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Daily News Digest:03 December 2019

International Day of Persons with Disabilities

International Day of the People with Disabilities is also known as World Disabled Day. This is observed on 3 December every year to raise awareness and develop an understanding to accept people with disabilities by the United Nations. The theme for 2019 is Promoting the participation of persons with disabilities and their leadership: taking action on the 2030 Development Agenda.

New Delhi is to host the National Sikh Games (NSG) 2020

New Delhi is to host the National Sikh Games (NSG) 2020. This game will be held from 9-11 January 2020 across various places in New Delhi. NSG is a replica of the Australian Sikh Games. NSG is organised by the Delhi based philanthropic Jap Jaap Sewa Trust in association with the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee and various sports, cultural associations.

Importance of Organ Donation Day

On 30 November 2019 India observed the 10th Indian Organ Donation Day. Dr Harsh Vardhan presided over 10th Indian Organ Donation Day at a function held at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. The celebration was organised by NOTTO (National Organ & Tissue Transplant Organization).

Soma Roy Burman elected as the 24th Controller General of Accounts

Smt. Soma Roy Burman is a 1986 batch Indian Civil Accounts Service (ICAS) Officer who took charge as the new Controller General of Accounts. Controller General of Accounts (CGA), in the Department of Expenditure, Ministry of Finance, is the Principal Accounting Adviser to Government of India and is responsible for establishing and maintaining a technically sound Management Accounting System.

Indigenous Faith Day

Donyi Polo Cultural & Charitable Trust and also the Indigenous Faith & Cultural Society of Arunachal Pradesh celebrated ‘Indigenous Faith Day’ on 1st Dec at Pasighat with religious fervour.

Intensified Mission Indra Dhanush 2.0

The main aim of Intensified Mission Indradhanush 2.0 is to achieve full immunisation coverage in 272 districts which are spread across 27 states of India. The Mission will be carried out between December 2019 and March 2020. The mission aims to immunise children under two years of age and pregnant women against eight vaccine-preventable diseases.

Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize

Tony Joseph, an English author, has won the 12th ‘Shakti Bhatt First Book Prize’ for his 2018 book, Early Indians: The Story of Our Ancestors and Where We Came From, the Shakti Bhatt Foundation announced on 2nd Dec.

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