DAILY CURRENT AFFAIRS: 10 AUG 2015
(Daily News India)
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1. BHARAT HEAVY ELECTRIC LIMITED (BHEL) COMMISSIONED 500 MW POWER PLANT
i. BHEL commissioned 500 MW Power Plant at Vidhyachal Singrauli of Madhya Pradesh.
Chief Minister of MP: Shivraj Singh
BHEL: Bharat Heavy Electronics limited.
Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited is company owned by Government.
It is Maharatna company.
2. RAM NATH KOVIND NEW GOVERNOR OF BIHAR:
i. Ram Nath Kovind appointed as Governor of Bihar.
ii. He will succeed Governor Keshri Nath Tripathi who is Governor of West Bengal and holding additional charge of Bihar.
3. ACHARYA DEV VRAT NEW GOVERNOR OF HIMACHAL PRADESH
i. Acharya Dev Vrat is appointed as new Governor of Himachal Pradesh.
ii. Earlier Rajasthan Governer Kalyan singh was holding himachal pardesh’s additional charge.
4. ‘DISHA’ LAUNCHED FOR DIGITAL LITERACY IN BIHAR
i. Telecom minister Ravi Shankar Parsad launched a new application ‘Disha’ to enhance digital literacy in Bihar.
ii. The app will help people in learning about computers and internet throught self learning modules.
iii. He had also launched ‘Disha Handbook’ for pictographic lessons on using of computers.
5. SCHOOL NURSERY YOJNA LAUNCHED BY UNION GOVERNMENT
i. Union Government started ‘School Nursery Yojana’ an effort to bring students closer to nature.
ii. Union Environment Minister Prakash Javadekar launched it in New Delhi.
iii. The Theme of the Yojana is ‘To plant a tree for sustainable future and to make the nation clean and green’.
iv. The Yojana will cover 1000 schools in 2015 and will cover 5000 schools in 2016.