Kolkata: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021
Ministry of Tourism approves Gandhi Encyclopedia
Published: December 11, 2019
The Union Minister of State(Independent Charge) for Culture and Tourism, Prahlad Singh Patel in a written reply to Rajya Sabha on Tuesday, 10th December 2019 informed that the Government is developing the ‘Gandhi Encyclopedia’ to spread awareness and for promotion of appropriate Gandhian philosophy among the citizens. The Ministry of Culture has approved a project ..
Category: India Nation & States Current Affairs
Mongla and Chattogram declared as Ports of Call under Coastal Shipping Agreement
Published: December 6, 2019
The Minister of State (independent charge) for Shipping and, Chemical and Fertilizers, Mansukh Mandaviya in a written reply to Lok Sabha on Thursday, 5th December 2019 informed that Mongla Port and Chattogram Port are declared as Port of Call under the Coastal Shipping Agreement between India and Bangladesh. The Port of Mongla is declared as ..
Category: International Current Affairs
Appointments made on 1st December 2019
Published: December 2, 2019
1) Soma Roy Burman has been appointed as the New Controller General of Accounts(CGA). Soma Roy Burman, from 1986 batch of Indian Civil Accounts Services (ICAS) officer became the 24th CGA and the 7th women CGA of India. The Controller General of Accounts (CGA) heads the Department of Expenditure and is under the Ministry of ..
Category: Persons in News Current Affairs
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Kolkata becomes first City to Install ‘Third Umpire’ RT-PCR Machines in India
Published: November 20, 2019
In a bid towards upholding state’s public health the Kolkata Municipal Corporation (KMC) has installed first of its kind high-end Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) Machines in India for quick detection of diseases such as dengue, tuberculosis (TB) and swine flu. About RT-PCR Machines As the Kolkata city continues to record a sharp rise ..
World Bank’s 300 million USD plan to Develop Kolkata
Published: November 18, 2019
The World Bank has submitted a master plan to develop logistics infrastructure of Kolkata metropolitan area. The bank is to invest 300 million USD in the project. The Government entities participating in the deal includes CII and the West Bengal Industrial Development Corporation. The focus of the project is to be on construction of rail, ..
Category: Economy & Banking Current Affairs