Wednesday, 9 May 2018

9th May 2018 | Daily current affairs for APSC

1. Ministry of Women and  Child Development approved 100 additional One Stop Centres in the states of Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Nagaland, Maharashtra,  Odisha, Tamil Nadu and  Uttar Pradesh. The OSCs aim to facilitate integrated services for violence-affected women like police assistance, medical aid, psycho-social counselling, legal aid/counselling and tem-
porary stay for five days under one roof.

2.The Guwahati Tea Auction Centre today set a record of getting highest auction price for Assam's white tea.

One of the most delicate tea varieties, white tea is harvested before the tea plant's leaves open fully, when the young buds are still covered with fine white .

3.Madhya Pradesh government today launched the country’s first Integrated Control and Command Centre (ICCC) for all seven smart cities of the State in Bhopal. The ICCC, installed in a building in Barkheda area of the State capital, would enable authorities to monitor the status of various smart civic amenities in real-time through the sensors connected to it. Bhopal, Indore, Ujjain, Gwalior, Jabalpur, Satna, and Sagar are the 7 smart cities under SCM in Madhya Pradesh.

Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan and Union Minister for Housing and Urban Affairs Hardeep Singh Puri inaugurated the integrated command centre of the Bhopal Smart City Development Corporation Limited (BSCDCL). They also inaugurated the first ‘Apex Conference for the CEOs’ of smart cities. The seminar is being attended by 77 CEOs.

“Madhya Pradesh has now come out from the category of BIMARU States. The growth of the State remained in two digits. The State has recorded the highest growth in agriculture in the country.



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