Indian Council of Historical Research Current Affairs, GK & News

Indian Council of Historical Research

ICHR was established by the Indira Gandhi Government in 1972 to encourage ‘objective and scientific historical research on India’. The idea was to expect the historians to give vision to the masses. It’s a registered society. In recent times, it has been making news for wrong as well as right reasons. Key Functions ICHR, located ..

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“History of Indian Science and Technology” Project

The Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR) and the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to launch the project titled “History of Indian Science and Technology”. Similar project will be launched by the ICHR to trace the economic history of India. The ICHR will also launch another project in ..

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Exhibition on India’s Freedom Struggle from 1757 to 1947

On 4th April 2022, an exhibition was organized showcasing India’s freedom struggle. This exhibition was organized by the Indian Council of Historical Research under the Ministry of Education. Overview: Speaker of Lok Sabha, Om Birla had inaugurated this exhibition. This exhibition was held in the Parliament Library. Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Education and Skill Development Minister ..

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Dr S Shettar passes away

Veteran historian Dr S Shettar recently passed away in Bengaluru, at the age of 85. He taught history in many universities for more than twenty-five years. Shettar completed his Ph.D from Cambridge University in England. He had held several important positions including Director of the Institute of Indian Art History at Karnatak University, Dharwad, and ..

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Arvind P. Jamkhedkar to be new Chairman of Indian Council of Historical Research

Archaeologist and historian Arvind P. Jamkhedkar will be the new Chairman of the Indian Council of Historical Research (ICHR). He will replace Prof. K. Sudershan Rao, whose term as ICHR chief was mired in controversy. The post fell vacant after Prof. Rao’s retirement. Prof. Jamkhedkar is at present Chancellor of Deccan College, Pune, known in ..

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Current Affairs : August 21, 2011

Diamond Jubilee celebrations at Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics Dr. Manmohan Singh will attend the closing ceremony of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations of the Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics in Kolkata Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project for coastal states Centre sanctioned Rs 1,500 Crore for Cyclone Risk Mitigation Project for coastal states Objective: To have improved ..

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