MEA Current Affairs, GK & News

Senior diplomat Harsh Vardhan Shringla to be new Foreign Secretary

The Appointments Committee of Cabinet (ACC) has approved the appointment of Harsh Vardhan Shringla, currently serving as India’s ambassador to United States (US), as the next foreign secretary. He is likely to take over will take over as next Foreign Secretary soon after Republic Day, 2020 i.e. on 29 January for a two-year tenure. HV ..

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e-VBAB Network Project: MEA, TCIL inks agreement to provide e-health and education in Africa

Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) and Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd (TCIL) have signed agreement for implementation of e-VidyaBharati and e-AarogyaBharati (e-VBAB) Network Project in Africa. The project is seen as digital bridge of knowledge and health between India and Africa. It is also considered as important milestone in India’s development partnership with Africa. E-VBAB ..

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SAMEEP launched by MEA to bring Indian foreign policy to students across country

The Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has launched Students and MEA Engagement Programme (SAMEEP) to bring Indian foreign policy to students across the country. Under this, MEA officials will talk to students to help them better understand foreign policy. The main purpose of SAMEEP is to take Indian foreign policy and its global engagements ..

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MEA launches mobile App integrating various social media handles

The Union Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has launched a mobile app that integrates various social media handles of over 170 Indian missions on a common platform. The application will help to further expand digital presence of MEA and serve as a common platform to further its public outreach. Key Facts The application has been ..

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