PIB (31/12/2019): UPSC Current affairs to prepare for UPSC Exam

DGCA launches Phase-1 services of e-GCA

  • Shri Pradeep Singh Kharola, Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, launch Phase-1 services of the e-Governance (eGCA) project of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).
  • Further, the issue of Commercial Pilot License (CPL-A) with Flight Radio Telephony Operators License (FRTOL) and Instrument Rating is automated. 
  • Besides the issue of CPL-A, Class 1 renewal Medical Assessment to the aspirant pilots commence though eGCA.

General Bipin Rawat is Chief of Defence Staff

  • Government decides to appoint General Bipin Rawat, as the Chief of Defence Staff (CDS).
  • General Bipin Rawat was the Indian Army in December 1978 and is currently serving as Chief of the Army Staff.
  • The officer decorates  PVSM, UYSM, AVSM, YSM, SM, VSM and ADC to the Supreme Commander.

PIB (2/1/2020): UPSC Current affairs to prepare for UPSC Exam

28 UIDAI-run Aadhaar Seva Kendras operational across the country.

  • UIDAI plans to set up 114 Aadhaar Seva Kendras (ASK) in 53 cities across the country.
  • This is an addition to about 38,000 Aadhaar enrolment centers run by Banks, Post Offices and State Governments.
  • ASK centers have a capacity to handle up to 1,000 enrolments and update requests per day 

Air Marshal assumes charge as Air Officer-in-Charge Administration

  • In Particular MSG Menon takes over as Air Officer-in-Charge Administration of Indian Air Force with effect from 01 Jan 2020.
  • Meanwhile, he was the Director-General (Works & Ceremonials) at Air HQ.
  • Besides, Hon’ble President of India awards MSG Menon Vishisht Seva Medal (VSM) in 2016.