TNPSC Current Affairs July 2017
1.Achievements made under Hamari Dharohar Scheme:
Hamari Dharohar scheme aims to preserve rich culture and heritage of minorities through selective intervention under the overall concept of Indian culture
The Main objective is to curate rich heritage of minorities under overall concept of Indian Culture, curting iconic exhibition, preservation of literature or documents , support and promotion of calligraphy and Research and development of minorities.
Under this scheme two important projects have been undertaken
An exhibition of Parsis (Zoroastrians) “The Everlasting Flame” to showcase the civilization and culture of the Parsis (Zoroastrians) was organized in 2016
Translating 240 invaluable documents belonging to Medieval period on the subjects of Medicines, Mathematics, Literature, etc. from Arabic language to English, digitization and re-printing by Dairatul Maarifil Osmania (an institution established in 1888 AD) under Osmania University, Telangana. (as per official release)
2.First Two NOPVs Launched by RDEL at Pipavav, Gujarat
Reliance Defence and Engineering Limited (RDEL) has launched the first two Shachi and Shruti NOPVs (Naval Offshore Patrol Vessels) at Pipavav, Gujarat. These 2 shisps are part of a five ship project being constructed for Indian Navy. It help to increase the ocean surveillance and patrolling capabilities of the Indian Navy.
3.Ramnath Kovind sworn in as President of India.
Ramnath Kovind sworn in as 14th President of India. President Kovind was administered oath by Chief Justice of India JS Khehar.