Craig Fulton appointed as new Chief Coach of Indian men's hockey team.

  • Hockey India has appointed South African Craig Fulton as the new chief coach of the Indian men's hockey team.
  • He will succeed Australian Graham Reid who resigned in January 2023.
  • He has nearly 25 years of coaching experience and earned 195 caps over a span of 10 years for South Africa.
  • He also played Atlanta and Athens Olympic Games.
  • He was named the Belgium Coach of the Year after he guided his club KHC Dragons to the Belgium Hockey League title in the 2020-21 season.

RBI imposes Rs 3.06 Crore penalty on Amazon Pay (India).

  • Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed a penalty of three crore six lakh sixty-six thousand rupees on Amazon Pay (India) Private Limited.
  • Reason: For non-compliance with certain directions related to Prepaid Payment Instruments and Know Your Customer.
  • The action was based on deficiencies in regulatory compliance and is not intended to pronounce upon the validity of any transaction or agreement entered into by the entity with its customers.

Minister Anurag Thakur launched Yuva Utsava - India@2047 in Punjab.

  • Youth Affairs and Sports and Information and Broadcasting Minister, Anurag Singh Thakur has launched Yuva Utsava - India@2047 from Ropar in Punjab.
  • He has also launched the Dashboard of Yuva Utsav.
  • Aim: To promote youth power
  • In the first phase, Yuva Utsav is being organized in 150 districts across the country till the 31st of March, 2023.
  • Youth Affairs Ministry is conducting Yuva Utsav India @2047 under its flagship youth organization Nehru Yuva Kendra Sangathan.

NTPC conferred with the CBIP Award 2022.

  • NTPC Limited has been honored with the CBIP Award 2022 for Outstanding Contribution in Power Generation, attributed to its Vindhyachal Super Thermal Power Station (VSTPS).
  • VSTPS is the largest power station in the country for its efficiency and high level of generation.
  • Union Minister of Power, R.K. Singh presented the award.
  • It is conferred to institutions/individuals for their outstanding contributions to the development of water, power, and Renewable Energy Sectors.

Punjab discom gets "top performer" award for energy conservation measures.

  • Under the Perform, Achieve, and Trade (PAT) program of the Union Ministry for Power, the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL) was awarded as the top performer among all Discoms across the country for energy conservation measures.
  • The award ceremony was held in New Delhi on March 1.
  • During PAT cycle II, a total number of 80,686 Energy saving certificates (ESCerts) were issued to PSPCL.
  • PAT is a flagship scheme under the National Mission on Enhanced efficiency.

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