ii. Prime Minister Modi also dedicated to the nation a 330 MW Kishenganga hydroelectric project from Srinagar. There are 7 functional NHPC power projects in J&K. The project has been built at a cost of Rs 5200 cr.
- Jammu and Kashmir CM- Mehbooba Mufti Sayeed, Governor- N. N. Vohra.
ii. According to the Managing Director of Seven Summit Treks, Mingma Sherpa, 16-year-old Haryana Born Shivangi successfully stood atop world’s highest mountain.
- Arunima Sinha was the first Indian amputee to climb Mt Everest.
- In 2014, 13-year-old Malavath Poorna from India had climbed Mt Everest from Tibet side and became the youngest girl in the world to the summit at Everest.
3. Netherlands PM Mark Rutte to be on 2-Day Official Visit to India
ii. During the visit, the India-Dutch CEOs forum will take place in New Delhi. India and The Netherlands have a bilateral trade of 5.39 billion dollars. The Netherlands is the 5th largest investor in India.
- Netherlands Capital- Amsterdam, Currency- Euro, USD.
ii. Dr Harsh Vardan at the ongoing 4th BRICS Environment Ministerial in Durban, South Africa had urged the BRICS nations to jointly help in the development of a social movement to fight for the protection and conservation of the environment.
ii. Amitabh Kant, CEO, NITI Aayog, along with Atul Chaturvedi, Additional Secretary, DIPP addressed the inaugural address of the Symposium, which was attended by Alexandre Ziegler, Ambassador of France to India.
- NITI- National Institution for Transforming India.
- NITI Aayog Vice-Chairman- Rajiv Kumar, CEO- Amitabh Kant.