Important Days

First National Current Good Manufacturing Practices Day – 10th October 2023

  • The first National Current Good Manufacturing Practices (cGMP) Day was celebrated across India to create awareness about the critical role of cGMP in the pharmaceutical industry, ensuring the quality and safety of medicinal products.
  • Theme 2023: “cGMP: Transforming Healthcare”
  • The day was observed by Indian Drug Manufacturers’ Association (IDMA), under the guidance from the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare and Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilisers.

Defence, National Security and Terrorism

HADR Exercise CHAKRAVAT 2023   

    • The Annual Joint Humanitarian Assistance and Disaster Relief Exercise (AJHE), “CHAKRAVAT 2023” was conducted by the Indian Navy at Goa. 
  • AJHE is the outcome of the directive issued during the Combined Commanders’ Conference of 2015. 
  • It promises to further synergize national efforts and expand its scope by involving eight countries from the Indian Ocean Region.


  • First edition – 2015. 
  • Conducted on rotation basis by the Indian Army, Indian Navy, and Indian Air Force (IAF) since 2016.

About Indian Navy 

  • Formation – 26 January 1950
  • Headquarters – New Delhi 
  • Navy Day – December 4
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