IIM Ahmedabad Current Affairs, GK & News

IIM-A Agriculture Land Price Index

IIM-Ahmedabad (IIM-A) has collaborated with SFarms India, an e-marketplace for agricultural land to develop a farm land price index that is based on the purchases and sales done on the platform. This index has been designed with the aim of recording and presenting quality-controlled data on the prices of agricultural land in India. What will ..

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FSSAI Health Star Rating

Consumers will soon be able to tell whether their food packaging is harmful or healthy and nutritious. According to the Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI), packaged food goods will soon display a ‘health star’ as part of the new system. Overview: This system will be similar to the one that is being ..

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National Institutional Ranking Framework 2019

The National Institutional Ranking Framework (NIRF) rankings have been released by the Ministry of Human Resource Development. The rankings list the best institutions and universities of India. The NIRF ranking framework instituted in 2016 evaluates institutions on five broad generic groups of parameters, including Teaching, Learning and Resources, Research and Professional Practice, Graduation Outcomes, Outreach and ..

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Monster Salary Index Report

The Monster Salary Index report has highlighted the following findings: The gender pay gap is still high in India and women in the country earn 19 per cent less than men. Wage inequalities in favour of men are present in all the relevant sectors. The current gender pay gap in India stood at 19 per cent ..

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Bharat Inclusion Initiative: IIM Ahmedabad unveils $25 million initiative to fund start-ups

Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad’s (IIMA’s) centre for innovation, incubation and entrepreneurship (CIIE) has launched $25 million ‘Bharat Inclusion Initiative’ to fund start-ups. CIIE was founded at IIMA to support entrepreneurs and turn business ideas into viable businesses models. It partners with industry experts, mentors, corporates, IIMA community and investors to help incubate early-stage start-ups. ..

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Jawed Usmani takes oath as Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of UP

Former IAS officer Jawed Usmani took oath as Chief Information Commissioner (CIC) of Uttar Pradesh (UP). He was administered oath to office by Governor of UP Ram Naik at a function at Raj Bhawan in Lucknow. He was sworn-in to office after he had taken voluntary retirement as Chairman of the Uttar Pradesh Board of ..

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