TNPSC Current affairs April 2017
1.India become Associate member of International Energy Agency.
India has become the Associate member of International Energy Agency which will allow the country to play a vital role in the global energy landscape.
Piyush Goyal Minister of Power, Coal, Renewable Energy and mines , Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and IEA Executive director Fatih Birol, announced India’s Entry into the elite group.
2. Union Cabinet approves 2 ILO conventions on prohibiting child labour.
Union Cabinet has approved ratification 2 fundamental conventions of International labour Organisation for complete eradication of Child labour.
The 2 fundamental Convention of ILO Are,
- No 138- Minimum Age Convention concerning about minimum age for admission to employment.
- No 182- which concerns about the prohibition and immediate action for elimination of the worst form of Child labour.
3. Railway declared Barmer-Munawab and Pipad Road-Bilara rail routes as Green Corridors.
The North Western Railway, Rajasthan has declared the Barmer-Munwab and Pipad Raod-Bilara Rail as Green Corridors. Both the Rail route is in Rajasthan.
With this India’s Green Corridors has increase to 3, the first of its kind is between Manamadurai-Rameshwaram Rail Route and become the India’s First Green Corridor.