Lakshadweep Current Affairs, GK & News

Lakshadweep declared 100% Organic

Context in Current Affairs: The Union Territory of Lakshadweep has been declared as Organic Agricultural Area by the Ministry of Agriculture and Farmer’s welfare. The UT is second after Sikkim to achieve the status of 100% organic region. It is first in the Union Territories of India to achieve the status. The entire 32 sq ..

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India to launch “Lighthouse Tourism”

On July 7, 2020, the Union Minister of State for Shipping shri Mansukh Mandaviya held a high-level meeting to develop 194 lighthouses into major tourist attractions. This will boost tourism activities and also will provide opportunities to learn about the enriched history of lighthouses. Highlights A detailed action plan was presented at the meeting. According ..

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Cabinet approves amendment to give occupancy rights to Lakshadweep’s ST population

The Union cabinet recently approved the amendment of the ‘Laccadive, Minicoy and Amindivi Islands Land Revenue and Tenancy Regulation, 1965’. The amendment was made to confer occupancy rights to the Scheduled Tribe (ST) population in the union territory of Lakshadweep. The UT is said to have a large population of tribal people, who do not ..

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GRSE set to deliver INS Kavaratti to Indian Navy 

Kolkata-based India’s state-owned leading shipyard enterprise, Garden Reach Shipbuilders and Engineers Ltd (GRSE) is to deliver the anti-submarine stealth warship, INS Kavaratti to the Indian Navy soon, as per the recent announcement.  Chairman and Managing Director of GRSE informed that the ship has completed the trails successfully. Kavaratti is the last of the four Anti-Submarine ..

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Home Minister Chairs the sixth meeting of the Island Development Agency (IDA)

For reviewing the progress made towards the program ‘Holistic Development of Islands’, the Island Development Agency on Monday,  13th January 2020 conducted its sixth meeting under the chairmanship of the Union Home Minister of India, Amit Shah. The meeting was conducted with focus on creating sustainable development in identified five islands of the Lakshadweep and four ..

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