Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launches India’s first green hydrogen fuel bus in Delhi


1 Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Hardeep Singh Puri launches India’s first green hydrogen fuel bus in Delhi

Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister  Hardeep Singh Puri  flagged   off  the country’s  first hydrogen fuel cell bus from India Gate  in  New Delhi . Speaking on the occasion, Shri Singh said, the government is working in mission mode to bring new generation of green vehicles. Referring to the features of green energy, he said that it has helped in reducing the import bill of the country. Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Rameshwar Teli said these buses  are a positive step towards India’s goal of reaching net zero carbon emissions by 2070 .

2 Defense Minister Rajnath Singh inaugurates India Drone Power Exhibition at Hindon Airbase, Ghaziabad

The first C-295 medium tactical transport aircraft was  formally   inducted into the Indian Air Force  in the presence of  Defense Minister Rajnath Singh  at  the Indian Air Force  airbase   in  Hindon , Ghaziabad  ,  Uttar Pradesh . Air Force Chief VR Choudhary  and other dignitaries were also present during the ceremony  . Earlier, Shri Singh addressed the two-day  Bharat Drone Shakti-2023. Inaugurated. India has formally approved the induction of 56 Airbus C-295 aircraft into the Indian Air Force to replace its aging Avro transport fleet. According to the contractual agreement, Airbus will deliver the first 16 C295 aircraft in ready-to-fly condition from its production plant in the city of Seville.

3 Union Minister R.K. Singh inaugurates India Energy Summit 2023 in New Delhi

Energy Minister RK Singh  has said that India   will achieve  its 500 GW renewable energy target before the 2030 deadline. Speaking at the India Energy Summit 2023  in  New Delhi  , he said that climate change is a threat to the world. He emphasized that India is committed to giving a healthy and safe world to the next generation. The two-day conference aims to focus on the development of an efficient green hydrogen ecosystem in the country. The inaugural session of the conference was attended by several dignitaries including the ambassadors of Belgium and Germany.

4 Launch of portal for registration of compressed bio-gas and biogas plants

The Department of Drinking Water and Sanitation has  launched a unified registration portal for Gobardhan  to streamline the registration of  compressed bio-gas and biogas plants  across the country  . Portal . But till now  more than one thousand 163 biogas plants  and  426 compressed bio-gas plants  have been registered. Registered plants are eligible for assistance under the Market Development Assistance Scheme of the Department of Fertilizers under the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers. As per the guidelines, a subsidy of Rs 1500 per metric ton will be provided for the sale of fermented organic manure or liquid fermented organic manure or phosphate rich organic manure produced in biogas and compressed biogas plants under the Gobardhan initiative.


5 India Smart Cities Conclave 2023 organized for two days in Indore

The Union Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs   is organizing  the two-day  India Smart Cities Conclave 2023 in Indore, Madhya Pradesh . Under this, President  Draupadi Murmu  will honor the winners of the 4th India Smart City Awards Competition 2022 . The event will see the participation of all the 100 smart cities that are leading the paradigm shift in urban development and are at the forefront of urban innovation. This program will provide a platform to various cities to showcase their notable work under this Mission so that they can help shape the future of urban transformation in the country.

6 India gets its 54th tiger reserve “Veerangana Durgavati Tiger Reserve” in Madhya Pradesh.

Madhya Pradesh , home to the largest number of tigers in the country,  has got a new protected area  for tigers named ‘ Veerangana Durgavati Tiger Reserve ‘. The Madhya Pradesh government has unveiled the Veerangana Durgavati Tiger Reserve, the  seventh tiger reserve in the state and India’s 54th.  has been made. Madhya Pradesh retained “tiger state” status in the 2022 census, with the number of tigers in the state increasing from 526 in 2018 to 785. Veerangana Durgavati Tiger Reserve has become the seventh tiger reserve of Madhya Pradesh. The official said the tiger reserve covers about 1,414 square kilometers in the core area and 925.12 square kilometers in the buffer zone. According to the report ‘Status of Tigers: Co-Predators and Prey in India-2022’ released by the National Tiger Conservation Authority and Wildlife Institute of India in July this year, Madhya Pradesh (785) has the highest number of tigers in the country, followed by Karnataka ( 563) and Uttarakhand (560).

7 Karma Puja, one of the most popular festivals related to crops, worship of nature and bond of love between brother and sister, is being celebrated in Jharkhand.

Karma Puja  is one of the most popular festivals celebrated  in  Jharkhand related to crops, worship of nature, bond of love between brother and sister  and   importance of  Karma tree . During this festival, Karma dancers sing and dance by lifting the branch of the Karma tree. In this tradition, a branch of the Karma tree soaked in milk and rice is placed in the center of the venue where a group dance is performed. Governor CP Radhakrishnan, Union Tribal Affairs Minister Arjun Munda and state Chief Minister Hemant Soren have wished for prosperity of the people on the occasion of Karma Mahotsav.

8 Modern Maritime Museum inaugurated in Visakhapatnam

Fisheries, Animal Husbandry and Dairying Minister  Parasottam Rupala  inaugurated   the Modern Maritime Museum  in  Visakhapatnam . More than two hundred varieties of fish and other marine products are preserved in this museum. Shri Rupala also held a review meeting with officials and stakeholders of the fishing industry. During the meeting, industry representatives from public and private sectors requested for help in matters of customs, infrastructure development.

9 Indian Navy flags off ‘Khamri Mo Sikkim’ car rally

In continuation of the national leadership vision regarding development of remote areas, the  Indian Navy  has launched a multidimensional outreach program to strengthen connectivity with the North Eastern States  of India  . A motor car expedition,  Khamri Mo Sikkim (Hello Sikkim)  is being organized from INS Shivaji  in  Lonavala, Maharashtra  to  Sikkim  from 24 Sep to 15 Oct 23  . Covering a distance of 6500 kilometers, this rally will pass through many states. The team comprises naval personnel including women officers and NWWA members who are part of the ‘ Nari Shakti’‘Demonstrating.’ The main objective of the event is to promote participation of the youth of Sikkim in the Defense Services, increase maritime awareness in the region and strengthen nation building. Indian Oil Corporation Limited  (as fuel partner) is partnering  with  M/s Maruti Suzuki India Limited in this 22 day long campaign  .

10 NESTS (Ministry of Tribal Affairs) in collaboration with Amazon India and Learning Links Foundation launches the second phase of ‘Amazon Future Engineer Program’ for EMRS

The National Education Society for Tribal Students (NESTS),  under  the Union Ministry of Tribal Affairs, has conducted  the   second phase of   ‘ Amazon Future Engineer Programme ‘ in 54 Eklavya Model Residential Schools (EMRS)  spread across  Andhra Pradesh, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Odisha, Rajasthan and Telangana. Launched. The second phase will include advanced block programming and artificial intelligence courses. Secretary (Tribal Affairs) Shri Anil Kumar Jha today inaugurated a three-day teacher training workshop as well as the EMRS Coders Expo, an exhibition of the top 20 coding projects of EMRS during the last academic year, in New Delhi today.

11 Kaobal Gali-Mushkoh valley, which was the battlefield of Kargil war, was opened for tourists.

Kaobal Gali-Mushkoh Valley, which was once   a battlefield during  the Kargil war  , has been opened for tourists. The full credit for this goes to  the permanent ceasefire agreement between India and Pakistan. As such, it is expected that the region will see an increase in tourism-driven commerce. Gurez Valley located in North Kashmir, which once witnessed frequent shelling from Pakistan, is all set to be connected to Mushkoh Valley located in Dras sector (Ladakh) of Kargil. The 130 kilometer long road has been opened for tourists and ‘Kaobal Gali’. The highest pass at Gurez with an altitude of 4,166.9 meters connects these two valleys. Gurez Valley is close to the Line of Control (LoC) and the Kishanganga River demarcates the Line at several places. The villages situated in the Gurez Valley are one of those where only log houses, i.e. houses made of wood, are found, in their construction the concrete material used in urban areas is not used at all.

12 Vaccine Wheel launched in Uttar Pradesh to help ASHA workers track vaccination of newborns

Recently,  a tool called Immunization Cycle  has been launched   in  Uttar Pradesh  to help front-line health workers in calculating the due dates for  neonatal vaccination (for children under five years of age). Immunization Wheel  also known as Vaccination Chakra in Hindi,  Clinton Foundation  under  Clinton Health Access Initiative (CHAI) is a simple plastic laminated cardboard construction developed and funded by. It consists of two discs, one placed on top of the other, with one disc being larger than the other and connected by a nail. The small disc has details of the spokes and arrows; The larger disk contains a calendar with days and months. Health workers record the birth of the child in the ASHA diary. They use the cycle to match the date of birth with the first tika and the other dates align accordingly.

13 Search operation in Mukurthi National Park

Recently  the Forest Department  has been conducting search operations in Mukurthi National Park and surrounding forest areas  of  Tamil Nadu to ensure that there is no illegal movement of people and poachers. Mukurthi National Park   is located in the northwestern corner of Tamil Nadu  in  the Western Ghats . It is a part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve (UNESCO World Heritage Site) along with Mudumalai Wildlife Sanctuary, Bandipur National Park, Nagarhole National Park, Wayanad Wildlife Sanctuary and Silent Valley.

14 Tezu Airport upgraded

Union Civil Aviation Minister  Jyotiraditya M Scindia  on Sunday inaugurated   the newly upgraded  Teju airport in Lohit district  of  Arunachal Pradesh . Inaugurated. This is a historic day for the important growth region and is expected to increase economic activity and connectivity in the North-East. The capital investment of this project is Rs 170 crore and it is spread over an area of ​​40,000 square feet. The project includes runway extension, a modern apron, a new terminal building and a fire station with an air traffic control (ATC) tower. The upgraded terminal can accommodate 300 passengers at peak hours and can handle two ATR aircraft simultaneously. The runway has been extended by 1,500 meters to accommodate larger aircraft. The terminal building displays local art and culture, adding to its beauty and importance.

15. The second largest temple in the world outside India built in America

The world’s largest  Hindu temple built outside India is scheduled to be  inaugurated   in New Jersey  on  October 8 . BAPS Swaminarayan Akshardham   in  the small Robbinsville Township of New Jersey,  about  90 km south of New York’s  Times Square  or   about 289 km north of  Washington DCThe temple has been built. This monumental temple, built outside India, is poised to become the second largest Hindu temple in the world after the majestic Angkor Wat in Cambodia. With its intricate design, spiritual significance and commitment to sustainability, Swaminarayan Akshardham stands as a testament to human dedication, tradition and artistry. The construction of this Grand Temple started in 2015. It will be inaugurated on 8 October 2023 by Mahant Swami Maharaj and others. The temple complex consists of a main temple, 12 sub-temples, nine shikharas (spire-like structures) and nine pyramidal pinnacles, with the largest elliptical dome ever built in traditional stone architecture.

16 Asian Games: India finished sixth by winning a total of eleven medals including two gold, three silver and six bronze medals.

 India remains at sixth position  in  the 19th Asian Games  in  Hangzhou , China by winning  a total of  eleven medals including two gold ,  three silver  and  six bronze medals . Former world champion  Rudranksh Patil  along   with  Olympians Aishwarya Pratap Singh Tomar  and  Divyansh Singh Panwar  won  the first gold medal  for India at the Asian Games 2023 in the  men’s 10m air rifle team event. India defeated Sri Lanka by 19 runs  in the final of  women’s cricket. Won gold medal for the first time in this event. Batting first, India had given a target of 117 runs to Sri Lanka. The entire Sri Lankan team could score only 97 runs for 8 wickets in the stipulated 20 overs.

17 World Rivers Day 2023

World Rivers Day ,  observed on  the fourth Sunday of September each year  , is a global celebration that highlights the immense value of our rivers and aims to raise public awareness of their importance. This year it   will be celebrated on 24th September . This annual event also advocates for the conservation and sustainable management of these vital natural resources. The origins of World Rivers Day can be traced to the launch of the Water for Life Decade by the United Nations in 2005, which was led by Canadian river advocate Mark Angelou.

18 International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons 2023

The United Nations observes 26 September  every  year   as the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons . The day aims to raise public awareness of the threat posed to humanity by nuclear weapons and the need for their complete abolition. It provides an opportunity to educate the public and their leaders about the real benefits of eliminating such weapons and the social and economic costs of maintaining them. In 2013, the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) declared 26 September as the International Day for the Total Elimination of Nuclear Weapons (Nuclear Abolition Day).

19 Antyodaya Day 2023

In India,   Antyodaya Diwas is celebrated every year  on  25 September  to mark the  birth anniversary of Pandit Deendayal Upadhyaya. Antyodaya means “upliftment of the poorest of the poor” or “upliftment of the last man”. Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay, born in Mathura in 1916, was one of the prominent leaders of the Bharatiya Jan Sangh, from which the BJP later emerged. He was the leader of Bharatiya Jan Sangh from 1953 to 1968. Deendayal Upadhyay was a humanist, economist, journalist, philosopher and capable politician. Deendayal Upadhyay had passed the Civil Services Examination. However, he did not join the service and became a Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) volunteer.

20 24 September: World Maritime Day

Every year,  World Maritime Day  is celebrated by the International Maritime Organization (IMO)  and other international organizations   on  24 September . World Maritime Day was first  celebrated in March 1978  . Then it was celebrated to mark the IMO Convention. The international conference held in Geneva in 1948 adopted the IMO Convention. Earlier IMO was called Intergovernmental Maritime Consultative Organization. About 80% of the world’s trade happens through sea. It provides low-cost transportation of goods and is thus important for promoting sustainable maritime development.

21 World Pharmacist Day 2023

World Pharmacists Day  is a globally recognized event   celebrated every year on 25 September . It serves as a dedicated opportunity to honor and appreciate the important contributions of pharmacists to the improvement of global health. This special day highlights the important role that pharmacists play in enhancing human well-being and seeks to raise awareness about the invaluable work they do. The theme for World Pharmacists Day in 2023 will be “ Pharmacy Strengthening Health Systems .” Is.

22 Daughters Day 2023

Daughters Day  is celebrated every year   on  the fourth Sunday of September . This year,  24th September 2023  is a special occasion dedicated to celebrating the joy of having a daughter. Daughters Day is a beautiful reminder of the importance of daughters in our lives and an opportunity to express our love and appreciation for them. As our daughters are the guides of our future, it is important to make this day memorable and meaningful.