MOVCDNER Scheme : Objectives

MOVCDNER Scheme: Prime Minister Modi initiated a scheme for the development of commercial organic farming in the region during 2015 which later became to be known as “Mission Organic Value Chain Development for North Eastern Region” (MOVCDNER). The scheme started with an average annual allocation of Rs. 134 crore during last five years has so […]

Centre vs Twitter : Current Issue

Centre vs Twitter: The government of India reprimanded Twitter (micro-blogging website) for not complying with its order to block more than a thousand accounts for the alleged spread of provocative content and misinformation on the farmers’ protest. Current Issue: The Centre has issued notice to the micro-blogging site after it restored more than 250 accounts […]

Social Security And Welfare Measures For Inter-State Migrant Workers Report

Report By Parliamentary Standing Committee on Labour: The Parliamentary Standing Committee on Labour in its report “Social Security and Welfare Measures for Inter-State Migrant Workers” praised Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Scheme (MGNREGS) for providing sustainable livelihood to the unskilled workers including the inter-state migrant labourers. Standing Committees Observation: MGNREGS: The Mahatma Gandhi National […]

Jalabhishekam : Water Conservation Campaign In Madhya Pradesh

Jalabhishekam Water Conservation Campaign:   The Union Defence Minister, Rajnath Singh, inaugurated 57,000 water structures under the “Jalabhishekam Water Conservation Campaign” on February 11, 2021, virtually from New Delhi. These water structures were constructed in Madhya Pradesh. The Water conservation work is being carried in Madhya Pradesh by Chief Minister Shivraj Singh Chouhan with the […]

Vijayanagara : The 31st District Of Karnataka

Vijayanagara: The 31st District Of Karnataka: The Karnataka Government recently notified that, the Vijayanagara has become the 31st district of Karnataka officially. The district has its headquarter at Hosapete. Vijayanagara is located in the Hyderabad-Karnataka region. The district also is home to UNESCO World Heritage sites namely the Hampi and Virupaksha Temple. Vijayanagara district has […]

What is Breach of Parliamentary Privilege Notice?

Breach of Privilege: BJP MP P.P. Chaudhary has issued a breach of privilege notice against Trinamool Congress MP Mahua Moitra in the Lok Sabha for her remarks against a former Chief Justice of India. While speaking on the Motion of Thanks on the President’s address, she has cast some aspersions with respect to the conduct […]

Loss Of Learning During The Pandemic By Azim Premji University : Findings

Loss of Learning during the Pandemic: Azim Premji University conducted a field study to assess the impact of Covid- 19 induced lockdown on students. The study was titled ‘Loss of Learning during the Pandemic’. Key findings: Children missed out on the regular curricular learning they would have acquired had schools remained open. They are also […]

World Sustainable Development Summit 2021 20th edition : Highlights

World Sustainable Development Summit: The 20th edition of the event was inaugurated recently. Theme: Redefining our common future: Safe and secure environment for all. About the World Sustainable Development Summit: It is the annual flagship event of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). It is the sole Summit on global issues taking place in the […]