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President Kovind’s maiden 8-day 3-nation visit to Cyprus, Bulgaria & Czech RepublicKey Highlights:
On September 9, 2018, President Ram Nath Kovind returned from his 8 day 3 nation tour to Cyprus, Bulgaria and Czech Republic that commenced from 2nd of September.
On September 2, 2018, President Kovind reached Cyprus and started his 2 day tour till September 4, 2018 at the invitation of the President of Cyprus, His Excellency Mr. Nicos
President Kovind was received by Deputy Prime Minister of Bulgaria Ivo Hristov and met the President of Bulgaria Rumen Radev and the First Lady at Sofia, Bulgaria. The visit to Bulgaria is taking place after a gap of 15 years.
Signed 2 agreements on money laundering and on cooperation in the field of environment
First Regional Workshop on RERA in Pune inaugurated by Shri Hardeep PuriKey Highlights:
On September 10, 2018, Minister of State (Independent Charge) for Housing and Urban Affairs, Hardeep Singh Puri inaugurated first regional workshop on RERA in Pune .
It was launched in 2016 is aimed at consumer protection, by creating an online system for information sharing in the real estate sector.It has been established under the Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016.
It has also established the Real Estate Regulatory Authority of Maharashtra, which is popularly known as MahaRERA.
Maharashtra Capital: Mumbai.
Chief Minister: Devendra Fadnavis.
Governor: C. Vidyasagar Rao.
National Parks: Tadoba Andheri Tiger Reserve, Chandoli National Park, Sanjay Gandhi National Park, Navegaon National Park.
Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Launches Doorstep Delivery Service of 40 services in DelhiKey Highlights:
On 10th September 2018, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal launched the doorstep delivery of 40 services in Delhi.
To avail the services, citizens have to dial 1076 and place a request. They will be informed of the documents required.
They can specify a time for a “Mobile Sahayak” to come and collect them. The services will be offered for an extra fee of Rs. 50.
The services include: Passport help, caste certificates, income certificates, driving licence, ration card, marriage certificates, domicile and duplicate registration papers, water connection documents, etc.
Sadarmatt anicut, Pedda Cheruvu irrigation tank of Telangana: first from India to get Heritage Irrigation Structure statusKey Highlights:
Sadarmatt Anicut and Pedda Cheruvu Irrigation Tank of Telangana are the first from India to secure a place in the register of World Heritage Irrigation Structures (WHIS).
International Commission on Irrigation and Drainage (ICID) . These 2 were among the 14 irrigation structures added to the list at the 69th International Executive Council (IEC) of ICID, held in Saskatoon, Canada, in August 2018.
Sadarmatt Anicut was constructed across the Godavari River by French engineer JJ Ottley in 1891-92. It is located in the downstream of the Sriram Sagar irrigation project in Nirmal district.
Pedda Cheruvu irrigation tank was built four centuries ago by rulers of Domakonda Samsthanam. It still supplies drinking water to Kamareddy town.
National Green Tribunal (NGT) appointed three committees to monitor disposal of garbageKey Highlights:
National Green Tribunal (NGT) has formed 3 committees: apex monitoring Committee, Regional Monitoring Committees and state level committees to look over implementation of directions given by NGT and other rules.
Apex monitoring committee: will be headed by former Supreme Court judge Justice D K Jain. Other members: Chairman, Central Pollution Control Board, Joint Secretary of Ministry of Environment and Forests and Joint Secretary & Mission Director of Swachh Bharat Mission, Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs.
It will formulate guidelines for Regional Monitoring Committees and the States/Union Territories.
Regional Monitoring Committee: will look over effective implementation of the rules. It will prevent mixing of bio-medical waste with municipal solid waste and ensure that bio- medical waste are processed as per The Bio-Medical Waste Management Rules, 2016.
State level committees: will be headed by Secretary of the Urban Development Department with Secretary of the Environment Department as members.