• World Alzheimer day is celebrated on 21st September every year since 1994 to commemorate the 10th anniversary of Alzheimer diseases International (ADI)
  • This day is celebrated to create an awareness about the disease and lending a helping hand to people suffering from dementia.
  • September month is dedicated as “World Alzheimer Month”
  • It is stated that 2 out of 3 people around the world have no Idea about Alzheimer or dementia, there is a need to create an awareness about this disease so people can identify the symptoms is early stage.
  • There are over 50 million people around the world and in India, there are 4 million people who are suffering from some form of dementia.

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  • From 1981 International Peace day was initially observed on third Tuesday of September annually, which was the day for commencement of UN’s regular sessions of the General assembly.
  • It was celebrated to strengthen world peace among the nations and promote nonviolence.
  • Observing the contribution of world peace day celebration in promoting world peace, UN decided to fix a day for International peace day commemoration in 2000 general assembly.
  • Since then International peace day is celebrated on 21st September every year, to create an awareness about reinforcing the ideal world peace that is yet to be achieved
  • Anonymously this day was also selected to be a day of global ceasefire and non-violence in 111th plenary meeting September 2001
  • World Peace Day 2018 or International peace day 2018 is observed today that is 21 September, Friday.

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Atal Bimit Vyakti Kalyan Yojna Accepted by the ESIC to Provide Cash when Job Loss

The ESI Corporation took Some Very important decision towards improvements in its Service and benefits as the 175th meeting was held on 19th September 2018 in New Delhi under the Chairmanship of Shri Santosh Kumar Gangwar and the Union Minister of State for Labour and Employment(I/c) This Decisions were made there itself. Read More


Every year Railway police force foundation day or the RPF raising day is celebrated on 20th September, to commemorate the day when Railway Police Force (RPF) was included to central armed force in 1985.

RFF operates under the authority of Ministry of Railways and is responsible for the security of passengers and railway property of Indian Railways. Railway protection force has the authority to arrest and prosecute criminals.

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New operational Guidelines in Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna(PMFBY)

The Government had made the decision to incorporate penalties for states and Insurance Companies for making delay in settlement of insurance claims under the Pradhan Mantri Fasal Bima Yojna(PMFBY) for the implementation of (PMFBY) new operational Guidelines are issued by the government, This new operational Guidlines will be onset from the rabi Season which will Start from 1st October

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First ever India tourism mart 2018

Union Minister for railway and Coal Shri Piyush Goyal inaugurates the first ever India tourism Mart 2018(ITM 2018), India is one of the fastest Growing tourist destinations in the world

The IMT was organized by the Ministry of Tourism from 16th to 18th September 2018, this Mart was inaugurated in the Presence of Union Tourism Minister, Shri KJ Alphons and Tourism Minister of Marocco, Mr. Mohamed Sajid in New Delhi, The Mart is in Partnership  with Federation of Association in Indian Tourism and hospitality (FAITH) with the support of Government Read More

3400+ Test Centers Across India for Higher Education

Free Government Test Practice Centers for Higher education entrance examination

  • Ministry of Human Resource Development, Shri Prakash Javadekar inaugurated a network of 3400 test centers across 622 districts in 33 states/ Union territories for higher education entrance examinations, it is for students to practice for exams on weekends.
  • Minister of HRD stated that “government is committed to provide quality education with equity”
  • Through google hangouts, 25 Test Practice Centers participated in the inauguration event held in Delhi and Shri R. Subrahmanyam (Secretary, Higher Education) and Shri Vineet Joshi (DG, NTA) joined the video conference
  • The purpose of test centers is to facilitate students who lack resources like computers and smart phone to get familiarized with changes in mode and exam pattern, so no students should feel difficulty while attempting the examination
  • To make the exams transparent, leak proof, scientific, student friendly and fast, JEE (Mains) and UGC NET exams patterns have been changed and Computer based test (CBT) is implemented.
  • For JEE preparation SWAYAM Platform is created where students can assesses IIT PAL, which professor assisted video lectures

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Smart Fencing(CIBMS) Along the Indo-Pak International Border in Jammu

Smart Fencing Project Pilot Implementation along the International Border of Indo-Pak Hosted by Union Home Minister Shri Rajnath Singh. Home Minister Said that Indian Government has taken many number of Precautions to make the border of the country more secure with the maximum utilization of technology to make the security system at the border stronger and Effective.

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Engineers Day

Why Engineers day is celebrated?

  • Engineer’s day in India is celebrated on 15th September every year to commemorate the birth anniversary of Sir Mokshagundam Visvesvaraya, popularly known as Sir MV.
  • He was one of the greatest engineers and a scholar responsible of Indian development even before independence
  • He was a firm believer that India’s development is in the hands of Engineers
  • Engineer’s day 2018 is observed on 15th September, Saturday.

Sir M Visvesvaraya

  • In 1861 Sir MV was born into a Hindu Brahmin Family in Muddenahalli village, Chikkaballapura District, Karnataka.
  • His father Mokshagundam Srinivasa Shastry was a Sanskrit scholar and his mother was Venkatalakshmamma.
  • In 1881 after completing his under graduation in BA from Central College, Bangalore, he perused Diploma in civil engineering at College of Engineering, Pune.
  • Sir MV started his career as an assistant engineer PWD in Bombay, many public projects were implemented under his supervision and later he was requested to join the irrigation commission.
  • He was considered as a master mind in designing and implementing irrigation systems and some of his major works are weir water floodgates of Khadakvasla Reservoir in Pune, flood protection system for city of Hyderabad, sea erosion protection system for Visakhapatnam port and more.
  • He served in various positions under the British rule and in 1909 he retired and joined as a chief engineer in Mysore. Krishnaraj sagar dam and many projects for all over development around Mysore were created under his guidance , which work efficiently till today
  • In later years he became Diwan of Mysore (Second minister rank) and supported king of Mysore Krishnaraja Wodeyar IV, in development work
  • He was responsible for establishing many Industries and organizations like Mysore Soap Factory, Mysore Iron & Steel Works Bhadravathi, Mysore Chamber of Commerce, State Bank of Mysore etc.
  • Many education institutions were founded under his guidance and his vision for the development of Mysore state made him to be known as “Father of Modern Mysore state”
  • For his work for public good Visvesvaraya was knighted by the British as a Knight Commander of the Order of the Indian Empire
  • He was recipient of the Bharat Ratna, highest honor for Indian citizen in 1955
  • He recived many honorary doctorates from universities and many institutions and industries that were founded by him were renamed after him as a tribute
  • In 1962 Sir M Visvesvaraya demised at the age of 101 and a memorial was built in his hometown Muddenahalli.

Engineer’s Day celebration

  • Innovative Engineer’s day celebration ideas are brought up every year with different events and activities
  • Many activities like engineer day speech by students, debates and exibitions are held especially in engineering colleges to encourage students to get inspiration from Sir MV and his excellent works.
  • As engineer’s day special, many Government events are held to honor exceptional engineers for their work for public
  • Every year National Engineer’s day is celebrated in different themes, Engineer’s day 2018 theme is “Engineering Challenges for Knowledge Era”

Engineers are vital for any nation’s development and Sir MV is the best example to prove the significance of engineer’s. Himalai wants to wish everyone a Happy Engineer’s Day!! as a part of our India our Pride events.