Telangana Current Affairs 1st November 2015
India’s Tallest Man ‘Kolipaka Gattaiah’ is no more:
India’s tallest man and asia’s second tallest one – Kolipaka Gattaiah- died of heart attack while undergoing treatment in ESI hospital in Hyderabad on staturday. Gattaih started growing at a phenominal rate at the age of 11 and reached 7.6 feet by the age of 18 years. he is a native of Ramagundem in Karimngar district of Telangana.
Kalyana Lakshmi Scheme to be extended to all the BPL communities:
What is Kalyana Lakshmi? – Widening its welfare agenda, the Telangana government has announced a novel scheme for the SC/ST girls – Kalyana Lakshmi. A one-time financial assistance of Rs 51,000 will be provided to the bride’s family at the time of marriage to meet the marriage related expenses. A Telangana resident girl, over 18 years of age, belonging to SC or ST communities with a combined annual income of her parents not exceeding Rs 2 lakh is eligible for the Scheme. The Scheme became operational from 2 October, 2014.
The Telangana State government is contemplating extending the ‘Kalyana Lakshmi’ scheme meant to aid marriage of daughters in SC, ST and minority families, to all communities below the poverty line from next financial year. Also being considered seriously is extending distribution of superfine quality rice to college hostels.
India need to import 10 million tonnes of pulses this year 2015-16:
Considering deficit in rainfall, it is expected that production of pulses for the year would decline slightly to 17 million tonnes.India may have to import a large quantity of 10 million tonnes of pulses if the domestic production-consumption mismatch has to be bridged, leaving the government with a daunting task, an Assocham study has said.
Considering deficit in rainfall for 2015-16, it is expected that the production of pulses for the year would decrease slightly to 17 million tonnes as against 17.2 million tonnes recorded in 2014-15. Further with the rise in demand it is expected that a total of 10.1 million tonnes of pulses might have to be imported.
Strong internal security key to internal power:
NSA Advisor Ajit Dowal said that a country could not become a global power if it couldn’t manage its internal security and that was is the police who has to fight for it here on SV Patel Policy acedamy, Hyderabad, Telangana on the pass out parade of the 67th batch of Indian Police Service (IPS) officers.