Retail inflation, based on the consumer price index (CPI), eased to 7.01 per cent in June this year compared to 7.04 per cent in the preceding month. To read more, click here.
The Dwarka Expressway, which is being developed as the first elevated urban expressway in India, will be operational in 2023, said Minister for Road Transport and Highways Nitin Gadkari. To read more, click here.
The Paper Import Monitoring System (PIMS) was established by the Directorate General of Foreign Trade (DGFT) by changing the import policy for major paper products from “free” to “free subject to mandatory registration under PIMS.” To read more, click here.
Pratik Pota was appointed by PE firm Advent International to run Eureka Forbes, one of its portfolio companies. Pratik will join Eureka Forbes as Managing Director & CEO.
The public enterprise’s selection board (PESB) has selected Sanjai Kumar for the post of Chairman & Managing Director, RailTel Corporation of India Ltd (RCIL).
Under the UDAN scheme, more than 70 new places have been either connected with airports, heliports or water aerodromes in the last five to six years, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said after inaugurating Deoghar airport in Jharkhand.
The 17th campus of the National Institute of Fashion Technology (NIFT) in Panchkula was officially opened by Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar and Union Minister Piyush Goyal, who referred to it as the “fulcrum of development of the textile sector in the state.” .
India’s public broadcaster Prasar Bharati unveiled its new logo on July 11, 2022, in its silver jubilee year. To read more, click here.
Points to remember:
Prasar Bharati CEO: Shashi Shekhar Vempati (2017–)
Prasar Bharati Founded: 23 November 1997
Prasar Bharati Headquarters: New Delhi.
The government of Japan has conferred the ‘Order of the Rising Sun, Gold and Silver Star’ award on Sanmar Group Vice Chairman Narayanan Kumar in recognition of his contribution toward strengthening economic relations between Japan and India. To read more, click here.
The Airports Authority of India, Leh airport is being built as a carbon-neutral airport, a first in India.
Points to remember:
Airports Authority of India Headquarters: New Delhi
Airports Authority of India Founded: 1 April 1995
Airports Authority of India Chairman: Sanjeev Kumar
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