www.tnpsc.academy – TNPSC Current Affairs Jan 03, 2017 (03/01/2017)
Topic : History – New Appointments
New Chairman of UPSC
The President has appointed the one of the member of the UPSC Prof. David R. Syiemlieh, as the Chairman of Union Public Service Commission. This commission consists of a chairman and ten members.
Articles 315 to 323 of the Constitution deal with the appointment of UPSC members, powers and functions of the UPSC. As per article 319, the Chairman of UPSC is not eligible for further employment either under Govt of India or a State.
The Chairman and other members of the UPSC are appointed by the President of India. They can be removed by the President.
Topic : History – Latest Diary of Events
Indian Science Congress – Tirupati
104th Indian Science Congress at Tarakarama Stadium of Sri Venkateswara University in Tirupati, Andhra Pradesh is inaugurated by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi.
Theme of this Event : “Science and Technology for National Development”.
In order to strengthening the scientific research in the country and make the India as world’s top in the field of Science and Technology.
Prime Minister also inaugurated “Pride of India” exhibition as a part of the Science Congress.
Topic : Political Science – General Administration and Profile of States
Arogya Raksha Scheme
In order to help through provide medical treatment to the people of the Above Poverty Line, the Arogya Raksha Scheme was launched by the Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Chandrababu Naidu.
The Arogya Raksha Scheme would provide health insurance coverage to about 35 Lakh Above Poverty Line families in the state.