Chandigarh Current Affairs, GK & News

GST Council Meeting-Highlights

47th GST Council Meeting was held in Chandigarh. In a two-day meeting GST Council recommended rate changes on certain items. These changes will be made effective from July 18, 2022. Recent Rate Changes GST on ink, lights, LED lamps and metal printed circuit board has been hiked to 18% from earlier 12%. GST rate on ..

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Chandigarh IAF Heritage Centre

Chandigarh Administration was decided to set up a “Chandigarh IAF Heritage Centre” in Chandigarh. About Chandigarh IAF Heritage Centre Chandigarh IAF (Indian Air Force) Heritage Centre will be set up in a bid to showcase the role of Indian Air Force in several wars and overall functioning. It will be set up jointly by the ..

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Edict of Chandigarh

Le Corbusier, the planner of Chandigarh prescribed the Edict of Chandigarh. Urban planners and health experts have termed the edict as a mandated rule book on the planning of the city that was laid down by Corbusier. He, while planning the city wanted its citizens to become the city’s guardians. The objective of the Edict ..

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India’s First ‘Amputee Clinic’ Launched in Chandigarh

The PGIMER, Chandigarh has launched its ‘PGI Amputee Clinic’ which is also the first such clinic in India. Highlights The launch of the clinic is a collective effort of various experts and departments of the institute who seeks to provide social, mental and physical support to the patients. The clinic was inaugurated by the PGIMER ..

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Ladakh and J&K to come under Central Administrative Tribunal

On February 17, the Minister of State in the PMO (Prime Minister Office) announced that the Union Territory of Ladakh and Jammu and Kashmir are to be brought under the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT). The announcement was made by the Minister at the annual Conference of the tribunal. Highlights The CAT has so far had ..

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World Archery lifts suspension of Archery Association of India

On Thursday, 23rd January 2020, the World Archery has conditionally lifted the suspension of the Archery Association of India, ahead of Tokyo Olympics 2020. The Archery Association of India had been suspended since August 5th, 2019, following two fractions of the Association conducting separate elections in New Delhi and Chandigarh simultaneously on 9th June last ..

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