Hindustan Zinc Ranked 1st in S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Index.

  • Vedanta's Hindustan Zinc (HZL) secured the top position in the S&P Global Corporate Sustainability Assessment 2023 in the metals & mining sector, ranking above 238 global peers.
  • Parent Vedanta Ltd rose three ranks to secure the 3rd position globally in the sector.
  • With enhanced ESG strategies and impressive scores, both companies qualify for inclusion in Dow Jones Sustainability World Index.

President Droupadi Murmu confers "Khel Ratna" and "Arjuna" award.

  • President Droupadi Murmu confers the Khel Ratna and Arjuna awards at Rashtrapati Bhawan.
  • Mohammed Shami received the Arjuna Award from President Droupadi Murmu at the National Sports Awards.
  • Chirag and Satwik were honored with the prestigious Major Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna award for their remarkable achievements in 2023.

India launched "Heal in India, Heal by India" initiative.

  • India aims to extend medical facilities worldwide through the initiative, aligning with the philosophy of Vasudhaiva Kutumbakam.
  • Schemes like Ayushman Bharat demonstrate India's commitment to fostering equality in healthcare.
  • Inauguration of new facilities, including emergency wards and sports injury centers, highlights the government's dedication to enhancing healthcare infrastructure.


Govt unveiled 45,000 crore investment plan to boost waterway tourism.

  • Minister Sarbananda Sonowal announces 45,000 crore rupees for waterway tourism development.
  • Aim to increase river cruise capacity from 2 lakh to 15 lakhs tourists annually.
  • Allocation of 15 thousand crore rupees to build 1 thousand eco-friendly vessels.
  • At present the river cruises in the country can carry 2 lakh persons per year and this capacity will be increased to 15 lakhs of tourists.

Decline in individual income inequality in last 8 years: SBI Report.

  • According to an economic research report by the State Bank of India, individual income inequality in India decreased in last 8 years primarily due to a significant income category shift at the lower end of the economic pyramid.
  • The disparity among those earning less than INR 3.5 Lakh annually declined by 16%, indicating group's income share compared to their population portion has increased.

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