TNPSC Current Affairs 2016
1.World trade organisation's mini-ministerial meeting of 2016 has happening at Oslo, Norway on October 21-22.
WTO is the Global International Organisation deals with the rules of Trade between Nations. Its main motto is to help producers of goods and services, exporters and importers conduct their business.
WTO s officially started on 1 January 1995 under the Marrakesh Agreement , signed by 123 Nations, which replace the General Agreement and Tarrifs and Trade (GATT).
"Marrakesh Agreement means, the Agreement which has been Signed in Marrakesh, Morocco by 124 nations to form World Trade Organisation in 1994."
WTO is located in Geneva, Switzerland and its current Director-General is Roberto Azevedo.
2.Prime Minister Narendra Modi Going to Launch Regional connectivity Scheme -UDAN (Ude Desh ka Naagrik) on Oct-21 2016.
UDAN will help to increase the Domestic Air passengers, which reduces the Air Fare as Rs 2500/per Hour. It also helps to Growth in Tourism, balance Regional Growth and Employment Oportunities in hinterland.
It connects more than 50 unserved and under-served airports in small and medium cities.
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