Current Events September 2015

• GOI approved to setting up an Indian Sign Language Research and Training Centre (ISLRTC) in New Delhi – under the Societies Registration Act, 1860.
• NLC (Neyveli Lignite Corporation) set up its first 10 MW solar power plant – ` 74.60 crore by BHEL become the first renewal energy project of the company announced by Surender Mohan, CMD .
• NASA and US Agency for International Development (USAID) launched a joint project “SERVIRMekong” to strengthen regional environmental monitoring – Burma, Cambodia, Laos, Thailand and Vietnam.
• United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has approved the draft 2030 Sustainable Development Agenda- 17 goals.
• PepsiCo CEO Indra Nooyi (2nd) in Fortune’s 50 powerful women in business list
• ISRO launched India’s 1st dedicated multi wavelength space observatory satellite ASTROSAT for astronomical research from the Satish Dhawan Space Centre, Sriharikota along with six foreign satellites(Inodonesia, Canada and USA) – Vehicle PSLV – 30.
• China launched navigation satellite BDS I2-S (plough or big dipper constellation) – featured with hydrogen atomic clock ) – 20th satellite for its BeiDou Navigation Satellite System launched by Long March3B carrier rocket from Xichang Satellite Launch Center in the southwestern province of Sichuan. Environment.

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