- 1 HRD Ministry Launches Samagra Shiksha Scheme
- 2 Airtel Payments Bank appoints Anubrata Biswas as MD and CEO
- 3 Mission Innovation Ministerial meeting held in Sweden
- 4 India-Nepal Joint Military Exercise SURYA KIRAN to be held in Uttarakhand
- 5 Cabinet nod for India’s first sports varsity to be set up in Manipur
- 6 Latest Current Affairs
HRD Ministry Launches Samagra Shiksha Scheme
Minister of Human Resource Development (HRD), Prakash Javadekar, launched the Samagra Shiksha Scheme for School Education.
The main objective of the scheme is improve the quality of education, enhance the learning outcomes. The scheme uses advance technologies to empower teachers and children.
The scheme covers learning from pre- school to Class 12th . The elements that are included in the Scheme are- Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan, Rashtriya Madhyamik, Shiksha Abhiyan and Teacher Education.
Samagra Shiksha Education is focused on Digital Education.
Airtel Payments Bank appoints Anubrata Biswas as MD and CEO
The Airtel Payments Bank appoints Anubrata Biswas as Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer.
The position was vacant since the end of December last year when Sakshi Arora quit.
Anubrata Biswas will be responsible for taking convinient and innovative digital banking services to the doorstep of every Indian.
Before joining hands with Airtel Payments Bank, Biswas was the Joint General Manager and South India Retail Business heard for ICICI Bank.
Mission Innovation Ministerial meeting held in Sweden
The third Mission Innovation Ministerial Meeting was held in Malmo, Sweden.
Ministers and High- Level Delegates from 23 Nations participated.
Union Minister for Science and Technology, Earth Sciences, Environment, Forests, and Climate Change, Dr. Harsh Vardhan, led the Indian Delegation.
The objective of this meeting is accelerate the Clean Energy Innovations.
India is the Founding Member of the Mission Innovation and a part of Steering Committee.
India-Nepal Joint Military Exercise SURYA KIRAN to be held in Uttarakhand
Joint Military Exercise SURYA KIRAN- XIII between India and Nepal will be conducted at Pithoragarh, Uttarakhand.
The Exercise comprises of nearly 300 soldiers from both Nepal and India Army who would be sharing the experiences gained during the conduct of various counter-insurgency and counter-terrorism operations in the past.
This is a Biannual Event which is conducted alternatively in Nepal and India.
The main aim of this Event is to conduct Battalion Level Joint Training with emphasis on counter-terrorism operations in mountainous terrain.
Cabinet nod for India’s first sports varsity to be set up in Manipur
The Union Cabinet approved an ordinance to set up the country’s first National Sports University in Manipur.
A Bill to set up the University in Imphal (west) is pending in the Parliament.
Once the President signs the ordinance, things will move quickly, Union Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prakash said.