Delhi’s Air Quality Deteriorates, Graded Response Action Plan (GRAP) Initiated

According to the Central Pollution Control Board (CPCB) daily AQI Bulletin, the average Air Quality Index (AQI) in Delhi crossed the ‘Moderate’ threshold and entered the ‘Poor’ category, with a reading of 212. Given the predictions of continued ‘Poor’ air quality in Delhi for the next few days, Stage-I of GRAP has been invoked immediately across the entire National Capital Region (NCR).

BIS organises 1176 Exposure Visits for Students Nationwide

This initiative aims to equip students with a profound understanding of scientific concepts, principles, and laws by showcasing their practical applications in the manufacturing, functioning, and quality testing of various products, as outlined in pertinent Indian Standards.

Base Minimum Capital Deposit for Category 2 Execution Only Platforms

The members of stock exchanges functioning only in EOP segment (Category 2 EOP) shall maintain a sum of Rs. 10 Lakhs with the stock exchange as BMC deposit. However, for members having registration of more than one segment on the same stock exchange, the BMC deposit requirement shall not be additive for such number of segments and shall be the highest applicable BMC deposit, across various segments.

Onboarding of more banks on UDGAM portal

Reserve Bank of India launched a Centralized Web Portal UDGAM (Unclaimed Deposits – Gateway to Access inforMation) on August 17, 2023 for the public to facilitate and make it easier for them to search their unclaimed deposits across multiple banks at one place. The search facility was initially made available on the portal for seven banks and it was intimated to public that the search facility for remaining banks on the portal would be made available in a phased manner by October 15, 2023.