Daily Current Affairs For All Defence Exams | 11 November 2021 | MKC

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IPS officer Sheel Vardhan Singh to head CISF

The government of India has announced the appointment of chiefs of two key Central Armed Police Forces (CAPF). These forces are the Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF). Special Director in the Intelligence Bureau Sheel Vardhan Singh has been appointed as the new CISF DG, & for National Police Academy Director Atul Karwal has been appointed as the NDRF DG. The Appointments Committee of the Cabinet has approved the proposal of the Ministry of Home Affairs for appointments.

Climate Change Performance Index

Climate Change Performance Index (CCPI) 2022 released by Germanwatch on the side-lines of the COP26. India has been placed at 10th spot in this ranking. In 2020 also India was at 10th position. India has became best-performing countries with higher climate performance for the third year in a row.

About the Index:

  • Denmark occupied a fourth place as the highest-ranked country in CCPI 2022, followed by Sweden (5th), and Norway (6th) respectively.
  • United Kingdom (7th), Morocco (8th) and Chile (9th).

National Education Day

National Education Day is celebrated every year on 11 November in India to commemorate the birth anniversary of Maulana Abul Kalam Azad.  He was the first education minister of independent India. The day was announced by the Ministry of Human Resource Development on 11 September 2008. Maulana Abul Kalam Azad office tenure as education minister from 15 August 1947 to 2 February 1958.

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