PIB (26/12/2019): UPSC Current affairs to prepare for UPSC Exam

Atal Bhujal Yojana (ATAL JAL) launched under Rohtang Pass 

  • Atal Bhujal Yojana (ATAL JAL) launched by Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi on the birth anniversary of  Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  • Consequently, launched the big project named the Strategic Tunnel under Rohtang Pass after  Atal Bihari Vajpayee.
  • The Rohtang Tunnel connects Manali, Himachal Pradesh with Leh, Ladakh and Jammu Kashmir, Especially.

Operational Guidelines  released for the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission

  • Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi  released the Operational Guidelines on the occasion of Good Governance Day for the implementation of Jal Jeevan Mission.
  • Also, on 13th August 2019 Jal Jeevan Mission (JJM) approved by the Union Cabinet to provide Functional Household Tap Connection.
  • Before, five regional workshops organized by the Government in different regions north, east, west, south and north-eastern.

Good Governance Index launched by the Ministry of Personnel, Public Grievances & Pension. read more

PIB (25/12/2019): UPSC Current affairs to prepare for UPSC Exam

Creation of the post of four-star general.

  • The Chief of Defence Staff will also head the Department of Military Affairs (DMA), within the Ministry of Defence and function as its Secretary.
  • The Chief of Defence Staff also acts as Principal Military Adviser to Raksha Mantri on all tri-Services matters.
  • Further, The three Chiefs will continue to advise Raksha Mantri on matters exclusively concerning their respective Services. 

Strategic Tunnel to be renamed after former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee

  • PM Narendra Modi decides to honor the contribution of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee by naming the Strategic Tunnel under Rohtang Pass on December 25, 2019.
  • The 8.8-kilometer-long tunnel is the world’s longest tunnel above an altitude of 3,000 meters. 
  • Further, this tunnel reduces the distance between Manali and Leh by 46 kilometers and save crores of rupees in transport costs.

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Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas is a celebration every year on 9th January. This day is a remembrance of the return of Mahatma Gandhi from South Africa to Ahmedabad on 9 January 1915.

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National Youth Day

National Youth Day/Swami Vivekananda Jayanthi is celebrated on January 12th every year on the remembrance of Swami Vivekananda’s birth anniversary. Himalai IAS Coaching Centre in Bangalore spread awareness about social responsibility current events for the civil service exams like IAS exams, KAS exams, IES exams, and other competitive exams. read more