Current Affairs Today October 12 2017

Presenting current affairs October 12 2017  with regular updates of today events from various areas. Aim of our current affairs section is to help you to get high marks in competitive exams you are going to attempt.

Web portal with information on new government schemes Launched by Maharashtra

Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis on 10 October,2017 launched a new web portal named as MahaLabharthi to help people to be aware of latest schemes of Maharashtra government. Below are the major take away points of the Web portal MahaLabharthi:—–

Chandrababu Naidu Flagged off Solid Waste Management vehicles

Chief Minister of Andhra pradesh flagged off thirty Solid Waste Management vehicles on 11th October, 2017 with an aim to maintain the cleanliness in the state. Its a unique initiative of Andhra Pradesh government to achieve its Swach Andhra objective.

Speaking on the occasion, Naidu also told about the new establishment of greenery and landscaping corporation whose functions will be to ensure………………….

First Meeting of Economic Advisory Council to Prime Minister (EAC-PM) Held in New Delhi

Newly constructed committee Economic Advisory Council to Prime Minister (EAC-PM) conducted its first meeting in New Delhi with think tank NITI Ayog. The meeting was chaired by NITI Ayog member Dr. Bibey Debroy.

The meeting was mainly focused on stock of the current economic, fiscal and monetary policy environment.It identified the key issues on which focus in need to be done.
Major priorities were discussed to boost the economic growth and jobs in the next six months.

Gujarat set up 16 new Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) townships

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani in a press conference at Gandhinagar announced to set up 16 new Gujarat Industrial Development Corporation (GIDC) townships in 2400 hectare area. The aim is to give boost to Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

GIDC will attract township will attract 15,000 industrial units.New Garment and Apparel policy will be set up that will generate jobs and one Lakh people will get job opportunities.Under the policy 20,000 crore rupees will be invested.

LinkedIn – India second largest pharmaceuticals and biotechnology workforce globally

Professional networking giant LinkedIn has revealed in a report that India is the second largest pharmaceuticals and biotechnology workforce globally. The report stated that India has 13.7 per cent contribution to global pharmaceuticals and biotechnology workforce.

Gurbax Singh Sandhu got National Awards for senior citizens

Gurbax Singh Sandhu longest serving Boxing coach of India has been given National Awards for senior citizens. President Ram Nath Kovind presented the award to him. Sandhu was honoured with award at a function in New Delhi on Monday.

He has distinction of coaching for both men and women. Sandhu expressed his greatest thanks to president of India for honouring him with this prestigious award.


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