Current Affair For Month “March, 2017”

Namami Brahmaputra Festival 2017

Date: March 31, 2017

The Namami Brahmaputra festival may have been planned to showcase the state as a tourism hotspot and the river as a trade highway, but policy-makers also see the festival as an opportunity to strengthen India's user right on the river to counter China's.This festival to be organized across 21 districts in Assam from March 31-April 4, 2017.

The event shall take off in the form of a spect...

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India becomes Net Exporter of Electricity for the first Time

Date: March 31, 2017

As per Central Electricity Authority, the Designated Authority of Government of India for Cross Border Trade of Electricity, 1st time India has turned around from a net importer of electricity to Net Exporter of electricity. During the current year 2016-17 (April to February 2017), India has exported around 5,798 Million Units to Nepal, Bangladesh and Myanmar which is 213 Million units more tha...

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Destination North East - 2017

Date: March 30, 2017

The Destination North East-2017 (DNE-2017) was organized to build upon the comparative advantages of the North East Region, which included Business Summit, Buyer-Seller meet, exhibition stalls showcasing best features of NE to attract investment in tourism, skill, start-up, handlooms & handicrafts, horticulture, medicinal and aromatic plants. The Office of Principal Scientific Adviser to Go...

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Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan & other plans:Towards ENSURING quality Education

Date: March 28, 2017

The department of School Education & Literacy is taking several steps to make school education job-oriented and qualitative. The Department is implementing a component of Vocationalisation of Secondary & Higher Secondary Education under Centrally sponsored scheme of Rashtriya Madhyamik Shiksha Abhiyan (RMSA) with an aim to prepare educated, employable and co...

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National Commission for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (NSEBC)

Date: March 24, 2017

The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday approved setting up of National Commission for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes (NSEBC) as a Constitutional body.

The Union Cabinet has approved setting up of a NSEBC by making amendment to the Constitution, mainly by insertion of Article 338B.

The Bill will be introduced in the Parliament.

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‘Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana’ to be launched on 1st April, 2017 in Nellore, Andhra Pradesh

Date: March 23, 2017

“Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana”, a ‘Scheme for providing Physical Aids and Assisted-living Devices for Senior citizens belonging to BPL category’ will be launched in District Nellore, Andhra Pradesh on 1st April, 2017. Briefing media persons here today, Shri Thaawarchand Gehlot, Minister for Social Justice and Empowerment said that the Physical Aids and Assisted-living Devic...

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First Nine Celebrates 200 Years

Date: March 23, 2017

First Battalion of the Ninth Gorkhas was raised by the British in 1817 as the ‘Fatehgarh Levy’ and it celebrated 200 years of its raising on the 16th of March 2017 at Secunderabad. Ninth Gorkha Rifles has a unique honour that all its battalions have been awarded the Chief of Army Staff’s Citation for exceptional performance in the line of duty. The Regiment has been awarded th...

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मनरेगा – लाखों लोगों की जीवनरेखा

Date: March 22, 2017


महात्मा गांधी राष्ट्रीय ग्रामीण रोजगार गारंटी अधिनियम (मनरेगा) ने अपनी स्थापना के बाद से अब तक एक लंबा सफर तय कर लिया है और आज यह लाखों लोगों के लिए एक ...

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India ranks 131 on Human Development Index 2017, Norway No.1

Date: March 22, 2017

India slipped down one place from 130 to 131 among the 188 countries ranked in terms of human development, says the 2016 Human Development Report (HDR) released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) on Tuesday.

India’s human development index (HDI) value of 0.624 puts it in the “medium human development” category, alongside countries such as Congo, Namibia...

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March 22:World Water Day

Date: March 22, 2017

World Water Day is an annual event celebrated on 22 March. The day focuses attention on the importance of universal access to clean water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) facilities in developing countries.The day also focuses on advocating for the sustainable management of freshwater resources.

World Water Day is supported by stakeholders across the globe. Many organizations promote clea...

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