its politically crucial report on creating quotas within quotas. Background Union ..
Category: Legal & Constitution Current Affairs
Topics: Cabinet Decisions • CLAT • Creamy layer • G Rohini Commission • India • Mandal Commission • National • National Commission for Backward Classes • OBC sub-categorisation • Other Backward Class • Reservation • Reservation in India • Social inequality
Prime Minister Narendra Modi chaired Union Cabinet has approved building and development of Kartarpur Corridor from Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district of Punjab to international border with Pakistan. It was approved as part of 550th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, which falls in 2019. Kartarpur It is located in Shakargarh in Narowal ..
Topics: Cabinet Decisions • Dera Baba Nanak • Gurdaspur district • Gurdwara • Gurdwara Darbar Sahib Kartarpur • Guru Nanak Dev • Indian religions • Kartarpur • Kartarpur Corridor • Kartarpur, Pakistan • National • Punjab • religion • Sikh architecture • Sikhism
Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved to expand the scope of mandatory packaging norms under Jute Packaging Material (JPM) Act, 1987. It has approved that 100% of the food grains and 20% of sugar shall be mandatorily packed in diversified jute bags. Initially 10% of indents of jute bags for packing foodgrains will ..
Topics: CCEA • Economy • Economy of Bangladesh • Economy of West Bengal • Jute • Jute Corporation of India • Jute industry • Jute Packaging • Jute Packaging Material (JPM) Act • Jute Sector • Jute trade • National • Odisha • Pakistan Jute Mills Association • Textile Industry • West Bengal