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India This Week: 29 June-5 July 2015

Jul 6, 2015 17:15 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 29 June to 5 July 2015. It will help you to revise and recollect the important news and events just before the exam.

29 June 2015
• Elephant Census Report 2015 of Odisha released
• National Level Sikh museum to be constructed in Lakhnaur Sahib Village of Punjab
• Union Government approved Shimla drinking water project for World Bank funding
• Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa launched first phase of Chennai Metro Rail Service
• 9th National Statistics Day observed with theme Social Development
• Archaeologists found fresh evidence linking Azhagankulam in TN with ancient Rome trade
• Memorial for former PM Narasimha Rao constructed at Ekta Sthal Samadhi Complex in New Delhi
• Union Railway Ministry inaugurated Integrated Security System in Mumbai
• Union Government hiked national floor-level minimum wage to 160 rupees per day
• Elephant Census Report 2015 of Odisha released
• Union Government approved Shimla drinking water project for World Bank funding
• Tamil Nadu CM J Jayalalithaa launched first phase of Chennai Metro Rail Service

30 June 2015
• India launched eMigrate system for Foreign Employers       
• India banned trade with ISIS, other terror groups
• Registrar General of India released Census data on disabled population
• Literacy rate 71 percent in rural areas, 86 percent in urban areas: NSSO survey
• ZSI monitoring climate change impact on Sundarban animals
• Maharashtra government signed MoU with Blackstone and Panchshil SPV for three projects
• Jagmohan Yadav appointed as DGP of Uttar Pradesh
• More than 20 killed in Darjeeling as heavy rain triggered landslides

1 July 2015
• Mhara Gaon- Jagmag Gaon Scheme launched in Haryana
• Union Cabinet approved setting up of Online National Agriculture Market
• Prime Minister launched Digital India Week to spread awareness about Digital India Programme
• Union Government notified dates for Compliance Window under Black Money Act
• Industrial Policy 2015 for Chandigarh city launched
• Army launched Operation Shiva to secure Amarnath Yatra
• Keltron founding chairman K P P Nambiar passed away
• Digital Guddi-Gudda Board of Jalgaon district adopted as Best Practice under BBBP scheme
• U P Singh appointed as Interim CMD of Oil India Limited
• Sanjeev Galande selected for G D Birla Award for Scientific Research for 2014

2 July 2015
• Union Cabinet approved institutional framework for National Skill Development Mission 2015
• Union Government approved introduction of Common Norms for all the Skill Development Schemes
• Union Cabinet approved National Policy for Skill Development and Entrepreneurship 2015
• CCEA approved Scheme for Promotion of National Agricultural Market
• CCEA approved Pradhan Mantri Krishi Sinchayee Yoiana (PMKSY)
• National Green Tribunal banned use of Plastic in Haridwar & Rishikesh
• Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal launched Punjab ePMS portal
• Hrishikesh Kanitkar and Ajay Ratra retired from all forms of Cricket

3 July 2015
• Union Government released the Socio Economic and Caste Census 2011 for Rural India
• 58 percent school kids in Maharashtra suffer from orthopaedic ailment due to heavy bags: Report
• Former Chief Justice of India Y K Sabharwal passed away
• Rajasthan to replicate Maharashtra's Jalyukta Shivar Abhiyan
• C D Balaji took charge as Director of the Aeronautical Development Agency’
• President Pranab Mukherjee received first copy of book titled Uniki by CH Vidyasagar Rao

4 July 2015
• Microsoft agreed to set up Digital Village in Maharashtra
• UP Government gave in-principle approval to give ownership rights to lease holder farmers

5 July 2015
• India won 2015 South Asian Basketball Championship

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