Union Territories of India Current Affairs, GK & News
Vipin Anand Monday has recently taken charge as the new Managing Director (MD) of the Life Insurance Corporation of India (LIC). Prior to this, he was in charge of LIC’s western zone, comprising of 23 divisions, covering the states of Maharashtra, Gujarat, Goa and Union Territories of Daman and Diu, and Dadra and Nagar Haveli. ..
Topics: Arabian Sea • Country subdivisions • Dadra and Nagar Haveli • Dadra, Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu • Daman and Diu • Diu, India • Portuguese Empire • Portuguese India • Praful Khoda Patel • States and union territories of India • Union Territories of India
Ten monuments have been adopted under the ‘Adopt A Heritage: Apni Dharohar, Apni Pehchaan’ scheme, which is a collaborative effort by Ministry of Tourism, Ministry of Culture and Archaeological Survey of India (ASI), and State/UTs Governments . The project primarily focuses on providing basic amenities that include cleanliness, public conveniences, safe drinking water, ease of ..
Category: Government Schemes Current Affairs
Topics: Archaeoastronomy • Delhi • India • Islamic architecture • Leh • Mamluk dynasty • Minarets • Qutb Minar • States and union territories of India • Stok Kangri • Surajkund • Union Territories of India
Justice Naresh Harishchandra Patil has been sworn-in as the new Chief Justice of the Bombay High Court. Maharashtra Governor C Vidyasagar Rao administered the oath of office to Justice Patil at a brief ceremony held at Raj Bhavan. The Bombay High Court is one of the oldest High Courts of India and its principle seat ..
Topics: Bombay High Court • Countries • Dadra and Nagar Haveli • Dadra, Nagar Haveli, Daman and Diu • Daman and Diu • Mumbai • Naresh Harishchandra Patil • Portuguese Empire • Portuguese India • States and union territories of India • Union Territories of India
Island Development agency (IDA) was constituted in 2017 for the holistic development of islands. It will undertake holistic development in the project islands after giving due consideration to unique maritime and territorial bio-diversity of the islands. IDA is chaired by Union Home minister and members includes, cabinet secretary, home secretary, secretary (environment, forests and climate ..
Topics: Andaman and Nicobar Islands • Bangaram Atoll • Islands • Kalpeni • Lakshadweep • Landforms • Little Andaman • Minicoy • States and union territories of India • Suheli • Union Territories of India
Logistics Ease Across Different States (LEADS) is a composite indicator to assess international trade logistics across States/UTs. It is based on stakeholders’ survey conducted by Deloitte for Ministry of Commerce and Industry. It is calculated based on eight parameters such as infrastructure, services, timeliness, track and trace, competitiveness of pricing, safety of cargo, operating environment ..
The Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh chaired the first meeting of the newly constituted Islands Development Agency (IDA) on July 24, 2017. After detailed consultations, ten islands namely Smith, Ross, Aves, Long and Little Andaman in Andaman & Nicobar and Minicoy, Bangaram, Suheli, Cherium and Tinnakara in Lakshadweep have been identified for holistic development in ..
Topics: Andaman • Andaman and Nicobar Islands • Andaman Sea • Bangaram Atoll • Geography of Asia • Lakshadweep • Landforms • Maritime Southeast Asia • Minicoy • States and union territories of India • Union Territories of India