Actress Madhuri Dixit appointed as a goodwill ambassador for Maharashtra Assembly polls

  • Maharashtra’s Chief Electoral Office appointed Indian actress Madhuri Dixit as a goodwill ambassador for Maharashtra Assembly polls to create awareness among people about the importance of voting which are scheduled to be held on October 21, 2019.
  • She will be seen in a video titled ‘Let’s Vote’.

Assam launched Abhinandan Scheme for education loan subsidy

  • Assam launched Abhinandan scheme to give Rs. 50,000 as subsidy to people and students who have taken out education loans previously and or will choose to take it in the years to come.
  • This has been done to encourage students to pursue higher education.

Centre introduced a new scheme named ‘Assistance for Deep Sea Fishing’ for the fishermen in Tamil Nadu

  • Union Minister for Animal Husbandry, Dairying and Fisheries Giriraj Singh notified that a new scheme named ‘Assistance for Deep Sea Fishing’ was introduced for fishermen in Tamil Nadu with an objective to make a ‘Blue Revolution’.
  • Rs 300 crore was released for this scheme by the union government.

Bihar's first all-women employee Post Office inaugurated

  • Union minister Ravi Shankar Prasad on Saturday inaugurated Bihar’s first all-women employee post office on the campus of Bihar Public Services Commission (BPSC).
  • Besides this, Prasad also inaugurated Bihar’s first but country’s 10th Aadhar Kendra at a hotel at which 16 counters have been set up for Aadhar updation works to the public.

Delhi's CM Arvind Kejriwal's 'Dengue Champions' campaign

  • Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal has launched another campaign (Dengue Campaign).
  • He has appealed to increase public participation by extending the “10 Week-10 AM-10 Day Campaign” as Dengue Champions.
  • He had urged the Delhi residents to give 10 minutes every Sunday to check the surroundings to prevent the breeding of dengue-carrier mosquitoes.

Complaint on number 1100, Himachal government will solve your problem

  • In Himachal, the much-awaited Chief Minister Helpline was inaugurated on Monday as Seva Sankalp.
  • Chief Minister Jairam Thakur will launch this service from Shimla on September 16.
  • Negligence will be processed. 6500 officers from 56 departments have been added to the software. He instructed the ministers and key officials that the toll-free number 1100 should be at every house in the state.

Secunderabad station gets platinum rating

  • Secunderabad Railway Station has become the first station in the country to be awarded the CII-IGBC (Indian Green Building Council) Platinum rating.
  • The rating comes under the IGBC Green Railway Stations Rating System.
  • The Green Railway Stations rating is a tool to facilitate the adoption of green concepts.