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Terai Elephant Reserve

Terai Elephant Reserve:   Centre has approved setting up Terai Elephant Reserve (TER) at Dudhwa-Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh. Elephant reserves are created under Project Elephant, a centrally sponsored scheme launched in 1992. Tamil Nadu and Assam have the highest number of elephant reserves with five each. Asiatic Elephant (IUCN: Endangered) is recognized as a National […]

MGNREGS : Flexibility At The Ground Level

MGNREGS : Flexibility At The Ground Level An internal study commissioned by the Ministry of Rural Development has argued for decentralisation of the Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS), allowing for more “flexibility” at the ground level. There should be a greater diversification of permissible works instead of listing the types of permissible […]

Football4Schools Initiative

Football4Schools Initiative: The Ministry of Education has signed an MoU with Federation Internationale de Football Association (FIFA) and All India Football Federation (AIFF) for the ‘Football4Schools’ initiative in India. The Football4Schools program is a step towards translating Prime Minister’s vision of making sports a way of life as well as creating well-rounded citizens. It aims […]

India’s Biggest Hyperscale Data Centre Yotta D1

India’s Biggest Hyperscale Data Centre Yotta D1: While inaugurating north India’s first hyperscale data centre ‘Yotta D1’, the Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh explained that the state achieved the target of installing 250 MW of storage capacity with an investment of Rs 20,000 crore within a year of launching its data centre policy. Yotta D1, […]