SSB: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

RuPay Card Phase II jointly launched by India and Bhutan

Published: November 20, 2020

On November 20, 2020, PM Narendra Modi and Bhutanese PM Lotay Tshering jointly launched RuPay card Phase II that will allow Bhutan citizens to access RuPay network in India. The phase I was launched in August 2019. Highlights The implementation of Phase I of Rupay cards enabled visitors from India to access Point of Sale ..

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FM transmitters to be set up in Sashastra Seema Bal premises

Published: December 7, 2019

Government of India has approved seven projects for setting up of FM transmitters in premises of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) for strengthening FM coverage along Indo-Nepal border. The information in this regard was presented by Union Minister for Information and Broadcasting Prakash Javadekar to Lok Sabha. The FM transmitter project would be installed in Bihar, ..

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First full-fledged Services Selection Board (SSB) of Indian Navy opened in Kolkata

Published: May 16, 2019

The first full-fledged Services Selection Board (SSB) of Indian Navy has been inaugurated by Navy Chief Admiral Sunil Lanba at Diamond Harbour near Kolkata. The SSB (Kolkata) will boost the induction of officers, both men and women, into the Indian Navy. Its location will reduce the travel time and effort for candidates from northern and ..

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Kumar Rajesh Chandra appointed as new Director-General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB)

Published: January 9, 2019

Kumar Rajesh Chandra, A 1985 batch IPS officer, has been appointed the new Director-General of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) and will hold the post till 31st December 2021 i.e. date of his retirement on superannuation or until further orders. He succeeded S.S. Deswal. Prior to this post, Chandra was DG at Bureau of Civil Aviation ..

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55th anniversary of Sashastra Seema Bal held in New Delhi

Published: December 25, 2018

The 55th anniversary of Sashastra Seema Bal (SSB) was held in New Delhi on 24th December 2018. Union Minister of State for Home Affairs, Kiren Rijiju, was the chief guest and he witnessed the raising day parade along with delegates from Nepal and Bhutan on the occasion. In his address Kiren Rijiju said, in addition ..

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