New office complex Vaigai at Custom House in Chennai.

New office complex Vaigai at Custom House in Chennai.

  • Union Finance Minister Nirmala Sitaraman laid the foundation for a nine-story new office complex Vaigai to be built at a cost of Rs. 92 Crore at the Custom House in Chennai.
  • The building will facilitate India’s commitment to improving trade, export and import, the office complex will be housing all the necessary offices required for customs clearances in one place.
  • A creche is included in the complex for the benefit of the women employees and the building will be energy efficient

Golden Jubilee of North Eastern Council

  • Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Union Home and Cooperation Minister Shri Amit Shah attended the Golden Jubilee celebrations of the North Eastern Council (NEC) in Shillong in Meghalaya.

About NEC

  • North Eastern Council (NEC) was constituted as a statutory advisory body under the NEC Act 1971 and came into being on the 7th November, 1972 at Shillong.
    • The eight States of Northeast India viz. Arunachal Pradesh, Assam, Manipur, Meghalaya, Mizoram, Nagaland, Tripura and Sikkim, are members of the council, with their respective Chief Ministers and Governors representing them.
  • The headquarters of the council is situated in Shillong and functions under the Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (DONER).

Good Governance Week 2022

  • Union Minister Dr. Jitendra Singh to inaugurate Good Governance Week 2022, “Prashasan Gaon Ki Ore” a Nationwide Campaign.
  • 3,120 New Services identified by District Collectors across the country will be added for Online Service Delivery during the 5-day “Prashasan Gaon ki Ore campaign.
  • During the good governance week, or Sushasan Saptah grievances received on Centralised Public Grievance Redress and Monitoring System (CPGRAMS) will be redressed along with grievances received on state portals.
  • Tamil Nadu districts have identified 1,38,621 grievances for redressal, it added.


  • CPGRAMS was created in June 2007 by the Department of Administrative Reforms & Public Grievances. It is a Public Grievances Redressal Mechanism.
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