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India signed 2 pacts with Rakhine State for capacity building, economic developmentKey Highlights:
On September 13, 2018, India signed 2 agreements with Myanmar’s Rakhine State Government to facilitate capacity building and economic development in the province.
U Kyaw Lwin, Minister for Agriculture,Livestock, Forestry and Minerals, Dr. Chan Thar, Minister for Department of Social Affairs (both from Rakhine State Government) from Myanmar and Vikram Misri, Ambassador of India to Myanmar.
According to MOU with Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry and Minerals of Rakhine: India will supply 15 tractors and 15 crawler harvesters to the State Government.
High Level Committee (HLC) approved additional assistance from NDRF to UP and MaharashtraKey Highlights:
On September 13, 2018, High Level Committee (HLC) chaired by the Union Home Minister, Shri Rajnath Singh approved additional Central Assistance to UP and Maharashtra from National Disaster Response Fund (NDRF).
UP was given assistance of Rs 157.23 crore for Rabi drought during 2017-18.
Maharashtra was given assistance of Rs 60.76 crore for pest attack & cyclone during 2017.
Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister: Yogi Adityanath.
Governor: Ram Naik.
National Parks: Dudhwa National Park, Philibit Tiger Reserve , Sandi Bird Sanctuary.
UNESCO Heritage Site: Agra Fort, Fatehpur Sikri.
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.
Manoj Jhalani, AS & MD (NHM) selected for UNIATF AwardKey Highlights:
Manoj JhalaniM, Additional Secretary & Mission Director (National Health Mission), Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, has been conferred the UN Interagency Task Force (UNIATF) Award for his contribution towards prevention and control of non-communicable diseases (NCDs) and associated Sustainable Development Goals.
This award is conferred in recognition of Indian Government’s efforts to prevent and control Non-Communicable Diseases.
National Programme to control NCDs has been expanded by more than 8 times in the last 4 years. Now, it covers all the 36 States/Union Territories.