Lal Bahadur Shastri Statue unveiled by PM

The Prime Minister unveiled the statue of former Prime Minister Sh. Lal Bahadur Shastri at the Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport in Varanasi. It is built by Northern Coalfields, a subsidiary of Coal India. Static/Current Takeaways Important For EPFO/LIC ADO Mains: CM of UP: Yogi Adityanath; Governor of UP: Ram Naik. Source: The Press Trust of India Find More […]

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet Approves Renaming of Allahabad to Prayagraj

Uttar Pradesh Cabinet led by CM Yogi Adityanath has approved the proposal to rename Allahabad, which will be called Prayagraj with immediate effect.  Uttar Pradesh Health Minister Sidharth Nath Singh informed the media regarding the decision. The new name derives from a place in the city called Prayag, where three rivers flowing across the state […]

BPCL To Set Up Country’s 1st Biofuel Plant In Odisha

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) will complete commissioning of its second generation (2G) ethanol bio-refinery at Baulsingha village in Bargarh district of Odisha by 2020.  The proposed plant will see an investment of Rs 1000 crore, the foundation stone of which was laid. This is the first biofuel plant in the country where ethanol will […]

Nitin Gadkari Laid Foundation Stone For Rs1,224 crore Highway projects in UP

Union Minister Nitin Gadkari laid the foundation stone for Rs 1,224 crore highway projects in Uttar Pradesh. Besides, the highway projects, Gadkari also laid the foundation stone for the development of National Waterway 40 (river Ghaghra). This project undertakes development work of 354 km stretch of Ghagra river under the Sagarmala Programme of Ministry of Shipping.  […]

PM Modi inaugurates First Uttarakhand Investors Summit in Dehradun

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the first Uttarakhand Investors Summit in Dehradun. All the leading business firms and industrial houses participated in the two-day event to explore investment opportunities in the hill state in 12 major sectors, including tourism and hospitality.   PM stated that, in Uttarakhand any MSME loan upto 1 crore will be sanctioned […]

Railway Minister lays foundation stone of two key railway projects in Chhattisgarh

In Chhattisgarh, Union Railway Minister Piyush Goyal and the state Chief Minister Raman Singh laid the foundation stone of two key railway projects. According to  Piyush Goyal, the construction of a new railway line connecting Katghora-Mungeli-Kawardha-Dongargarh would accelerate the growth of the mineral rich region and bring prosperity.  Mr Goyal was speaking at the function […]

PM Modi Inaugurates Various Projects in Gujarat: Complete Highlights

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated various projects in Gujarat. He inaugurated modern food processing facilities, including Amul’s ultra-modern Chocolate Plant in Anand. Development projects worth Rs. 1100 crore have either been inaugurated or their foundation stones have been laid.  These projects are associated with the dairy, food processing, agriculture and energy sectors. The Various Projects launched/Inaugurated […]

India’s 1st Corn Festival Starts in Madhya Pradesh

In Madhya Pradesh, the first corn festival of the country is being held in Chhindwara. The festival is one of a kind international event. Madhya Pradesh is one of the largest corn producing states in India, with Chhindwara being the highest corn producing district.  Source- News On AIR Static/Current Takeaways Important for RRB PO Mains […]

AP, Odisha & MP Bag Award Under Amrut

Andhra Pradesh has topped the charts among States in terms of “Ease of Living Index” rankings launched by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA).  It was followed by Odisha and Madhya Pradesh.   The three States were awarded the three best performing States under Atal Mission for Rejuvenation and Urban Transformation (AMRUT) at the […]

PM Modi Inaugurated Sikkim’s First Airport In Pakyong

Prime Minister Narendra Modi inaugurated the Pakyong Airport in Sikkim on September 24, nine years after the foundation stone was laid. The airport is the hilly state’s first and only airport. Currently, the nearest airport for the people of Sikkim is 124 kilometre (km) away in Bagdogra, West Bengal. The airport is spread over 201 […]