Prasad Current Affairs, GK & News

Short Note- Tourism in India

As per data available with the government, the arrival of foreign tourists in India rose by 5.2% and the total number of foreign tourists arriving in India is now 1.05 crore in 2018. These foreign tourists have contributed to the foreign exchange earnings of the 1.94 lakh crore in the past year. This is 9.6% ..



‘Ideate for India’ joint collaboration between National e-governance Division and Intel

Union Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad has launched National Challenge for Youths ‘Ideate for India – creative solutions using technology’ at New Delhi on December 6. The aim of this National Challenge is to give school students across the country a platform and opportunity to become solution creators for the problems they see around them and ..


First electronics manufacturing cluster in northeastern region under Indian Government’s ‘Digital North East Vision 2022’ inaugurated Guwahati

The document ‘Digital North East Vision 2022’ has been released by Union Minister for Electronics & Information Technology Ravi Shankar Prasad in Guwahati, Assam. Under this vision, the Union government will invest nearly Rs. 10,000 crore in the region over the next 4 years to implement more than 400 projects. The vision document has identified ..


C K Prasad appointed as new chairman of Press Council of India

C K Prasad, the retired judge of the Supreme Court of India (SCI), has been appointed the chairman of the Press Council of India (PCI) for a second term. Prasad headed the media watchdog for three years from November 2014. He had succeeded Justice Markanday Katju. The Press Council of India is a statutory body ..


Vijay Prasad Dimri appointed as president of 36th International Geological Congress (IGC – 2020)

Scientist Dr Vijay Prasad Dimri has been appointed as the president of the 36th International Geological Congress (IGC), a global platform for the advancement of earth science, to be held in New Delhi from March 2 -8, 2020. He succeeded Shailesh Nayak. India is hosting the IGC in 2020 after a period of 56 years. ..


Satya Pal Malik appointed as new Governor of Bihar

President Ram Nath Kovind has recently appointed Governors in five states and Lieutenant Governor in one Union Territory. These are as follows: Brigadier (Retd) B D Mishra has been appointed as the new Governor of Arunachal Pradesh and former member of Bihar Legislative Council Ganga Prasad as new Governor of Meghalaya. Satya Pal Malik, the ..