Sol. the Centre has constituted National Board of Electric Mobility (NBEM) to promote electric mobility and manufacturing of electric (& hybrid) vehicles and their components. The Board will be chaired by the Shri Girish Shankar, Secretary of the Department of Heavy Industry.
Sol. A day-long national conference on Communicating India has been organised in New Delhi which was inaugurated by Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore.
Sol. A 1982 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) Geetha Johri has been appointed as the first woman Director General of Police (DGP) of Gujarat.
Sol. The first express highway project in the northeast region will be developed along the Brahmaputra river in Assam at an estimated investment of Rs 40,000 crore inaugurated by Union Road Minister Nitin Gadkari.
Sol. Only ICICI Bank are authorised to handle the Senior Citizens Savings Scheme (SCSS), 2004.
Sol. The Government of India has enacted the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development (MSMED) Act, 2006 in terms of which the definition of micro, small and medium enterprises. As under a micro enterprise is an enterprise where investment in plant and machinery does not exceed Rs 25 lakhs.
Sol. Commercial Paper (CP) is an unsecured money market instrument issued in the form of a promissory note. It was introduced in India in 1990.
Sol. English Language Day at the UN is celebrated on 23 April, the date traditionally observed as the birthday of William Shakespeare.
Sol. Chandoli National Park is a 317.67 km² National Park in Kolhapur District Maharashtra state, India, established in May 2004, Earlier it was a Wildlife Sanctuary declared in 1985. Chandoli Park is notable as the southern portion of the Sahyadri Tiger Reserve, with Koyna Wildlife Sanctuary forming the northern part of the reserve.
Sol. To make onboarding easy for new sellers, Amazon India has launched an initiative called Amazon Classroom, a virtual training program to help teach them the nuances of online selling. Jeff Bezos is CEO of Amazon.
Sol. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley chaired the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Finance Ministers meeting in New Delhi. Myanmar has joined the SASEC program as its seventh member.
Sol. ICICI Bank and Axis Bank sold Rs.1,800 crore of loans to paper maker Ballarpur Industries Ltd to Edelweiss Asset Reconstruction Company.
Sol. The WTO’s dispute settlement set up a panel to resolve the dispute between Japan and India over the imposition of safeguard import duty on iron and steel products.
Sol. Total expenditure in Budget for 2017-18 has been placed at 21.47 lakh crores and this is expected to have multiplier effects and lead to higher growth.
Sol. TEC, an acronym encapsulating the vision to "Transform, Energise, Clean India", was announced by the Finance Minister, marking the beginning of the annual budget for the next fiscal year.