Arvind: GK, General Studies and Current Affairs

Project SU.RE inaugurated by Smriti Irani

The Project SU.RE (Sustainable Resolution) is a joint project of CMAI (Clothing Manufacturers Association of India) of United Nations (UN) & IMG Reliance (International Management Group). It has been inaugurated by Union Minister for Textiles Smriti Zubin Irani during Lakme Fashion Winter/Festive 2019 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The purpose of this project is to move towards ..

NK Singh to be chairman of 15th Finance Commission

Under the chairmanship of NK Singh, who is the former bureaucrat and ex-Member of Parliament, the 15th Finance Commission has been constituted by the Union Government. The Commission will make recommendations for the five years commencing 1st April 2020. It will recommend devolution of shareable central taxes to the States and will also review several ..

Rajiv Kumar to be new Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog

Noted economist Rajiv Kumar has taken over charge as the new vice-chairman of government think tank Niti Aayog. He replaced Indian-American economist Arvind Panagariya who left the think tank to return to academia. Kumar was a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy Research. He holds a Doctor of Philosophy in economics from Oxford and ..

Rajiv Kumar to be new Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog

Noted economist Dr. Rajiv Kumar will be the new Vice-Chairman of NITI Aayog, which is a think-tank that replaced the Planning Commission. He will succeed Arvind Panagariya, who will leave the government think tank on August 31, 2017 and return to Columbia University. Currently, Rajiv Kumar is a senior fellow at the Centre for Policy ..

Current Affairs November 2011 Tit-Bits

ROSAT plunges to earth: ROSAT or Röntgensatellit was a bus-sized defunct German satellite plunged to Earth recently after languishing in a dead orbit for more than a decade. It is not sure if any of its debris has hit the planet Government approves Majithia Wage Board Recommendations: The Union Cabinet has recently approved the recommendations ..