Daily Current Affairs :24 May 2017

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(1).Uttar Pradesh Govt. raises ‘Divyang’ pension to Rs 500

  • The Uttar Pradesh government hiked the monthly ‘Divyang’
    pension from Rs 300 to Rs 500
  • Uttar Pradesh CM- Yogi Adityanath
  • Governor- Ram Naik
  • Depty CM- Keshav Prasad Maurya and Dinesh Sharma
  • Uttar Pradesh Is largest State in Area
  • Population of Uttar Pradesh is 1st Position by Census 2011

(2). J.C. Daniel Award for Adoor Gopalakrishnan

  • Filmmaker Adoor Gopalakrishnan has been chosen for the prestigious J.C. Daniel Award for 2016.
  • The J.C. Daniel Award, conferred by the State government annually in recognition to an individual’s contributions to Malayalam cinema, carries a purse of Rs 1 lakh, a plaque, and a citation.
  • He has won the National Film Awards 16 times and the State Film Awards 17 times.
  • The nation honoured him with the Padma Shri in 1984 and Padmba Vibhushan in 2006.
  • The J. C. Daniel Award is Kerala’s highest award in Malayalam cinema.
  • It is presented annually by the Kerala State Chalachitra Academy, a non-profit institution under the Department of Cultural Affairs of the Government of Kerala, India.