Indigenous Technology To Convert High Ash Indian Coal To Methanol

Indigenous Technology To Convert High Ash Indian Coal To Methanol: India has developed an indigenous technology to convert high ash Indian coal to methanol and established its first pilot plant in Hyderabad. This technology will help the country move towards the adoption of clean technology and promote the use of methanol as a transportation fuel […]

River Ranching Programme

River Ranching Programme: Nationwide River Ranching Programme was recently launched in Uttar Pradesh. Along with Uttar Pradesh, other 4 states namely, Orissa, Uttarakhand, Tripura and Chhattisgarh also participated in the launch of ‘nationwide River Ranching program’. 3 lakhs fingerlings were ranched at 3 sites in UP, namely, Brijghat, Tigri, Meerut, Garhmukteshwar and Bijnor. River Ranching […]

Quarterly Employment Survey (QES)

Quarterly Employment Survey (QES): The Labour Bureau, Ministry of Labour and Employment released the results of the Quarterly Employment Survey (QES) for the First Quarter (FQ) of 2021 (April to June). QES Survey: The Quarterly Employment Survey (QES) is part of the All-India Quarterly Establishment-based Employment Survey (AQEES). It covers establishments employing 10 or more […]

Rail Link Between Nepal And India

Rail Link Between Nepal And India: The first stretch of rail link between Nepal and India is ready to resume on the neighbouring country’s first-ever broad gauge passenger service (Jainagar-Bijalpura-Bardibas railway project). The rail link between Nepal and India has been popular since the early 20th century. In 1937, the British had built a narrow […]

Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021

Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021: Global Multidimensional Poverty Index 2021 was released by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and the Oxford Poverty & Human Development Initiative (OPHI). The Index considers data from 109 countries and 5.9 billion people. Global Data: 1.3 billion people are multidimensionally poor. About half (644 million) are children under age […]