Dr Chintan Vaishnav : Mission Director Of Atal Innovation Mission (AIM)

Mission Director Of Atal Innovation Mission (AIM): Dr Chintan Vaishnav: Noted socio-technologist Dr Chintan Vaishnav has been appointed the mission director of Atal Innovation Mission (AIM), the government’s flagship initiative under NITI Aayog. Vaishnav will take over from Ramanathan Ramanan later this month. Ramanan has been leading AIM as its first mission director since June […]

What is SUPACE? Supreme Court’s AI Portal

Artificial Intelligence (AI) Based Portal ‘SUPACE’: The Chief Justice of India (CJI) launched an Artificial Intelligence (AI) based portal ‘SUPACE’ in the judicial system aimed at assisting judges with legal research. SUPACE is short for Supreme Court Portal for Assistance in Court’s Efficiency. Earlier, the E-Courts Project was conceptualized on the basis of “National Policy […]

Shitalakhsya River is a Tributary of

Cargo Vessel Sank In The Shitalakhsya River In Narayanganj In Bangladesh: A Bangladesh ferry carrying around 50 passengers collided with a cargo vessel and sank in the Shitalakhsya River in Narayanganj in Bangladesh, leaving at least 26 people dead. Shitalakshya River Shitalakshya River (also known as Lakhya River) is a distributary of the Brahmaputra. In […]

Direct Payment Of Minimum Support Price : Jamabandhi System

Direct Payment Of Minimum Support Price: After the recent orders from the Food Corporation of India (FCI), the farm unions warned that the Centre’s insistence on direct payment of Minimum Support Price (MSP) could derail the crop procurement process. The Centre wants to make direct online MSP payment to farmers’ bank accounts, to remove middlemen […]

Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) : Modified Guidelines

Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) Modified Guidelines:   The Central Vigilance Commission (CVC) has modified the guidelines pertaining to the transfer and posting of officials in the vigilance units of government organisations, restricting their tenure to three years at one place. There are 3 principal actors at the national level in the fight against corruption: the […]

National Super Computing Mission : Latest Update

National Super Computing Mission (NSM): India is fast emerging a leader in high power computing with the National Super Computing Mission (NSM). The National Supercomputing Mission was launched to enhance the research capacities and capabilities in the country by connecting them to form a Supercomputing grid, with National Knowledge Network (NKN) as the backbone. The […]