20 July 2015 Current Affairs

PM Narendra Modi Launched National Career Counselling Portal

Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiled the government’s job board called National Career Service (NCS) portal on 20 July. The web portal will be a one-stop platform for both job providers and job seekers where registration can be done online. It will provide basic platform for searching and applying for jobs on the portal.

Bhanu Pratap Sharma Appointed as Chairperson of FSSAI

Health and Family Welfare Secretary Bhanu Pratap Sharma was on 20 July given additional charge of Food Safety and Standards Authority of India ( FSSAI), Chairperson, for three months. Sharma is an IAS officer of 1981 batch from Bihar cadre. FSSAI is a nodal statutory agency responsible for protecting and promoting public health in India through the regulation and supervision of food safety. FSSAI was established under the Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006 and operates under aegis of Union Ministry of Health & Family Welfare.

Swati Maliwal Takes Charge as DCW chief

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Swati Maliwal on 20 July took over as the new Chairperson of Delhi Commission for Women (DCW). She succeeds Barkha Shukla, who held the post since 2007 February.

UN Security Council Approves Iran Nuclear Deal

The UN Security Council on 20 July unanimously adopted a resolution endorsing the Iran nuclear deal and paving the way to lifting longstanding sanctions on the Islamic Republic.


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