By Prarthna Sharma
1st July, 2016
Prashikshak, online portal for teacher education launched.
- An online portal for education of teachers for District Institutes of Education and Training (DIETs), Prashikshak, was launched.
Online grievance redressal portal, Nivaran launched.
- An Online grievance redressal portal, Nivaran was launched by Union Railway Ministry.
1 July: National Doctors’ Day
- Marking the birth anniversary of Dr, Bidhan Chandra Roy, 1st July is celebrated as National Doctor’s Day across the nation.
2nd July, 2016
First integrated Defence Communication Network of India launched
- First integrated Defence Communication Network of India launched was launched.
India attains 105th position in Human Capital Index 2016.
- India attains 105th position out of 130 countries in Human Capital Index 2016.
3rd July , 2016
Lewis Hamilton won Austrian Grand Prix of F1 2016.
- Great Britain’s Lewis Hamilton won Austrian Grand Prix title of Formula One 2016.
4th July, 2016
First Commercial Court and Commercial Disputes Resolution Centre opens up in Chattisgarh.
- First Commercial Court and Commercial Disputes Resolution Centre of India, opens up in Chattisgarh.
Sudarshan Sen takes charge as the Executive Director of RBI.
- Sudarshan Sen replaces NS Vishwanathan as the Executive Director of the Reserve Bank of India (RBI).
5th July, 2016
Shankar Acharya Committee constituted to monitor the desirability and feasibility of new financial year.
- Shankar Acharya Committee, has been constituted by the government to monitor the desirability and feasibility of new financial year.
6th July, 2016
Project Namami Gange launched.
- With the aim of cleaning River Ganga, project Namami Gange was launched by the Union Government.
7th July, 2016
Captain Radhika Menon, First woman to receive Exceptional Bravery award at Sea.
- Captain Radhika Menon has become the first woman in the world to receive the Award for Exceptional Bravery at Sea 2016 , given by International Maritime Organisation (IMO).
8th July, 2016
Dr. Raghuveer Chaudhari conferred with 51st Jnanpith Award.
- Dr. Raghuveer Chaudhari, an eminent Gujarati writer, was conferred with 51st Jnanpith Award by the President of India.
10th July, 2016
Sushila Karki becomes First woman Chief Justice of Nepal.
- Sushila Karki, becomes the first woman Chief Justice of Nepal.
11th July, 2016
11 July: World Population Day
- 11th July is celebrated as the World Population day all over the world, every year.
- 2016 Theme: “Investing in teenage girls”.
Arvind Subramaniam committee, to handle the shortage of pulses.
- Arvind Subramaniam Committee, has been constituted to handle the situation of shortage of pulses in the country.
12th July, 2016
Operation ‘Sankat Mochan’, to evacuate Indian citizens from South Sudan, launched.
- With the aim of evacuating Indian citizens from South Sudan, Operation “Sankat Mochan” was launched by the Government.
- VK Singh, Union Minister of State for External Affairs General (Retd.) ,will head the Indian Air Force for the same.
13th July, 2016
Rakesh Kumar Chaturvedi – New Chairman of CBSE
- Rakesh Kumar Chaturvedi is all set to take charge as the Chairman of the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE).
14th July, 2016
Nalanda Mahavihara now in the World Heritage Site list of UNESCO.
- Nalanda Mahavihara in Bihar ( old Nalanda University) is now included in the List of UNESCO’s World Heritage Site.
Madhya Pradesh- First state to have Happiness Department.
- Madhya Pradesh becomes first state of its kind in India have a Happiness Department, similar to that of Bhutan.
15th July, 2016
E-marketplace portal launched.
- E- marketplace portal was launched in order to facilitate online purchases by central government ministries .
16th July, 2016
Pema Khandu- Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh.
- Pema Khandu is all set to take charge as the 10th Chief Minister of Arunachal Pradesh.
17th July, 2016
Khangchendzonga National Park and Capitol Complex listed in World Heritage Sites.
- Khangchendzonga National Park in Sikkim and Capitol Complex of Chandigarh were listed in World Heritage Sites by The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO).
18th July, 2016
18 July: Nelson Mandela International Day.
- Marking the birth Anniversary of Nelson Mandela, 18th July is celebrated as Nelson Mandela Day across the globe.
- 2016 Theme: “Take Action, Inspire Change
19th July, 2016
Guruprasad Mohapatra , New Chairman of Airports Authority of India
- Guruprasad Mohapatra all set to take charge as the new Chairman of Airports Authority of India (AAI).
20th July, 2016
First e-court of India inaugurated in Hyderabad High Court .
- E- court, first of its kind in India was opened up at Hyderabad High Court.
Malcolm Turnbull –New Prime Minister of Australia.
- Malcolm Turnbull takes charge as the 29th Prime Minister of Australia.
21st July, 2016
Indian Railways installs TRI-NETRA.
- With the aim of avoiding accidents, Indian Railways has started with the process of launching Terrain Imaging for Diesel Drivers- Infrared Enhanced Optical and Radar Assisted (Tri-NETRA).
22nd July, 2016
Rohit Khandelwal -First Indian to win Mr. World title.
- Rohit Khandelwal, becomes the first ever Indian to win Mr. World Title.
23rd July, 2016
Madhav Chitale committee constituted for desiltation of River Ganga
- Madhav Chitale committee is constituted to monitor guidelines making process for desiltation of River Ganga.
24th July , 2016
Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016 conferred on Bezwada Wilson and TM Krishna
- Prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award 2016 was conferred upon Bezwada Wilson, who is a social activist and TM Krishna , who is a musician by profession.
26th July, 2016
Mahasweta Devi, Social Activist and Writer passed away.
- Mahasweta Devi, who was a social activist and an eminent writer of the country passed away on 29th July.
29th July, 2016
29 July: International Tiger Day.
- International Tiger Day is celebrated all over the globe on 29th July, with the aim of raising awareness for the conservation of tigers.
30th July, 2016
30 July: World Day against Trafficking in Persons
- The world day against Trafficking in Persons is celebrated on 30th July across the world.
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