January

UPSC 2017 Civil Services (IAS) Exam: January PIB Articles Summary and Analysis

 

PIB Articles for UPSC 2017

Date

Committee set up by Ministry of Sports

 

 

 

 

2-Jan-2017

Shri Anoop Kumar Srivastava has taken over the charge of Secretary in the Ministry of Tribal Affairs

Preeti Sudan assumed charge as Secretary, Department of Food and Public Distribution in the Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food and Public Distribution

IIP – Index of Eight Core Industries

Service Charges

104th Session of the Indian Science Congress is being held at Tirupati

 

 


3-Jan-2017

Pravasi Bharatiya Divas

Swachchhata Pakhwada

Maternity Benefit Programme – a conditional cash transfer scheme

UDAY- App and Web Portal launched

 

 

 

 

 

 

4-Jan-2017

Bunkar Mitra – helpline for weavers

Indian Skill Development Services (ISDS) notified

Cabinet approves Agreement between India and Uruguay

About MERCOSUR

MoU between India and Portugal approved by cabinet

MoU between India and Kenya approved by cabinet

Shri Justice Jagdish Singh Khehar was sworn in as the Chief Justice of the Supreme Court of India at a ceremony held today at Rashtrapati Bhavan

Committee set up by the government

 

5-Jan-2017

Festive of India

India and Kazakhstan

 

6-Jan-2017

National Book Trust will be celebrating its 60 years of foundation this year

SLNP (Street Lighting National Programme)

 

8-Jan-2017

National Conference on e-Governance (NCeG)

India Development Foundation of Overseas Indians (IDF-OI)

 

 

 

9-Jan-2017

Additional levy on use of cards at petrol bunks

Tax Collections (For the period of April to December 2016)

Pravasi Bharatiya Samman Awards

Jal Manthan-III

Income Tax Department wins an Award

 

 

 

 

 

10-Jan-2017

India and Portugal to sign agreement

Usually such agreements will have following features

Silver Jubilee Expo at Handloom Haath

21st National Youth Festival

Regional Conference of Labour Ministers

Tamil Nadu signs Power for All and UDAY framework

Tourist Arrivals based on e-Tourist Visa

 

 

 


11-Jan-2017

DEFCOM – 2017

Promoting cashless transactions

Agreement to boost cyber security

Consultative Committee meeting on Accessible India campaign held

38th meeting of CoC (Committee on Convention) held

 


12-Jan-2017

Submarine ‘Khanderi’Launched

Project 75

Indian Olympic Association (IOA)

 

 

 

13-Jan-2017

JAL MANTHAN-III

Expert Group on SECC submits report to MoRD

Inter-Session Meeting of the Parliamentary Consultative Committee of Ministry of Agriculture

Saksham – 2017

 

14-Jan-2017

Khelo India National Competitions

SEZ India App

 

15-Jan-2017

Adoption Regulations, 2017 to be effective from 16th January 2017

Saksham (Sanrakshan Kshamta Mahotsav) 2017

 

 

 

 

16-Jan-2017

India & Mauritius Sign MoU for Cooperation in the field of Cooperatives

Ministry of Earth Sciences (MoES) Commissions Higher Resolution Weather Prediction Model

Nagaland Health Project

Draft National Steel Policy

Namami Gange-Swachhta Doots

 

 

 

 

 


18-Jan-2017

Mission 3000 – PMBJK

Listing of Government owned General Insurance Companies at the stock exchanges

Repealing Obsolete laws

Exclusion of States from the investments of National Small Savings Fund (NSSF) from 1.4.2016

India’s Membership to IVI (International Vaccine Institution-South Korea)

Augmentation of the Corpus of Credit Guarantee Trust for Micro and Small Enterprises (CGTMSE)

ShaGun web portal

 

 


19-Jan-2017

Eastern Bridge IV

MoU with IORA (Indian Ocean Rim Association) countries tomorrow

PDS reforms

India concludes MoU on MSME Cooperation with Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Member Countries

 

 

 

 

20-Jan-2017

Corporate push to Namami Gange

Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Deposit Scheme (PMGKDS), 2016 – Amendment

Government to support Tangaliya weavers in purchasing looms

CCI (Competition Commission of India)

Population based Prevention, Screening and Control for NCDs (Non-Communicable Diseases)

 

 


22-Jan-2017

About NHM

About ASHA

About ANM

The committee on FRBM submits the report

 

23-Jan-2017

About the Terms of Reference (TOR) given to the committee

National Plan of Action for Children, 2016

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

24-Jan-2017

Cabinet approves a New Scheme for promotion of Rural Housing in the country

Rubber Soil Information System (RubSIS) for Rubber Growers

Government e-Marketplace (GeM)

CBDT issues Guiding Principles for determination of Place of Effective Management (POEM) of a Company

BHARAT PARV

Varishtha Pension Bima Yojana (VBPY) – 2017

Cabinet approves ratification of the Second Commitment Period of Kyoto Protocol

Cabinet approves Indian Institute of Management Bill, 2017

CMs Committee on Digital Payments presents interim report to the Prime Minister

 

 

25-Jan-2017

“ARUN” Mobile Application Launched

Extending Outreach of Passport Services through Network of Post Offices

TOP Scheme-Committee to be set up

 

 

 

 

 

 


27-Jan-2017

TROPEX 17

GAAR provisions under IT Act 1961 – clarifications

National Entrepreneurship Awards 2016

About MoSDE

‘Bharat Parv’ – Inaugurated

UIDAI (Unique Identification Authority of India)

Aadhaar implementation in phases

National MSME Policy

Nirbhaya Fund (NF)

 

 

 

 


28-Jan-2017

Mahila Police Volunteers (MPVs)

Schemes of the Ministry of Home Affairs under the NF

Schemes of the Railways Ministry under the NF

President launches countrywide Pulse Polio Programme for 2017

India Pharma & India Medical Device 2017

Film Condition Assessment Project under NFHM (National Film Heritage Mission) launched

Meghalaya’s first ever Apparel and Garment Centre

 

 

30-Jan-2017

India Post Payments Bank (IPPB

Task Force for constituted for preparing Action Plan for Next three Olympic Games

 

Population based Prevention, Screening and Control for NCDs (Non-Communicable Diseases) NCDs are cardio-vascular diseases such as heart attacks
India concludes MoU on MSME Cooperation with Indian Ocean Rim Association (IORA) Member Countries The MoU will take effect for each party upon
ShaGun web portal It’s a dedicated web portal for Sarva Shiksha Abhiyan (SSA) launched by ministry of HRD The portal aims to capture and showcase
Namami Gange-Swachhta Doots A program of grooming youth has been envisaged under Namami Gange Project Thousands of youth will be groomed as
SEZ India App Launched by ministry of commerce under e-governance initiative The App would help the SEZ Units and Developers to find information
Saksham – 2017 Is a month long awareness programme by Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Saksham -Sanrakshan