Page-30 of Current Affairs - November, 2019

GoI conducts first ever National Agro Chemicals Congress in New Delhi

The National Agro Chemical Congress was conducted for four days in New Delhi. The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare hosted the event. It was the first of its kind. It is to be conducted once in three years. The Theme of the Congress was Theme: Country’s Status on various fronts of Agro chemicals Recommendations ..

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India International Cherry Blossom Festival celebrated in Shillong

The 4th edition of India International Cherry Blossom Festival, 2019 was celebrated in Shillong, Meghalaya from 13 to 16 November 2019. It was inaugurated by Meghalaya Chief Minister, Conrad K Sangma. The festival is a great example of how natural resources and sustainable tourism can be utilised in an effective manner and create value of ..

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Health Ministry launches ‘SAANS’ campaign

Union Ministry for Health and Family Welfare (MoHFW) launched SAANS: ‘Social Awareness and Action to Neutralise Pneumonia Successfully’ campaign to reduce child mortality due to pneumonia. Union Health Minister Harsh Vardhan launched the campaign while inaugurating the 6th National Summit on Good, Replicable Practices and Innovations. About SAANS campaign Objective: To reduce child mortality due ..

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Darjeeling Green Tea & White Tea receive GI Tag

On November 16, 2019, two tea varieties of Darjeeling were registered under “Geographical Indication of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999”. It includes Green Tea and White Tea of Darjeeling. Darjeeling Tea Darjeeling produces 85 lakh kilograms of tea. Of this Green Tea constitutes 10 lakh kilo grams and White Tea constitutes 1 lakh kilo ..

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Home Ministry, UN Women Launches Campaign to End Violence Against Women

Union Ministry of Home Affairs in collaboration with UN Women launched an awareness campaign to end violence against women.  As part of campaign a ‘UNiTE to End Violence Against Women’ Metro was flagged of at the Sultanpur Metro station in New Delhi.  The flag-off took place as part of 16 Days of Activism ‘Orange The ..

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