Daily : January 4, 2017
Question: Who has been appointed as Vice Chief of the Air Staff of Indian Air Force?
(a) Air Marshal SB Deo
(b) Air Marshal C Harikumar
(c) Air Marshal Dinesh Chandra
(d) Air Marshal S V Lal
- On 2 January 2016; Air Marshal SB Deo PVSM AVSM VM VSM ADC took over as Vice Chief of the Air Staff (VCAS) at Air HQ.
- Air Marshal SB Deo was commissioned as a fighter pilot in the IAF on 15 Jun 1979.
- He is an alumnus of the National Defence Academy and the Defence Services Staff College, Wellington.
Prior to taking over as VCAS, he was the AOC-in-C of Western Air Command (WAC).
Committee for Improvement in National Sports Development Code and Functioning of National Sports Federations
Question: Recently Government Constituted a Committee for Improvement in National Sports Development Code and Functioning of National Sports Federations, the committee will be headed by-
(a) Secretary (Sports)
(b) Supreme Court Justice
(c) Minister of State for Sports
(d) President of Olympic Association
- On 2 January 2016 Minister of State (I/C) for Youth Affairs and Sports Shri Vijay Goel has constituted a Committee headed by Secretary (Sports) to suggest improvements in the National Sports Development Code and functioning of Sports Federations etc.
- The committee will give its report within one month.
- The new Committee will suggest improvements in the present National Sports Development Code on the basis of suggestions and feedback given in these meetings and submit a report within a month so that Sports Bodies work as per the public expectations for the promotion of sports in the country.