🍀 Union Telecom Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad had constituted a committee chaired by Telecom Secretary Aruna Sundararajan to spell out revival plans for Telecom sector.
🍀 Mahatma Gandhi Information Technology and Biotechnology Park (MGIT-BP) built with India’s assistance was inaugurated at Grand-Bassam in Cote d’Ivoire.
🍀 The state government of Goa has approved an amendment to Factories Act 1948 which will allow deployment of women in night shifts (from 7pm to 6 am) in industries.
🍀 K Shanmugam has been appointed the state’s new Chief Secretary (CS), while senior IPS officer JK Tripathy appointed as the Director General of Police (DGP).🍀 National Aluminium Company Limited (NALCO), the Navratna CPSE under Ministry of Mines, Govt. of India, has been selected for the prestigious President’s Award for utilisation of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) fund in social development.
🍀 Veteran British journalist Sir Mark Tully was presented with a’Lifetime Achievement Award’ for his contributions to the UK-India relationship.
🍀 Maharashtra ranks on top with 3,661 startups recognised by the government followed by Karnataka with 2,847, New Delhi with 2,552 and Uttar Pradesh by 1,566.
🍀 Red Bull’s Max Verstappen won the Austrian Grand Prix at the Red Bull Ring in Spielberg, Austria.
🍀 International Asteroid Day was observed on June 30. It is aimed to create awareness about the asteroid impact hazard.
🍀 The International Day of Parliamentarism was observed all over the world on June 30.