Vijay Amritraj of India has been honoured with the Golden Achievement Award for 2021.
The award is presented annually by the International Tennis Hall of Fame and the International Tennis Federation.
The award is given to a person in tennis who has made a significant contribution to the advancement of tennis in the field of administration, promotion and education at the international level and has rendered long and outstanding service to the sport.
The award was given at a special ceremony in London in the honour of Amritraj.
Amritraj is known among the important players of tennis in the world.
Amritraj was an Indian player who converted professional tennis into the ATP Tour.
By admin: June 27, 2022
Odisha's public transport service, 'Mo Bus', gets prestigious United Nations Public Service Award
The Capital Region Urban Transport Authority of Odisha launched the 'Mo Bus Service' in November 2018 to promote smart technologies and promote safe transport for women riders.
Which has recently been awarded the United Nations Public Service Award for 2022.
'Mo Bus' has been awarded the prestigious United Nations Prize for its role and efforts in helping the world recover from COVID-19.
'Mo Bus' incorporates "real-time technologies such as live tracking, travel planner and e-ticketing".
Ten initiatives from Brazil, Canada, India, Ireland, Panama, Philippines, Poland, Saudi Arabia, Thailand and Ukraine recognized for their innovative public service delivery by the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs with the prestigious United Nations Public Service Awards has been given.
About Odisha State -
The modern state of Odisha was established as a state of India on 1 April 1936 at the Kanika Palace in Cuttack.
April 1 is celebrated as Utkal Divas (Odisha Day) in the state.
Hirakud Dam, located near Sambalpur in Odisha, is the longest earthen dam in the world.
Puri, Konark and Bhubaneswar are the most popular tourist destinations in the state which is called the Golden Triangle of Eastern India.
Odisha is ahead of all the states of India in the production of Chromite, Manganese Ore and Dolomite.
The Central Government has launched the National Awards Portal to invite nominations for various awards from various Ministries, Departments and Agencies to ensure transparency and public participation.
This portal has been developed by the government to bring all the awards together under a single digital platform.
The portal aims to facilitate citizens to nominate individuals and organisations for various awards instituted by the Government of India.
Currently nominations and recommendations for Padma awards are open till 15th September this year for Sardar Patel National Integration Award, nominations will be open till 31st of July.
Nomination for Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award will remain open till the 16th of June.
nomination for Jeevan Raksha Padak series of Awards will be open till 30th September 2022.
Anyone can nominate for the Pandit Deendayal Upadhyay Telecom Skill Excellence Award till June 16.
The Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI) under the Union Health Ministry has released the State Food Safety Index 2021-2022.
Tamil Nadu topped the State Food Safety Index this year.
Top three big states in the index
Top three smaller states in the index
Top three UTs in the index
Jammu and Kashmir
New Eat Right India initiatives launched
Health Minister Dr Mansukh Mandaviya launched various innovative initiatives by FSSAI including Eat Right Research Awards and Grants Phase II, Eat Right Creativity Challenge Phase III, a competition at school level.
He unveiled the logo for the Ayurveda diet, which includes the initials of Ayurveda and Ahara, with 5 leaves symbolizing the five elements of nature.
About State Food Safety Index
The index is developed by FSSAI (Food Safety and Standards Authority of India).
It was started in 2018-19.
Its aim is to create a competitive and positive change in India’s food safety ecosystem.
It measures the performance of states on five significant parameters of Food Safety.
These parameters are - Human Resources and Institutional Data, Compliance, Food Testing – Infrastructure and Surveillance, Training & Capacity Building and Consumer Empowerment.
Ajay Gopikishan Piramal, chairman of the Piramal Group, has been awarded the Honorary Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) by the Queen of Britain.
Ajay Piramal has received this honour as India Co-Chair of the UK-India CEO Forum for the services rendered towards UK-India business relations.
He has worked tirelessly to further strengthen the people-to-people ties between the two countries through his investments in the UK life sciences ecosystem.
As co-chair of the UK-India CEOs Forum, he has also contributed to the Joint Economic and Trade Committee (JETCO) meeting in London in 2019, the Commonwealth Heads of Government meeting in 2018 and the UK Prime Minister's visit to India in 2016.
Piramal has also helped in finalising the policy on labour mobility, setting up a fast-track mechanism for Indian investments in the UK and issues related to corporate tax in India.
About the Order of the British Empire (CBE) honour -
This honour is given for work in the field of social service, with arts, science, charitable or voluntary organisations.
It was started by King George V on 4 June 1917.
It is presented by the Queen of Britain.
By admin: May 17, 2022
Anna Kabale Duba won the Global Nursing Award 2022