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Nidhu Saxena Appointed as MD & CEO of Bank of Maharashtra

  • The Ministry of Finance announced the appointment of Nidhu Saxena as the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of Bank of Maharashtra.
  • She is currently serving as the Executive Director of Union Bank of India, will assume the role, succeeding AS Rajeev, who has been selected as the Vigilance Commissioner in the Central Vigilance Commission (CVC).


  • The India-Mozambique-Tanzania Trilateral Exercise's (IMT TRILAT 24) second edition concluded successfully in Nacala, Mozambique on 28th March 2024.
  • This week-long exercise highlighted the significance of strengthened maritime cooperation and interoperability among the Indian, Mozambican, and Tanzanian Navies.
  • Participating in the IMT TRILAT 24 were INS Tir and Sujata, engaged in joint exercises, training sessions, and collaborative activities from 21st March 2024 to 28th March 2024.
  • These activities provided invaluable opportunities for knowledge exchange, capability enhancement, and the reinforcement of maritime security in the region for all three Navies involved.


  • The annual observance of World Meteorological Day occurs on the 23rd of March, marking the establishment of the World Meteorological Organization (WMO) on March 23, 1950.
  • This day recognizes the significant contributions and crucial role of meteorologists in the field.
  • As part of the World Meteorological Day celebrations, the School of Naval Oceanology & Meteorology (SNOM) and the Indian Naval Meteorological Analysis Centre (INMAC) organized a METOC (Meteorological and Oceanographic) seminar titled 'Meghayan-24' at the Southern Naval Command on March 28, 2024.
  • The seminar focused on the theme 'At the Frontline of Climate Action,' as advocated by the WMO for the year 2024.

Govt Orders Mandatory Declaration of Stock Position of Wheat

  • To ensure comprehensive food security management and curb hoarding and speculative practices, the Government of India has mandated that Traders/Wholesalers, Retailers, Big Chain Retailers, and Processors across all States and Union Territories must report their wheat stock positions on the portal.
  • All relevant legal entities are responsible for consistently and accurately disclosing their stock information on the portal.