India This Week: 5 March-11 March 2012

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Apr 10, 2012 16:01 IST
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5 March 2012
•    Golden Jubilee Celebrations of the Afro-Asian Rural Development Organization inaugurated in New Delhi by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh
•    India and Iran have agreed to enhance cooperation in the field of renewable energy

6 March 2012
•    Union government decided to depute a high level committee to Odisha very soon to assess its foodgrain storage requirements and also stated that all possible assistance will be provided to the States for modernization of PDS
•    Prakash Mishra, IPS of 1977 batch appointed as Director General, National Disaster Response Force and Civil Defence (NDRF&CD), Ministry of Home Affairs

7 March 2012
•    Prime Minister Manmohan Singh issued directions to a Group of Ministers should to review the decision of export ban urgently
•    Union minister for Rural Development, Jairam Ramesh announced to launch a nationwide sanitation campaign with title Nirmal Bharat Abhiyan

9 March 2012
•    Reserve Bank of India on 9 March 2012 cut the cash reserve ratio (CRR) by 75 basis points
•    President of India, Pratibha Devisingh Patil presented the 6th National Grassroots Innovations Awards

10 March 2012
•    Keshav Chandra has taken over as new Member Mechanical, Railway Board and ex-officio Secretary to Government of India

11 March 2012

•    Finance Minister urged the management of Public Sector Banks to gear-Up for providing more efficient and cost effective customer services

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