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DAILY FREE CURRENT AFFAIRS 16,17 JULY 2015

EEDAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 16, 17 JULY 2015
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1.  WORLD YOUTH SKILLS DAY
i.   World Youth Skills Day observed globally on 15th July 2015.
ii.  The day was observed with the theme ‘Youth Skills for work and life in the post-2015 Agenda’

2.  FOUR INITIATIVE FOR SKILL INDIA VISION:
i. Union Government launched four initiatives as part of Skill India Vision.
ii.  four initiative launched are:
(i) National Policy for skill Development and Entrepreneurship 2015
(ii) National Skill Development Mission (NSDM)
(iii)  Pradhan Mantri Kaushal Vikas Yojana (PMKVY)
(iv)  Skill Loan Scheme

3.  KEROSENE SUBSIDY CAP AT RS 12 PER LITRE:
i.  Union Government has decided to cap kerosene subsidy at Rs. 12 per litre.
ii.  At present kerosene is sold through PDS at 14.96 ruppes per litre.
iii.  Actual cost of Kerosene is 33.47 rupees
PDS – Public Distribution System

4.  RAILWAY LINE UNDER PPP MODEL INAUGURATED IN GUJARAT:
i.  India’s first railway line built under PPP model inaugurated in Gujarat.
ii.  Railway minister, Suresh Prabhu inaugurated the Broad-Guage railway line between Gandhidham and Tuna-Tekra port in Gujarat.
PPP- Public Private Partneship.

5. RAKESH SAHNI BECOMES CHAIRMAN OF NARMADA VALLEY DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY:
i.  Rakesh Sahni is appointed as Chairman of Narmada Valley Development Authority (NDDA)

ii. Rakesh Sahni is an IAS officer of 1972 batch.

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