Smriti Irani Current Affairs, GK & News

WCD Minister chairs National Conference of States/UTs

Minister for Women and Child Development (WCD), Smriti Zubin Irani, chaired the National Conference, 2021. This conference was held on 30th and 31st of August at Kevadia, Gujarat. Key Points During the National Conference, ministers discussed deliberated on implementation and governance of schemes and programmes of the ministry, in a better manner, like new initiatives ..

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Smriti Irani launches 24/7 Helpline of NCW for Women affected by violence

On 27th July, 2021, Smriti Irani, the Union Minister for Women and Child Development (WCD) launched the National Commission for Women’s (NCW) 24/7 helpline number 7827170170. The helpline has been launched with primary aim of providing online support 24/7 to women who are affected by violence.  They will be linked with the appropriate authorities like ..

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8th India International Silk Fair inaugurated by Smriti Irani

The Textiles Minister of India, Smriti Irani, inaugurated the 8th India International Silk Fair on the Virtual Portal. Highlights This fair is the biggest silk fair of India. The fair is being held under one roof of the virtual platform of Indian Silk Export Promotion Council. The fair is a five days long event. More ..

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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 ..

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GoI allocates Rs 1,480 crores to National Technical Textiles Mission

On March 19, 2020, the Minister of Textiles Smt Smriti Irani presented the details of National Technical Textiles Mission at Rajya Sabha. The GoI has allocated Rs 1,480 crores for the mission National Technical Textiles Mission The Mission aims to improve technical textiles in India. The mission is to be implemented for a period of ..

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‘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 ..

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