civil services: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

TRACE Bribery Risk Matrix: India ranks 77

Published: November 19, 2020

On November 19, 2020, the Global Bribery Risk Matrix was released by TRACE. India ranked 77 with a score of 45 in the global list. India in the Global Bribery Risk Matrix In 2019, India was at 78th position with a score of 48. In 2020, India has performed better than that of China, Pakistan, ..

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All new Railway recruits to be inducted through UPSC civil services exams

Published: December 27, 2019

The Railway board has now decided that all new recruits in railways will be inducted through UPSC (Union Public Service Commission) Civil Services Exams under five specialities. The decision comes days after the Union Cabinet approved big ticket reforms in the railways by merging its eight cadres and departments services into one single entity- the ..

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PM Modi to attend Ekta Diwas parade

Published: October 30, 2019

PM Modi is to pay tribute to the Iron Man of India, Sardar Vallabhai Patel on October 31, 2019. The event is to be conducted at the Statue of Unity, Kevadiya. PM will also participate at the Ekta Diwas Parade and interact with the Civil Service probationers attending the first foundation civil service course, Aarambh. ..

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Aarambh: First ever foundation civil service course

Published: October 29, 2019

The GoI has launched the first ever common foundation course called the “Aarambh” for civil servants at the Statue of Unity, Kevadia, Gujarat. Around 500 newly recruited bureaucrats will undergo six-day training. The World Bank president David Malpass addressed the probationers near the statue on 27th October, 2019. The event is to be launched on ..

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April 21: Civil Services Day

Published: April 21, 2017

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh has inaugurated 11th Civil Services Day programme. The Civil Services Day function is organised by the Department of Administrative Reforms and Public Grievances (DARPG), Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances and Pensions. In this edition, awards will be given to five priority schemes, namely, “Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yojana”, “Deendayal Upadhyaya Gram ..

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