By CoA In the BCCI Uttarakhand gets full member status
- CAU granted full membership in the BCCI.
- On 13th August 2019 CoA is done.
- The association inducted as a member association.
- It is the full member with amendments.
Jal Jeevan Mission scheme to be launched
- Modi government is ready to launch the Jal Jeevan Mission scheme.
- The scheme aims to bring piped water to households.
- The estimated cost of the project is more than Rs.3.5 lakh crore.
- Niti Aayog reported that nearly 600 million Indians are facing high to extreme water stress.
Indias Largest Rural Sanitation Survey Launched
- Gajendra Singh Shekhawat launched the SSG 2019.
- From August 14 to September 30, 2019, the scheme was launched.
- SSG 2019 will cover 17,450 villages in 698 districts across India.
Japanese defense ship JS Sazanami visits Kochi
- JS Sazanami the 4th vessel of the Takanami class destroyers of the Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force.
- It is commanded by Commander Shoji Ishikawa.
- It is a 2-day goodwill visit from August 13 to19,2019.
Fifty-Six BSF Officials Conferred with Medals on 73rd Independence Day
- On the occasion of 73rd Independence Day, the Fifty Six BSF declared conferring the Police Medals.
- For Distinguished Service, the five of them would confer with Police Medal for Gallantry.
- These 4 Bordermen were instrumental in neutralizing.
- It launched in the night intervening 14/15 Dec 2017
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