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17th March 2021

  1. Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Amendment Bill 2021. It is introduced by Women and Child Development Minister Smriti Irani on 15th March 2021.
  2. The Rajya Sabha passed the National Institutes of Food Technology, Entrepreneurship and Management Bill, 2019 on 15th March 2021.
  3. The Mines and Minerals (Development and Regulation) Amendment Bill 2021 was introduced in Lok Sabha on 15th March 2021by the Minister of Coal and Mines, Mr. Prahlad Joshi.
  4. India ranked highest in Workplace Satisfaction at 98% followed by China at 97% according to the JII’s Human Performance Indicator Index.
  5. Kisan Mela was organized as a part of ‘Azadi ka Amrit Mahotsav’ in Kupwara District, J&K, inaugurated by the District Development Commissioner, Kupwara, Imam Din
  6. Index Monitoring Cell (IMC) submitted its Recommendation for Improving Freedom of Media. Main recommendation is – To Decriminalization of Defamation in India, chaired by – Kuldeep Singh Dhatwalia (15 members)
  7. World press Freedom Index 2020 released by Report without Borders (Paris). Norway’s First rank in World Press and India’s rank is 142 among 180 countries.
  8. Insurance (Amendment) Bill,2021 aims at Amending the Insurance Act,1938.
  9. Shobha Tharoor Shrinivasan’s Children’s Book – Prince With a Paint Brush is a story of Raja Ravi Varma aims to inspire Young Readers to learn about the Famed Artist.
    Ravi Varma’s painting “Shakuntala’s Love Letter to Dushyanta” the First ever Indian Painting that depicts a Puranic Theme from a Classical Literary Work.
  10. Indian Railways integrated Indian Rail Madad Helpline “139”
  11. Bhawani Devi becomes the First Indian Fencer to qualify for Tokyo Olympic Games.
  12. Recipient of Aksharashri Award – Shri.Kaithapram Namboothiri Damodaran
March 17, 2021