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14 June 2018 Current Events Solar Charkha Mission soon to be launched in 50 new clusters

The Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises' Solar Charkha Mission will be launched in 50 clusters by President Ram Nath Kovind on June 27, 2018, in New Delhi. In this mission, a subsidy of Rs. 550 crore will be disbursed to the artisans and each cluster will have 400 to 2000 artisans working in it. 


Forest burnt to ashes after Leopard kills 7-year old boy in Uttarakhand

Angry villagers of the Bageshwar district in Uttarakhand burnt down almost eight hectares of forest land after a 7-year-old boy was killed by a leopard. The intention of the villagers behind this act was to clear the thickets and destroy the cat's hideout. The leopard had previously killed a 4-year-old boy in the area in March this year.


Mumbai experiences heavy showers, waterclogging on roads makes commuters life difficult

The plush city of Mumbai is experiencing heavy showers for the past few days resulting in the submerging of many roads under water making the life of the commuters very difficult. There have also been reports on delay in running of local trains. The most affected areas in the state are Andheri, Dadar, Parel, Cuff Parade and Borivali. 


NITI Aayog to launch Composite Water Management Index

NITI Aayog anounced to launch Composite Water Management Index on June 13, 2018, to attain the objective of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’. The aim of this program is the effective management of water resources to handle  the current situation of water scarcity.  This index will inspire States and Union Territories to work towards skillful and optimum utilisation of water.


Solar Charkha Mission soon to be launched in 50 new clusters

The Ministry of Micro Small & Medium Enterprises' Solar Charkha Mission will be launched in 50 clusters by President Ram Nath Kovind on June 27, 2018, in New Delhi. In this mission, a subsidy of Rs. 550 crore will be disbursed to the artisans and each cluster will have 400 to 2000 artisans working in it. 

Forest burnt to ashes after Leopard kills 7-year old boy in Uttarakhand

Angry villagers of the Bageshwar district in Uttarakhand burnt down almost eight hectares of forest land after a 7-year-old boy was killed by a leopard. The intention of the villagers behind this act was to clear the thickets and destroy the cat's hideout. The leopard had previously killed a 4-year-old boy in the area in March this year.

Mumbai experiences heavy showers, waterclogging on roads makes commuters life difficult

The plush city of Mumbai is experiencing heavy showers for the past few days resulting in the submerging of many roads under water making the life of the commuters very difficult. There have also been reports on delay in running of local trains. The most affected areas in the state are Andheri, Dadar, Parel, Cuff Parade and Borivali. 

NITI Aayog to launch Composite Water Management Index

NITI Aayog anounced to launch Composite Water Management Index on June 13, 2018, to attain the objective of ‘Sabka Saath, Sabka Vikas’. The aim of this program is the effective management of water resources to handle  the current situation of water scarcity.  This index will inspire States and Union Territories to work towards skillful and optimum utilisation of water.




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