Smriti Irani: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

National Handloom Day: 7th August

The country is going to observe the 6th Edition of the National Handloom Day on 07th August 2020 in order to recognize the importance of the textiles sector in the country. The day also highlights the importance of the handloom sector in the country and also serves as a way of women empowerment in the ..

‘Raisina Dialogue 2020’ from 14th-16th January in New Delhi

The multilateral conference that has emerged as India’s flagship conference since its inception in the year 2016 on geoeconomics and geopolitics is organized annually in New Delhi. In collaboration with the Ministry of External Affairs, the Conference is organized by the Indian independent think tank- Observer Research Foundation (ORF).  The multi-stakeholder dialogue is structured for ..

Maharashtra has the Highest Number of Cases Registered under the POCSO Act from 2015 to 2017

The Union Minister of Women and Child Development, Smriti Zubin Irani in a written reply to Rajya Sabha provided the information regarding the total number of cases registered under the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act, 2012 as per the last three reports of the National Crime Records Bureau(NCRB). Highlights from the reports: ..

What is One stop centre (OSC) scheme?

The One Stop Centre (OSC) Scheme replaced The Indira Gandhi Matritva Sahyog Yojana (IGMSY) provides a range of services in an integrated manner under one roof including medical aid, police facilitation, legal counselling, psycho-social counselling and temporary shelter to women affected by violence. Till date, 595 OSCs have started operations out of 728 OSCs that ..

Project SU.RE inaugurated by Smriti Irani

The Project SU.RE (Sustainable Resolution) is a joint project of CMAI (Clothing Manufacturers Association of India) of United Nations (UN) & IMG Reliance (International Management Group). It has been inaugurated by Union Minister for Textiles Smriti Zubin Irani during Lakme Fashion Winter/Festive 2019 in Mumbai, Maharashtra. The purpose of this project is to move towards ..

Krishna Saksena authors book ‘Whispers of Time’

The book titled ‘Whispers of Time’ has been authored by Dr Krishna Saksena. The story witnesses three generations in the author’s long life of 90 years in which she found a great difference. If the first was too strict and severe in clinging hard to traditions, the second had softened down to new values of ..

Project India Size launched by Union Government to study Apparel Consumption in India

In Mumbai, the India Size project has recently launched by the Union Minister of Textiles Smriti Irani. It’s a first-of-its-kind project in the history of the country, which aims to arrive at a standard Indian Size for the ready-to-wear clothing industry, on the lines of the standardized sizes available in countries such as the USA, ..

Rajyavardhan Rathore takes charge as new Minister of Information and Broadcasting (I&B)

In a Cabinet reshuffle, Col Rajyavardhan Rathore has taken charge as the new Union Minister of Information and Broadcasting (I&B) on May 15, 2018. He replaced Smriti Irani. Mrs Irani will now only hold the portfolio of Minister of Textiles. A communique from the office of President Ram Nath Kovind said, Railway Minister Piyush Goyal ..