Month September 2021

AspirantWorld One liners : 30th September

• Right Livelihood Award 2021 was conferred to Delhi-based environmental business enterprise “Legal Initiative for Forest and Environment (LIFE)”. This award is also acknowledged as “Sweden’s choice Nobel Prize”. • Union Minister for Health and Family Welfare, Mansukh Mandaviya and…

Kapas plucker machines

• The Cotton Corporation of India (CCI) has so far distributed 5543 kapas plucker machines valuing around Rs. 4 crores to 5543 marginal and small farmers in all the cotton-growing states (including aspirational districts) under Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR). About:…

Amul Honey

• Union Minister for Agriculture and Farmers’ Welfare Narendra Singh Tomar launched ‘Amul Honey- a product of Gujarat Cooperative Milk Marketing Federation Ltd. (GCMMF)’ under active cooperation with ‘National Bee Board (NBB)’. About: • He emphasized the importance of National…

Zojila tunnel

• Government is pushing to complete the massive Zojila tunnel, its showpiece infra project in Kashmir and Ladakh, before Republic Day, 2024. Road Transport Minister Nitin Gadkari inspected the west portal of the tunnel in Baltal. About: • At 14.15…

PMFME Scheme

• The Ministry of Food Processing Industries in association with the Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs, under the Pradhan Mantri Formalisation of Micro food processing Enterprises (PMFME) Scheme, virtually launched the Seed Capital Module. About: • It was launched…

National Cadet Corps

• Lieutenant General Gurbirpal Singh took over as the 34th Director General of National Cadet Corps (NCC) on September 27, 2021. About: • National Cadet Corps (NCC) is a Tri-Services Organization, comprising the Army, Navy and Air Force, engaged in…

Beijing-Lhasa expressway

• Continuing its infrastructure build-up in Tibet, China has completed a key section of the Beijing-Lhasa expressway, a 295-km stretch from Lhasa to Nagqu. About: • This section is located at an average altitude of 4,500 metres above sea level,…

AspirantWorld One liners : 28th September

• Nagaland’s sweet cucumber was granted a geographical identification (GI) tag as an agricultural product. Under the terms of The Geographical Indications of products (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999, Nagaland’s sweet cucumber was granted a geographical identification (GI) tag. •…