Feb 28 2017

  •  India’s first integrated Heliport was inaugurated by the Civil Aviation Minister Ashok Gajapathi Raju on February 28, 2017 at Rohini in North Delhi
  • The Ministry of IT and Electronics (MEITY) has taken the the responsibility NITI Aayog to promote the digital transactions in India
  • The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has set up an 11 member Inter-disciplinary Standing Committee on Cyber Security on February 28, 2017.The committee will be chaired by RBI Executive Director Meena Hemchandra.
  • Lucknow based Small Industries Development Bank of India (SIDBI) and India’s first small finance bank Capital Small Finance Bank (CSFB) signed Memorandum of Understandingto enable it to provide loans at a concessional rate to MSMEs.
  • Chennai-based private sector lender Lakshmi Vilas Bank (LVB) has tied up with Centrum Group on February 27, 2017 in which the bank will refer its High Net Worth Individuals (HNI) to Centrum for wealth management and family office services.
  • American Express Launches ‘Buyer Initiated Payments’ to Avoid Cheque, Draft Payments
  • The Economic Survey Report by Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has estimated the India’s GDP growth at 7 percent for 2016-17 on February 28, 2017.
  • Canara, HSBC and Oriental Bank of Commerce Life Insurance launched iSelect term plan to expand its online product suit.iSelect term plan provides enhanced protection cover for the family at an affordable premium.
  • GIFT-City partners with Dubai International Financial Centre
  • The Radhanagar beach on the Havelock Island in the Andamans and Nicobar Islands has featured among the top 10 in the ‘World’s Travellers’ Choice Award-Winning Beaches’ by TripAdvisor. 
  • NASA Plans to Send Robotic Spacecraft to Sun in 2018
  • Indian Badminton Duo Tarun Kona and Alwin Francis Wins Uganda International Series Doubles Title
  • National Science Day is celebrated every year on 28th February to mark the discovery of the Raman effect by Sir Chandrashekhara Venkata Raman on 28 February 1928.
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