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Current Affairs In English 31st May 2018

By: D.K Chaudhary
1. New User Interface of Next Generation e-Ticketing System Launched

i. Railway’s Online Travel Portal, has now launched beta version of its new User Interface. The new link has more user friendly features for easier navigation.
ii. By creating Next Generation e-Ticketing (NGeT) system the new online ticket booking system of Railways provides an easy and fast way of booking rail tickets by automating the journey planning and purchase of tickets.
iii. Salient features of the New User Interface are:
1. A user can now enquire/search trains and check the availability of seats without login also.

2. Power Minister Launches Web Portal and App Called ‘PRAAPTI’

i. RK Singh, Minister of State for Power, launched the web portal and an app namely ‘PRAAPTI’ that stands for ‘Payment ratification and analysis in power procurement for bringing transparency in invoicing of generators’.
ii. The portal ‘’ has been developed to bring transparency in power purchase transactions between Generators and DISCOMs.
3. Ministry of Women and Child Development Signs MoU With UP
i. The Ministry of Women and Child and Development, Government of India has signed an MoU with Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Uttar Pradesh, in New Delhi for management of Home of Widows at Sunrakh Bangar, Vrindavan.

ii. The Ministry of Women and Child Development has constructed this shelter home for widows with a capacity of 1000 inmates. The MoU shall be in force for a period of 2 years.
  • Smt. Maneka Sanjay Gandhi is the cabinet Minister of Women and Child Development.
4. Statehood Day of Goa: 30 May
i. Goa celebrates its Statehood Day as people’s demand for full statehood was attained on 30th May 1987, when Goa became India’s 25th state. Daman and Diu were separated from Goa and continue to be administered as a union territory.
ii. Earlier, Goa was a union territory, namely, Goa, Daman and Diu for all administrative and governance considerations. Attaining statehood opened several windows of development for the state.
  • Goa Governor- Mridula Sinha, Chief Minister- Manohar Parrikar.
5. Gujarat Government Launches ‘Reuse of Treated Waste Water Policy’
i. The Gujarat government unveiled its ‘Reuse of Treated Waste Water Policy’ which aims to reduce the state’s dependence on freshwater sources like the Narmada river.
ii. Chief Minister Vijay Rupani and Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel launched the policy at a function held in Gandhinagar. The policy will promote the use of treated wastewater and will see the setting up of sewage treatment plants (STP) in all major towns and cities of Gujarat.
  • Om Prakash Kohli is the Present Governor of Gujarat.
  • Sardar Sarovar Dam, built over Narmada River is located in Gujarat.

About D.K Chaudhary

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