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India This Week: 13 June-19 June 2016

Jun 20, 2016 16:15 IST

India this week is a section provided by Jagranjosh.com to help the students and aspirants of various competitive exams. The segment provides most important events of the week 13 June to 19 June 2016. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

13 June 2016
• RBI introduces Scheme for Sustainable Structuring of Stressed Assets
• Renowned Hindi writer Mudrarakshasa passes away
• Ranu Langthasa appointed as first woman chairperson of NCHAC in Assam
• Justice Rakesh Ranjan Prasad takes charge of Chief Justice of Manipur HC

14 June 2016
• Jal Marg Vikas Project on river Ganga to enable commercial navigation
• Union Ministry of Railways signs JV Agreement with Odisha Government
• Union Government approves Measures for Conservation & Preservation of Lakes in Bengaluru
• Vijay Mallya declared as Proclaimed Offender by Money Laundering Court
• Delhi Transport Minister Gopal Rai resigns
• Pan-India Ramayana & Krishna Circuit under Swadesh Darshan Scheme approved
• Underwater Robots to be used to Study Indian monsoon: Scientists
• DBS Bank appoints Niraj Mittal as institutional banking head
• Draft National Wind-Solar Hybrid Policy 2016 released

15 June 2016
• Union Government launches Scheme for setting up 1000 MW Wind Power Project connected to CTU
• India, ISA contract for exploration of Polymetallic Sulphides in Indian Ocean Region approved
• India’s membership of the International Continental Scientific Drilling Program approved
• BHEL commissions 195 megawatt unit at Muzaffarpur Thermal Power Plant
• National Civil Aviation Policy 2016 released
• Union Cabinet approved Bill to fast track recovery of bad loans
• Union Cabinet approved merger of SBI with its five subsidiaries
• Senior IAS officer Supriya Sahu appointed as Director General of Doordarshan
• Maharashtra Government decides to use plastic waste in building roads
• Sunil Mittal elected Chairman of International Chamber of Commerce
• Syed Nayeemuddin, former Indian football team coach, to be conferred with Mohun Bagan Ratna

16 June 2016
• Union Government launches Vidyanjali Mobile App for volunteer work at government schools
• Assam PCC president Anjan Dutta dies
• Veteran Odia actress Manimala Devi passes away
• Union Government notified 10 coastal police stations extending their jurisdiction to 200 nautical miles
• India signs two MoUs with Namibia on capacity building for civil servants, centre of excellence in ICT
• State Bank of India floats IT Innovation Start-up Fund to assist start-ups in fintech space
• PM Modi outlines RAPID, a five-point charter for tax administrators at the Rajasva Gyan Sangam
• URJA Mobile app launched to enhance consumer connect with Urban Power Distribution sector

17 June 2016
• Review meeting of Indo-EU ‘Water4crops’ project held
• Microsoft & AICTE signed agreement to build app for HRD ministry's SWAYAM platform
• Union Ministry of AYUSH released Yog Geet for International Day of Yoga–2016
• India, Thailand signed 2 agreements on cooperation in culture and education sectors

18 June 2016
• India gets first women fighter pilots; Commissioned 3 pilots in Batch-1
• Renowned Educationalist Jeppiaar passes away
• India, South Korea launches Korea Plus, an initiative to strengthen relations
• Bipin R Patel appointed as President of Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industry

19 June 2016
• India won Silver medal at Archery World Cup in Antalya

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