Cyclone Phailin Current Affairs, GK & News
Mrutyunjay Mahapatra appointed as Director General (DG) of India Meteorological Department (IMD)
Mrutyunjay Mahapatra, the renowned scientist and cyclone warning specialist, has been appointed as the chief of India Meteorological Department (IMD). Popularly known as the ‘Cyclone man of India’, he will take charge of his new assignment on August 1 for a period of five years. Mohapatra and his team at the Cyclone Warning Division (CWD) ..
Topics: Cyclone Hudhud • Cyclone Phailin • India Meteorological Department • Ministry of Earth Sciences • North Indian Ocean cyclone season • Tropical cyclone naming • Tropical cyclones
OSDMA bags SKOCH Award
The Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) has bagged the SKOCH Award, 2018 for its remarkable achievements in the field of disaster management. The award was presented at the 56th SKOTCH Summit held at New Delhi. The SKOCH Award is being presented since 2003 to individuals and institutions having done meritorious works in the field of governance, ..
Month: Current Affairs - March, 2019
Category: Awards, Persons & Places in News
Topics: 1999 Super Cyclone • Banking • corporate citizenship • Cyclone Phailin • Disaster Management • Early Warning Dissemination System • Economics • Finance • Governance • Inclusive Growth • Odisha State Disaster Management Authority • OSDMA • SKOCH Award • SKOCH Group
Odisha state disaster management authority honoured with coveted SKOCH award 2018
The Odisha State Disaster Management Authority (OSDMA) has been honoured with the coveted SKOCH award for 2018 for its remarkable achievements in the field of disaster management at the 56th SKOTCH Summit at New Delhi on February 25, 2019. The Skoch award covers the best efforts in the areas of finance, governance, banking, disaster management, ..
Topics: Cyclone Phailin • North Indian Ocean cyclone season • Odisha State Disaster Management Authority • Tropical cyclones