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Current Affairs (8th April, 2024)

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Meenesh Shah Elected as Chairman of NCDFI

  • The National Cooperative Dairy Federation of India Ltd. (NCDFI), the national-level apex dairy cooperative, has elected its new Board of Directors.
  • In the elections held, Dr. Meenesh Shah appointed as the new Chairman of the organization.
  • Established on 7th December 1970, NCDFI serves as the pinnacle national-level dairy cooperative.
  • Governed by the Multi State Cooperative Societies (Amendment) Act, 2023, NCDFI boasts 20 Regular Members, 14 Associate Members, and the National Dairy Development Board (NDDB) as its esteemed Institutional Member.

National Handmade Day 2024

  • The observance of National Handmade Day occurs annually on the first Saturday of April.
  • This year it is observed on 6th April 2024.
  • This special day is devoted to honour, valuing, and acknowledging the talented artisans behind handmade creations.
  • The theme for National Handmade Day 2024 is 'Support Handmade Products'.

Telecom Secretary Virtually Launches One of “Experimental Licence Module for 100 5G Labs"

  • To streamline the operations of 100 5G Labs in academic institutions across India, Dr. Neeraj Mittal, Secretary (Telecom), virtually inaugurated an "Experimental Licence module for 100 5G Labs" during a 5G workshop at IIT Madras.
  • This endeavour aims to simplify the requirements for experimental licenses for these labs, promoting smoother functioning and encouraging innovation in the 5G sector.
  • The Department of Telecommunications (DoT) has allocated '100 5G Use Case Labs' to various educational institutions nationwide.
  • The primary goal of this initiative is to nurture competencies and foster engagement in 5G technologies among students and startup communities.

15th CIDC Vishwakarma Awards 2024

  • SJVN Limited has been honoured with two esteemed accolades at the 15th CIDC Vishwakarma Awards 2024, organized by the Construction Industry Development Council.
  • The company received the 'Achievement Award for Creating Social Development & Impact' along with the 'CIDC Partners in Progress Trophy'.