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National Food Security Act, 2013 Revisions Recommended by NITI Aayog

Revising National Food Security Act, 2013: NITI Aayog: NITI Aayog, through a discussion paper, has recommended reducing the rural and urban coverage under the National Food Security Act (NFSA), 2013, to 60% and 40%, respectively. It has also proposed a revision of beneficiaries as per the latest population which is currently being done through Census- […]

Formation & Promotion of 10,000 FPOs – Key Points

‘Formation & Promotion of 10,000 Farmer Produce Organizations (FPOs): The Ministry of Agriculture and Farmers Welfare celebrated the first anniversary of the Central Sector Scheme titled ‘Formation & Promotion of 10,000 Farmer Produce Organizations (FPOs)’. In February 2020, at Chitrakoot (Uttar Pradesh) with a budgetary provision of Rs. 6865 crore. More than 2200 FPOs produce […]

Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan : Recent Development

Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan: The Union Education Minister chaired a review meeting on Rashtriya Uchchatar Shiksha Abhiyan (RUSA). Highlights of the Meeting: Gross Enrolment Ratio (GER): Need to draw plans on educating additional 3.5 crore students to increase GER to 50% by 2035. India’s higher education enrollment is calculated in terms of GER, which is […]

Land Ports Authority of India (LPAI) : Key Points | Ministry

The Land Ports Authority of India (LPAI) Celebrated Its 9th Foundation Day: The Land Ports Authority of India (LPAI) celebrated its 9th Foundation Day today at its headquarters in New Delhi. It is a statutory body (created through the Land Ports Authority of India Act, 2010). Founded in: 2012. Parent ministry: Ministry of Home Affairs. […]

3rd Jan Aushadhi Diwas 2021 : Key Points

3rd Jan Aushadhi Diwas Celebrations: The 3rd Janaushadhi Diwas 2021 celebrations starting from 1st March to 7th March It will be a weeklong celebration starting from 1st March to 7th March 2021. Jan Aushadhi kendras conducted Health Checkup Camps across the country. These health check-up camps included Blood Pressure checkups, Sugar level checkups, free doctor […]

Global-Bio India 2021 : Theme | Ministry

Global-Bio India 2021: The Union Minister for Science & Technology, Earth Sciences and Health & Family Welfare Dr Harsh Vardhan inaugurated the second edition of Global Bio-India-2021 in New Delhi through virtual mode. The three-day event will be held from March 01 to 03, 2021, on a digital platform. The purpose of the event is […]