PIB (18/06/2019): UPSC Current affairs to prepare for UPSC exam

World Food India held in New Delhi from 1-4 November 2019

  • Smt Harsimrat Kaur Badal the Union Minister for Food Processing Industries said World Food India 2019.
  • And it will be the biggest gathering of all domestic and global stakeholders in the Food Processing Sector in New Delhi.
  • For World Food India on 1-4 Nov, smt. Badal holds a meeting with Industry leaders and foreign Ambassadors from major food processing countries to engage.

Combating desertification India will lead by example: Union Environment Minister

  • Shri Javadekar union Environment Minis announced that India will be hosting the fourteenth session of Conference of Parties (COP – 14) from 29th August – 14th September 2019.
  • While he is speaking at an event in New Delhi on the occasion of World Day to combat desertification and drought day.
  • Shri Amitabh Kant CEO, NITI Aayog also present on the occasion said that the World Day to combat desertification is a unique occasion.

Commerce Minister Holds Meeting With E-Commerce and Tech Companies

  • Union Minister of Commerce and Industry & Railways, Piyush Goyal, held an extensive consultation with the tech industry and e-Commerce companies in New Delhi yesterday.
  • Commerce& Industry Minister, Secretary Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade (DPIIT), Secretary Department of Commerce, Secretary Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology (MeitY)and Deputy Governor of Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
  • The meeting was held by Piyush Goyal in order to understand their concerns and take their suggestions towards building a robust data protection framework that will achieve the dual purpose of privacy and innovation and strengthen India’s position as a global tech leader with a focus on trust and innovation.