Events of National Importance January, 2016

Here is the list of National Events of January, 2016  compiled from PIB, The Hindu, Indian Express and other standard references  and customized for civil services examination.

  1. 103rd Indian Science Congress
  2. Digital banking solutions
  3. President gives assent to 5 key legislations
  4. Faith in scientific community 
  5. RK Mathur takes oath as new CIC
  6. Dr Jitendra Singh releases MDoNER Calender-2016 with theme “Rising North East”
  7. Enhancement of representation of women in CAPFs
  8. FTII Society and Governing Council
  9. Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mufti Mohammad Sayeed laid to rest with full state honours
  10. French Army marching contingent to participate in this year’s Republic Day parade for the first time
  11. 103rd Indian Science Congress Concludes
  12. 1st India Pharma awards
  13. Azim Premji tops in philanthropic list
  14. INS Kadmatt to hog limelight at IFR
  15. Nuclear submarine
  16. 41 percent of India’s people below 20 yrs
  17. ‘Make In India’ logo designed by foreign firm
  18. Pulse Polio Programme for 2016 launched
  19. Endemic in only two countries
  20. National and Sub-National Polio rounds
  21. Injectable Inactivated Polio Vaccine (IPV)
  22. Inter-ministerial panel on coal gasification 
  23. IT Department’s Centralized Processing Centre in Bengaluru Awarded ISO 9001 Certification
  24. Government to open film felicitation office 
  25. Election Commission of India organized Matdaata Mahotsav from 14th-17th January
  26. Solar Tariff at a New Low of Rs 4.34 Per Unit
  27. EESL achieves milestone of distribution of 5 crore LED Bulbs
  28. J&K gets ‘Nai Manzil’
  29. Govt to extend girl child campaign to 61 more districts 
  30. President hosts lunch for 100 women achievers
  31. First of the country’s 100 railway stations to be equipped with a high-speed Wi-Fi 
  32. PM releases 100 secret files on Netaji 
  33. DSIR received ISO 9001:2008 Certificate 
  34. A Festival Of Democracy (by S.Y. Quraishi – former chief election commissioner) 
  35. Tougher SC/ST Act to come into force from Jan 26 
  36. Govt announces Padma awards to 112 personalities
  37. India celebrates 67th Republic Day
  38. No nuke missiles at Republic Day parade
  39. Arunachal comes under President’s rule
  40. India gifted ambulances and buses to Nepal 
  41. Caste system has left imprints on genes


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