Current Affairs for SSC/MTS Exams 2017

Dear Students, In SSC CGL Tier-I GA section , questions are asked from current affairs as well. So, We’ve decided to provide “CURRENT AFFAIRS” of last one year. These notes will help you in GS/GK section a lot. We wish you all the very best for your upcoming exam.

SASEC’s Finance Ministers Meeting held in New Delhi

i. Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley chaired the South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation (SASEC) Finance Ministers meeting in New Delhi.

ii. It was attended by the seven Finance Ministers from Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Myanmar, Nepal and Sri Lanka and the Asian Development Bank as a supporting SASEC in this endeavor.
iii. Myanmar has joined the SASEC program as its seventh member.

Geetha Johri- Gujarat’s first woman Police Chief

i. A 1982 batch Indian Police Service (IPS) Geetha Johri has been appointed as the first woman Director General of Police (DGP) of Gujarat.
ii. She has replaced P P Pandey, who resigned recently. Johri is posted at the State Police Housing Corporation in Gandhinagar.

Indian Cricketer MS Dhoni named CEO of Gulf Oil for 1 day

i. The former Indian cricket team skipper MS Dhoni became an acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Gulf Oil India just for a day.
ii. He took charge of Gulf Oil India at the Mumbai head office. Mahendra Singh Dhoni was also named as the brand ambassador for Gulf Oil in the year 2011.

National conference on Communicating India

i. A day-long national conference on Communicating India was organized in New Delhi and inaugurated by Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting Rajyavardhan Rathore.

ii. Telling the India’s story to the world, Communicating via Journalism and Dialogue with Diaspora were three main themes which are outlined for the conference.

➧Points to remember-

National conference on Communicating India was organized in New Delhi 
Minister of State for Information and Broadcasting is Rajyavardhan Rathore
Geetha Johri has been appointed as the first woman DGP of Gujarat
She has replaced P P Pandey
Governor of Gujarat is Mr. Om Prakash Kohli and its Chief Minister is Mr. Vijay Rupani
SASEC’s Finance Ministers Meeting was held in New Delhi
South Asia Subregional Economic Cooperation is the full form of SASEC
Myanmar has joined the SASEC program as its seventh member

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