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Dailong village in Manipur declared Biodiversity Heritage Site

The Manipur government has declared Dailong village of Tamenglong district as a Biodiversity Heritage Site of the state. Dailong village, covering an area of 11.35 sq km, has been declared as Biodiversity Heritage Site under Section 37(1) of Biological Diversity Act, 2002. The declaration was made after the recommendation of Manipur Biodiversity Board, the state […]

‘Good morning’ squads to tackle open defecation in Maharashtra

The Maharashtra government has decided to form ‘good morning’ squads to monitor and prevent open defecation in villages and districts across the state. These squads will comprise representatives of local bodies, self-help groups, NGOs, students and social workers working in the area of sanitation and cleanliness. A government resolution issued and stated that these squads […]

PM launches various projects of Kandla Port Trust, Gujarat

The Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi has launched various projects of Kandla Port Trust at Gandhidham in Gujarat. He unveiled plaques to mark the laying of Foundation Stone for the construction of the Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Convention Centre and the development of the 14th and 16th General Cargo Berth. He handed over Letters of Award for Construction […]

Telangana first state with logo for hearing impaired drivers

Telangana has introduced a logo for identifying vehicles driven by persons with hearing impairment and has become the first state in the country to do so. The state’s transport department has finalized the logo designed by Hyderabad-based graphic designer Manikanta Annapragada, who incidentally is the first person to obtain a driving license in the ‘hearing […]

Haryana to start door-to-door survey to collect data of every resident

Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar has decided to gather a detailed data of every resident and issue a sleek identity for every house in Haryana. The objective of this two-month long data generating exercise, to be launched on June 15, 2017 is to get details of land holdings and status of facilities. The facilities includes social […]

Odisha to introduce boat ambulances in four districts

Odisha will introduce boat ambulance service in four districts where people face difficulties in getting health service. The boat ambulance service will be available in the districts of Koraput, Malkangiri, Kendrapara and Kalahandi where people face problems in availing 108 ambulance service due to intervening large water bodies in the form of rivers and dams […]

Haryana govt to offer meals at subsidised rates for workers

The Haryana government has decided to open canteens offering meals at subsidized rates to registered construction workers under the “Antyodaya Anna Yojana” at 23 locations in the state. Besides, mobile food vans would be started at 23 convenient sites with a large number of workers. Important Takeaways from above News for Dena Bank PO Exam- […]

Madhya Pradesh Assembly declares Narmada living entity

The Madhya Pradesh government has passed a resolution granting river Narmada the status of a living entity and committed itself to the protection of its legal rights. A month ago, the Uttarakhand High Court had declared Ganga, Yamuna and their tributaries living entities with the status of a legal person. Important Takeaways from above News […]

Madhya Pradesh becomes 1st state to shift to January to December financial year

Madhya Pradesh has become the first state to switch to the January-December financial year from the existing April-March cycle. A decision to this effect was taken at the state cabinet meeting held in Bhopal. The move breaks a 150-year tradition as India started adopting the April-March financial year from 1867.  So, now the Budget session […]