List of Important Days Celebrated in Calendar Year in India

Following is list of important days in India. Some of them only celebrated in World and some in India only as different country have different days for that event. January12-Jan National Youth Day.15-Jan Army Day.24-Jan Girl child day ( In India)26-Jan India’s Republic Day and International Customs day.30-Jan Martyrs’ DayFebruary24-Feb Central Excise Day.14-Feb Valentine’s day28-Feb … Read more List of Important Days Celebrated in Calendar Year in India

Current Affairs 13 September 2018

  India will supply 160 railway passenger coaches to Srilanka valued at around $82.64 million,was signed between RITES Limited of India and Srilanka government. Indo-Us joint military exercise ‘Yodh Abyas 2018′ to be held in Uttarakhand. Yodh Abyas is one of the longest running joint military training . Boxer Amit Panghal, Asian games gold medalist … Read more Current Affairs 13 September 2018

UP TET 2018 ONLINE TEST/ यूपी टीईटी 2018 ऑनलाइन मॉक टेस्ट

UP TET/CTET 2018 Online Practice test series in hindi/ यूपी टीईटी 2018 ऑनलाइन मॉक टेस्ट

हम सीखने का एक अभिनव शुरू कर रहे हैं जिसमें आप पुरानी प्रश्न पत्र, माँक परीक्षा, और हिंदी में निश्चित शॉट श्रृंखला का अभ्यास करने में सक्षम होंगे ताकि आप एक अच्छी रैंक प्राप्त कर सकें। हमारा मानना है कि उच्चतम रैंक प्राप्त करना केवल परीक्षा अर्हता प्राप्त करने से बेहतर है। यूपी टीईटी 2018 … Read more UP TET 2018 ONLINE TEST/ यूपी टीईटी 2018 ऑनलाइन मॉक टेस्ट

Shaktikanta Das appointed as India’s G 20 Sherpa

Shaktikanta Das appointed as India’s G 20 Sherpa

The Union Ministry of Finance has appointed Shaktikanta Das, Former Secretary, Department of Economic Affairs (DEA) as India’s G 20 Sherpa till December 31, 2018 for Development Track of G20.

Sherpa is personal representative of leaders participating at G-20 summit and are responsible for thrashing out details before meeting of the leaders.
There are two tracks in G 20-Development Track and Finance Track. Finance Track is managed by Secretary (Economic Affairs) as India’s Deputy to G-20 and Development Track is coordinated by Sherpa. The DEA, Ministry of Finance provides necessary support to the Sherpa.

Personal details

Shaktikanta Das born

26 February 1955(age 63)

Orissa, India

(now, Odisha, India)

Nationality – Indian

Occupation – IAS officer

Background

Former NITI Aayog vice-chairman had recommended to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to appoint full-time Sherpa for G20 talks as India’s role is expanding in global arena. Panagariya was India’s Sherpa for G20 talks in September 2015. As per earlier norms, deputy chairman of erstwhile Planning Commission used to be Sherpa for G20 talks.

What is Sherpa ??

Sherpa is personal representative of leader of member country at international Summit meeting such as G8, G20 or Nuclear Security Summit. They are mostly career diplomats or senior government officials appointed by leaders of their countries. The term has been derived from Nepalese Sherpa people, who serve as guides for mountaineers in Himalayas.
The Sherpa is mainly engaged in planning, implementation and negotiation tasks through Summit. They coordinate agenda, seek consensus at highest political levels and participate in series of pre-Summit consultations to help negotiate their leaders’ positions.

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