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Which Indian Coast Guard Ship was commissioned in Chennai on 14 September
Indian Coast Guard Ship 'Vijaya', the second in the series of 98 m offshore patrol vessels (OPVs), was commissioned in Chennai on 14 September 2018. The OPV is fitted
with advanced technology navigation and communication equipment and sensors. On
joining the Coast Guard fleet, the ship will be based at Paradip. The Ship will be deployed
extensively for Exclusive Economic Zone surveillance.
The Chief Minister of which state has flagged off the 'Swachh Dhara' programme on 14
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister, Chandrababu Naidu flagged off the 'Swachh
Dhara' programme. The programme aims to provide clean drinking water across the state.
As part of the scheme, tankers providing water across the state will be cleaned periodically
through a six-layered cleaning process. The cleaning process involves the use of ultraviolet
radiation to kill bacteria.
How many states joined at Global Climate Action Summit?
India's first tribal circuit tourism project under Swadesh Darshan scheme inaugurated at Chhattisgarh. The central government had allocated about 100 crore rupees to develop this project to highlight tribal culture to the domestic and foreign tourists.
Who has launched the 'Swachhata Hi Seva' movement on September 15, 2018?
The Prime Minister, Narendra Modi, launched the 'Swachhata Hi Seva' movement
on September 15, 2018. The 'Swachhata Hi Seva movement' aims at generating greater
public participation towards Swachhta or cleanliness. It is being organized in the run-up to
the fourth anniversary of the Swachh Bharat Mission, on October 2nd, 2018.
The Engineer's Community across India celebrates Engineers Day on 15
September every year. M Visvesvaraya's birthday is celebrated as Engineer's Day, he was
a world-renowned civil engineer. He received the Bharat Ratna in 1955. M Visvesvaraya
installed an irrigation system with water floodgates at the Khadakvasla reservoir, Gwalior’s
Tigra Dam and Mysuru’s Krishnaraja Sagara dam.
Which country approves MOU On Joint Blockchain Research With BRICS Members?
Justice Ranjan Gogoi has been appointed as the 46th Chief Justice of India (CJI) by President Ram Nath Kovind. Ranjan Gogoi will assume charge from outgoing CJI Dipak Misra on October 3 and hold office till November 17, 2019.
Which state has launched a scheme, 'Swayangsiddha', in different districts of the State to
combat human trafficking?
The West Bengal government has launched a scheme, 'Swayangsiddha', in
different districts of the State. The scheme will combat human trafficking. Swayangsiddha
means self-reliance and will be executed by the West Bengal Police. The scheme aims to
empower young boys and girls to make informed choices so that they are less vulnerable
to trafficking and child marriage.