Published on: June 16, 2022

SNIPPETS – 16 JUNE 2022

SNIPPETS – 16 JUNE 2022

  • Former Karnataka High Court judge Bhimanagouda Sanganagouda Patil was sworn in as the Lokayukta of Karnataka on June 15.

  • The State Government has decided to demand national project tag for Upper Krishna. The Union Government has already declared Upper Bhadra as a national project. The tag will facilitate flow of funds from the Union Government to the project. It will help the expansion of irrigation in the command area.
  • NLC India Ltd., (NLCIL), a Navaratna Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) under the Ministry of Coal has planned to set up a methanol project using lignite with an investment of ₹4,400 crore in Neyveli.
  • The Cabinet approved the Agnipath scheme for temporary recruitment to the armed forces.This scheme entails a recruitment process for individuals below the rank of officer, with the goal of deploying fitter, younger troops on the front lines, many of whom will be on four-year contracts. It’s a game-changing project that will give the Army, Navy, and Air Force a more young image.
  • India has witnessed the sharpest rise among the Asian economies, with a six-position jump from 43rd to 37th rank on the http://justrpg.com/reviews/death-jr-ii-root-evil annual World Competitiveness Index compiled by the Institute for Management Development, largely due to gains in economic performance.
  • The GSER was released in the backdrop of the ongoing London Tech Week 2022, which brings together global governments and corporate leaders, inspirational start-up founders and investors to discuss the power of technology for societies. Bengaluru held on to its record trend of attracting technology investments and other Indian cities such as Mumbai and Delhi and hubs such as Telangana and Kerala are also making a mark on the global start-up ecosystems charts, according to new research
  • India successfully test-fired its indigenously developed, nuclear-capable Prithvi-II missile during night time as part of a user training trial from a test range off the Odisha coast.