Current Affairs - State In News
On 18th October 2021, the Government of Assam has decided to add ‘Bhaskarabda’ in addition to ‘Saka’ and ‘Gregorian’ that will be used in the official calendar.
The local calendar is counted from the date of the ascension of Bhaskaravarman, the 7th-century ruler of Kamrup.
On 18th September 2021, the Rajasthan Assembly passed the Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill-2021.
- The Criminal Laws (Rajasthan Amendment) Bill has provisions for life imprisonment for adulteration of food, or drugs and medicines, making their sale a cognisable and non-bailable offence.
- The Bill mainly seeks to empower Food Safety Officers and Drug Inspectors, as well as address the differences in punishment for food adulteration under various laws.
On 17th September 2021, Meghalaya Enterprise Architecture Project (MeghEA) was launched.
- Meghalaya has become the first state to implement IndEA as MeghEA and promote Enterprise Architecture to digitise governance process.