TNPSC Current Affairs March 2017
1.Athikadavu-Avinashi water scheme project get Rs 250 Crore Boost.
The Much Awaited Athikadavu-Avinashi water project gets further boost, as Tamil Nadu Government has sanctioned 250 crore for implementing the Project.
This Project aims to recharge ground water as well as solving drinking water problem, by channeling the surplus water from Pilloor Dam (Athikadavu) during monsoon season to all the dry regions of Coimbatore, Erode mainly in Avinashi and Perundurai.
2.India envisage Mission Fingerling to achieve Blue Revolution
Government of India has envisaged a mission Fingerling to enable holistic development and management of fisheries. The main aim of Mission Fingerling is to achieve the Blue Revolution target.
The target is to enhance fisheries production from 10.79 mmt (2014-15) to 15 mmt in 2020-21 and also the socio - economic development of fishers and fish farmers.
3.The Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill, 2016 passed in Parliament.
Parliament has passed the Enemy Property (Amendment and Validation) Bill 2016, it was already passed in lokh Sabha and passed in Rajya Sabha through voice vote last week. It provided the government of India to Seize the properties left behind by those who migrated to Pakistan or China after wars.
The Bill amends the Enemy property Act,1968, for the person who migrated to Pakistan and China baring them to take over their properties.
4. Scientist has discovered World's first fluorescent Frog.
Scientist has discovered the World’s First Fluorescent Frog in Santa Fe in Argentina, South America.
Scientist has said that, in normal light the frog appears to have a dull, mottled browny-green skin with red dots, but under UV light it glows a bright fluorescent green.