State Sports awards for 2020 announced
On the recommendation of the selection committee constituted by the Sports and Youth Welfare Department for the highest sports awards of Madhya Pradesh followed by the approval of Sports and Youth Welfare Minister Smt. Yashodhara Raje Scindia, the State level sports awards were announced.
Director Sports and Youth Welfare Pawan Jain informed that for the year 2020, 13 Eklavya, 10 Vikram, 3 Vishwamitra, 1 Late Shri Prabhas Joshi award and 1 Life Time Achievement Award have been announced. The Life Time Achievement Award for the year 2020 is being given to Padmashri Abhay Chhajlani.
He said that the state’s Olympic hockey star player Vivek Sagar would be awarded the Vikram award, highest award of the state. For the year 2020 State Level Sports Awards, 110 applications for Eklavya, 95 for Vikram Award, 34 for Vishwamitra Award, three applications were received for Prabhas Joshi Award and 21 for Life Time Achievement award.
August 31st – International Day for People of African Descent
The UN International Day for People of African Descent is celebrated for the first time on 31 August 2021.
The United Nations goals to promote the fantastic contributions of the African diaspora round the world and to remove all types of discrimination against people of African descent.
The 2020 year marked the midterm of the International Decade for People of African Descent. While some proceedings has been made at legislative, coverage and institutional levels, human beings of African descent proceed to go through intersectional and compounded varieties of racial discrimination, marginalization, and exclusion.
MoU Between ICAI and IPAR
Cabinet approved the signing of an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between the Institute of Chartered Accountants of India (ICAI) and the Institute of Professional Accountants of Russia (IPAR).
The MoU would assist in establishing mutual cooperation in the areas of Professional Accountancy Training, Professional Ethics, Technical Research, Advancement of Accounting Knowledge, Professional and Intellectual Development.
The MoU is also expected to supply an extra impetus to potential ICAI Members to get professional opportunities in Russia in a brief to lengthy time period in the future.
The Institute of Professional Accountants of Russia (IPAR) is the greatest non-profit association of accountants in Russia.
First Green Hydrogen of India
Indian Oil will construct India’s first Green Hydrogen Plant at Mathura refinery. This plant will be an addition in order to amplify the existing crude oil refining capability by using 25 million tonnes per annum.
Indian Oil has been pursuing its ambitious plans of hydrogen manufacturing throughout a range of sorts such as in renewable electricity to generate green hydrogen.
Recently, Indian oil carried out a current hydrogen fuel mobile experiment in Delhi, in which 50 CNG BS-IV buses were transformed to run on HCNG fuel. This scan has revealed good sized advantages in decreasing exhaust emissions and enhancing fuel economy.
Indian Oil is also in a system to set up one-tonne per day ability to pilot plant life on the basis of four progressive hydrogen manufacturing technologies.
Foundation Day for AREAS
Association of Renewable Energy of States (AREAS) celebrates 7th Foundation Day.
The Association of Renewable Energy Agencies (AREAS) came into existence in 2014 on the initiative of the Ministry of New & Renewable Energy.
All national nodal agencies for renewable power are participants of AREAS.
On this platform, they can research from each other’s experience in the merchandising of renewable energy in the country.
The Union Minister in charge of New and Renewable Energy is the Ex-Officio Patron of the Association and Secretary, MNRE is the ex-officio President of the Association.
New Registration for New Cars – BH Series
Road Transport and Highways Ministry has introduced a new registration mark for new cars i.e. “Bharat series (BH-series)”.
The automobiles bearing the BH-series mark will now not have to require the task of a new registration mark when the vehicle’s owner moves from one State to the other state.
Earlier, under part forty seven of the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988, if a character strikes from one country to another, a character is allowed to maintain the vehicle for not more than 12 months in any kingdom different than the nation where the car is registered, but a new registration has to be made with the new state- registering authoritywithin the stipulated time of 12 months.
This facility is on hand on a voluntary foundation to Defense personnel, personnel of Central Government/ State Government/ Central/ State Public Sector Undertakings & private area companies/organizations, which have their places of work in 4 or extra States/Union territories.