Feb 21 2017

  • Arunachal Pradesh Chief Minister Pema Khandu in the presence of Union Minister of State for Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju inaugurated the Composite Regional Centre at Itanagar Banquet Hall, Arunachal Pradesh on February 21, 2017
  • Ravi Shankar Prasad launches Cyber Swachhta Kendra in New Delhi
  • Jammu & Kashmir to observe 2017 as Year of Apple
  • The Gujarat Assembly passed Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Bill, 2017 to empower the state government to use Aadhaar number as the sole identifier for the delivery of various subsidies and benefits in an effective and targeted manner
  • Govt launches its own QR code platform – BharatQR
  • Private sector Lender CitiBank has launched Citi Tech for Integrity Challenge (T4I) in India, a global programme that boosts technology innovators.
  • Direct-to-home operator Dish TV joined hands with India’s largest public sector lender ICICI bank for digital payments
  • Telangana Govt Signs MoU With NABARD For Rs 874-Crore Loan
  • The Ahmedabad-based Entrepreneurship Development Institute of India (EDII) has received the prestigious International Mercury Awards for the year 2016-17 for the best overall presentation of its 2015-2016 annual report.
  • The BJP led Haryana government gave away the Bhim awards to 42 sports persons of the state, spotting them for their outstanding performance at the national and international fronts between the years 2013 and 2017
  • N Chandrasekaran appointed as TCS Chairman 
  • Union Health Secretary C.K. Mishra has launched “Saathiya Resource Kits” that will provide information on adolescent related issues such as puberty and mental health, among others
  • Union Railway Minister Suresh Prabhu commissioned the fourth ship of Indian Coast Guard named ‘Shaunak’, in the series of six offshore patrol vessels (OPV) in Vasco, located in South Goa.
  • International Mother Language Day – February 21, 2017

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