1. Government to launch ‘Catch the Rain’ campaign to promote water conservation

  • A 100-day campaign called 'Catch the rain, where it falls when it falls' will be launched next month across the country under Jal Shakti Abhiyan-2


2. “Mercantile Marine Domain Awareness Centre” Launched

  • It is an information system for enhancing maritime safety, search and rescue capabilities, security and marine environment protection
  • It will supersede the Sagarmala initiative and aims to boost waterways, give a fillip to the shipbuilding industry and encourage cruise tourism in India.

3. Matam Venkata Rao assumes charge as MD & CEO of Central Bank of India

4. NCSM (National Council of Science Museums inaugurates Science Centre at Udaipur

  • Inaugurated by Governor of Tripura Ramesh Bais
  • The Udaipur Science Centre has been developed at a cost of Rs 6 crore funded jointly by the Ministry of Culture, Government of India and Department of Science, Technology and Environment, Tripura Government

5. Himalayan Serow spotted in Assam for the First Time

  • Himalayan Serow has been previously assessed as 'near threatened', is now been categorised as 'vulnerable' in the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species
  • A Himalayan mammal regarded it to be a "Himalayan Serow"-somewhere between a goat and an antelope has been spotted

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