24 November 2016 Current Affairs

Baba Ramdev to create 20,000 jobs for youth, invests billions in Nepal

On the occasion of inaugural ceremony of new venture, Yoga guru Baba Ramdev is all set to invest billions of rupees in Nepal so as to create 20,000 new jobs in the country. As per reports, Ramdev’s new venture will produce organic medicine and other products. During the programme, Ramdev said that as he would be investing billions of rupees in Nepal for the venture; eventually 20,000 jobs would be created for Nepalese youth. Along with thousands of yoga enthusiasts from Nepal and India, President Bhandrai, Prime Minister Pushpa Kamal Dahal, Nepali Congress President Sher Bahadur Deuba, and other ministers ever also present.


Cashless transaction to be adopted in educational institutes: Madhya Pradesh

Educational institutes in Madhya Pradesh will now adopt cash-free transactions in every financial and business conducts said Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, in a meeting held on Tuesday. In what appear as a subservient response to Centre’s demonetization drive, the Madhya Pradesh Higher Education Department on Wednesday denounced the use of cash in all colleges and universities in the state. Educational institutes will now adopt cash-free conduct in every financial and business conducts said Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan, in a meeting held on Tuesday.”We are not accepting Rs 500 and Rs 1000 notes but students have option of online payment. We have also tied up with Federal Bank if a student wants to pay in cash,” said Bhopal School of Social Sciences PR officer Manju Mehta, according to an HT report.


UPSC museum inaugurated to showcase India’s administrative development

The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has come up with its own museum which has been made open to the public. The museum also shows the history, development and growth of administration in India and is open to public from 10 am to 2 pm (Monday to Saturday). The Union Public Service Commission (UPSC) has come up with its own museum which has been made open to the public. The museum gives rare details of examinations conducted during pre-to-post independence period to select the country’s bureaucrats. The inauguration was done by the UPSC Chairperson Alka Sirohi at the Commission’s office. Speaking on the occasion, Sirohi said that the museum showcases rare reports, files, photographs, pamphlets and maps. She also hoped that this will be a unique opportunity for students of history and candidates appearing for the various examinations conducted by the commission.


Central government to open 62 new JNV

As per an official statement, the states which will get these new JNVs are Chhattisgarh 11, Gujarat 8 and Delhi 7. Uttar Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir will also get 5 JNVs each. Several other states will also get these central government run schools. The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved opening of one Jawahar Navodaya Vidyalaya (JNV) on November 23 in each of the 62 uncovered districts with an outlay of Rs 2,871 crore..As per an official statement, the states which will get these new JNVs are Chhattisgarh 11, Gujarat 8 and Delhi 7. Uttar Pradesh and Jammu and Kashmir will also get 5 JNVs each. Several other states will also get these central government run schools.

Updated: November 30, 2016 — 7:46 am

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