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Current Affairs Updates for March 2017

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This post contains the current affairs updates for IAS exam for March 2017. Note that it lists only the snippets of the important events that took place in March 2017. For detailed updates that will help you in your Prelims and Mains preparation, enroll for Current Affairs course and get detailed updates every week in PDF format.

Current Affairs Updates for March First Week

Environment TN Government to enact law to remove Seemai Karuvelam trees on HC Orders
Women Welfare Tejaswini Project for Adolescent Girls and Young Women to get World Bank Funding
Child and Women NFHS 4 Reports Increased Sex Ratio and Decrease in Infant Mortality Rate
Urban Governance Thiruvananthapuram tops city governance ranking, Chandigarh at Bottom as per ASICS
Defence Advance Area Defence interceptor missile successfully test-fired 
Water Sharing India to attend Lahore meet on Indus Waters Treaty
Defence Weapon-locating radar SWATHI handed to Army
Culture Kurukh language gets official language status in West Bengal
Culture Kurukh language gets official language status in West Bengal
Women Welfare MoU between India and UN-Women Approved

Current Affairs Updates for March Second Week

Governance Transparency International says Corruption Highest in India among 16 Asia-Pacific nations
Space Tech 5th Satellite of Copernicus Observation Program Launched
Indo-Oman Al-Nagah-II 2017: Joint military exercise between India-Oman
Regional Summit IORA Leaders Summit held in Jakarta
Environment Second Stage of HCFC Phase Out Management Plan Launched
Person in News Konkani Writer Mahabaleshwar Sail to be honoured with Saraswati Samman 2016
Women Welfare Parliament passes Maternity Benefit (Amendment) Bill, 2016
Ecology Mass Coral Bleaching takes place on large scale in Great Barrier Reef for second year
Conservation Odisha, West Bengal, Chhattisgarh and Jharkhand to conduct joint elephant census
Appointment Narendra Kumar appointed as new Central Water Commission Chairman
Solar Energy India’s largest Floating Solar PV Plant Setup in Kerala
Solar Energy India’s largest Floating Solar PV Plant Setup in Kerala

Current Affairs Updates for March Third Week

Fishery Development Mission Fingerling to achieve Blue Revolution launched
Energy To boost Gas Production CCEA approves Policy for Early Monetization of Coal Bed Methane
Health National Health Policy 2017 Unveiled
Health India signs WHO’s Call To End TB by 2030 in South East Asian region
Women Empowerment India ranks 148 in 2017 UN Women in Politics Map
International India’s Increases its contribution to UN in 2015-16 to Rs 244 crores
Funding India Secures $175 million loan from World Bank for National Hydrology Project
Banking RBI to print Rs 10 plastic notes
Railways Medha: First fully India-made train flagged off at Dadar station
Communication Trial run of Cheneni-Nashiri India’s Longest Road Tunnel completed
Pollution Report says 1.04 crore people affected by arsenic contamination in Bengal
Technology New Wi-Fi system developed that offers super-fast connectivity
Conservation Ganga and Yamuna Rivers recognised as living entities by Uttarakhand HC
Welfare India ranks 122 out of 155 in 2017 World Happiness Report
Telecom Vodafone and Idea merge to create India’s largest, world’s 2nd largest telecom company
Environment NGT suspends Green nod for Neutrino project
Technology ISRO commissions world’s third-largest hypersonic wind tunnel
Development India ranks 131 out of 188 in 2016 Human Development Index

Current Affairs Updates for March Fourth Week

Ecology SaCReD scheme to make Majuli Island carbon neutral launched
Health Rajya Sabha passes HIV and AIDS (Prevention and Control) Bill, 2014
Social Justice National Commission for Socially and Educationally Backward Classes to be Setup
Climate Change Scientists warn that Sea ice has reached record winter low at both poles
Senior Citizens Union Government to launch Rashtriya Vayoshri Yojana
Military Modernisation Government approves Shekatkar Committee recommendations on Military modernisation
India-Nepal India and Nepal Renew Petroleum Supply Agreement
Mental Health Parliament Passes Mental Health Bill, 2016
Regional Cooperation US Senate approves entry of Montenegro as NATO’s 29th member
Poverty Reduction Odisha is first state to adopt SHG based financial inclusion model
Energy Export India becomes net exporter of power for the first time
Taxation Lok Sabha passes 4 GST Bills
Pollution SC bans sale, registration of BS-III vehicles
G-20 Meet Third G20 Framework Working Group meeting held in Varanasi
Small Savings Government lowers interest rates on Small saving schemes by 0.1%
Governance Government unveils online vigilance clearance system, e-service book
International El Salvador becomes world’s first country to ban metal mining

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