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Daily News Digest:19 November 2019

Ministry of Tourism has taken various steps to minimize the use of Single-use plastics in tourist sites

Ministry of Tourism has taken various steps to minimise the use of the Single-Use Plastic (SUP) by creating awareness among the stakeholders to make tourists sites plastic-free through the offices under its administrative control. The organisation of cleanliness drives, namely the collection of plastic waste & its proper disposal at various important tourist destinations/ educational institutes with the help of local public/ volunteers/ students/ faculty etc.

 

India's Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index ranking has improved since 2013

Improvement in India's ranking in the Travel & Tourism Competitiveness Index is an encouragement for the tourism sector in the country. The rankings are as follows:

In the year 2013 India's rank was 65. In 2015 the rank was 52. In 2017 the rank was 40. In 2019 the rank was 34.

NITI Aayog released a report on “Health Systems for a New India

Government think tank Niti Aayog released a report ‘Health Systems for a New India: Building Blocks-Potential Pathways to Reforms,’ on 18th November 2019 in New Delhi. Niti Aayog recommended that the health system financing structure should actually be changed in such a way that the predominant undesirable out-of-pocket expenditure should be reduced, and spending is directed towards a large risk-pools with strong strategic purchasing capabilities.

Veteran Indian boxer L Sarita Devi elected to AIBA first Athletes Commission

Veteran Indian boxer L Sarita Devi has been elected to the International Boxing Association’s (AIBA) first-ever athletes commission to represent the Asian bloc. She was in the running for the position as the sole candidate from the region. The election of this AIBA Athletes Commission members was conducted during the AIBA men’s and women’s Boxing Championships 2019 in Russia.

Inauguration of KPCS Plenary

The Plenary meeting of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme (KPCS) is being hosted by India which is the present Kimberley Process (KP) Chair will be held from 18th to 22nd November 2019 in New Delhi. KP is an important protocol in the trade of diamonds which has ensured that 99.8% of the diamonds in the world are conflict-free.

Sardar Patel National Unity Award-2020

The online nominations/ recommendations process for Sardar Patel National Unity Award is on and the last date for nominations/ recommendations is 30th November 2019. Govt of India has instituted the highest civilian award in the field of contribution to the unity and integrity of India, in the name of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel.

Naval Exercise between Qatar and India

Indian Navy Guided Missile Stealth Frigate INS Trikand and Patrol Aircraft P8-I arrived at Doha for the inaugural edition of the Bilateral Maritime Exercise Za’ir-Al-Bahr (Roar of the Sea) is being conducted from 17th-21st Nov 2019 between the Indian Navy and Qatari Emiri Naval Forces.

Shripad Yesso Naik conferred the Rejoice National Ayush Awards

Ayush Minister Shripad Yesso Naik conferred the Rejoice National Ayush Awards to health sector entities at a mega event on 17 November 2019. The mega event aimed to Honour the AYUSH Doctors, Scientists, Colleges, and Universities to promote and celebrate AYUSH Day.

 

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